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Davenport’s Bargain with Contract Sellers Cuts Off Debate on Predatory Lending PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 11 September 2001 18:00
The issue of predatory lending has captured the attention of legislators nationwide. At least 25 states have introduced bills this year to combat abusive lending, and Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is pledging to do the same in Iowa.

 
Scott County Vote Date Set PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 11 September 2001 18:00
• Scott County voters will head to the polls on October 23 to decide whether Scott County will commit $5 million to Davenport’s River Renaissance project. The vote will happen just weeks before the Vision Iowa Deadline to secure all local funds.

 
The Money Pit PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 04 September 2001 18:00
Part one of two On August 13, Greg Hoover, the director of housing and neighborhood development for the City of Davenport, presented a powerful report to the city council painting a disturbing picture of how people with poor credit are being exploited.

 
Petition Drive Succeeds PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 04 September 2001 18:00
• A grassroots effort run out of a bar on Sixth and Division has succeeded in forcing a referendum on whether Scott County should contribute $5 million for the River Renaissance revival project. At a press conference, organizers Tom White and Rich Moroney showed off 702 pages of petitions with 11,234 signatures, far more than the 7,057 required to put the measure on a ballot.

 
New Name and New Dancers Mark Growth for Ballet Quad Cities PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 28 August 2001 18:00
When she began dancing with CMBT two years ago, Erica Christensen found that the company was not well-known in the Quad Cities. “No one even knew there was a ballet company around,” she said. At the time, CMBT: Quad Cities Professional Ballet Company had four dancers.

 
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