"COLUMBUS — Ohio and other red ink-bleeding states
had hoped the federal government would rush to their rescue as it did
five years ago, but they found nothing for them in the $150 billion
economic stimulus package proposed by President Bush and House leaders
"COLUMBUS — Ohio and other red ink-bleeding states
"Mr. Finkbeiner said the tax, which raises $57.7
million a year, is essential to providing police and fire protection
and unlimited trash collection.
First enacted in 1982 and renewed regularly since then, it was last renewed in 2004 with just over 51 percent of the vote.
Pastor Got $1.5 Million in Clinton Earmarks Before Endorsement
(CNSNews.com) - Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-N.Y.) secured more than $1 million in federal funding last year for a Harlem-based non-profit whose leader gave her presidential campaign a major endorsement last weekend.
"WASHINGTON - Retirees living off Social Security are frustrated that they won't get tax rebate checks
through a bipartisan economic stimulus package before the House. Senate
Democrats Friday began efforts to include them.
By DAVID PATCH
BLADE STAFF WRITER
Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority President James Hartung got a 3.5 percent raise from his board of directors yesterday, but several local leaders urged him to give it back.
Kind of sad, but hey, when my household is facing a financial crunch, first thing to go is the social stuff. Same should apply to the city. This is a good call.
In a sign that Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner is considering a run for re-election, he hosted a $500-per-ticket campaign fund-raiser last night just before hosting the public "Celebration of the City" in the same building.
It was the first fund-raising event of his current term as mayor, but he said last night he won't decide whether to run again until next year.
Man 'killed by anti smoking drug'
By Lucy Thornton 21/01/2008
A grieving wife claims her husband killed himself after taking a new
Dad-of-two Wayne Marshall, 36, was found hanging shortly after
finishing a 13-week course of Champix.
Wife Emma, 28, said: "He went downhill so quickly. He stopped going
California foreclosures, mortgage defaults soar
Tue Jan 22, 2008 8:05pm EST
By Jim Christie
The technology gods were not on my side today, which is why there is no live blog. There was no Internet access and the two audio recordings may be unusable. I will post the notes here in just a second.
Chrysler announced plans Monday to invest nearly $28 million in its Toledo Machining Plant.
"Chrysler's investments in the Toledo area are rooted in our faith that we can keep good-paying manufacturing jobs in America as long as government, our unions and our companies all pull together for the common good," Chrysler President and Vice Chairman Tom LaSorda said in a statement.
Way to go Michigan!!!
Is coming to pass.
Europe's native population is dying.
Toledo library originally censored the book about this.
There is healing for those involved in abortion
WND Exclusive Library censors Planned Parenthood exposé
Author decries policy of 'politically correct' book banning
Posted: June 6, 2000
1:00 a.m. Eastern
By Patrick Poole
© 2000 WorldNetDaily.com
"About 30 members of a reputed white
supremacists' group marched through the streets of Jena, La., Monday,
expressing disdain for the holiday honoring slain civil rights leader
Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., as well as for six black Jena teenagers
charged with beating a white classmate.
The enviro-wackos have been claiming cows contribute 20% worldwide to Global Warming. I guess It was only a matter of time before people were going to get paid to start charting cow farts. Toledo should take an active role in this important environmental initative. Just change COSI to COWSI and you got big buck Grant Money to Save the Planet.
Sweden to study belching cows
"COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Up to 1,500 votes may be cast on paper ballots in the
Republican primary today in Horry County, S.C., which includes Myrtle
Beach, because of voting machine problems due to human error on the
part of county election commission staff, who failed to properly
prepare the machines, state and county election officials said. After
"We've been wracking our brains to come up with some way to speed this up," said Jill Kelly, director of the Lucas County Board of Elections. "There's nothing we can humanly do."
She said 10,000 paper ballots could add four to five hours to her counting.
She has advised Toledo-area voters that they won't see results, for the presidential contests or for local races, on election night.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) would like to
include some help for the nation's food banks in the "stimulus package"
being talked about for the economy.
Mr. Brown said yesterday at
the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank that he has introduced
legislation to provide $40 million in emergency assistance to food
since we have been posting a lot about drunk driving, i saw another article to add to the discussions..... no, i usually don't follow celebrity stories, but i liked the creative punishment in this one.
Lohan to work in morgue as punishment
LOS ANGELES - Lindsay Lohan is about to see dead people.
Guess Marcy Kaptur doesn't know the difference between Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Although maybe I shouldn't laugh because I wouldn't either, then again if you're going to be questioning them you should probably know who you're talking to.