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Description: LITTLE DARLINGS PHOTO CONTEST
OFFICIAL RULES 2014
1. Individuals submitting entry must be 18 years or older at the time of entry, be the parent or legal guardian of the child entered. Child must be under 4 years old at time of entry. Individuals submitting entry must be a resident of Ohio, Michigan or Indiana. Not open to employees of JC Penney, The Blade their respective Little Darlings sponsors, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising or promotional agencies and their respective immediate family members and household members. "Household members" means people who share the same residence at least 3 months a year. "Immediate family members" means parents, step parents, children, step children, siblings, step siblings or spouses.
2. There are three ways to enter the photo contest; (1) complete an Official Entry in full, following all instructions, and mail to the address listed on the form; (2) submit an Official Entry in person to The Blade (541 N. Superior St., Toledo, OH 43660), weekdays between 8:30 and 5:00 pm; or (3) Enter online at
toledoblade.com/littledarlings.
The entry must include payment of the required entry fee.
3. The contest sponsor is The Toledo Blade, 541 N. Superior St., Toledo, OH 43660.
4. Entries must include one (1) photo of the child, alone. Entries containing low resolution, blurry, or poor quality photos (such as camera-phone photos), or photos which are inappropriate in any way, may be rejected in sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor further has the right in its sole discretion to reject any entry in its discretion which is incomplete or does not appear to comply with all contest rules. Photos will not be returned.
5. Additional Official Entry forms are available at toledoblade.com/littledarlings and at the front desk of The Blade during normal business hours through September 8, 2014.
6. All entries must be received by close of business, 5 pm EDT on Monday, September 8, 2014.
7. Only original Official Entries available through The Blade or online at toledoblade.com/littledarlings are allowed. Reproductions and photocopies are not valid. Not responsible for lost, damaged, or misdirected entries.
8. All eligible entries received will be published in the print edition of The Blade on Sunday, September 21, 2014, and on toledoblade.com/littledarlings as updated from time to time. Readers will vote to narrow the pool to 6 finalists and the finalists' photos will be published on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Readers will then vote on the 6 finalists and the identity of the Little Darlings winner will be published on Sunday November 2, 2014. The Blade may change publication dates without notice. The first name, age, and home town of the child featured in each eligible entry will be published. The Blade will not publish the last name, address, or other identifying information.
9. Odds of winning based on the number of eligible entries and reader votes.
10. By submitting a photo with an entry, you certify that you are the original photographer, or that you have permission from the original photographer, to grant the rights described in the following paragraph.
11. Except as specifically provided herein, by entering the contest, you hereby grant to sponsor, its licensees, distributors, agents, representatives, and other authorized users as perpetual, nonexclusive, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferrable (in whole or part) worldwide license under all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, privacy and publicity rights and other intellectual property rights you own or control to use, reproduce, transmit, display, exhibit, distribute, index, comment on, modify, create derivative works based upon, perform and otherwise exploit your entry (including without limitations of the photograph) in whole or in part, in all media formats and channels now known or here after devised for any and all purposes including entertainment, news, advertising, promotional, marketing, publicity, trade, or commercial purposes, all without further notice to you, with or without attribution, and without the requirement of an permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity. Nothing herein in any way obligates sponsor to use any materials submitted.
12. Sponsor has the right to reject any entry in its discretion which is incomplete or does not appear to comply with all contest rules.
13. From the beginning of the entry period through October 6, 2014, readers of The Blade (print and online editions) will be invited to vote on all eligible entries. From October 12, 2014 through October 27, 2014, readers will be invited to vote on the 6 finalists to determine the winner. Votes must be received by The Blade by 4:30 p.m. on the last day of voting to be tabulated. Limit of one (1) vote per person per day. For votes submitted by mail or in person limit of 1 vote per envelope. If sponsors suspects invalid voting, including but not limited to submitting multiple entries, the use of script, macro or other automated or programmed methods of voting, with the intent to affect the integrity of the voting process, the perpetrators and beneficiaries will each be eliminated from the contest, at the sponsor's sole discretion. In the event of a tie, sponsors shall select the winner in sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor's decision is final.
14. Prizes:
a. One (1) Grand Prize: includes Passes to Ride in The Blade's Holiday Parade November 15, 2014. Gift Package including gift certificates and prizes totaling $500; plus one portrait package from JC Penney Portraits retail value is $65.00, for a total approximate retail value ("ARV") of $565.00
b. Each of Five (5) finalists (excluding the Grand Prize winner): Gift package with a total ARV of $100.
c. Winners responsible for any applicable tax. Sponsor may substitute prize of equivalent value in its sole discretion, but winners may not transfer, substitute, or receive cash equivalent of prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use the name and/or likeness of the winner, and the child featured in the photograph, for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, winners agree to hold sponsor, its corporate parents and affiliates, its sponsors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of use of prize.
15. All eligible entrants, regardless of voting results, will receive a certificate for a free 8"X10" child portrait, compliments of JC Penney Portraits. Certificate for JC Penney portrait will be made available after entry is accepted. The complimentary photo taken by JC Penney Portraits is not required as part of the official entry.
16.The Little Darlings photo contest is for fun. Sponsor is not a talent or modeling agency, and does not represent that entry in the contest will lead to any other opportunity.

