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Protesting a Broken System

Organizer Ruth Leonard paced the crosswalk outside of the Toledo Police Safety Building, motivating the gathering crowd through her megaphone. A diverse group cheered her on through masked faces. Many carried signs, and all stood in solidarity for a cause. No one could anticipate the impending chaos ahead. The Police Accountability March, hosted by the

Local Voices That Matter

The Community Solidarity Response Network of Toledo organized a rally on Saturday, May 30 held in front of the Safety Building which houses the offices of the Toledo Police Department.  The rally was to protest unchecked violence against Black citizens. Inspired by the recent murders of Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia, Breonna Taylor in Louisville and

Lake Erie: Dead or Alive

The Lake Erie Bill of Rights (LEBOR) – an innovative new law that grants legal personhood to Lake Erie with the intent of enabling stronger legal action against its polluters— is widely seen as Toledo’s frustrated response to government inaction. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has always had the ability to enforce provisions of the

Top Docs 2020

Special Advertising Section Doctor’s Orders Advice from area professionals Health care workers have long been heroes, and their dedication to our community’s safety and happiness has continued to prove itself in the past few months. As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, our annual guide to local doctors comes with a special relevance. Over the last weeks,

Love in the Time of COVID-19

Your guide to socially distanced weddings Our coverage of what’s new in wedding planning this spring had to be significantly different because, well, what’s new is COVID-19. How do you plan a wedding when there is so much uncertainty surrounding large gatherings? We asked one couple who recently tied the knot in mid-March how they