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Obama reaffirms opposition to U.S. combat in Iraq
President Obama reaffirmed today that he does not intend to send U.S. troops into combat against the Islamic State group, despite doubts about the ability of Iraqi forces, Kurdish fighters and Syrian rebels to carry out the ground fight on their own. “The American forces do not and will not have a combat mission,” Obama told troops at MacDill Air Force Base.

Toledo, national gangs shy away from color displays
Police say they are trying to avoid attention.

Andersons to hold job fair
Applicants called to Maumee location this Thursday.

QB finds home after Ohio State
Findlay’s Reed enjoys game after leaving Buckeyes.

Woman drugged, kidnapped
Sylvania Twp. police say victim found near road; 2 arrested.

Cuts to food stamps will only hit 4 states
12 governors have taken steps to avoid cuts.

Dinner Tonight recipe
Baked quinoa with roasted kale and chickpeas.


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Latta calls for end to dumping
Army Corps of Engineers' deposits dredging sediment back into lake water. 
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Mich. to get added drinking water protection
More than $525K in grants to help secure water sources.
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Obesity rate still gaining in Lucas Co.
Despite health education efforts, 70% of adults overweight or obese.
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Mich. jobless rate off 0.3 points
Seasonally adjusted rate drops to 7.4 percent in latest month.
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Dave Hackenberg
Get used to the bandwagoners
BGSU Coach Babers feeling the adulation. 
Kelly Heidbreder
Fall is time to divide and replant
Dig carefully; A muddy start; Time for a trim.
Keith Burris
In praise of those who hang in there
There is a lesson here: persist.
Mary Bilyeu
Cookbooks need more than recipes
It takes more than ingredients to make food writing relevant.
Blurbs From The 'Burg
Perrysburg football makes statement...
Big non-conference wins make area notice Yellow Jackets.
Matt Markey
Fall hunt season under way in Mich.
Autumn means hunting for hundreds of thousands of Michiganders.
S. Amjad Hussain
An ode to a squash legend, a gentleman, and...
I write this column to mark the passing of Hashim Khan.

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