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Texting-driving laws hard to enforce
When Gov. John Kasich signed House Bill 99 into law on June 1, 2012, officially banning drivers from texting while driving, many people throughout Ohio rejoiced. More than two years later, it seems those cries of celebration were premature. Laws against texting while driving are proving to be difficult for police to enforce, and records show they are not improving public safety or discouraging the habit in the way that lawmakers initially hoped.

Advisories remain for 2 beaches
Maumee Bay has been under advisory most of summer.

WTOL removed from DirecTV in feud
Toledo CBS affiliate part of battle involving DirecTV, Raycom.

OSU pass defense put to the test
Virginia Tech will air it out against Ohio State on Saturday.

Football ushers in tailgating season
Here are some tips to liven up the football game menu.

Parade honors working class
Over 100 groups participate in Toledo Labor Day tradition.
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Mercy donates $15,000 to Way
It follows a $20,000 contribution a year ago.


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Two armed robberies reported within blocks, minutes of each…
Within blocks and minutes of one another, two armed robberies were reported in South Toledo early Monday morning.
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2 arraigned on robbery charges
Men charged in unrelated robberies in the Toledo area.
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Raw video footage of a mid-level solar flare, on August 24th.
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