United Way plans to offer free tax preparation on Saturday


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Posted Online: Feb. 07, 2013, 6:57 pm
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United Way is offering free tax preparation for those with a household income of $57,000 or less through April.
It kicks off with aSuper Saturday event this Saturday at three locations:
— Martin Luther King Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island, 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Walk-ins only.
— Rock Island Public Library, 401 19th St., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Appointment required.
— Friendly House, 1221 Myrtle Street, Davenport, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Appointment required.

To make an appointment, call 2-1-1, (563) 355-9900 or visit unitedwayqc.org/vita.



















 



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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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