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TPS delays the start of Head Start

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Today was supposed to be the first day of school for all Toledo Head Start students but hundreds of students had to stay at home.
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Cedar Point announces Mantis is out October 19th

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Cedar Point has announced that the Mantis Roller Coaster is shutting down. More>>

Samaria road nearly finished in Monroe County Video included

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Over the state line in Monroe County, 6 months made a world of difference in terms of road conditions.This winter, cars could barely get down streets, like Samaria. But today, it's smooth sailing as the nearly $5 million dollar project nears completion."I think it's great," Nick Koepke, who lives on Samaria said.Not only does he call the street home, it's also where he does business.He says the potholes causes a lot of headaches over the years."It was terrible," he told 13abc. "There were spo... More>>

MI Fire Dept warns of "unstable silo"

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An Ida, Michigan street is closed tonight because of what the fire department calls an "unstable silo. More>>

Low cost Toledo animal clinic serves up creative way to raise money Video included

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Humane Ohio is a low cost spay neuter clinic that fixes thousands of dogs and cats every year. You have a chance to have help raise money for the non-profit organization and get a great meal. The annual "spay-ghetti" dinner is later this month. It is Humane Ohio's biggest fundraiser of the year.Organizers hope to bring in about $15,000 at this year's event. Humane Ohio Development and Marketing Director Kristy Kissoff that money helps them keep prices down at the clinic, "This year we are o... More>>

Local call center is hiring Video included

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A Toledo-based company that does business around the country is growing again. The Universal Marketing Group is a local call center that takes infomercial orders and the company is hiring dozens of new employees.
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Dumpster diving for a cause Video included

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A San Diego man on a campaign to bring awareness about food waste stopped in Toledo.
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Police overtime “wasn’t cheap” for Perrysburg Township during Hip Hop Fest Video included

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Disappointed ticket-holders are alleging they were ripped off after promoted headliners don't perform.

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National Weather Service gets radar upgrade Video included

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New software will allow radar to scan storms near ground every 2 minutes instead of 4.

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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

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An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the Islamic State group that showed the beheading of fellow American journalist James Foley.
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  • Man drowns after boat sinks in Indian Lake

    Man drowns after boat sinks in Indian Lake

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:49 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:49:48 GMT
     Authorities recovered the body of a 22-year-old man from a western Ohio lake after responding to a call about a sinking boat.
     Authorities recovered the body of a 22-year-old man from a western Ohio lake after responding to a call about a sinking boat.
  • Local pet food bank in dire need of donations

    Local pet food bank in dire need of donations

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:16:38 GMT
    Humane Ohio operates a pet food bank to help those in need, feed their animals, but now the food bank is in need of help.
    Humane Ohio operates a pet food bank to help those in need, feed their animals, but now the food bank is in need of help.
  • Local soldier is sole survivor of deadly blast, now recovering at home

    Local soldier is sole survivor of deadly blast, now recovering at home

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:53:16 GMT
    She was injured when a bomb exploded on base in Afghanistan. Now a local soldier is home visiting family.
    She was injured when a bomb exploded on base in Afghanistan. Now a local soldier is home visiting family.
  • Epi pens in schools could save lives

    Epi pens in schools could save lives

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:44:08 GMT
    Schools are being asked to keep epi-pens on hand to deal with life-threatening allergic reactions.
    Schools are being asked to keep epi-pens on hand to deal with life-threatening allergic reactions.
  • Watch out for sports memorabilia scams

    Watch out for sports memorabilia scams

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:40:50 GMT
    Counterfeit sports memorabilia is a $180 million dollar a year business. But experts say there are ways to avoid being scammed.
    Counterfeit sports memorabilia is a $180 million dollar a year business. But experts say there are ways to avoid being scammed.
  • Blade Briefing - September 2

    Blade Briefing - September 2

     

    Toledo has to pay back nearly $400,000 in federal grant money
  • Cullen Park closing for major upgrades

    Cullen Park closing for major upgrades

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:59 PM EDT2014-09-02 20:59:49 GMT
    Changes are coming to Cullen Park in Point Place. Construction crews shut down the 36-acre park for the rest of the year to make major repairs.
    Changes are coming to Cullen Park in Point Place. Construction crews shut down the 36-acre park for the rest of the year to make major repairs.
  • COPS grant violation costing taxpayers $400,000

    COPS grant violation costing taxpayers $400,000

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:38 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:38:02 GMT
    The federal government wants Toledo to pay back some grant money the city should not have spent.
    The federal government wants Toledo to pay back some grant money the city should not have spent.
  • Hancock-Wood Electric urges conservation during Load Control Alert

    Hancock-Wood Electric urges conservation during Load Control Alert

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-09-02 19:23:43 GMT
    The Hancock Wood Electric Cooperative says because of extreme weather conditions, it's issuing a "Load Control" alert to help control peak demand. The power company says the alert runs from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.
    The Hancock Wood Electric Cooperative says because of extreme weather conditions, it's issuing a "Load Control" alert to help control peak demand. The power company says the alert runs from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.
  • Summer will end cold and dry for 2014

