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Oregon City Council approved an agreement with Volunteer Energy to be the city’s natural gas aggregation supplier for two years beginning in April.The agreement was negotiated by the Northwest Ohio Aggregation Coalition (NOAC), of which Oregon is a member.
 
NOAC, formed in 2003, is an aggregation of governments that negotiate electric and gas purchases to save consumers costs on their utility bills. Since 2003, NOC has saved residents and small businesses in the aggregation millions of dollars in their natural gas bills.

 A state law that amends jurisdictional rights of law enforcement agencies for patrolling highways is set to go in effect next month and that makes Mark Hummer, the police chief in Lake Township, more than a little nervous – and frustrated.

 When the new law becomes effective, it will eliminate provisions in the Ohio Revised Code that prohibit township police officers from making traffic arrests on highways and state roadways that are classified as part of the national highway system – with the exception of interstate highways; they remain out of the jurisdiction of officers in smaller townships.

According to a study by AAA, young people are becoming so dangerously obsessed with social media that lives are being lost.

So, Clay High School junior marketing students Sara Berg and Alyson Naugle are getting the message out that behaviors need to change.

  If the day is fast approaching, the Benton-Carroll-Salem School District is preparing for it.         For years, residents of Oak Harbor have assumed that Davis-Besse could be permanently shutdown.

 Uncertainty over the future of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant and the economic impact from the plant being possibly idled or sold has led the Benton-Carroll-Salem school board to remove a bond issue from the May 2 ballot.

 Board members cited the possible devaluation, noting it would result in an increase in property taxes for homeowners and farmers if the bond issue had passed.

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