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Xunlight solar-panel manufacturer shutting down
Xunlight Corp., a flexible solar-panel manufacturer that uses technology developed at the University of Toledo and is based on Nebraska Avenue, closed its doors June 30 to “resolve some matters,” CEO John Buckey said. Mr. Buckey declined to elaborate on the cause of the shutdown, but a letter provided to The Blade that appears to have been sent by Mr. Buckey to employees on July 2 said the company is closing and makes no reference to any potential reopening.

Cigar shop not just blowing smoke
New Waterville store a place to relax, light up a good cigar.

Bond set at $2M for homicide suspect
Victim died after taking 2 shots to the torso, coroner says.

Craft makes most of opportunity
Guard hopes to latch on to squad as third option.

Funeral arrangements announced for Robinson
Rev. Gerald Robinson died in an state prison medical facility last week.

Collins seeks increase in mayoral spending
Mayor also asks council to OK higher pay ranges for officials.

Toledo sees 3 shootings in a day
West Toledo auto dealer killed in one of Tuesday‘‍s incidents.
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Several killed in Texas mass shooting
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Civilian casualties rising in Afghanistan
United Nations says ground battles contributing to surge. 
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White House warns of rising drug use
Obama administration says legalization is no panacea.
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Study indicates cell phone location not 100%
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