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CLOSE CALL: Buckeyes Barely Hang On To Beat Toledo

AP | RUSTY MILLER | Posted 11.10.2011 | Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio — For 90 years, Ohio State has stayed unbeaten against every in-state opponent it's played. On Saturday at Ohio Stadium, the str...

Top 5 Most Outrageous Shootouts Caught On Camera (VIDEO)

newsone.com | David Moye | Posted 10.19.2011 | Crime

While shootouts used to be only accessible in movie theaters, surveillance and cell phone cameras allow us to see the real thing: dangerous shootings ...

Woman Claims Ex-Husband Tied Up Missing Teen

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 10.15.2011 | Crime

TOLEDO, Ohio — The ex-wife of a man accused of killing a schoolgirl in 1967 recounted at his trial Monday that she was hanging baby clothes in t...

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty To Killing 3 Family Members

AP | Posted 10.12.2011 | Crime

PORT CLINTON, Ohio — A northern Ohio man accused of killing his father, stepmother and stepbrother pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of aggr...

Sephardic Spain: Mazel Bueno

Bob Schulman | Posted 09.02.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

2011-07-03-Screenshot20110703at7.21.58PM.jpg Self-described as "Jerusalem West," the 2,000-year-old city of Toledo in central Spain at one time had the country's largest concentration of Jews.

Norma Lyon, 'Butter Cow Lady,' Dies At 81

AP | By MARGERY A. BECK | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts

-- Norma "Duffy" Lyon, whose life-size butter sculptures of cows, Elvis and even Jesus and his disciples delighted Iowa state fairgoers for nearly ha...

10 Cities That Will Take A Decade To Recover From Recession

24/7 Wall Street | Charles B. Stockdale | Posted 08.27.2011 | Business

24/7 Wall St.: The Great Recession officially began in December 2007 and ended in July 2009. This doesn’t mean that the economy has returned to wh...

Chrysler Will Soon Sever Ties With U.S. Government

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

DETROIT — Chrysler Group LLC, newly profitable and confident in its revamped products, will soon sever its ties with the U.S. government after m...

Taco Bell Tests Nacho Cheese Doritos Taco Shells

Posted 06.13.2011 | Home

Though plenty of college kids have probably had this exact idea late at night (worth noting is the 2009 launch of a new Doritos flavor, Late Night Tac...

Sisters Act: Siblings Create Petition Against School Budget Cuts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In Ohio, two sibling elementary school students created a "kids-only" petition against budget cuts at Toledo public schools. They have collected over ...

FIU Wins Little Caesars Pizza Bowl With Last-Second FG

AP | NOAH TRISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DETROIT — Jacob Younger caught the pass near midfield, flipped the ball to his team's top player and hoped for the best. T.Y. Hilton took the l...

For the Future of Higher Education, Keep Your Eye on Toledo

Kristin Conklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Kristin Conklin

The U.S. is a leader in higher education spending, but ranks only 10th among developed nations in its proportion of younger adults with college degrees. The U.S. is simply not getting enough value out of the money it spends.

An American in South Africa -- Or, Why Soccer Really Matters

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

We bonded when we went to see Brazil play Cameroon during the '94 World Cup. It was one of the great days of my life. It made me understand something about two worlds that I didn't know anything about.

Losing Toledo Again?

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The Davis-Besse nuclear power plant in Toledo, Ohio, became infamous in 2002 when a corrosive leak in the reactor vessel almost led to what could have been a catastrophic radiation release.

Taking Back Homes From the Banks: Exercising the Human Right to Housing

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Quigley

With the millions of homeless living in our communities and the millions of empty foreclosed houses all across our communities, groups have decided to put them together.

Moses Maimonides: Arab Jew, Religious Humanist

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

The figure of Moses Maimonides (ca. 1138-1204), perhaps the greatest post-Talmudic rabbi, exemplifies the complications and pitfalls involved in the Arabic articulation of Judaism.

Teabaggers' New Cry: "Mrs. Obama, Hands Off Our Obesity"

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

One day after the passage of an historic health care reform bill, the Tea Party movement turned its attention to a new target today: First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign against obesity.

Cavaliers owner presses support for Ohio casinos

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KENT, Ohio — The majority owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers is defending a plan to put casinos in four Ohio cities.

Dan Gilbert is a chief investor in the proposal. He will face an opponent during a televised debate Monday at Kent State University.

Rob Walgate, vice president of the Ohio Roundtable policy group, will represent opponents of Issue 3, a ballot issue that if approved would change Ohio's Constitution and allow one casino in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo.

The debate will be taped at 4 p.m. and will air at 10 p.m. on ONN-TV, a news station that is available on cable systems in most Ohio counties.

Supporters of the November ballot amendment say casinos will create 34,000 jobs, while opponents say it will also cause jobs to be lost and would establish a lower tax rate than other states have for their casinos.

Toledo LIVE On Twitter: Local News, Sports, People

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Follow the latest in Toledo LIVE through our curated Twitter lists: local news, local sports, and local people via tweets. Do you know a tweeter who'...

Retired Couple Save Abandoned Pets

The Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A retired couple in Eastern Michigan has opened their home and their hearts to desperate cats abandoned by their owners as they were forced out of the...

Toledo Blows Out Buffs As CU Drops To 0-2

Boulder Daily Camera | Kyle Ringo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

TOLEDO -- The two losses have been identified, but from where will the 10 wins come? The Colorado defense is a sieve. The offense is mistake-pron...

Arabia Felix 103: Despite Crippling Travails, Yemen Draws Eager Tourists

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

The inhospitable terrain, weather and occasional kidnapping of foreigners may keep the faint-hearted at bay, but itinerant archeologists, scholars and adventure seekers still flock to Arabia Felix.

Solar Toledo: City's Makeover From Glass City To Solar Valley

ABC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

To secure its future, Toledo, once known as the Glass City, embraced its past; Toledo is where glass was first mass-produced for bottles, buildings, a...

Zavier's Day With Obama In Toledo

Teresa McCoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Teresa McCoy

I could see by the look on the faces in the crowd that people in Ohio are hungry for a real leader, one who recognizes that everyday folks are the ones who matter.