My topic this week is how tight lipped the City Manager is about city items on hold and the status of the budget.

11:01 AM Jan 1, 2013
Florida Gov. Rick Scott, who made a fortune as a health care executive, long opposed President Barack Obama's remake of the health insurance market. After the Democratic president won re-election, the Republican governor softened his tone. He said he wanted to "have a conversation" with the administration about implementing the 2010 law. With a federal deadline approaching, he also said while Florida won't set up the exchange for individuals to buy private insurance policies, the feds can do it.
9:06 AM Jan 1, 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours past a self-imposed deadline for action, the Senate passed legislation early New Year's Day to neutralize a fiscal cliff combination of across-the-board tax increases and spending cuts that kicked in at midnight. The pre-dawn vote was a lopsided 89-8.
8:39 AM Jan 1, 2013
Are you a celebrity watcher? A magazine clipper? A list maker, supplement taker, whole grains baker? No matter what kind of person you are, there's a new diet cookbook to help lay the foundation for that inevitable New Year's resolution.
7:49 AM Jan 1, 2013

Sandusky city commissioners approved a $21,000 security system enhancement last week, without, it seems, a full understanding of what they were purchasing. 

At least two commissioners made comments about money not being a concern when it comes to safety at city hall. 

7:04 AM Jan 1, 2013
Disaster response agencies in Ohio are urging smartphone owners to learn some tricks for using their devices during emergencies.
6:01 AM Jan 1, 2013
Local milk prices should stay round $3 to $4 per gallon.
5:36 AM Jan 1, 2013
When revelers pack Times Square for the annual New Year's eve celebration on Monday night, police will observe a tradition of their own: giving them lots of company.
8:18 PM Dec 31, 2012
A new $4.5 million rail loop linking the Port of Cleveland with main lines nearby is expected to enable faster, more efficient movement of heavy cargo at the site.
6:00 PM Dec 31, 2012
Cedar Point, named Best Amusement Park in the World by Amusement Today for the past 15 years, is holding open auditions this Friday.
5:30 PM Dec 31, 2012
A northwest Ohio village is dropping a fake 6-foot chicken to mark the arrival of 2013 and kick off a big anniversary year.
4:14 PM Dec 31, 2012
A couple accused of stealing dozens of car batteries from parked vehicles face criminal charges again.
3:45 PM Dec 31, 2012