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Eleven northwest Ohio counties receive funding from Ohio EPA to help homeowners with failing home septic systems

Ohio EPA is helping eligible homeowners in 11 northwest Ohio counties repair or replace failing home sewage treatment systems (HSTS) with principal forgiveness loans to their county commissions or health departments. Read More of "Eleven northwest Ohio counties receive funding from Ohio EPA to help homeowners with failing home septic systems"

Former president of tire company indicted for fraudulently avoiding nearly $10 million in taxes

The former president of a Streetsboro company was named in a 51-count indictment for allegedly filing fraudulent paperwork to avoid paying nearly $10 million in taxes and tariffs, said Acting U.S. Attorney David A. Sierleja. Read More of "Former president of tire company indicted for fraudulently avoiding nearly $10 million in taxes"

UT Rockets rank No. 22 nationally in GPA among women’s golf programs

The University of Toledo women's golf program was honored for its outstanding classroom performance this year by earning its greatest recognition to date from the Women's Golf Coaches Association last Wednesday. The Rockets' 3.723 team grade-point average during the 2016-17 academic year ranked No. 22 nationally (17th among NCAA Division I programs) with Jacksonville University leading the way with a remarkable 3.924 GPA. Read More of "UT Rockets rank No. 22 nationally in GPA among women’s golf programs"

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Former Parma insurance salesman sentenced to more than three years in prison for tax fraud

A former Parma insurance salesman was sentenced to more than three years in prison for failing to file income tax returns and failing to pay taxes, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Acting U.S. Attorney David A. Sierleja for the Northern District of Ohio. Read More of "Former Parma insurance salesman sentenced to more than three years in prison for tax fraud"

Still going strong after 225 years: Our love-hate relationship with the First Amendment

Common practice for liberals and conservatives now is to take turns calling each other enemies of the First Amendment. The results of this year's "State of the First Amendment" survey gave us the opportunity to consider these insults — and after the numbers are crunched, who is the real enemy of the First Amendment? Read More of "Still going strong after 225 years: Our love-hate relationship with the First Amendment"

Lata Nott, First Amendment Center

UT’s Zach Garber and Jordan Lauf named to NABC Honors Court

University of Toledo men's basketball players Zach Garber and Jordan Lauf have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court for a second-consecutive season. Garber and Lauf each graduated from UT following the 2016-17 academic year. To be eligible, a student-athlete has to be a member of the varsity squad with junior or senior status and hold a cumulative 3.2 GPA or higher at the conclusion of the academic year. Read More of "UT’s Zach Garber and Jordan Lauf named to NABC Honors Court"

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Bill designed to give counties more flexibility for emergency management plans

In a move that would restore an aspect of local governance to Ohio counties, Sen. William Coley, R-West Chester, has proposed Senate Bill 103 to allow county boards of commissioners to work with a county sheriff or fire chief on emergency management plans. Read More of "Bill designed to give counties more flexibility for emergency management plans"

KEITH ARNOLD, Daily Reporter Staff Writer

Ohio crews responding to help fight western wildfires

A 20-person Ohio wildfire crew from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) left Friday morning to travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where they will assist with fighting wildfires. Additionally, a wildfire crew consisting of three people and one wildfire engine left on Wednesday to travel to Phoenix, Arizona, where they will be dispatched from the Southwest Coordination Center to help fight wildfires in the region. Read More of "Ohio crews responding to help fight western wildfires"

Second District: Deputy not reckless when wrecked car towed with injured man inside

A Dayton man who was towed away in his car after he wrecked it lost his claims that the deputy who responded to the scene and the Montgomery County sheriff were reckless, an Ohio appeals court ruled. However, the man will be permitted to submit an amended lawsuit against the tow-truck company. Read More of "Second District: Deputy not reckless when wrecked car towed with injured man inside"

Kathleen Maloney, Supreme Court of Ohio

UT’s Elijah Nkansah named to Outland Trophy watch list

Toledo senior offensive lineman Elijah Nkansah (Mason, Ohio) was named to the official watch list for the Outland Trophy. The Outland Trophy is given annually to the nation's top interior lineman. Nkansah is one of only six players from the Mid-American Conference to make the watch list. Read More of "UT’s Elijah Nkansah named to Outland Trophy watch list"

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Attorney General's advisory group on student loan debt collection issues report

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's Advisory Group on Student Loan Debt Collection issued a report of its findings, including the recommendation that late fees and penalties added by colleges and universities should not be assessed interest during debt collection proceedings. Read More of "Attorney General's advisory group on student loan debt collection issues report"

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