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Jerusalem Township trustees voted 2-1 at a meeting March 24 to drop health insurance coverage and training costs for elected officials and full-time employees to cut expenses.

Trustees Rodney Graffis and Joe Gray voted to end health care coverage and out-of-town training expenses. Trustee Joe Kiss was opposed.

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Third District Toledo Councilman Mike Craig, who opposed a special use permit for a proposed convenience store at 2346 Seaman Street in East Toledo last month, did an about face as chairman of council’s Planning and Zoning Committee on March 18.

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Area motorcycle enthusiasts interested in enhancing their knowledge about safe driving are invited to enroll in a Motorcycle Safety Training class being offered weekly through October Owens Community College’s Workforce and Community Services.

The Motorcycle Safety Training program is the only basic motorcycle-rider course offered in Wood County and is one of only 20 permanent training locations in Ohio.

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Ask Jessica Newton about her favorite musicians and before you can even get the question out, she’ll tell you – in no uncertain terms - “Rascal Flatts.” (She even named her beloved dog after the popular country singing group.)

And ask the 19-year-old Oregon girl about her favorite Rascal Flatts song and she answers with the same unbridled enthusiasm - “My Wish.”

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More perch, fewer walleye.

The Lake Erie Committee has recommended a total catch limit of slightly more than 12 million pounds of yellow perch for the 2009 season, an increase of about 1.85 million pounds from last year.

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Ebola outbreak

Are you worried about the possible Ebola outbreak in the United States?
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