New Q-C music


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Posted Online: Feb. 02, 2013, 5:40 pm
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Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com
Kathy O'Connor of Davenport was inspired to release a CD of her music by what she calls "an incrediblygenerous act of kindness." A young woman who was moved by a home recording of "Out of the Ashes" told her, "This needs to get out to the world, and I am going to help you do that."

Ms. O'Connor describes the music on "Out of the Ashes" as "warm, rich and melodic, carrying the listener through a beautiful journey from pain to joy, fear to love and forgiveness to healing. Profound and inspired, this album has depth. If actively listened to, it can change your perspective, calm your spirit and bring you back to a place of peace and hope."

For more information and to order the CD, visit kathyoconnor.com. For faster delivery, place your CD orders at kathy.oconnor@mchsi.com or call (309) 720-0101.

















 



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  Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.








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