Growth revenues are not going to be enough to pay for the widening of Toledo Blade Boulevard next year. But that will not stop North Port, FL from spending $23 million to ease congestion on the busy road connecting U.S. 41 in Charlotte County to Interstate 75 in the eastern part of the city.
A Wayne County jury today found Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and the city liable for unfairly punishing two police officers who probed reports of bad behavior by the mayor and his police body guards, and awarded them $6.5 million, plus interest from 2003.
Article published Tuesday, September 11, 2007
Toledo area looking good for job seekers
Metro Toledo ranks among the best cities in the state in terms of hiring for the October through December period in a new survey.
Ever wonder how TPS spends your money?
As a "liberal", I'n not surprised by this...
Previous psychological studies have found that conservatives tend to be more structured and persistent in their judgments whereas liberals are more open to new experiences. The latest study found those traits are not confined to political situations but also influence everyday decisions.
The Democrat's presidential campaign is refunding $850,000 linked to Norman Hsu, caught up in allegations of running a Ponzi scheme.
By Robin Fields, Chuck Neubauer and Dan Morain, Los Angeles Times Staff Writers
September 11, 2007
Senator says anxiety clouded his judgment
MINNEAPOLIS -- U.S. Sen. Larry Craig filed court papers Monday seeking to withdraw his guilty plea in an airport sex sting, saying he entered the plea under stress caused by media inquiries into his sexuality.
Dwayne Morehead, who got a $48,500-a-year city job after volunteering in the mayoral campaign of Carty Finkbeiner and was fired last month, was disciplined or counseled 11 times during Jack Ford's administration, mostly for poor attendance.
Tuesday, I hope you consider Ronnell Traynum for City Council. You can learn more below.
Don't forget tomorrow's Toledo City Coucil Primary for Districts 2, 4 and 6 - 20% or greater turn-out?
Voting will reduce 3 races for council
By JOSHUA BOAK
BLADE POLITICS WRITER
"We're hoping for a 20 percent or greater turnout," said Jill Kelly, executive director of the Lucas County Board of Elections.
The press conference at Government Center today to protest the termination of Dwayne Morehead was attended by members of the community and the Press. The Toledo Journal, The Soujouner Truth, The Toledo Blade, Channel 13 and WSPD radio attended. A number of concerned citizens attended as well.
Where can I find out what the canidates running for District 4 stand for? I haven't recieved a knock on the door, a phone call or any literature. I don't think any of my neighbors downtown have.
I don't have a clue what any of them stand for other than a few blurbs in the paper or on the radio. Any suggestions on who is worth voting for?
After a rough year in which River East Economic Revitalization Corp. almost lost its management contract at The Docks, the organization is running strong again with a new executive director.
NEW YORK - In an interview billed as his first since leaving the top Pentagon post, Donald Rumsfeld calls Afghanistan "a big success," but says U.S. efforts in Iraq are hampered by the failure of Iraq's government to establish a foundation for democracy.
Prominent evangelical leaders who spent the summer hoping Fred Thompson would emerge as their favored Republican presidential contender are having doubts as he begins his long-teased campaign.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The war in Iraq is not over, but one legacy is already here in this city and others across America: an epidemic of brain-damaged soldiers.
A neighbor just informed me that they saw and spoke with Karl "Tiger" Johnson, the man that assaulted my wife. He was "Let Go"..OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The system to protect us has FAILED AGAIN!!!!!
On Sept. 18, 2002, CIA director George Tenet briefed President Bush in the Oval Office on top-secret intelligence that Saddam Hussein did not have weapons of mass destruction, according to two former senior CIA officers.
Vladimir Putin today signed a major arms deal on a visit to Indonesia, signalling Russia's intent to extend its influence in another country with traditionally close links to the US.
NEW YORK - Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards said he would create an international organization to fight terrorism through shared intelligence, cooperation he says would combat the dangers facing the United States where President Bush has failed.