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Intermodal Presentation

Here are some photos from the Intermodal presentation, I will post the video once it is uploaded, look for it early tomorrow morning (it is big).

A Simple Answer For The Mayor

The mayor wonders what a local radio station wants from him. I didn't hear him say this but I can read headlines on postings. I can answer the mayor's question very simply. JOBS. That's right mayor, JOBS, real long lasting, sustainable JOBS. Now you can't create them, no government can create jobs except the ones we pay for.

Troy Neff Show: Joe McNamara and Council President Mark Sobczak talk Monclova Township Roadway

Listen to why Joe and Mark don’t agree on this issue.

Blade link:

McNamara: Bill for road shouldn't be paid by city

Joe McNamara Interview

Mark Sobczak Interview

Check out more interviews @:troyneff.com

Troy Neff Show: It’s not clear to the Mayor what a local radio station wants

This week Mayor Finkbeiner discusses the intermodal, TPS, and the productivity awards given to three local plants.

Mayor Finkbeiner Interview

Uber Rich Elitists Defy All Reason - Not to Mention Environment

Where are the environmentalists? Why are they not screaming about how NON-green are their buddies in California (elitist Hollywood crowd). These people out there keep building these humungous mansions and reshaping their local environment - and for what? A better view of the ocean for themselves!?

Konop wants county to pay 40 workers for nonprofits


Ben - just stop it. You're looking for another bullet point on your resume at our expense and you need to sit down and leave our money alone.

Bill of Rights still exists

High Court sides with Guantanamo detainees again

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that foreign terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay have rights under the Constitution to challenge their detention in U.S. civilian courts.

Quoting Scripture Banned in Library Communit Room.

Quoting Scripture banned in library community room

New Gun Law

You break into my house, you deserve to look down the barrel of my gun. I'm glad the lawmakers are finally looking out for the law abiding citizens instead of the criminals for a change.




WSPD Intermodal Presentation Tomorrow, Last Reminder

WSPD Intermodal Presentation Thursday June 12th 7p
Room 100 Health Ed Building on the Health Science Campus of UT (former MCO)
Enter off Glendale and park in lot 43
Question and answer session to follow as time allows.
Hope to see you all there.

What happens on a Wednesday?

Italian company buys Flatiron building in Times square.

Abu Dubai to buy Chrysler Building

Belgian brewer intends on buying Anheuser-Busch

Canada apologizes for abuse of native children

OTTAWA, June 11 (Reuters) - Canada, addressing one of the darkest chapters in its history, formally apologized on Wednesday for forcing 150,000 aboriginal children into grim residential schools, where many say they were sexually and physically abused.

What they'll do to your tax bill...



McCain: The average taxpayer in every income group would see a lower tax bill, but high-income taxpayers would benefit more than everyone else.

COSI likely to appear on November ballot


What The Hell??????

Is anyone getting as tired of this crap as I am?? Those assholes asked us for tax money once - we said NO. They asked AGAIN - we said NO AGAIN!!!

Yale prez: Pro-lifers akin to terrorists

We see this almost daily in America-
the outrageous false claims against Conservative Christian folk.
Ultimately , this can only lead to banning of debate, open
thought, which we already see . This is another case
of Christian bashing for those of you who say there isn't any in



Has the Blade gone too far in their reporting on Stainbrook? My 10 observations

Right now there are two things that are making people shake their heads wondering what is going on. 1. Why is Carty for some odd reason not wanting to help one of the best development opportunities in a long time-the Intermodal at the Toledo Express airport? And 2. The coverage the Blade is giving to Jon Stainbrook.

So much so that many people are starting to ask uncomfortable questions. I don't think I have noticed so many people talking about the coverage over an issue like they are.

Feet To The Fire Gets Results For WSPD

Well it appears that WSPD has once again gotten results. Since late April we have been banging the drum for action on an intermodal facility for Toledo/ Northwest Ohio and it is finally starting to pay off. The mayor after saying he has worked on it for 28 months, and had nothing to show for it, finally named a committee to study it.

Metal thieves target 2 city pools; talk of early opening ends

Thieves ruined any possibility for Toledo to open its public pools a few days early to help people beat the sweltering temperatures, city officials said yesterday.

"These [metal] scrappers ended any chance at all," said Sherrie Shipman, manager of recreation for the city.

WSPD Only Radio In Attendance At Transportation Task Force Meeting

Once again WSPD was the only radio station in attendance when the Ohio Transportation Priorities Task Force rolled into Toledo for a meeting Tuesday at 4p. Tom Blaha from Wood County's Development Commissione, and Rich Martinko of the UT Intermodal Institute spoke. Both have been on Fred's show before talking about intermodal facilities.

Toledo Zoo helping preserve Kihansi spray toads

Something our zoo is doing to help out the toads on the verge of extinction. Too bad it could not be more glamourous, like the white tiger or the Java rihno or something :)

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