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Got a product idea you'd like to see on Walmart's shelves? The retail giant is holding a contest that could make that dream a reality!

The contest is called "Get on the Shelf." Entrepreneurs and inventors can enter products in any of the store's categories, such as clothing, electronics and household goods.

The public will vote online for the top three finalists, which will be sold on Walmart.com.

The top winner will be sold in the stores nationwide.

Learn more at GetOnTheShelf.com.

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    A local radio D.J. and morning show host has a new gig and he's leaving town. Sid Kelly has been on the air at 92.5 KISS FM for the past three years. He took over for Andrew Z. Two months ago, Clear Channel did not renew Kelly's contract. He's now preparing for a new gig in Tulsa, Oklahoma. You'll be able to hear him online, on K-Hits, starting Monday, August 11. Kelly broke the news to his followers on Facebook and says he's going to miss Toledo. The 39-year-old went to Ohio State and he's c...

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