    Summer will end cold and dry for 2014

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:58 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:58:28 GMT
    Rain was more than 2.6" below average.
    Rain was more than 2.6" below average.
  • BGSU suspends Houston for two years

    BGSU suspends Houston for two years

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-09-02 16:52:13 GMT
    Bowling Green State University suspended former football player William Houston for two years.The suspension follows Houston's arrest and indictment on an attempted rape charge.
    Bowling Green State University suspended former football player William Houston for two years.The suspension follows Houston's arrest and indictment on an attempted rape charge.
  • GOP lawmakers in Ohio seek vote on photo ID bill

    GOP lawmakers in Ohio seek vote on photo ID bill

    Several Republican state lawmakers want to force the Ohio House to vote on a bill requiring voters in the swing state to show photo identification at the polls.
    Several Republican state lawmakers want to force the Ohio House to vote on a bill requiring voters in the swing state to show photo identification at the polls.
  • Ontario police: Bieber charged with assault

    Ontario police: Bieber charged with assault

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:53:59 GMT
    Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police say Tuesday that the incident happened Friday afternoon near Bieber's hometown of Stratford and that he was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 29.
    Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario. Ontario Provincial Police say Tuesday that the incident happened Friday afternoon near Bieber's hometown of Stratford and that he was released on a promise to appear in court Sept. 29.
  • Court upholds death sentence for Cleveland killer

    Court upholds death sentence for Cleveland killer

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:23:32 GMT
    The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man condemned to die for shooting a woman at a Cleveland laundry mat. The court's 6-1 ruling came in the case of Jeremiah Jackson, convicted of killing Tracy Pickryl in 2009 at the end of a crime spree in Cleveland, Sandusky and Lorain.
    The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man condemned to die for shooting a woman at a Cleveland laundry mat. The court's 6-1 ruling came in the case of Jeremiah Jackson, convicted of killing Tracy Pickryl in 2009 at the end of a crime spree in Cleveland, Sandusky and Lorain.
  • Dollar General upping its bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General upping its bid for Family Dollar

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:53:52 GMT
    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dollar General is boosting its bid for rival Family Dollar to approximately $9.1 billion and says it's now willing to more than double the number of stores it would shed to avoid trouble with regulators.The newest bid from Dollar General is worth $80 per share, up from $78.50. Dollar General's previous bid, worth nearly $9 billion, was rejected by Family Dollar in favor of an offer of about $8.5 billion one Dollar Tree Inc.Dollar General Corp. said Tuesday it will...
    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dollar General is boosting its bid for rival Family Dollar to approximately $9.1 billion and says it's now willing to more than double the number of stores it would shed to avoid trouble with regulators.The newest bid from Dollar General is worth $80 per share, up from $78.50. Dollar General's previous bid, worth nearly $9 billion, was rejected by Family Dollar in favor of an offer of about $8.5 billion one Dollar Tree Inc.Dollar General Corp. said Tuesday it will...
  • Artist finishing up statue of "Smokin' Joe" Frazier

    Artist finishing up statue of "Smokin' Joe" Frazier

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:40:03 GMT
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier?"Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky," said Robin Hazel, who was visiting the city recently from Ottawa, Canada. "Rocky is great, it's a movie. But Joe Frazier's real. And he's Philadelphia....
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Busloads of tourists line up every day in Philadelphia to take photos with a statue of Rocky Balboa, the fictional heavyweight fighter made famous by Sylvester Stallone.Will they line up for pictures with a sculpture of real hometown champion Joe Frazier?"Properly promoted, I think it would be much, much bigger than Rocky," said Robin Hazel, who was visiting the city recently from Ottawa, Canada. "Rocky is great, it's a movie. But Joe Frazier's real. And he's Philadelphia....
  • Indianapolis Colts owner in court Tuesday

    Indianapolis Colts owner in court Tuesday

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:23 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:23:42 GMT
    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is scheduled to appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing on drug-related charges he faces from a traffic stop in March.Irsay was due to appear in a Hamilton County court in Noblesville on Tuesday morning.The 55-year-old Irsay has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with a Schedule I or II controlled substance in his body.He was arrested March 16 near his home in the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel...
    NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) - Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay is scheduled to appear in court for a change-of-plea hearing on drug-related charges he faces from a traffic stop in March.Irsay was due to appear in a Hamilton County court in Noblesville on Tuesday morning.The 55-year-old Irsay has pleaded not guilty to charges of driving while intoxicated and driving with a Schedule I or II controlled substance in his body.He was arrested March 16 near his home in the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel...
  • Fallen Sandusky officer memorialized

