poverty

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The Salvation Army has moved its Family Services office to a new location. Over the summer, the Quad Cities chapter found places for its homeless clients to live. And it closed the downtown Davenport emergency shelter. It's now working to prevent homelessness by helping families stay in their apartments and homes.

The lot where Habitat's 100th home will be built
Michelle O'Neill / WVIK News

This weekend will be special for the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Saturday, the organization will break ground on its 100th house built in the Quad Cities.

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The Davenport School Board has been studying poverty, and tonight members will discuss what to do about it. Ken Krumwiede is the chair of the district's committee on poverty.