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  • Summer salt prices too high for Northwood

    Summer salt prices too high for Northwood

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-27 03:16:09 GMT
    Winter 2013-14 is a hard one to forget. Most still vividly remember the bitterly cold days, endless snowfall, and icy roads that triggered Level Three snow emergencies. Northwood Administrator Bob Anderson says they were able to move money around last year to buy extra salt. But this year, they face another problem. A ton of salt cost about $33 bucks this time in 2013. Today, it's $134 dollars for the same amount. Northwood leaders, like those in Lake Township, have decided not to buy in the ...
    Winter 2013-14 is a hard one to forget. Most still vividly remember the bitterly cold days, endless snowfall, and icy roads that triggered Level Three snow emergencies. Northwood Administrator Bob Anderson says they were able to move money around last year to buy extra salt. But this year, they face another problem. A ton of salt cost about $33 bucks this time in 2013. Today, it's $134 dollars for the same amount. Northwood leaders, like those in Lake Township, have decided not to buy in the ...
  • Council approves rate hikes, financing to improve water system

    Council approves rate hikes, financing to improve water system

    The city's water continues to be the focus of discussion, nearly four weeks after the crisis. On Tuesday, Toledo City Council approved some changes to help move forward. Council approved rate hikes and money for expansion at the troubled Collins Park Water Treatment Plant.
  • Youth group rallies to get guns off Toledo streets

    Youth group rallies to get guns off Toledo streets

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 10:57 PM EDT2014-08-27 02:57:52 GMT
    A former gang member is appealing to kids to get guns off the streets. The organizers of an anti-gun rally in central Toledo hope to work with police. Boss Angels is a local youth organization. The leader says they've been collecting guns and are hoping to work out a safe way to bring the weapons to police. “Something must be done,” says Reverend Slim Lake, the founder of Boss Angels Incorporated, a youth organization in its second year. Its latest effort is to get guns off the street. ...
    A former gang member is appealing to kids to get guns off the streets. The organizers of an anti-gun rally in central Toledo hope to work with police. Boss Angels is a local youth organization. The leader says they've been collecting guns and are hoping to work out a safe way to bring the weapons to police. “Something must be done,” says Reverend Slim Lake, the founder of Boss Angels Incorporated, a youth organization in its second year. Its latest effort is to get guns off the street. ...

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - NOVEMBER 19, 2012

CARBON MONOXIDE FUNERALS

(AP) - More than 100 people attended the funeral for three children who died in a Toledo murder-suicide that police say was orchestrated by their grandmother and uncle. Police tell the Toledo Blade it appears the murder-suicide was planned at least four days in advance and stemmed from a dispute over where the children should live.

HOSTESS MEDIATION

(AP) - Snack maker Hostess Brands may have been thrown a life line by a bankruptcy judge in New York. The maker of Twinkies and other treats will enter mediation with a striking union. Hostess blamed the strike for its decision to liquidate. But it's also has debt issues, management turmoil and faces changing public tastes. Hostess has about 18,000 workers at 33 plants.

HAY RIDE ACCIDENT

(AP) - A Sandusky man has pleaded guilty to his role in a hay ride accident that injured more than two dozen people last year. Investigators say Michael Hermes had been drinking and was operating a tractor pulling several wagons when he drove off the road. He faces up to eight years in prison.

CINCINNATI CASINO

(AP) - Cincinnati city officials want to hear from the public on how to spend tax revenue from the new casino. WCPO-TV says the city council's job growth committee is holding a public hearing this afternoon to gather ideas. The Horseshow Casino Cincinnati is scheduled to open in the spring.

HOUSE EXPLOSION

(AP) - Authorities are now treating a house explosion that killed a young couple in Indianapolis as a homicide. Officials have executed search warrants and are looking for a white van that was seen in the subdivision on the day of the blast just over a week ago. This is the first time investigators have acknowledged a possible criminal element to the explosion which destroyed five homes and left dozens damaged.

STOCK MARKET

(AP) - The stock market has surged today. Investors are optimistic that lawmakers will avert automatic program cuts and higher taxes set to kick in next year. The Dow closed up nearly 208 points, or 1.7 percent.

UNEMPLOYMENT & HEART PROBLEMS

(AP) - New research shows unemployment hurts more than your wallet; it may damage your heart. That's according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers. The increased odds weren't huge, but multiple job losses posed as big a threat as smoking, high blood pressure and other conditions that are bad for the heart. The study appears in the Archives of Internal Medicine.

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