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EVENING NEWS HEADLINE - SEPTEMBER 13, 2012

NEW LOCAL NEWS

1. HAIR SALON ROBBERY

Police are looking for the man who robbed a Toledo hair salon. Officer say shortly before 9 last night, the suspect walked into ABP Beauty Care on Alexis Road and demanded money from a stylist and teenage customer. When the worker said she didn't have any, police say the man  took eight dollars from the client. The stylist told police the suspect fled after taking a metal box with about $100 in it.

2. TOLEDO BOND RATING

Toledo was given a stable credit outlook from the nation's top two ratings firms. The Bell administration announced Moody's rated Toledo an A2 with a stable outlook and Standard and Poor's gave the city an A- with a stable outlook. Both agencies acknowledge the city still faces fiscal challenges but is taking steps toward long-term financial stability.

NEW STATE NEWS

3. REDISTRICTING AMENDMENT

(AP) - A day after the state Supreme Court ruled the wording of a proposed redistricting amendment for the November ballot was incomplete, the state Ballot Board has approved a new version. The rewritten version includes an expanded description of the measure. The language was approved in a party-line vote.

4. ANOTHER CHARDON SHOOTING

(AP) - A 15-year-old boy has reportedly been charged with delinquency after authorities say he threatened a shooting in Chardon, the community where a student is accused of killing three classmates last February. The (Willoughby) News-Herald reports the student allegedly made the threat at a bus stop, with other students going to police.

NEW NATIONAL NEWS

5. ANTI-MUSLIM VIDEO

(AP) - The Southern Poverty Law Center says the promoter of the anti-Muslim video that has sparked international outrage is associated with two organizations it classifies as hate groups. Film promoter Steve Klein's "Innocence of Muslims" is blamed for inflaming mobs that attacked U.S. missions in Egypt, Libya and Yemen. Klein says he visits mosques and confronts young Muslim men who are training as suicide bombers.

6. TEMPORARY SPENDING BILL

(AP) - The House has approved a temporary spending bill that will keep the government from shutting down when the current budget expires Sept. 30. It's the last major act lawmakers will make before heading back home next week to campaign for re-election. Hundreds of decisions on the day-to-day operating budgets of Cabinet agencies have been pushed back to next year.

7. SUGARY DRINK LIMIT

(AP) - Tens of thousands of New York businesses that have a food-service license will have to put a 16-ounce size limit on cups and bottles of non-diet soda and other calorie-packed beverages. The new regulation, pushed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, affects everything from the concession stands at Yankee Stadium to the pizza joints in Little Italy. Many New Yorkers are bristling. One man asked, "What's next?"

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