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Obama: U.S. won't stop confronting Islamic State
President Obama pledged today to continue to confront Islamic State militants despite the beheading of an American journalist in Iraq, standing firm in the face of the militants’ threats to kill another hostage unless the U.S. military changes course.

Tiffin to apply for loan for justice center
City Council agrees to proceed with a $500K application.

Toledo installs 5 drug drop-off boxes
Expired or unused prescription drugs may be disposed of around the city.

B.G. human trafficking sting nets 11
Suspects face prostitution, solicitation, and child endangering.

COOP SCOOP: Wade Gaynor
Fielder's versatility keeps him in lineup.

Buckeyes turn to Barrett
After Braxton Miller’s injury, QB duty falls to redshirt freshman.
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Palicki cast in ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’
Whitmer High School graduate to play super spy in TV show on ABC.

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Smile, tomatoes are here
Cracks, blossom-end rot, anthranose and Mom‘‍s favorite.
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On Randy Gardner
An ace legislator, and a good guy.
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Think, then speak
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Unsolved Toledo: Saveon Childress...
Two years ago today, Saveon Childress, 27, shot dead on Prospect Avenue.
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Bonding over barbecue
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Colorful veteran wins with strategy
Gordon outmaneuvers Logano to win at MIS.


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