This week on the Toledo View:
Toledo Public Schools Superintendent John Foley sets the record straight about TPS, Scott High School and much more!
Pastor John Walthall talks about the state of 'the church' and how the church at-large has compromised their position within the community and abroad.
Also controversial editorials entitled:
ANN ARBOR - Tickets have been sold out for weeks. Hollywood star Richard Gere and Grammy-winning singer Bobby "Don't Worry Be Happy" McFerrin are in town. A group of Chinese students is planning a protest. Scores of people from northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan, both Buddhist and otherwise, are making the pilgrimage to Crisler Arena.
The buzz is all about the Dalai Lama.
A campaign to turn YouTube naked is gathering momentum on the web – with even Hilary Clinton (not the real one) adding her support.
Begun last week by a user known as Chris3ff, the Naked Vlog campaign has seen dozens of site contributors ditch their clothes and discuss everything from their trip to the dentist to the US presidential election.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - A Malaysian cop was arrested after he allegedly broke into a Mercedes Benz to steal its stereo but then dozed off on its luxurious seat, a news report said Friday.
If a university claims to be Catholic, then it should uphold the Church's teachings. Followers can/should disagree with the teachings, but the Church should have its unique standards.
Searching for Truth
by Ken Blackwell
Religion in American culture and politics returns to the news this week in a big way with the visit of Pope Benedict XVI.
Kilpatrick: Ousting me would be danger to city
Mayor meets with county leaders at morning summit
BY KATHLEEN GRAY • FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER • April 18, 2008
UPDATED AT 7:05 P.M.
Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick said today that he should remain in office because the alternative would put a city and state in economic turmoil even more at risk.
my favorite on the list is the 1978 pacer. :)
MANILA (AFP) - Staff at a Philippine government hospital are under investigation after a former patient threatened a lawsuit over a YouTube video clip of his rectal surgery, officials said Thursday.
(CBS) Twenty-two year old combat medic Jonathan Norrell volunteered for every mission during his year in Iraq.
He was bombed, ambushed, treating wounded under fire - and the memories still haunt him, CBS News correspondent Kimberly Dozier reports.
Unbelievably Time magazine has decided to use the iconic photo of the raising of the flag on Mt. Suribachi in thier global warming issue. The flag being raised by courageous Marines is replaced with a tree!!!!!
Several states are considering whether to lower the drinking age. The thinking is, if they're old enough to fight and die, they should be old enough to have a beer. Kentucky, Wisconsin, and South Carolina have introduced legislation to lower the drinking age for troops to 18.
John Ulmer, the founder of the Westhaven Group - once the largest residential property owner in Lucas County - and his son, Scot Ulmer, a president of the defunct company, were indicted for securities fraud and racketeering for defrauding investors.
Beginning next Tuesday, Shvarts will be displaying her senior art project, a documentation of a nine-month process during which she artificially inseminated herself "as often as possible" while periodically taking abortifacient drugs to induce miscarriages. Her exhibition will feature video recordings of these forced miscarriages as well as preserved collections of the blood from the process.
The SeaGate Convention Centre in Toledo, Ohio, with 75,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space, is attempting LEED certification.
(Will this cost taxpayers money?)
In the past year, facilities all over the world have applied for or received environmental certification as the awareness of sustainability has increased.
A compound found only in hops and the main product they are used in - beer - has rapidly gained interest as a micronutrient that might help prevent many types of cancer.
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case about whether—for the first time in decades—a criminal can be executed for a crime that isn't murder. Patrick Kennedy was convicted in 2004 for the rape of a child, his 8-year-old stepdaughter, and the state of Louisiana contends that his crime is tantamount to murder and worthy of death.
New York City residents are growing obese at a rate nearly three times that of other Americans, prompting some who cited a link between weight gain and smoking cessation to question whether the city's crackdown on smoking may have had an unexpected result.
Troy welcomes the mayor's Chief of Staff, Bob Reinbolt and councilmen Tom Waniewski and George Sarantou to discuss street paving and the possibiltiy of getting double taxed.
On the way to his aunt's house, my husband noticed someone on the side of the road with two troopers on Holloway between Garden and Salisbury. On his way back he was stopped, and the troopers informed him that they were doing random safety inspections (he drives a 2004 vehicle).