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Davenport Awarded Brownfield Grant PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 01 May 2001 18:00
• Davenport has been awarded a $250,000 grant by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to assess brownfields, areas of former industrial sites. The area to be studied includes most of west Davenport in the vicinity of the Mississippi River and the area surrounding Nahant Marsh – the largest urban marsh on the upper Mississippi and a recently completed EPA Superfund project.

 
MetroLINK Eyes Expansion PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 24 April 2001 18:00
Since losing the contract to run Davenport’s bus system at the end of 2000, MetroLINK has begun to aggressively expand its services, and planned bus routes to rural areas and nearby college towns could be just the first step.

 
Special Needs Playground Added to Bettendorf’s Rocket Park PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 24 April 2001 18:00
• The Junior League of the Quad Cities is working in conjunction with the City of Bettendorf to add a play area in McManus Park (better known as Rocket Park) just off Interstate 74 to meet the needs of children with physical disabilities.

 
The Top 10 Censored Stories of 2000 PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 17 April 2001 18:00
Have you read the one about corporations planning to charge you hundreds of dollars a month for your tap water? Or the one about military “psychological operations” specialists manipulating viewers of CNN? What about the highly skilled programmers in Silicon Valley who, because they are immigrants, are laboring under sweatshop-like conditions? If none of these stories rings a bell, it’s not because you’ve missed the latest e-mail hoax.

 
Ozone Season Begins PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 17 April 2001 18:00
• The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has resumed monitoring ground-level ozone, often called smog. State and local agencies use the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Quality Index to provide general information to the public about air quality and associated health effects.

 
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