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Last smokestack at site of former power plant trimmed
The last of the Acme power plant stacks is gone -- mostly. An explosive demolition team from Oklahoma took down all but the bottom 75 to 105 feet of the old smokestack at 10 a.m. today -- right on time.
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Tortoise quick to greet visitors
New reptile wastes little time making itself at home.
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Fulton Co. Fair expecting 300,000
157th edition of the fair begins today.

BGSU defense under gun in opener
W. Kentucky returns talented playmakers.

Channels 24, 13 expand newscasts
Also, CW13 to replace WT05.

Firefighter charged with 2nd DUI
Prosecutor suspended after tossing ’13 charge.
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Water chemical cost up $1.7M
Toledo will spend $4.7M annually to disinfect water. 


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Stocks edge higher in quiet trading
Avago jumped 9% after reporting higher than expected earnings.
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9 police officers, and a K-9, promoted
Toledo Officer Bryce gets badge No. 1; dog Joker given his sergeant strips.
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Genoa grad to make MLB debut
Chris Bassitt to pitch for Chicago White Sox against Detroit Tigers Saturday.
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Shooting suspect held on $100,000 bond
Carrington Brown arraigned for alleged shooting of Lorenzo Grace.
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Keith Burris
Cherry St. Mission ready for next step
Cherry Street serves more than half the Toledo homeless population.
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Clinton has clear, perilous course
Every statement she utters makes news.
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Mich. GOP, Democrats set fall lineups
The expected fireworks between factions were less than expected.
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New bishop must follow Francis' lead
Pastors, like musicians and baseball hitters, must connect.
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