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Seasonal jobs pick up early at Toledo-area stores
Although the calendar only says mid-September, hiring for the holiday season is in full swing with businesses hoping to get a jump on their seasonal employment plans and bolster staffs in anticipation of a far shorter sales season between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Scotland to stay part of U.K.
Nearly 85% of Scots flock to polls; 55% vote against independence.

Recaptured inmate arraigned in B.G. court
Rosado, charged with escape, found hiding in home of woman he assaulted.

Norrils will redshirt this season
UT cornerback to return in 2015 after illness.

Collins unveils city cleanup app
Mayor demonstrates $16,000 program to report blight.

Clydesdales on display in Findlay
U. of Findlay welcomes Budweiser’s famous horses.
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Impractical Jokers a guilty pleasure
Comedy troupe is known for goofy, low-brow humor.


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Woman, 2 teens charged in Bedford vandalism
Trio etched 100-yard-long image of male genitalia in football field.
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Broken rail blamed for 2012 train derailment
2 people were injured; explosion forced evacuation of 100 in Columbus.
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Man charged in huge Calif. wildfire
Wayne Allen Huntsman allegedly set fire on purpose, held on $10M bond.
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Ohio jobless rate unchanged for August
State unemployment steady at 5.7 percent.
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Keith Burris
Is America in decline? Is Toledo?
Are we all doing what we can about the stuff that matters?
Jack Lessenberry
Lawmaker wants to protect interns
Unpaid interns can’t sue for sexual harassment.
Mary Bilyeu
Cookbooks need more than recipes
It takes more than ingredients to make food writing relevant.
Dave Hackenberg
UT can right ship with win
Campbell has yet to beat the Cardinals.
Matt Markey
Carvers make decoys into art form
Oak Harbor event has taken place for over 30 years.
Kirk Baird
Filmmaker shines light on Toledo
Brett Leonard is a pioneer of digital technology and film.
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