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Filibusters PDF Print E-mail
Guest Commentaries
Tuesday, 19 February 2002 18:00
“Will the Senator yield?” “No, I will not yield. The whole idea of a filibuster is to keep talking until everybody gives up. Didn’t you take any history courses in high school?” “You can’t kill this campaign-finance-reform bill, Mitch.

 
March for Cultural Trust Fund PDF Print E-mail
Editorials
Tuesday, 19 February 2002 18:00
The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs (IDCA) has articulated a brilliant concept in the form of a bill currently before the state legislature to provide funding for arts and culture. The IDCA is asking legislators to appropriate $1 million annually for the next 10 years to help seed a new “cultural trust” for operational support of arts/culture-related organizations throughout Iowa.

 
Man to Man PDF Print E-mail
Guest Commentaries
Tuesday, 12 February 2002 18:00
“Grandpa, can you help me? Dad’s playing golf and Mom’s at kickboxing.” “Go ahead, shoot. Did I ever tell you about the time I met Wilt the Stilt?” “It’s not about sports.” “Car running okay? The internal-combustion engine is the most infuriating thing known to man, and I do mean man.

 
Local Services for Valentine’s Day PDF Print E-mail
Editorials
Tuesday, 12 February 2002 18:00
Several weeks ago, I wrote about two locally owned businesses that I recently discovered. This week I want to talk about three locally and woman-owned enterprises that I have been doing business with for many years, and make for good ideas for Valentine’s Day or any occasion.

 
Should DMA Receptions Be Free? PDF Print E-mail
Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 12 February 2002 18:00
Editor’s note: After receiving Larry DeVilbiss’ letter criticizing the Davenport Museum of Art for charging admission to student receptions, we solicited a response from the museum. Both are printed below.

 
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