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Deviating from the plan
In the past two decades, Toledo City Council has invoked its “super-majority” power to overturn the city’s plan commission’s disapproval recommendations on a variety of zoning and special-use permit issues Council’s authority has been used to make changes to allow convenience stores and gas stations in residential areas and disrupt single-family neighborhoods by approving zoning for group homes, child-care, and drug-rehabilitation centers.

It’s official: Finkbeiner enters race for mayor
Vows he’ll tackle street, water issues.

Pizza U. rises to the occasion
Toledo’s Marco’s pizza chain teaches franchise owners to make dough.

Central gets roughed up in opener
Cleveland Benedictine defeats Irish.

Life after the pulpit
Faith still plays major role with clergy in retirement.

Pride Parade celebrates ruling
Sandusky man behind lawsuit leads fifth annual celebration

Operation Peacemaker
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Mud Hens win in walk-off fashion
Manny Pina provides game-winning RBI-double in ninth.
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Finkbeiner, gay-marriage champion clash
Incident occurred after Toledo Pride parade.
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Benedictine beats Central Catholic 35-23
Game televised nationally on ESPNU.
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Toledo water remains safe
Microcystin levels up slightly.
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Toledo’s enthusiast returns
Carty Finkbeiner running for a fourth term as mayor.
Dave Hackenberg
Loss will have little impact on Irish’s year
Plenty of season left for defending Division III state champion.
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On the Town: 8-30
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