The use of tax-increment financing for an existing business has Bettendorf aldermen raising questions about a proposed development agreement that would anchor a new Ascentra Credit Union headquarters in the downtown.The proposed development agreement, which came as a result of discussions since February, calls for a 10-year, 100 percent TIF capped at $2 million for the construction of a close to 40,000 square-foot building at the city's Town Square property located across the street from the...
For the time being, the appointment of police and fire chiefs in Bettendorf will remain under the power of the mayor.The City Council discussed amending city code to transfer the power to appoint and remove police and fire chiefs fromÂ the mayor to the city administrator Monday during its committee-of-the-whole meeting, but after mixed input, it has chosen to table the matter until more discussion can take place.Under the current code, both police and fire chiefs are appointed by the mayor...
While a lot of attention and focus is placed on veterans, Quad-City mayors have additionally thrown their support behind those working in the background.The mayors of Davenport, Bettendorf, Rock Island, East Moline and MolineÂ announced they are becoming Hidden Heroes cities, an initiative to honor and support military caregivers, during an event Friday at the Figge Art Museum, Daven[prt.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".