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Inside the life of five-star Iowa commit A.J. Epenesa: 'Football is already a lifestyle'

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GLEN CARBON, Ill. – A.J. Epenesa is constantly surrounded.

Edwardsville (Ill.) High School is hosting a football game on Sept. 16. That makes the 6-foot-5, 275-pound senior a superstar everywhere he goes on this night in southwest Illinois. 2,648 more words

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Scott Park Road closed at the Wapsi River due to flooding

SCOTT COUNTY, Iowa (KWQC) — Another road closure has been announced due to rising river levels. The Scott County Sheriff’s Department announced on Thursday evening, September 29, 2016 that Scott Park Road (Old Highway 61) was closed at the Wapsi River due to water over the roadway. 9 more words

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THIS Weekend ~ go much junkin' to do!

Anyone else gonna get your junk on this weekend? There are SO many things out there to do! I’ll be headed here with my cousin from Montana on Saturday; can’t wait to see it through her first-time eyes! 40 more words

1943 – The US Navy commissions the destroyer 'The Sullivans'.

The Sullivan brothers were raised in an Irish-Catholic family, the brothers great-grandfather had emigrated from Ireland.

Early on the morning of 13 November, during the naval Battle of Guadalcanal, the SS Juneau was torpedoed and badly damaged. 404 more words

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Friday Fun

Fun with picture from my walk.  My neighbor has beautiful Dahlias.

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Quad Cities cancer clinical trials

DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – Before a drug is put on the market hundreds have to help test it out. That includes cancer drugs.

Sept. 29, 2016, Gilda’s Club of the Quad Cites offered locals the opportunity to learn about cancer clinical trials in the QCA. 421 more words

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Community input on potential hazards

CERRO GORDO COUNTY, Iowa- Thursday evening many county and city leaders gathered to discuss the potential threat of hazards in Cerro Gordo County.

“Tornadoes I think are our biggest threat in Rockwell,” says James Bills, the Mayor of Rockwell. 235 more words

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