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Financing program criticized by group
A new report outlines problems with a trend among cities using what is called tax-increment financing, contending the practice has become a subsidy for developers rather than a targeted tool for revitalizing neighborhoods.

The Ohio Public Interest Research Group released the report last week.

The legacy of family ownership that is today Eggleston, Meinert & Pavley Funeral Homes began 100 years ago.

In 1911, the Howard A. Eggleston Funeral Home was established at 603 Main Street in East Toledo. Eggleston’s family continues to operate the business today.

Susan Swain, of Moline, is an animal lover, but that love can only go so far.

Like many homeowners across the country, the Swains are being visited and sometimes harassed by the dozen or so feral cats that have taken up residence in her neighborhood – some in her back yard.

A community health assessment in Ottawa County will focus on obesity among children, according to Nancy Osborn, the county health commissioner, who last week announced the health department has received a $40,000 grant to fund the assessment.

The Ohio Department of Health has awarded the grant for the project, which will include a sampling of several hundred adults and students living in the county.

Many local governments are against Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to centralize income tax collection for municipalities and charge a fee to administer the service.

The plan would, according to the Kasich administration, lower costs, reduce staff, provide greater consistency and improve compliance with the tax code.

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