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7/2/2014 12:00 AM
Making wine in Monroe County
The first white settlers to our region were thrilled to discover native grapes (concord, Niagara, and catawba varieties) growing along the Great Lakes and its tributaries, such as the River Raisin in Monroe. They quickly set about making wine.

7/2/2014 12:00 AM
Auto sales up 1% in June from '13
Led by its Buick and GMC brands, General Motors Co. squeezed out a better June than many analysts had expected, with U.S. new car sales up 1 percent over last year — seemingly proof that the company’s mounting recalls won’t keep buyers from pulling the trigger.

7/2/2014 12:00 AM
Local bankruptcy filings decreasing
Bankruptcy filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Toledo dropped 6 percent in June compared to a year ago, the 14th straight month that filings either declined or were flat, according to figures from the federal clerk of courts office.

7/2/2014 12:00 AM
Council OKs contract with employees
Toledo City Council has approved a new three-year contract with the largest municipal union that eliminates the 3 percent employee share of pension contributions the city has been paying, but grants yearly 1.5 percent raises.

7/2/2014 12:00 AM
Backers shift goals for state ballot issues
COLUMBUS — An uphill climb to put a voters’ bill of rights before Ohio voters this November ultimately proved too steep, as backers said Tuesday they’ve set their sights on 2015.

7/1/2014 11:56 PM
Foster mother sues over Toledo police arrest
A Toledo foster mother is suing the city of Toledo, the Toledo Police Department, and an individual officer claiming her civil rights were violated and excessive force was used during her arrest last year.

7/2/2014 12:00 AM
Robert M. Lucarelli [1931-2014]; Toledo man had unique knack with upholstery
Robert M. Lucarelli, who grew up with a hammer in his hand, but also showed an early talent for design, and who with his three brothers carried forward the upholstery business their Italian immigrant father founded, died Sunday in the University of Toledo Medical Center, the former Medical College of Ohio Hospital. He was 83.

7/2/2014 12:00 AM
State officials extend transit-survey deadline
State officials have extended until July 7 the deadline for an online survey of Ohioans’‍ priorities and needs for public transportation in the state.

7/2/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo man beaten, shot, robbed at ATM
A Toledo man was beaten, shot in the leg, and robbed of cash after using an ATM at a North Toledo gas station early Tuesday, authorities said.

7/2/2014 12:00 AM
Nurse to go to treatment for stealing painkillers
A former nurse at Regency Hospital was granted intervention in lieu of conviction Tuesday for stealing drugs from her former employer.