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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.

Mother's diet can help determine sex of child: study

PARIS (AFP) - Oysters may excite the libido, but there is nothing like a hearty breakfast laced with sugar to boost a woman's chances of conceiving a son, according to a study released Wednesday.
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#1 Morning Talk Show On WSPD To Host Brian McMahon

Thursday morning Brian McMahon of Danberry Realty will be my guest to discuss recent developements the WSPD News Department has uncovered regarding property near Toledo Express. For the last two years at least I have suggested as have others that we should look at an intermodal facility at the airport.

#1 Morning Talk Show Gets Results Again

Coincidence?

Toledo city council tables vote on trash tax exemption

A Toledo councilman wants the 19,300 senior citizens in Toledo who own homes to be exempted from paying the city's controversial trash fee - even though the current monthly fee eventually will drop to zero for people who recycle at the curbside.

Lynchings in Congo as penis theft panic hits capital

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KINSHASA (Reuters) - Police in Congo have arrested 13 suspected sorcerers accused of using black magic to steal or shrink men's penises after a wave of panic and attempted lynchings triggered by the alleged witchcraft.

New Erie Street Market Twist Explained On The #1 Morning Talk Show On 1370 WSPD Wednesday

NBC 24 reporter Aaron Brilbeck has new details on the Erie Street Market "sale" that's not a sale at all. Aaron will be on with Fred LeFebvre Wednesday morning. Looks like we will still be on the hook for the utilities for some time unless council grows a pair.

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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Troy Neff Show: George Sarantou, Mike Collins, and Brian Schwartz

Troy welcomes Toledo City Councilmen George Sarantou and Mike Collins along with the Mayor's spokesman, Brian Swartz to discuss Toledo's infrastructure and the possible selling of the Erie Street Market.

George Sarantou

Study: America can afford cap-and-trade

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Gates criticises Air Force role

Defence Secretary Robert Gates has strongly criticised the US Air Force's tactics in Iraq and Afghanistan.

He said asking for extra support had been "like pulling teeth" and accused some military leaders of being "stuck in old ways of doing business".

A Hard Plastic Is Raising Hard Questions

Are toxic plastics lurking in your kitchen?

It’s a question many families are asking after reports last week that a chemical used to make baby bottles, water bottles and food containers is facing increasing scrutiny by health officials in Canada and the United States.

US military recruits more ex-cons

The US Army and Marine Corps recruited significantly more people with criminal records last year than in 2006, amid pressure to meet combat needs.

Statistics released by a congressional committee show 861 people were granted waivers to enlist, up from 457 in 2007.

The crimes included assault, sex crimes, manslaughter and burglary.

Toledo reports tentative deal to sell Erie Street Market

The California company seeking plans to develop and revitalize the area along Swan Creek near downtown will purchase the troubled Toledo-owned Erie Street Market as part of the project, city officials said yesterday.

Skeldon, Waniewski on Toledo's Most LIstened To Morning Talk Show

Double shot of Tom today with both Tom Skeldon and Tom Waniewski on the show . Both interviews are podcast and available at www.wspd.com The Warden explains his reasoning for the annual door to door campaign and what his authority will allow him to do and not do when it comes to your dog and property.

Hillary Clinton Still Owes the Toledo Public Schools and University of Toledo money for events

Will Hillary Clinton force us taxpayers to pay for Bill Clinton's visit to the Toledo Technology Academy and the University of Toledo ?

According to Clinton's campaign finance filing on 4/20, she still owes the Toledo Public Schools $4800 dollars. Now I am assuming it was when Bill Clinton was there, because this is the only time that Clinton held an event at the Toledo Public Schools.

Computer Scientist: E-voting paper trails are a bad idea

From CNET.com

PITTSBURGH--Many computer scientists have been arguing for years that electronic voting machines absolutely must sport paper trails that can be verified by the voter and subsequently used in manual recounts.

The story of the mystery postcards sent to central committee members saying the meeting is cancelled

There have been reports of mystery postcards being sent to Republican Central Committee persons the week there was all of that controversy about the meeting. Today I was faxed (the attached post card) from someone in the party today. Please ignore the twisting of the text; this was done by the sender's fax machine. I will try to get a cleaner copy in the next couple of days.

TARTA diesel costs could drive service cuts, hike in fares

Record-high gasoline prices may be prompting more Toledo-area commuters to try the bus, but at the same time, even pricier diesel fuel could lead to higher fares and reduced service.

Knock, Knock....Who's There? Dog Warden, Dog Warden Who?

The dog warden who's looking to make sure your dog is licensed, that's who. Starting tomorrow the Lucas County Dog Warden office will be going door to door to find dogs without licenses. Tom Skeldon will be on with me tomorrow at 7:45 to talk about it.

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