Quad Cities Be A Tourist Weekend Is Coming

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Get rid of those winter blues and get ready for the Quad Cities Be a Tourist Weekend which takes place January 13 - 16. The Quad Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau is partnering with local businesses for fantastic discounts at hotels, restaurants and attractions throughout our community. Check out the great specials at Barrel House, Bass Street Chop House, Johnny's Italian Steakhouse, Lagomarcino's, Quad Cities Convention & Visitor's Bureau, the Radisson and Stoney Creek, Two Rivers Massage, the John Deere Store and more!
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Human Trafficking In The Heartland Documentary Airs On WQPT Thursday Night

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Every parents nightmare is that their child goes missing or is unaccounted for. Kidnapping or maybe a runaway situation comes to mind. But there's another horror that is happening in back alley's, hotels and other seedy locations all across America. It's human sex trafficking. You'd be forgiven if you think that it only happens in bigger cities, not here in the Midwest. The United States is a source and transit country, and is also considered one of the top destination points for victims of child trafficking and exploitation. Cases of human trafficking have been reported in all 50 U.S. States; and with Interstate 80 as one of main routes from east to west, human trafficking is alive and well in the Midwest, including Iowa and Illinois. According to a Vanity Fair story,…
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