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Steel new council president; Ramsey to fill District 4 seat
Steven Steel, chairman of the county Democratic Party, was elected council president while Scott Ramsey, 39, owner of Dart Boat Co., received six votes across party lines to get the District 4 appointment to the Democratic Party-dominated council. Paula Hicks-Hudson left both positions when she became mayor last month.

County OKs new road to Andersons
Commissioners vote for construction in Monclova Township.

Sales-tax expansion plan draws skepticism
Gov. Kasich’s proposal troubling to business owners.

UT, BG lose crucial MAC games
Rockets fall at Chippewas, Kent clips BGSU.

Maumee Brewing toasts longevity
Local craft brewer one of many coming to Glass City Beer Fest.

Officials seek improvements in shoveling
Snow piles up on Toledo sidewalks despite ordinances.

Cedar Point seeking 5,000 workers
Interviews will take place on Saturday at Breakers Express hotel.


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Keith Burris
A lesson in Toledo democracy
At a time when the city needed statecraft, it got burlesque.
Blade Slices - Politics
New councilman has no political affiliation...
Scott Ramsey has not pulled a partisan ballot since at least 1996.
Dave Hackenberg
Shooting woes continue for Falcons
Achilles heel for BGSU? Making enough shots.
Mary Bilyeu
Shopping is a recipe for stress...
“Grocery store paralysis,” we’ve all been there.
Matt Markey
Michigan marks safest hunting season
No hunting-related fatalities for first time, while Ohio had 3.
Keith Burris
Contest for council chief one of mettle
Choice of Steel is serious conflict of interest, bad government.
Dave Hackenberg
MAC's last week is captivating
College basketball over lightly on a Monday morning.

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