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The Ohio Wildlife Council approved hunting and trapping regulations for the 2012-13 hunting seasons, during the council’s April 4 meeting, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.

Seven west-central Ohio counties will move from deer Zone A to Zone B; those counties are Auglaize, Darke, Mercer, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby. Madison County, currently in Zone B, will move to Zone A.

Two years away from celebrating its 100th anniversary, Morrison R. Waite High School is nearing the final stages of a $20 million renovation.

Next fall, students will walk into air conditioning. Renovation also includes paint, technology, lighting, electrical, windows, doors, and ceilings. American Disabilities Act improvements include elevators inside the four-story building. 

Black Swamp Bird Observatory educational director Ken Keffer was on a canoe rowing Green Creek Wednesday when the tweeting began.

The birds weren’t tweeting. It was birders’ smart phones.

A community survey conducted in the Oregon City Schools District last year shows “a cloud of distrust and negativity,” between the public and the school system, and that a significant percentage of survey respondents expressed concerns about the district and how it is being run.

Last November, questionnaires were distributed to every residence in the district. A total of 295 questionnaires were completed and returned. The study’s confidence level is 95 percent, which means that in 95 cases out of 100, the survey results would represent the preferences of all district residents had they all responded to the survey. The survey, which has a margin of error of plus or minus 5.7 percent, was conducted in collaboration with a communications consultant and district personnel.

By Members of the Oregon school board provided a variety of comments regarding the results of a community survey that showed the public has a deep mistrust of the board and the school administration.

Some said cuts in state funding caused the fallout, while others blamed poor decisions by the school board and Superintendent Dr. Mike Zalar.

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