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Council will weigh request to turn over city loan program
The administration of Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson is looking to wash its hands of a controversial, taxpayer-funded loan program that handed out nearly $2.4 million over 25 years that never was collected.

Water-quality law dredges up unrest
Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority frets over algae bloom bill.

Boxing bout issues bring refunds
Buckeye CableSystem affected by outage during boxing match.

Blade staff earns AP state awards
Ohio Associated Press Media Editors awards The Blade 5 first place honors.
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Healthy pets mean healthy humans
Bacteria, parasites can cause problems for pets and their owners.

Another Saturday night in Toledo
The Blade looks back at John Denver’s famous song.
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Are you allergic to your home?
Advice on carpet cleaning. (Sponsored Content)

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5 Things You Might Have Missed
Top articles from this weekend's editions of The Blade.
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Victims of S. Toledo shootings ID'd
David Snyder and Trevor Plumador injured in separate incidents overnight.
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Ga. sheriff accused of shooting woman
Woman was found shot in abdomen Sunday evening, in critical condition.
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Ohio gas costs down slightly
State prices remain below national average of $2.62 per gallon.
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COLUMNS & BLOGS

Dave Hackenberg
Time is now for Lions to run with it
Detroit finally equipped to rush the football.
Mary Bilyeu
Two for Twenty: Woodville Diner
Food and friendliness all within a strict $20 budget.
Tom Walton
Here’s to Uncle Claude
At 100, he still adds to a life well lived.
Paddy O'Gara
Country livin' all is right
Living in Northern Spain is a far cry from the big city.
Keith Burris
School fights for its life
Springfield school district faces deep cuts as levy vote looms.
Matt Markey
Toledo Yacht Club to celebrate 150th
Group is bringing tall ship Madeline here for four days in July.
Barbara Hendel
On the Town: 5/3
Taste of the Nation marks anniversary.


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