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Downtown Living PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 13 November 2001 18:00
Most cities of 400,000 people will have some predictable features: two regional malls, a few strips of big-box retailers, and a downtown that caters to specialty shops. The Quad Cities have two regional malls and strips of big-box retailers on either side of the river.

 
A New Vision for Davenport PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 13 November 2001 18:00
Throughout America, economic development has become a primary focus for communities of all sizes. Growth has become the predominant goal if communities are to survive. The question becomes: What kind of economic development can be sustained in communities where population growth is slow or stagnant? This is one of the main challenges that face Davenport’s new city administrator, Craig Malin.

 
Bangarra Celebrates an Ancient and Vital Culture PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 30 October 2001 18:00
Stephen Page is talking about the men who run the United States government, and he’s getting irritated. His point is that men are exactly the wrong people to be leading a country through such a difficult time. “I think men are hopeless,” he says.

 
Aging Rockers and Easy Listening PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 23 October 2001 18:00
Concert promoters prefer venues that are willing to help market a show, or waive certain costs. These arenas are known to be “cooperative.” But there’s something else that’s more important. “You have to be able to sell tickets,” said Jade Nielsen, who runs Jade Productions in Bismarck, North Dakota.

 
Yes or No? PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 18 October 2001 18:00
Pass or fail, the struggle over the county’s $5 million contribution to Davenport’s River Renaissance project has had one positive byproduct: DavenportOne has been forced to stretch, reaching out to many different populations in the community with which it has frequently disagreed.

 
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