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  • Perrysburg talks Louisiana renovation

    Perrysburg talks Louisiana renovation

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-07-30 02:15:43 GMT
    City leaders in Perrysburg are looking at a beautification and renovation project in the downtown area.The $2.3 million proposal includes installing brick at intersections between the railroad tracks and Front street. There are also plans for landscaping down Louisiana and a round-a-bout with the Commodore Perry statue as the centerpiece, complete with fountains."I hope Commodore Perry has a place of honor. If it makes it more beautiful and popular, I'm all for it," Mary Stockwell, a frequent...
    City leaders in Perrysburg are looking at a beautification and renovation project in the downtown area.The $2.3 million proposal includes installing brick at intersections between the railroad tracks and Front street. There are also plans for landscaping down Louisiana and a round-a-bout with the Commodore Perry statue as the centerpiece, complete with fountains."I hope Commodore Perry has a place of honor. If it makes it more beautiful and popular, I'm all for it," Mary Stockwell, a frequent...
  • Mott Library moving across Dorr St.

    Mott Library moving across Dorr St.

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:39 PM EDT2014-07-30 03:39:33 GMT
    Built in 1972 and last renovated in '97, Mott Library is due for some updates."We need more room for technology," says Charlie Oswanski, the Facilities Operations Superintendent for the Toledo Lucas County Public Library System. "In that community, there's a wait almost always for a computer."That's just one of the reasons the location is moving, but just a few feet away. System officials plan to build a new 15,000-square foot building right across Dorr Street next to the current MLK Element...
    Built in 1972 and last renovated in '97, Mott Library is due for some updates."We need more room for technology," says Charlie Oswanski, the Facilities Operations Superintendent for the Toledo Lucas County Public Library System. "In that community, there's a wait almost always for a computer."That's just one of the reasons the location is moving, but just a few feet away. System officials plan to build a new 15,000-square foot building right across Dorr Street next to the current MLK Element...
  • Family of murdered Toledo teen prepares for funeral

    Family of murdered Toledo teen prepares for funeral

    He was shot and killed while walking home. As the Toledo teenager's family prepares to bury him, Tyler McIntoush’s says she hopes an arrest is made soon.

    He was shot and killed while walking home. As the Toledo teenager's family prepares to bury him, Tyler McIntoush’s says she hopes an arrest is made soon.

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - DECEMBER 11, 2012

MICHIGAN RIGHT TO WORK

(AP) - Republicans in Michigan have given final approval to legislation that gives their state right-to-work status. Gov. Rick Snyder says the legislation will give workers the option of not joining unions and will create opportunities. Critics call the legislation, which was rushed to approval without public hearings, an assault on organized labor.

GRADING OHIO SCHOOLS

(AP) - A vote could come tomorrow in the state Senate on a bill bestowing A through F grades on Ohio school districts, buildings and specialty programs has cleared its final committee hurdle in the Ohio Legislature. Grades would be phased in to replace the current five-tier system of excellent, effective, continuous improvement, academic watch and academic emergency. No overall grades for districts would be given this coming year.

ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

(AP) - The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2013 class will be remembered for its variety. The eclectic group of rockers Rush and Heart, rappers Public Enemy, songwriter Randy Newman, "Queen of Disco" Donna Summer and bluesman Albert King will be inducted into the hall of fame next April in Los Angeles. The ceremony will mark the end of a long wait for fans of five of the six acts, who've been eligible for entry for some time.

SHOPPING MALL SHOOTING

(AP) - A gunman and two other people are dead following a shooting at a shopping mall near Portland, Oregon. At least one other person was wounded. The shooting happened at the Clackamas Town Center. Witnesses say the shooter was wearing camouflage and a mask. Scores of officers are still in the mall checking for injured and processing the crime scene.

FISCAL CLIFF

(AP) - There have been phone calls and secretive exchanges of proposals but exact details from the conversations between President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner are sparse. The two have been seeking a compromise to end the "fiscal cliff" standoff. Officials say the president has offered to reduce his initial demand for $1.6 trillion in higher tax revenue over a decade to $1.4 trillion.

GENDER NEUTRAL EASY-BAKE OVEN

(AP) - Some well-known male chefs are getting behind a New Jersey girl's call for Hasbro to make a gender-neutral Easy-Bake Oven. Thirteen-year-old McKenna Pope's online petition has reached about 40,000 signatures. She says she wanted to buy one of the ovens for her younger brother, but it only comes in purple and pink. She wants a gender-neutral color. Hasbro hasn't commented.

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