After a rough year in which River East Economic Revitalization Corp. almost lost its management contract at The Docks, the organization is running strong again with a new executive director.
NEW YORK - In an interview billed as his first since leaving the top Pentagon post, Donald Rumsfeld calls Afghanistan "a big success," but says U.S. efforts in Iraq are hampered by the failure of Iraq's government to establish a foundation for democracy.
Prominent evangelical leaders who spent the summer hoping Fred Thompson would emerge as their favored Republican presidential contender are having doubts as he begins his long-teased campaign.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The war in Iraq is not over, but one legacy is already here in this city and others across America: an epidemic of brain-damaged soldiers.
Vladimir Putin today signed a major arms deal on a visit to Indonesia, signalling Russia's intent to extend its influence in another country with traditionally close links to the US.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - Republican Fred Thompson said Friday that terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden is "more symbolism than anything else" as the presidential hopeful warned of possible greater al-Qaida threats within the United States.
By JOSHUA BOAK
BLADE POLITICS WRITER
Toledo City Council candidate Joe Kidd yesterday advocated canning the $5.50 a month trash fee, saying the city could trim fat from its budget to replace the $2.9 million the fee will raise this year.
The number of U.S. homes entering foreclosure broke a record during the second quarter, as more homeowners with good and bad credit struggled to make mortgage payments, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Authorities arrested a Chandler police officer Wednesday in the death of a police dog that was left in a hot patrol car for more than 12 hours according to FoxNews.
Dwayne Morehead, who campaigned hard for Carty Finkbeiner for mayor in 2005 but later claimed racial discrimination over a job reassignment, has been fired.
Mr. Morehead, 34, was an administrative specialist with the city's Board of Community Relations at an annual salary of $45,000. He was terminated for "job abandonment," said Brian Schwartz, the mayor's spokesman.
WASHINGTON - A B-52 bomber was mistakenly armed with six nuclear warheads and flown for more than three hours across several states last week, prompting an Air Force investigation and the firing of one commander, Pentagon officials said Wednesday.
Acting to head off a legal dispute that spilled over into Lucas County Common Pleas Court, Toledo City Council yesterday rolled back the calendar two weeks to allow Republican Rob Ludeman to act as president momentarily
The executive director of the Lucas County Republican Party and a Toledo City Council candidate both filed civil lawsuits this morning to keep Michael Ashford from assuming his duties as council president.
Federal legislation may raise the tax on that Cohiba cigar you like by as much as $10 a stick. Such an increase would drive the cost beyond the reach of many cigar aficionados, and it would likely drive most of the cigar makers out of business. All this in an attempt to limit the use of cigarettes.
Where A-team Democrats and Mr. Finkbeiner are most likely to clash is the budget. The five A-teamers refused to support the 2007 budget, based on their opposition to the new $5.50 monthly trash fee.
Barbara Herring, who served as city law director for six years, wrote in a memo to Mr. Ashford dated yesterday that the city charter does not require council to remove Rob Ludeman as president before electing Mr. Ashford to the post.
"The United States, no longer prepared to tolerate the risk that Iranian nuclear weapons will be used against Israel, or passed to terrorists, has already launched a bombing campaign to destroy known Iranian nuclear sites, air bases and air defence sites.
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Ohio Democrats, including Strickland, return money from fundraiser charged with grand theft, and now facing warrant
Hsu: jailed on a $2 million bond
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With all the hub bub about recently about the Nazi's talking about rallying in Toledo, I figured this would bring a smile to everyone's face this Labor Day weekend.