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Last hope in a weak economy? Mom and Dad

MILWAUKEE - After being laid off from her job as an events planner at an upscale resort, Jo Ann Bauer struggled financially. She worked at several lower-paying jobs, relocated to a new city and even declared bankruptcy.

Then in December, she finally accepted her parents' invitation to move into their home — at age 52. "I'm back living in the bedroom that I grew up in," she said.

Troy Neff Show: 1.1 M and ‘The Passion of the Christ’

Betty Shultz is upset about not knowing the uncashed-check fund existed. Betty said that she preached for 14 years about council knowing where the money is and has now asked for a list. Tom Waniewski supports Betty in finding more of these funds.

What do you think they should do with the 1.1M?

Discovery stuns many City Council members

City finds $1.1M for beefing up budget

 


The news of the found money — which comes
from an uncashed-check fund — was a surprise to council members who
were briefed yesterday on revisions to Mayor Carty Finkbeiner’s
proposed budget during a 3½-hour finance committee meetin

THE TOLEDO PLAN

We have done an extensive study of The Toledo Plan and feel that it should be abolished as it is supposed to rid the school system of “bad” veteran teachers through evaluation, instead it is being used to rid the school system of first year teachers through peer mentoring. Its target, primarily, is the non traditional first year teacher.

Fred LeFebvre of Fred LeFebvre and The Morning News Interviews Judge Kuhlman on the Fred LeFebvre and Morning News program

Fred LeFebvre interviewed Judge Tim Kuhlman this morning about how talks are going between the municipal courts and the administration. Fred LeFebvre was told that the talks aren't going very well at all and that council member Michael Collins doesn't understand the way the system works when it comes to funding the court system.

Delta ends air service from Toledo Express to Atlanta

"The remaining daily commuter flight between Toledo Express Airport and Atlanta will end on May 1, officials said yesterday.

 

Households face the unthinkable: budgeting

ATLANTA (Reuters) - After years of living large, U.S. households are finally learning what financial experts thought they never would: to live within their means.

Cheney on Unannounced Visit to Iraq

"BAGHDAD — Vice President Dick Cheney
made an unannounced trip Monday to Baghdad, where he plans to push
Iraqi political leaders toward opening the country’s vast oil fields to

Planned Parenthood of Idaho officials apologized Wednesday for what they called an employee's "serious mistake" in encouraging a

abortion of black babies !

This is what PP pioneer Margaret Sanger advocated too.

Response to caller 'a serious mistake,' says Planned Parenthood of Idaho
They also criticized The Advocate for trying to discredit employees with recorded phone calls

WHAT WAS SAID

Autumn Kersey of Planned Parenthood in Boise: Good afternoon, this is Autumn.

Is dog hunt in Toledo barking up wrong tree?

"I respect the man trying to find his lost dog," Mr. Carter said. "I understand there may be a personal thing, and the dog may be like family."

But Mr. Carter is also searching for something - er, someone. As of Friday, he had the distinction of having filed the most recent "missing person" report with Toledo police.
...
Early Friday morning, the 27-year-old man reported Troy Martin, his 15-year-old foster son, missing.
...

"The dog may be like family," he allowed, "but it's not as important as another human being. A child."

Last place of individual rights

Montana seems to be the last bastion of individualism and freedom. The state is refusing to cave in to the feds' demand that it implement the national ID. Chernoff, Homeland Security director, is threatening all kinds of bad things if Montana doesn't go along.

Kaptur and other delegates playing hardball even though state overwhelmingly supported Clinton-updated

Moratorium To End; Utilities Will Be Turned Off

The Public Utilities Commission on Friday warned residents with outstanding bills that a moratorium on gas and electricity disconnection ends next week.

Gov. Ted Strickland called on companies to delay shutting of utilities last year when a mother and three children died in a Toledo house fire.

Obama's pastor denounces United States

Obama and Pastor

Democratic presidential frontrunner Senator Barack Obama's longtime relationship with his former pastor and spiritual mentor Jeremiah Wright is coming under increasing scrutiny from some national media outlets.

Kaptur votes against Ethics Office, on antiNAFTA taskforce, against secret sessions, and worried left out of budget process

*Ethics Office
The House ended up voting 229-182 to create an Office of Congressional Ethics that could initiate its own probes of House of Representatives members. Republicans and Democrats would each appoint three people from outside of Congress to serve in the office.

Home Schooling

The Second District Court of Appeal ruled that California law requires parents to send their children to full-time public or private schools or have them taught by credentialed tutors at home.Justice H. Walter Croskey said in the 3-0 ruling issued on Feb. 28.

Saggy pants law overwhelmingly approved in Riviera Beach

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

RIVIERA BEACH — Pull'em up or pay up! That's the order voters gave tonight by overwhelmingly approving Mayor Thomas Masters "saggy pants" law.

"I am thankful to the people who came out and voted their conscience and defined what is indecent in our city," said Masters after hearing the measure won 72 percent of the vote.

A Believer Can Ask For Anything? (Biblical - Choose To Ignore)

Again, not trying to raise tempers or step on sensitive toes - I am not attacking any religion. These are just a few more things that make me wonder. Add your thoughts, or don't - no hot headed comments wanted.

Did Jesus Lie About Prayer & Other Things?

My Response to the Pickett Washer and Dryer

I have not responded to the bombardment of posts concerning the deplorable situation at Pickett not because I am guilty of anything and I stand by any statement or e-mail that I wrote concerning Pickett Elementary.

Erie Street Market ends year with loss

The Erie Street Market lost money during the
first seven weeks the city of Toledo operated it, according to a
year-end financial report.
But city officials said that's because during that period - Nov. 13 to
Dec. 31 - they had to cover expenses left over from CitiFest Inc., the
former operator.

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