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  • Retired Rock Island rails worker celebrates 105th birthday
    ROCK ISLAND-- Rolling in on his cardboard train, John Vallejo celebrated his 105th birthday with friends and family December 16, at the Friendship Manor in Rock Island. “It just feels so good that we were able to come together and do this…It means everything to him,” says his daughter Rose Sedillo. The... Read more »
  • Volunteers place hundreds of wreaths on veterans graves across the country
    ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL-- Across the country volunteers are making sure no veterans are forgotten this holiday season. On Saturday December 16th, thousands of wreaths were placed onto the graves of those who served our country. It's part of a national movement called Wreaths Across America. Dozens of volunteers made sure the graves of... Read more »
  • Commemorative plaque remembering fallen veterans is presented to United Township community
    EAST MOLINE, Illinois -- Classmates from United Township High School's class of 1967 presented a commemorative plaque to honor fallen heroes who served our country. The plaque was unveiled to the community Friday evening, December 15th at UTHS in between the sophomore and varsity basketball games. Students, veterans, and their family... Read more »
  • More than 2,700 families receive Christmas gifts through Toys for Tots
    ROCK ISLAND, Illinois -- If you signed up to receive gifts through the Toys for Tots program, now is the time to pick them up. Volunteers began handing out the toys on Friday, December 15th. Distribution continues on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m.... Read more »
  • Texas 7-year-old’s heartbreaking letter to Santa inspires flood of donations
    EDINBURG, Texas – A 7-year-old Texas girl’s Christmas wish list has hundreds of people donating after her first-grade teacher shared her humble requests on Facebook. Ruth Espiricueta told KGBT one of her students at Monte Cristo Elementary School in Edinburg, Crystal Pacheco, wrote the letter after a lesson about the difference... Read more »

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