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Calvin United Church of Christ is celebrating 110 years in the ethnic Hungarian Birmingham neighborhood of East Toledo.

 More than 110 years ago, immigrants from Hungary were flooding into Toledo. Fleeing the spread of fascism and Nazism, Hungarians arrived in America, and eventually settled in cities like Toledo in search of a better life for themselves and their families.  Many of them arrived as skilled tradesmen and women, worked as bricklayers, steelworkers and machinists. Others were skilled seamstresses, embroiderers and bakers.

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Woodmore assistant football coach Todd Bringman has been suspended after a practice incident left a 16-year-old player in a concussion.

Parents allege that Coach Bringman was abusive in disciplining the players and that the team should not have been wearing pads while practicing in excessive heat.

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As of Thursday, investigators hadn’t determined what caused the explosion at a Troy Township home that killed two persons and injured three others but did find evidence of a propane gas leak.

Michael Duchesne, a spokesman for the Ohio Fire Marshal’s office, said the investigation was on-going and the office was awaiting results from the coroner’s office.

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A Vietnam veteran and activist is urging area veterans to push for changes in the state regulations covering how they receive services.

In particular, Nick Haupricht, chairman of Remembrance, Inc., says a state law requiring veterans to show residency in a county for three months to receive services is unfair.

By comparison, someone receiving general assistance only has to show proof of one month residency.

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Lake Twp. zoning request partially approved

The Lake Township trustees Tuesday followed a recommendation by the township zoning commission and partially approved a request to rezone parcels along Woodville Road near the intersection of Mathews and Walbridge roads but denied another part of the request.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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