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4 spots open on RI-Milan Board of Education


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 7:19 pm
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By Anthony Watt, awatt@qconline.com
Candidate petitions are available for four positions on the Rock Island-Milan Board of Education that will be open in the April 9, 2013, consolidated election.

Candidates' packets and petition forms can be obtained at the Rock Island-Milan School District Administration Center, 2101 6th Ave., Rock Island. Petitions can be filed with the district's clerk's office from Dec. 17 to 5 p.m. Dec. 26.

To be eligible, candidates must be a U.S. citizen and Illinois resident at least 18 years old, registered to vote and living within the school district.

Other races on the April 9 ballot include other school districts, community college districts and library, park and fire districts, said John Brown, Rock Island County's chief deputy county clerk.

To learn more about candidate packets or other election information, visit elections.il.gov/DocDisplay.aspx?Doc=Downloads/ElectionInformation/PDF/2013CanGuide.pdf.


















 




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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 30, the 242nd day of 2014. There are 123 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: A large pair of elk, captured in Iowa, were exhibited in Market Square today.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Rock Island Arsenal dam was being constructed under the supervision of Charles Frances, of Lowell, Mass.
1914 — 100 years ago: Mrs. Frank Mixer, of Rock Island, was the winner of the final preliminary for the women's handicap golf cup at Rock Island arsenal links.
1939 — 75 years ago: Sixteen hundred persons — many from war-fearful Europe — arrived in New York aboard the German liner Bremen. For two days on the trip, passengers were cut off from the world with both incoming and outgoing radio messages banned.
1964 — 50 years ago: Police reported five youths have been involved in the theft of about seven cars in recent weeks. Three of the youths were arrested Saturday afternoon, one was in custody as the result of a previous arrest, and the fifth is expected to be arrested today.
1989 — 25 years ago: The Rock Island/Milan School Board is asking the city to tear down Franklin School and allow the school district to pay back the estimated $100,00 cost during 10 years.






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