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Ex-relative of Gotti pleads not guilty
CLEVELAND — A reputed member of New York’s Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti pleaded not guilty Friday in what authorities say is a multimillion- dollar scam involving scrap metal and stolen cars.

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Bell, Ferner file candidate petitions
Two Mikes — Mike Bell and Mike Ferner — filed signatures today as the last of seven candidates planning to run for mayor of Toledo on Nov. 3.

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Group backs water quality funds
COLUMBUS — An agriculture-led coalition on Thursday backed the idea of borrowing $100 million a year and creating a private-public trust fund to invest in efforts to improve water quality in Ohio.

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Obama hosts King Salman of Saudi Arabia
WASHINGTON  — Hosting Saudi Arabia’s new monarch for the first time, President Barack Obama said today that the U.S. shares King Salman’s desire for an inclusive, functioning government in Yemen that can relieve that impoverished Arab country’s humanitarian crisis. Their talks also addressed the Iran nuclear deal, a source of lingering tension in the U.S.-Saudi relationship.

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Legionnaires’ linked to local ailments
Local health officials have determined that a rare but low-risk strain of Legionnaires’ disease was responsible for an outbreak of pneumonia at the Lucas County Jobs and Family Services Building in July.

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Senior administrator Cruickshank leaves UT
Cam Cruickshank, the University of Toledo senior administrator in charge of enrollment during a time when UT’s student numbers tumbled, has left the university.

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Schools, hospitals urged to split
Lloyd Jacobs, the former Medical College of Ohio president who led a merger with the University of Toledo, contends universities should no longer own or solely operate hospitals, citing “business risk,” new teaching methods, and other health-care changes.

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Employers added 173,000 jobs in August
WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month.

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Kentucky couple gets marriage license
MOREHEAD, Ky.  — A jailed Kentucky clerk asserts that the marriage licenses issued today to gay couples in Rowan County are void because she didn’t authorize them, her attorney said.

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UAE says 45 of its troops killed in Yemen
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates  — The state news agency of the United Arab Emirates says the number of its troops killed in Yemen has risen to 45.

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