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Toledo mayor lifts water ban in northwest Ohio

Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins raises a glass of tap water before drinking it during a news conference in Toledo, Ohio, Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. A water ban that had hundreds of thousands of people in Ohio and Michigan scrambling for drinking water has been lifted, Collins...
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Crews clear mudslides caused by California storms

An official of Forest Home Christian Conference Center in Forest Falls, Calif., inspects damage on the property following thunderstorms on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. About 1,500 residents of Oak Glen, and another 1,000 residents of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains were...
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Gay marriage arguments ring a bell in Cincinnati

FILE – In this Monday, Dec. 2, 2013 file photo, Cincinnati city councilman Chris Seelbach at a council meeting in Cincinatti. Seelbach lead a years-long effort to gain repeal in 2004 of the city’s 11-year-old ban on gay rights laws. and became the city’s first...
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Toledo mayor lifts water ban in northwest Ohio

Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, gestures as he talks about algae near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. More tests are needed to ensure that toxins...
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Crews clearing debris following California storms

An official of Forest Home Christian Conference Center in Forest Falls, Calif., inspects damage on the property following thunderstorms on Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. About 1,500 residents of Oak Glen, and another 1,000 residents of Forest Falls in the San Bernardino Mountains were...
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Son: Mother’s Ebola should spark push for cure

Jeremy Writebol holds a photograph of his mother and father before an interview with a reporter in Wichita, Kan., Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014. Jeremy is the son of Nancy Writebol, a missionary stricken with Ebola. Nancy Writebol is expected to fly Tuesday to the U.S. for treatment,...
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Toledo mayor lifts water ban in northwest Ohio

Collin O’Mara, president and CEO of the National Wildlife Federation, gestures as he talks about algae near the City of Toledo water intake crib, Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, in Lake Erie, about 2.5 miles off the shore of Curtice, Ohio. More tests are needed to ensure that toxins...

Toledo mayor: Water ban is lifted

TOLEDO (AP) — Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins says that the water ban in place this weekend has been lifted, and that drinking water is safe. Toledo warned residents not to use city water early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed readings for microcystin above the...
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For Michael Phelps, there’s no place like home

In this July 31, 2014 photo, Michael Phelps pauses before a training session at Meadowbrook Aquatic and Fitness Center in Baltimore. This is where Phelps put in most of the work to become the most decorated athlete in Olympic history. This is where he’s looking to add to...