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Moline

(mōlēn`), city (1990 pop. 43,202), Rock Island co., NW Ill., on the Mississippi River, in a coal area; inc. 1848. It is a transportation and industrial center, and has been a major producer of farm machinery since the industrialist John DeereDeere, John,
1804–86, American industrialist, manufacturer of agricultural implements, b. Rutland, Vt. He was one of the pioneers of the steel plow industry. A blacksmith by trade, he established (1837) a shop at Grand Detour, Ill.
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 moved there in 1847. Other manufactures are elevators and industrial equipment. A military arsenal is nearby. Moline, with Rock IslandRock Island,
city (1990 pop. 40,552), seat of Rock Island co., NW Ill., on the Mississippi and Rock rivers, adjacent to Moline and opposite Davenport, Iowa; inc. 1841. These three cities, with Bettendorf, Iowa, are called the Quad Cities.
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 and DavenportDavenport,
city (1990 pop. 95,333), seat of Scott co., E central Iowa, on the Mississippi River; inc. 1836. Bridges connect it with the Illinois cities of Rock Island and Moline; the three communities and neighboring Bettendorf, Iowa, are known as the Quad Cities.
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 and BettendorfBettendorf
, city (1990 pop. 28,132), Scott co., E Iowa, on the Mississippi River; settled c.1840, inc. 1903. Manufactures include transportation equipment, asphalt, pools and spas, and electronic products; there is metal processing. Bettendorf's growth in the late 20th cent.
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, Iowa, is part of a regional economic unit called the Quad Cities.
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On a website, Moline described his shock at the moment the wing fell off like "an explosion".
Moline appears to be the Bruins' man of the moment this week as well after his first start following a three-carry, three-touchdown performance against Washington State in Week 10.
One topic was how to engage the religious community rather than chastise them," said Moline.
Moline Machinery, a family run company in business for 55 years, is a leading manufacturer of industrial baking equipment for the production of donuts, sweet goods, pastries, pizza crusts, cookies and specialty breads.
Back in 1942, the arrival of the 38bhp Minneapolis Moline was a big event.
Moline has 22 years of real estate brokerage experience, most recently as CEO of HomeServices of Nebraska, Inc.
UCLA's senior hybrid running back got the start at tailback, and Norm Chow put him to good use, letting Moline grind out the clock as the Bruins nursed a lead.
AirTran said it is to offer a new daily flight to Milwaukee and four new flights per week both to Moline and Bloomington-Normal.
This past August, 570 employees of the CNH Global Case-IH plant in East Moline, Ill.
As part of the celebration, L A Weight Loss executives and local center managers, and the Moline mayor participated in a special ribbon-cutting event at the new center.