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Memorial Day 2015

Hard times spark wistful closing for hardware store
Owners of Hachman Hardware and Feed say that some of their customers used to pull up in a horse and buggy when it first opened in the early 1930s. But times have changed for the hometown family business. A lack of local livestock farming led to financial struggles, prompting the closing.

Veteran finishes one final mission
Fellow World War II serviceman’s bracelet returned.
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Salute to Fallen Heroes
We turn the clock back to this Toledo Blade photo published in 1942.
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Mobile cuisine drives into Maumee
Arrowhead Park welcoming new food trucks.

Hospitals provide price estimates
Process slow, but local hospitals working to give patients pricing info.

Sleuth, author get Landmark
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library to honor Nancy Drew, author Millie Benson.

Wedding bells ring in storefront chapel
Downtown site new option for vows.


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Toledo police ID 2 shooting victims
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Vigil marks 1 month since Nepal quake
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Iraq, Iran push back on U.S. defense chief
Defense Secretary Carter criticizes fall of Ramadi to the Islamic State.
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Keith Burris
Ghosts of Decoration Days past
It should be a solemn day for the war dead and all who served.
Mary Bilyeu
Foods trucks rolling into Maumee
Wednesday kicks off the weekly Arrowhead Park Picnic.
David Shribman
Memorial Day, in poetry
There are several conflicting stories about the origin of Memorial Day.
Dave Hackenberg
Rockets excel at critical statistic
For first time, all Rocket varsity athletic teams combined for 3.0 GPA.
S. Amjad Hussain
Vicious political cycle circles back in
Morsi’s death sentence a black day for Egypt and its people.
Keith Burris
Who is Sandy Collins?
Her run for mayor is all about honoring Mike Collins.
Dave Hackenberg
Horse racing could use a triple crown
It’s been 37 years since Affirmed accomplished the feat.

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