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How Liberal Health Care Would Kill Ted Kennedy

Great article by a physician who exposes the problem with universal health care.

ACLU Coming To The Midwest


The ACLU is raising record amounts of money to infiltrate the Midwest with their perverse ideology.

Maryland Students Must Learn About Islam

They forgot about seperation of church and they are dumbing down Islam's it doesn't sound so bad.,2933,364362,00.html

New staff slated at Pickett School - Updated

Pickett Elementary School in central Toledo will be given a new set of teachers and administrators next school year in hopes of improving its chronic under performance and complying with the federal No Child Left Behind Act, Superintendent John Foley announced yesterday.

Kucinich introduces articles of impeachment against Bush

Finally, a Congressman who's interested in upholding the Constitution:

An Ohio Democratic lawmaker and former presidential candidate has presented articles of impeachment against President George W. Bush to Congress.

Thirty-five articles were presented by Rep. Dennis Kucinich to the House of Representatives late Monday evening, airing live on CSPAN.

Head Of Mayor's Intermodal Committee On With Fred Tuesday Morning

Jim Tuschman the head of the mayor's newly named intermodal committe will be my guest Tuesday morning. Following a long talk this afternoon I believe what he has to say tomorrow will be of interest to anyone wishing to see this area thrive and grow once again. Mr. Tuschman is a life long Toledo resident, attorney, UT regent, and former UT Board member.

Small cities can expect fewer flights

PRESCOTT, Ariz. - The rejection from Air Midwest came swiftly on a one-page fax. The carrier couldn't afford to fly to the mountain community of Prescott anymore, officials said. The city would simply have to find a new tenant for its tiny airport.

"Everything was going fine — then, bam — the airline is gone," Mayor Jack Wilson said with a sigh. "That's just not how you do business."

CODE ENFORCEMENT AMNESTY PLAN Toledo weighs deals on nuisance work

The vast majority of people who owe the city of Toledo money for razing nuisance buildings, cutting grass and weeds, or clearing away debris never pay up.

Over the past two years, the city has collected just $35,000 out of $4.1 million billed to current and former property owners.

China braces for leap in gas prices

The nation, which subsidizes fuel costs, is expected to boost prices as the cost of crude oil soars.
By Don Lee, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer
June 9, 2008
SHANGHAI -- The lines are getting longer, and Tang Yao is finding fewer gasoline stations open in his neighborhood here. But the 48-year-old motorist has no gripes about the price at the pump.

See Toledo's Future Thursday

This Thursday at 7pm you will be able to take a look for yourself at what should/could be the future of Toledo and Northwest Ohio. WSPD is holding a free and open to the public showing of Brian McMahon's Intermodal presentation in the Health Education Building on the Health Science Campus of UT, that's the former MCO campus. If you enter on Glendale follow the signs to Lot 3 and park free.


This week on the Toledo View:

Interviews with:

City of Oregon Police Chief, Richard Stager

Lucas County Prosecutor, Julia Bates

Read the hot editorial on the Citizens View...


And on the Anonymous View...


Florida Woman's Family Goes to Court to Stop Feeding Tube Removal

By Hilary White and John Jalsevac

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida, June 5, 2008 ( - Another
Florida woman who receives food and hydration through a feeding tube,
is at the center of a court case that is strongly reminiscent of the
Terri Schiavo case.

Vacant-home law loved, hated

The increasingly controversial proposed Toledo law to require owners of vacant buildings to register and pay a fee was vehemently denounced yesterday by a number of opponents and applauded by others during a lengthy City Council committee hearing.

If approved, the fee starts at $100 for residential buildings and increases the longer a property is vacant.

I don't agree with WTOL congratulating Foley on reforms

I don't think WTOL should be congratulating Foley on the nice move on restructuring the three schools. They should be asking "What took so long?" A year ago I mentioned the district was in violation of the federal law for not making changes at these schools, which was a year late at that time. I also wonder if it was not an issue last year, if we would be hearing this announcement this week.

WTOL not backing down on intermodal

WTOL Bob Chirdon responds to Carty wanting to educate him:

Mayor Finkbeiner, you don't have the right to hold development in northwest Ohio hostage. Stop trying to make this such a one-sided bargain.

And on:

WTOL Editorial: Let the experts do their job, Mayor

St Jude Dream Home Giveaway tomorrow (Sunday)

Tomorrow is the St Jude Dream Home Giveway. There will be an open house today at the home from 9 am - 9 pm. The drawing will be part of the St Jude television special broadcast tomorrow (Sunday) on NBC24 from 4pm - 6 pm.

Oil price soars

The price of oil has made a record jump to nearly $139 a barrel, amid reports it could reach $150 by July because of rising demand and political tension.

The spike in oil prices coincided with a dollar slump, plummeting share prices on Wall Street and US unemployment suffering its biggest rise in 20 years.

Investigation Needed

Have you ever wondered why people do the things they do? Whatever happened to innocent until

proven guilty? I have a situation that I believe should be brought to the publics attention,

Lucas County Children Services was contacted in Feb 2008 and allegations were brought

against myself and my fiance for so called child abuse and neglect. My fiance took her

S.D. county approves rezoning for new oil refinery

ELK POINT, S.D. (AP) — Voters in this mostly agricultural corner of the Midwest have approved a proposal to build the first new U.S. oil refinery in more than 30 years.

Union County residents voted 58 percent to 42 percent Tuesday to endorse the rezoning of almost 3,300 acres of pristine farm land north of Elk Point for the oil refinery.

Typo on diplomas embarrasses Ohio principal

WESTLAKE, Ohio - A Cleveland-area principal says he's embarrassed his students got proof of their "educaiton" on their high school diplomas.

Westlake High School officials misspelled "education" on the diplomas distributed last weekend. It's been the subject of mockery on local radio.

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