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FLOC, British reps vow to fight for rights of workers
A Toledo-based union vowed to fight for tobacco field workers who live and labor largely hidden from view — an underground world of deep poverty and grim conditions that could soon face international scrutiny. The Farm Labor Organizing Committee on Sunday concluded the second day of a human rights fact-finding mission to North Carolina’s tobacco fields and migrant camps.
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March to end gang violence hits streets
Toledoans recall slain friends, pray for safer future.
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Bluffton firm’s CEO, 1 other killed
Airplane crashed into a ditch in Hancock County.

Monday Memories: Women at work
Revisit 1951 when women expand roles in work force.

Storylines abound in Big Ten as new season nears
OSU, MSU cream of crop in conference; UM‘‍s Hoke on hot seat.

Perrysburg group to stage ‘Music Man’
Performances run Thursday through Saturday at the high school.

Overhaulin' pollen
Under-the-tongue tablets trick immune system to fight allergies.

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Man falls asleep after being shot
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West Toledo gas station, cab driver robbed
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Fewer sources willing to speak with reporters for fear of consequences.
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Springfield Twp. credit union robbed
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