Find out about primary issues at Election Central


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Posted Online: March 16, 2014, 12:23 am
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Over the past weeks, The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus have been providing coverage of candidates and issues in Tuesday's primary election. For those who might have missed some of the coverage, it is accessible through the Election Central link at qconline.com.

National, state and local election stories are archived on the site, as are election-oriented editorials, columns and Letters to the Editor. Election Central also has links to other websites which provide additional election information.

To get to Election Central, click on the icon under the Politics heading on the home page or go to qconline.com/elections.
























 



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  Today is Wednesday, Oct. 1, the 274th day of 2014. There are 91 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: It is rumored in the streets that the 13 negroes sent to Quincy on the Moline quota were refused. We think this must be a mistake.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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