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4/3/2014 12:07 AM
Obama touts minimum wage hike
ANN ARBOR — With his minimum-wage proposal teed up for a vote soon in the Senate, President Obama pressed the case for economic fairness in a speech on Wednesday to an appreciative audience at the University of Michigan.

4/3/2014 12:00 AM
House of Correction vacated in 1991
A building that housed prisoners at the Toledo House of Correction near Whitehouse is to be demolished in the coming months as part of the Metroparks of the Toledo Area’s plans to develop the Blue Creek Conservation Area.

4/3/2014 12:00 PM
Air, space museum gets overhaul
WASHINGTON — Some of the most iconic artifacts of aviation and space history will be getting an updated display for the 21st century, with the Apollo moon landing as the centerpiece.

4/3/2014 12:00 AM
Volunteers sought to reveal past
JOHNSON ISLAND, Ohio — Civil War history hides under a grassy field tucked amid barren trees on Johnson Island, a patch of land in Sandusky Bay where captured Confederate prisoners were confined 150 years ago.

4/3/2014 1:53 PM
Kent student charged after shot fired
KENT, Ohio  — The Kent State University freshman who prompted a campus lockdown when he shot himself in the hand during a domestic dispute remained jailed today on a concealed weapon charge, campus police said.

4/3/2014 1:08 PM
Monroe Co. gets boost to road budgets
Monroe County will receive $664,992.85 from a special $100 million appropriation enacted by the Michigan Legislature and signed by Gov. Rick Snyder to help road-maintenance budgets depleted by severe winter conditions.

4/3/2014 1:02 PM
TPS won't extend school year
Toledo Public Schools has finalized its plan to make up days missed because of snow and cold, and the plan does not include a longer school year.

4/3/2014 12:35 PM
Stocks ease below record highs
NEW YORK — Stocks are turning lower in midday trading after a four-day advance that brought the market to record highs.

4/3/2014 2:14 AM
Fort Hood gunman was soldier
FORT HOOD, Texas  — The soldier who killed three people before committing suicide in an attack on the same Texas military base where more than a dozen people were slain in 2009 had shown no recent risks of violence, authorities said today.

4/3/2014 12:37 PM
Doctor: No more deaths expected from Fort Hood
TEMPLE, Texas  — A hospital physician says he doesn’t expect any more fatalities resulting from the shooting at Fort Hood that left three dead and wounded 16 others.