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22nd Century Committee aims to revitalize Toledo
A coalition of business, government, union, and education leaders announced the 22nd Century Committee, a new partnership aimed at revitalizing downtown Toledo. The goal is to raise money to hire a consultant so they can bring together all of the divergent development plans that have already been produced by several local organizations, in addition to bringing in new ideas and developing a master plan, Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson said.

Maumee Bay project hailed as 'victory'
Wetland will capture much of the phosphorus trapped in waterway.

Group asks UT to end pregame prayers
‘Flagrant violation’ of Constitution alleged.
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Area jobless rates drop in April
Toledo unemployment rate falls to 5.5 percent; Lucas County to 5 percent.

Toledo’s tortoise soaks up sunshine
Emerson gets new digs after winter inside.
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FIFA soccer officials arrested in Switzerland
Criminal proceedings into 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes open.
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Kickboxing gym grows in Maumee
9Round gym, part of a national chain, has signed up 65 members.

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