The Press Newspaper

Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper

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Do a Google search for “How do the poor benefit society?” and you will get “Your search did not match any documents.”

Not one.

To give you an idea how rare this is, Google the nonsensical “htftp” and you’ll get 2,590 references. Google “poor people in America” and you’ll get 331,000 references.

An estimated 46.7 million Americans, or one in seven of us, is considered poor, according to the United States Census Bureau. The Federal Government spends $500 billion to lift them up. The consensus is that the poor are not only a drain on society, but that they abuse drugs and alcohol, have a higher percentage of obesity and commit a higher percentage of crime than the rest of us.

Northwood residents oppose ban on discharging weapons

The exits on the Nostalgia Highway are in 10-year increments. Enjoy this trip through the pages of The Press.


April, 2006
News: The Ohio Department of Transportation held a public hearing to unveil plans for a railroad overpass project at Vickers Crossing on Wales Road. On a given day, nearly 130 trains cross four sets of Norfolk Southern and CSX tracks. It was the busiest intersection east of the Mississippi for cargo.

Ohio Lottery, Mega Millions, The Hollywood Casino, riverboat gambling, sports betting--Fan Duel, Draft Kings, fantasy sports leagues, March Madness, horse racing, harness racing, dog racing, bingo, Keno, charity games and Internet social gaming—Candy Crush and Angry Birds.

Want the rush of risk?

There’s no shortage of thrill seeking opportunities for Americans.

“There’s a culture of gambling here,” according to Marilyn Rule, problem gambling program director for the Zepf Center. Maybe, more so in a city with a casino. While 98.5 percent of those who gamble do so responsibly, 1.5 percent, or about 220,000 Ohioans are at-risk gamblers.

 

Universal Income

What do you think of presidential candidate Andrew Yang's proposal for a universal basic income of $1,000 per month for every adult?
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