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The Better Business Bureau has encountered several moving companies that are causing headaches for consumers and the BBB. Last August, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cincinnati announced indictments against several moving companies and individuals based in locations throughout the country.  more
"Too often, even students of history equate socialism with the 'Red Scare' of the 1920s and the Cold War of the 1950s and 1960s ..." more
"We will continue to be a politically divided nation if we can’t have civil, meaningful dialogues about individual responsibility versus necessary government assistance ..." more
"Your support and generosity will help fund Lions Club projects in the North Scott community and beyond ..." more
There is no shortage of issues this week, but there is a shortage of space, despite that we dedicated four pages to opinions, including the two views of socialism on the opposite page. "Socialism" is a word that is tossed about freely by politicians, but what do they mean? These essays do not sum up all the available opinions on the subject, but I believe they do give us at least one point of reference as we sort these things out. more
My mother didn’t teach my brother and me how to cook. My wife, Sherry, believes that was a mistake. So Sherry made sure she taught our daughter and three sons how to cook, and she also taught me. But that didn’t always go well. more
April 6, 1994: Mercy and St. Luke’s hospitals in Davenport combined and became Genesis Health System. St. Luke’s became Genesis Medical Center East, and Mercy was renamed Genesis Medical Center West. more
Listen: lately, it seems like life has been hard. This winter was hard. Everything is hard. I need a vacation. You need a vacation. We all need a vacation. more
The present is but a fleeting moment. The future, an abstraction. All else is history. If you don’t know history, you don’t know much. more
The closer we get to what I predict will be our most contentious presidential election on Nov. 3, 2020, the word "socialist" will increasingly be used to label many candidates seeking political office.  The S-word sends shivers down the spine of many Americans. more
On the campaign trail not only did I meet many voters; I met many dogs and cats as well.  And while I met folks with a variety of opinions, we could always agree that we loved our pets. Unfortunately, not everyone is as kind to pets as they should be.  So, in an effort to bring something forward that we can all agree on, I introduced HF737. more
"Just would like to say a BIG thanks to the city employees for a good job on keeping our streets and roads open through all our winter weather ..." more
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