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26 indicted on drug trafficking charges
Twenty-six members of a drug ring that brought more than $1 million worth of heroin, cocaine, and other drugs to northwest Ohio since 2010 have been indicted in U.S. District Court, authorities announced today.

Updated 24 minutes ago
Stainbrook contests ousting
COLUMBUS — Lucas County Republican Party Chairman Jon Stainbrook claims he was removed from the county board of elections by Secretary of State Jon Husted because of complaints he had filed alleging violations of state election law.

Updated 27 minutes ago
Body of man, 94, pulled from pond
A 94-year-old Perrysburg man's body was pulled from a pond today, officials said.

Updated 29 minutes ago
Diocese discourages ice bucket challenge
CINCINNATI — A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group’s funding of embryonic stem cell research is “in direct conflict with Catholic teaching.”

Updated 43 minutes ago
Airlines forecast uptick in Labor Day travel
A trade group for the nation’s big airlines predicts that air travel over the Labor Day weekend will rise 2 percent from the same holiday last year.

Updated 1 hour ago
1 killed in shooting at strip club
One man was killed and another injured when shots were fired outside a downtown Toledo strip club early today.

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Bakery that created the Twinkie to close
CHICAGO — Hostess Brands plans to close the suburban Chicago bakery where the Twinkie was invented in 1930, cutting 400 jobs and shuttering a piece of American baking history.

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Schools prepare for water crisis
Perrysburg Schools is taking a proactive approach to be prepared in case of another drinking water ban from Toledo.

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U.S. Attorney General visits Ferguson
ST. LOUIS — To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.

Updated 1 hour ago
Stocks moving mostly higher at midday
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks are moving mostly higher, pushing the Standard & Poor’s 500 index closer toward another record close.