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Bare-breasted STARBUCKS logo prompts Christian group to call for boycott...

Seems that one person's smut is another person's morning latte.

A Christian group based in San Diego found grounds for outrage over the new retro-style logo for Starbucks Coffee.

HIV-positive man sentenced 35 years for spitting at officer

An HIV-positive man convicted of spitting into the eye and mouth of a Dallas police officer has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Willie Campbell, who the jury said used his saliva as a deadly weapon, will have to serve half his sentence before becoming eligible for parole.


Faith and Fairness

Faith and Fairness:
Finding Strength and Tools for Advocacy in Your Faith Tradition
Please join us for a spirit-filled dialogue about gay, lesbian,
bisexual, and transgender people and reclaiming faith.

Sunday, June 1
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

University of Toledo
College of Law
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Toledo, OH 43606

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Miguel De La Torre

North Baltimore rail project may put Wood County village on track

NORTH BALTIMORE — A few years ago, North Baltimore was pumped and primed to bring new businesses to town.

TV video shows Philly officers kicking, hitting 3 suspects


PHILADELPHIA - A half-dozen police officers kicked and beat three men pulled from a car during a traffic stop as a TV helicopter taped the confrontation.

The video, shot by WTXF-TV, shows three police cars stopping a car Monday, two days after a city officer was shot to death responding to a bank robbery.

What McCain expects from federal judges

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- John McCain has long rankled social conservatives with his stance on issues such as campaign finance reform and support for some embryonic stem cell research. On Tuesday, he sought to reassure those voters of his conservative credentials as he outlined his philosophy for appointing judges to the federal bench.

Civil Disobedience

Rev. Al Sharpton To Lead Citywide “Slowdown” And “Pray In” Tomorrow

• Reverend Al Sharpton will lead a citywide "pray-in" tomorrow at six locations around New York City.

• Participants in tomorrow’s "pray-ins" should be prepared to go to jail to protest the acquittals of the three detectives.

The Toledo View This Week

This week's edition of the Toledo View...

In celebration of Mother's Day this month, we have interviews with:

Shenikwa Stratford, NBC 24 News Anchor and Robin Ross, Mary Kay Director.

We also have an interview with:

Greg Dempsey, Central Catholic High School Football Head Coach.

Denomination Wrestles With Pastor’s Statements

Just as Senator Barack Obama has spent this week trying to stem the damage to his campaign from statements by his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., the small, theologically liberal Protestant denomination both men belong to, the United Church of Christ, has been grappling with the impact of the controversy upon its members.

McCain Offers Details of His Health Plan

TAMPA — Senator John McCain, detailing his plan to solve the nation’s health care crisis, called Tuesday for federal intervention with the states to assure coverage for people who have been denied insurance.

Yikes....truly strange news day

Regardless of where you sit, there's something for everybody today.

Chaos over Ron Paul cuts short gathering

BY ANJEANETTE DAMON •• April 27, 2008

Stimulus checks won't create big spenders; Toledo-area taxpayers cite need to pay bills

If the federal government hoped that hundreds of dollars in tax rebates will nurse the ailing economy back to health, there may be a problem.

Several area residents said yesterday - the first day that economic stimulus checks were to begin showing up in American's bank accounts - that they likely wouldn't use the money to make new purchases.

The Toledo View - This Week

This week on the Toledo View:

Judge Tim Kuhlman talks about crime in Toledo, Stryker Corrections Center, racism within the justice system, and so much more!

Also controversial editorials entitled:

"Toledo, A City With a Lust For Titles and Accolades"

"Why I Hate Black People"

"God Damn America, The Truth"

"The Media Is Full Of Dirty Tricks"

Social Conservatives waste $1.3 billion on abstinence-only

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Programs teaching U.S. schoolchildren to abstain from sex have not cut teen pregnancies or sexually transmitted diseases or delayed the age at which sex begins, health groups told Congress on Wednesday.

World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day – Saturday April 26, 2008!

By creating a healing wave of calm around the planet, World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day paints a vision of possibility for humanity each year. Subtly, quietly, providing a profound example to millions who participate or experience it through the media. An annual healing event has quietly spread across the planet. Millions worldwide have experienced the healing benefits of T'ai Chi & Qigong.

Sam's Club, Costco limit rice purchases as prices rise

By MARCUS KABEL, AP Business Writer 1 hour, 1 minute ago

The two biggest U.S. warehouse retail chains are limiting how much rice customers can buy because of what Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., called on Wednesday "recent supply and demand trends."

The broader chain of Wal-Mart stores has no plans to limit food purchases, however.

John Foley Interview

The interview link with John Foley has been fixed. Sorry for the inconvenience. You may now log onto the Toledo View to hear the entire interview with Mr. Foley.

In the interview, TPS Superintendent, John Foley - Sets the record straight about TPS, Scott High School and much more!

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Troy Neff Show: Who Do You Think John McCain Will Pick To Be His Running Mate?

Quin Hillyer, senior editor of The American Spectator, gives Troy the inside scoop on all of John McCain's potential running mates.

Quin Hillyer

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The Toledo View

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 braces for overflow of pilgrims

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.

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