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Local Progressive Talk Show Debuts in Quad Cities PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - Local News
Tuesday, 28 June 2005 18:00
Talk radio has long been dominated by conservative voices, but progressives are finding some friendly places on the radio dial. The Air America network was launched last year, and local AM station 1270 changed its format several months ago to carry its programming.

 
Rock Island Housing Authority Re-Groups After Grant Denied PDF Print E-mail
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Written by John Perreault   
Tuesday, 14 June 2005 18:00
The Rock Island Housing Authority (RIHA) is in the process of reapplying for the federal HOPE VI grant, after having its first application, for $20 million, denied on May 17. The grant is intended to be the facilitator for a $40.

 
Federal Cuts Could Hurt Adult and Vocational Education PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Farrah Welsh   
Tuesday, 03 May 2005 18:00
Proposed cuts in federal education funding are forcing local college officials to come up with creative ways to fund programs that might be affected by these cuts. If approved, President Bush’s budget would cut 66 percent of funding for adult basic education classes.

 
Davenport Gives Its Citizens a Lesson in How to Not Gather Public Input PDF Print E-mail
News/Features - Local News
Tuesday, 03 May 2005 18:00
At the first session for public input on the proposed Rhythm City Casino hotel and parking ramp on the riverfront, Clayton Lloyd greeted roughly 400 attendees with candor. “We’re very pleased and somewhat overwhelmed at the response,” said Lloyd, Davenport’s director of community and economic development.

 
Beyond the Holocaust Offers Lessons from Anne Frank PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 26 April 2005 18:00
By 1945, World War II had finally reached its end, and a young German girl named Anne Frank, most of her family, and more than 6 million others had lost their lives in the Holocaust. Sixty years later, the legacy of Anne Frank remains with us still.

 
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