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Top 5 Things to Know

The Confederate flag, immigration and repairs on I-70 all make the list.

An F-16CG aircraft defrosts on the flightline in the early morning hours at the 180th Fighter Wing, Ohio Air National Guard, Swanton, Ohio. The 180th Fighter Wing performed a unit training assembly Jan. 7 and 8, 2012 where traditional status guardsmen participate in once monthly training activities such as flying and maintaining these aircraft.(U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Beth Holliker/Released)

Be on alert for fighter jets overhead

The Toledo Air National Guard’s 180th Fighter Wing is performing training exercises. it is testing its Aerospace Control Alert system.

Trudy Price, who turned 100 on Monday, reacts while sitting on a riding lawn mower, Monday, June 9, 2014, on the campus of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Brookdale Senior Living and Wish of a Lifetime formed a partnership to provide a helping hand in making Price's dream of mowing a lawn and planting flowers come true. (AP Photo/Sentinel-Tribune, J.D. Pooley) MANDATORY CREDIT, TOLEDO BLADE OUT

Ohioans are getting older, faster

The increase in Ohio’s older population is so far outpacing overall growth that a new projection forecasts that 22 percent of the state’s re…

Fans wait in line to walk through metal detectors as they enter Great American Ball Park before the start of the Cincinnati Reds-Pittsburgh Pirates Opening day baseball game played Monday, April 6, 2015 in Cincinnati. Metal detectors are now in use at all Major League ball parks. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Is Cincy ready for All-Star game?

Police in Cincinnati are expressing confidence that the Ohio city is ready to host baseball’s All-Star Game even though a weekend melee rais…