Republican Women of Rock Island County Dec. 6 meeting


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Press release submitted by Republican Women of Rock Island County



Republican Women of Rock Island County December 6, 2012 Guest Speaker and Meeting at Denny's Restaurant Banquet Room, 2601-52nd Ave., Moline, IL

Guest Speaker: Patrick Hughes, 42, finished second to Senator Mak Kirk in the 2010 Republican Primary for U.S. Senate seat vacated by President Barack Obama when he became President. Prior to that, Mr. Hughes was the Chairman of Sensible Taxpayers Opposed to Increased Taxes (STOP-IT), an Illinois Political Action Committee credited by state Republican Party leaders with playing a significant role in defeating Governor Pat Quinn's then proposed 50% income tax increase on Illinois taxpayers. Mr. Hughes is an attorney, real estate developer and home builder with interestes in various development entities. Mr. Hughes lives in Hinsdale with his wife, Susan, and their three children - Anna (11), Katherine (9) and John (6)



















 



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  Today is Tuesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2014. There are 155 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: Col. H.F. Sickless informs us that there will be new organization of troops in this state under the call for more men.
1889 -- 125 years ago: James Normoyle arrived home after graduating from West Point with honors in the class of 1889. He was to report to Fort Brady, Mich., as second lieutenant in the 23rd Infantry.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. Germany and Austria refused an invitation of Sir Edward Grey to join Great Britain at a mediation conference.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Dr. William Mayo, the last of the three famous Mayo brother surgeons, died at the age of 78.
1964 -- 50 years ago: One of the biggest horse shows of the season was held yesterday at Hillandale Arena on Knoxville Road under the sponsorship of the Illowa Horsemen's Club.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Davenport is like a gigantic carnival this weekend with the Bix Arts Fest taking over 12 square blocks of the downtown area. A festive atmosphere prevailed Friday as thousands of people turned out to sample what the Arts Fest has to offer.








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