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Salvation Army Should Use Local Contractors PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 06 February 2001 18:00
I find it very disturbing to listen to the Salvation Army when they beg for more money, saying how they are down $24,000 from last year. It seems they have forgotten the thousands of people here in the Quad Cities area who have always supported their needs.

 
“Public with Business” Must Be Heard PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 16 January 2001 18:00
One of the best things that the last Davenport City Council did was to begin televising both committee and council meetings on tape. Many people who would not normally be able to personally attend these meetings could now keep current on issues by watching them on TV.

 
Dress Codes Discriminate PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 16 January 2001 18:00
First I would like to thank the River Cities’ Reader for confirming what so many members of the minority community suspected for some time. Your article “Fashion Police on the Beat in QC Clubs,” published in the January 3-9 edition (Issue 304), bears witness to the fact that the dress codes that are displayed in the windows and walls of these nightclubs eerily resemble signs posted 40 years ago: No Coloreds Allowed.

 
Council Should Be Paid More PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 16 January 2001 18:00
While I find it possible to argue with the great majority of ideas expressed in “Words from the Editor,” there is a striking exception. “Words from the Editor” couldn’t be more accurate when it advocates pay increases for the Davenport mayor and council.

 
Clinton Should Not Be Silent on Clemency Request PDF Print E-mail
Commentary/Politics - Letters to the Editor
Tuesday, 16 January 2001 18:00
Will President Clinton finish his presidency by starting the 21st Century redressing a 25-year-old American injustice? Leonard Peltier’s request for presidential clemency is being watched from around the world. Many prominent people, including Mother Teresa, Princess Diana, the Dalai Lama, former U.

 
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