Pauley to address State of the City today


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Posted Online: Jan. 07, 2013, 6:46 pm
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Eric Timmons, etimmons@qconline.com
Rock Island Mayor Dennis Pauley will give his annual State of the City address at noon today during a joint meeting of the Rock Island Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs at the Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island.

"The State of the City address is an opportunity for me to reflect on our accomplishments of the previous year and inform citizens of our opportunities for the coming year," Mayor Pauley said in a news release. "I look forward to many more successes in 2013."

Mayor Pauley will also give the address at the Rock Island City Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 14, starting at 6:45 p.m. in City Council Chambers at Rock Island City Hall, 1528 3rd Ave.



















 



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  Today is Wednesday, April 23, the 113th day of 2014. There are 252 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: Some persons are negotiating for 80 feet of ground on Illinois Street with a view of erecting four stores thereon. It would serve a better purpose if the money was invested in neat tenement houses.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Central station, car house and stables of the Moline-Rock Island Horse Railway line of the Holmes syndicate, together with 15 cars and 42 head of horses, were destroyed by fire. The loss was at $15,000.
1914 — 100 years ago: Vera Cruz, Mexico, after a day and night of resistance to American forces, gradually ceased opposition. The American forces took complete control of the city.
1939 — 75 years ago: Dr. R. Bruce Collins was reelected for a second term as president of the Lower Rock Island County Tuberculosis Association.
1964 — 50 years ago: Work is scheduled to begin this summer on construction of a new men's residence complex and an addition to the dining facilities at Westerlin Hall at Augustana College.
1989 — 25 years ago: Special Olympics competitors were triple winners at Rock Island High School Saturday. The participants vanquished the rain that fell during the competition, and some won their events; but most important, they triumphed over their own disabilities.




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