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Shooting Rampage At SC Elementary School

At least two children were shot yesterday at a South Carolina elementary school by a troubled teenager.  

No one at the school was killed or seriously injured, but the shooter

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Senate Override Obama Veto

Both the House and the Senate voted Wednesday to override President Barack Obama’s veto of a bill that would allow families of the victims of 9/11 to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S.

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Elon Musk Wants to Create a Colony on Mars

On Tuesday, SpaceX and Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk overviewed his plan to send a fleet of 1,000 spacecraft to colonize Mars and estimated an investment of about $10 billion to realize the

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Cubs 101st Win Bounces Bucs From Playoffs

Chicago is 101-56, the most wins by the franchise in 106 years — or since the 1910 Cubs won 104 games. That was two years after the 1908 Cubs became the club’s last World Series

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Texan J.J. Watt Injured & Out

Watt will miss a minimum of eight weeks, meaning he could be back Nov. 27 against the San Diego Chargers. However, a team source said “I do believe that he will miss the

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Rex Ryan Prank Calls Patriots

As Patriots receiver Julian Edelman wrapped up a conference call with Buffalo reporters, Ryan — who just entered the room for his news conference –asked Edelman a

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Sports for 9-29

In volleyball action last night on the prep level, West Central took down Annawan two games to one. On the college level, Southeastern fell to Kirkwood Community College at home in a three-game

Sports for 9-28

Mediapolis won a hard fought victory over Fort Madison on the volleyball court, winning in five games. Burlington topped Bettendorf in a three game sweep. Van Buren topped West Burlington in four

Sports for 9-27

The Burlington High School Boys Golf Team placed third in a triangular in Bettendorf, beating Clinton but falling to Muscatine. In Volleyball action on the Illinois side, Illini West downed West

Obituaries

Obituaries Thursday September 29th

Darla Jean McCracken, 70, of Burlington, died at 12:49 PM Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at the Great River Hospice House in West Burlington.

 

Born February 24,

Obituaries Wednesday September 28th

John J. Cechota, husband, father, and retired civilian from the Iowa Army Ammunition Plant, died on the beautiful morning of September 26, 2016 at Burlington Care