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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
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Springfield schools stave off deep cuts with decisive win
Springfield Local School’s all-out, last ditch levy campaign prevailed Tuesday, helping the district to stave off deep program cuts. Saved are athletics, extracurricular activities, and clubs. Kindergarten remains full day, and the arts, music, and physical education won’t be slashed at the elementary level. “This is a big win for everyone in this room,” Superintendent Michael O’Shea said to a cheering crowd at the Springfield district administration building. “But you all know that this is a huge win for our community.”

Harper wins District 4 seat
Incumbent Ramsey finishes third in special election.

Walleye lose lead, game in OT
Toledo led 2-1, allowed goal with under a minute to play.

Toledo Hospital to build addition
ProMedica buys 77 homes to shift road for patient tower.

Bad weather hurts Andersons profit
90% tumble in 1st quarter, slow growing season linked.

Container gardening
Growing trend cuts down on required work.

Housing database is online
Nearly 122,000 Toledo lots surveyed, overall is ‘strong.’

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BREAKING NEWS

Ottawa Co. approves bill for seniors
69 percent vote for mileage request.
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Walleye lose 3-2 in OT
Toledo blows late lead, game.
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Harper wins Toledo's council seat
Democrat elected in District 4.
6 hours ago

Mud Hens fall 6-2 to PawSox
Toledo loses fourth straight game.
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COLUMNS & BLOGS

Dave Hackenberg
Astros surprising many this year
Mostly no-name roster has best record in American League.
Keith Burris
Quietly making a difference
One runs a house of God, and one a house of cards.
Mary Bilyeu
Lunch box memories
Partridge Family provides trip back to childhood.
Matt Markey
Sky not the limit for birding festival
Biggest Week in American Birding begins this week.
Blade Slices - Politics
Turnout prediction: 1,326 voters...
Turnout of 4 percent predicted in Toledo Council District 4 election.
David Shribman
Recalling Moses of the Soviet Union
An important political landmark went virtually unnoticed in cruel month.
Dave Hackenberg
Time is now for Lions to run with it
Detroit finally equipped to rush the football.


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