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James Parlin: The most talked about show that no one saw

The most talked about show that no one saw is how Pennsylvanian artist James Parlin describes the controversy surrounding his exhibit at the Little Gallery on the Firelands branch of Bowling Green State University in Huron, Ohio. Yesterday evening, I got the chance to catch up with Mr. Parlin to talk about what happened and what he plans on doing next.

Blatant Media Alert- Council Candidate Sulewski On WSPD Wed- Mike Bell, Thursday

Still another newcomer to the political circus joins me on Wednesday. Steve Sulewski a block watch chairman and neighborhood activist wants a seat on council. We'll talk at 7:30. On Thursday Mike Bell, former Fire Chief, joins me at 7a for his first on air interview about his run for mayor.
We'll also play another round of "How Big Is The Deficit" for fun and prizes. The question of the day will be "How many Democrats does it take to ruin a city'? No fair cheating and looking at Detroit.

Latta courthouse conferences Seneca and Sandusky Counties

WASHINGTON- Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) will host two
Courthouse Conferences on Friday, March 27th in Seneca and Sandusky

The Courthouse Conferences will provide constituents with an opportunity
to sit down with Congressman Latta to discuss issues that are important
to them, their families, and communities. Congressman Latta's district
staff will also be in attendance to assist with casework or issues
regarding Federal government agencies.

Courthouse Conference information is as follows:

Friday, March 27th
8:30-11:30 A.M.

Human Services Budget Issues

Ensuring that Ohioans have access to affordable health care without hindering them with high financial burdens is a continuing priority for the Ohio House of Representatives. As Ohio's population steadily ages, it is essential that Ohio's legislators continue to protect and deliver care services for the most vulnerable citizens of our state.

Don’t Build an Ark Yet! Help is on the Way!

The dedication and diligence of long-time township resident and property owner Penny Levine is paying off for residents of the Sylvania area. For many years residents of Sylvania Township have been treading water, but since 2008 they are now drowning.

Latta named to House budget committee and Latta files discharge petition on HR 581

WASHINGTON- Earlier today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) was
appointed to the House Committee on the Budget.

"Now more than ever, Congress must get serious about the trillions of
dollars we spend each year in the budget. My constituents, as well as
millions of other taxpayers across the country have made it clear that
they are tired of out-of-control spending in Washington and I look
forward to conveying that message for them as a member of this important
committee," Latta said today after receiving his appointment.

PMA Scandal Update, March 23, 2009

FBI investigates lobbying firm that is generous donor to Dicks, Murray

The Report Card

PMA’s End Is Near, But Firm Keeps Suing

FBI examining ties between campaign donations, defense earmarks

A Toledo Tea Party

When are we going to have a Tea Party here, the kind the news media likes to pretend aren't happening all over the country?,0...

Sears Announces Passage of BWC and Industrial Commission Budgets

COLUMBUS – State Representative Barbara R. Sears (R- Sylvania) yesterday announced the passage of the Workers’ Compensation and the Industrial Commission budgets with full bi-partisan support from the House Finance and Appropriations Committee.

lucas county deputies charged with assault

"Video of the Lucas County Jail shows Mike Mingione being brought in in handcuffs..."

History Documented

There was a great article in the Toledo Free Press about a new site called History Documented

Toledo Free Press

Written by Julie Ryan | |

Toledo-area war veterans no longer need to let textbooks tell their stories. Instead, residents and students can hear and see their narratives and learn from their experiences.

Saving the Lucas County Republican Party

Joe Pellman provides his thoughts on how to save the Lucas County Republican Party.
Nationally, we have seen the media frenzy surrounding a void in leadership of the Republican Party, most notably a clash between Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele and radio show host Rush Limbaugh. While the national party fights to find its way, the same battle has been taking place in Lucas County for several years. The Lucas County Republican Party has lost its way, and the younger generation needs to step up and take the reins.

Have you gone to or used the 1 in 15 funeral homes in Toledo?

FTC finds that 1 in 15 funeral homes in Toledo have major violations of FTC rules for questionable practices.

Auto suppliers get 5 billion in aid

The feds decide to continue with the handouts, and who really cares. It is only a 5 billion dollar bailout to auto suppliers.
The Treasury Department will pump up to $5 billion in financing into troubled auto parts suppliers to prevent an auto industry collapse that could undermine the government's work to restructure General Motors and Chrysler.

Toledo Municipal Court Session at UT Enhances Classroom Experience

Area high school mock trial teams and University of Toledo paralegal students will get a first-hand look at the justice system when the Toledo Municipal Court holds a special session at The University of Toledo Thursday, March 26, from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m.

Judge Michael R. Goulding will commence court in UT’s Richard B. and Jane McQuade Mock Trial Courtroom, located in the Health and Human Services Building, Room 1419.


WASHINGTON- Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) made the following statement in light of the recent AIG bonus legislation.

“I have voted against giving big bonuses to employees of companies who received taxpayer money by opposing the Financial Market Rescue legislation and the “stimulus” bill twice. Now, Democrats in the House and Senate want to provide cover for themselves by passing flawed legislation.

Decision to tear down Libbey was made several years ago?

There will be a meeting March 19 at 6 PM at Jones Middle School (corner of Collingwood and Gunckel) on the status and apparent tearing down of Libbey High School.

I think it is news to anyone that the "decision was made several years ago" to tear it down according to what Chuck Cornwell, Chairman of the Libbey High School Hall of Fame Committee read.

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PMA Update March 18, 2009

Meyers is a pissant & S-Bubblers live in their mother's basement

I saw the Toledo City Paper today and read a broadside by Johnny Hidalgo lambasting Chris Meyers and the SwampBubble crew. It was quite a read. It's deadly. Find a copy and read it if you can. Johnny Hidalgo finds us all pretty offensive, singling out Chris especially. It seems that the online version leaves out some of the stuff found in the printed version. Read the hardcopy.


WASHINGTON- In response to the ongoing water infrastructure upgrade requirements from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency being placed on rural communities throughout Ohio, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) along with seven members of the Ohio Congressional delegation today sent a letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson asking her to direct the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to grant variances for communities so that needed improvements can be completed as the necessary funds become available.

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