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8/6/2014 12:21 PM
Democratic convention team visits Columbus
COLUMBUS — A circus-like atmosphere complete with jugglers on stilts, a mime who dropped character at the sight of a microphone, street musicians, and costumed team mascots today greeted members of a screening committee in town to judge Columbus as potential host for the next Democratic National Convention.

8/6/2014 12:00 AM
Collins: Keep conserving water
Toledo’s mayor on Tuesday urged residents to conserve water for the remainder of the summer as the toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie remains a threat to the city’s drinking-water supply.

8/6/2014 12:00 AM
Cedar Fair profits dip
SANDUSKY — Nicked by bad luck and bad winter weather, Cedar Fair L.P. said Tuesday that its second quarter profits decreased 7 percent to $43.9 million, or 79 cents per share.

8/6/2014 1:14 AM
Brint-King roundabout opens
The roundabout at King and Brint roads opened at noon today, a week later than planned.

8/6/2014 12:00 AM
Water bottles overflow recycle bins
Blue recycling bins — some packed with plastic water bottles — dotted the curbs along Maumee’s residential streets.

8/6/2014 12:00 AM
Man found guilty in strangling death
A Toledo man was found guilty today of a reduced charge of reckless homicide for strangling a woman during what prosecutors described as “rough sex that went horribly wrong.”

8/6/2014 12:00 AM
Speakers gather for UT water forum
Last weekend’s algae-induced water crisis needs to become as much of a galvanizing moment for the Great Lakes region as the release of Rachel Carson’s landmark 1962 book, Silent Spring, and the 1969 Cuyahoga River fire, one of the University of Toledo’s top Lake Erie researchers said on Tuesday.

8/6/2014 12:00 AM
Springfield schools levy fails
Voters overwhelmingly rejected Tuesday a new-money levy request by Springfield Local Schools, and district leaders plan to make immediate cuts to avoid a projected budget deficit.

8/6/2014 12:00 AM
Circus comes to Kelleys Island
KELLEYS ISLAND, Ohio — Before the red-and-blue big top was up, before the pink-and-green streamers were hung, before the peanuts could be passed around, nearly 800 people lined the dock on Kelleys Island late Sunday night to welcome in the Kelly Miller Circus.

8/6/2014 12:44 AM
Ray shows he was worth the trade
Baseball people were surprised when the Detroit Tigers made a trade with Washington in early December that sent pitcher Doug Fister to the Nationals for three young players.