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John Johnson might have come across as a gruff old football coach to some, but to Cathy Johnson he was like putty in her hands.

"She was a great lady," Johnson said. "I was married to her for 31 years. She was a great coach's wife. She was feeding kids, having them over…She really loved kids ... She was a good one."

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A majority of first time juvenile delinquents in Oregon who were referred to the juvenile diversion Achieve program last year have successfully completed their contracts.

The 12-year-old program allows youths 7-17-years-old who have committed misdemeanors to undergo counseling and participate in community service to avoid jail.

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There is $41.2 million in Envirosafe Services of Ohio, Inc.’s perpetual care fund, Oregon Law Director Paul Goldberg told city council last Monday.

Councilman James Seaman had inquired about the fund at a special council meeting on April 20.

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J. Bernie Quilter, Lucas County Clerk of the court of common pleas, will reopen the Oregon branch automobile and watercraft division office on Monday now that the state legislature has increased the title fee from $5 to $15. The adjustment takes effect on July 1.

The branch, at 3034 Navarre Avenue, along with the branch at Heatherdowns, closed January 30, due to budgetary restraints. The workload of the branches was shifted to the remaining branches at Madison Avenue, Toledo, and N. McCord Road, Sylvania.

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Special financial assistance for conservation practices is available for growers transitioning to organic farming or who are already certified for organic agriculture under new provisions of the 2008 Farm Bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced.

Organic farmers may apply for funds through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) to receive up to $20,000 annually or $80,000 over six years.

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NFL domestic violence

Will the recent reports of domestic abuse by NFL players affect your viewing of professional football?
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