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Toledo Legal News - News Toledo takes seven firsts in dual meet at Bowling Green


The Toledo women's swimming and diving team won seven events in a battle with rival Bowling Green but were ultimately outpointed by the Falcons, 205-148, in a two-day meet at Cooper Pool on Friday and Saturday, February 2 and 3.

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5 'healthy' habits worth giving up

(StatePoint) While most weight loss proclamations are well-intentioned, sometimes they look better on paper than in practice, actually doing more harm than good. Here are five so-called “healthy” habits worth giving up on, as well as better solutions.

Date Published: February 16, 2018

5 tips for working adults returning to college

(BPT) Most working professionals want to advance their skills, land that promotion and get a raise. However, some 36 million adults face a significant barrier to achieving their goals and aspirations: They still need to complete a significant amount of coursework in order to earn a college degree.

Date Published: February 16, 2018

Professor Stephen J. Wermiel to receive ABA Robert F. Drinan Award

The American Bar Association Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice honored Washington, D.C., attorney and professor Stephen J. Wermiel with its Robert F. Drinan Award on Feb. 2 during the ABA Midyear Meeting at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in Vancouver.

Date Published: February 16, 2018

Proposal designed to stem $4 million soil, water conservation shortfall

Devised initially as a budget amendment, House Bill 463 secured a first hearing before Energy and Natural Resources Committee members in the Ohio House of Representatives recently after the amendment was not included in the budget bill approved earlier this session.

Date Published: February 16, 2018

Toledo to hold 12th-annual ‘Rockets for the Cure’ day on Feb. 17 vs. WMU

Toledo will hold its 12th-annual 'Rockets for the Cure' day on Saturday, Feb. 17, as the Midnight Blue & Gold entertain Western Michigan at 2:00 p.m. in Savage Arena. The MAC West Division showdown will help benefit the Susan G. Komen for the Cure of Northwest Ohio, the Eleanor N. Dana Cancer Center and the University of Toledo Center for Health and Successful Living. The Rockets encourage everyone in attendance to wear pink in support of cancer research.

Date Published: February 16, 2018

BWC awards $377,000 in grants to protect Ohio firefighters

Thirty-nine Ohio fire departments will share $376,517 in grants from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) under a new program to reduce firefighters' exposure to toxic environmental elements.

Date Published: February 15, 2018

Leader of Las Vegas to Columbus marijuana ring sentenced

Adrian A. Douglas, 48, of Columbus, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 144 months in prison for conspiracy to distribute more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana and conspiracy to commit money laundering. Douglas led a Central Ohio marijuana trafficking ring that involved receiving UPS shipments of the drug from Las Vegas and mailing cash back to the supplier. He pleaded guilty to the two charges in June 2017.

Date Published: February 15, 2018

Ohio to share insurance expertise with national insurance organization

Director Jillian Froment announced that the Ohio Department of Insurance is serving on 18 National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) committees and task forces in 2018 to collaborate with other states on critical insurance matters such as innovation and technology, protecting seniors, fighting fraud, appropriate business conduct, and the effective financial condition monitoring of companies. Froment will serve as Vice Chair of the Life Insurance and Annuities Committee.

Date Published: February 15, 2018

UT’s Woodside, Adeniyi chosen to participate in 2018 NFL Combine

Former Toledo football players Logan Woodside and Olasunkanmi Adeniyi have been chosen to participate in the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, the NFL recently announced. The combine will take place from Feb. 27-March 5.

Date Published: February 15, 2018

Toledo men’s tennis falls at Purdue

The Toledo men's tennis team finished off a two-match road swing with a 7-0 loss vs. a highly regarded Purdue squad in West Lafayette on Saturday, February 3.

Date Published: February 14, 2018

Want to build your Ohio 529 plan? Get the right tools

Great job! You are moving forward to save for your child’s future college costs by starting a 529 account. CollegeAdvantage has tools to help you decide what saving strategy is the best fit for your family. After all, it is your plan, your way.

Date Published: February 14, 2018

Beyond the diploma: Helping teens forge their futures

(BPT) What's the key to optimism? From a career standpoint, it's having a vision where you see yourself climbing and thriving, and you know there will be a place in the world for your skills and knowledge.

Date Published: February 13, 2018

Considering disability benefits? Answer these questions first

(BPT) Age and chronic illness can take a toll. A June 2017 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds that the costliest health conditions in the U.S. include: heart disease, cancer, arthritis, stroke and type 2 diabetes. An estimated 117 million people have one or more chronic health conditions.