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The City of Oregon has authorized the purchase of a 2013 Chrysler 300 for the Oregon Police Department during its September 9 meeting.

The cost of the vehicle is $25,000. With a trade in of one vehicle for $5,800 plus rebates and discounts, the total cost of the new unit is $20,000. The winning bid came from Grogan’s Town Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, of Toledo.

Police Chief Michael Navarre said the department did not anticipate the purchase when it prepared its current

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Three lawsuits were filed on Monday, September 9 in Lucas County Common Pleas Court by former Clay High School students and athletes who allege a former athletic trainer sexually abused them while they were minors.

The three complaints, one by a minor, were filed against Clay High School, Principal Jeff Thompson, ProMedica Health Systems, and Melinda Rober, the former athletic trainer. The suits are each seeking in excess of $1 million in punitive and compensatory damages.

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In remembrance of those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, and to raise awareness about tragic military/veteran suicides, a pair of local organizations teamed up to sponsored a Ruck walk on Sept. 11.

(A ruck is a heavy backpack containing supplies and other necessities).

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The promised sidewalks came too late for a disabled man killed on Navarre Avenue in Oregon.

Franklin D. Dorring, 63, of Zanesville was crossing the four-lane road just east of Coy when his motorized wheelchair was hit by a 2001 Ford Mustang driven by a 16-year-old male. The incident happened at 9:26 p.m. on Sunday, August 25. According to Oregon Police Detective Ryan Spangler, it’s believed Dorring was returning from 3rd Base Party Store to Amberwood Apartments on the north side of Navarre when he was hit by the teen driving to Walmart to purchase school supplies.

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State regulations have forced the Village of Genoa to put off a badly needed upgrade to the Town Hall elevator for another year, the village administrator says.

Village leaders had planned to upgrade electronics, wiring and plumbing on the 1960s-era elevator this fall. It would have been the first major rehab on the decades-old system.

But state officials have weighed in the project, resulting in a markup of at least $35,000 in additional costs, said Administrator Kevin Gladden.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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