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

Henry Henderson | Posted 09.23.2014 | 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 09.11.2014 | 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 ...

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 10.04.2014 | 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.

Attorney For Amish Family Says Forced Chemo Order Violates Their Rights

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A judge's decision appointing a guardian to make medical decisions for an Amish girl after her parents stopped her chemotherapy ...

WATCH: Wild Game-Ending Triple Play

Posted 09.03.2013 | Sports

Down 4-1 in the top of the ninth on Saturday night, the Triple-A Columbus Clippers (Indians affiliate) had the tying-run at the plate with no outs and...

82nd & Fifth: MY FIRST TIME by George Goldner

The Metropolitan Museum of Art | Posted 04.29.2013 | Arts
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

El Greco's View of Toledo is the first picture that attracted curator George Goldner to art when he was just ten years old. "To me the works of art th...

Grandfather Finds 5 Relatives Dead In Garage

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 01.13.2013 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio — Three children, their uncle, and their grandmother were found dead inside a garage Monday in what appears to be a murder-suicide ...

What it Feels Like When Someone Sets Fire To Your Place Of Worship

Beenish Ahmed | Posted 12.11.2012 | Religion
Beenish Ahmed

That one man with a match has shaken an entire community of people from countries around the world who have made this sleepy corner of Ohio their home, in many cases, because of the mosque.

Ohio Man Charged In Shooting Of Ex-Girlfriend, Sister

AP | JOHN SEEWER and JEFF KAROUB | Posted 09.15.2012 | Crime

BLISSFIELD, Mich. — A search that began over the weekend continued Monday for a 38-year-old Ohio man charged in the fatal shootings of his ex-gi...

My Trip to Madrid

Michael Kaiser | Posted 09.15.2012 | Home
Michael Kaiser

Fundraising is a new concept in Spain; like most European countries, the government has been, by far, the major underwriter of arts programming. But major fiscal challenges facing the nation have forced the government to make substantial cuts to arts funding

Donors Organize Funeral For Ohio Baby Found Dead In Freezer

AP | Posted 07.03.2012 | Impact

TOLEDO, Ohio -- A newborn found dead in an apartment freezer in northwest Ohio is being honored at a public burial service made possible by donations....

America's Shrinking Cities

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 06.29.2012 | Business

At a time when cities like Austin and New Orleans have experienced tremendous growth, other cities are struggling to survive. In the last two year...

2,500-Year-Old Work Of Art To Be Returned To Italy

AP | Posted 06.20.2012 | Arts

TOLEDO, Ohio -- The Toledo Museum of Art says it will return an ancient water jug to Italy that investigators believe was probably illegally dug up fr...

After Son Drowns, Mom Teaches Swimming To Minority Kids Statistically More At-Risk

Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact

After 16-year-old Josh Butts drowned and died, his grieving mother committed to addressing an alarming statistic. Nearly 70 percent of African Ame...

Three Sorority Sisters Killed On Their Way To Spring Break

Posted 03.02.2012 | College

Three sorority sisters from Bowling Green State University were killed in a tragic car crash Friday. The students, Rebekkah Blakkolb, 20, Christina...

A Battleground District in a Battleground State

Rev. Angela Zimmann, Ph.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Rev. Angela Zimmann, Ph.D.

Welcome to the 2012 election cycle in Northwest Ohio's 5th district, a historically Republican area in a battleground state. Enter re-districting (100...

Kucinich Loves Katy Perry

Roll Call | By Shira Toeplitz | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

In his political lifespan, Rep. Dennis Kucinich traveled the globe to meet world leaders, crisscrossed the country to run for president and even flirt...

WATCH: Botched Trick Play Decides Military Bowl

AP | By JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 12.28.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Back and forth they went. A kickoff return for 87 yards. A pitch around the left end for 60. Touchdown passes for 49 and 37 yards. Two t...

CLOSE CALL: Buckeyes Barely Hang On To Beat Toledo

AP | RUSTY MILLER | Posted 11.10.2011 | Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio — For 90 years, Ohio State has stayed unbeaten against every in-state opponent it's played. On Saturday at Ohio Stadium, the str...