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New veterans’ court prepares to open in Toledo
A dedicated docket for veterans will begin in Toledo Municipal Court early next year, aimed at connecting justice-involved veterans with treatment to avoid incarceration. The court’s goal is to intervene and address underlying issues for veterans, charged with misdemeanors, who are deemed a high risk to reoffend, often because of mental health or substance abuse issues.

Skaters give Winterfest a whirl
Ice rink filled to capacity at ballpark.
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Doctor strays from family tradition
Unconventional path leads Goliver to head Mercy emergency center.

Harbaugh expected to be named UM coach
Sources say he’ll be introduced in Ann Arbor on Tuesday

Monday Memories: End of the line
The Blade's Monday Memories revisits a Toledo streetcar in 1949.

Boys gather signatures on card for N.Y.P.D.
2 Perrysburg students say thanks to law enforcement.
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Zeitler has led Olander Park’s evolution
Expansion, wildlife conservation efforts part of board member’s career.


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Ohio gas drops near $2
Holiday travelers take advantage of statewide price drop.
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Strong earthquake shakes Philippines
No reports of damage or injuries in magnitude 6.1 quake.
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Death toll from Greek ferry fire now at 5
Dozens still trapped on board.
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events for Dec. 29, 2014.
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