Quad Cities


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Quad Cities

 (kwŏd)
A metropolitan area of eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois on the Mississippi River, including Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa and Moline and Rock Island in Illinois.
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Freudis Nova came to the plate and bounced a ball over Brandon Leyton's head a shortstop for an RBI single to put Quad Cities up 1-0.
The newly constructed, four-story, 112-room upscale hotel is located in the heart of the rapidly growing Quad Cities region at 5061 Competition Drive, close to the Quad City International Airport and within walking distance to the TBK Bank Sports Complex-a regional attraction that is spurring further development of the Interstate 80 corridor.
'First Midwest has long-standing roots in the Quad Cities, with deep client and community relationships,' said Rick Mahoney, regional group head for Commercial Banking in the Quad Cities.
In addition, eligible military personnel, which includes reservists, retirees, veterans and surviving household members, will save $500 with a bonus cash offer good toward the purchase of any eligible new vehicle at Lindquist Ford, the car dealer Quad Cities drivers choose for great deals.
Clinton will close on June 1, 2017 and Quad Cities on June 2018.
The Quad Cities - Davenport and Bettendorf in Iowa, Rock Island and Moline in Illinois - have long been an excellent site for minor league sports, and the Mallards did well there for several seasons.
But 20 years ago in the American mid-West "Quad Cities" on the banks of the Mississippi, it was farm machine tools.
Holtz has 13 years experience in the solid waste and recycling industry, previously serving five years as City Carton Recycling's Quad Cities recycling facility manager.
As one of approximately 120 chapters throughout the country, the Quad Cities Chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) has been representing the management interests of electrical contractors in western Illinois and eastern Iowa since 1930.
"It's tender, sad, and haunting all at the same time." Walsh, who has choreographed for ABT Studio Company, Ballet Quad Cities, and the Houston Grand Opera, has invited dancers from Houston Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, the now-defunct Ballett Frankfurt, and BalletMet Columbus to join the ranks of his own company for the January 7-8 premiere at the Hobby Center in his home base, Houston.
"He had been harassing them for the past three years," explained FPS special agent Wil Calvey to the Quad Cities Times.