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  • Recycling services see major increase in water bottles

    Recycling services see major increase in water bottles

    Toledo and surrounding areas are still feeling the impact from the water crisis. During the height of the crisis, residents were worried about getting their hands on bottled water. Now all those extra bottles are causing extra waste. 13abc's Kristi Leigh has the story.
  • Perrysburg business owners criticize roundabout plans

    Perrysburg business owners criticize roundabout plans

    Plans for a roundabout in downtown Perrysburg were met with criticism, and a lot of it, from small business owners. It all happened during Perrysburg's economic development meeting Wednesday night.
  • Perrysburg Costco plans moving forward

    Perrysburg Costco plans moving forward

    Plans to bring a new Costco store to Perrysburg are moving forward. The warehouse club recently bought 28 acres of land at the corner of Dixie Highway and Eckel Junction Road.



The water debate in Toledo continues. Tonight, council members and the administration proposed six different pieces of legislation talking about everything from the deposit policy to monthly billing. Three of the ordinances were tabled for the time being which is a move in the right direction according to the administration. "Everybody realized that the immediate need is to fix our water plant," said Department of Public Utilities Commissioner Dave Welch.


Toledo city council expects to have a new president tomorrow. Last week, the county Democratic Executive Committee announced its support for Paula Hicks Hudson to take over the top spot. That, after Joe McNamara stepped down as president to focus on his run for mayor. The democrats have an overwhelming majority on council.


(AP) - A judge hopes to complete jury selection early this week in the Ohio triple murder trial in a plot to lure robbery victims with phony Craigslist job offers. A fourth day of jury selection got under way this morning in Akron in the trial of 53-year-old Richard Beasley.


(AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder has proposed to raise gasoline taxes and vehicle registration to raise money for work on Michigan's roads, and is getting support from the business community for that initiative. But his idea is getting a cool reception in the Legislature. But groups representing manufacturers, farmers and the tourism industry say doing nothing is unacceptable.


(AP) - Jurors will resume deliberations tomorrow in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. The panel cut deliberations short today because of a sick juror. Kilpatrick, his father and a city contractor are charged with running a criminal enterprise that relied on kickbacks, bribes and rigged contracts.


(AP) - There's a lot of urgent rhetoric but nothing indicating the White House and congressional Republicans are actively negotiating a deal to avoid the looming automatic spending cuts. President Barack Obama warned today that "the uncertainty is already having an effect" and "companies are preparing layoff notices." House Speaker John Boehner continued the call for spending cuts saying, "Mr. President, you got your tax increase. It's time to cut spending here in Washington."


(AP) - Police in Las Vegas have issued a warrant for an ex-convict identified as the prime suspect in a shooting and fiery crash that killed three people last week on the Vegas strip. Police are looking for Ammar Harris, and say the manhunt will be advertised on Southern Nevada billboards. The search for Harris is also extending into the southern U.S. as records show that he previously lived in South Carolina and Georgia.


(AP) - Furniture giant IKEA says it is withdrawing stocks of its frozen meatballs from stores in 24 nations including Thailand and the Dominican Republic after discovering they might contain horse meat. IKEA is stressing though that its U.S.-based meatballs are all-American and not subject to recall.


(AP) - She can hold a note and a secret. Singer Janet Jackson was married. A representative for Jackson confirmed that the entertainer and Wissam Al Mana wed last year. In a joint statement to Entertainment Tonight, Jackson and Al Mana said their wedding was a "quiet, private and beautiful ceremony."

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