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A Missed Opportunity PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 18 June 2002 18:00
When it became public in late May that Compass Facility Management had discovered $14,000 in misappropriated funds in its management of the RiverCenter/Adler Theatre in Davenport, the timing could scarcely have been worse for the Ames-based company.

 
Rock River Blues PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 11 June 2002 18:00
Residents who live along the Rock River in the Illinois Quad Cities are a special brand of people. Their lives are completely intertwined with the river’s activity—good, bad, or ugly. The first of the month brought torrential rains, especially from north of the Quad Cities, that caused the Rock River to reach record flood levels during the flash flooding the rain created.

 
Mardi Gras Festival Adds Food and New Bands PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 04 June 2002 18:00
Even though it’s the second-oldest festival in The District of Rock Island – it’s now in its 10th year – Gumbo Ya Ya is still serving up new things as it brings a belated Mardi Gras to the Quad Cities. The most notable addition this year will be a lot more food.

 
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.

 
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