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Maumee family of Ebola victim mourns his loss
Jenny Brisbane spoke weekly on the telephone with her husband, a doctor in Liberia who stayed behind to help those injured in the country’s civil war when his family fled to safety about 24 years ago. The Maumee woman knew from those long-distance calls that Dr. Samuel Brisbane, whom she had met while working at the John F. Kennedy Memorial Medical Center in Monrovia, had built a retirement home on a farm near Liberia’s capital city.

City water bills to reflect spike
Sewage project costs filter into annual homeowner increases.

Credit unions offer loan alternative
Small cash loans given in place of advances.

Ohio schools kick off practice today
Michigan teams wait until Aug. 11, season begins later this month.

Cole helps write song for local film
BCSN personality more than broadcaster.
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'Guardians' a group of galactic misfits
Latest Marvel movie proves to be a fun space romp.

Third-coldest July comes to an end
Toledo’‍s July also much drier than normal.


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Truck fire slows traffic on NB I-75 in Rossford
Pickup truck reportedly burst into flames near exit 197 in Rossford.
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Americans in N.Korea ask for help
Two tourists charged with ‘‍anti-state’‍ crimes expect to…
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Car crashes through Perkins Twp. store
Vehicle drove into Dick’‍s Sporting Goods in Erie County.
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Ukraine: Investigators probe jet crash site
Search for victims and their belongings.
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Keith Burris
Group offers visionary way to fight gangs
Toledo police Sgt. Madison is a dynamo and an inspiration.
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The Blade Fishing Report: 8-01
The best angling information from area experts.
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Hens go to Durham for hitting help
Hens hitting coach even has his own bobblehead.
Matt Markey
Teacher schools bass with new lure
Oklahoma teacher comes up with soft, plastic bait.
Jack Lessenberry
Gubernatorial candidate optimistic
Michigan’‍s democratic candidate knows he’‍ll be…
Kirk Baird
‘Boyhood’ is like no other film
Movie follows first chapter of a boy’‍s life.

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