New exhibit honors iconic women of fiction and their fashion

DAVENPORT, Iowa (Sept. 24, 2018) — The Putnam’s newest exhibit, showcasing the fashions, interests and lives of some of literature’s most impactful female characters, has gotten a boost from Humanities Iowa.

Community can mean a lot of things to different people. To the members of the Quad City Symphony Youth Ensembles (QCSYE), it means sharing with others who are in need.

My team analyzed the gender identity and sexual orientation complaints of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission over a 4-year span to reveal which states see the least cases of LGBTQ discrimination. 

Key findings: 

Opioid addiction often starts inadvertently. An accident on the farm, a sports-related injury or a routine dental procedure can result in prolonged pain that requires prescription pain medication. During the late 1990s, medical professionals prescribed prescription drugs at higher rates to treat pain because they were effective. What they didn’t know then was how addictive these drugs were. The aftermath has been devastating.

The City Council Meeting Agenda/packet for the September 26, 2018 meeting is available at the following link:

MRCTI, USGS, USACE, DOT Solidify Water Quality Work
Grant and Pilot Projects Also Announced to Improve Resilience

The U.S. has seen a jump in suicides in recent years, with rural states being hardest hit. Iowa’s suicide rate increased more than 35 percent between 1999 and 2016.

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) is receiving nearly $29 million in new federal funding to help the state fight the opioid crisis.

I am determined. I am courageous. I am a survivor.

Join us as we rise up against sexual abuse in our communities. The annual Rising Up Against Sexual Abuse luncheon will be held Friday, October 12, at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center. Doors open at 11 a.m. with the program beginning at noon.