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New packing requirements in the U.S. will change the way people refer to light bulbs.

For the first time, the label on the front of the package will emphasize the bulb’s brightness as measured in lumens, rather than a measurement of watts. Instead of buying a “72 watt light bulb,” people will now purchase a “1,500 lumens light bulb” or a “2500 lumens light bulb.”

Oregon City Administrator Michael J. Beazley says Lucas County sales tax revenue is up seven percent and Oregon’s income tax revenue collections are up five percent from last year.

Beazley says that demonstrates that the local economy is showing signs of recovery, but still has a ways to go to meet levels from just a few years back.

The Oregon school board on Tuesday agreed to fund limited transportation for Clay High School students.

The shuttle service will start in January, according to school board President Eric Heintschel.

“We’re going to implement busing in a limited capacity,” said Heintschel on Wednesday.

Thomas Susor will be taking a seat on Oregon City Council next month.

Susor, who received 4,224 votes, according to unofficial results from the Lucas County Board of Elections, was the top vote getter in the General Election last Tuesday.

Chamber guests respond to women’s sports issues

Nearly 100 Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce guests got to enjoy a keynote speech from award winning USA Today sports columnist Christine Brennan at a luncheon last week.

Brennan’s column in USA Today makes her the most widely-read female sports columnist in the nation. Brennan, a Toledo native, spoke for nearly 45 minutes and every person at the historic downtown Toledo Club was listening.

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