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    Q. In spite of claims to the contrary the traffic lights on East Locust Street since it was repaved are not the same. At Forest Road the light is not on sensors but rather a timer. Traffic on Locust is often stopped even though there is no traffic on Forest Road. Traffic is often backed up a…

      Q.  There has been a lot of coverage lately about spring flooding. I was born in 1969 and I'm told there was a bad flood on the Mississippi River the year I was born. Can you tell me more about it? -- Reader

        On Saturday, April 26, 1969, the Mississippi River crested at 19.3 feet in the Quad-Cities.

          Q. For years the City of Davenport has pushed plowed snow in my cul-de-sac in front of the fire hydrant. I have always wondered why this is okay? If it is illegal to park your car in front of a fire hydrant – this too should not be allowed. In November when we had the blizzard, Iowa American…

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          Q. Interstate 80 is still littered with pylons and constructions signs along the road from construction this summer. They've been moved farther back or the snowplows have done that. Who is responsible for cleaning these items from the highway? -- Kim, Eldridge, Iowa

          Q. In the Nov. 16 edition of the Quad-City Times, Mr. Rich the CEO of the Iowa Lottery stated that the state was on track to receive $71 million in lottery proceeds for the year. How is this money spent? Does it go into the general fund or is it earmarked for education? It either case how wi…

          Q. I have seen handicapped parking signs for years, with a variety of designs and fines. The stated fines range from $0 to $250 here in the Quad-Cities. Most of the signs are on private or commercial property. Who decides what the fine will be? Who enforces it, and how, especially on private…

          Q. When devastation hits an area (like out in California with the fires) and many homes are completely leveled, does the state help the insurance companies with restoration or do the insurance companies pay the whole costs or does the state with FEMA help with the rebuilding? – Bob, Davenport

          Q. I have noticed that there have been quite a lot of trees and bushes cut down and left where they landed along Interstate 80 between Brady and east to LeClaire. It appears that there is no rhyme no reason to which trees were felled, some along the road, some in areas of interchanges. Why w…

          Q. We recently purchased a Mercedes Benz Winnebago RV – and have found the RV community to be a very friendly, approachable group – willing to answer our many questions. But when it comes to safeguarding our vehicle’s value, we don’t know who to believe when it comes to purchasing fuel. Many…

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