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Farmers Sue to Stop Measure Giving Lake Erie Legal Rights

An unusual ballot measure approved by voters in Ohio's fourth-largest city to give legal rights to Lake Erie is being challenged by farmers in a federal lawsuit that was filed Wednesday.    The lawsuit names the city of Toledo, where voters overwhelmingly approved the Lake Erie Bill of Rights during a special election Tuesday. The measure seeks to add new protections for Lake Erie by allowing people to file lawsuits on its behalf.    The plaintiffs, members of a...

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