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In the movie “Saving Private Ryan,” WWII American troops putting their lives on the line to seek Private James Francis Ryan sarcastically comment that he had better invent a better light bulb someday, or their effort is not worth it.

Well, somebody is.

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.


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