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Carty Finkbeiner announces run for Toledo mayor
With plenty of support on hand, including his wife, Amy, former Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner formally declared his candidacy for the Nov. 3 special election ballot to fill a vacant two-year term today.

Same-sex marriage plaintiff leads parade
Third grand marshall duties this year.

Report lists Lourdes as 1 of best in Midwest
Princeton Review lauds Lourdes; separate Forbes list ranks UT low.

Area prep football coverage: 8-29
Game stories, videos, photo galleries from opening night.
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Ohio adopts statewide rules for police use of force
Policies will be distributed to local police departments.

Bell’s game for OSU matches his mouth
Big talker’s ability leads Buckeyes’ defense.

Singing a message
Gospel music gets a permanent home at Fulton County Fair.


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Trump deciding on third party bid soon
Presidential candidate could switch if he can’t secure GOP nomination. 
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Erika no longer threatens Florida
Tropical storm begins to fizzle in the Caribbean.
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Mozambican journalist killed
Veteran reporter known for crime reporting shot dead.
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Turkey launches 1st airstrikes of ISIS campaign
Fighter jets carried out joint operations late Friday.
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Keith Burris
Mercy must inform justice
It cannot be about momentary or majoritarian emotions.
Mary Bilyeu
Time for vegan coffee shop has come
It’s not just a hippie or hipster fad.
Jack Lessenberry
Immigrant-bashing worries asylum seekers
Immigration without restrictions couldn’t and didn’t last.
Kirk Baird
Winners and losers according to Trump
Breaking down movies from this summer like ’The Donald.’

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