Before my postcard informing me of the change. I discovered that next week my neighborhood is being forced to participate in a pilot program. Automated trash pickup. Which also includes recycling. Two cans arrive next week. They even sign you up to recycle without your concent. All you can stuff in one can for the duration of the program.
COLUMBUS — The Ohio House wants to shut down agency that has sued the state to keep its anti-smoking program going. more from the AP story and link to Blade's Sunday story on cost to enforce the ban
I'll be blowing smoke rings soon -- VERY SOON.
Regardless of where you sit, there's something for everybody today.
Chaos over Ron Paul cuts short gathering
BY ANJEANETTE DAMON •• April 27, 2008
Do you believe Video Games like GTA4 effect the social behaivors of our teens in the "real" world outside their PS3's?
NEW YORK (CNN) -- The fourth installment of the controversial video game "Grand Theft Auto" goes on sale worldwide Tuesday with expectations that it will break sales records.
The Director of the Lucas County Republican Party joins Troy to talk about her recent controversy and has some interesting things to say about Mr. Stainbrook, "my issue happened a long time ago, it was 20 years ago, that's almost as old as his girlfriend."
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The Troy Neff Show continues to be the only place where the news makers come. Mayor Finkbeiner says he wishes that every person in Toledo would listen to the show. Toledo politicians talk Erie Street Market and much more......
A proposed $4.2 million deal to sell Toledo-owned property along Swan Creek downtown for an eventual river walk development could face tough scrutiny today from some councilmen who think the city might shoulder too much risk.
If the federal government hoped that hundreds of dollars in tax rebates will nurse the ailing economy back to health, there may be a problem.
Several area residents said yesterday - the first day that economic stimulus checks were to begin showing up in American's bank accounts - that they likely wouldn't use the money to make new purchases.
BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - An inmate awaiting trial on a murder charge is suing the county, complaining he has lost more than 100 pounds because of the jailhouse menu.
Broderick Lloyd Laswell says he isn't happy that he's down to 308 pounds after eight months in the Benton County jail. He has filed a federal lawsuit complaining the jail doesn't provide inmates with enough food.
arbie dolls are having “destructive” social and cultural consequences in Iran, the country’s top prosecutor has warned.
"The irregular importation of such toys, which unfortunately arrive through unofficial sources and smuggling, is destructive culturally and a social danger," Ghorban Ali Dori Najafabadi wrote in a letter to Parviz Davoudi, Iran’s vice-president.
LEGISLATION that cleared the General Assembly this past week won't prevent higher electric bills for Ohioans, but - and here's the good news - the increases won't be as great as the utilities wanted.
I happened to come across this article at Editor and Publisher tonight. Ok it is 20 days old, but still, it is interesting to say the least.
NEW YORK Did Dave Murray of The Blade in Toledo, Ohio, cross an ethical line when he agreed to review a presentation the mayor was preparing for an international competition?
The Toledo Blade was a part of a report by Scarborough Research titled: 2008 Newspaper Audience Rating Report as noted in Editor and Publisher today. It looked at the reach of a newspaper in a particular market through its Web site and print. The Toledo Blade print reach decreased 5% from the year before (from 58% to 53%).
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Troy Neff Show: Monday with Frank and the Review of Toledo.
Frank Szollosi is usually on every Friday for his segment Review of Toledo. Due to circumstances the interview had to be pushed back to today. Frank gives his take on Tetra Tech Inc and the Erie Street Market.
In the best theatrical tradition, the shows will go on - even if the theater's facade threatens to crash into the street at any moment.
But it'll take more than a weak wall to keep the Ohio Theatre's trustees from closing the curtains one last time.
"We are staying open," declares Michael Nelson, president of The Ohio Theatre Inc.
On the show Troy interviews the Ultimate Warrior about his return to the wrestling ring. With a career in public speaking the Warrior talks to young athletes about avoiding the abuse of steroids. Included in the interview Troy asks a question from a listener (tommy) about how he feels about wrestling a known homosexual.
A few weeks ago Rick Stager announced at Oregons Annual Police Awards Banguet that he was accepting Mayor Browns offer to become the permanent acting Police Chief. After speaking with almost (NOT all but most) all of the members of Oregons Police Department everyone I spoke is very supportive in this decision.
Trinny Woodall and Susannah Constantine appear to have new advice on what not to wear - any clothes at all.
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The fashion presenters stripped off alongside hundreds of other volunteers to help create a giant "living sculpture" on the side of a hill near Lewes, Sussex.
Trinny and Susannah