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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: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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