Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama yesterday told The Blade’s editorial board that people are ready for the kind of “call to action” that he has been advocating in rallies and speeches during his 13-month campaign.
president in 2000 and 2004, said he's going to make another bid for the
White House this year.
NBC's "Meet the Press." He said felt a duty to enter the race because
Lucas County Commissioner Ben Konop will hold a
town-hall meeting tonight in the wake of several recent high-profile
business closings in downtown Toledo.
The meeting, aimed primarily at downtown business owners, will be at 7 p.m. at Eddy B's Restaurant, 405 Madison Ave.
Nearly a third of the uniformed people who patrol
the streets of Toledo, investigate murders, pick up trash, and put out
fires could be off the job if the 0.75 percent income tax on the ballot
next week is ultimately defeated, city leaders have warned.
Tips to School Security for Toledo Public Schools
There was once a time when smoking in the boy's room was the infraction of the day. Those days are over...in today's public school, officials must deal with violence, sexual harassment, statutory rape, drugs, weapons, gangs, bombs, shootings, computer hacking, theft, irate disgruntled parents and domestic violence.
TOLEDO -- The Ford plant in nearby Maumee, where workers stamped out automobile fenders and dash panels, will close this year. Johnson Controls, which for years made seats for the iconic Jeeps that are assembled here, recently lost that contract to a firm in India.
Yes, old news, but I wanted to add these to what is in the Carty vs Marines thread.
A recap of Wikileaks coverage of Bank Julius Baer
by Julian Assange and Daniel Schmitt - 23-01-2008
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Like many auto workers, Tony Gardull wants to hear how the
candidates for president will help the ailing industry and a
new generation of workers.
"We'll get through this, but I'm worried about
what will happen after me," said Gardull, who has spent
25 years at an assembly plant churning out Jeeps.
State workers back to 8-to-5
The Columbus Dispatch ^ | February 22, 2008 | Catherine Candisky and Alan Johnson
Gov. Ted Strickland is taking the flex out of flexible work hours for thousands of government workers.
The more than 209,000 non-farm jobs Ohio lost from 2000 to 2007 comprised the largest proportionate decline in employment since the end of the Great Depression, a national manufacturing trade group said Wednesday....[more]
Troy Neff Show: Transparency is the Currency of Public Trust.
Troy interviews TPS school critic Steven Flagg. Steve explains the message he is trying to send with a no vote on the Toledo Public Schools' renewal levy.
Will you be voting for or against the Toledo Public School's renewal levy?
Listen to the interview:
The Vote No for Change Rally was very well attended. Did I miss it being on any news station or did we receive a total blackout? Did anyone see a news report concerning the Rally?
FREMONT — If Dubai, Singapore, and China can turn
their economies around and become successes, so can Fremont, Sandusky
County, and northwest Ohio.
It takes only four steps but they
cannot be approached lightly, said Allan Block, chairman of Block
Communications Inc., which owns The Blade.
The California company that last year offered to
blanket the city of Toledo with wireless Internet capability has run
into financial troubles and halted plans to install free wireless
networks in other cities.
Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner's vision for free citywide wireless
access crashed last year when MetroFi of Mountain View, Calif., said
Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner and developer Larry
Dillin are planning a trip to Kansas City next week to meet with one of
the owners of the nearly vacant Southwyck Shopping Center in an attempt
to move along redevelopment of the site.
Geraldine McCalland, firefighter Judi Imhoff, and Capt. Carla Stachura, who sued the city over gender discrimination, were found guilty administratively of secretly taping conversations in the workplace and were fired last February. Toledo Firefighters Local 92 appealed the termination of the three firefighters and asked for the arbitration. Captain Stachura was reinstated in December; Ms.
The doors are closing on 2 more Downtown businesses: Ken's Flowers and Diva's Restaurant. Blaming the economy and the lack of patronage, these two businesses are shutting down and turning off the lights. Diva's has been in business for 6 years and Ken's has been there for years. Ken's has already closed and Diva's is closing March 1st. In like a lion I guess.
Vacant and abandoned properties in Toledo and
several other Ohio cities are costing taxpayers millions, both in city
services and lost tax dollars, according to a new study.
The study, "$60 Million and Counting: The Cost of Vacant and Abandoned
Properties to Eight Ohio Cities," is being released today at a forum at
the Statehouse in Columbus.
... Of course he wants to hand the reins (reign's) over to his brother Raul, who by most accounts is even more ruthless than Fidel, so Im not going to predict much change for the average cuban...