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Governor signs into law new regulations on traffic cameras
Gov. John Kasich today signed into law new regulations on red-light and speed-enforcement cameras that the cities contend will make them economically infeasible to continue to operate. The law will take effect in 90 days.

An appeal to our readers
Message from Publisher and Editor-In-Chief John Robinson Block.

Being a good neighbor
Man moves trash and recycle bins to street for others.

Obama vows response to cyberattack
Sony made mistake in shelving film, president says.

Lucas Co. may increase taxes
Commissioners meeting Monday, may raise rate to 7.25%. 

Kevin Hart to perform at Stranahan
Tickets for comedian’s Jan. 21 performance on sale today.

Ohio jobless rate at 5% in Nov.
Lowest unemployment rate for stat since 2001.


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Prep basketball scoreboard: 12/19
Finals scores from area boys and girls games.
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Walleye top Indy 4-0
Toledo tied for the best record in the ECHL after win.
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St. John's defeats Whitmer for road win
Titans stay perfect in TRAC play with 49-45 win.
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TPD investigating shooting
Witnesses: 16-year-old boy was shot on Chestnut Street.
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Keith Burris
How to reduce class, race divides
We can save the lives of young men in our city.
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Taxing times
Lucas County needs a sales tax increase.
Kirk Baird
‘Boyhood’ grows on critics
Voted Best Picture of 2014 by the Detroit Film Critics Society.
Mary Bilyeu
Drink for future scholars
Burger Bar 419 hosting TPS fund-raiser.
Matt Markey
Mich. DNR investigates poaching
Wolves, bull moose may have been poached in Nov.
Jack Lessenberry
Motor City is better, but needs tune-up
Crisis may be over, but now comes the hard part.
Keith Burris
2 raps on race, class, and the law
Relationships are the key to understanding.

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