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Konop skips board event to hold one of his own

http://toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080409/NEWS33/804090...

"I cannot, in good conscience, pontificate on the State of the County to campaign contributors, recipients of no-bid contracts, and assorted politicians,” Mr. Konop said in a statement.

KMH Gets two years probabion for fibbin'

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I would at least have like to see her have to pay restitution for the man hours expended for her little game.

Will $4 gas affect your driving habits?

Some people call this entertainment

'The Grid' Could Soon Make the Internet Obsolete

'The Grid' Could Soon Make the Internet Obsolete

Monday, April 07, 2008

The Internet could soon be made obsolete. The scientists who pioneered it have now built a lightning-fast replacement capable of downloading entire feature films within seconds.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,347212,00.html

State swipes smoking prevention fund

The state has moved to take control of the smoking prevention fund. The administrators of the fund didn't hide the money from the state. And now they plan on burning it for they own purposes. They have pilfered this fund until they is only a small percentage left.

Summer gasoline use down for first time in 17 years

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Record gasoline prices and a contracting U.S. economy will reduce summer gasoline demand for the first time in 17 years, the government's top energy forecasting agency said Tuesday.

Road repairs win out over bike path

Finkbeiner reroutes project funds to pour $250,000 into road fixes

"The Finkbeiner administration is abandoning plans for a bike path at Greenwood Park and slashing nearly all planned funding for a new dog park to direct another $250,000 toward repairing the city’s streets.

'Truth booth' at Westfield mall - P'burg Grandma says it is 'neat'

Laura Moore paused yesterday as she walked through Westfield Franklin Park, stopping briefly at a kiosk in the center of the mall to watch images of a developing fetus scroll across a television.

Hundreds angle for jobs early at Bass Pro Shops' fair

There was a point yesterday morning when the most visible sign of metro Toledo’s struggling economy stretched more than 600 feet through a parking lot in Rossford.

Hundreds of people — many unemployed for months — began lining up before dawn yesterday as outdoor retailer Bass Pro Shops began hiring 250 to 300 employees for its 150,000-square-foot store under construction in Rossford.

UT and Jacobs Screwing History Department

Last week, Lloyd Jacobs gave his speech proposing "student centered approach" to education.

"The best way to improve a failing higher education system is to revamp it in a way that customizes learning to the individual student, the University of Toledo's president, Dr. Lloyd Jacobs, told those gathered yesterday for his annual community address."

Pitbull attacks 900lb horse

Of course they make cute pets. We all know it is not the dog but the owner, it is well known that a poodle with an irresponsible owner attacks humans and 900 lbs horses at an alarming rate. And watch out for those Pugs.

Libbey's Buford Slam Dunk Competition in the McDonald All American Festivities

Senate Bill 174 would bring Ohio into the company of six other states that prohibit the cloning of human embryos, whether for

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reproductive, therapeutic, or research purposes.

http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=127_SB_174

Kaptur criticized for "pork" projects

Spending projects sponsored by Ohioans Sherrod Brown, George Voinovich, Marcy Kaptur, Dennis Kucinich and Ralph Regula made it into the latest incarnation of the Congressional Pig Book , the yearly compendium of pork projects released by Citizens Against Government Waste, a group that critiques government spending.

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Wie to play in LPGA event near Toledo

Celebrated amateur player Michelle Wie has accepted a sponsor's exemption to play in the Jamie Farr Owens Corning Classic on July 10-13 near Toledo.

Wie, 18, gained notoriety by becoming the youngest player to make the cut in an LPGA event (2003 Kraft Nabisco Championship at age 15). She also has played in a number of men's events.

Dear Abby - Worried in New York

Dear Abby,

Troy Neff Show: Interview with Al Beale

Troy interviews the father of a Bedford Township teenager that was paralyzed in the 2006 accident which involved Randy Krell and Charlie Fackelman. Listen as Al Beale talks about the treatment his family is receiving from his neighborhood and the controversy surrounding the case against Randall Krell. Included in the interview is the 911 call made by Randy Krell at the accident.

US military in Iraq is not an American force

Two US citizens are being held by US troops in Iraq pending transfer to Iraqi authorities. The two are petitioning the Supreme Court to grant habeas corpus and to review their confinement. The Bush administration claims that American courts have no jurisdiction.

African American Parents’ Association along with ABLE will hold a Parent's Forum

African American Parents’ Association

1807 W. Bancroft

Toledo, Ohio 43607

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Event: Suspension/Expulsion Forum
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Place: Scott High School Cafeteria

2400 Collingwood

Toledo, Ohio 43620
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Date: April 10, 2008
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Time: 6:30PM-8:00PM
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