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Description: BGSU Falcons fans flock to
The Blade Sports coverage
of their favorite team.

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Description: NOTICE TO VENDORS

Sealed proposals will be received in
accordance with the law until 12:00 o'clock noon on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at the Administration Building, for the furnishing of one (1) or more School Bus/Buses.

One (1) or more 72 Passenger Conventional Bus/Buses and one (1) or more 66 Passenger Conventional Lift Bus/Buses.

The bus proposals will be publicly opened in the meeting room of the Maumee Board of Education, 716 Askin St.,
Maumee Ohio at 12:00 o'clock noon on Thursday, October 2, 2014.

Specifications for the units to be
purchased are on file and may be
obtained from Mary Bottoni, Supervisor Food Service & Transportation, 950 Cass Road, Maumee Ohio 43537, phone (419) 893-1392. Each bid shall be accompanied by an approved Surety Company Bid Bond, or a certified check drawn upon a fully solvent bank, and made payable to the Board of Education of each school
district in the purchase of the proposed buses, and in the amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the bid tendered, as a guarantee that the bidder will perform his bid. Successful bidders will be required to submit to the school's fiscal officer a full statement relating to delinquent personal property taxes as per Ohio Revised code 5719.042. The Board of Education will
issue a purchase order or a letter of intent to the successful vendor.

If for any reason whatsoever, the bidder fails to enter into a proper contract or to deliver the chassis or body required by the specification, the amount of the Bond or Certified Check shall be retained by the Board of Education as and for liquidated damages that were sustained by his
failure to deliver.

Bids submitted shall impose no liability or obligation on the Board of Education and the right to accept or reject any or all bids or request future bid quotations is solely at the discretion of the Board of Education. In awarding the contract, the Board of Education reserves the right to be the sole judge of the quality of any item which is bid and the Board of Education also reserves the right to consider all elements germane in determining the qualifications of the bidder and his agents or representatives. Any bid which is
incomplete, conditional, obscure, or which contains irregularities of any kind may be rejected at the complete discretion of the Board of Education.
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Description: PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that copies of the Local Report Card for Life Skills Center of Toledo will be available after September 15, 2014 between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on school days at Life Skills Center of Toledo, 1830 Adams Street, Toledo, Ohio 43604 and at White Hat Management, 121 S. Main Street, Suite 200, Akron, Ohio 44308.
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Description: PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that copies of
the Local Report Card for Alternative
Education Academy will be available after September 15, 2014 between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on school days at White Hat Management, 121 S. Main Street, Suite 200, Akron, Ohio 44308.
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Description: PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that copies of the Local Report Card for Madison Avenue School of Arts will be available after
September 15, 2014 between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on school days at Madison Avenue School of Arts, 1511 Madison
Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43604.
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Description: PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that copies of the Local Report Card for Star Academy of Toledo will be available after September 15, 2014 between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on school days at Star Academy of Toledo, 5025 Glendale Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43615.
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Description: PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice is hereby given that copies of the Local Report Card for Clay Avenue
Community School will be available after September 15, 2014 between 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on school days at Clay Avenue Community School, 1030 Clay Avenue, Toledo, Ohio 43608.
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Description: INVITATION TO BID GENERAL
CONTRACTORS:

Zepf Center, a 501c-3 non-profit organization located in Toledo, Ohio is requesting bids to complete the improvements, maintenance, and repair of our parking lots at 2005 Ashland Ave., Toledo, OH. Zepf Center is requesting a bid to perform demolition of existing driveways, islands, and pavement, pavement repairs, crack sealing, and seal coating. Installation of raised islands, storm sewer repairs, and landscaping are also to be included as part of the bid. Liability Insurance is required of the successful bidder(s).
Distribution of Plans: Drawings of the proposed work are available online from Becker Impressions at www.beckerplanroom.com and the plan room of McGraw-Hill Construction-F.W. Dodge. Contractors are also encouraged to visit the site and review the existing conditions prior to submitting their bid.
Questions will be entertained until September 29th at 8:00 AM and shall be submitted in writing to rbailey@dgl-ltd.com. Responses to the questions will be distributed in writing to all plan holders.
Deadline for Bid: The deadline for bids to be submitted for the project is October 2, 2014 at 4:00 PM. All sealed bids must be submitted to Zepf Center, Attn. Adam Nutt, 6605 W. Central Ave., Toledo, OH 43617.

