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27 min ago | La Prensa

Ready to Read

The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library and the Library Legacy Foundation are proud to announce the debut of a Ready to Read initiative and specialty van, funded by the first phase of a $2.2 million LLF ongoing campaign titled 'Planting a Seed to Read.'

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

BizzyBlog.com

If Only It Were That Easy

ORPINO either believes or wants primary voters to believe that the mere act of electing candidates they prefer to the state party's Central Committee will cause the repeal of Obamacare.

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WNWO-TV Toledo

Local real estate investor loses out to deep pocketed out of towners

Steve Swanbeck owns a handful of rental properties in Toledo. He would like to own more but he's been outbid by deep pocketed out of state companies.

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Toledo Blade

Sustainability Plan set for Wednesday

A plan that promises to renew the economy, make lakes cleaner, improve streets, and draw more people to Lucas County is part of an ambitious Toledo-Lucas County Sustainability Plan being unveiled during a news conference Wednesday at Metroparks Hall, 5100 West Central Ave. A group including city and county officials, nonprofit group ... (more)

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Toledo Blade

Pair plead no contest to misdemeanor counts

A former employee of the Correctional Treatment Facility in Toledo was placed on probation for one year Monday after pleading no contest to two misdemeanors in Lucas County Common Pleas Court.

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Toledo Blade

Toledo man indicted a in slaying of ex-wife

A Toledo man charged with strangling his ex-wife and leaving her body in a running vehicle in a Fulton County field was indicted Monday by a Lucas County grand jury.

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Toledo Blade

2 S. Toledo men plead guilty to robberies

Two South Toledo men admitted Monday that they committed a series of robberies while using a BB pistol hidden in a sock.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Toledo Blade

Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 4-22

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

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WTVG-TV Toledo

Toledo considers using tax dollars for wall art

You have probably seen them driving around town but should you pay for them? More than a dozen murals are painted on the sides of buildings, in Toledo.

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Toledo Blade

Toledo man found guilty in 2011 robbery

A Toledo man charged with shooting a man during a home invasion in 2011 was found guilty today by Lucas County Common Pleas Judge Myron Duhart.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH

News Herald

ODNR continues search for anglers while on patrol

State watercraft officers continue to search for the bodies of two fishermen who went missing last week near Locust Point, a spokeswoman said.

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Related Topix: Bryan, OH, Rossford, OH, Maumee, OH, Perrysburg, OH

Toledo Blade

3 Democrats vie for judgeship

Three Democrats are vying for a seat on Lucas County Common Pleas Court that will become available at the end of Judge Frederick McDonald's term.

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Related Topix: US News, Toledo, OH, University of Toledo

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Toledo Blade

'Pit bull' rescue finds home

Volunteer Bill Armaline of Maumee trains his 'pit-bull' mix foster dog at The Lucas County Pit Crew's new Training and Adoption Center in Toledo.

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Related Topix: Maumee, OH, Toledo, OH

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Toledo Blade

Local taverns,patrons floutsmoking law

At Delaney's Lounge in West Toledo, the bar recently was full of patrons having a good time, including about five of them who were openly smoking - despite Ohio's law that prohibits lighting up in public places.

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Toledo Blade

'A wish for a better world'

It's time to make it official. Greater Toledo and Northwest Ohio will move from the column of "actively organizing to become compassionate communities" to "signed the Charter for Compassion."

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Related Topix: Ohio, Toledo, OH, Cincinnati, OH

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Toledo Blade

Jobless picture is a dichotomy

Ohio's unemployment picture in March presented two opposite faces. The jobless rate fell past a significant milestone, and overall employment slowed to a crawl.

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The Advocate

What happened to missing anglers' boat is a mystery

Authorities do not believe the boat carrying four anglers who went missing Wednesday on Lake Erie was involved in a collision, a watercraft official said.

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Related Topix: Perrysburg, OH, Rossford, OH, Maumee, OH

Toledo Blade

Bacon found guilty in death of son

Amanda Bacon, center, cries as she is led away after a jury found her guilty on charges of murder and child endangerment on today at the Lucas County Courthouse in downtown Toledo.

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Toledo Blade

Lucas Co. elections board official fired

The troubled Lucas County Board of Elections voted 3-1 during a special meeting today to fire the agency's acting Republican booth official.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Toledo Blade

50 attend Heroin-related training

Deputy Jason Langlois, center, and other officers listen to Megan Anello, left, an agent with the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, during a training session at the sheriff's office.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Toledo, OH

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