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  1. Robert Joseph "Doc" SchlembachRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    Robert Joseph "Doc" Schlembach, a longtime pharmacy professor, adviser, and associate dean at University of Toledo, died Dec. 16 at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, South Detroit Avenue. He was 93. He had been in ill health for the last six or eight months, his sons Tom and Chuck Schlembach said.

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  2. Shooting reported at Defiance County homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Toledo Blade

    Deputies responded about 5:09 p.m. to a shooting in the 24200 block of Nagel Road, about 10 miles north of Defiance. They found victim Mitchell Osting, 52, with a gunshot wound, according to the sheriff's office.

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  3. Public can comment on area road projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 11 | Toledo Blade

    The Ohio Department of Transportation's district office in Lima is seeking public comments about several upcoming projects in Allen, Defiance, and Hancock counties. The projects include replacing the State Rt.

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  4. Boys basketball: Syroka, Whitmer too much for StartRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 2 | Toledo Blade

    Trey Syroka had eight second-quarter points and 13 of his 15 points in the first half as the host Panthers sailed to a nonleague boys basketball victory against the Bulldogs on Saturday night. Eddie Colbert added 13 points for Whitmer , which used a 32-13 run during the middle two quarters to put the game away.

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  5. Road Warrior: A look at this week's commuteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 26 | Toledo Blade

    Each week during the construction season, The Blade's Road Warrior highlights the major construction projects in Toledo and the surrounding area, noting where delays are worst and suggesting alternate routes. Except for the first two I-75 items listed below and I-75 in Findlay, all of the remaining construction in the Toledo area should be finished within the next few weeks, with a couple of new items this week representing end-of-season maintenance work.

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  6. Two House members among applicantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Two of the region's state representatives, a Paulding County commissioner, and a high school principal are among six seeking appointment to the seat vacated by state Sen. Cliff Hite following a sexual harassment complaint. Mr. Hite's 23 former colleagues in the Senate Republican Caucus will pick his replacement to serve the more than one year left in the term and presumably run in 2018 in the Republican friendly 1st District.

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  7. Monday Memories: A momentous affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Presidential visits are always an occasion for pomp and circumstance in cities and towns where the nation's chief executive chooses to drop by. So it was in Defiance, Ohio, in October, 1953, when President Dwight D. Eisenhower paid a visit to Defiance College to lay the cornerstone for the school's new library.

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  8. Ohio Senate GOP seeks Hite replacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Those interested in replacing resigned state Sen. Cliff Hite have until 4 p.m. on Nov. 7 to apply with the Ohio Senate Republican Caucus. Mr. Hite suddenly resigned Monday night, with more than a year left in his current term, after an allegation of inappropriate behavior was made by a female state employee who did not work in his office.

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  9. Hite abruptly resigns Ohio Senate seatRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    The resignation came as a surprise given that the former Findlay High School football coach and state representative had been talking about seeking re-election to another four-year term in 2018. Mr. Hite, 63, chaired the Senate Agriculture Committee and has a number of bills pending in the Senate, including those dealing with wind farm setback rules and creation of a violent offender registry.

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  10. Local holding company accepts donations for annual charity campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    On Nov. 15th, the bank and agency will spend up to $10,000 to fund charitable projects in local communities. As part of their Pay it Forward Day celebrations, they will also give each employee $10 to perform their own act of paying it forward, according to Tera Murphy, the bank's assistant vice president and marketing director.

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  11. Restoration of historic Great Black Swamp could help save Lake ErieRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Bill Mitsch, right, nationally known wetlands expert discusses the experiment on the Lenhart farm which will create miniature wetlands to study the removal of pollutants from farmland drainage and runoff that would otherwise go to the Maumee River and Lake Erie on September 18, 2017. Angelica Vazquez, center, and Linfeng Li, left, listen.

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  12. Recreational water advisory issued for Maumee River near Downtown ToledoRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Ethan Peters, Central Catholic High School rowing coach, removes his boat from the Maumee River were an algae bloom from Lake Erie has moved into the boat basin Thursday, September 21. at International Park in Toledo, Ohio. The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department has issued a recreational water advisory Thursday for the Maumee River due to an algal bloom, though health officials say the tap water remains safe.

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  13. One Step At A Time: Son's suicide led woman to try to save othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Scott Hammersmith woke up and ate breakfast. His mother, Sherri, remembered blowing her son a kiss goodbye outside the window of his car before the 16-year-old Defiance High School sophomore drove himself to school.

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  14. Defiance County man first West Nile fatality in Ohio this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    A 74-year-old Defiance County man is the first reported West Nile death in Ohio this year, state officials said Wednesday. The man, who has not been identified, had been hospitalized with encephalitis, or brain inflammation, according to the Ohio Department of Health.

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  15. Two killed in Henry County crash Thursday morningRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Two people were killed in a head-on collision on U.S. 24 in Napoleon Township, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. David Cautlacuatl, 24, of Plymouth, Ind., and Brianna Hackett, 22, of Defiance, were both pronounced deceased at the scene, according to the patrol.

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  16. DNA evidence could shed light on 23-year-old caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    The FBI and the Defiance County Sheriff's Office hope new DNA evidence can reopen a nearly-23-year-old cold case. The body of an unidentified infant was found on Oct. 28, 1994, at the Riverview Memory Gardens cemetery in Defiance.

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  17. Flood, flash-flood watches posted for Toledo areaRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Flood and flash-flood watches have been posted for the entire Toledo area by several National Weather Service forecast offices. The watch issued by Cleveland's office covers areas in Ohio along and east of I-75, including Toledo, and is in effect from 8 p.m. Wednesday until an unspecified time Friday morning.

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  18. Strong storms prompts flash flood warning in Henry CountyRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood warning for most of Henry County and parts of several neighboring counties because of heavy thunderstorms. The warning issued at 3:48 p.m. stated that 2 to 3 inches of rain had fallen in the warned area and another 1 to 2 inches was likely later Friday.

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  19. Defiance man dead after striking ditch, overturning vehicleRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    A Defiance man was killed Saturday in a single-vehicle crash on State Rte. 15 during a pursuit with state troopers.

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  20. Defiance man killed in motorcyle crashRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | Toledo Blade

    Tony Meyer, 58, was traveling westbound on Cleveland Avenue near the intersection of Ottawa Avenue at about 5:52 p.m. He did not stop at a stop sign and collided with a northbound vehicle driven by Jack Humberger, 62, of Defiance, police said. First responders pronounced Mr. Meyer dead at the scene.

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