Deborah Brasier, Quad-City Times

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Past articles by Deborah:

'Brundibar' captures anguish of WWII ghetto

A children's fairy-tale opera that survived the Holocaust will have its area premiere Friday and Saturday at Augustana College, Rock Island. → Read More

Reality TV star Soules pleads to lesser charge in fatal crash

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa — Reality TV star Chris Soules has pleaded to reduced charges in an April 2017 crash that claimed the life of an Aurora, Iowa, farmer. → Read More

UT students seek parts for 40-year-old car

The United Township Area Career Center is on a quest for parts to repair a 40-year-old electric car. → Read More

Bustos seeks election as Dems campaign committee chair

U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, has announced her bid to be chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. → Read More

Jury convicts Iowa man in death of infant son

MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — A former Alta Vista, Iowa, man has been found guilty in the 2017 neglect death of his infant son. → Read More

Biden campaigns for Hubbell, Finkenauer

CEDAR RAPIDS — Not even rain can dampen the spirits of Iowa Democrats. → Read More

Q-C well-represented on Iowa spirit squads

IOWA CITY — It is 9:15 a.m. on a sunny, albeit blustery, Saturday and Michael Elliott — unlike many college students at such a time on a weekend morning — → Read More

Illinois Supreme Court ruling sides with Moline man in drug case

The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a Moline man who argued a search by a drug dog outside his apartment door violated his constitutional rights because authorities → Read More

Marine Corps veteran gets wheels, thanks to Q-C donor

On the surface, the 2005 Ford Explorer given Marine veteran Jason Roberts was just a nice-looking vehicle with low mileage on it. → Read More

Deere donates $75,000 to FFA activities

To commemorate 75 years of partnership with the National FFA organization, Deere & Co. is providing a $75,000 contribution to the FFA Living to Serve Platform. → Read More

Expo shows high schools opportunities in the trades

The main goal of the Junior Achievement High School Building Trades Career Expo is to open some eyes. → Read More

Augie students get film experience during documentary

Augustana College students worked this past summer with Fresh Films and actress Reese Witherspoon to produce a short documentary on the importance of female filmmakers. → Read More

Man finds, returns daughter's high school class ring

GENESEO, Ill. — Jim and Becky Geuns have received a special keepsake of their late daughter, Jillian Geuns Hege — her high school class ring. → Read More

Workshop seeks ideas for Moline's Avenue of the Cities

Ever wish Moline had a center turn lane on Avenue of the Cities? → Read More

Trinity RI opens new kitchen for cardiac patients

Trinity Rock Island unveiled its new Cardiac Nutrition Center on Monday. → Read More

Arsenal updates signs

Maj. Gen. Duane A. Gamble, senior commander of the Rock Island Arsenal, has unveiled a new base sign with new wording. → Read More

Hy-Vee recalls meat, potato items

Hy-Vee Inc. is voluntarily recalling six of its meat and potato products across its eight-state region due to possible contamination with Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. → Read More

Driver mistakenly goes through concrete on I-74 ramp in Moline

Contractors are working on repairs on an Avenue of the Cities ramp to Interstate 74 in Moline after a vehicle entered a cordoned-off construction zone Tuesday night and traveled through → Read More

Moline outlines search for new police chief

The search for Moline's new police chief is expected to extend into early next year. → Read More

Niabi Zoo still on the hunt for escaped badgers

Two North American badgers that escaped from their enclosure at Niabi Zoo may be in the immediate area, according to zoo officials. → Read More