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Rauner’s Lead Looks Safe from Tax Controversies

A new Capitol Fax /We Ask America poll found Republican Bruce Rauner leading Democratic Governor Pat Quinn 51 to 39 percent. That’s pretty much the same margin the pollster found for another client a month ago.

The poll of 940 likely voters was taken July 8 and has a margin of error of 3.2 percent. Thirty percent of the calls were made to mobile phones.

Quinn has repeatedly blasted Rauner for using complicated loopholes to avoid some taxes. I wante...

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Optimus Primate: "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"

DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES

Following a brief, artful prelude introducing us to the film’s post-viral, post-apocalyptic setting, Dawn of the Planet...

The Center's First Annual Craft Show

at The Center, 1411 Brady St, Davenport.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

8 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Free Admission

Local crafters invited to share their talents

Solid R...

 

QCA Today: July 11, 2014

This feature collects articles published online by the following Quad Cities-area media outlets: Quad-City Times , Rock Island Argus / Moline Dispatch , River Cities’ Reader , KWQC, and WQAD. It also includes items from CapitolFax.com, the Des Moines Register ’s “Iowa Politics Insider,” and the State J...

Squeezing the Craft-Alcohol Industry: How Archaic Booze Regulations Hinder Small Producers

Squeezing the Craft-Alcohol Industry: How Archaic Booze Regulations Hinder Small Producers

Steve Zuidema, the co-owner and brewmaster at Davenport’s Front Street Brewery, called the byzantine state laws regulating alcohol distribution “laughable now. But getting them changed is going to take some lobbying and some money, because I think the distributors have a great lobby.”

He was ta...

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"Soul Food" Dinner at the Solid Rock Cafe

Join us on Friday, July 25, 2014 from 4pm until 7pm for a "Soul Food" dinner.

Cost is $6.00 per plate, served with your choice of lemonade or iced tea.

Our barista drinks and fresh fruit smoothies will be available at $3.00 each.

There will also be music for your soul!

For more information, please call ...

U.S. Small Business Administration offers Disaster Assistance following Gov. Branstad’s request

Low-interest federal disaster loans available to residents and business owners; Available in primary counties of Lyon and Sioux, and neighboring counties of Cherokee, O’Brien, Osceola and Plymouth

 

(DES MOINES) – Following Gov. Terry E. Branstad’s request, the U.S. Small Business Administ...

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