Monday - January 20, 2020
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RISE: Ways to Commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Today - Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Monday, January 20th, 2020 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The federal holiday celebrates the birthday of the minister and activist, who was born January 15th, 1929. Dr. King became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the Civil Rights Movement from 1955 until his assassination in 1968. “I have a dream… that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed.” To commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Augustana College held its […]

Taal volcano eruption poses deadly dilemma for people living in its shadow - Mon, 20 Jan 2020
"It was totally destroyed. I only saw it yesterday. I saw our barangay (village) and can't help but cry,"

Tracking a nice warming trend in the week ahead - Mon, 20 Jan 2020
Andrew's tracking a warmer weather pattern in the days ahead, but that will also mean another strong storm system. Here's when it arrives.

A stray cat without ears has a new set of purple ones, thanks to an animal lover who crochets - Mon, 20 Jan 2020
A stray cat in Wisconsin had her ears removed due to chronic and painful infections, so a helpful woman crocheted her some new ones.

Puerto Rico emergency director fired after residents discover warehouse full of Hurricane Maria supplies - Sun, 19 Jan 2020
Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced fired the island's emergency manager, hours after a warehouse filled with supplies was discovered.

Web Exclusive: Interview with Sen. Amy Klobuchar - Sun, 19 Jan 2020
DAVENPORT, Iowa — News Eight sat down with U.S. Senator from Minnesota and Democratic Presidential Candidate Amy Klobuchar on her campaign bus Sunday. Watch the full interview with her views on impeachment, trade, long-term care and the fight between two of her senate colleagues over whether a woman can win in 2020.

The body of a woman missing for 6 years was found in a car submerged in a New Jersey river - Sun, 19 Jan 2020
The body of a woman who had been missing for six years has been found in a New Jersey river, according to State Police Trooper Charles Marchan.

An abandoned husky with ‘weird’ eyes has been adopted after her photos went viral - Sun, 19 Jan 2020
A Siberian husky that was surrendered to a New Jersey shelter because of "weird" eyes has been adopted after photos posted on Facebook went viral.

At least two Honolulu police officers killed in shooting, report says - Sun, 19 Jan 2020
At least two Honolulu police officers were killed in a shooting Sunday morning in the Diamond Head area, according to CNN affiliate Hawaii News Now.

The student loan debt is $1.6 trillion and people are struggling to pay it down - Sun, 19 Jan 2020
The student loan burden in the US is about $1.6 trillion and rising, mostly because people have barely made a dent in paying down their loans.

Section of River Drive to be limited to one lane each direction starting Monday until March - Sun, 19 Jan 2020
Quad City drivers will want to be aware of a traffic change that is about to occur on River Drive and last for over a month.

How lawyer Alan Dershowitz plans to defend Trump during the impeachment trial - Sun, 19 Jan 2020
Alan Dershowitz, a recent addition to President Donald Trump's legal team, said Sunday that he plans to revive an 1868 argument used during former President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial when he is arguing on behalf of Trump on the Senate floor.