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Health issues inspire effort to help children in hospital
University of Toledo graduate has been delivering pouches -- including items such as crayons, coloring books, and teddy bears -- to children being treated at Mercy Children’s Hospital. Recently, her efforts were nominated to Taylor Automotive Group’s 12 Days of Christmas charity distribution, which agreed to give her a $100 gift card to Walmart to help her buy supplies.

Lucas Co. mulls raising rate to 7.25%
Will higher sales tax drive shoppers away?

Local priest becomes bishop
Father Paul led Rossford’s St. George Orthodox Cathedral.

Stray is being treated at shelter
Ailing hips keep older dog from adoption.

It’s skate time as Winterfest begins
Fifth Third Field frozen as hockey, exhibits will rule for next 10 days.

This year's pop culture moments
Ice buckets, weddings, consciously uncoupling, and more.

Christmas tree disposal at hand
Communities offer sites to get rid of symbolic firs.


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Woman killed in one-vehicle crash
Collision occurred in Ottawa County’s Danbury Township.
1 hour ago

Man dies in struggle with border agents
Entered U.S. from Mexico through pedestrian walkway.
4 hours ago

U.S. crude climbs above $56
Jumps after news that a rocket hit a storage tank in Libya.
5 hours ago

Japan factory output down
Industrial output unexpectedly fell 0.6 percent in November.
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Matt Markey
Feeding the hungry always in season
Hunger has no political flavor, no ethnic boundaries, no racial element.
David Shribman
GOP presidential race comes into focus
Jeb Bush gives shape to the Republican campaign.
Jack Lessenberry
Conservation a prime objective
Detroit Zoo’s director has transformed the institution into an…
Keith Burris
The festival of light, birth
For those of us of a certain age, the holiday is full of memories.
Blurbs From The 'Burg
Lighting up Perrysburg
Request for reader photos of their displays.
Keith Burris
Self-sacrifice routine for modern cop
All Americans grieve when police officers are killed.
Mary Bilyeu
The 12 Days of Christmas meal
It would cost $27,673.22 to buy all of the gifts mentioned in the song.

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