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Toledo fire department welcomes new class of recruits
The Toledo Fire and Rescue Department today swore in its newest class of recruits. The department welcomed 24 men and women during an event in City Council chambers. Three additional people are completing their medical and physical tests before joining the class.
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Lucas Co., city over $3M apart in negotiations
County seeks $6.75M annually to construct new jail.

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Workers from AmeriCorps spruce up grounds for summer.

Strike ends at BP facility
Union shuts down pickets, makes offer to return.

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Ballet meets orchestra
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UT board makes nomination
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