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Hastings to film TV special in Toledo

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Hastings to film TV special in Toledo
By Joel Sensenig
Special to Toledo Free Press

There's a simple reason comedian Drew Hastings chose the Glass City for his upcoming Comedy Central special: Toledoans laugh at his jokes

Read the story here: http://www.toledofreepress.com/?id=6498

Historian claims many in U.S. military are in rebellion

Gabriel Kolko, a Dutch military historian, says that many U.S. military figures are in rebellion against the administration and that they believe the White House is "out of control".

Neighborhood Forum - Meet the candidates

Neighborhood Forum - Meet the candidates

Want to know what Law Enforcement is planning for your neighborhood regarding crime?

Want to know what your District Council Candidates, District 4 and 6 are planning for your neighborhood streets, alleys, trees, abandoned properties, rodents, and other problems?

UAW, Teamsters Endorse Judge Mike Goulding

Judge Mike Goulding is proud to announce that both the UAW and the Teamsters have now endorsed his campaign to keep serving the citizens of Toledo, Ottawa Hills, and Washington Township on the bench at Municipal Court. These endorsements recognize the superior job Judge Goulding has done in working to Keep Our City Safer.

He's Ba - aaaack!!!

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http://www.drudgereport.com/flashir.htm

"In a dramatic and dazzling career rebound, controversial radio host Don Imus has secured a deal returning him to the airwaves on December 3 -- this time on the nation's most listened to talk station"

Didja ever doubt it?

Ron Paul Supporters Prove CNBC's Ratings Stink

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OpEd News--After the most recent Republican Party debate on CNBC, the network ran a post-debate poll, which was promptly removed after too many Ron Paul supporters voted. In all seriousness, the explanation for removal is that Ron Paul supporters voted.

Just a tidbit about McCloskey from The Press

From a story about Mike Craig in The Press this week is this sentance.....

[Sources have told The Press that the FBI remains in East Toledo and may be continuing an investigation relating to McCloskey's activities.]

Election day poll workers are getting younger - a LOT younger!

Election officials recruit volunteers to help at the polls
http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20071015/NEWS09/71...
By LAREN WEBER
BLADE STAFF WRITER

In Julie Danko's senior government class at Otsego High School, she teaches her students about the importance of voting and the process of elections.
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Having trouble getting the cops to come? Tell them someone is smoking.

If you've ever called the cops for some reason and then had to wait hours for them to come, here's a new twist... just tell them somebody is smoking in a bar. Said to work better than saying someone has a gun.

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/news/article-23416618-details/Riot+police+...

Obama links faith to environmentalism

DES MOINES, Iowa - Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama said Sunday that his religious beliefs influence his plans for how to protect the environment.

Toledo City Council to vote on land-contract bill

A bill scheduled for a vote tomorrow in Toledo City Council would give housing advocates their first success in a long quest to require presale inspections of homes in Toledo.

The ordinance would require all houses sold through land contract - a small percentage of all home sales - to be inspected, and any flaws corrected, before the sale could be recorded.

CITY OF TOLEDO HARASSING POLICE OFFICER

BY JOURNAL STAFF

Veteran city police Officer Melvin Woods says police are harassing him

Konop drafts resolution to monitor LCIC progress

The growing public debate over economic development in Lucas County is heading for a vote.

Frustrated over what he said is a lack of urgency to create jobs on the part of the Lucas County Improvement Corp. and its chief executive officer, Shawn Ferguson, County Commissioner Ben Konop drafted a resolution establishing criteria for measuring their development efforts.

Recession in Toledo? How're we doing, folks?

I am reading that the overall U.S. economy is doing great. But my perception is that the economy is in the toilet here in Toledo. What's up with this disparity?

Ex-general: 'No end in sight' in Iraq

ARLINGTON, Va. - The U.S. mission in Iraq is a "nightmare with no end in sight" because of political misjudgments after the fall of Saddam Hussein that continue today, a former chief of U.S.-led forces said Friday.

Top Jim Bishop Campaign Aide's DUI Trial

The top campaign aide to Toledo Municipal Court Judicial Candidate, Jim Bishop, was supposed to begin his trial in Judge Jensen's court last Tuesday, October 9th. Campaign aide, Gary Groszewski was facing a possible 18 months in prison for his 16th DUI conviction.

Central Catholic's new athletic field

Any one on the board within a four block area of the new athletic field and enjoying the sound level from the PA system?

I am in my basement three blocks away and I can hear the Friday night game as if I was there in the bleachers.

Laughed till I cried

You have to read this. I did, I laughed till I cried. This is hysterical.

http://www.toledofreepress.com/?id=6530

LIGHTING THE FUSE
Michael S. Miller

To Michael Miller:
I saw your segment on Fox's

DOES THIS SEEM FAIR

Mychal Bell of 'Jena 6' ordered to juvenile facilityStory Highlights
Source: Judge rules Mychal Bell violated probation for earlier juvenile convictions

Bell, 17, was freed after adult conviction for beating a classmate was overturned

Source: Bell now must spend 18 months in a juvenile facility

The teen, who is black, is accused of beating a white classmate last December

District 2 City Council Forum

The Walbridge Advisory Park Board is hosting a district 2 city council candidate forum on October 23 at 6:30 pm. The event will be held in the Walbridge Park Shelter house.

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