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Fair Housing has roofing grants

For the first time in years, the Vagts family isn't running around with plastic containers to catch rain leaking through their roof.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Toledo Blade

Temps hit 90 for 4th time in '14

Jeremiah Bailey of Toledo covers his head with a towel in an attempt to block the heat while waiting for a bus along Secor Road.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Judge refuses to hear GOP case

Another Supreme Court justice has announced she will not hear the Lucas County Republican Party's challenge to Secretary of State Jon Husted's refusal to appoint the party's recommendations to the Lucas County Board of Elections.

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Local shelters/rescues in desperate need of foster homes

Most shelters and rescues around the region are overflowing with cats and kittens.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green State University

WTVG-TV Toledo

Reward fund set in murder victim's case

The Maritime Academy Foundation has set up a reward fund. They hope you will help up the ante to generate tips in the case of Tyler McIntoush.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green State University

WTVG-TV Toledo

TWI project will mean high sewer rates

Most shelters and rescues around the region are overflowing with cats and kittens.

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Related Topix: Bowling Green State University

Toledo Blade

Olander Parks to employ safeguards

The Olander Park System greenhouse in Sylvania is seen here in June. In response to an alleged embezzlement case, the Olander Park System plans to establish formal procedures to safeguard against internal theft.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, OH

Toledo Blade

Toledo man convicted of reckless homicide

A Lucas County judge today gave the maximum sentence four years in prison -- to a Toledo man convicted of reckless homicide in the April 13 strangulation of Nicole Sours.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Burglary victims rip slow response

Lylanne Musselman sits with her cat near the window where burglars broke into her home.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Whitehouse family flees fire safely

Whitehouse Mayor Angela Kuhn said a husband, wife, and two children escaped the fire.

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Related Topix: Fire, Whitehouse, OH

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Toledo Blade

Retired policeman delivered flowers

Kenneth D. Steedman, Sr., a retired police officer for the city of Oregon who delivered arrangements for florists in retirement, died Wednesday in Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg Township.

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Related Topix: Oregon, OH, Toledo, OH, Wood County, OH

Toledo Blade

Business notebook: 8/24

Beta Alpha Psi is an honor organization for financial information students and professionals.

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Related Topix: Ohio Northern University, Toledo, OH, University of Wisconsin Madison, Perrysburg, OH

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Toledo Blade

Leaping libations in Holland

Chris Harris is an affable and gregarious fellow. You know, the type who's quick to share a beer with a friend in his backyard, on his porch, or even in his garage.

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Related Topix: Holland, OH, Beer, Drink, Life, Homebrewing, Hobbies, African-American

Toledo Blade

Ex-Maumee city employee indicted for theft

Former Maumee city employee David C. Theaker was indicted Friday by a Lucas County grand jury for allegedly charging gasoline to the city that he used for personal use from June 9 through July 22. Mr. Theaker, 53, who was a supervisor in the service division, is charged with one count of theft in office, a fifth-degree felony.

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Related Topix: Maumee, OH

Toledo Blade

Concern raise over airport plans

A Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority official has asked the Federal Aviation Administration to tread carefully in its study of relocating the radar room at Toledo Express Airport and consolidating it with similar facilities in Detroit or Cleveland.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Cleveland, OH, Toledo, OH, US Military, US Air Force

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Toledo Blade

Toledoan pleads guilty to attempted arson

A Toledo man was convicted Friday in Lucas County Common Pleas Court of trying to set fire to his ex-girlfriend's home.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Ford can't run for Senate

The Lucas County Board of Elections on Thursday removed Toledo Councilman Jack Ford as a candidate for state Senate in the November election.

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Related Topix: US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Toledo Blade

GOP justice recuses herself from Lucas County lawsuit

Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith Lanzinger, a Toledo Republican, will not hear the Lucas County Republican Party's challenge to Secretary of State Jon Husted's refusal to appoint the party's recommendations to the local elections board.

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Related Topix: US News

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Toledo Blade

Arrest made in Chez Joey shooting

Police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of a man outside a Toledo strip club early Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Toledo, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Most Ohio schools saying goodbye to calamity days

After last year's brutal winter, most Ohio schools are saying goodbye to calamity days and will be changing to an hour-based schedule, similar to schools in Michigan.

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