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Toledo Ups Spending On Chemicals To Treat Water

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The blue-green algae inundating Lake Erie and some other Ohio lakes is fueled by fertilizer runoff from farm fields and lawns.
2:14PM
August
29, 2014

Making sure drinking water is safe in Toledo will cost nearly $2 million more than the city expected.

Farmers At Least Partly To Blame For Toledo Water Crisis

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The blue-green algae inundating Lake Erie and some other Ohio lakes is fueled by fertilizer runoff from farm fields and lawns.
8:46AM
August
5, 2014

About a half-million people were told to avoid their tap water after tests showed a toxin linked to algae found in Lake Erie. That algae is fueled by fertilizer runoff.

Ohio Attorney General To Monitor Bottled Water Prices In Toledo

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The Ohio Attorney General's office has encouraged Toledo area residents who think they were overcharged for bottled water to contact his office.
12:40PM
August 4, 2014

Ohio investigators are monitoring bottled water prices in the Toledo area after possible price-gouging complaints.

Toledo Mayor Lifts Water Ban

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Toledo officials issued the water warning in Ohio's fourth-largest city early Saturday after tests revealed the presence of a toxin likely from algae on Lake Erie.
7:26AM
August
4, 2014

Ohio’s fourth-largest city warned residents not to use city water early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed readings for microcystin above the standard for consumption, most likely from algae on Lake Erie.

Census Data Show Columbus Is Growing Fast

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No other large Ohio city comes close to Columbus' growth between 2010 and 2013.
9:04AM
May 22, 2014

The city grew by 4.3 percent from 2010 through 2013, to 822,553 residents. Columbus is still the country’s 15th largest city, just behind San Francisco in population.

Mandel Car Crash Raises Questions About Campaign Finance Laws

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Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel.
7:30AM
August
29, 2013

A car crash involving the Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel that was kept quiet until now is raising questions about campaign finance laws and his transportation.

Former Marine Gets 20 Years For Arson At Ohio Mosque

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The fire caused extensive smoke and water damage throughout the building.
7:53AM
April 17, 2013

A former Marine from Indiana has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after admitting he started a fire inside a northwest Ohio mosque because he wanted revenge for the killings of American soldiers overseas.

Five Found Dead In Toledo In Apparent Murder-Sucide

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7:14AM
November
13, 2012

Police say three children, their uncle, and their grandmother have been found dead inside a Toledo garage in what appears to be a murder-suicide.

Controversy Continues Over Romney Jeep Comment In NW Ohio

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to supporters in Worthington a day after making the controversial comment about Jeep at a Defiance, Ohio rally.
8:00AM
October
31, 2012

The Republican presidential candidate’s campaign is defending the comment about Jeep moving production to China, despite the Chrysler CEO restating that Jeep has no plans to move Toledo auto jobs overseas.

Three Dead After Northwest Ohio Apartment Shooting

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6:56AM
October
17, 2012

Police say three people are dead – including a 3-year-old child – after a shooting at an apartment complex near Toledo.