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Students Get Up Close with Government PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 26 June 2001 18:00
Democracy is more than a spectator sport; for it to survive and flourish, we all must become active, engaged citizens. This is the message I heard from 86 students representing 12 Quad City-area high schools, who recently participated in the Close Up Foundation government-studies program in Washington, D.

 
Council Exploited Child PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 15 May 2001 18:00
A while back I attended a Committee of the Whole meeting. I had a very small sign stating, “Free Voice and Choice,” which was given to all Americans because of our veterans. The sign was placed on a chair next to me; it was never raised.

 
Downtown Plans Would Decrease Quality of Life PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 15 May 2001 18:00
Is the City of Davenport going to have certain significant and substantial increases from the downtown Davenport tourist influx being promoted by certain local interests: more traffic congestion; more unavailable parking spaces; more drug traffic; more sexual prostitution; etc.

 
Iowa Budget Targets Cultural Spending PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 24 April 2001 18:00
During the past year, literally hundreds of Iowans have told me they want to support the cultural environment in Iowa. More than 200 of you did just that when we marched to the Capitol on February 22 in support of Cultural Advocacy day.

 
Davenport Must “Wait Until Next Year” for Baseball PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 27 March 2001 18:00
On Monday, March 19, 2001, Davenport aldermen received a memo that stated, “After three years of negotiation and attempting to reach an agreement to renovate John O’Donnell Stadium and to make Minor A baseball successful in Davenport, the City of Davenport and the Quad City River Bandits have agreed that it is in the best interest of both parties to move ahead and go in separate directions.

 
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