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Patriotic crowds fill Toledo’s riverside
Even before the first fireworks exploded above downtown Toledo, the banks of the Maumee River teemed with people and patriotic displays. The crowds showed up at Promenade Park hours before showtime Saturday — to call dibs on prime seats, listen to live music, and soak up sun under a powder-blue sky.
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Unequal pay
Schools deal with new cost-of-attendance stipend for athletes.

Finkbeiner focuses on past
Former mayor remembers shielding city from worst effects of recession.

Fowl disease fears force 4-H change
Children will display projects at county fairs despite live-poultry ban.

Recalling other comics, heroes
New book chronicles poorly conceived and poorly received superheroes.

Camp offers boost to ill youngsters
Donations alone fuel Flying Horse Farms.
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Wet June creates ideal conditions for mosquitoes
No evidence of West Nile virus found in stagnant pools of water.

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Going green
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