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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 - FEBRUARY 20, 2013

CITY COUNCIL SALARIES

A city commission is working to evaluate salaries for its members and the mayor. The Salary Review and Recommendation Commission met today to begin discussions on whether to raise, decrease or freeze pay. The commission meets every four years. Members have 39 days to make a decision.

METH LAB BUST

An Ohio mother is behind bars after police say she ditched her children during a meth lab raid. Investigators in Akron searched a suspected drug operation inside a home. According to authorities, the woman jumped from a window leaving her two children inside. She's charged with two counts of child endangering.

PRESIDENT OBAMA AT OSU GRADUATION

(AP) - President Barack Obama will take to the stage at Ohio Stadium in May to speak to graduates at Ohio State University's commencement. University President E. Gordon Gee says Ohio State is honored to have Obama speak at the largest commencement in its history. About 12,000 students are expected to graduate.

ASIAN CARP

(AP) - A new government study says live Asian carp don't have to be present for their DNA to turn up in the environment. The report released today by three federal agencies identifies six other ways that genetic material from bighead and silver carp might have reached waterways in the Chicago area and western Lake Erie.

MIDWEST WINTER STORM

(AP) - As a winter storm rapidly approaches, crews are rushing to conclude the search for more possible victims of last night's natural gas explosion at a popular Kansas City restaurant. One body has been recovered, and the mayor worries the debris could be concealing other victims. Fifteen people were injured. Six remain hospitalized.

MR. GAINES DIES

(AP) - Actor Lou Myers, best known for his role as Mr. Gaines on the television series "A Different World," has died. Tonia McDonald of Myers' nonprofit, Global Business Incubation Inc., says Myers died Tuesday night at Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia. She said he was 76. "A Different World" ran from 1987-93. An autopsy is planned.

BODY FOUND IN HOTEL WATER SUPPLY

(AP) - Health officials have issued a do-not-drink order at a downtown Los Angeles hotel where a missing Canadian woman's body was found in the rooftop water supply. Earlier, police had said the water was safe. A maintenance worker at the historic Cecil Hotel found the body Tuesday morning. Police are trying to determine if her death was the result of foul play or an accident.

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