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Modified Lucas County Fair Focuses On 4-H And FFA Projects

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — The sound of moos, bleats, neighs, quacks and oinks will still fill the barns. A queen will be crowned. The stucco building will be filled with 4-H and FFA projects, and the famous milkshakes will still be served. Lucas County Fair Senior Fair Board president Shane …

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Task Force 20 Aids Veterans With Free Gym Memberships

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Every day, 20 veterans are lost through suicide. Sometimes, it’s the result of depression or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or the feeling of isolation in returning to civilian life. Understanding the challenges that veterans face, Army veteran Jason Graven decided to do something about …

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Lucas County Libraries Begin Phased-In Reopening Plan

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — This week, all branch libraries in the Toledo Lucas County Public Library system began accepting items in drop-off bins.  The action marks the beginning of a phased-in approach to reopening the library system, explained Maumee Branch Library manager Allison Fiscus. The branches may open to …

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Big Guns Get A Facelift Thanks To Eagle Scout

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — As Tyler Baden goes for regular runs, bike rides or drives in his Jeep, he often passes the Whitehouse American Legion on Providence Street. “I always ride my bike by here every few days and I noticed they needed to be repainted or refurbished,” Tyler said, …

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Toledo Humane Society Closed To Public, But Foster Families Needed

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, even the animals at the Toledo Humane Society have had to make adjustments. Although the organization falls under the “essential business” category, which allows them to remain open, operations have been scaled back significantly, said marketing director Abbey Hall. “As the …

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