Things You Might Not Know You Can Do On Your iPhone

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Respond to text messages without unlocking your phone You can respond to texts from your lock screen by pulling down the notification bar and swiping to the left on the text notification. A reply button will appear and clicking it will allow you type a response.   Easily find a photo someone sent you in messages Rather than scrolling through a lengthy text conversation to rediscover an old photo that was sent to you, go to the conversation you are looking for in the messaging app and press details in the upper right corner. A collection of all the photos sent between those involved in the conversation will be visible.   See which apps drain your battery the most Click on settings, then general, then usage, then battery usage to…
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Mickle Communications Travels To Peru To Document Human Trafficking

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[caption id="attachment_1532" align="alignnone" width="1136"] Students in Peru wait to play in a game of soccer[/caption] Mickle Communications brought to light the problem of human trafficking in our documentary "Human Trafficking in the Heartland.  Now we're continuing the conversation by spending time in Peru with Voices4Peru, an organization of students from Pleasant Valley Community School District working to engage and empower the lives of individuals, families, and teenagers from Las Lomas Ventanilla. Harry Walker, head of photography and video for Mickle Communications spent the last week in Peru talking to people involved with and affected by human trafficking. In an effort to further the conversation started with Human Trafficking In The Heartland, we hope to shed more light on the subject of children sold into a life they would never choose for…
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Trump Rally Brings Out Supporters And Critics Alike

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https://youtu.be/zFhXZQAen_g This Presidential election is history making.  Wherever you stand on the issues, there is no denying that it is quite possibly the most fiercely-fought battles we’ve ever seen.  The two main party candidates are seemingly polar opposites.  This week’s Trump rally demonstrated the loyalty of his supporters, but also the support Hillary Clinton has. People were turned away from the rally at the Adler Theatre. The main level and balcony were filled to capacity.  There were chants for Trump, chants against Clinton and a room of people who, for the most part, are staunch supporters of Trump’s ideas.  On the outside of the Adler, you found groups of people who were most definitely not Trump supporters. The protests were, for the most part, peaceful. We are not writing this…
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Food Truck Trend Comes to the Quad Cities

Food Truck Trend Comes to the Quad Cities

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Food trucks are a dining trend that is starting to gain traction in the Quad Cities. Offering affordable meals on wheels, these vendors are selling a variety of foods throughout the Quad Cities. Be sure to check some of them out and enjoy the new dining options the area has to offer!   Meals—  La Flama on Wheels What they offer: tacos, burritos, chips When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:30am to 7:30pm Where: K&K True Value Hardware in Bettendorf, IA http://tinyurl.com/laflamaonwheels    Static Melt What they offer: grilled cheese sandwiches When and where: Since opening last week, Static Melt hasn’t found a consistent location or time yet. Check their Facebook page for updates! https://www.facebook.com/staticmeltqc   Saucy Sisters What they offer: sandwiches, salads, wraps, sausage When: Tuesdays-Sunday 10:45am-5:30pm Where: Menard’s…
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Restaurants to Discover in the Quad Cities

Restaurants to Discover in the Quad Cities

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  Enjoy Quad Cities Style Pizza at Harris Pizza http://www.harrispizza.com Yelp: 4.5 stars The Quad Cities is known for its distinctive pizza style, one that features a nutty crust, spicy tomato sauce, toppings under the cheese, and pizza cut into strips rather than slices. The best example of this pizza can be found at Harris Pizza and is an experience all Quad Citians must have.   Have an Authentic Mexican Experience at La Rancherita https://www.facebook.com/pages/La-Rancherita/ Yelp: 4 stars La Rancherita is a local favorite with some of the most authentic Mexican food in the area. The restaurant’s impressive pico de gallo and beef tacos are sure to make your experience at this cash-only establishment worth the visit.   Benefit from a filling lunch at Café d’Marie http://www.cafedmarie.com Yelp: 5 stars…
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Summer Concert Series Continues

Summer Concert Series Continues

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https://youtu.be/pJ2b8xaW-RA Cosmic - The Quad Cities Dance Band performed Thursday night at Bass Street Landing as part of the Summer Concert Series. Every Thursday at 7 another band performs as part of the concert series. Get the full list for the rest of the summer here. Then join us as Mickle Communications cameras capture all the action and fun of the Summer Concert Series.
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