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Northern Ohio residents cleaning up, making holiday adjustments after heavy rains, flooding


Residents in northern Ohio are continuing cleanup efforts after heavy weekend rains, as much of the state braces for more wet weather.

The Blade reports ( ) organizers are making adjustments for Thursday's Fourth of July celebration in Woodville in Sandusky County by moving some tents and attractions to higher ground.

Southwest of Toledo, water continued to inch up Monday in Grand Rapids along the Maumee River, causing many businesses to place sandbags at their entrances and close temporarily.

West of Cleveland, dozens of Bay Village residents attended the city council meeting Monday evening to discuss a week of flooding that's raised concerns about the city's sewer system.

Boaters on Catawba Island say they're cleaning up after storms cut several boats loose, but are looking ahead to the holiday weekend.

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