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June 27 rains led to algae growth in Toledo
A month before the city of Toledo started detecting the slightest amount of the algae-produced toxin called microcystin in Lake Erie, heavy rain forced the city to dump an exorbitant amount of raw sewage into rivers and streams. More than 293 million gallons of sewage was dumped into the Maumee River and other streams June 27, according to a city report released Friday.

Finkbeiner says he would not stop daily water tests
One of Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson’s most vocal critics pounced Friday.

TPS board OKs AFSCME pact
Restores longevity pay increases.

Aquarium Adventure Trail a hit
Animal sculptures featured in playground.

Prep football coaches cautious of dehydration
The buildup of excitement of another football season comes with concern.

All eyes on Harbaugh
UM coach draws crowd at every turn in Chicago.

Local church builds community
Billy Graham’s nephew offers advice to First Presbyterian in Maumee.


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Snoop Dogg stopped by Italian customs
Rapper stopped today by financial police in southern Italy with $422,000 cash.
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Feds investigate Ohio worker death deglazing bathtub
Cleveland man apparently was overcome with chemical fumes.
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Flight 370 wing flap expected to arrive in France
Could provide clues on Boeing 777 that disappeared March 8, 2014.
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Ohio police officer arrested for selling guns to felons
Cleveland area officer sold guns and a ballistic vest to 2 convicted felons.
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Link to Last of Little Syria


Marilou Johanek
Charter schools mess hurts students
Could hamper Kasich’s presidential bid.
TK Barger
Potter camp casts spell in B.G.
Enrollment more than double what church anticipated.
Fishing Report
Blade Fishing Report: 7-31
The best angling information from area experts
Keith Burris
How is race for mayor shaping up?
There seems to be no cohesion to it, thus far.
Matt Markey
Night’s final bite leads to record fish
Hybrid striper weighed in just over 18 pounds.

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Another fatal shooting should convince even the last doubter that all Ohio police officers need to wear body cameras.

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