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Algae-produced microcystin may follow blooms across lake
From the boat docks of Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory, practically a stone’s throw from the party headquarters known as Put-in-Bay tiny green specs are in the early stages of bunching up and floating on Lake Erie’s surface. It’s been an all-too-familiar sight to Great Lakes scientists who use that lab, the oldest freshwater field station in the United States, since 1995. For the moment, they have no reason to panic.

Filters may work, but tests needed
Experts say reverse osmosis water-filtration systems are best.

OSU and Michigan prepare for season
OSU needs answers at QB, Michigan seeks consistent offensive line.

Downtown to beam with Toledo Pride
5th annual Toledo pride celebration highlights diversity.

U.S. database tracks auto flaws
Search tool should help people understand vehicle’s history.

Bill of Fare: Tea Rooms
Clara J’‍s and Governor Croswell Tea Rooms offer selection, service.

Council denies approval for project
Downtown Perrysburg project would cost over $2 million.


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Existing home sales rise for 4th month
National Association of Realtors says home sales rose 2.4% in July.
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Jobless claims fall to 298,000
Fewer applications for benefits another sign job market improving.
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Authorities hunt for journalist's killer
Voice-recognition technology may be key to identifying UK-accented militant.
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1 dead after shooting at Chez Joey
Marcus Osley, 28, killed; another person was injured…
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Keith Burris
Let Ford run, and let the voters decide
It would be embarrassing if Mr. Ford is denied access to ballot.
Barbara Hendel
Around Town: 8-21
Sylvania restaurants in the spotlight.
Kelly Heidbreder
Smile, tomatoes are here
Cracks, blossom-end rot, anthracnose and Mom‘‍s favorite.
Keith Burris
On Randy Gardner
An ace legislator, and a good guy.
Think, then speak
Water crisis was no 9/11.
Ride Along
Unsolved Toledo: Saveon Childress...
Two years ago today, Saveon Childress, 27, shot dead on Prospect Avenue.
Mary Bilyeu
Bonding over barbecue
31st annual Northwest Ohio Rib-Off more than a contest.

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