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BIZBYTES: Former MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall to keynote IWLC conference

Iowa Women Lead Change is bringing its signature leadership conference to the Quad-Cities next spring with a lineup of speakers that includes Tamron Hall, the host of Investigation Discovery’s “Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall” and the former anchor for MSNBC and NBC’s Today Show.

Iowa Women Lead Change, or IWLC, announced that Hall will close the inaugural Quad-Cities Leadership Conference on March 29 at the Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf. 

“Tamron Hall brings with her a strong message of women’s empowerment,” said Tiffany O’Donnell, IWLC’s chief executive officer. “Her personal and professional journey will inspire many women and men looking to get to the next level of leadership.” 

Talk about a case of good timing. Just as IWLC was sharing news of signing the award-winning journalist, Today Show fans and others were discussing Hall as a possible replacement for the recently dismissed Matt Lauer, who has been accused of sexual improprieties aimed at

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Rob Demery will keynote Columbia County NAACP Freedom Fund banquet

Author, television star and former police detective Rodney “Rod” Demery will speak to the 2018 Columbia County NAACP Freedom Fund Banquet.

The banquet will be 6 p.m. Saturday, January 13 at the Southview Church of Christ Activity Building, 234 Fairview in Magnolia.

Tickets are $30 and may be purchased by calling Terry Williams, 299-0084; Carol Garland, 234-3700 Ext. 11; or any member of the Columbia County Branch of the NAACP.

Demery is a former member of the Violent Crimes Unit of the Shreveport, LA, Police Department. Demery worked on more than 250 homicide cases in his 31-year career. He had an impressive 100 percent confession and solve rate as a lead investigator. His perpetual success and leadership increased his credibility as an expert in violent crime and homicide cases.

Demery was born in Shreveport but he moved to Alamogordo, NM to live with his grandparents as a toddler. His first encounter with murder was

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