    Fallen Sandusky officer memorialized

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:17 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:17:48 GMT
    Memories of officer Andy Dunn are still fresh in the minds of his fellow Sandusky police officers."He was a fun loving guy," Sandusky police chief, John Orzech said.Now, three and a half years after his death, Dunn has an honor chair inside of the department. His name, the department badge and the date he was shot and killed in the line of duty are engraved into the wood."We feel blessed to have this chair in our roll call room to keep Andy's memory alive," Chief Orzech said. Tributes to thei...
    Memories of officer Andy Dunn are still fresh in the minds of his fellow Sandusky police officers."He was a fun loving guy," Sandusky police chief, John Orzech said.Now, three and a half years after his death, Dunn has an honor chair inside of the department. His name, the department badge and the date he was shot and killed in the line of duty are engraved into the wood."We feel blessed to have this chair in our roll call room to keep Andy's memory alive," Chief Orzech said. Tributes to thei...
  • FBI investigates stolen nude photos

    FBI investigates stolen nude photos

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-09-02 02:12:31 GMT
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI says it is addressing allegations that nude photos of several female celebrities have been stolen and posted online. A statement released by the agency Monday afternoon doesn't elaborate on what steps are being taken to determine how intimate images of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other stars were leaked. The photos of Lawrence and others began appearing online Sunday. The 24-year-old's publicist called the release of the images a violation of the act...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - The FBI says it is addressing allegations that nude photos of several female celebrities have been stolen and posted online. A statement released by the agency Monday afternoon doesn't elaborate on what steps are being taken to determine how intimate images of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and other stars were leaked. The photos of Lawrence and others began appearing online Sunday. The 24-year-old's publicist called the release of the images a violation of the act...
  • Major construction project could tie up traffic

    Major construction project could tie up traffic

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:20:52 GMT
     A major construction project is about to start along State Route 420 in Wood County and that could mean delays for drivers, but ODOT hopes it will eventually clear up congestion.
     A major construction project is about to start along State Route 420 in Wood County and that could mean delays for drivers, but ODOT hopes it will eventually clear up congestion.
  • Olive Garden restaurants honor first responders with free lunch

    Olive Garden restaurants honor first responders with free lunch

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:13:04 GMT
    Workers at Olive Garden have developed an amazing relationship with the people who keep us safe. So they decided to honor police and fire with a free lunch.
    Workers at Olive Garden have developed an amazing relationship with the people who keep us safe. So they decided to honor police and fire with a free lunch.
  • Thousands attend first annual Northwest Ohio Labor Fest in Maumee

    Thousands attend first annual Northwest Ohio Labor Fest in Maumee

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:49 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:49:19 GMT
    This Labor Day marked the start of a new tradition at the Lucas County Fairgrounds.
    This Labor Day marked the start of a new tradition at the Lucas County Fairgrounds.

  • Early Head Start aims to offer services for whole family

    Early Head Start aims to offer services for whole family

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:44:51 GMT
    Students in Toledo's Head Start program are headed back to school soon. For the first time the program is being run by Toledo Public Schools.
    Students in Toledo's Head Start program are headed back to school soon. For the first time the program is being run by Toledo Public Schools.
  • Stretch of Angola Road closed for bridge work

    Stretch of Angola Road closed for bridge work

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:56 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:56:19 GMT
    A stretch of Angola Road that goes under I-475 will be closed beginning Tuesday for bridge work.The bridge is being widened and It's going to be shut down through December.There will be detour using McCord Road, Airport Highway and Holland-Sylvania.
    A stretch of Angola Road that goes under I-475 will be closed beginning Tuesday for bridge work.The bridge is being widened and It's going to be shut down through December.There will be detour using McCord Road, Airport Highway and Holland-Sylvania.
  • Kraft recalls some American Singles cheese

    Kraft recalls some American Singles cheese

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:50:34 GMT
     Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
     Kraft voluntarily recalled 7,691 cases of its American Singles cheese product Friday because an ingredient was stored improperly by a supplier.
  • Farmers make proactive steps to reduce runoff

    Farmers make proactive steps to reduce runoff

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:36:19 GMT
    Many farmers have their soil professionally tested every year and they only add the recommended nutrients on their crops. They are doing what they can to keep chemicals out of the runoff.
    Many farmers have their soil professionally tested every year and they only add the recommended nutrients on their crops. They are doing what they can to keep chemicals out of the runoff.
  • Water main break causes mess

    Water main break causes mess

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:32 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:32:15 GMT
    A water main break at New York Chase Streets caused a mess Monday morning in Toledo.The road was closed for several hours as crews worked to fix the leak.
    A water main break at New York Chase Streets caused a mess Monday morning in Toledo.The road was closed for several hours as crews worked to fix the leak.
  • Man found dead in barn fire, woman escapes

    Man found dead in barn fire, woman escapes

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:22:09 GMT
    One man is dead after an overnight barn fire in northern Monroe County.The sheriff's office says that barn went up in flames just before 1 a.m. Monday.It happened outside of Carelton, MI, near the intersection of Colf and Sumpter.Investigators say a 54-year-old lived in an apartment above the barn. His body was found inside.According to deputies, the man's girlfriend managed to get out alive, with burns on her hands and feet.The sheriff is waiting to release the man's identity until his famil...
    One man is dead after an overnight barn fire in northern Monroe County.The sheriff's office says that barn went up in flames just before 1 a.m. Monday.It happened outside of Carelton, MI, near the intersection of Colf and Sumpter.Investigators say a 54-year-old lived in an apartment above the barn. His body was found inside.According to deputies, the man's girlfriend managed to get out alive, with burns on her hands and feet.The sheriff is waiting to release the man's identity until his famil...
  • Labor Day parade has deep meaning for workers

