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Weather, gas prices fine for Labor Day travel
At the end of a summer that was mostly too cool, and for much of the past week was too warm, Labor Day weekend looks to be just about normal. That will be fine for East Toledo residents Connie and Bryan Legler, who on Thursday looked forward to a weekend camping trip in Morenci, Mich., as long as it doesn’t rain much.

Tortoise quick to greet visitors
New reptile wastes little time making itself at home.
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Toledo ranked 11th for quality of life
Web site says housing costs, work commute give city edge.

Ohio State bucking the odds
Minus their star QB, bettors still like Buckeyes.

Channels 24, 13 expand newscasts
Also, CW13 to replace WT05.

Firefighter charged with 2nd DUI
Prosecutor suspended after tossing ’13 charge.
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Water chemical cost up $1.7M
Toledo will spend $4.7M annually to disinfect water. 


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Man critically injured by deer on I-75
Minivan was northbound in Rossford at 8:15 p.m.
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Israel ID's body as missing U.S. student
American seminary student disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem.
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events for Aug. 29, 2014.
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145 arrested at White House
Protesters staged rally demanding protection from deportation. 
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Keith Burris
Cherry St. Mission ready for next step
Cherry Street serves more than half the Toledo homeless population.
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Football one of many outdoor attractions
Coaches like Meyer do more than coach to enjoy outdoors
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Clinton has clear, perilous course
Every statement she utters makes news.
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Mich. GOP, Democrats set fall lineups
The expected fireworks between factions were less than expected.
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New bishop must follow Francis' lead
Pastors, like musicians and baseball hitters, must connect.
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