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Ohio EPA has public hearing about fate of Ballville Dam
The proposed removal of the century-old Ballville Dam could mean a stronger fish habitat and restored river or spell more toxic trouble for Lake Erie, depending on who decision-makers are listening to.

Truck fire destroys potato salad for festival
German-American fest receives support of volunteers making more food.

Pa. man held on $1M bond in shooting
Keevon Johnson charged with murder of Toledo man outside strip club.

Water snatched up amid rumors
Social media, texts spread concern about another advisory.

Ford can't run for Senate
Elections board votes 4-0 to remove former mayor from ballot.

Polar bear cubs leave Toledo
Siblings shifted to Minnesota to ensure genetic diversity.

It's a life or death choice in 'If I Stay'
Young love lives or dies with one decision.


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Stocks are little changed at midday
Investors consider Federal Reserve chief Yellen's speech.
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Historic ballpark to reopen in Cleveland
League Park was home to 2 championship baseball teams.
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Iraq militants kill 64 in attack on mosque
Not clear if the attack was by Shiite militiamen or Islamic State group.
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4 white lion cubs born at German circus
Three males and one female born Wednesday.
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Keith Burris
Scientific plan needed for lake
Brown and Kaptur are heroes for making Lake Erie a priority.
Mary Bilyeu
Bonding over barbecue
31st annual Northwest Ohio Rib-Off more than a contest.
Dave Hackenberg
UT women’s golfers look to climb high
Senior Jennifer Elsholz hopes big summer leads to team success this fall.
Kirk Baird
Tripping on Woodstock memories
Woodstock is celebrating its 45th birthday.
Fishing Report
The Blade Fishing Report: 8-22
The best angling information from area experts.
Jack Lessenberry
Lawmakers do nothing as roads rot
What will it take to get Michigan to repair its crumbling infrastructure?
Barbara Hendel
Around Town: 8-21
Sylvania restaurants in the spotlight.

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