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Persistent poverty rate casts shadow on Toledo
While the poverty rate in America slowly declined in the last year, Toledo’s remains stubbornly high, according to recently released estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau. The country’s poverty rate declined last year for the first time since 2006, according to the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. The national poverty rate dropped from 15 percent in 2012 to 14.5 percent the next year, according to the estimates.

Lucas County grapples with obesity
70% of adults overweight; teens struggle with mental health.
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Pizza Hut testing pizza in Toledo
Chain introducing lower-calorie ’skinny slice’ to city.

UT lineman Norton shaping up
Whitmer grad has toned down, sped up on UT offensive line

Mustang Sally: ‘Expect the unexpected’
Fun-loving group headlines Toledo Club’s Party in the Parking Lot

Twins stun Tigers in 9th
Detroit’s last-inning rally trumped by walk-off single.

Bill of Fare: Mancy’s Italian Grill
Upscale eatery comes close to perfection

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COLUMNS & BLOGS

Keith Burris
Remember why you ran
Collins, like many politicians, needs to be reminded occasionally.
Barbara Hendel
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Dave Hackenberg
Get used to the bandwagoners
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Kelly Heidbreder
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