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Weeks after a 20-year-old resident of Newtown, Connecticut, went on a shooting spree in an elementary school, the public is still grappling with trying to understand how such a tragedy could happen.

On Dec. 14, Adam Lanza, armed with an assault rifle and hand guns, broke into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and shot and killed 20 children and six staff members before killing himself. He left behind no note and little evidence explaining his actions. And that is haunting authorities, as well as the public, according to James Seaman, Ph.D, who has been a psychologist with the Toledo Public Schools District for over 30 years.

Although it opened just six weeks ago, The Woodville Diner, 1949 Woodville Road, is already establishing itself as a great place to eat both Lebanese and American favorites.

Owned by Sam Khreis, who also owns the popular Honey Diner, in Walbridge, his new restaurant in Oregon combines American comfort foods like hamburgers and steaks with Mediterranean classics like grape leaves and hummus.

New capital budget emphasizes roads, public safety

Toledo Mayor Michael P. Bell announced the city’s proposed 2013 capital improvement budget at a press conference with his directors, commissioners and safety forces leaders. 

Wednesday night, District 3 councilman Mike Craig planned to follow by hosting a town hall budget meeting at the Weber Block on Front and Main streets in East Toledo.

The City of Toledo’s capital improvement budget proposed submitted by Mayor Michael P. Bell does not include money for renovating swimming pools.

District 3 councilman Mike Craig said the future of Toledo’s pools remains in the air since a recreation levy did not pass on November 6. He says a steering committee is in the process of determining the pool’s future.

Genoa is wrapping up an environmental clean-up that began more than a decade ago.

The village bought the Varouh oil distribution site located at Fourth and Railroad streets behind the old MEP building on Ohio 163 more than 10 years ago. The company, based in Elyria, had closed operations there several years before.

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