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NASCAR tracks asking fans not to bring Confederate flags
NASCAR tracks have a message for fans: Please don’t bring a Confederate flag on race day. Thirty tracks that hold NASCAR national series races, including Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, issued a joint statement Thursday that asked fans to refrain from flying the Confederate flag at NASCAR events.

Rain barely dampens fireworks biz
Sales picking up again as July 4 celebration gets closer.

101-year-old veteran receives WWII medals
Army Pvt. Horace Appleby awarded Silver Star.

Fantastic start for summer movies
Lesson learned so far: People love dinosaurs.

Roster in flux
Mud Hens shuffle players before, after loss.
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WTVG wins 4 Emmys
WTOL also honored for newscast.

Vigil honors Charleston victims
Warren African Methodist Episcopal Church remembers 9 victims.


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Hens lose 7-3 to Indy
Indians score all seven runs in first two innings.
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Man flees from police, captured in Maumee River
David McCullough, 32, of Toledo was wanted on a warrant.
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Wood Co. health officials offering well testing
Lake Township neighborhood may have been contaminated by fuel leak.
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Miss USA pageant dropped by NBC goes to Reelz
No money for Donald Trump, CEO says.
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Keith Burris
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Matt Markey
Storm creates unpredictable fishing
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Avila’s return to Tigers may lead to platoon
The Tigers may soon face a juggling act behind the plate.
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It’s not easy being green
Pope Francis’ comments on environment should be taken seriously.
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Records confirm Toledo waterways got slammed
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Michigan’s U.P. finds common ground with...
Ironwood is part of Michigan, yet another world.
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Ohio Tea Party conservatives favor Cruz
Gov. Kasich got just 1.5% of the vote in recent poll.

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