The Cities with News 8's Jim Mertens is a product of WQAD News 8 and WQPT PBS.
What's going on in the Quad Cities, activities, events, fun, politics, sports, local issues and opinions.
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An Iowa-based organization, "Women Lead Change" is working with employers to hire, cultivate, and advance women in the workplace. The group is increasing its presence in the Quad Cities.