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  • 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.
  • 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...

EVENING NEWS HEADLINES - JANUARY 8, 2013

FARR OUT

It's the end of an era for a local golf tournament. Toledo native and television star Jamie Farr is leaving the Toledo Classic which is an event that's carried his name for nearly 30 years. Marathon Petroleum has become the new title sponsor. The event will be "The Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning a& O-I." The tournament has permanently named the scholarship fund "The Jamie Farr Scholarship Fund". A news release says that is "to preserve his legacy with the tournament." http://www.13abc.com/story/20534795/toledo-classic-ends-affiliation-with-jamie-farr-marathon-to-sponsor

BG GUN VIOLENCE

Bowling Green's public information officer says city council members are taking up a resolution to reduce gun violence in BG. The proposal includes providing resources to help mentally ill and violence prone residents. It's also designed to more effectively regulate assault rifles such as the one used in last month's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

TOLEDO FLOOD INSURANCE

Dozens of Toledo homeowners are no longer required to carry flood insurance after a ruling by FEMA. A new federal report shows more than 100 properties near Cullen Park are no longer considered within the "flood plain." The new designation means flood insurance is now optional for homeowners in that area.

STRICKLAND'S FUTURE

(AP) - Democrat Ted Strickland won't be making another run for governor next year. Strickland says in a statement that he stands by his record as governor and wont' seek the office again. Strickland's decision leaves Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and Congressman Tim Ryan among the top potential Democratic challengers to incumbent Republican John Kasich.

GIFFORDS AND GUN VIOLENCE

(AP) - She's moving from a victim of gun violence to an advocate against it. Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and astronaut husband Mark Kelly have formed a political action committee to support some gun control measures. Giffords is still struggling to recover from being shot in the head two years ago today. In Tucson, bells tolled at the moment six people were killed and a dozen injured, including Giffords.

LANCE ARMSTRONG

(AP) - Lance Armstrong has agreed to a rare televised interview with Oprah Winfrey that will air next week. He's expected to address allegations that he used performance-enhancing drugs during his cycling career. Armstrong has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his seven Tour de France titles, but The New York Times reported last week he's considering an admission.

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