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  • Helping students cope with death and tragedy

    Helping students cope with death and tragedy

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-04-23 20:22:28 GMT
    In the past week, multiple teenage students in our area have died in accidents. Now school districts are working to help students cope with the tragedies. From homework, to standardized tests, students have a lot on their plates but many of them are also dealing with death of a classmate. Yesterday, a Oregon junior high school student died in a car crash. Zachery Brantley, 14, was thrown from a car, after the driver lost control on Howard Road. In Monroe County, an 18-year-old and two oth...
    In the past week, multiple teenage students in our area have died in accidents. Now school districts are working to help students cope with the tragedies. From homework, to standardized tests, students have a lot on their plates but many of them are also dealing with death of a classmate. Yesterday, a Oregon junior high school student died in a car crash. Zachery Brantley, 14, was thrown from a car, after the driver lost control on Howard Road. In Monroe County, an 18-year-old and two oth...
  • Entertainment District proposed for downtown Toledo

    Entertainment District proposed for downtown Toledo

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 2:05 PM EDT2014-04-23 18:05:59 GMT
    Empty buildings and store fronts downtown could soon have new life under a Community Entertainment District.Nothing has been approved just yet, but many are excited about the idea of new growth."I'd welcome a new entertainment district," Adam Ramos, who lives in Bowling Green saidRamos likes to take trips of I-75 to visit restaurants and attractions in downtown Toledo."We mainly hang around the ball park, but we love all the restaurants around here," he said.Toledo City Council is working to ...
    Empty buildings and store fronts downtown could soon have new life under a Community Entertainment District.Nothing has been approved just yet, but many are excited about the idea of new growth."I'd welcome a new entertainment district," Adam Ramos, who lives in Bowling Green saidRamos likes to take trips of I-75 to visit restaurants and attractions in downtown Toledo."We mainly hang around the ball park, but we love all the restaurants around here," he said.Toledo City Council is working to ...
  • 'Bachelorette' contestant Eric Hill dies in paragliding accident

    'Bachelorette' contestant Eric Hill dies in paragliding accident

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 1:20 PM EDT2014-04-23 17:20:13 GMT
    (ABC News) One of the competitors on Andi Dorfman's season of "The Bachelorette" has died, his sister confirmed.Eric Hill, an adventurer who sought to visit every country in the world in less than 1,200 days, was involved in paragliding accident Sunday that left him in a coma. He died this morning."Eric shared his final journey with us this morning as all his immediate family were able to be at his side when he passed away. Thank you to all of your love and support and prayers and fasting," ...
    (ABC News) One of the competitors on Andi Dorfman's season of "The Bachelorette" has died, his sister confirmed.Eric Hill, an adventurer who sought to visit every country in the world in less than 1,200 days, was involved in paragliding accident Sunday that left him in a coma. He died this morning."Eric shared his final journey with us this morning as all his immediate family were able to be at his side when he passed away. Thank you to all of your love and support and prayers and fasting," ...

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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