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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.

 
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.

 
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