    Labor Day parade has deep meaning for workers

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:14:52 GMT
    Local unions and spectators were in Downtown Toledo for the annual Labor Day Parade on Monday and participants say the event is about more to them that just another parade.
    Local unions and spectators were in Downtown Toledo for the annual Labor Day Parade on Monday and participants say the event is about more to them that just another parade.
  • Muscular dystrophy fundraiser raises $52 million

    Muscular dystrophy fundraiser raises $52 million

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:45 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:45:23 GMT
    The Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast annual telethon has raised about $52.3 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend. The two-hour "MDA Show of Strength" aired Sunday on ABC, and the organization says it will continue accepting donations through Monday.
    The Muscular Dystrophy Association's nationally broadcast annual telethon has raised about $52.3 million in contributions over the Labor Day weekend. The two-hour "MDA Show of Strength" aired Sunday on ABC, and the organization says it will continue accepting donations through Monday.
  • Body recovered, 8 rescued overnight in Indian Lake

    Body recovered, 8 rescued overnight in Indian Lake

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:01 AM EDT2014-09-01 15:01:12 GMT
    LAKEVIEW, Ohio (AP) - Authorities recovered the body of a 22-year-old man from a western Ohio lake after responding to a call about a sinking boat. An Ohio Department of Natural Resources statement says eight of the nine people on the boat were rescued. State watercraft officers say they received the call about a boat sinking on Indian Lake north of the Lakeview boat ramp around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Crews from area fire departments had already safely pulled the eight people from the water when ...
    LAKEVIEW, Ohio (AP) - Authorities recovered the body of a 22-year-old man from a western Ohio lake after responding to a call about a sinking boat. An Ohio Department of Natural Resources statement says eight of the nine people on the boat were rescued. State watercraft officers say they received the call about a boat sinking on Indian Lake north of the Lakeview boat ramp around 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Crews from area fire departments had already safely pulled the eight people from the water when ...
  • Ohio police: Wedding guest tries to steal gifts

    Ohio police: Wedding guest tries to steal gifts

    Monday, September 1 2014 10:18 AM EDT2014-09-01 14:18:09 GMT
    Police in Dayton say a wedding guest tried to make off with checks and cash for the newlyweds. Officers were called to the wedding reception late Saturday night after workers noticed that a safe had been emptied out. Police say about $6,800 was found in unopened wedding cards inside a tuxedo garment bag belonging to one of the guests.
    Police in Dayton say a wedding guest tried to make off with checks and cash for the newlyweds. Officers were called to the wedding reception late Saturday night after workers noticed that a safe had been emptied out. Police say about $6,800 was found in unopened wedding cards inside a tuxedo garment bag belonging to one of the guests.
  • Water Advisory: Toxins near South Bass Beach

    Water Advisory: Toxins near South Bass Beach

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:25:51 GMT
    For the first time this year, an algal bloom advisory is in effect for South Bass Island. Testing at the State Park Beach shows high levels of toxins in the water. It was 13 parts per billion of microcystin. That's prompting Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency to post a public health advisory.The "orange flag" cautions older people, those very young or anyone with a compromised immune system to stay out of the water near South Bass Beach. 20 parts per billion of microcystin would have laun...
    For the first time this year, an algal bloom advisory is in effect for South Bass Island. Testing at the State Park Beach shows high levels of toxins in the water. It was 13 parts per billion of microcystin. That's prompting Ohio's Environmental Protection Agency to post a public health advisory.The "orange flag" cautions older people, those very young or anyone with a compromised immune system to stay out of the water near South Bass Beach. 20 parts per billion of microcystin would have laun...
  • No human cases of the West Nile Virus in Michigan this year

    No human cases of the West Nile Virus in Michigan this year

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:17:22 GMT
    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Just two years after 17 deaths, Michigan so far is reporting no human cases of West Nile virus in 2014.A snowy winter and wet spring might lead to more mosquitoes, the carrier of West Nile. But that doesn't automatically translate into a greater risk for getting the virus.Ned Walker, an expert at Michigan State University, says the virus needs hot weather to become potent. The National Weather Service reports only a handful of days of 90 degrees or higher since June...
    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Just two years after 17 deaths, Michigan so far is reporting no human cases of West Nile virus in 2014.A snowy winter and wet spring might lead to more mosquitoes, the carrier of West Nile. But that doesn't automatically translate into a greater risk for getting the virus.Ned Walker, an expert at Michigan State University, says the virus needs hot weather to become potent. The National Weather Service reports only a handful of days of 90 degrees or higher since June...
  • Humane Society: Unethical for investigator to keep rescued horses

