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The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a public policy organization, a state senator and a former state representative lack standing to challenge the constitutionality of JobsOhio, a non-profit economic development corporation established by the state.

The court, in a 5-2 decision Tuesday, held that ProgressOhio.org, Sen. Michael Skindell and former representative Dennis Murray were not the proper parties under the public-right doctrine to bring a lawsuit against the JobsOhio legislation.

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An application for Community Development Block Grant funding that includes a request for $59,100 for improvements to the senior center in the Village of Genoa has been authorized by the Ottawa County commissioners.

The commissioners Tuesday authorized a total of $97,000 in funding requests that will be submitted to the Ohio Development Services Agency for final approval.

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Seventy-seven-year-old dance instructor Shirley Brewer has been teaching others how to twirl a baton and dance their way to New York City for most of her life.

She has been a prominent dancer and choreographer in one form or another nearly all her life — starting with her first lessons at age 8.

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The Northwestern Water and Sewer District is not making phone solicitation for onsite drinking water sampling in residential homes in the area.

An unknown company is falsely using the District’s name stating they are seeking access for well-water sampling for Ohio EPA. This is not correct!

For questions on this, please contact the District staff at (877) 354-9090 ext. 194 For Jerry Greiner or Dan Wickard at ext. 171.

A bill that would enact a two-year freeze on the state’s retail electric service law enacted in 2008 is headed to Gov. John Kasich’s desk after passing final legislative votes last Wednesday.

Senate Bill 310 modifies the state’s renewable energy and energy efficiency standards that included annual benchmarks requiring electric utilities to provide a portion of their supply from renewable sources.

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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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