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Here's how you can watch WQAD8+ on Roku, Amazon Fire TV 24/7

WQAD8+ offers 24/7 news streaming on your favorite Roku or Amazon Fire TV device, as well as on-demand news, weather and sports content straight from WQAD.
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MOLINE, Ill. — You may have already noticed this at home — WQAD News 8 has a new way for you to watch your favorite local news stories from home 24 hours a day, seven days a week!

The new WQAD8+ app on Roku and Amazon Fire TV is completely free and gives you the opportunity to stream all of our newscasts and watch the latest news, weather and sports content. 

Every newscast is there: "Good Morning Quad Cities," "News 8 at 5" and more are available as well as daily forecast updates from StormTrack8 and highlights from The Score.

But wait — there's more! You can also watch VERIFY This, What's the Deal? and Daily Blast Live. 

Here's how you can start watching News 8+ right now:  

  1. Go to the app store on your streaming device (Roku or Fire TV) 
  2. Search "WQAD" 
  3. Select and download the free app
  4. Start watching!

Once you open the app, you'll see the homepage that includes our 24/7 livestream. Depending on the time, it may be a livestream of the current newscast or it could be a replay of the most recent one. Look around to find previous documentaries or other popular content from News 8. 

You can also see different categories at the top of the app, including News, Sports and Weather. 

If you already have the app downloaded, it should update on its own. If not, head to your streaming devices settings to update! 

Happy streaming!

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You can also watch News 8 stories and extras on our YouTube channel

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