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The results of the most recent testing of the Sandusky Bay and Sandusky River for the presence of silver carp environmental DNA indicate 20 of 150 samples are positive, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has announced.

The ODNR, Michigan Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers collected the samples from the bay and river on July 30 and 31 as part of an extensive effort earlier this summer to collect data on Asian carp in Sandusky and Maumee bays in western Lake Erie.

Saturday was a very special day for nearly 40 Lucas County developmentally-disabled adults from the Wiley Homes when their annual river cruise takes them up close to the ships in Toledo for Navy Week.

The river cruise and picnic, organized at the Harbor View Yacht Club for the Wiley Homes developmentally-disabled, was rekindled in 2007 by Marie Cousino. At the time, Cousino was entertainment director for the Harbor View Yacht Club Auxiliary. She is still an active HVYC member, and in 2010 served as the President of the International Satin Gavel.

A multi-agency study of the flight patterns of migratory birds along the Lake Erie shoreline – and if the patterns would place flocks dangerously close to wind turbines - will enter its next phase with the expected arrival this week of more radar equipment at the Black Swamp Bird Observatory near Oak Harbor.

With the price of gasoline creeping up recently, more prospective buyers perusing the inventories of area car dealerships appear to be more interested in the gas mileage of most models than where the vehicles and their components are made.

“We do get a small percentage of customers who do ask about where it was made, or check the percentages on the window stickers that show where it was produced,” said Greg Dunn, gene

While we take time to celebrate American labor this Labor Day, Press reporters look at the difficulties of buying American-made products. This is best exemplified by the fact that the top two car models with the highest percentage of American-made parts are the Toyota Matrix and the Toyota Avalon, according to the American Automobile Labeling Act.

It has become a global marketplace and while consumers our reporters interviewed prefer to buy American, they weigh that desire against price and availability.

Press reporters also inform you how to determine if the product you are considering buying is American-made and we list a few web sites to help you compile a list of products that provide manufacturing jobs for Americans.

We hope you find some value in this special package of stories and we wish you a happy Labor Day.

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