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Welcome to Ukrainian-Americans, the Latest Constituency Alienated By Trump

Nikolas Kozloff | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics
Nikolas Kozloff

Having offended constituencies vital to securing electoral success in November, including blacks, Latinos and women, Donald Trump has now seemingly su...

Sperm Count: Naked in Toledo

Francis Levy | Posted 06.25.2016 | Comedy
Francis Levy

A lot of people are just bored and can find nothing more thrilling to do than pull down their pants There's a thrill to watching porn when you're in a...

Help for Hellbenders

David Mizejewski | Posted 06.14.2016 | Green
David Mizejewski

The eastern hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis) is America's largest salamander. Like many amphibian species around the world, hellbenders are i...

50 Countries and Counting: A Naturalista's Travel Adventures in The United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Spain

Patti R. Rose | Posted 03.10.2016 | Travel
Patti R. Rose

The United Kingdom (UK) London On one of my recent birthdays, my husband and I decided to travel to the U.K. , specifically to London. I had been th...

Tattoo Artist Spends Day Off Inking Survivors Of Domestic Violence, Self-Harm For Free

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.24.2016 | Good News

One tattoo artist is helping others turn traumatic scars into symbols of strength. Brian Finn, who works at Infinite Art Tattoo in Toledo, Ohio, spe...

Millennial Volunteers Flock to Support Clinton

Aimee Schnebeck | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Aimee Schnebeck

Millennials have been flocking to Clinton's campaign since she began discussing her ideas of how to make an education more affordable and wages higher. With so many appealing ideas for the younger generation, it is no wonder Clinton is one of the Democratic parties favorites.

Spanish Archbishop Implies Women Are To Blame For Domestic Violence

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.05.2016 | Women

A Catholic archbishop in Spain is causing controversy by implying that women are primarily to blame for domestic violence. Archbishop Braulio Rodrigue...

One Year After Toledo, Our Waters Still at Risk

Margie Alt | Posted 07.31.2016 | Green
Margie Alt

To prevent problems like this from happening year after year, we need stronger safeguards to crack down on pollution from industrial agriculture. The Ohio legislature last year took the long overdue step of banning application of manure on frozen ground. That's a start.

I Got a Good Job Right Out of High School Thanks to CTE

Joseph Neyhart | Posted 06.11.2016 | Education
Joseph Neyhart

Not many people can say they got a job -- a good job, the kind that marks the beginning of a real career -- right out of high school. But I can.

June, Weddings and Father's Day

Barbara Hammond | Posted 06.05.2016 | Fifty
Barbara Hammond

It's June, the month of Father's Day and weddings. With that in mind, I thought I would combine the two in one post about my favorite step-father and my wedding many years ago.

Ag Lobby Paints Itself Into a Conservation Corner

Donald Carr | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Donald Carr

We should be paying farmers to do the right thing. Conservation needs to be viewed as a crop since incentives will be key to water quality and GHG reduction efforts. But if the ultimate goal is clean water and agriculture productivity, then the ag lobby is going to have to fight hard and loud for conservation funding.

Fox News Host Wonders If Clinton's Chipotle Stop Was 'Hispanic Outreach'

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 05.24.2015 | Latino Voices

Fox News host Andrea Tantaros wondered Tuesday whether Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton recently stopped at a Chipotle outside Toledo, ...

Drinking Water: A Human Right at Risk in America

Rep. John Conyers | Posted 04.27.2015 | Politics
Rep. John Conyers

Imagine life without running water. Imagine the ordeal of having to find water not only to stay hydrated but also to bathe, clean, and cook. Imagine the challenge of caring for infants, the sick, or the elderly when the tap runs dry. Over the past year, hundreds of thousands of Americans have had to live out this nightmare.

Road Trip to Ohio's "The Spot"

Jill Shomer | Posted 04.13.2015 | Travel
Jill Shomer

A group of Instagrammers came together in Columbus, Ohio, on February 5th for the opening of the Mobile Photo Now exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Ar...

The 10 Most Important Water Stories in 2014

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 03.21.2015 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

California's multi-year drought grew dire enough in 2014 to prompt Governor Jerry Brown to declare a drought emergency in January. By the end of the year, California had experienced the driest and hottest 36 months in its 119-year instrumental record.

It's a Long Way From Texas to Toledo

Donald Carr | Posted 01.10.2015 | Green
Donald Carr

Lead by the American Farm Bureau Federation, the U.S. agriculture lobby has relentlessly pushed back against new Environmental Protection Agency proposed rules for improving U.S. water quality.

End the Algae Assault: Great Lakes Mayors Should Push for Clean Power Plan and Clean Water Protection Rule

Henry Henderson | Posted 11.23.2014 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

It is amazing, spooky and utterly unacceptable for the citizens of a civilized nation to be deprived of safe and sufficient water because of pollution and inadequate infrastructure -- especially when they are perched at the edge of the Great Lakes.

Economy or Environment? We Need Both.

Joe S. Whitworth | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Joe S. Whitworth

I remember as a kid walking the fields with my grandfather. He said, "No man has the right to take more from the land than the land itself can withstand." That balanced approach made sense to me when I was six, and it still makes sense to me today.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

If It's Not Their Water Being Banned, Americans Shrug Off Safety Concerns

HuffingtonPost.com | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.13.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -- More than a week after authorities lifted the tap water ban in Toledo, Ohio, a wary Darlene Blakely is still trying to remember not to t...

The 'Perfect Storm' Behind Toledo's Toxic Tap Water

Terrance Heath | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics
Terrance Heath

Toledo's water crisis is over, for now, but the "perfect storm" that created it rages on.

Is Toxic Algae Good for You?

Rachel Smolker | Posted 10.08.2014 | Green
Rachel Smolker

The effort to produce algae biofuels has been underway for many, many years, though you wouldn't know it given that there are still virtually none being produced at commercial scale. The hype about making "cheap, abundant fuels with nothing but sunlight and water" remains in spite of the reality on the ground.

'Green News Report' - August 5, 2014

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 10.05.2014 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Drinking water ban in Ohio's 4th largest city is over -- for now; Mine wa...

Holy Toledo! No Clean Water

Richard Stearns | Posted 10.04.2014 | Religion
Richard Stearns

Think of it this way: for the amount of money Americans spend on soda for one year ($65 billion), we could bring clean water to all those who need it . . . for life.

Toledo's Troubles: Vivid Example of Why We Need to Act on Climate and Clean Water

Henry Henderson | Posted 04.22.2015 | Chicago
Henry Henderson

The troubles in Toledo this weekend might seem the stuff of science fiction, but the truth is that a major American city, perched along the Great Lakes just went three days without drinking water after pollution poisoned their supply.

Where I'm From Is Not Actually Where I'm From

Stephen Mariani | Posted 08.05.2014 | Chicago
Stephen Mariani

"Where are you from?" It's a simple question, but for a generation of 20-somethings constantly trying to find themselves and where they belong, it's so much more than that.