Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Published 4 minutes ago
Committee OKs $17B V.A. health bill
WASHINGTON — House and Senate negotiators today approved a $17 billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs and reform a program scandalized by veterans’ long waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays.

Published 26 minutes ago
Consumer confidence jumps to 90.9 in July
WASHINGTON  — U.S. consumers are more confident about the economy than they have been in nearly seven years.

Updated 31 minutes ago
Local W. Nile mosquitoes found
Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been found in the Toledo area.

Updated 31 minutes ago
Items from Robinson funeral online
A Toledo man who organizes tours of local crime scenes and gravesites has collected memorabilia of Gerald Robinson — including dirt from the priest’s grave and a photograph of him in his coffin — to sell online for $350.

Updated 37 minutes ago
Real estate firms recruit agents after recession
Joe DiSalle, a broker manager at the DiSalle Real Estate Co., cannot wait for Aug. 6.

Updated 37 minutes ago
NCAA settles head injury lawsuit
CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed today to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

Published 38 minutes ago
Crayola to open family attraction
EASTON, Pa.  — Crayon manufacturer Crayola is building a family attraction in Florida, similar to the one it operates in its home state of Pennsylvania, and more could be on the way around the country.

Updated 40 minutes ago
Strong quake shakes Mexico's Gulf coast
VERACRUZ, Mexico  — A strong earthquake shook much of eastern Mexico on Tuesday, but there were no reports of damage or injury.

Updated 44 minutes ago
Lawmakers seek $225M for Israel
WASHINGTON  —Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled today to seal a $225 million boost to Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess.