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Published: Saturday, 11/18/2006

300th demolition of 06 is Finkbeiner milestone

Toledo Mayor Carty Finkbeiner presided over the city s 300th demolition yesterday, completing one of his goals for the year.

Demolished was a vacant two-story house at 714 Palmwood Ave. The house and a vacant parcel on each side are owned by Jessie Skipper et al and are in foreclosure, according to the Lucas County auditor s Web site.

The mayor said abandoned homes are unsafe and hurt the local neighborhood.

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