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Funeral director indicted on new corpse-abuse charges
A Lucas County grand jury today indicted a North Toledo funeral director who lost his license after a state raid in May on nine additional criminal charges. Robert Tate, Jr. 58, faces nine new charges of abuse of a corpse. Of these, four charges are fifth-degree felonies and five are second-degree misdemeanors. He was previously indicted in July on two felony counts of the offense.

ResponsibleOhio sues Ballot Board
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Bell makes Owens honorary campaign chairman
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Clinton bashes GOP's views on women
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Holmes leaving Toledo TV market
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Tom Troy
Sandys are starting to advertise for mayor...
Bell names Donna Owens as the "honorary chair" of his campaign.
Keith Burris
Don’t make their dirty work easier
Toledo City Council has been knee-jerk and careless.
Mary Bilyeu
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