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 Quad Cities - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Quad Cities are a group of cities which flank the Mississippi River in Iowa and Illinois in the midwestern United States.
As a patchwork of similarly located but politically different urban units situated at the edge of the Rust Belt, the Quad Cities area serves as an interesting case study on the effects of various economic, social, political, and environmental variables on the trajectory of municipalities seeking economic recovery.
The Diocese of Peoria serves the Illinois portion of the Quad Cities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quad_Cities   (1405 words)

 Quad Cities Nuclear Generating Station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Quad Cities is a two-unit nuclear power plant located near Cordova, Illinois, USA on the Mississippi River.
It is named for the nearby cities known as the Quad Cities: Bettendorf and Davenport, Iowa, and Moline and Rock Island, Illinois.
The Quad Cities plant is owned and operated by Exelon Corporation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Quad_Cities_Nuclear_Generating_Station   (351 words)

 Exelon | Quad Cities Generating Station
Quad Cities Generating Station is a dual unit Boiling Water Reactor nuclear power station located in Cordova, Illinois.
Quad Cities’ goal is to be a good neighbor and is very active in the local community.
The station is a member of the Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce, and the River City Rotary and remains active in many local community projects and civic events.
www.exeloncorp.com /ourcompanies/powergen/nuclear/quad_cities_generating_station.htm   (430 words)

 Quad City Federation of Labor
The Quad City Federation of Labor serves Scott, Muscatine and Louisa Counties in Iowa and Rock Island, Henry and Mercer Counties in Illinois.
The purpose of the Quad City Federation of Labor is to build solidarity among unions in The Quad City area.
The Quad City Federation of Labor was one of the first Labor Councils to endorse the national AFL-CIO's "Union Cities" program.
www.quadcityfed.com /about.html   (424 words)

 Quad Cities - Wikitravel
The Quad Cities [1] are five, not four, closely-entangled cities and their suburbs.
Of course, this "joke" may just as easily be seen as a subtle condemnation of the ignorance of coastal snobs and big city yuppies who smirked when they read it, as every Quad Citian, regardless of their take on homosexuality, knows that Moline's gay district is actually located a few minutes away in nearby Davenport.
The Quad Cities is accessible from the east by interstates 80 and 88, from the west by interstate 80 and from the south by interstate 74.
wikitravel.org /en/Quad_Cities   (1052 words)

 Destination Quad Cities of Illinois and Iowa
Quad Cities Guide to lodging, dining and entertainment for Moline, Rock Island, Davenport and Bettendorf.
Centrally located in the US along the beautiful banks of the Mississippi River, the Quad Cities is not far from major cities such as Chicago, Illinois, and Des Moines Iowa which are easily accessible by I-80, I-88, I-74, and the Quad Cities International Airport.
The Quad Cities is a great destination to enjoy world class concerts at the MARK, summer art and music festivals.
www.destinationquadcities.com   (117 words)

 Quad-Cities Sports Commission
The Quad Cities Sports Commission is a private, not-for-profit organization whose main goal is to aid in the development of sporting activities and programs for youth and amateur sports in an attempt to create a positive economic impact in the Quad Cities community.
It is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors from leaders in the Quad Cities.
To promote the quality of life in the Quad Cities through education and participation in youth and amateur sports which in turn have an economic impact on the community.
www.quadcitiessports.com /about_us.php   (158 words)

 Ballet Quad Cities - Dancers
Jakhelln’s dedication to bringing professional dance to the Quad Cities is demonstrated in her innovative educational programming to at-risk youth and her collaborative works with area performing arts organizations.
Lyon captivated Quad Cities’ audiences as the sword-wielding Death in Johanne Jakhelln’s The Nightingale.
Since joining Ballet Quad Cities, she has enjoyed performing as Spanish, Rat Queen, and Dewdrop in The Nutcracker, Fairy Godmother in Cinderella, Carabosse in Sleeping Beauty, and dancing in pieces by guest artists Dominic Walsh, Simone Ferro, Penny Askew and Margaret Mead-Finizio This is Ms.
www.balletquadcities.com /dancers.html   (1845 words)

 Quad Cities On Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Quad Cities On Board will be an extremely exciting, one-of-a-kind fundraising program based on the famous "opoly" style real estate trading game.
Junior League of the Quad Cities is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving our community.
Funds raised are used for leadership training, grants to organizations selected by the Quad City Women of the Year honorees and the Junior League’s Yours for a Year community projects.
www.quadcitiesonboard.org   (125 words)

 Wackenhut - Quad Cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Quad Cities Station is located approximately four (4) miles north of Cordova.
Quad Cities Station obtains its name from the Quad Cities of Davenport IA, Rock Island IL, Moline and East Moline IL, that straddle the river about 20 miles southwest of the site.
Quad Cities Nuclear Power Station is one of six stations owned and operated by Commonwealth Edison.
www.wackenhut.com /object.php?obj=930029   (262 words)

 Top 20 Encyclopedia
The I-74 Bridge is located near the geographic center of the Quad Cities.
The Quad Cities are four cities which flank the Mississippi River in Iowa and Illinois in the midwestern United States.
Nearby smaller cities such as Carbon Cliff, Silvis, Milan, Coal Valley, Colona and Geneseo, all in Illinois; and the Iowa cities of Eldridge, Long Grove, Park View, Blue Grass, Buffalo, Walcott, Maysville, McCausland, Mount Joy, New Liberty, Pleasant Valley, Princeton, Le Claire, Panorama Park and Riverdale are also considered part of the Quad Cities area.
encyc.connectonline.com /index.php/Quad_Cities   (1179 words)

