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Coal is Clean - Why have Chimneys?

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sun, 11/08/2009 - 00:20.

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Unit trains of coal dead end at the Dunkirk electric power generating station on the shore of Lake Erie in Dunkirk, New York. 

No one minds  the tons of coal disappearing up the chimneys because  the wind picks up the effluent from the train cars and spins it off across Lake Erie to Toronto, Canada.

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MIA JACKSON FAILS TO GIVE COMMUNITY CONFIDENCE

Submitted by Roldo on Fri, 11/06/2009 - 14:55.

As if the Cleveland police don’t have enough on their hands. Now they have another missing person: Mayor Frank Jackson.

 

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TEN MURDERED IN CLEVELAND - FINALLY NOTICED

Submitted by Roldo on Wed, 11/04/2009 - 18:12.

The biggest story this day after the election isn’t approval of County government reform or approval of a monopoly casino for a billionaire.

 

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DAN GILBERT AMONG FOUR IN $240,000 LOAN TO DISGRACED DETROIT MAYOR

Submitted by Roldo on Fri, 10/30/2009 - 12:04.

Wonder if the Pee Dee will headline this story: Four billionaires have “loaned” $240,000 to the former disgrace Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. One of them our casino king: Dan Gilbert.

 

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MOW YOUR LEAVES

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Mon, 10/26/2009 - 10:03.

Just a friendly reminder not to waste any of your leaves' "solar power" by raking them to the street curb.   You can mulch them in place with a mower, or compost them in your back yard.   This is the third year for this lawn - didn't have to water all summer because of the organics now built up like a sponge at the base of the grass - never had any burn out either.   Forget Scotts.

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I dream of wires...

Submitted by lmcshane on Wed, 10/21/2009 - 20:17.

One of my favorite all-time albums is Clues by Robert Palmer and I still can not believe that the man is dead.   Robert Palmer made such an impact in my life.  REAL artists do that. 

TRUTH ABOUT DAN GILBERT'S GAMBLING CHARGES

Submitted by Roldo on Mon, 10/19/2009 - 15:46.

Dan Gilbert, Cavs owner and seeker of a monopoly casino here, laughed off a question about a felony gambling charge against him at the City Club debate here today. He described it as a minor infraction by an 18-year old.

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DAN GILBERT SHOULD PAY HIS PROPERTY TAXES

Submitted by Roldo on Mon, 10/19/2009 - 13:56.

In the past two years Quicken Arena and Dan Gilbert have evaded $7.5 million in property taxes. I think if Gilbert has any real concern for Cleveland he’d pay those taxes, most of which comes from Cleveland school children.

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White Bike - Sylvia Bingham isn't here

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Sat, 10/17/2009 - 22:51.

white ghost bike sylvia bingham image 10.17.09 image jeff buster cleveland deathThe 18 wheeler turning the corner "didn't see her" so Sylvia isn't here.

White bikes are the ghosts of the dead cyclists.  It's an international movement.

Keep your eye out for these stark monuments...

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TREMONT'S RECIPE FOR ECONOMIC GAIN OR NPI'S RECIPE FOR "BLIGHTLY" PUSHING LOW-IMCOME RESIDENTS OUT OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD?

Submitted by jerleen1 on Sat, 10/17/2009 - 14:25.

 

From: Sammy Catania

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To:

ohiocity [at] yahoogroups [dot] com

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SMALL POSITIVE SIGNS OF ECONOMIC PROGRESS HERE

Submitted by Roldo on Thu, 10/15/2009 - 14:41.

Some positive signs of easing of unemployment in Ohio are reported by analyst George Zeller today. However, job losses continue.

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PEE DEE CALLS FOR MORE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT VOODOO

Submitted by Roldo on Sun, 10/11/2009 - 15:38.

If Dan Gilbert had even a smidgen of real interest in Cleveland and its people he would show it by volunteering to pay property taxes on Quicken Arena.

 

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2010-2015 Consolidated Plan for CDBG funds

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 10/09/2009 - 17:27.
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Mayor Frank G. Jackson is extending a special invitation to all Cleveland residents and community stakeholders to participate in one of the upcoming Citizens Participation 2010 community meetings focusing on next year’s spending of CDBG funds and the development of the City’s 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan.

