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How to spot flood-damaged cars or What’s that Funky Smell?

February 3, 2013

Florence, Alabama – With all the recent rain we’ve had here in the Shoals area and the recent super storm/hurricane Sandy up on the east coast, we here at the Quad-Cities Daily want to take a minute and advise our readers about the hazards of buying a used car.  With all the flood damage the […]

Was a hotel actually built in order to kill guests?

February 3, 2013

HH Holmes is one of the first documented American serial killers. One of his sickest and notorious schemes is a “Castle” he built in Chicago that he opened at the time of the 1893 World’s Fair as a hotel. The hotel had numerous rooms and ways to kill people and it was so effective, that […]

Tackling Food Safety: Keeping Your Food Safe on Superbowl Sunday

February 2, 2013

Super Bowl Sunday is a great American tradition, and a great way to bring together the three Fs: football, friends, and food. Super Bowl Sunday is also the second biggest day to consume food in the United States, only after Thanksgiving. One of the most popular ways to celebrate is by inviting family and friends to enjoy a buffet. […]

Where will genetically engineered mosquitoes be released first?

February 2, 2013

In America, mosquitoes can potentially lead to negative effects on the environment and on the human population. The new breed of mosquitoes is engineered simply to eliminate normal mosquitoes, thus reducing the problem! The Florida Keys will be the first area in the world for genetically modified mosquitoes to be released. Based on the results […]

Aquila Theatre to Present ‘Taming of the Shrew’ at UNA

February 1, 2013

FLORENCE, Ala. – The internationally acclaimed Aquila Theatre travelling acting company is returning to the Norton Auditorium stage at the University of North Alabama Feb. 7, this time to perform the amusing Shakespearean favorite “Taming of the Shrew.” Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., and the show will begin at 7 p.m. UNA has been a […]

Is cracking your knuckles harmful?

February 1, 2013

Cracking your knuckles (or any of your joints) can have therapeutic benefits. When you crack one of your joints you are pulling the bones that are connected at the joint apart from each other. This process stimulates your tendons, relaxes your muscles, and loosens your joints. Chiropractors do this for spinal joints when your back […]

“Sing-along Sound of Music”… bring film to downtown Florence

January 31, 2013

FLORENCE- The historic Shoals Theatre in down town Florence may soon be able to add movies and films to its offerings, thanks to a fundraising campaign by Florence Main Street. The campaign, called “The Silver Scree Project,” plans to raise $70,000 to equip the theatre with a screen and the projection equipment necessary to show film. […]

Was a 3-year-old actually raised by dogs?

January 31, 2013

A 3-year-old girl was raised by dogs until she was 8! A feral child abandoned by her parents at the age of 3, was raised by dogs until the age of 8, acquired extremely acute senses of hearing, smell, and sight. Oxana Malaya is from the USSR and born in 1983. She is nicknamed the […]

New Today – Madison County Arrest Reports 01/26/13 – 01/30/13

January 31, 2013

New Booking Photos from Madison County. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges, and it will be the government’s burden to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt at trial. Don’t judge. The Quad-Cities Daily publishes this public service.

Chamber seeking “Citizen of the Year”

January 30, 2013

THE SHOALS – The Shoals Chamber of Commerce will be naming its “Citizen of the Year” this March. Every year, one of our Chamber Members is given the award for outstanding contributions to their Community. The process all starts with recommendations from the public. Any Shoals resident can can make a recommendation, i.e. they do not […]

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