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Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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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.

This is Super Bowl of chowder
Matchup of coastal teams offers abundance of seafood options.

Howling blizzard slams Boston area
Storm failed to live up to hype in Philadelphia, New York City.
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Area jobless rates up slightly
December numbers for Toledo, Lucas Co. still well below 2013.

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Shall we tolerate the intolerant?
Tolerance is a commodity in short supply these days.


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