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U.S. Cellular Licking Its Wounds after Attack PDF Print E-mail
Local News
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Monday, 24 July 2000 18:00
U.S. Cellular is regrouping after a third setback in its effort to put a cellular-phone tower in East Davenport, but residents of that village who’ve fought the company expect it to come back again. “We’ll re-evaluate the situation,” said Scott Van Roekel, a project manager for U.

 
The Davenport Blues PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
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Monday, 24 July 2000 18:00
Eddie Condon was as much a wisecracker as a guitar player, but when he met Bix Beiderbecke, his irony took the first train. "The players fell over themselves greeting Beiderbecke," he reported in his 1947 memoir We Called It Music.

 
Golden Fleece Award Revived PDF Print E-mail
City Shorts
Monday, 24 July 2000 18:00
Every month for 13 years, Sen. William Proxmire (D-Wisconsin) gave his renowned "Golden Fleece Awards" for "wasteful, ridiculous or ironic use of the taxpayers' money." Sadly, the awards ended when Proxmire retired in 1989.

 
Billboards Be Gone PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
Wednesday, 12 July 2000 18:00
Last week, the 7th District Judicial Court upheld Davenport’s Zoning Board of Adjustments’ (ZBA) rulings (November/December 1999) that declared five of Revolutions’ billboard placements out of compliance with Davenport’s zoning ordinances.

 
QC Radio in Limbo PDF Print E-mail
Feature Stories
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Wednesday, 12 July 2000 18:00
KBOB radio personality Mike Kenneally has reason to be unhappy with his employer. He was let go from the country station in January 1999 because management was “basically firing salaries,” he said. When he was re-hired in August with a pay cut, he says he was verbally promised some things by Connoisseur Communications, the station’s owner.

 
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