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FLOC, British reps vow to fight for rights of workers
A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions that could soon face international scrutiny. The Farm Labor Organizing Committee on Sunday concluded the second day of a human rights fact-finding mission to North Carolina’s tobacco fields and migrant camps.
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March to end gang violence hits streets
Toledoans recall slain friends, pray for safer future.
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Storylines abound in Big Ten as new season nears
OSU, MSU cream of crop in conference; UM‘‍s Hoke on hot seat.

Monday Memories: Women at work
Revisit 1951 when women expand roles in work force.

Character built at Bible school
4-day program formulated with Habitat for Humanity curriculum.

Perrysburg group to stage ‘Music Man’
Performances run Thursday through Saturday at the high school.

Overhaulin' pollen
Under-the-tongue tablets trick immune system to fight allergies.


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Dollar Tree buying Family Dollar for $8.5B
Companies did not say if any locations would be closed.
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Police turns back from Ukraine crash site
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Ohio gas prices drop slightly
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Dave Hackenberg
Rice discipline a big mistake by Goodell
Soft stance on domestic abuse is bad business for NFL.
Tom Walton
Why a tobacco heir isn’t fuming
Anti-smoking ruling in Florida suits family‘‍s rebel.
Keith Burris
Toledo neighborhood fights for its life
Collins Park Avenue in East Toledo again in peril.
David Kushma
Energy mess must be cleaned up
Kasich, lawmakers need to look out for people who voted for them.
Jeff Gerritt
Inmates lift lives in Toledo, Detroit
Former inmates learn from Youth Deterrent Program.
Dave Hackenberg
UT’s Mancz more than a football star
Lineman’‍s talents extend well beyond the football field.
Matt Markey
Unique hunting tool at heart of Illinois
Illinois DNR will not let ‘‍Chief A.J.’‍ sell his “sling bow”.

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