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U.S.S. Toledo received Navy Unit Commendation

NORFOLK, Va. — The crew of the U.S.S. Toledo fast-attack submarine received the Navy Unit Commendation early this month for the boat’s “outstanding performance” during an eight-month deployment last year to the U.S. European Command area of operations.

Sun, 24 May 2020 15:00:00 GMT


University president: No stu­dents, no sports at Mich­i­gan

ANN ARBOR — Michigan won’t play football — or any sport — in 2020 unless students are on campus this fall, university president Mark Schlissel told the Wall Street Journal.

Sun, 24 May 2020 19:52:57 GMT


Gov. DeWine: Wearing masks shouldn't be political issue

COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine says wearing masks while in public during the coronavirus pandemic should not be a political issue but is about people acting to protect others.

Sun, 24 May 2020 19:10:12 GMT


A closer look at Toledo football's 2021 recruiting class

According to 247Sports, the University of Toledo football team has had the top recruiting class in the Mid-American Conference for four straight seasons.

Sun, 24 May 2020 18:42:37 GMT


Police investigate East Toledo homicide

Toledo police are investigating an East Toledo homicide.

Sun, 24 May 2020 17:23:13 GMT


Man shot early Sunday morning in East Toledo

One person was shot early Sunday morning in East Toledo.

Sun, 24 May 2020 14:39:02 GMT


White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

RICHMOND, Va. — Nearly two weeks ago the White House urged governors to ensure that every nursing home resident and staff member be tested for the coronavirus within 14 days.

Sun, 24 May 2020 13:59:59 GMT


Ohio prison system top in virus deaths, starts reopening anyway

COLUMBUS — Ohio has lost more inmates to coronavirus than any other state, but its prisons nonetheless must begin reopening to accommodate a slow return to business — and to crime, the prisons director said.

Sun, 24 May 2020 14:32:00 GMT


Israel's Netanyahu attacks justice system as trial begins

JERUSALEM — To the sounds of his impassioned supporters chanting outside, a defiant Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strode into a Jerusalem courtroom Sunday to face corruption charges in a long-awaited trial that has overshadowed three inconclusive elections and deeply divided the country.

Sun, 24 May 2020 11:52:44 GMT


Muslims celebrate major holiday amid curfews, virus fears

JERUSALEM — Muslims around the world on Sunday began celebrating Eid al-Fitr, a normally festive holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, with millions under strict stay-at-home orders and many fearing renewed coronavirus outbreaks.

Sun, 24 May 2020 12:06:27 GMT


Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

HONG KONG — Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district on Sunday, as thousands took to the streets to march against China’s proposed tough national security legislation for the city.

Sun, 24 May 2020 11:59:01 GMT


Hall of Fame basketball coach Sutton dies at 84

TULSA, Okla. — Eddie Sutton, the Hall of Fame basketball coach who led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament, died Saturday. He was 84.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:57:30 GMT


Lucas County Dogs for Adoption: 5/24

The dogs pictured above are among those available for adoption at Lucas County Canine Care & Control, 410 S. Erie St., Toledo. Click the image above and the arrows on the left and right to view the full gallery. Listed are the name, breed, sex, and impound number. For information, call 419-213-2800. For a complete list of dogs available for adoption, go to lucascountydogs.petfinder.com.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Thomas Siefke (1920-2020)

Thomas Siefke, who earned two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star for his illustrious military service that included time with the Marines in Iwo Jima during World War II, died at his Toledo home while surrounded by family on May 9. He was 100.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Basketball bond: Son's mission to carry dad's legacy as local hoop mentor

It wasn’t enough for Melvin Thomas, a longtime basketball coach, camp director, and trainer in Toledo, to see basketball players he trained and mentored have success playing ball at the next level.

Sun, 24 May 2020 18:36:35 GMT


Burris: COVID Days

The coronavirus is becoming a litmus test.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Dallas Gant getting by just fine at home in Lucas County

The Ohio State flag outside the front door is confirmation that you’ve reached the correct destination.

Sun, 24 May 2020 13:00:00 GMT


City assisting small businesses during pandemic

Toledo doesn't have the economic development staff of a city like Columbus or Cincinnati, but it does know how to maximize its resources and help small businesses before, during, and after a pandemic.

Sun, 24 May 2020 14:00:00 GMT


To the editor: Pandemic most important time to put life 1st

The words of one of the state’s leading anti-abortion senators, Peggy Lehner, in Thursday’s paper (“Ohio Senate comes to defense of Dr. Amy Acton; judge earlier rules she overstepped authority”) were a refreshing eye opener.

Sun, 24 May 2020 04:00:00 GMT


Blade call center closed on Memorial Day

The Blade's Customer Care Call Center will not be staffed on Memorial Day.

Sun, 24 May 2020 11:00:00 GMT


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