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Description: LITTLE DARLINGS PHOTO CONTEST
OFFICIAL RULES 2014
1. Individuals submitting entry must be 18 years or older at the time of entry, be the parent or legal guardian of the child entered. Child must be under 4 years old at time of entry. Individuals submitting entry must be a resident of Ohio, Michigan or Indiana. Not open to employees of JC Penney, The Blade their respective Little Darlings sponsors, affiliates, subsidiaries and advertising or promotional agencies and their respective immediate family members and household members. "Household members" means people who share the same residence at least 3 months a year. "Immediate family members" means parents, step parents, children, step children, siblings, step siblings or spouses.
2. There are three ways to enter the photo contest; (1) complete an Official Entry in full, following all instructions, and mail to the address listed on the form; (2) submit an Official Entry in person to The Blade (541 N. Superior St., Toledo, OH 43660), weekdays between 8:30 and 5:00 pm; or (3) Enter online at
toledoblade.com/littledarlings.
The entry must include payment of the required entry fee.
3. The contest sponsor is The Toledo Blade, 541 N. Superior St., Toledo, OH 43660.
4. Entries must include one (1) photo of the child, alone. Entries containing low resolution, blurry, or poor quality photos (such as camera-phone photos), or photos which are inappropriate in any way, may be rejected in sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor further has the right in its sole discretion to reject any entry in its discretion which is incomplete or does not appear to comply with all contest rules. Photos will not be returned.
5. Additional Official Entry forms are available at toledoblade.com/littledarlings and at the front desk of The Blade during normal business hours through September 8, 2014.
6. All entries must be received by close of business, 5 pm EDT on Monday, September 8, 2014.
7. Only original Official Entries available through The Blade or online at toledoblade.com/littledarlings are allowed. Reproductions and photocopies are not valid. Not responsible for lost, damaged, or misdirected entries.
8. All eligible entries received will be published in the print edition of The Blade on Sunday, September 21, 2014, and on toledoblade.com/littledarlings as updated from time to time. Readers will vote to narrow the pool to 6 finalists and the finalists' photos will be published on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Readers will then vote on the 6 finalists and the identity of the Little Darlings winner will be published on Sunday November 2, 2014. The Blade may change publication dates without notice. The first name, age, and home town of the child featured in each eligible entry will be published. The Blade will not publish the last name, address, or other identifying information.
9. Odds of winning based on the number of eligible entries and reader votes.
10. By submitting a photo with an entry, you certify that you are the original photographer, or that you have permission from the original photographer, to grant the rights described in the following paragraph.
11. Except as specifically provided herein, by entering the contest, you hereby grant to sponsor, its licensees, distributors, agents, representatives, and other authorized users as perpetual, nonexclusive, irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable, and transferrable (in whole or part) worldwide license under all copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, privacy and publicity rights and other intellectual property rights you own or control to use, reproduce, transmit, display, exhibit, distribute, index, comment on, modify, create derivative works based upon, perform and otherwise exploit your entry (including without limitations of the photograph) in whole or in part, in all media formats and channels now known or here after devised for any and all purposes including entertainment, news, advertising, promotional, marketing, publicity, trade, or commercial purposes, all without further notice to you, with or without attribution, and without the requirement of an permission from or payment to you or to any other person or entity. Nothing herein in any way obligates sponsor to use any materials submitted.
12. Sponsor has the right to reject any entry in its discretion which is incomplete or does not appear to comply with all contest rules.
13. From the beginning of the entry period through October 6, 2014, readers of The Blade (print and online editions) will be invited to vote on all eligible entries. From October 12, 2014 through October 27, 2014, readers will be invited to vote on the 6 finalists to determine the winner. Votes must be received by The Blade by 4:30 p.m. on the last day of voting to be tabulated. Limit of one (1) vote per person per day. For votes submitted by mail or in person limit of 1 vote per envelope. If sponsors suspects invalid voting, including but not limited to submitting multiple entries, the use of script, macro or other automated or programmed methods of voting, with the intent to affect the integrity of the voting process, the perpetrators and beneficiaries will each be eliminated from the contest, at the sponsor's sole discretion. In the event of a tie, sponsors shall select the winner in sponsor's sole discretion. Sponsor's decision is final.
14. Prizes:
a. One (1) Grand Prize: includes Passes to Ride in The Blade's Holiday Parade November 15, 2014. Gift Package including gift certificates and prizes totaling $500; plus one portrait package from JC Penney Portraits retail value is $65.00, for a total approximate retail value ("ARV") of $565.00
b. Each of Five (5) finalists (excluding the Grand Prize winner): Gift package with a total ARV of $100.
c. Winners responsible for any applicable tax. Sponsor may substitute prize of equivalent value in its sole discretion, but winners may not transfer, substitute, or receive cash equivalent of prize. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Sponsor and its agencies to use the name and/or likeness of the winner, and the child featured in the photograph, for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law. By accepting prize, winners agree to hold sponsor, its corporate parents and affiliates, its sponsors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents, harmless against any and all claims and liability arising out of use of prize.
15. All eligible entrants, regardless of voting results, will receive a certificate for a free 8"X10" child portrait, compliments of JC Penney Portraits. Certificate for JC Penney portrait will be made available after entry is accepted. The complimentary photo taken by JC Penney Portraits is not required as part of the official entry.
16.The Little Darlings photo contest is for fun. Sponsor is not a talent or modeling agency, and does not represent that entry in the contest will lead to any other opportunity.

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