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Toledo Legal News - News 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.

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University of Toledo Athletics

UT’s Cody Thompson named Second-Team Academic All-America

Toledo senior wide receiver Cody Thompson (Huron, Ohio) has been named to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Second Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). He is Toledo's first Academic All-American since Dan Molls earned first-team honors in 2012.

Date Published: December 17, 2018

How To grow your 529 plan as your child grows: After college

Along with our age-based investment options, Ohio’s 529 Plan, CollegeAdvantage, offers age-based savings strategies for parents who want to select their own 529 investment options. No matter how old your child is, Ohio’s 529 Plan has guidance on what to do at this current stage of their life. It’s never too early and never too late to save for their higher education. In this last article of a six-part series, Ohio’s 529 Plan shares recommendations on what steps you can take after your child graduates from college.

Date Published: December 14, 2018

Toledo moves up to No. 6 in CollegeInsider.com top 25 poll

Toledo moved up three spots in this week's collegeinsider.com Mid-Major Top 25 poll released on Monday evening and are now ranked No. 6. The Rockets extended their winning streak to seven games last week with a 101-57 victory over Detroit Mercy and a 75-74 (OT) win at 2018 NCAA Tournament participant Marshall.

Date Published: December 14, 2018

Kroger shooting suspect charged with federal hate crimes and firearm offenses

Gregory A. Bush, 51, was indicted recently by a federal grand jury on hate crime and firearm charges arising out of the racially motivated murder of two African-American patrons at a Kroger grocery store, and the attempted murder of a third, on Oct. 24 in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. The indictment was announced by Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman, and FBI Louisville Special Agent in Charge James Robert Brown, Jr.

Date Published: December 13, 2018

Ohio's young hunters harvest more than 6,500 deer during youth gun season

Ohio’s young hunters had a successful weekend and checked 6,563 white-tailed deer during the two-day youth gun season, Nov. 17-18, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s youth gun season, 4,958 white-tailed deer were checked.

Date Published: December 13, 2018

Eight Rockets placed on All-MAC teams

Eight Rockets earned 10 All-MAC selections, including three first-team nods, the league office announced in its post season awards release. Junior wide receiver Diontae Johnson was also named the Special Teams Player of the Year.

Date Published: December 12, 2018

Legislation proposed to ensure financial resources for counties of capital crimes involving multiple victims and defendants

When a multi-defendant capital crime occurs in a county with limited resources, local officials may be unable to seek justice because of the extraordinary cost of prosecuting such a case. Recently, Ohio Auditor Dave Yost was joined by Senator Bob Peterson and Representative Shane Wilkin to call for legislation to address the financial strain on a community brought on by cases involving multiple victims and defendants.

Date Published: December 12, 2018

Settlement expected to improve Ohio's special education system

An organization championing the rights of Ohio special education students announced last week that it had arrived at a settlement with the state in a 25-year-old class action lawsuit seeking sufficient resources for the public instruction of disabled students.

Date Published: December 12, 2018