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3 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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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WTVG-TV Toledo

Blade Briefing: Woodstock 45th Anniversary

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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Toledo Blade

Lead-paint law would affect landlords

Advocates of a new lead-poisoning ordinance rolled out their plan Wednesday to require older rental properties in Toledo to be inspected and certified as free of a lead hazard.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Officials urge local labor on sewer project

Toledo City Council is likely to vote Tuesday on a 52 percent rate increase for city sewer customers, spread out in phases until 2020, to pay for a pollution-control campaign after hearing no objections to the proposal during a meeting Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Flora Poad: 1921-2014; Lucas County resident loved library work

Flora Benton Poad, 92, supervisor of libraries in the Oregon City Schools, died Monday in her Oregon home.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Oregon, OH, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Toledo Blade

Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 8-21

Dogs remain available at the Lucas County Canine Care & Control Office, 410 South Erie St., Toledo.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

2 indicted in fatal shooting outside nightclub

Six months after a Toledo man was shot to death in the parking lot of a South Toledo nightclub, two men were indicted Wednesday in the slaying.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Toledo installs 5 drug drop-off boxes

The white metal drop-off boxes are at the Safety Building, 525 N. Erie St.; Scott Park District Station, 2301 Nebraska Ave.; Northwest District Station, 2330 W. Sylvania Ave.; the University of Toledo Medical Center emergency room, 3065 Arlington Ave.; and the University of Toledo police station, 1515 S. Towerview Blvd. Another drop-off location ... (more)

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, University of Toledo, Sylvania, OH

Toledo Blade

Sylvania open to regionalized water

Trustee Neal Mahoney echoed that, adding that he would be open to hearing about ideas on the area's water supply and would like to see the cost benefit of a regionalized plant.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, OH, Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Liquor store clerk serves 4 months of jail sentence

A former liquor store employee convicted of selling vodka to an Ottawa Hills teen was released Tuesday after serving four months of a six-month sentence at the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio near Stryker.

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Related Topix: Ottawa Hills, OH

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Toledo Blade

Man in prison for unlicensed driving

Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Frederick McDonald sent a Curtice, Ohio, man who served seven years in prison for a fatal drunken driving crash back to prison for a year Tuesday for repeatedly driving without a license.

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Related Topix: Curtice, OH, Toledo, OH, Oregon, OH

Toledo Blade

8 shootings in city during weekend include boy, 13

Eight people, including a 13-year-old boy, were shot in Toledo from Friday through Sunday, in incidents that all appear to be unrelated, police said.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

WTVG-TV Toledo

Troopers seize more than $18,000 in hydroponic marijuana

A man from North Carolina faces multiple drug charges after a drug bust in Hancock County.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ohio, Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Defense asks to suppress DNA

The DNA sample that allegedly links a former Swanton Township man to the 1983 murder of Janean Brown was obtained in 2007 without a warrant by detectives who were investigating an unrelated sexual assault at the time, defense attorneys argued Monday.

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Related Topix: Swanton, OH, Whitehouse, OH, Waterville, OH

Toledo Blade

South-city shootings, chase end in convictions

Two Toledo men who led police on a chase around the city after a south-end shooting were found guilty on multiple charges Monday.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Ottawa Hills, OH

Toledo Blade

Robber enters pleaa in S. Toledo pizza heist

A South Toledo man entered an Alford plea Monday to robbery for holding up Vito's Pizza, 4317 Heatherdowns Blvd., on March 19. Blake Long, 22, of 5360 Florita Dr. was then found guilty by Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Linda Jennings.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Wood County, OH

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Federal funding headed to NW Ohio to improve water quality

Bill Myers and his family members have been growing beans, corn, alfalfa hay and wheat on their 2,000 acres since the 1800's at Myers Farms in Oregon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US Senate, Democrat, Marcy Kaptur, US House of Representatives, Oregon, OH, Agriculture, Science

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