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America welcomes July 4 with hot dogs, music, beer
The United States marks 239 years as an independent nation today as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music.

Letters bind local family, WWII vet
Local residents honor Toledoan at grave after years searching.

Thefts of mowers on rise
Toledo police have investigated a dozen thefts of lawn mowers.

Loud roars, scents spark career path for Massey
Drag racing event rolls into Norwalk.

Local chaplains faith guardians
Drill weekend with the chaplains of the 180th Fighter Wing.
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Truck rams cars, patrons in Walmart parking lot
Driver reportedly struck several people near Port Clinton.
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Patrol volunteers hit the trails
Ottawa-Jermain Park gets help.

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Pirates edge Indians 1-0 behind Jeff Locke
Pittsburgh ends Cleveland’s 5-game winning streak.
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Names still being withheld in Walmart incident
Ottawa Co. Sheriff’s Office not making names public.
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Ohio activist group loses drilling lawsuit
Plans to appeal.
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Southern Indiana mayor confronts would-be thieves
Teenagers leave 2 bikes behind after fleeing.
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COLUMNS & BLOGS

Marilou Johanek
Why is Kasich planning a presidential run?
The governor is prone to bizarre stream-of-consciousness ramblings.
TK Barger
19th-century guide to faith has it all
“Illustrated Book of All Religions” is fascinating.
Keith Burris
Getting to green: Cars are the key
Motorized vehicles cause 75 percent of carbon monoxide pollution in U.S.
Matt Markey
Storm creates unpredictable fishing
Rivers pumping ’chocolate’ milk into Lake Erie for days.
Mary Bilyeu
Learning something new with you...
A look at how food gets on our food pages.
Dave Hackenberg
Avila’s return to Tigers may lead to platoon
The Tigers may soon face a juggling act behind the plate.
Keith Burris
It’s not easy being green
Pope Francis’ comments on environment should be taken seriously.


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