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Sylvania Township auto dealer to alter sign Taylor agrees to slow message changes

Article published Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Sylvania Township auto dealer to alter sign
Taylor agrees to slow message changes
Sylvania Township and ODOT say Taylor's bright sign has drawn complaints about the possibility of drivers finding it so distracting that it might lead to crashes.


Tea Party protesters march outside Cobo

Tea Party protesters march outside Cobo

About two dozen Tea Party protesters were demonstrating outside the auto show at Cobo this morning.They showed up to protest the government bailout of General Motors and Chrysler.

Gerken gives back luxury foreign-brand auto

Christmas gift for wife ruffled union feathers

Under pressure from friends and union colleagues for buying foreign, Lucas County Commissioner Pete Gerken said yesterday he has taken his lumps and returned his wife's Christmas gift to the auto dealership.

"The car is back at the dealer," said Mr. Gerken, a Democrat and retired United Auto Workers official who worked for 30 years for Jeep and DaimlerChrysler.

"Jobs Saved, or Created"-->Bunch of Total BS! 17.5 % Unemployment!!

The 'Real' Jobless Rate: 17.5% Of Workers Are Unemployed

Published: Thursday, 19 Nov 2009 | 4:55 PM ET
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By: Jeff Cox

As experts debate the potential speed of the US recovery, one figure looms large but is often overlooked: nearly 1 in 5 Americans is either out of work or under-employed.


According to the government's broadest measure of unemployment, some 17.5 percent are either without a job entirely or underemployed. The so-called U-6 number is at the highest rate since becoming an official labor statistic in 1994.

Taxpayers foot bill for employees being sued by ‘Joe the Plumber’

Taxpayers foot bill for employees being sued by ‘Joe the Plumber’
By William Hershey, Staff Writer
Updated 12:25 AM Sunday, November 15, 2009

COLUMBUS — Ohio taxpayers are right in the middle of the civil rights lawsuit that Samuel Joseph — “Joe the Plumber” — Wurzelbacher has filed against three former state employees, charging that they illegally accessed his confidential information through state databases.

Carty must be causing Monroe County Malaise !

WSPD Extreme Radio- Investigate Carty Finkbeiner causing economic dysfunction in Monroe County.

County safe from layoffs -- for now
by Joshua Kennedy
Evening News staff writer , July 08. 2009
The Monroe County Board of Commissioners got some harsh news Tuesday, but employees across the county can breathe a sigh of relief, at least for now.
The board now may have a plan that can eliminate - at least this year - layoffs.

Police Await Statement From Trevor Casey

Toledo, OH – There is an article published in the Toledo Blade dated May 23, 2009. It was written by Blade Staff Writer Tom Troy. In this article it states that “Police Chief Mike Navarre said he has asked young Casey's mother to bring her son in, but he has not heard back from her.”

This statement by Police Chief Mike Navarre, as reported by the Toledo Blade is inaccurate.

The Casey family has not heard from Police Chief Mike Navarre. Karen Casey asserts, “I have not received a phone call or any type of communication from Chief Mike

Under Restructuring, GM To Build More Cars Overseas

Under Restructuring, GM To Build More Cars Overseas

By Peter Whoriskey
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, May 8, 2009

The U.S. government is pouring billions into General Motors in hopes of reviving the domestic economy, but when the automaker completes its restructuring plan, many of the company's new jobs will be filled by workers overseas.

According to an outline the company has been sharing privately with Washington legislators, the number of cars that GM sells in the United States and builds in Mexico, China and South Korea will roughly double.

Public school students' data available to anybody

Public districts must provide lists but parents can say no, schools insist


If your children are in a public school, their names, addresses, phone numbers, and grade levels are all on a list.

And unless you say so, anybody

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