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State News
5:41 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Quad Cities pilot to be honored

At the Quad City Airport in Moline
Credit WVIK

A pilot from the Quad Cities will be among those honored Saturday in Springfield. The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs will host the 24th Desert Storm Remembrance Ceremony, at the Illinois State Military Museum.

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State News
3:00 pm
Mon January 19, 2015

Bustos to honor veterans advocate at State of the Union

A man who helps fellow veterans in the Quad Cities will be in Washington tonight for the President's State of Union Address. Mike Malmstrom will be the guest of Illinois 17th District Congresswoman, Cheri Bustos.

Malmstrom served in the Marines during the Vietnam War, and in recent years has organized the annual Quad Cities Stand Down - a weekend in the fall when homeless veterans can meet with federal and state agencies including the V-A, get meals, medical care, winter clothing, and a place to sleep for a couple of nights. 

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State News
6:23 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Jury selection begins in third murder trial of Nicholas Sheley

Under heavy security in Rock Island, jury selection began this week for the third murder trial of Nicholas Sheley. The 34-year-old from Sterling is currently serving two life sentences for murder. And he's now standing trial on charges that six years ago, he killed four people in Whiteside County.

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