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Chicago Tribune
City, participants prepare for Women’s March after surprisingly large turnout last yearoffer extra capacity on all lines, which include UP North, Milwaukee North, UP
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
offer extra capacity on all lines, which include UP North, Milwaukee North, UP Northwest, Milwaukee West, UP West, BNSF, Rock Island, SouthWest Service and Metra Electric lines. There is no Saturday service on the North Central Service and... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Congresswoman collecting Valentine's Day cards for veteransROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois congresswoman is collecting Valentine's Da
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 2 days ago
ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois congresswoman is collecting Valentine's Day cards for veterans. This is the fifth year that U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos has invited constituents to send Valentine's Day greetings to those who have served their... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Charleston girls 9th, Tri-County girls 7th in AP pollEdwardsville (11);18-0;119;1 2. Rockford Boylan;20-0;99;4 3. Montini (1);22-2
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Edwardsville (11);18-0;119;1 2. Rockford Boylan;20-0;99;4 3. Montini (1);22-2;90;2 4. Maine West;20-1;65;6 (tie) Rock Island;15-7;65;5 6. Lincoln-Way East;20-1;59;8 7. Geneva;15-3;48;3 8. Benet;18-3;39;7 9. Normal... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Boylan ranked No. 2 in the stateMatt Trowbridge Staff writer @matttrowbridge Boylan's dominating win over powe
The Journal-Standard / Posted 3 days ago
Matt Trowbridge Staff writer @matttrowbridge Boylan's dominating win over powerhouse Rock Island moved the unbeaten Titans up to No. 2 in the state in today's Class 4A girls basketball rankings. That's the highest I can remember a NIC-10 team being... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Man's girlfriend allegedly fainted helping FBIforced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
forced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb. 27 federal trial be moved from Urbana to Rock Island or Chicago. They cite what they call "inflammatory and inherently prejudicial pretrial publicity" about the case... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Attorneys want trial moved in missing University of Illinois scholar caseforced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
forced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb. 27 federal trial be moved from Urbana to Rock Island or Chicago. They cite what they call "inflammatory and inherently prejudicial pretrial publicity" about the case... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Attorneys want trial moved in missing University of Illinois scholar caseforced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
forced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb. 27 federal trial be moved from Urbana to Rock Island or Chicago. They cite what they call "inflammatory and inherently prejudicial pretrial publicity" about the case... Read more
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FOX News
Attorneys want trial moved in missing Chinese scholar caseforced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
forced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb. 27 federal trial be moved from Urbana to Rock Island or Chicago. They cite what they call "inflammatory and inherently prejudicial pretrial publicity" about the case... Read more
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FOX News
Attorneys want trial moved in missing Chinese scholar caseforced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
forced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb. 27 federal trial be moved from Urbana to Rock Island or Chicago. They cite what they call "inflammatory and inherently prejudicial pretrial publicity" about the case... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Attorneys want trial moved in missing Chinese scholar caseforced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
forced into Christensen's car. Christensen's attorneys are asking that the Feb. 27 federal trial be moved from Urbana to Rock Island or Chicago. They cite what they call "inflammatory and inherently prejudicial pretrial publicity" about the case... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Accused kidnapper's attorneys want main charge dropped, venue changedmotion to change venues, Christensen's lawyers asked for the trial to be moved
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
motion to change venues, Christensen's lawyers asked for the trial to be moved from the federal courthouse in Urbana to the Rock Island Division of the Central District of Illinois or the Eastern Division of the Northern District of Illinois... Read more
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The Janesville Gazette
Palestinians to get 3G in West Bank, after Israel lifts banglobe. Mobile internet is available in far-flung places, from the Himalayan kin
The Janesville Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
globe. Mobile internet is available in far-flung places, from the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan to the Atlantic's volcanic rock island of Ascension. In blocking 3G for years, Israel has cited security concerns, without going into details.... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Bald eagles return to eastern Iowa along Mississippi Riverand photograph bald eagles. Alaska has more bald eagles, he says, but "that's a
