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City disability board 'condemns' mayor

Article published Tuesday, August 14, 2007
City disability board 'condemns' mayor
Use of handicapped parking decried


Shocking electricity prices follow deregulation

When Deborah Jackson opened her electric bill in February, she had no idea it would be a life-changing event.
She and her husband, Patrick, who live in a three-bedroom brick house in East St. Louis, Ill., owed Ameren (AEE) $600.82, up from $172 in January. In March, the tab floated into the stratosphere: $1,024.31.

Common Chemical May Contribute to Several Health Problems (NOT SHS)


Far More Exposure to Harmful Chemicals in Household Cleaners
Common Chemical May Contribute to Several Health Problems
Posted: 2007-08-13 10:54:45

Collective insanity

It has come to my attention that City Council is now preparing to push for Copeland to replace Ludeman as Council President at today's agenda review meeting. Councilman Copeland has his name involved in the illegal actions of his superiors at the Union he is involved in.

UK (again)-Outlaw cars-save a fatass today

Force me to Walk or Run - SAVE a FAT ASS Today ~
Call to ban cars to fight flab


August 13, 2007

CAR exclusion zones should be set up around schools to make families walk as part of a bid to tackle obesity and climate change, a report suggested today.

It's a quagmore and here are the reasons from 1994

Dick Cheney '94: Invading Baghdad Would Create Quagmire in an American Enterprise Institute Interview


What is your opinion of the mayor closing down the park for the counter protest meeting?


Academic Watch

TPS officials will hold a press conference tomorrow morning at 10:30 am at the Toledo Early College High School located at UT on the Scott Park campus to release 2006-07 state report cards.

We have learned that TPS officials will announce that the district is in Academic Watch.

So what did Lude do? Or not do?

So the City Council democrats are doing everything they can to get Rob Ludeman off of the council President's seat.

Why, other than the fact that he's a Republican??

Sure the council is mostly democrat, but what's the reason for this big push??

RWJF(Johnson & Johnson) sues Red Cross-and they deserve each other

Although I despise the Red Cross, I hate Johnson & Johnson, parent of RWJF, even more, so I don't really know how I feel on this one, other than it's really weird-I mean, isn't it a bit late for them to be suing? how many years has the RC used this?


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WinstonSmith Posted Sun August 12 2007 02:59 AM

Internet creates proliferation of hate sites: Adler

Some sites create racist video-style games to entice children, Adler said, using his computer to demonstrate a game called Border Patrol that allows the viewer to shoot Mexicans trying to cross the border into the U.S. -- they scream and blood spurts as they are shot.


'Architect' Rove to go by end of August

Last Modified: 13 Aug 2007
By: Carl Dinnen

White House aid and chief Bush strategist says "it's time" to step down.

Nicknamed 'the architect' for campaigning skills that saw George W Bush win presidential terms in 2000 and 2004, Karl Rove today announced that he was stepping down as White House deputy chief of staff.

Expanded Flood Zone Will Force More Residents Out Of Toledo

FEMA will be releasing updated maps of "expanded" flood zones here in Toledo. See Blade article here www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070808/NEWS33/70808008&... This will require more Toledo residents to have MANDATORY flood insurance, therefore, raising our house payments from $100-200 a month. This will force even more people to leave Toledo.

Now back to what counts in life.......Do you prefer Summer Hamburgers perfected on a:


Smoking declines as taxes increase


As Congress weighs the biggest federal cigarette tax hike in history, a USA TODAY analysis finds that higher state taxes on smokers have produced sharp declines in consumption.
The amount of decline in smoking is directly tied to the size of the tax increase, the analysis shows.

Has anybody seen AMC's "Mad Men"? New series on 1960 ad agency in N.Y. - Really captures the era.

Enter the provocative world of MAD MEN, a new original series from Emmy-winning writer and executive producer Matthew Weiner of The Sopranos. Set in 1960 New York City, MAD MEN pulls you into an unexpected new world -- the high-powered and glamorous golden age of advertising where everyone is selling something -- and nothing is ever what you expect it to be.






The city is ready to use eminent domain

The city is ready to use eminent domain to get control of the Southwyck project
WTVG--August 10, 2007 - Next week city council will take up another big issue concerning Southwyck. Earlier this week 13 action news reported the mayor was threatening to use eminent domain to get control of the Village at Southwyck project, tonight, confirmation the city is ready to act.

Passenger sues over Arabic T-shirt

By DINO HAZELL, Associated Press Writer Fri Aug 10, 1:09 PM ET

NEW YORK - A discrimination lawsuit charges federal officials and JetBlue Airways with racial profiling for refusing to let a passenger board an August 2006 flight at Kennedy International Airport because he wore a T-shirt inscribed with an Arabic phrase.

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