While we're waiting for the votes to be tabulated in Florida, maybe we can cast ballots on this: Is Internet voting the panacea for what ails us?
Ever since interactive Web sites became a reality, Internet voting has been like the early days of the laser beam - a solution looking for a problem.

The most explosive issue surrounding cyberporn is still access to adult material by minors. If you've ever visited an adult Web site, you know that gaining entry to the most explicit, graphic material is as difficult as accessing a public water fountain.

Looking for the one ingredient that'll make your Web site "sticky" - that elusive amalgam of graphics, text, and audio that keeps online visitors from leaving? The answer lies in online content, and of all the Internet truisms, the truest is the Content Is King.

An interfaith group representing more than 20 congregations unveiled two platforms on Sunday to stop the destructive effects of urban sprawl and address inequities in the criminal-justice system.
Quad Cities Interfaith presented the plans to several hundred people at a "Proclaim Jubilee" gathering at Sacred Heart Cathedral in Davenport.

The City of East Moline has passed a historic-preservation ordinance to promote the protection of historic and architectural character, as well as the resources of the city. A Historic Preservation Commission has been formed to guide and define these goals and consists of seven appointed members who are residents of the city.

eServ

Mention the District of Rock Island and one thinks of music festivals, art galleries, restaurants, and brewpubs. But quietly tucked away among the city's nightlife and arts is eServ (www.eservllc.com), a new company that is part of a wave of businesses that have discovered the benefits of blending emerging technologies with traditional business practices.

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