KWWL Iowa / Posted 6 days ago
and photograph bald eagles. Alaska has more bald eagles, he says, but "that's an awfully long plane ride." Other good spots are dams, parks and marinas in Davenport and Rock Island, Illinois, as well as Illiniwek Forest Preserve in Hampton, Illino... Read more
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TribLIVE
Iowan retiree had close link to SteelersIowa; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Interment with full mi
TribLIVE / Posted 7 days ago
Iowa; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Interment with full military honors will be Tuesday in the Rock Island Arsenal National Cemetery, Rock Island, Ill. The J. Paul McCracken Funeral Home Chapel Inc., Ligonier, is... Read more
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The Columbian
Decline of salmon also impacts salmon genetics1950s, and annual harvests now stand at less than 5 million pounds. The first
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
1950s, and annual harvests now stand at less than 5 million pounds. The first dam on the main stem of the Columbia, the Rock Island Dam in Chelan County, was built in 1933. The Bonneville and Grand Coulee dams were built in 1941, blocking... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
SWIMMING: Dragons starting strong in 2018 ... two meets, two wins(1:53.16) and Marlatt, Sam Dunn, Oliver and Peterson won the 200 freestyle (1:3
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
(1:53.16) and Marlatt, Sam Dunn, Oliver and Peterson won the 200 freestyle (1:35.84). Pekin was scheduled to compete at Rock Island on Thursday. LUCKY SEVEN: Pekin won seven of 12 events in winning a triple dual meet Jan. 4 against host Normal... Read more
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The Shawano Leader
Patricia A. Schragethe title of Outstanding Teaching of the Year in 1975. Following retirement, Pa
The Shawano Leader / Posted 11 days ago
the title of Outstanding Teaching of the Year in 1975. Following retirement, Pat served as a substitute teacher at the Rock Island Arsenal Child Development Center and as a substitute librarian for the Scott County Library System. Pat’s... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Charleston breaks into rankings in girls' basketballvotes: Leo 13, Bloomington Central Catholic 5, Chicago Uplift 5, Corliss 4, St.
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 11 days ago
votes: Leo 13, Bloomington Central Catholic 5, Chicago Uplift 5, Corliss 4, St. Joseph-Ogden 3, Trenton Wesclin 3, Rock Island Alleman 3, Petersburg PORTA 2, Deer Creek-Mackinaw 1, Harrisburg 1, Effingham St. Anthony... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Rauner officials defend handling of Legionnaires' outbreak at Quincy veterans homebetween improving the care and taking initial remedial measures and issuing a p
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
between improving the care and taking initial remedial measures and issuing a press release,” said Rep. Michael Halpin, D-Rock Island. "I don’t know that the press release was necessary, but informing the residents and the powers of attorney and... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
BASKETBALL: Two losses and a long, cold bus ridein Moline. Losing twice in less than 24 hours wasn't fun. Neither was a two-ho
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
in Moline. Losing twice in less than 24 hours wasn't fun. Neither was a two-hour Saturday morning bus ride from Pekin to Rock Island, where the Dragons junior varsity team played before the varsity game vs. Davenport North. After yet another... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Plans call for Rock Island Trail to complete Peoria loopSteve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — The mi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
Steve Tarter Journal Star city of Peoria reporter @SteveTarter PEORIA — The mile-long leg of the Rock Island Trail that would take the trail from Harvard Avenue into Peoria is on this year's to-do list, according to the city's public works... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Area swimming and diving teams set for different sectionalsteams are slated for the Normal Community pool for sectional competition this s
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
teams are slated for the Normal Community pool for sectional competition this season. The rest have been assigned to the Rock Island Sectional. The sectional meets are set for Saturday, Feb. 17. Notre Dame, ranked fifth in the state, heads the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Tigers show up for ‘the Ill. side’ in St. Louisup at state. We never stop and we’re going to continue to go. “It’s really goo
The Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
up at state. We never stop and we’re going to continue to go. “It’s really good for the postseason because when we played (Rock Island in the past) and IWA, it’s going to get us prepared and be ready for the postseason.” As Edwardsville resumes... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Metra, other railroads warned: Don't delay on high-tech safety systemplans to have PTC on the BNSF line installed next year. PTC on the Union Pacifi
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
plans to have PTC on the BNSF line installed next year. PTC on the Union Pacific North, West and Northwest lines and the Rock Island lines should be installed in 2018, while PTC should be ready on remaining lines in 2019. "As the FRA indicated,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Metra tests high-tech backup braking system, wants full installation by 2019likely by the middle of 2018. The three Union Pacific lines to the northern, no
