This week on the Herbal Collections blog, a weed appropriate for the season, used to soothe inflammation and expel mucus from the lungs — chickweed.

11:00 AM Apr 3, 2013

Frying green tomatoes

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

Marblehead Police
10:45 a.m. — 100 block Water St., woman paying water bill backed into steel beam, took off; she told police she would stop in after she was done at beauty salon.

10:30 AM Apr 3, 2013
Thousands of failing septic tank systems across Ohio are discharging dirty water into the ground and into bodies of water.
10:00 AM Apr 3, 2013

Excerpt: Erie County commissioners Bill Monaghan and Pat Shenigo got a huge assist last year from Jim Rokakis, the former Cuyahoga County treasurer who currently serves as director of Thriving Communities Institute, which supports land bank programs throughout Ohio.

9:30 AM Apr 3, 2013
The Huron school board voted Tuesday to fire district superintendent Fred Fox. Watch a video clip of the vote from the meeting below. Click here to read 17-page order of termination.
9:05 AM Apr 3, 2013
The parading of U.S. air and naval power within view of the Korean peninsula — first a few long-range bombers, then stealth fighters, then ships — is as much about psychological war as real war.
9:00 AM Apr 3, 2013

Excerpt: Because of the sequester last month President Obama canceled all White House tours because, as the president stated, the Secret Service claimed it can’t continue the funding to do routine screening, surveillance and ID checks for White House visitors.

7:30 AM Apr 3, 2013
Get the e*Paper for the School Notes page in the Sandusky Register, brought to you every Wednesday by BGSU Firelands.
6:30 AM Apr 3, 2013
They rode the streets of Memphis in creaky, dangerous garbage trucks, picking up trash from home after home, toiling for a sanitation department that treated them with indifference bordering on disdain. In 1968 those workers took to the streets, marching with civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to demand better working conditions, higher pay and union protection.
6:00 AM Apr 3, 2013
Get history every day in the Register.
5:30 AM Apr 3, 2013
The board voted Tuesday night to fire superintendent Fred Fox with a 3-2 vote.
12:03 AM Apr 3, 2013
17-page document outlines board's reasoning for termination
10:46 PM Apr 2, 2013

The suicide of Internet activist Aaron Swartz (I wrote about the case here) has spawned a number of projects. 

5:26 PM Apr 2, 2013