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What’s in It for Miss Iowa? PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 04 June 2002 18:00
A lot has changed about the annual Miss America Pageant, starting at the bottom rung of a tiered process that used to elevate women for their beauty and performing talents, but now rewards them more for their community service, grasp of current issues, and career goals.

 
Sculpture on 2nd PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 21 May 2002 18:00
Back in 1996, MidCoast Fine Arts exported its “art-in-the-empty-storefronts” model from the Rock Island District to downtown Davenport with the Art Under Glass program. Rotating juried exhibits of local and regional art have filled the empty storefronts of the Redstone and the Parker buildings on 2nd Street ever since.

 
Preserving Davenport’s “Shooting Park” PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 21 May 2002 18:00
It’s pretty amazing that a central-city natural area that was largely abandoned to the vagaries of the free market for more than seven decades has survived by accident. But that’s the story of Schuetzen Park, located south and west of the Fejervary Park on Davenport’s near west side.

 
Hornucopia Builds on Identity with Powerful Lineup PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 14 May 2002 18:00
After three years, Hornucopia might finally be done answering the question: What kind of music is it again? “We spent the first couple of years explaining what it was,” said Jennifer Fowler, executive director of The District of Rock Island.

 
Fighting for the Right PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 14 May 2002 18:00
Deep down, Bill Salier argues, nearly everybody’s a conservative. You might claim to be a Democrat or a moderate, but really, on the issues that matter, you’re a conservative, believing in “individual accountability, self-reliance, and self-sufficiency,” to quote one of his brochures.

 
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