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toledoblade.com — A woman found dead at the scene of a house fire in East Toledo early Saturday left behind a son, mother, and sister. "It's a sad thing that a beautiful girl like that had to go," said Dan McNalley, 41, of Walbridge, who introduced himself as a

Person found dead at the scene of early morning east Toledo fire

toledoblade.com — A person was found dead at the scene of a fire in east Toledo early today, authorities said. The victim was found at a home in the 600 block of Oswald Street, near East Broadway Street and Starr Avenue, where a fire was reported about 4:30 a.m.,
Nov 22, 2014

BREAKING: Woman found dead at the scene of early morning east Toledo #fire identified - po.st/JtRwbW via @po_st #fatal @toledonews

Nov 22, 2014

BREAKING: Person found #dead at the scene of early morning east #Toledo #fire - po.st/mx3InC via @po_st @toledonews

Water boil advisory remains in effect in parts of Napoleon

toledoblade.com — NAPOLEON -- A water boil advisory remains in effect in parts of Napoleon today, authorities said. The affected area includes neighborhoods near Woodlawn Avenue, Highland, Clairmont, Willard, and Lagrange streets, according to Napoleon police. The boil advisory is due to a water main break that occurred in the city between 3 p.m.

Bowling Green holiday parade canceled due to weather conditions

toledoblade.com — BOWLING GREEN -- Today's annual Bowling Green holiday parade was canceled due to weather conditions. A statement posted on the city's Facebook page said the Chamber of Commerce will not reschedule the parade. RELATED: Check out The Blade Weather Page The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory until 10 a.m.
Nov 22, 2014

Bowling Green (@cityofbg) holiday parade canceled because of rainy, icy weather | The Blade | tol.bz/1FclSKb @toledonews

MMA fighters going from the octagon to the pulpit in Toledo

toledoblade.com — When people talk about fights in a church, the standard ones seem to grow from strong opinions between those who prefer traditional or contemporary music, about which translation of scripture is best, or, of course, from differences between newcomers and seasoned pew-sitters. Actual punching isn't part of the common conflict.

Is Southwyck the most vital piece?

toledoblade.com — Everyone agrees that economic development in Toledo is key. And that Matt Sapara, the mayor's economic development guru, is dedicated, smart, and an asset to the city. I know I agree. Mr. Sapara is tops. But beyond that, there is little clarity. Every day is Groundhog Day.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @toledonews: Why Southwyck is not Toledo’s most important economic development priority. | tol.bz/1uzOM47

Overflow prisoners go to Stryker

toledoblade.com — A last-minute change in how and which inmates will be booked into the Lucas County jail could mean police crews from all over the county will spend hours out of service taking defendants to the Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio in Williams County.
Nov 21, 2014

"This is grown men thumping their chests at each other." City and county leaders at it again. bit.ly/11CdIO6

Transgender event draws 50 to church in Sylvania

toledoblade.com — Nearly 50 people came together locally Thursday to participate in Transgender Day of Remembrance on the same day that a man accused of anti-transgender violence in Toledo was arraigned. At Sylvania United Church of Christ, participants remembered victims of anti-transgender violence with prayer, speeches, and fellowship.

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toledoblade.com — FREMONT - City councilmen voted tonight to take down the Ballville Dam, a century-old structure on the Sandusky River that has been more recently a staple of debate in Fremont. About 50 people attended tonight's council meeting, which began with a failed attempt by Councilman Joe Michles to table the issue.