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East Toledo veterans want to play a major role in getting information out about the 2008 national and local political campaigns.

Public political forums are not new for the VFW Post 2510 on Second Street in East Toledo. The post has always been known for providing opportunities to get information out about candidates and issues.

On Saturday, September 6, the VFW is hosting representatives from the local Barrack Obama presidential campaign staff for a presentation starting at 3 p.m. The VFW is offering a similar program for the local John McCain campaign committee, with a date to be set later.

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Metcalf Field in Lake Township will receive additional federal and state funding for improvements to a runway, the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority said last week.

The Federal Aviation Administration is awarding a grant of $38,760 to the Port Authority for design planning of the renovations to runway 14/32 at Metcalf and the Ohio Department of Transportation is awarding another $600,032 for construction costs for half of the main runway at the airfield.

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For Ralph Myers, the first few days at Woodmore High School in Elmore have been pretty much the same as they have been for him for the last 20 years.
Except, this year, Myers has taken the helm as principal of the grades 7-12 school.

Myers was hired by the board of education last spring to replace Tony Anastasio who resigned.

According to Steve Huss, board of education president, Myers was considered the best candidate to fill the position that has seen much turnover in recent years.

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Most of Ohio may be suffering from economic decline, but a Wood County commissioner lauded recent successes of his economic development commission to a locally-based civic organization Thursday morning.

James F. Carter, president of Wood County’s board of commissioners, made an appearance at the Oregon-Northwood Rotary Club’s weekly breakfast at Cousino’s Steak House on Woodville Road, and talked about successes that the Wood County Economic Development Commission and its director, Tom Blaha, have had within recent years.

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The third and final meeting of Woodville Village Council to discuss a sewer separation project drew about 25 residents eager to express their views.

The biggest point of contention was the language that granted a rebate of $6 to residents in the Tanglewood Apartment Complex, customers located in either Woodpointe or Endeavour’s Landing Subdivisions, the Rospert Condominiums, or located along Brookside Drive or Grande Avenue, and any new sewer customers which are located in a newly developed area served by separate sanitary and storm sewers.

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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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