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To Stay or To Go PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 28 November 2000 18:00
The potential departure of Jumer’s Casino Rock Island from that city’s downtown riverfront to another location in Rock Island could have been seen as a devastating blow to revitalization efforts the riverboat helped spark, and to businesses in The District.

 
Stopping Credit Snoops a Phone Call Away PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 21 November 2000 18:00
Tired of piles of credit-card offers in the mail? Wondering who is checking on your credit and why? Four of the national credit-information bureaus – Experian, Innovus, Equifax, and Trans Union – have joined to offer a toll-free service allowing consumers to have their names blocked from unwanted credit inquires for two years.

 
The King of Blues Rolls into Town PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Tuesday, 21 November 2000 18:00
Although he won’t be lounging in an open convertible with Eric Clapton at the wheel like on the cover of his new album, the legendary B.B. King will be riding into Davenport in his custom bus next week. The elder statesman of the blues is returning to the Adler Theater on Monday for a 7:30 pm stop on his 75th birthday tour.

 
Back-Scratching at City Hall? PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 21 November 2000 18:00
Former Davenport City Administrator Jim Pierce appears to be the top candidate for his old job in Ohio, a prospect that raises questions about the work of an executive-search firm he hired. One day after he submitted his resignation to the City of Davenport, Pierce was in Huber Heights, Ohio, as one of four finalists for its city-manager position.

 
The End of The Road -- Or Is It? PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 21 November 2000 18:00
On November 15, 2000, the conclusions of the 53rd & Eastern Ad Hoc Committee were presented to the Davenport City Council. by committee member Michelle Magyar upon the entire committee’s request. The Ad Hoc Committee included Aldermen Tom Englemann (Chairman), Roland Caldwell, Wayne Hean, and Bob McGivern; Michelle Magyar (Citizens United for Responsible Vision—CURV); Roman Schultz (Architect); Jack Caffery (Parks & Recreation Board); John Gardner (Davenport One); Dan Huber (Davenport One); Greg Lundgren (Friends of Davenport Library); and myself, Kathleen McCarthy (River Cities’ Reader); as well as city staff Clayton Lloyd (Community and Economic Development), Kent Kolway (Finance), and John Martin (Legal Counsel).

 
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