Tuesday Apr 8
Toledo officials defend JEDZ
Officials from Toledo met Tuesday with the chairman of the Ohio Senate committee considering a bill that could strip the city of the authority to create Joint Economic Development Zones with other local governments.
3 area lawmakers on Ohio health panel
Three state lawmakers from northwest Ohio have been named to a new panel created to help control costs and improve the quality of care under the federal-state health insurance of last resort.
Scouts free to be selves at camp
Chloe Bowling, 10, Lia Smith, 10, and Nyomi Bell, 7, from left, have fun as they form the Girl Scout's Friendship Circle during a Spring Break Day Camp at Camp Miakonda in Sylvania.
Ohio tax credits spur new jobs
The Ohio Tax Credit Authority on Monday approved tax credits for five northwest Ohio companies, including three Toledo-area companies, that will use the assistance on projects expected to create 232 new jobs with a combined annual payroll of $11.6 million.
Ann Berkebile Baither [1930-2014]; Church volunteer also horse enthusiast
Ann Berkebile Baither, an Ottawa Hills resident who was a volunteer at St. Michael's in the Hills Episcopal Church and past board member of Sunset House, died Saturday in Lakes of Monclova Health Campus in Monclova Township.
Bill gutting economic development zones gains
A bill that passed the state House of Representatives, with the support of Toledo-area lawmakers,would prohibit new or renewed "joint economic development zones" of the kind used by the city of Toledo to generate tax revenue and promote regional economic development.