 Quad City Mallards
The Quad City Mallards today announced that the team has moved a date on their 2006-07 schedule to accommodate other events at The MARK.
Rycroft is back for a second season in the Quad Cities after making his pro debut with the team last fall.
The Quad City Mallards today announced the schedule for the team’s 12th season in the United Hockey League.
www.qcmallards.com   (1171 words)

Channel 4 is assisting the American Red Cross collect "Quality of Life Supplies" from the Quad Cities Community from March 17th to March 21st.
Channel 4 is having a "drive up drop off on March 20th" to assist the Quad City Red Cross with their "Treasures For Troops.
QUAD CITIES AREA - QC Area - Along the Iowa - Illinois - Mississippi River Border.
www.havenworks.com /qc   (1071 words)

 Welcome To Quad Cities D/FW
The Quad Cities DFW Foundation created a united partnership between the cities, school districts and the Chamber to further enhance the quality of life in these communities.
In addition to its strategic location as a major transportation center, the Quad Cities DFW offers some of the lowest tax rates in Dallas/Fort Worth and competitive tax abatement incentives.
Mature, established and reputable cities and school districts, with available land, resources and the stability to grow.
www.quadcitiesdfw.com /about.html   (250 words)

 Augustana Collegeand the Quad Cities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Rock Island is one of the cities that comprise the Quad-City metropolitan area.
While the Quad Cities offers many of the cultural and entertainment opportunities of larger urban areas, people here find the pace of life to be much more manageable.
For information about the Quad Cities, including the Illinois Chamber of Commerce, views of riverfronts, and local links such as realtors, online newspapers, and events calendars, see www.qconline.com (Quad-City Online).
www.augustana.edu /academics/dean/quadcities.php   (479 words)

The Quad Cities rests on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi River and share a population of 400,000.
Located in the heart of the Midwest along the Mississippi River, the Quad Cities is within a day's drive of several major metropolitan areas such as Chicago, St. Louis, Des Moines and Minneapolis.
The area is also served by I-88, I-74, several major state highways and the Quad City International Airport in Moline, Illinois.
www.visitquadcities.com   (198 words)

 Welcome to QCTV
Quad Cities Community Television is a non-profit entity that provides information on government and community activities for the northern Minneapolis suburban cities of Andover, Anoka, Champlin, and Ramsey.
Channel 16 is exclusive for each city we serve and provides cablecasts of local government meetings, council updates, and city sponsored events.
All four cities receive the same community channel 15.
www.qctv.org   (190 words)

 Quad Cities Marathon training mississippi moline rock island davenport bettendorf road race
Quad Cities Marathon training mississippi moline rock island davenport bettendorf road race
The Quad Cities Marathon, a U.S.A.T.F. certified course, is held annually in September.
The event covers 4 cities, 3 bridges, 2 states, and 1 Mighty 'Mississippi River.
www.qcmarathon.org   (112 words)

 Quad Cities Trip
The Quad Cities consists of the cities of Bettendorf and Davenport located on the Iowa side of the Mississippi River and the cities of Moline and Rock Island located on the Illinois side of the river.
Bettendorf was established in honor of two brothers, William and Joseph Bettendorf, who had been instrumental in the development of the city.
The Quad Cities is bustling with events and things to do.
www.quincynet.com /daytrips/quadcities/index.htm   (449 words)

 St. Ambrose University Art in the Quad Cities and Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The Quad Cities Community is a divergent place of cultural and artistic activities.
Arts organizations such as Quad City Arts, an award winning agency located in the beautifully restored historic London building in The Downtown Rock Island Arts and Entertainment District showcase regional talent through exhibitions as well as workshops by internationally recognized artists in area schools and at other community sites.
Weekly Art Talks hosted by WVIK and Bruce Carter on the dial 90.3 FM Quad City Calendar of events here and the Quad Cities Convention and Visitors Bureau listings.
www.sau.edu /academic/art/art_in_the_quad_cities.htm   (502 words)

 quad cities skydiving
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The Quad Cities Skydiving Center will be landing at the Whiteside County Fair The Swing of the Quad Cities is a great minor league team affliated with the Minnisota Twins located in Davenport Iowa playing in a totally renovated John O'Donnel Stadium.
it wasn't enough as the Swing of the Quad Cities were defeated by the Cedar Rapids arrival at the ballpark by Quad Cities Skydiving.
skydiving.sportsinput.com /quad-cities-skydiving   (484 words)

 Orthopaedic Specialists, Orthopedic Specialists, Iowa, Illinois, Quad Cities
Orthopaedic Specialists provides the Quad City area with the highest quality of health care and the latest advances in orthopedic medicine.
What makes Orthopaedic Specialists unique is that it is the only local group of orthopedic surgeons of which all members are board certified/eligible and fellowship trained.
The physicians of Orthopaedic Specialists are the exclusive team doctors of the Quad City Steamwheelers, the Quad City Mallards, the Clinton Lumberkings, the Swing of the Quad Cities, and multiple area high schools.
www.osquadcities.com   (186 words)

 Davenport, Iowa in the Midwest League | MWLguide.com
This team has been known as both Quad City and Quad Cities; besides Davenport, it represents Bettendorf, Iowa, and Moline and Rock Island, Illinois.
The Quad City team history's a lot like the big league Angels, with whom they've usually been affiliated: They've usually had a competitive nine, but rarely a championship caliber squad.
My sources have some minor disagreements about the Davenport/Quad Cities name change; I've seen references to QC for the 1960 season, and to Davenport for the 1961 season.
www.mwlguide.com /cities/davenport   (326 words)

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