Clyde parents want to know why their children are getting cancer. Bob Chirdon wants them to know News 11 will continue to do stories on their plight, thereby holding the Ohio EPA's feet to the fire on this issue.More >> Local charities and food and clothing centers are in tough shape. More >> Like all politicians, Carty's worried about his legacy. What do you think that legacy will reflect? Bob has a few opinions. More >> Art Jibilian of Fremont played a vital role in one of the last untold stories of World War II. On Sunday, he'll be rewarded for his courage.More >> For a governor who was swept into office decrying the immoral and criminal behavior of the Republican party, this should have been a simple decision.More >> Once a year, Bob dons a clown outfit and lets himself go. What's it all about? Click to find out.More >> Important TV antennae information for the Big Switch.More >> You have an opportunity to help create jobs, grow the economy and improve the image of northwest Ohio. How? By voting for these two levies, Bob says.More >> Regardless of your preference for president, Bob Chirdon wants you to be sure to cast your vote.More >> The people who live in the City of Sylvania and Sylvania Township vote soon on an issue to form a commission to study a merger. Will it happen? Bob speculates.More >> Bob lets you know how voting just got easier for folks who live in Lucas County. "No more excuses -- vote!" he says.More >> If you were at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure last Sunday, or if you watched the race coverage on WTOL, it was an emotional experience. Bob was there -- and shares his thoughts.More >> Carty's time as mayor is running out. So it's not too much of a reach to believe he is trying to pave the way so he can become the next Port Authority Director. Bob thinks that effort should be thwarted.More >> "Penta is all about preparing young people to get good jobs. As a taxpayer who helped pay for this place, I like the sound of that," Bob says about the new Penta Career Center. More >> Lame Duck Mayor Carty Finkbeiner needs to stay out of the United Way's business, Bob says.More >> We need to put any regional or political bickering aside, work together, and compete against Columbus, Cincinnati, and Cleveland as a unified team to become a world-class, intermodal destination.More >> Bob Chirdon celebrates the building of two hotels he says will accentuate the positive in NW Ohio.More >> Bob wants Toledo City Council to approve the new financing plan for the Marina District. Let's get this show on the road, he says.More >> Some in the city think the United Way building ought to be saved. WTOL Vice President and General Manager Bob Chirdon doesn't agree.More >> Pssst! Did you hear the one about the mayor who is planning to throw some of his employees under the bus? Bob did, and he's got something to say about it.More >> Recently, city council members displayed a willingness to challenge the mayor when his staff could not provide acceptable answers to simple questions.More >>
A few weeks back I completed an online survey that dealt with the future of downtown Toledo. It was sent to 20 stakeholders with prominent downtown locations.More >> A few weeks back I completed an online survey that dealt with the future of downtown Toledo. It was sent to 20 stakeholders with prominent downtown locations.More >> This week the LPGA stars are in town! The Marathon Classic began on Thursday. Over the years this tournament has generated millions of dollars for local charities. In addition, it provides northwestMore >> This week the LPGA stars are in town! The Marathon Classic began on Thursday.
The 2016 Republican National Convention named Cleveland as its host city.More >> The 2016 Republican National Convention named Cleveland as its host city.More >> Downtown food trucks are getting a lot of attention. The question of fundamental fairness has been raised by the owners of the brick and mortar establishments, whose investments and permanence far exceed that borne byMore >> Downtown food trucks are getting a lot of attention. The question of fundamental fairness has been raised by the owners of the brick and mortar establishments, whose investments and permanence far exceed that borne by food truck owners.More >> We do not take any joy or satisfaction in seeing The Blade's workforce continue to dwindle; the cost to our city is too high to seek any silver lining.More >> Just when Downtown, through investments by ProMedica and the efforts of areas such as the Warehouse District, is starting to grow and thrive, the loss of 131 Blade jobs is a setback for Downtown, the city and our region.More >>