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The permanent holdings of the Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport, are organized in several collections: American (Colonial period to 1945); Midwest Regionalist; Mexican Colonial; Asian; and Haitian. The museum also has a gift shop, restaurant, auditorium and educational wing. Docent-led tours are available. Admission is $7; $6 for ages 60 and over and students with IDs; and $4 for ages 3-12. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday; and 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Thursday. Call 563-326-7804 for details.

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  Today is Saturday, Sept. 20, the 263rd day of 2014. There are 102 days left in the year.

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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