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Toxin levels at water plant's intake pipes down slightly
Raw water samples today from Lake Erie near the Toledo's drinking water intake pipes still showed the presence of microcystin, the algae-produced toxin microcystin that can cause liver and kidney damage and resulted in a nearly three-day water crisis last August. The level was slightly lower than detected Monday, city spokesman Stacy Weber said.

Ohio lawmakers seek to end Planned Parenthood funding
Roughly 200 rallied at the Statehouse as part of a national protest.

Death investigated as homicide
Body of woman, 61, found in her home on Gordon St.

ODOT director: Put phones down
Jerry Wray took a ride along with Ohio State Highway Patrol officials.

Ely’s eligibility still up in the air
NCAA yet to rule on University of Toledo quarterback’s 6th year.

No new charter schools in Toledo
For second time since 1998, no new charter schools will open in Toledo.

Recipes to make you feel peachy
Summer fruit makes a comeback after tough year.


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Former day care worker sentenced to life for rape
Eligible for parole in 15 years.
12 minutes ago

Toledo reaches 90 degrees for first time in 2015
Previous high this year was 88 degrees.
22 minutes ago

Funeral held for man killed in Ohio traffic-stop shooting
Hundreds attend; man fatally shot by university police officer.
39 minutes ago

Part of State Rt. 109 closed in Fulton County
Apparent vehicle crash closes area between U.S. 20A and County Road H.
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