WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Programs teaching U.S. schoolchildren to abstain from sex have not cut teen pregnancies or sexually transmitted diseases or delayed the age at which sex begins, health groups told Congress on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - People learning through genetic testing that they might be susceptible to devastating diseases wouldn't also have to worry about losing their jobs or their health insurance under anti-discrimination legislation the Senate passed Thursday.
An appellate court sided a third time with cities in their battle to enforce laws requiring municipal employees to live in the cities for which they work.
Ohio's 6th District Court of Appeals in Toledo struck down a 2006 state law prohibiting cities from imposing a residency requirement as a condition of employment.
NEW YORK - Dazzled by the bull market in gold, people are digging through drawers for old dental caps, fillings and bridgework they saved years ago and selling them at prices that would make the tooth fairy blush.
Dollars & Sense
Back in January, even before things got really nasty in the Democratic primary, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were already going after each other about taxes and Social Security.
TOLEDO -- Xunlight Corporation announces it has raised $22 million to produce lightweight and flexible thin film silicon solar modules. The move is expected to bring hundreds of jobs to the area, reports News 11's Shelley Brown.
A start-up solar energy firm with ties to the University of Toledo is to announce this morning that private investors will contribute $22.3 million to enable the metro area to have a second manufacturer of the alternative energy product in a year.
Go to the attached link for the story or Section B page 3 of the Toledo Blade
NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Liars might think they are good at covering up their deceit but a new Canadian study shows there's one thing they can't control that will give them away -- flashes of emotion in their faces.
A vicar is to apply for a drinks licence so he can sell wine and beer at his small village church.
The Reverend Geraint ap Iorwerth could be made licensee of St Peter ad Vincula Church in Pennal, near Machynlleth, close to the Powys-Gwynedd border.
He joked that there were plans to serve more than just spirits, though, with lager and wine on the menu too.
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Labor leaders are recommending that Montgomery County ration toilet paper for inmates to help save costs. The request comes as council members try to resolve a $297 million budget deficit.
The president of the union that represents Montgomery County government employees has given council members a six-page memo of recommended budget cuts suggested by some of the workers.
I was faxed a copy of the police report. There are some interesting details in here about steamy windows and a belt. I will tell you a story if I have time later tonight about my run in with the UT police in 2000 and you can compare and contrast situations.
You can read the Toledo Free Press story at:
Toledo Blade Story:
I feel so dirty posting this and abusing Chris' website. Keith Wilkowski will be a guest tomorrow at 7a to talk about the Odesky poll, his run for mayor, and the mayor's reaction which is an interesting read in and of itself. Off to the showers.
A horse’s head has been found outside the office of an Italian politician, in a scene reminiscent of The Godfather.
An anonymous call alerted police to the macabre discovery which outside deputy mayor Vincenzo Pomes’ office in Osturni, near Bari. Mr Pomes, a centre left politician, said: “There is no explanation for such a stupid act.
Godfather-style horse's head left for policeman
this is a story that you need to click on the site to see the jeans.......
It's a design for the really slim or really brave woman - ultra low-rise jeans with a built-in bikini or thong.
The Brazilian-made trousers would not look out of place among the bronzed bodies on
Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro but their effect on the British high street has yet to be seen.
Adolf Hitler dolls to go on sale in Ukraine
A toy manufacturer in the Ukraine has made headlines by announcing it will sell dolls of the former German dictator Adolf Hitler.
# How About That?: Weird news from around the world
The 16in figurine - complete with moveable arms to reproduce Hitler's infamous salute - will first go on sale in the capital Kiev, local media reported.
found the following on the municourt site...
OBSTRUCTING OFFICIAL BUSINESS HAMPER OR IMPEDE PUBLIC OFFICIAL
FAIL TO DISCLOSE INFORMATION;PERSON IN PUBLIC PLACE REFUSE AN OFFICER'S REQUEST FOR PERSON INFO
Due in court on 4/30/08
This morning on the most listened to talk show in Northwest Ohio Brian McMahon laid out the reasons an intermodal facility for this area is critical. Thousancs of jobs and millions of dollars await this area if the constant bickering between city-county-township can be set aside.
Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner today is expected to announce a tentative, multimillion-dollar agreement with California-based Tetra-Tech to purchase several city-owned parcels, including the Erie Street Market, as part of plans to develop a Toledo Riverwalk near downtown.