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
likely by the middle of 2018. The three Union Pacific lines to the northern, northwestern and western suburbs, and the Rock Island train to Joliet also will get done this year, followed by the other lines, Metra said. The PTC system does give... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Quincy digs out after major stormBlodgett’s Houghs Neck house for the first time he could remember. The Quincy
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 15 days ago
Blodgett’s Houghs Neck house for the first time he could remember. The Quincy resident was finishing up shoveling his Rock Island Road home around noon when he stopped to point out what the previous day’s nor’easter had caused. The water had... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Jan. 5, 2018Banks, Jan. 5-6. Call (217) 482-5233 or visit mclimits.com. Special events Pi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
Banks, Jan. 5-6. Call (217) 482-5233 or visit mclimits.com. Special events Pimiteoui Trail Association Hike Jan. 7 on the Rock Island Trail Greenway and Jan. 20 at Starved Rock State Park. Go to ptahike.org for more information. Live at the Five... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Trial date set for Illinois man charged in Iowa killingpushed back several times. Juries have twice convicted Liggins in the death of
KWWL Iowa / Posted 16 days ago
pushed back several times. Juries have twice convicted Liggins in the death of Jennifer Lewis, who disappeared from her Rock Island, Illinois, neighborhood. Her burned remains were found near a Davenport elementary school in September 1990. The... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Trial date set for Illinois man charged in Iowa killingpushed back several times. Juries have twice convicted Liggins in the death of
KTTC Rochester / Posted 16 days ago
pushed back several times. Juries have twice convicted Liggins in the death of Jennifer Lewis, who disappeared from her Rock Island, Illinois, neighborhood. Her burned remains were found near a Davenport elementary school in September 1990. The... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Tri-County girls ranked, Charleston receiving votesMonticello;8-1;40;3 9. Eldorado;15-0;29;T10 10. Bureau Valley;11-2;13;NR Oth
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 17 days ago
Monticello;8-1;40;3 9. Eldorado;15-0;29;T10 10. Bureau Valley;11-2;13;NR Others receiving votes: Trenton Wesclin 11; Rock Island Alleman 11; Effingham St. Anthony 11; Corliss 7; Deer Creek-Mackinaw 7; Central Catholic 6; Chicago Uplift 6;... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton, Richwoods girls ranked 1-2 statewide in Class 3Apoints. School W-L Pts Prv 1. Edwardsville (8) 14-0 97 T2 2. Lombard Montini
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
points. School W-L Pts Prv 1. Edwardsville (8) 14-0 97 T2 2. Lombard Montini (2) 18-1 90 4 3. Geneva 13-1 77 1 4. Rock Island 11-4 61 T2 5. Des Plaines Maine West 17-0 53 5 6. Rockford Boylan 13-0 46 6 7. Lisle Benet 16-3 35 7 8.... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
City of McKinney Announces New Airport Directorof aviation and operations for the Metropolitan Airport Authority which operate
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 17 days ago
of aviation and operations for the Metropolitan Airport Authority which operates the Quad City International Airport in Rock Island County, Illinois. Prior to his time in Illinois, Carley was the director of the Ohio University Airport in... Read more
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The MidWeek
Looking Back for Jan. 3, 2018long flat car, and it looked very formidable. The mouth of the cannon was as la
The MidWeek / Posted 17 days ago
long flat car, and it looked very formidable. The mouth of the cannon was as large as a good-sized wash tub. It was made at Rock Island arsenal and is likely destined for overseas service. A Finnish resident called the DeKalb Chronicle last night... Read more
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Inquirier.net
QC cops nab drunk security guard for indiscriminate firingCantil started firing around 12:30 a.m at Taniman de Gloria Extension in Batasa
Inquirier.net / Posted 19 days ago
Cantil started firing around 12:30 a.m at Taniman de Gloria Extension in Batasan Hills in Quezon City using a cal .45 Rock Island pistol. Eleazar said Cantil, a security guard for nine years, was under the influence of liquor at the time of... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Verdict on federal Judge Colin Bruce: 'He's very fair, even-handed'being boss to about 40 prosecutors and 30 support staff members in district cou
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
being boss to about 40 prosecutors and 30 support staff members in district courthouses in Urbana, Springfield, Peoria and Rock Island. "You run all the day-to-day operations of the entire district," he said of the post that required travel to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Boys holiday tournament roundup: Notre Dame, Quest advance to tourney title gamesin two days. Rolando Brown had 19 points to lead the Rams, who got 15 more from
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 22 days ago
