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3 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Ugandan choir tour to visit area

Friday at the Main LibraryAt noon Friday, the spacious atrium at the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library's Main Branch, 325 Michigan St., will resonate with the joyful sounds of young voices.

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Related Topix: Van Wert, OH, Port Clinton, OH, Sandusky, OH, Waterville, OH

7 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Suspect held in vandalism on Perth St.

A Toledo man was ordered to remain in the Lucas County jail in lieu of $20,000 bond for allegedly breaking the windshields of four vehicles.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, University of Toledo

11 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

Fatal crashes in Lucas Co. holding steady

The number of fatal crashes in Lucas County has remained stubbornly high, according to statistics from the Lucas County Traffic Safety Program.

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Related Topix: Wood County, OH

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Toledo Blade

Man facing kidnapping, burglary counts held

A man accused of taking a woman's 4½-month-old son from an East Toledo hotel room was arraigned Wednesday in Toledo Municipal Court.

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Toledo Blade

Man sentenced for hit-and-run death

Robert W. Conboy, 84, left, stands with his attorney Thomas Douglas, right, in court Wednesday, July 30, 2014, before Conboy's sentencing for aggravated vehicular homicide and failure to stop in the Feb. 12 accidental death of pedestrian Donald Galdys, 59. THE BLADE/KATIE RAUSCH A Toledo resident who killed a man in a hit-and-run car accident in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

La Prensa

Mart nez-Folger: "One of the biggest challenges in Ohio is the lack of health resources for Latinos"

'Dad, something's wrong; I keep hearing things,' the scared teenager told his father as he tried to explain the voices that only he could hear speaking to him in his head.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Husted calls for Lucas Co. GOP suit's dismissal

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has urged the Ohio Supreme Court to throw out a Lucas County Republican Party lawsuit challenging his refusal to appoint its nominees to the county board of elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican

Toledo Blade

1 of 4 suspects in theft, chase, crash arraigned

A Toledo man - one of four believed to be involved in a theft, turned pursuit, turned car crash that ended in gunshots - was arraigned Tuesday in Toledo Municipal Court.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Mott Library moving across Dorr St.

Built in 1972 and last renovated in '97, Mott Library is due for some updates." We need more room for technology," says Charlie Oswanski, the Facilities Operations Superintendent for the Toledo Lucas County Public Library System.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Perrysburg talks Louisiana renovation

City leaders in Perrysburg are looking at a beautification and renovation project in the downtown area.The $2.3 million proposal includes installing brick at intersections between the railroad tracks and Front street.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Concertgoers warned after Centennial Terrace thefts

Toledo police are looking into a bizarre case. A woman tells police someone tried to take her 2-month-old son from her hotel room.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, University of Toledo

WTVG-TV Toledo

Suspect wanted in attempted kidnapping from Days Inn

Police released surveillance photos the man who they say tried to take an infant from a room.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, US Governors, John Kasich

Toledo Blade

One Village Council weighs in on blight

Members of the One Village Council had a series of suggestions and requests Monday night for city officials who want to tackle blight.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Toledo Blade

Gang member takes plea deal in shooting

A Toledo gang member accused of shooting a 17-year-old boy in the arm entered an Alford plea Monday to a reduced charge of attempted aggravated assault.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Harmful algae blooms at Lake Erie beach

The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is warning residents of the Harmful Algal Blooms present at the Lake Erie Beach in Maumee Bay area.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ottawa Hills, OH, Toledo, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Lucas County to unify economic development efforts

Tuesday, commissioners will combine economic development and workforce training and run both operations out of a new county department called Planning and Development.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

West Nile virus found in Ottawa Hills

West Nile is in Northwest Ohio. Biologists are confirming that 30 mosquitos tested positive for the virus.

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Related Topix: Ottawa Hills, OH, Ohio, Train Disaster

Toledo Blade

Springfield Twp. credit union robbed

The robbery at Toledo Co-op Credit Union, 2422 S. Holland Sylvania Rd., was reported at about 9:30 a.m. Lucas County Sheriff's deputies are on scene.

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Press

Library expanding

The Oregon Branch Library will be closed temporarily starting Aug. 11 for an expansion project that will add 3,700 square feet to the facility at 3340 Dustin Road.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Toledo, OH

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Examiner.com

EPA Releases 2013 Preliminary TRI Data

A comparison of TRI release volumes for Northwest Ohio Counties shows an overall 73% reduction in emissions during the past decade.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law

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