    Humane Society: Unethical for investigator to keep rescued horses

    Sunday, August 31 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-01 03:18:39 GMT
    A fight is brewing over two horses rescued by the Humane Society of Sandusky County.
    A fight is brewing over two horses rescued by the Humane Society of Sandusky County.
  • Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot

    Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:40 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:40:07 GMT
    Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife. The couple tied the knot Sunday in a ceremony outside Chicago, McCarthy's publicist, Brad Cafarelli, confirmed.
    Donnie Wahlberg's "Favorite Girl" Jenny McCarthy is now his wife. The couple tied the knot Sunday in a ceremony outside Chicago, McCarthy's publicist, Brad Cafarelli, confirmed.
  • Fashionably late benefit raises $24,000 for breast cancer research

    Fashionably late benefit raises $24,000 for breast cancer research

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-09-01 02:31:42 GMT
    The Fashionably Late benefit at Centennial Terrace was a huge success this year, raising more than $24,000 to fight breast cancer.
    The Fashionably Late benefit at Centennial Terrace was a huge success this year, raising more than $24,000 to fight breast cancer.
  • Libraries closed, trash pick up pushed back for Labor Day

    Libraries closed, trash pick up pushed back for Labor Day

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:53 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:53:34 GMT
    Just a reminder that Labor Day is a national holiday, so expect all banks, Post Offices and government offices to be closed on Monday.
    Just a reminder that Labor Day is a national holiday, so expect all banks, Post Offices and government offices to be closed on Monday.
  • Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:19 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:19:29 GMT
     Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Police say an X-ray clearly showed the ring inside the stomach of 25-year-old Christina Schlegel.
     Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Police say an X-ray clearly showed the ring inside the stomach of 25-year-old Christina Schlegel.
  • Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

    Dog turns on stove, which then sets laptop ablaze

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:08:07 GMT
    Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.
    Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.
  • Audit: Michigan doing good job on child support

    Audit: Michigan doing good job on child support

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:54 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:54:53 GMT
    A Michigan government audit of $2.6 billion in child support payments says that the office in charge of collecting the money is doing an effective job in making sure that parents pay what they owe and care-givers get what's coming to them.
    A Michigan government audit of $2.6 billion in child support payments says that the office in charge of collecting the money is doing an effective job in making sure that parents pay what they owe and care-givers get what's coming to them.
  • Largest space artifact ever to be restored in Dayton

    Largest space artifact ever to be restored in Dayton

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:13:51 GMT
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Restoration experts at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force are launching their largest restoration project yet at the museum in southwestern Ohio. A Titan 4B space launch vehicle that has been sitting in gigantic pieces in a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hangar near Dayton is being prepared for restoration efforts. It will be displayed in the museum's fourth building, slated to open in 2016. The Titan 4B stood more than 200 feet tall, and just one of its solid roc...
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Restoration experts at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force are launching their largest restoration project yet at the museum in southwestern Ohio. A Titan 4B space launch vehicle that has been sitting in gigantic pieces in a Wright-Patterson Air Force Base hangar near Dayton is being prepared for restoration efforts. It will be displayed in the museum's fourth building, slated to open in 2016. The Titan 4B stood more than 200 feet tall, and just one of its solid roc...
  • Wyandot County Courthouse set to get $2.25M in repairs

    Wyandot County Courthouse set to get $2.25M in repairs

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:27 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:27:25 GMT
    Officials in a northwestern Ohio county say they're moving forward with plans to give the county's historic courthouse a $2.25 million face lift.
    Officials in a northwestern Ohio county say they're moving forward with plans to give the county's historic courthouse a $2.25 million face lift.
  • AAA offering tipsy tow for holiday weekend

    AAA offering tipsy tow for holiday weekend

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:20 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:20:29 GMT
    AAA is offering its Tipsy Tow service for the holiday weekend. If you've had too much to drink, you and your car can get a free ride home for a distance of up to 10 miles.The offer runs from 6 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Call 1-800-AAA-HELP ( 1-800-222-4357) for assistance.
    AAA is offering its Tipsy Tow service for the holiday weekend. If you've had too much to drink, you and your car can get a free ride home for a distance of up to 10 miles.The offer runs from 6 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. on Tuesday morning. Call 1-800-AAA-HELP ( 1-800-222-4357) for assistance.
  • MDA car show continues to raise money to fight Muscular Dystrophy.

    MDA car show continues to raise money to fight Muscular Dystrophy.

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:05 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:05:02 GMT
    Toledoan Scott Michalak  brings his prize 1941 Willys to the MDA Labor Day Weekend Car Show every year. He makes it a family event with his brothers and dad bringing their classic cars too. They love to show off all of their hard work, but these motor heads also have soft hearts.
    Toledoan Scott Michalak  brings his prize 1941 Willys to the MDA Labor Day Weekend Car Show every year. He makes it a family event with his brothers and dad bringing their classic cars too. They love to show off all of their hard work, but these motor heads also have soft hearts.
  • Man robbed in room of Monroe Co. motel

    Man robbed in room of Monroe Co. motel

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:01 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:01:30 GMT
    A man staying at a local motel says he was held up at gunpoint while in his room.
    A man staying at a local motel says he was held up at gunpoint while in his room.
  • Slight risk for severe storms late Monday

    Slight risk for severe storms late Monday

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:56:43 GMT

     The best chance for rain will be late evening Monday into the early morning hours on Tuesday.

