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Obama to consider airstrikes in Syria against ISIS militants
President Barack Obama will consider airstrikes in Syria if needed in the battle against the Islamic State terrorists who beheaded an American journalist.

Fire destroys potato salad at local festival
German-American fest receives support of volunteers making more food.
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Pa. man held on $1M bond in shooting
Keevon Johnson charged with murder of Toledo man outside strip club.

Inc. shines light on 14 local firms
Magazine names 5,000 fastest growing companies in U.S.

Rockets abuzz about Larimer Complex
UT dedicates latest in string of renovations to athletics facilities.

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

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


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Ohio baby sitter gets 7 years for rape
64-year-old assaulted 4 children she baby-sat over several years.
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Man arrested on plane in Cleveland after dispute
Maryland man refused to turn off his cellphone and fought with flight attendants.
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2 hurt in fall from Ferris wheel at Mich. fair
8-year-old brother and his 16-year-old sister were at Chelsea Community Fair.
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U.S. stocks end mostly lower
Yellen offers little guidance on interest rates
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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.
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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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