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Kwame Kilpatrick blames his attention on media "lynch mob" mentality

Kwame Kilpatrick blames his attention on a media lynch mob mentality, forgetting that he lied under oath and right now who knows what else he did (allegations of murder, sex, parties, affairs, hiding public documents from the public, spending on tax payer money on personal items, favoring friends in business dealings, yada yada yada not really serious right?).

1 in 4 US teenage girls have had a sexually-transmitted disease


CHICAGO (AFP) - One in four teenage girls in the United Sates has been infected with at least one sexually transmitted disease, according to a study released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Troy Neff Show: The Greatest injustice this area has ever seen

Troy Neff Show: The Greatest injustice this area has ever seen.

Troy opens the phone lines to talk about the Charles Fackelman sentence. Soon after that the calls start pouring in with mixed comments. Take a listen and let us know what you think. Would you have pulled the trigger?

Saggy pants law overwhelmingly approved in Riviera Beach

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

RIVIERA BEACH — Pull'em up or pay up! That's the order voters gave tonight by overwhelmingly approving Mayor Thomas Masters "saggy pants" law.

"I am thankful to the people who came out and voted their conscience and defined what is indecent in our city," said Masters after hearing the measure won 72 percent of the vote.

$100 to change oil in cop car?

i heard on the radio that to change a cop car's oil it costs the taxpayers $100 per car???? how can this be?

67 days later and now waiting 2 weeks

It has been sixty-seven days since a young, unarmed mother was gunned down and her child severely wounded by a Lima SWAT shooter. We learned on February 27th that Ohio BCI turned a report over to a special prosecutor. That was two weeks ago. Why all the foot dragging? If no charges are filed, the BCI report becomes public record.

FedEx gets $200,000 for new area facility

"The firm will consolidate area facilities into
the new 395,000-squafe foot facility. The township also will receive a
$75,000 grant for road work near the facility. It is expected to create
31 jobs and retain 152 locally."

My Response to the Pickett Washer and Dryer

I have not responded to the bombardment of posts concerning the deplorable situation at Pickett not because I am guilty of anything and I stand by any statement or e-mail that I wrote concerning Pickett Elementary.

Switching Parties, Obama and Election Day

I was reading over at GCJ about it possibly being illegal to switch parties without a pledge.

First, it is strange because Obama thought I would be a voter for him. I received multiple mailings and phone calls encouraging my vote. Never once in any of the mailings did they specify what a Republican had to do to vote for him.

Kentucky Lawmaker Wants to Make Anonymous Internet Posting Illegal

Kentucky Representative Tim Couch filed a bill this week to make anonymous posting online illegal..........

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CareNet Funding On The Way

Money for CareNet is on the way. Last month, money was promised from area companies, but now it's actually coming in. FOX Toledo's Shaun Hegarty reports.

Kentucky Lawmaker Wants to Make Anonymous Internet Posting Illegal

Kentucky Representative Tim Couch filed a bill this week to make anonymous posting online is the story:

Erie Street Market ends year with loss

The Erie Street Market lost money during the
first seven weeks the city of Toledo operated it, according to a
year-end financial report.
But city officials said that's because during that period - Nov. 13 to
Dec. 31 - they had to cover expenses left over from CitiFest Inc., the
former operator.

Happiness can be inherited, research finds

LONDON (Reuters) - You can't buy happiness but it looks like you can at least inherit it, British and Australian researchers said on Thursday.

A study of nearly 1,000 pairs of identical and non-identical twins found genes control half the personality traits that make people happy while factors such as relationships, health and careers are responsible for the rest of our well-being.

The Seneca Courthouse

Harvard affords special 'exercise' privileges to Muslim women

At the local post office where I work, we get a morning break. For years, some of us have chosen to pray outside on the loading dock on our work break. Though it is cold, we dare not use the break room inside, so as not to offend.

Resume padding

We all know how it's done. Take some accomplishment you've had and embellish it so that it becomes a lot bigger than it really was. People do it to their resumes all the time. Well, Hillary has been caught doing that when she told CNN, "I helped to bring peace to Northern Ireland," and "I negotiated open borders to let fleeing refugees into safety from Kosovo."

Countrywide Said to Be Subject of Federal Criminal Inquiry

The consolidations continue

"Brondes Ford acquires Rouen Lincoln-Mercury


The Detroit automakers have urged dealers to
consider sales or consolidations to boost profits. Grogan’s Towne
Chrysler in Toledo recently bought the Dodge dealership held by Vin
Devers in Sylvania.


Criminalizing Home Schoolers

Parents of the approximately 200,000 home-schooled children in California are reeling from the possibility that they may have to shutter their classrooms — and go back to school themselves — if they want to continue teaching their own kids.

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