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Judge Connelly helping vets get out of the system, into care

Michael Davisson, Toledo Legal News Staff Writer

"I'm exploring bringing a new specialized docket to the court. I'm very interested in bringing a veterans court to the Toledo Municipal Court." Judge William Connelly, Jr., first elected to the Toledo Municipal Court in 2009 is concerned about America's veterans. "Veterans have some specialized needs and also some specific resources that the general public doesn't. The goal is to identify veterans early on in the process. It may not change the ultimate disposition of the case, but if they're found guilty we may be able to get them services they need."

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Scientists discover single gene that explains songbird migration

Ornithologists at The University of Toledo played a critical role in new collaborative research identifying a single gene that defines whether rare, tiny songbirds that reproduce in the Great Lakes region and Appalachian Mountains spend their winters in South America or Central America.

Date Published: September 19, 2019

Student wellness website launched for Ohio schools

Just days into the new school year, the state superintendent unveiled a new online resource intended to help educators keep kids at their best so that they may get the most out of their education.

Date Published: September 19, 2019

How to pay for senior living

(BPT) Shopping. Cooking. Cleaning. The burdens of living alone were taking a toll on Joyce, who at 89 was the oldest resident in her apartment building. Though she'd spent a lifetime saving money, Joyce wasn't sure what she could afford. Her daughter Sandy knew it was time to talk about senior living.

Date Published: September 18, 2019

As threats intensify, judges urge colleagues to speak out

U.S. District Court Judge James Robart received more than 100 death threats after ruling against the Administration’s first travel ban in February 2017. Most came after the president called Robart a “so-called judge” and tweeted, “Just cannot believe a judge would put our country in such peril. If something happens, blame him and court system."

Date Published: September 17, 2019

4 home fix-ups for fall

(BPT) With cooler days and temperate weather, fall is a good time to get outdoors and tackle some larger home projects, as well as prep your home for winter.

Date Published: September 13, 2019