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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.

 
Renovated Airport a Blank Canvas for Arts Groups PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 25 July 2000 18:00
Two local arts groups are joining forces on an ambitious public-art project in the remodeled Quad City International Airport. The key remaining issue is raising enough money to turn the vision into reality. The Quad City International Airport’s eight-member board voted unanimously July 18 to team up with Quad City Arts and MidCoast Fine Arts to populate the renovated airport with both permanent and rotating artwork and exhibits.

 
ArtStroll: The Premiere PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 25 July 2000 18:00
The concept behind ArtStroll isn’t revolutionary or new. It just never happened. “We all felt there was a need,” noted Donna Lee, special-events coordinator for MidCoast Fine Arts. “It’s not that it hasn’t been thought of.

 
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