Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Updated 5 hours ago
Filters may work, but tests needed
Since Toledo’s Aug. 2-4 water crisis, many who were affected undoubtedly have asked themselves if there is a system they could have installed beforehand — or have installed now — to protect against the deadly threat of microcystin toxins.

Published 5 hours ago
Existing home sales rise for 4th month
WASHINGTON — Sales of existing U.S. homes rose for the fourth straight month in July to their highest level in nearly a year, the latest sign that the housing recovery is picking up after stumbling at the start of the year.

Published 6 hours ago
Jobless claims fall to 298,000
WASHINGTON  — Fewer people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, another sign the job market is improving.

Updated 6 hours ago
Authorities hunt for journalist's killer
LONDON — Police and intelligence services are using image analysis and voice-recognition software, studying social media postings and seeking human tips as they scramble to identify the militant recorded on a video showing the killing of American journalist James Foley.

Published 7 hours ago
Shooting reported in central Toledo
After a reported shooting in central Toledo today, one person was taken to a local hospital, police said.

Updated 8 hours ago
No decision on Perrysburg project
A Perrysburg City Council committee took no action on plans for a $2.3 million downtown beautification project that would add a median and roundabout on Louisiana Avenue after public comment at a meeting Wednesday was overwhelmingly against the project. 

Updated 9 hours ago
Microcystin may follow blooms
GIBRALTAR ISLAND, Ohio — From the boat docks of Ohio State University’s Stone Laboratory, practically a stone’s throw from the party headquarters known as Put-in-Bay tiny green specs are in the early stages of bunching up and floating on Lake Erie’s surface.

Published 9 hours ago
Report: Russia conducts checks at McDonalds
MOSCOW  — Russian news agencies reported today that the country’s food safety agency will conduct checks on McDonald’s restaurants in the Urals following food safety complaints, a day after four branches of the chain were shuttered in Moscow.

Published 9 hours ago
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

Published 9 hours ago
39 dead in Japan landslides
TOKYO — Japanese police say the death toll from rain-triggered landslides on the outskirts of Hiroshima city has risen to 39, with 51 people still missing.