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A report by an environmental organization on the condition of the beaches in the U.S., including the Great Lakes, paints a picture of a natural resource imperiled by climate change, failing infrastructure, algae, and invasive species.

Warm weather last year exacerbated conditions in the lakes that had already been deteriorating, according to the report, Testing the Waters, A Guide to Water Quality at Vacation Beaches, by the National Resources Defense Council.

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Redfern says Law protects boaters from arbitrary searches

State Representative Chris Redfern (D- Catawba Island) said last week the legislature’s passage of House Bill 29 would do away with random searches of boats on Ohio’s waterways and subject such searches to the same laws and regulations established for motor vehicles in the state.

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Oregon school board president P.J. Kapfhammer introduced the district’s new superintendent Dr. Lonny J. Rivera to city council on Monday, saying “He’s the guy for us.”

The school board recently approved a four year contract with Rivera to be the district’s new superintendent.

Rivera grew up in Bono in Jerusalem Township and is a lifelong resident of the Oregon area.

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The future of a wild animal refuge in Stony Ridge is in question as a new state law that enacts a wide-ranging permit and regulation program for such animals takes effect.

Ken Hetrick, owner of Tiger Ridge Exotics, said the cost of permits and other related expenses in the law may force him to close the refuge he’s operated for more than 30 years as a non-commercial venture that relies on donations to help meet costs.

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Marksmanship skills are tested each year when thousands gather at Camp Perry in Port Clinton for the National Rifle and Pistol matches.

The Civilian Marksmanship Program in conjunction with the National Rifle Association and the Ohio National Guard hold the competition each year as part of a marksmanship tradition that dates back more than 100 years. The competition has over 6,000 participates annually. Participates range from beginners to the world’s best and they come from all over the U.S. to compete.

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