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Andy, a Golden Retriever with soulful eyes and a gregarious personality captured Sue Bechtel’s heart from the moment in 2008 when she brought him home from the Golden Retriever Rescue Resource, Inc. (GRRR).

Andy was not Sue’s first rescue, nor her first Golden Retriever. She knew Goldens were prone to certain diseases, including hip dysplasia, thyroid and skin problems and cancer, so when he developed a limp in the summer of 2009, she called the vet to schedule an appointment.

“They thought he may have some arthritis,” said Sue, who lives outside of Whitehouse. “Though we thought he was a middle-aged dog, he may have been older – with rescues, it’s often hard for them to know for sure, so arthritis seemed a possibility.”

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For EleSondra “El” DeRomano , making peace with her past in order to help at risk youth avoid the same pitfalls she herself could not, has become a way of life.

DeRomano, a former sex worker, abuse victim, gang leader and lost soul, still spends her evenings walking the streets of East Toledo. This time, she is looking to save young women and men from the traps set out by those who would use them.

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With Daylight Savings quickly approaching, Michael Neeb, PhD, director of Mercy Sleep Services encourages everyone to be prepared to lose an hour of sleep when it comes time spring forward.

The human circadian system, or the internal ‘human clock,’ operates on chemical rhythms that tell your body when to sleep and when to be awake. These rhythms develop out of consistent schedules, and can be difficult to change. Even the one hour change to Daylight Savings time makes a noticeable, and sometimes difficult, transition for many people.

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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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