Sleep with the Fishes

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Hollie Newton
Oct 5, 2013

50 years ago, 1963: The biggest business in the United States was organized crime, which took in about $22 billion a year, according to a Justice Department official. No legitimate business took in as much as the racketeers and mobsters.

25 years ago, 1988: Phoenix was the fastest growing metropolitan area of over 1 million people, according to the Census Bureau, growing by 30 percent between 1980-1987.

10 years ago, 2003: Former Sandusky mayor and local philanthropist, George Mylander, supported public education - to the tune of $2 million - with a gift to Bowling Green State University.