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Observations from Baltimore - Stoops - 1st in a series

Submitted by Jeff Buster on Wed, 10/07/2009 - 18:20.

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What is important in our lives?

 

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UNSAFE WHEELCHAIR PASSAGE, STROLLER CLEARANCE - AS WELL AS LITTLE ROOM FOR THE WALKING IMPAIRED

Submitted by jerleen1 on Tue, 10/06/2009 - 20:28.
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 This is a pic that I took last winter showing not only little to no room for handicapped accessability but even not enough room for able bodied pedestrians to make it around the tight squeeze of the fence that is called temporary.  This is not to mention the big semi truck bus kitchen on wheels the size of a house that stays parked either on the corner of Jefferson or Professor blocking the view of traffic coming into the intersection and is sooner or later going to cause a little kid to get seriously injured or killed when it darts out in front of a car because this big thing is

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WILL YOU BE THE NEXT FRANK GIGLIO IN LINE FOR COMBAT AGAINST BLIGHT IN TREMONT?

Submitted by jerleen1 on Sat, 10/03/2009 - 13:41.
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 WILL YOU BE THE NEXT FRANK GIGLIO IN TREMONT?  

WILL YOUR HOUSE BE NEXT IN LINE TO BE SMASHED TO SMITHERINES?  ARE YOU SIGHTED FOR BLIGHTHOOD?

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we the pro-se people - ( legal representing ones self without a lawyer in court)

Submitted by Quest-News-Serv... on Sun, 09/27/2009 - 00:41.

Welcome. No matter if the issues are a court appointment, filing paperwork for Sovereign issues or credit/banking/tax problems. Or JUST to be FREE! All we want is to be left alone from government! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The PRO SE - what does it mean? What other words go along with it? Court, self defense in front of a judge, arrest, jail, bond, bail bond - to name a few. Some people say the Name: Sui Juris ; is a Latin phrase that literally means “of one’s own laws”. - Or use "PRO SE" Sovereign.

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ATLANTIC CITY & CASINOS - FROM 50TH IN CRIME TO FIRST IN THREE YEARS

Submitted by Roldo on Fri, 09/25/2009 - 17:28.

If you don’t have enough reasons to vote against gambling casinos, Brian Rothenberg, director of ProgressOHIO, has some gems. As the fact that in the first three years of legalized casino gambling in Atlantic City it went from 50th in crime to NO. 1.

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RATNERS DEAL WITH RUSSIAN OLIGARCH

Submitted by Roldo on Wed, 09/23/2009 - 16:03.

Bruce Ratner and Forest City Ratner made a deal with Russia’s richest man for the New Jersey Nets and a major Brooklyn project called Atlantic Yards.

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THE BUTTERFLY MURAL

Submitted by jerleen1 on Sun, 09/20/2009 - 08:11.
BUTTERFLY WALL

This is the mural at the end of the little garden.  Sorry if I was off about the address, I was more interested in taking the pictures that the actual address.

I know this mural has been on NEO before but it is still pretty to look at again.

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A LITTLE INGENUITY, IMAGINATION AND WHAT A VISION

Submitted by jerleen1 on Sat, 09/19/2009 - 16:06.
"Driving Miss Daisy"

A little ingenuity and imagination and what a vision.

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ANOTHER INSULT TO US ALL

Submitted by Roldo on Wed, 09/16/2009 - 14:36.

How is it six Senators from states that don’t have even 10 million people tell the people of the United States of more than 300 million that they can’t have the kind of health care they need?

 

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PD EGGING ON UNNECESSARY ROAD

Submitted by Roldo on Sun, 09/13/2009 - 14:33.

We have a problem Plain Dealer.

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Naomi Klein: Has the president turned his back on black America?

Submitted by Eternity on Sat, 09/12/2009 - 11:41.

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JACKSON SHOWS HIMSELF A CONVENTIONAL CLEVELAND MAYOR

Submitted by Roldo on Thu, 09/10/2009 - 10:38.

One day after winning victory by a large margin, Mayor Frank Jackson showed he’s a conventional Cleveland Mayor by offering Jeff Jacobs $2 million gift.

 

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