Mayor Urges Residents To Mow Grass In City Parks
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. In these economically troubled times, everyone has to pitch in. At least that's the philosophy of Mayor Carty Finkbeiner. The mayor of Toledo, Ohio is asking residents to grab their lawn mowers and help cut the grass in city parks. Like many cities, Toledo is facing budget cuts and can only hire half as many park workers. To set a good example, the mayor himself recently mowed a park lawn. He also plans to spend the next several Saturday's cutting grass.
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