in two days. Rolando Brown had 19 points to lead the Rams, who got 15 more from Quincy Broadway. AT BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL ROCK ISLAND 60, METAMORA 53 (OT): After rallying from a seven-point, fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime, the Redbirds... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Boys holiday tournament roundup: Notre Dame, Quest advance to tourney title gamesin two days. Rolando Brown had 19 points to lead the Rams, who got 15 more from
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
in two days. Rolando Brown had 19 points to lead the Rams, who got 15 more from Quincy Broadway. AT BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL ROCK ISLAND 60, METAMORA 53 (OT): After rallying from a seven-point, fourth-quarter deficit to force overtime, the Redbirds... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
State should maintain current park property before adding moreselling the land to private developers." An article in the Dec. 24, 2017, edit
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
selling the land to private developers." An article in the Dec. 24, 2017, edition the News Tribune stated: "The proposed Rock Island Trail would add more than 144 miles of Ameren's dismantled Rock Island Line railway onto the existing 47.5-mile... Read more
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SaukValley.com
DAY TRIP – Bald eagles: A bird you can set your watch by20-foot climbing tower. That should keep everyone busy. What: Bald Eagle Days
SaukValley.com / Posted 23 days ago
20-foot climbing tower. That should keep everyone busy. What: Bald Eagle Days Where: QCCA Expo Center, 2621 Fourth Ave., Rock Island When: 4 to 8 p.m. Jan. 5 – Kids night; ages 15 and under get in free with paid adult admission; 10 a.m. to 8... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Morton girls break three State Farm Classic recordsfor (North) Lawndale," said Becker. "They've been a solid program and have been
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 24 days ago
for (North) Lawndale," said Becker. "They've been a solid program and have been through a lot together." Richwoods (2009), Rock Island (2006) and Bolingbrook (2005) all scored 30 points in a quarter. Pana had the record for largest margin of... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Rescue 116 families deliver heartfelt seasonal messagespeople were on board the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter when it came down off the Co
Irish Examiner / Posted 25 days ago
people were on board the Sikorsky S-92 helicopter when it came down off the Co Mayo coast on March 14 close to Black Rock Island. Captain Dara Fitzpatrick died after she was rescued from the sea hours after the crash. The body of her... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 25 days ago
Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 23. Muskegon, Mich. 22. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa-Ill. 21. St. Joseph, Mo.-Kan. 20. Beckley, W.Va. 19. Williamsport, Pa. 18. Parkersburg-Vienna,... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 25 days ago
Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 23. Muskegon, Mich. 22. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa-Ill. 21. St. Joseph, Mo.-Kan. 20. Beckley, W.Va. 19. Williamsport, Pa. 18. Parkersburg-Vienna,... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 25 days ago
Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 23. Muskegon, Mich. 22. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa-Ill. 21. St. Joseph, Mo.-Kan. 20. Beckley, W.Va. 19. Williamsport, Pa. 18. Parkersburg-Vienna,... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 25 days ago
Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 23. Muskegon, Mich. 22. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa-Ill. 21. St. Joseph, Mo.-Kan. 20. Beckley, W.Va. 19. Williamsport, Pa. 18. Parkersburg-Vienna,... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 25 days ago
Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 23. Muskegon, Mich. 22. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa-Ill. 21. St. Joseph, Mo.-Kan. 20. Beckley, W.Va. 19. Williamsport, Pa. 18. Parkersburg-Vienna,... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 25 days ago
Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 23. Muskegon, Mich. 22. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa-Ill. 21. St. Joseph, Mo.-Kan. 20. Beckley, W.Va. 19. Williamsport, Pa. 18. Parkersburg-Vienna,... Read more
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First Coast News
25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
First Coast News / Posted 25 days ago
Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 23. Muskegon, Mich. 22. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa-Ill. 21. St. Joseph, Mo.-Kan. 20. Beckley, W.Va. 19. Williamsport, Pa. 18. Parkersburg-Vienna,... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 25 days ago
Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 23. Muskegon, Mich. 22. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa-Ill. 21. St. Joseph, Mo.-Kan. 20. Beckley, W.Va. 19. Williamsport, Pa. 18. Parkersburg-Vienna,... Read more
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KTVB Boise
25 cities adding (and losing) the most jobs in 2017Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
KTVB Boise / Posted 25 days ago
Falls, Mont. Employment change: -436 (-1.2%) 24. Shreveport-Bossier City, La. 23. Muskegon, Mich. 22. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa-Ill. 21. St. Joseph, Mo.-Kan. 20. Beckley, W.Va. 19. Williamsport, Pa. 18. Parkersburg-Vienna,... Read more
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