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Qwest Squeezes Internet Providers PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 03 October 2000 18:00
It was meant to be a bonus for consumers – faster Internet connections at the same price – but some people got significantly less than they were promised, and a few local Internet providers aren’t happy about it, either.

 
Justice, Not Jail; Preservation, Not Sprawl PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 03 October 2000 18:00
An interfaith group representing more than 20 congregations unveiled two platforms on Sunday to stop the destructive effects of urban sprawl and address inequities in the criminal-justice system. Quad Cities Interfaith presented the plans to several hundred people at a “Proclaim Jubilee” gathering at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Davenport.

 
Is the Iowa "Brain Drain" Over? PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Tuesday, 03 October 2000 18:00
Iowa’s “brain drain” might be a thing of the past, according to recent statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Estimates show Iowa now ranks 37th among the states and the District of Columbia in the percentage of population with a bachelor’s degree, up from 42nd 10 years ago.

 
RDA Hopes for Boost from New Boat PDF Print E-mail
Local News
Tuesday, 03 October 2000 18:00
Last week’s Davenport City Council approval of an agreement with the Isle of Capri Casino sets the stage for a new riverboat casino opening next year – and possibly more money for community projects. “We’re just happy we can move forward,” said Mary Ellen Chamberlin, president of the Riverboat Development Authority (RDA).

 
High-Speed Rail Link Through Davenport Feasible PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Wednesday, 27 September 2000 18:00
The Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT), in conjunction with the Federal Railroad Administration and eight other states, is studying the possibility of a high-speed Midwest rail system. State DOT Director Mark Wandro has said he wouldn’t recommend the state spend the money to establish a line between Des Moines and Omaha because it wouldn’t break even financially.

 
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