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Mayoral candidates racing for ‘likes’
Campaigning on Facebook has become a standard tool for politicking, and all seven Toledo mayoral candidates are on board with their own dedicated sites. If one candidate stands out — at least for a recent 11-day period examined by The Blade — it’s former Mayor Mike Bell. Mr. Bell accumulated the most total “likes” on his Facebook page and the most “likes” for a single post.

Youngstown: A cautionary tale
In the last 40 years, Youngstown has taken an awful beating.

Employment picture brightens
Metro Toledo adding workers as manufacturing sector rebounds.

Buckeyes survive at Indiana
UT, BGSU and Michigan also tally road wins.
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Toledo fitness scene gets personal
Boutique fitness is trendy, friendly, and meets needs.

Uber, Lyft thriving but unregulated by Toledo
City officials and traditional taxicab companies have questions.

PNC Rocks the Runway
Toledo’s top shops are prepping for fashion show on Friday.


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Toledo police investigate shooting
Man showed up to ProMedica Toledo Hospital with gunshot wound.
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Top-ranked Ohio State wins thriller
Defeats Indiana 34-27, stops Hoosiers on game’s final play.
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BGSU tops Buffalo 28-22
Falcons hang on to win conference opener.
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Rockets win at Ball State 24-10
UT 4-0 overall, 1-0 in the MAC.
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Carrying on Mayor Collins' legacy
Former mayor remains a formidable presence in campaign.
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AW Trail cutdown leaves us searching
Wildflower patch in the median offered reminders of mom’s jungle.
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20 years of Authors!
Red carpet was rolled out September 26.
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Defense gives Rockets new team identity
For so long it was very much the opposite.

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