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City leaders in Davenport want your input on a plaza or park to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

They are looking at five locations, four are already parks and one is a parking lot near 5th and Brady that could be converted into a park.

A task force wants to learn more from people in the community about what kind of memorial they'd like to see. Some ideas the group is considering: A fountain kids could play in, a statue or a pavilion.

"I think it's very important that our youth, our community, recognize him for who he is, as many other communities have," task force leader Ryan Saddler said.

There isn't a specific timeline in place for the project just yet.

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