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  • $3.5 million left after transfer to balance Toledo's budget

    $3.5 million left after transfer to balance Toledo's budget

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:05 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:05:31 GMT
    $3.5 million; that's how much money the city has left over after a transfer to balance the 2014 budget."This is good news," city finance director, George Sarantou said. Expensess were kept down and we did come out ahead of this. We're taking very seriously our mission and that is to reduce the dependency on the capital improvements budget."In March, city council passed a budget that included the transfer of $14.1 million from the CIP to the general fund to balance the books. But the city only...
    $3.5 million; that's how much money the city has left over after a transfer to balance the 2014 budget."This is good news," city finance director, George Sarantou said. Expensess were kept down and we did come out ahead of this. We're taking very seriously our mission and that is to reduce the dependency on the capital improvements budget."In March, city council passed a budget that included the transfer of $14.1 million from the CIP to the general fund to balance the books. But the city only...
  • Car crashes into Dick's Sporting Goods in Perkins Twp.

    Car crashes into Dick's Sporting Goods in Perkins Twp.

    Two people were hospitalized after a car smashed into a Dick's Sporting Goods store in Perkins Twp.
  • Player ordered to trial for fatal punch of referee

    Player ordered to trial for fatal punch of referee

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:36 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:36:18 GMT
    A recreational soccer player will stand trial for the one-punch slaying of a referee who was about to penalize and eject him from a game in suburban Detroit.
    A recreational soccer player will stand trial for the one-punch slaying of a referee who was about to penalize and eject him from a game in suburban Detroit.

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - JANUARY 8, 2013

FARR OUT

It's the end of an era for a local golf tournament. Toledo native and television star Jamie Farr is leaving the Toledo Classic which is an event that's carried his name for nearly 30 years. Marathon Petroleum has become the new title sponsor. The event will be "The Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning a& O-I." The tournament has permanently named the scholarship fund "The Jamie Farr Scholarship Fund". A news release says that is "to preserve his legacy with the tournament." http://www.13abc.com/story/20534795/toledo-classic-ends-affiliation-with-jamie-farr-marathon-to-sponsor

BG GUN VIOLENCE

Bowling Green's public information officer says city council members are taking up a resolution to reduce gun violence in BG. The proposal includes providing resources to help mentally ill and violence prone residents. It's also designed to more effectively regulate assault rifles such as the one used in last month's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

TOLEDO FLOOD INSURANCE

Dozens of Toledo homeowners are no longer required to carry flood insurance after a ruling by FEMA. A new federal report shows more than 100 properties near Cullen Park are no longer considered within the "flood plain." The new designation means flood insurance is now optional for homeowners in that area.

STRICKLAND'S FUTURE

(AP) - Democrat Ted Strickland won't be making another run for governor next year. Strickland says in a statement that he stands by his record as governor and wont' seek the office again. Strickland's decision leaves Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and Congressman Tim Ryan among the top potential Democratic challengers to incumbent Republican John Kasich.

GIFFORDS AND GUN VIOLENCE

(AP) - She's moving from a victim of gun violence to an advocate against it. Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and astronaut husband Mark Kelly have formed a political action committee to support some gun control measures. Giffords is still struggling to recover from being shot in the head two years ago today. In Tucson, bells tolled at the moment six people were killed and a dozen injured, including Giffords.

LANCE ARMSTRONG

(AP) - Lance Armstrong has agreed to a rare televised interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air next week. He's expected to address allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. Armstrong has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, but The New York Times reported last week he's considering an admission.

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