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Toxic algae struggles leave city’s reputation hanging in the balance
This much has become clear on the one-year anniversary of the Toledo water crisis: Perception can be stronger than reality when weighing the risks of western Lake Erie algae. And — whether or not another crisis occurs — failing to stop the lake’s chief algal toxin, microcystin, from coming back on a yearly basis could devastate Toledo’s attempt to rebrand itself as a forward-thinking, 21st century place to live, work, and play.

Ohio legislators, retailers await 1st sales tax
Shoppers will not pay state and local sales tax on certain items.

Paulding remembers slain sailor
Smith praised for actions in Chattanooga attack.
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‘Mcity’ paves way for research
UM institute builds testing ground for autonomous, connected cars.

Students need noise blocked
Research finds benefits in calm and quiet studying environments.

Weeknight trade-off
MAC selects cash over fans in TV deal.

Beal leaves vastly different DIA
Retired director reflects on 16 years at Detroit museum.


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3-vehicle crash closes I-75 north in Hancock Co.
Injuries reported at scene, severity unknown.
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Memorial service held for Randall Smith
6-mile procession of motorcycles pays respects to Chattanooga victim.
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Texas attorney general indicted
Ken Paxton facing felony securities fraud charges.
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Minneapolis airport handling bomb scare
Unattended backpack prompts terminal evacuation.
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Keith Burris
The Kasich conundrum
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Lion’s killing is a lot of things
Hunting is one thing it isn’t.
Marina Bolotnikova
ProMedica has medical, moral duty
City’s only abortion clinic should remain open.
Barbara Hendel
On the Town: 8/2
Mud Hens experience is always a home run.
Mary Alice Powell
Memories get in way of downsizing
What some call junk others call cherished memories.

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