Meetings list for Tuesday, April 2, 2013


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Posted Online: April 01, 2013, 4:19 pm
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Carbon Cliff Village Board, 7 p.m. at village hall, 106 1st Ave., Carbon Cliff.
Galva City Council, 6 p.m. at city hall, 210 Front St., Galva.
Mercer County Board, 7 p.m. in the county courthouse, 100 SE 3rd St., Aledo.
Moline City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 619 16th St., Moline.
Silvis City Council, 6:30 p.m. at city hall, 121 11th St., Silvis.

















 



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  Today is Saturday, Aug. 23, the 235th day of 2014. There are 130 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Newton Beer's production of "Lost in London," which had a successful run for three seasons, was presented at Harper's Theater.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The German army commanded by Fran Duke Albrecht of Wurtemburg defeated the French army at Neufchmtenu.
1939 -- 75 years ago: John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline is starting a four-story, $104,000 addition to the combine assembly building.
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