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5 killed in West Bank amid new Gaza truce efforts
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt today to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel’s 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank.

OSU fires band director
Director, Elmore native, ignored sexulized culture among members.
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East Toledo man faces murder charge
Robert Strauss and wife accused in death of missing Ypsilanti man.

Alligator spotted in Perrysburg
Animal found in creek and now in care of Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Fund-raiser set for area toddler
2-year-old girl suffers from rare genetic disorder.

Black box found at site of Air Algerie crash
None of the 116 people aboard survived, French President Hollande says.

PIB police chief defends officers
Island residents air concerns at meeting.
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Carjacked car hits crowd in Pa.
2 children killed, 3 others critically injured.
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Earthquakes shake 3 parts of Alaska
No reports of damage and no tsunami is expected.
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Navardauskas wins Stage 19 of Tour de France
Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey.
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U.S.: Bigger Russian artillery in Ukraine soon
Pentagon says movement of rocket systems across border “imminent.”
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Keith Burris
Bring huddled masses to Toledo
City could house some of 50,000 children caught along border.
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Unsolved Toledo: Marquise Chandler...
Leader of central Toledo gang died of a gunshot wound to the head.
Dave Hackenberg
BG defense not about to be left behind
The Falcons‘‍ new identity is not all about offense.
Matt Markey
Supporting conservation and anglers
Legendary company will soon celebrate 100 years of service.
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The Blade Fishing Report: 7-25
Best angling information from the area experts.
Jack Lessenberry
At 90, Detroit judge still learning
Judge Cohn has no plans to retire.
Kirk Baird
Coming soon: More to come
Think about this: In a highly secretive lab or testing facility somewhere…

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