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2 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Ohio.com

Getting to work

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.

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Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Toledo Blade

Dog park opening in S. Toledo in Sept.

Tina Yoppolo, right, president of Toledo Unleashed, and Sue Joseph, left, treasurer of the group, speak to neighborhood residents about the city's dog park.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Real Estate

Toledo Blade

Fremont mechanic killed in freak accident

An auto mechanic was killed Thursday in a freak accident while he was working on a car at a local repair shop, Fremont police said.

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Related Topix: Fremont, OH, Sandusky County, OH

Toledo Blade

Boy fatally shot on Collingwood

Twelve hours after a boy's body was found Thursday by a woman out for a walk, neighbors started a small memorial of flowers and stuffed animals for Tyler McIntoush where only a blood stain remained.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Toledo Blade

Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 7-25

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

Man accused of murder returned to Lucas Co.

Robert Strauss, a Toledoan accused of murdering a man whose body has not been found, was booked into the Lucas County jail this afternoon after being moved from an Indiana jail.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

2-year probation for ex-radio host

A former radio host and newspaper columnist who was arrested with drugs and a loaded handgun last year was granted intervention instead of a felony conviction Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Curtice, OH, Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Springfield lines up levy plans

If Springfield voters deny a school levy request next month, they can expect to see two levies on the ballot in November.

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Sandusky Register

Baden disappointed

Dr. Michael Baden was disappointed when he saw the news come across his e-mail that the grand jury reviewing the investigation into Craig Burdine's death found no criminal wrongdoing occurred during the events leading up to the Aug. 7, 2007 death.

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Toledo Blade

S. Toledo fire destroys 3 houses

Firefighters were called to 1042 Harding at 1:43 a.m. for a vacant house that was fully engulfed in flames, said fire Lt.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

Toledo Blade

Teen robbed, then shot outside store

A 16-year-old boy who walked out of a dollar store because he didn't have enough money for his purchase was robbed, then shot at the command of a 41-year-old man.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, Toledo Hospital, Medicine, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Toledo Blade

Ex-park director pleads not guilty

Gary Madryzkowski, former director of the Olander Park System in Sylvania, was in court Wednesday to answer to a charge that he stole $4,412 in park funds.

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Related Topix: Sylvania, OH

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Toledo Blade

Commissioners OK 3 levies for Nov. ballot

Lucas County commissioners voted unanimously Tuesday to put three levies on the November ballot, including two issues that would increase property taxes.

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Teen followed and robbed by 2 suspects speaks out

These are the two suspects accused of robbing two teenage boys Saturday. We spoke with one of the victims.

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Related Topix: University of Toledo

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