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HIV-prevention pill now available locally
A new drug that has shown success in keeping healthy people from contracting HIV is now available in Lucas County. There have been many advances in drugs that keep those with human immunodeficiency virus from developing full-blown AIDS, but this pill therapy takes a different approach in that it seeks to prevent people in high-risk situations from ever contracting the virus, said Jerry Kerr, the HIV prevention coordinator at the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department.

Retail movement picking up
Walgreens store in Sylvania Twp. closes doors, area Starbucks to move.

Mike Hessman earns spot as home-run king
Toledo Mud Hen breaks record for most career minor league homers.
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Cook has 'Stir'ring recovery
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Waving man’s story shared nationwide
Late Lambertville man waved to passers-by every day.

OSHA fines 2 NW Ohio companies
Employers face payments of over $40,000 for injuries.

Programs help students plan college
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