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Warrior Traditions Revived in Celtic Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 22 August 2000 18:00
Dan Cleaveland first got involved with the Celtic Highland Games of the Quad Cities as a sponsor. Then as a tug-of-war contestant. And then came the rock. “The first thing they do is give you a rock and say, ‘You’re going to throw this,’” said Cleaveland, co-owner of the Blue Cat Brew Pub.

 
Broken Beyond Repair? PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 16 August 2000 18:00
Another day, another consultant. Over the next few weeks, McDonald Transit Associates of Texas will be paying a visit to the Quad Cities to study the management of CitiBus, the City of Davenport’s municipal mass-transit service.

 
Predatory Lending Comes to the Heartland PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 01 August 2000 18:00
One bank refers to it, in the great recent tradition of using meaningless jargon to describe unpalatable things, as “risk-based asset creation.” Translated, that means charging huge fees and interest rates to poor people, racial minorities, and folks with spotty credit histories.

 
The Shadow Conventions PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 26 July 2000 18:00
When the major political parties hold their presidential conventions, they, in essence, place a sign on their backs that says, “Kick me.” The media complains the conventions are highly scripted, no-news, gabfest-coronations — except for the moment the veep selection is unveiled or leaked.

 
Developing Dilemma PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 25 July 2000 18:00
The City of Davenport is no stranger to tiffs over development, but perhaps none has been as strange as this: Turn lanes and stoplights have put a stop to development of some of the hottest commercial property in the Quad Cities.

 
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