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November 17, 2003

Some local economic news - Toledo lags in projected job growth. Toledo told to use its assets for creativity. AirTran departure still felt at airport. Toledo ranks 5th in U.S. as center for distribution. City’s faith in businesses not always repaid in cash. Sunday, so good for bottom lines at malls. Cash-starved restaurants ingest $2.1M in city loans. 60 city jobs to be cut in ’04 budget. - More>>
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Indie film featuring Toledo native - Katie Holmes plays the 'rebel in pigtails' in the Thanksgiving family comedy Pieces of April, now playing at Franklin Mall 6. It's rated PG-13, 81 minutes long, and directed by Peter Hedges. The film was shot digitally in two weeks with a budget of $300,000. "Pieces of April premiered at Sundance, receiving a standing ovation and later scoring a distribution deal with United Artists." Critics and movie goers are rating the film a B to B+.
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