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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 - JANUARY 15, 2013

SCHOOL EMPLOYEES AND GUNS

(AP) - Two of the four employees who have agreed to carry guns at a rural Ohio school apparently have law enforcement backgrounds. Officials in the Montpelier school district caused a stir last week after announcing plans to arm a handful of its non-teaching employees with handguns. The Bryan Times reports that one of the employees who plans to carry a gun is a retired police officer, while another is currently a part-time officer.

OHIO - AFFORDABLE CARE

(AP) - A new study shows Ohio could be poised to reap a windfall under the federal Affordable Care Act. The report says expanding Medicare in Ohio could net the state $1.4 billion over the next decade. Most of that money would come to Ohio in the early years of the Medicaid expansion.

MURDER SUICIDE

(AP) - Authorities in northwest Ohio say the bodies of a Florida man and his 10-year-old daughter were found in a parked vehicle, and their deaths are being investigated as a murder-suicide amid a custody dispute. The Henry County sheriff's office found the bodies yesterday while responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle on a rural road.

FIRST ENERGY STADIUM

(AP) - An electric utility has bought the naming rights to Cleveland Browns Stadium, which will be known as FirstEnergy Stadium. The deal was announced this afternoon by team owner Jimmy Haslam and Akron-based FirstEnergy. Former Browns owner Randy Lerner declined to sell naming rights to the stadium, which opened in 1999.

NY GUN CONTROL

(AP) - New York has become the first state to dramatically stiffen its gun laws after last month's massacre at a Connecticut elementary school. With Gov. Andrew Cuomo's signature today, parts of the measure that sped through the Legislature in two days take effect immediately. The law includes a tougher assault weapons ban and provisions to try to keep guns away from mentally ill people who make threats. Mental health professionals will be required to report any patient who they believe to be a threat to use a gun illegally.

KENTUCKY SCHOOL SHOOTING

(AP) - Authorities say two people were shot and killed and a teen wounded in the parking lot of an eastern Kentucky community college. A police dispatcher told The Associated Press the shooting happened this afternoon at Hazard Community & Technical college in Hazard, Ky.

CALIFORNIA COLD

(AP) - The National Weather Service predicts another frost night in California but says the cold snap is about to end. But farmers who spent millions to protect crops were still assessing damage, some produce prices climbed, and businesses and residents dealt with burst pipes.

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