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      Local leaders pushing for domestic violence court


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      oledo leaders came together
      Tuesday afternoon to push for stronger protections in domestic violence cases.


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      Council members Lindsay Webb, Shaun Enright, and municipal court judge Michelle Wagner held a press conference Tuesday afternoon at One Government Center to ask that a dedicated domestic violence court docket be established at Toledo Municipal Court.



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      e can take steps now to make sure we are able to seek grant dollars next year, and other sources of funding for this type of comprehensive work

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      explains Webb.


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      he leaders say recent examples of domestic violence such as the shooting death of
      Kaitlin Gerber at the hands of her ex-boyfriend and pressure from domestic violence groups pushed them to ask for the docket.

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