Eight bite-size Lemmon Drops to nibble on while waiting to see if NBC News anchor Tom Brokaw keeps his composure on Wednesday's farewell broadcast:
You gotta love this excerpt from a 1999 story in The Blade:
The Toledo Sports Arena opened on Nov. 13, 1947, to praise and excitement. The building "symbolizes great progress in a great city," said then-Vice Mayor Michael V. DiSalle.
Today, the arena still symbolizes something -- but it's not progress.
"I was recently in Toledo and returned to Southwyck where, to my surprise and amazement, I found the potholes in the parking lot have been patched! Surely Mr. Dreiseszun wouldn't have gone to this expense unless he intends to renovate and return Southwyck to its former glory!
"Or did I forget my medication again?"
Just think of the frustration of those who live here year-round, Janet.
Chew on this, skeptics: I boarded a bus at 5:23 a.m. Monday and was one of nine passengers when it rolled into downtown.
I suspect it's a little of both, Jeff.
"Have every car in Lucas County fitted with a GPS (Global Positioning System) device to monitor its location at all times. When it detects you are speeding, you'll be mailed a $100 ticket. The GPS will know the speed limit for the road you are on, and it will know how fast you are traveling. $100 per incident will add up. Oh, yea ... individuals have to buy the GPS device when renewing their license plates. Budget problem solved by Big Brother!"
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