     The best chance for rain will be late evening Monday into the early morning hours on Tuesday.

  • Our Brother's Place thanks patrons with block party

    Our Brother's Place thanks patrons with block party

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-08-31 22:56:22 GMT
     The second annual Our Brother's Place Block Party took place in Downtown Toledo on Sunday. The event offered free food and a good time.
     The second annual Our Brother's Place Block Party took place in Downtown Toledo on Sunday. The event offered free food and a good time.
  • MI police ID woman, 91, son, 66, who died in crash

    MI police ID woman, 91, son, 66, who died in crash

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:28 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:28:22 GMT
    Michigan State police have released the names of a 91-year-old woman and her 66-year-old son who died when an SUV hit their car in southwestern Michigan.
    Michigan State police have released the names of a 91-year-old woman and her 66-year-old son who died when an SUV hit their car in southwestern Michigan.
  • Federal agent busted for waving a gun while drunk

    Federal agent busted for waving a gun while drunk

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:25:02 GMT
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     Police say an apparently drunk man arrested after allegedly brandishing a gun on a Burbank street is a federal agent.
     Police say an apparently drunk man arrested after allegedly brandishing a gun on a Burbank street is a federal agent.
  • Cookie banned from lunch menu now in demand

    Cookie banned from lunch menu now in demand

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:15 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:15:14 GMT
     A northeast Ohio school district that discontinued a popular cafeteria cookie under new federal nutritional guidelines says it's heard from plenty of people commenting on the decision or wanting to special-order the treat.
     A northeast Ohio school district that discontinued a popular cafeteria cookie under new federal nutritional guidelines says it's heard from plenty of people commenting on the decision or wanting to special-order the treat.
  • Boy, 13, shot in foot at Muskegon High School game

    Boy, 13, shot in foot at Muskegon High School game

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:54:57 GMT
    Authorities say they're investigating the shooting of a 13-year-old boy during a football game at Muskegon High School.
    Authorities say they're investigating the shooting of a 13-year-old boy during a football game at Muskegon High School.
  • Officials probe cause of leaks in Ohio dam

    Officials probe cause of leaks in Ohio dam

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:51 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:51:31 GMT
    Leaks found at a dam at a state park in southern Ohio have led the state to ask boat owners to remove their boats while officials check for the cause.
    Leaks found at a dam at a state park in southern Ohio have led the state to ask boat owners to remove their boats while officials check for the cause.
  • Tech boom in Cleveland as server farms grow

    Tech boom in Cleveland as server farms grow

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:34 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:34:15 GMT
     Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland.
     Northeast Ohio is hardly ready to usurp Silicon Valley as a high-tech mecca, but a growing number of data centers are choosing to locate in and around Cleveland.
  • 5 states fight for Tesla factory, offer nearly half a billion is subsidies

    5 states fight for Tesla factory, offer nearly half a billion is subsidies

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:27:57 GMT
     Tesla has five states bidding up subsidy packages to land a new plant.
     Tesla has five states bidding up subsidy packages to land a new plant.
  • Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

    Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:23:30 GMT
    Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
    Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
  • Mom charged in girl's death could get trust fund

    Mom charged in girl's death could get trust fund

    Sunday, August 31 2014 3:16 PM EDT2014-08-31 19:16:57 GMT
    A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund — even if she's convicted.
    A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund — even if she's convicted.
  • MI minimum wage going up

    MI minimum wage going up

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:50:10 GMT
    An increase in Michigan's minimum wage is set to launch, and with it comes a test of whether the gradual rise will help workers, harm businesses or neither.
    An increase in Michigan's minimum wage is set to launch, and with it comes a test of whether the gradual rise will help workers, harm businesses or neither.
  • Casino closing after 27 years

    Casino closing after 27 years

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:49 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:49:13 GMT
    The final curtain comes down today for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
    The final curtain comes down today for the Showboat Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
  • Old brewery remains found at VA college

    Old brewery remains found at VA college

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:48:40 GMT
    College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it.
    College students have always had a taste for beer, and archaeologists have uncovered new evidence at the College of William and Mary to prove it.
  • Earthquake near Fairbanks, AK

    Earthquake near Fairbanks, AK

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:45 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:45:20 GMT
    The Alaska Earthquake Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.
    The Alaska Earthquake Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.
  • 49er player arrested for domestic violence

    49er player arrested for domestic violence

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:39 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:39:44 GMT
    Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
    Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
  • EPA wans tougher smog rules

    EPA wans tougher smog rules

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:38 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:38:01 GMT
    The Environmental Protection Agency's staff concludes that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent.
    The Environmental Protection Agency's staff concludes that the government needs to tighten smog rules by somewhere between 7 and 20 percent.
  • OH farmers get more money to fight algae

