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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.

 
Rock Island Leaders Look to Tell the City’s Stories PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 May 2002 18:00
The inventor of the modern computer and the Blues Brothers are among the figures that could be memorialized through public art as part of a capital-improvement project over the next few years on and near the Great River Plaza of Rock Island.

 
New Agriculture Bill Shorts the Family Farmer PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 07 May 2002 18:00
Legislation that sets federal agriculture policy for the next six years is close to becoming law, and large agricultural producers will gain even more advantages over the small family farmer because of it. The Senate is scheduled to vote on the 2002 Farm Bill on Wednesday, May 8, and it’s expected to pass, according to Seth Boffeli, a spokesperson for Senate Agriculture Committee Chairperson Tom Harkin (D-Iowa).

 
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