The drug dealer whose girl friend was killed by the SWAT agent during the botched Lima raid was sentenced to seven years in prison. Sgt. Joseph Chavalia, the shooter, goes on trial for a misdemeanor next month. Anybody wanna bet that, if convicted, he will serve less time than the drug dealer? War on Drugs, indeed!
Two fourth-grade students at Lagrange Elementary
School were arrested yesterday for having a gun in school and
threatening other students, police said.
"Just sign a piece of paper that has falsely been alleged to be languishing on my desk for two years - that was, and is, unadulterated B-period, S-period, - and thousands of jobs will come our way." Carty said yesterday in the Blade.
So now Hizzoner wants $20 grand to enclose part of Ottawa Park as a dog park?
Couple questions -
Do we really need this?
Cant you already take your dog to any of the metroparks, or have I been breaking the law all this time?
What will $20K buy us, just the fencing?
What extra maintenance will be needed? How much will that cost?
Years before Phil Gramm was a McCain campaign adviser and a lobbyist for a Swiss bank at the center of the housing credit crisis, he pulled a sly maneuver in the Senate that helped create today's subprime meltdown. (cont)
May 30 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading
Commission, the watchdog for commodity transactions, is
investigating U.S. crude oil trading to determine whether the surge
in prices to record levels is the result of manipulation or fraud.
Fuel protests triggered by rising oil prices have spread to more countries across Europe, with thousands of fishermen on strike.
Union leaders said Portugal's entire coastal fleet stayed in port on
Friday, while in Spain, 7,000 fishermen held protests at the
The wx-press secretary was asked if he had lied at the podium. Well, yeah.
Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner’s office announced
yesterday that Elizabeth Phillips, a city employee since January, 2006,
has been selected to be the next mayoral spokesman.
Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner is expected to
announce today that he has hired a director for the city department
charged with attracting jobs, assisting businesses, and coordinating
economic development projects.
Not a list we what to be in the top 4!
Maybe we should build another refinery in the area...maybe on the East Side!
Jazz loop 2008
Friday Night June 6
Loop Stop and Performers:
Rockwell's Lounge: Mike Whitty Quartet
20 North Gallery: Carl Hillenbrand Combo
Manhattan's Restaurant: Damen Cook Quartet
Wesley's Bar & Grill: Big Blues Bob
Packo's at the Park: Voodoo Libido
The Blarney Irish Pub: Chris Collins & Jazz from the Shamrock Shore
U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R., Bowling Green) yesterday waded into the energy policy debate in Congress on the side of expanding access to traditional energy resources - coal, oil, and nuclear power - as well as continuing the quest for alternative energies.
God may work in mysterious ways, but a simple computer program may explain how religion evolved
By distilling religious belief into a genetic predisposition to pass along unverifiable information, the program predicts that religion will flourish. However, religion only takes hold if non-believers help believers out – perhaps because they are impressed by their devotion.
Oil reached more record highs last week. Hopefully, that gave pause to the folks who drive to their jobs at the U.S. Commerce Department, where they are enjoined to ignore the spiraling price of gas when calculating inflation.
Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner plans to introduce
legislation to City Council calling for the creation of a vacant
residential building registration.
The legislation would require registration and fees for each vacant residential structure in the city.
DALLAS (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate John McCain has a "Religious Right" problem.
Barr is Libertarian nominee; he vows 'strongest ticket' in party's history. Former Georgia congressman Bob Barr, who used to be a Republican, today won the Libertarian Party's presidential nomination.
Here's a question for you. If someone had a great idea that would bring new business and jobs to the area, but Carty just flat out didnt like the guy, would Carty stand in his way even knowing full well that his stance would be detrimental to the area??
As Mayoral bootlicker, Brian Schwarz never had too much positive to say about the intermodal, ex:
until McMahon presents an end user for the property, the mayor doesn't see an immediate need to sign off on the easement, said Brian Schwartz, Finkbeiner's spokesman.