    OH farmers get more money to fight algae

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:35 PM EDT2014-08-31 18:35:35 GMT
    The federal government is coming up with more money to help farmers cut down on the fertilizers that are feeding algae in Lake Erie.
    The federal government is coming up with more money to help farmers cut down on the fertilizers that are feeding algae in Lake Erie.
  • Bicyclist hurt in hit-and-run, driver not found

    Bicyclist hurt in hit-and-run, driver not found

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:24 AM EDT2014-08-31 14:24:45 GMT
    The Ohio State Highway Patrol is asking for your help tracking down the person behind the wheel of a vehicle when it crashed into a man on a bicycle and drove off.It happened overnight, just after 1 a.m. Sunday, on State Route 107 near Montpelier.Troopers say Troy Presnell, who's 50 and from Montpelier, was hit from behind.The accident left Presnell with serious injuries.According to the bicyclist, the vehicle that hit him sped away.Presnell was air-lifted to a hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.If y...
    The Ohio State Highway Patrol is asking for your help tracking down the person behind the wheel of a vehicle when it crashed into a man on a bicycle and drove off.It happened overnight, just after 1 a.m. Sunday, on State Route 107 near Montpelier.Troopers say Troy Presnell, who's 50 and from Montpelier, was hit from behind.The accident left Presnell with serious injuries.According to the bicyclist, the vehicle that hit him sped away.Presnell was air-lifted to a hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.If y...
  • Lima police find bike stolen from autistic child

    Lima police find bike stolen from autistic child

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:15 AM EDT2014-08-31 14:15:33 GMT
    In Lima, a family with an autistic child has its bike back.Lima police posted this picture to Facebook. At the beginning of the month, officers reported the bike and its trailer were stolen. The family told police they were very upset because the bike rides provided a great sense of joy for the autistic child. Friday afternoon, a Lima police officer spotted someone riding the bike. That person is now under arrest for receiving stolen property, and the bike and its trailer have been returned t...
    In Lima, a family with an autistic child has its bike back.Lima police posted this picture to Facebook. At the beginning of the month, officers reported the bike and its trailer were stolen. The family told police they were very upset because the bike rides provided a great sense of joy for the autistic child. Friday afternoon, a Lima police officer spotted someone riding the bike. That person is now under arrest for receiving stolen property, and the bike and its trailer have been returned t...
  • Hip-hop festival disappoints organizer, fans

    Hip-hop festival disappoints organizer, fans

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:32:29 GMT
    The problem-plagued Perrysburg Hip-Hop concert at the Mexican American festival disappointed both the organizer and fans.
    The problem-plagued Perrysburg Hip-Hop concert at the Mexican American festival disappointed both the organizer and fans.
  • Texas Firefighters Comfort Grieving Widow With Act of Kindness

    Texas Firefighters Comfort Grieving Widow With Act of Kindness

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-08-31 02:06:04 GMT
    Texas firefighters finished mowing the lawn of a man who suffered a heart attack mid-mow and comforted his wife in an act of kindness that has brought together an entire community.
    Texas firefighters finished mowing the lawn of a man who suffered a heart attack mid-mow and comforted his wife in an act of kindness that has brought together an entire community.
  • Girl, 9, dies; trapped in sand at Oregon beach

    Girl, 9, dies; trapped in sand at Oregon beach

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-31 00:38:41 GMT
    9-year-old girl died when a sand hole collapsed on her at a beach, police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City said.
    9-year-old girl died when a sand hole collapsed on her at a beach, police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City said.
  • Lucas County deputies honored

    Lucas County deputies honored

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:30 PM EDT2014-08-30 23:30:31 GMT
     The Lucas County Sheriff honored eight deputies at the Sheriff's Department's second annual picnic.

     The Lucas County Sheriff honored eight deputies at the Sheriff's Department's second annual picnic.


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  • Court upholds death sentence for Cleveland killer

    Court upholds death sentence for Cleveland killer

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-09-02 15:23:32 GMT
    The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man condemned to die for shooting a woman at a Cleveland laundry mat. The court's 6-1 ruling came in the case of Jeremiah Jackson, convicted of killing Tracy Pickryl in 2009 at the end of a crime spree in Cleveland, Sandusky and Lorain.
    The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man condemned to die for shooting a woman at a Cleveland laundry mat. The court's 6-1 ruling came in the case of Jeremiah Jackson, convicted of killing Tracy Pickryl in 2009 at the end of a crime spree in Cleveland, Sandusky and Lorain.
  • Farmers make proactive steps to reduce runoff

    Farmers make proactive steps to reduce runoff

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:36:19 GMT
    Many farmers have their soil professionally tested every year and they only add the recommended nutrients on their crops. They are doing what they can to keep chemicals out of the runoff.
    Many farmers have their soil professionally tested every year and they only add the recommended nutrients on their crops. They are doing what they can to keep chemicals out of the runoff.
  • Man found dead in barn fire, woman escapes

