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Two Sides of the Vision Iowa Petition Debate PDF Print E-mail
Guest Commentaries
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Tuesday, 21 August 2001 18:00
All of Us Deserve River Renaissance by Phil Yerington Congratulations to the people of Davenport, Scott County, and the entire Quad City area! The Vision Iowa Board has committed $20 million to the revitalization of downtown Davenport.

 
The Quad Cities Can Be Saved from the Development Monster PDF Print E-mail
Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 21 August 2001 18:00
I want to thank you for shining your brilliant light of reason, integrity, and vision on the issues surrounding real-estate developers serving their own best interests when elected to public office. I refer to your insightful words in the Issue 335 Words from the Editor, “Farewell to Bats”: “Either Davenport voters need to stop electing wannabe politicians whose livelihoods depend on real estate altogether, or at least insist that they abstain from voting on economic development that involves their professional peers.

 
Baseball Can Bring Development PDF Print E-mail
Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 21 August 2001 18:00
I read with great interest Jeff Ignatius’ article about the Quad City River Bandits and the furor that has erupted over them and the possibility of a new stadium. (See “Going … Going … ,” River Cities’ Reader, Issue 334, August 1-7, 2001.

 
Call Me Bill PDF Print E-mail
Guest Commentaries
Tuesday, 14 August 2001 18:00
“Welcome to another edition of Larry King Live. Tonight our special guest is The Man Who Won’t Go Away, Bubba the Baby Boomer, the Kahuna of Controversy, the Guy You Hate to Love and Love to Hate, that dashing former president of the United States, Bill Clinton.

 
Does Scott County Referendum Risk Too Much? PDF Print E-mail
Editorials
Tuesday, 14 August 2001 18:00
In the larger scheme of things, citizens organizing to try an defeat a $5 million bond issuance that will increase property taxes on the average of between $3 and $5 per year per home seems a bit premature. The $5 million represents the county’s contribution to a revolutionizing revitalization project in downtown Davenport that includes amenities and business components designed to bring high-paying jobs, along with an increased tax base that will help fix streets and sewers.

 
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