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Toledo Council OKs pacts with police, fire unions
Toledo City Council approved new contracts today with the rank and file firefighters union and the union representing police command officers. The contract with Toledo Firefighters Local 92 grants 0.75 percent annual raises for the three-year agreement and increases the department's "minimum manning" requirement from 103 to 107. It will go to 110 on Jan. 1, 2017.

Lockdown lifted at Eastwood school
Precautions after bullet found; Wood Co. Sheriff checking security footage.

Service dog turns hero, foils home intruder
Owner says Mamma protected family.
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Group seeks to modify abortion law
Ohio pro-life group wants to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks, not 24.

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Matchup of coastal teams offers abundance of seafood options.

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Area jobless rates up slightly
December numbers for Toledo, Lucas Co. still well below 2013.


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I-75 shut down for 2 hours after 4-vehicle crash
Crash occurred about 3:30 p.m. on northbound I-75 in Perrysburg Twp.
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Cavs top Pistons for 7th straight win
Irving scores 38, LeBron 32 as Cleveland wins 103-95.
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Southview boys top Central 60-44
The No. 1 ranked Cougars improve to 15-0 on the season.
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1 person in critical condition after crash
Archbold man injured in 3-vehicle morning crash on I-75 northbound.
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