    Man found dead in barn fire, woman escapes

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:22 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:22:09 GMT
    One man is dead after an overnight barn fire in northern Monroe County.The sheriff's office says that barn went up in flames just before 1 a.m. Monday.It happened outside of Carelton, MI, near the intersection of Colf and Sumpter.Investigators say a 54-year-old lived in an apartment above the barn. His body was found inside.According to deputies, the man's girlfriend managed to get out alive, with burns on her hands and feet.The sheriff is waiting to release the man's identity until his famil...
    One man is dead after an overnight barn fire in northern Monroe County.The sheriff's office says that barn went up in flames just before 1 a.m. Monday.It happened outside of Carelton, MI, near the intersection of Colf and Sumpter.Investigators say a 54-year-old lived in an apartment above the barn. His body was found inside.According to deputies, the man's girlfriend managed to get out alive, with burns on her hands and feet.The sheriff is waiting to release the man's identity until his famil...
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  • Watch out for sports memorabilia scams

    Watch out for sports memorabilia scams

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:40 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:40:50 GMT
    Counterfeit sports memorabilia is a $180 million dollar a year business. But experts say there are ways to avoid being scammed.
    Counterfeit sports memorabilia is a $180 million dollar a year business. But experts say there are ways to avoid being scammed.
  • Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 1:46 PM EDT2014-09-02 17:46:44 GMT
    An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the Islamic State group that showed the beheading of fellow American journalist James Foley.
    An Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group. Sotloff, who freelanced for Time and Foreign Policy magazines, had last been seen in Syrian in August 2013 until he appeared in a video released online last month by the Islamic State group that showed the beheading of fellow American journalist James Foley.
  • Dollar General upping its bid for Family Dollar

    Dollar General upping its bid for Family Dollar

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-09-02 10:53:52 GMT
    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dollar General is boosting its bid for rival Family Dollar to approximately $9.1 billion and says it's now willing to more than double the number of stores it would shed to avoid trouble with regulators.The newest bid from Dollar General is worth $80 per share, up from $78.50. Dollar General's previous bid, worth nearly $9 billion, was rejected by Family Dollar in favor of an offer of about $8.5 billion one Dollar Tree Inc.Dollar General Corp. said Tuesday it will...
    GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dollar General is boosting its bid for rival Family Dollar to approximately $9.1 billion and says it's now willing to more than double the number of stores it would shed to avoid trouble with regulators.The newest bid from Dollar General is worth $80 per share, up from $78.50. Dollar General's previous bid, worth nearly $9 billion, was rejected by Family Dollar in favor of an offer of about $8.5 billion one Dollar Tree Inc.Dollar General Corp. said Tuesday it will...
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  • Samaria road nearly finished in Monroe County

    Samaria road nearly finished in Monroe County

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:45 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:45:11 GMT
    Over the state line in Monroe County, 6 months made a world of difference in terms of road conditions.This winter, cars could barely get down streets, like Samaria. But today, it's smooth sailing as the nearly $5 million dollar project nears completion."I think it's great," Nick Koepke, who lives on Samaria said.Not only does he call the street home, it's also where he does business.He says the potholes causes a lot of headaches over the years."It was terrible," he told 13abc. "There were spo...
    Over the state line in Monroe County, 6 months made a world of difference in terms of road conditions.This winter, cars could barely get down streets, like Samaria. But today, it's smooth sailing as the nearly $5 million dollar project nears completion."I think it's great," Nick Koepke, who lives on Samaria said.Not only does he call the street home, it's also where he does business.He says the potholes causes a lot of headaches over the years."It was terrible," he told 13abc. "There were spo...
  • MI Fire Dept warns of "unstable silo"

    MI Fire Dept warns of "unstable silo"

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:29:38 GMT
    An Ida, Michigan street is closed tonight because of what the fire department calls an "unstable silo.
    An Ida, Michigan street is closed tonight because of what the fire department calls an "unstable silo.
  • Low cost Toledo animal clinic serves up creative way to raise money

    Low cost Toledo animal clinic serves up creative way to raise money

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:54 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:54:03 GMT
    Humane Ohio is a low cost spay neuter clinic that fixes thousands of dogs and cats every year. You have a chance to have help raise money for the non-profit organization and get a great meal. The annual "spay-ghetti" dinner is later this month. It is Humane Ohio's biggest fundraiser of the year.Organizers hope to bring in about $15,000 at this year's event. Humane Ohio Development and Marketing Director Kristy Kissoff that money helps them keep prices down at the clinic, "This year we are o...
    Humane Ohio is a low cost spay neuter clinic that fixes thousands of dogs and cats every year. You have a chance to have help raise money for the non-profit organization and get a great meal. The annual "spay-ghetti" dinner is later this month. It is Humane Ohio's biggest fundraiser of the year.Organizers hope to bring in about $15,000 at this year's event. Humane Ohio Development and Marketing Director Kristy Kissoff that money helps them keep prices down at the clinic, "This year we are o...
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