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Within a 20-minute span, two Oregon school buses were involved in road accidents Thursday morning.

Police said the first accident saw 44-year-old Christopher Peters, 3216 Wick, Oregon cross the center line in the 4800 block of Seaman near Wynn Road and run into bus No. 43 driven by Vicki Pauken just after 7:30 a.m.

Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha was recognized for performing a miracle, canonized by Pope Benedict XVI last month, and the result is the Oregon-based parochial school system is now called St. Kateri Catholic Schools.

Father Eric Schild, president of St. Kateri Catholic Academy and Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School, was in The Vatican to witness the canonization of Kateri, a young Native American girl who converted to Catholicism.

A collaboration between Genoa Chamber of Commerce and the Merchants Association is moving forward in making Genoa’s downtown a destination point.

“I think we are fortunate that we have business owners that know they need each other to survive,” said Mitch Hoyles, president of the Genoa Chamber of Commerce.

If you ask Jess and Kelley DeMaria what they are up to, expect a long reply. Getting involved with their church and community is something they live for.

Multitasking? They invented it!

After two days of listening to testimony, an Ottawa County Common Pleas Court jury deliberated for about an hour before deciding Michael Boyer was not guilty of arson and insurance fraud.

Boyer, formerly of 24774 W. State Route 51, was indicted in August, 2011 on two counts of aggravated arson and one count of insurance fraud – all felony charges.

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