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Ostergren waged cruel campaign against a woman without options

Quad-City Times editorial board Martha Martinez has been twice victimized, the latter occasion by Muscatine County Attorney Alan Ostergren. Martinez is a “dreamer” brought into the country as a child and, by upbringing, an American. ButContinue reading…

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Rita Vargas the 2017 Honorary Survivor Chair for the 28th Annual Race for the Cure QC

In spite of technological and medical advances, the fight rages on. We still do not have a miracle cure for cancer and that is why prevention and being vigilant and knowing your own body mightContinue reading…

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Luis Alberto Urrea, best-selling author and Pulitzer-Prize finalist, to give keynote address at the David R. Collins Writers’ Conference

The Midwest Writing Center (MWC) is thrilled to announce the annual David R. Collins Writers’ Conference will return to St. Ambrose University on June 22-24. The David R. Collins Writers’ Conference offers high quality, generative writing instructionContinue reading…

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The Iowa Commission of Latino Affairs has established the Iowa Latino Hall of Fame

Iowa Latino Hall of Fame Many outstanding Latinos/as helped shape Iowa and many strong Latino leaders continue to contribute their talents and skills to improve the quality of life in this state. To recognize andContinue reading…

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Teaching kids responsibility and sportsmanship through boxing

Keeping kids of the streets while teaching them responsibility and sportsmanship is what Jeff Perez does. And to help him do this admirable work that helps young people of this community, Jeff Perez invites everyoneContinue reading…

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Abarrotes Carrillo Encourages Healthy Food Choices as Part of State Initiative

Shoppers at Abarrotes Carrillo at 903 W 3rd St, in Davenport will have the opportunity to sample and learn how to prepare a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables during special events scheduled from 10:30Continue reading…

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Marlu’s Xingonas of the Month: The Ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative of Greater Des Moines

This month, we celebrate a group of women that are the definition of Xingonas: the ladies of the Latina Leadership Initiative, LLI. The group of women recently celebrated their graduation from the 9-month program, withContinue reading…

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8 Cool Races to run this spring and summer in the Quad Cities

With the weather finally seeming to act its season lately and all the surprise winter storms gone for good, Quad Citizens can begin to break out their shorts and tank tops and prepare for upcomingContinue reading…

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Latina Entrepreneur, Mother of Two, Succeeds Against All Odds

Hardships either break people or make them. Since early age Sonia Villalpando has had more than her share of hardships to deal with. Despite the difficulties, she never let them keep her down.  Villalpando, 27-year-oldContinue reading…