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Scott County Housing Council

An organization that funds affordable housing in the Quad Cities has chosen a new director. At the end of the year, Scott County Housing Council executive director Rick Schloemer will retire, and taking his place will be Leslie Kilgannon - now director of Quad Cities Interfaith.

News headlines for the morning of October 10, 2017

Sarah Ruhl (left) with her mother, Kathleen Kehoe Ruhl and oldest daughter, photographed during the Chicago run of “For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday.”
Courtesy of Sarah Ruhl

Carolyn Martin talks with playwright Sarah Ruhl about the importance of involvement in local theatre, and how exposing our children to art forms at a young age can have a lasting impact.

Residents of Davenport's 6th ward will begin the process of choosing a new alderman Tuesday. For the primary election, five candidates are on the ballot to replace Jeff Justin who resigned last summer to take a new job in Florida.

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Senator Joni Ernst

Iowa US Senator Joni Ernst will be the featured speaker Tuesday night at the 9th Annual Ronald Reagan Dinner sponsored by the Scott County Republican Party. It's a major fundraiser for the party, and proceeds each year support local candidates and their campaigns.

Messiah Moving to Easter

Oct 9, 2017
Handel Oratorio Society

After more than 100 years, a Christmas tradition in the Quad Cities is going to move back to when it was originally intended - at Easter. Instead of December, "Messiah" will be performed by the Handel Oratorio Society next March.  

AARP

Even though the state of Illinois finally has a budget, its financial problems are far from over. That'll be the topic Tuesday night in the Quad Cities for a public forum, "The State Budget: The Challenges Ahead."

News headlines for the morning of October 9, 2017

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