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    Police clean up at Dustin Court encampment

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    Update: Chapman headed to seat on circuit court bench

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    Peralta retains seat on Mac City Council

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    Holbrook, McGraw, Price win Dayton council seats

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    Chapman leading the way in judge's race

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    State Rep. Nearman bests Jaffer in HD 23

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    Along the Street: MEDP will expand jobs ‘pipeline’ for local youth

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    Rake wins Carlton mayor seat

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    Amity advances to semifinals after crushing Nyssa, 58-13

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    Sheridan bounced from playoffs by Kennedy, 27-6

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    Eight former players file Title IX claim against Linfield head volleyball coach; college begins formal investigation

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