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THIS WEEK ON THE TOLEDO VIEW

This week on the Toledo View...
Interviews with:

Anita Lopez, Lucas County Auditor

Vallie Bowman-English, Clerk of Toledo Courts

Ben Konop, Lucas County Commisioner

Read the hot editorial's on the Citizens View...

THEY SHOOT BLACK MEN, DON'T THEY?

DO YOU KNOW A HATER?

And on the Anonymous View...

POLICE AND RACIAL PROFILING

INDIANS AND RACISM

During boom in crop prices, lawmakers harvest subsidies

With food prices soaring, it takes some gall to force Americans to pay billions of dollars to millionaire agribusinesses. Yet that's what the latest farm bill would do.

Metro area ripe for shift into global trade portal

Local officials and developers have preached the same sermon for years: The Toledo area is ideally situated to become a major freight distribution center for the northeastern United States and southern Canada.

Gay-marriage ruling splits faith leaders

Nowhere is the opinion divide on gay marriage sharper than in the nation's religious communities. And last week's same-sex marriage ruling will do little to bring agreement on the definition of marriage, a social and religious touchstone that has torn apart families, congregations and entire dioceses.

Teachers approve fact-finder report, strike authorization

Ted Kennedy having DT's again?

Chaplain Fired for using Jesus' name to Pray

WND Exclusive FAITH UNDER FIRE
Chaplain who prayed 'in Jesus' name' to fight
Says he wants to return to Navy and worship according to conscience
Posted: March 01, 2007
9:00 pm Eastern

© 2008 WorldNetDaily.com

Lt. Gordon James Klingenschmitt

Republican CC meeting postponed - again

In via e-mail:

This afternoon Judge Skow of the Sixth District Court of Appeals issued a stay on
our Central Committee meeting scheduled for tomorrow. Obviously there is no meeting,
further information will be issued as soon as we know the situation. We can assume
at this time that the meeting will be rescheduled for 15 days after the judge makes

Bush uses Republican quote to smear Obama

Bush smeared Obama in Israel yesterday using this quote:

McCain's "sugar mommy" refuses to release tax returns

Cindy McCain says she will never make her tax returns public even if her husband wins the White House and she becomes the first lady.

E-mail from a new group

This just in via e-mail from a group calling themselves "Concerned Republican Stain Remover"
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Dear Republican Leader,

13 Toledo apartment sites fetch $1.5M

Toledo homes may not be selling rapidly, but income-generating rental properties are.

Thirteen apartment complexes were auctioned off in Toledo this week as one of the largest commercial auctions in the area by the Pamela Rose Auction Co. LLC.

Up for bid were 17 properties with up to 28 units each, and 40 potential buyers participated at the event in Gladieux Meadows in south Toledo.

HIV-positive man sentenced 35 years for spitting at officer

An HIV-positive man convicted of spitting into the eye and mouth of a Dallas police officer has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.

Willie Campbell, who the jury said used his saliva as a deadly weapon, will have to serve half his sentence before becoming eligible for parole.

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http://www.wjla.com/news/stories/0508/519922.html

Voters Ignored Again

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Once again the voters voice has been ignored and trampled on. The Supreme Court has overturned the gay marriage ban, even though the citizens made clear they wanted it banned. Yet, another example of unconstitutional legislation from the bench. Its clear, when immorality has an agenda....the will of the majority means nothing.

#1 Morning Talk Show 1370 WSPD To Host Martinko

Thursday morning I will be speaking with Richard Martinko P.E. on the topic of an Intermodal facility in our region. Mr. Martinko was at the meeting earlier this week with the Port Authority, WSPD, WTOL, and developer Brian McMahon where the need for this type of facility was discussed.

Vatican says aliens could exist; Aliens are my brother

Writing in the Vatican newspaper, the astronomer, Father Gabriel Funes, said intelligent beings created by God could exist in outer space.

Father Funes, director of the Vatican Observatory near Rome, is a respected scientist who collaborates with universities around the world.

The search for forms of extraterrestrial life, he says, does not contradict belief in God.

Wack Resigns...

Regretfully, I have accepted the resignation of Joanne Wack, Executive Director of the Lucas County Republican Party (LCRP), effective immediately.

Rush to talk about Crystal Dixon or did?

I am not a Rush 24/7 subscriber, but it appears he will be talking about Crystal Dixon during his morning update tomorrow.

Here is the snippet:
Rush's Morning Update: Repression! May 14, 2008
Case in point, today, is what happened to Crystal Dixon, associate vice president of human resources at the University of Toledo. She responded to a recent

National Association of Realtors say Toledo prices drop 13%

The numbers followed regional trends, with the Cleveland/Elyria/Mentor area's median prices falling the most - 16.9 percent - followed by Toledo at 13.8 percent.

http://www.bizjournals.com/cincinnati/stories/2008/05/12/daily20.html

Wi-Fi Fo Fum... City-wide service is almost done -- at least for Philly

I like my WiFi like everyone else, but if it will drive us to the poor house, well...

http://www.toledoblade.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080513/NEWS34/83...

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