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Residents tell Toledo mayor of their flood woes
Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson walked a West Toledo neighborhood Thursday with some of her staff, She promised neighbors that the city would apply for a flood mitigation grant or loan from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to install a new permanent pump and a new outflow.

Rain barely dampens fireworks biz
Sales picking up again as July 4 celebration gets closer.

101-year-old veteran receives WWII medals
Army Pvt. Horace Appleby awarded Silver Star.

Cubs stuck at Gaza border en route to Jordan shelter
Family rescued the lions after local zoo was hit in 2014 Israel-Hamas war.
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Area native part of film on PBS
‘Tough Love’ documentary left its mark on the editor.
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White rhino lets visitors horn in on 42nd birthday
Birthday present waiting for Sam the white rhino.

Vigil honors Charleston victims
Warren African Methodist Episcopal Church remembers 9 victims.

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BREAKING NEWS

Dalai Lama celebrates 80th birthday at Calif. summit
Hundreds of well-wishers are expected at 3-day Global Compassion Summit.
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Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of July 4 hot dog contest
Famous eating contest is Saturday at Coney Island’s Nathan’s Famous.
1 hour ago

Dr. Dre gets radio show on Apple Music service
Apple Music's Beats 1 radio premieres at 6 p.m. on Saturday.
1 hour ago

Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter
Suspect, shot in shootout, had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.
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COLUMNS & BLOGS

Keith Burris
Getting to green: Cars are the key
Motorized vehicles cause 75 percent of carbon monoxide pollution in U.S.
Matt Markey
Storm creates unpredictable fishing
Rivers pumping ’chocolate’ milk into Lake Erie for days.
Mary Bilyeu
Learning something new with you...
A look at how food gets on our food pages.
Dave Hackenberg
Avila’s return to Tigers may lead to platoon
The Tigers may soon face a juggling act behind the plate.
Keith Burris
It’s not easy being green
Pope Francis’ comments on environment should be taken seriously.
Ripple Effect
Records confirm Toledo waterways got slammed
Fourth wettest June on record; adds to algal woes.
Kirk Baird
Fantastic start for summer movies
Lesson learned so far: People love dinosaurs.


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