It sounds like a scene out of "Wayne's World" or "Tommy Boy," but police chased a doughnut delivery truck across Benton and Tama counties Thursday at speeds of up to 100 mph after the vehicle was reported stolen in Rock Island, Ill.
When you think about what blogs and many Internet sites like this one, does what David Simon said in a recent Salon.com article make sense? Is old media in trouble? In talking about the finale of the show "The Wire" he recently said:
Troy Neff Show: Michael Collins Will Vote NO on the Budget Strictly in Protest
Michael Collins tells Troy that he will vote no on the budget strictly in protest. He explains how the negotiations went at the law and criminal justice committee hearing in addition to mythical contracts that no one remembers negotiating.
Despite nearly $2 million in budget cuts, several
Lucas County elected officials gave their top managers raises at the
end of last year - some as high as 10 percent.
"WSPD WHERE TOLEDO COMES TO HEAR ABOUT SHOWERS, FLOWERS AND BIKE PATHS ALL DAY EVERY DAY!!!"
Charitable giving is an American tradition. Surveys consistently find that between 65 and 85 percent of U.S. families make charitable donations each year, and we give away more than twice as much per capita as the citizens of even the most generous European nations. According to the Center on Philanthropy Panel Study, the average American family that gave to charity in 2002 donated $1,917.
LONDON, March 23 (UPI) -- British sleep researchers say the secret of a happy marriage may be separate beds -- or even separate bedrooms.
The Sleep Council reports that when couples share a bed both may be woken about six times during the night by their partners, The Times of London said. The problem is worse if one or both snores or has restless leg syndrome.
A corn flake shaped like Illinois auctions for $1,350 on EBay
llinois is now a museum piece.
A trivia-company owner from Austin, Texas, purchased the flake on EBay Friday night from two sisters in Virginia for $1,350.
Monty Kerr owns TriviaMania.com. He plans to put the flake in a traveling museum along with other items of Americana.
Do you think this new online paper coming on March 31 is just an April fools joke, or will it really be released?
toledo collected less income tax revenue in 2007 than expected and ran over budget on overtime costs, but the city still finished the year with a slight surplus that is now earmarked to help balance the new budget.
The city had expected to collect $173.96 million in income taxes from withholdings, individuals, and businesses during 2007.
I was reading in the Toledo Free Press today an article Ben Konop wrote in regards to his proposal for transferring funds from the corrupt LCIC to the University of Toledo, and how this plan was thwarted by the usual suspects, Pete Gerken and Tina Skeldon-Wozniak. My first thought was, when are these goons going to be voted out of office.
A squadron of police cars chasing down a doughnut van surely would draw some snickers.
Even hearing about it made Rock Island police Capt. Scott Harris chuckle a bit.
"I can't imagine what that must have looked like," he said.
A stolen van belonging to a Moline doughnut shop made an illegal bi-state journey Thursday, ending in a police chase in central Iowa.
As the board of election in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, where Cleveland is located, launches an investigation into illegal crossover voting in the state's 2008 presidential primary, a big open question remains unanswered: Will county officials go after the ringleaders of apparently illegal electioneering where thousands of Republican voters swore -- under penalty of law -- allegiance to the Democratic
This week’s featured nominee pulled up, drunk, to the drive-thru window of a fast-food restaurant. After ordering, he became angry that he wasn’t getting his food fast enough, so he took out a gun and started waving it at restaurant employees. After his arrest, he pled nolo contendere to all charges and was sent to jail.
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.