Ohio tap water cleared to drink

Toledo mayor declares it's safe; some residents wary

Posted: August 5, 2014 at 3:40 a.m.

TOLEDO, Ohio — Two days after warning some 400,000 people in Ohio and Michigan not to drink their tap water, the mayor of Ohio’s fourth-largest city declared Monday that the water was now safe and took a sip.

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