6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Last year, when I wrote articles about the large number of home foreclosures in Erie County, every judge and lawyer I talked to said they have the same advice for homeowners in trouble: Get a lawyer and find out what your rights are before you let the bank take your home.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Last Friday, Congress passed the final version of the economic stimulus bill, and as often happens, north central Ohio’s House members split their votes, with U.S. Rep. Marcy Katpur, D-Toledo, voting for the bill and U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, voting against it.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Travel in a Third World country can be very different from going on a guided tour in the U.S. or Europe.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

This afternoon, someone I know forwarded me an e-mail message, written with the usual breathless tone one always reads in a bogus e-mail.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Last night, I covered a speech by ClearView Economics president  Ken Mayland at a BGSU Firelands event hosted by the Erie County Chamber of Commerce.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Bruce Salisbury, an electrician who lives in Margaretta Township, dropped by the paper Monday to show me the bill he got in the mail a couple of days ago from the juvenile division of Erie County Common Pleas Court.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Last week, I wrote a story about a water pollution conference at BGSU Firelands, and I quoted a health department official who said sewage treatment in Berlin Heights is in bad shape.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Al Franken — soon to be a U.S. senator from Minnesota, if current litigation comes out  his way — once wrote a book called "Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot."

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Say what you like about the Erie County Commissioners, but there’s one point in their favor. They’ve been careful to let voters choose whether to raise taxes.

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