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Lucas Co. commissioners to proceed with sales tax boost
The Lucas County Commissioners voted unanimously today to push ahead with plans for a quarter-percent sales tax increase. But taxpayers will still have two public hearings and a final vote before the one-quarter-of-one-percent increase can take effect next year.

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Message from Publisher and Editor-In-Chief John Robinson Block.

Group works hard to get pets back to owners
Good Samaritans use social media to reunite hundreds of pets, owners.

Rev. 'Slim' Lake gets 5 years in prison
Street preacher convicted of selling, possessing drugs after entering Alford plea.

Man gets 15 years in 1983 slaying
Pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and rape of Whitehouse woman.

Repeat offenders key to jail overcrowding
Officials believe they can reduce population by focusing on returning inmates.

Campbell signs extension with UT
Coach to lead Rockets football through 2020.


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Woman arraigned in death of boy, 4
Youth drowned when woman backed out of driveway into Huron River.
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Hernandez trial could take 6-10 weeks
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BMW expands air bag recall
Last automaker to agree to U.S. demand for nationwide recall.
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Singer Joe Cocker dies at age 70
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S. Amjad Hussain
A bittersweet walk down memory lane
Sad to see that a once-enchanting place was crumbling and dilapidated. .
Keith Burris
Community is vital but by itself not enough
Pastor strives to create safer neighborhoods by uniting community networks.…
Mary Bilyeu
Toast Winterfest with craft beer, wine
Denny’s will be open for 24 hours on Thursday.
Jeff Gerritt
Not a drug dealer
Rev. Lake is many things, but he’s no drug dealer
Matt Markey
Coyotes take on bold posture
Coyotes nabs pit bull pup from backyard in Fremont.
Dave Hackenberg
Manziel's response vital for Browns
’Johnny Football’ looks to bounce back from awful start.
Barbara Hendel
On the Town: 12-21
Celebrating the holiday season. 

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