Seventeen of the nation's 50 largest cities had high school graduation rates lower than 50 percent, with the lowest graduation rates reported in Detroit, Indianapolis and Cleveland, according to a report released Tuesday.
So what are anyone's thoughts about a mega casino in Ohio?
Should we have any casino gambling at all?
What about the idea of allowing only one? Is that fair?
By performing this act, the city has just told people to stop paying their mortgages. They also told people to stop paying their property taxes.
(Renters, of course, being second-class citizens, must still pay their rents or they will be evicted.)
This just popped up on YouTube. It is undercover video of Elliot Spitzer before becoming wrapped up in the prostitute investigation. If you look close, I think Kwame Kilpatrick is in the video too.
Apparently a new group/or another group/or a claim of a group was making phone calls encouraging voters to vote for Republican committeemen during the primary almost a month ago. The group is claiming to be the Lucas County Republican Party Grassroots Coalition. If you remember back, there were the Glass City Republicans only formed a year ago and seemed to have gone underground after Joe Kidd did not win the election.
Finkbeiner's latest ?
A $1000 entry fee has been appropriated thru Department of Parks.
Toledo will be entered in another sham contest. It is called "America Blooms". This time the judges will come to Toledo to see for themselves. Three judges will be escorted around Toledo for three days sometime about July 1.
The Resort/Casino will include in phase one:
• Phase one total square footage will be 2,000,000 sq. ft. • 12,000 sq. ft. Kids Quest/Arcade
• Total Casino floor space of 180,000 - 220,000 sq .ft. • A full scale pet resort facility
• Suite style hotel of approximately 1500 rooms • 8,000-10,000 sq. ft. specialty retail
• International full service destination spa • 4000- 5000 slots
• 40,000- 60,000 sq. ft. conference center • Approximately 100 table games
• 3000 car parking garage • 20 table plus poker room
Troy Neff Show: Opening Day Arrives
The Opening Day of the baseball season is always a special day. Troy interviews Tom Hamilton and Ernie Harwell.
BELLEVUE -- Police say a man in Bellevue was caught on tape having sex with a picnic table.
Where once stood a champion of Toledo industry, now rests piles of broken concrete and twisted metal.
Curious motorists along the Anthony Wayne Trail crane their necks
toward the rubble resting inside the chain-link fence. Nearby
residents, meanwhile, continue shaking their heads over the wreckage
outside their doors.
Sean Levert son of Eddie Levert of the O'Jays is dead at the age of 39. No details available at this time. I knew Eddie Levert before he became the O'Jays and my heart goes out to this family. Sean's brother Gerald died in November 2006. How sad.
"Toledo may have natural and man-made geographic
advantages to support developing a transportation-based economy, but
that future won't happen by itself, two local transportation leaders
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All dressed up and nowhere to go... The MLK, which just re-opened, hit a snag already..the electrical system belched and the darn thing was stuck open today. Ironically, just as the Docks were starting the "Celebration" day for the dilapidated thing's completion.
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The past 10 days will be remembered as the time the U.S. government discarded a half-century of rules to save American financial capitalism from collapse.
Robert Reich visited Oberlin College about a month too late. It would have nice if Bill Clinton's secretary of labor had been here before the Ohio primary, when his party's leading presidential candidates were busy bashing trade in general and the North American Free Trade Agreement in particular.