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You are in management, and your employees are spending work hours visiting social media websites for personal use. What do you do?

That was the situation facing Kacy Eaton, Josh Pennington, and Jay Smith, members of the Clay High School DECA Chapter sports entertainment team, at the Independent Association of DECA Competition at the University of Findlay.

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Bob Marquette, former chair of the Oregon Citizens Supporting Senior Services pro-levy group, and president of the James “Wes” Hancock Senior Center, blasted The Press Newspapers before council on Monday for writing articles that raised questions on the need for a 0.5-mill five year levy for senior services.

Voters approved the levy on Nov. 5. But some felt betrayed after it was learned Marquette may have provided inaccurate information about the need for the levy in an effort to get it passed.

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Ohio hunters checked 75,408 white-tailed deer during the state’s gun hunting season Dec. 2-8, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Counties reporting the five highest numbers of checked deer were: Coshocton, 2,658, Muskingum, 2,604, Tuscarawas, 2,604, Guernsey, 2,401 and Ashtabula, 2,334. Coshocton County also had the most deer checked in the 2012 deer gun season - 3,119.

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Every step Sarah Williams takes on her afternoon runs puts her on the path to help fight against childhood cancer.

Williams, a licensed practical nurse at Riverview Healthcare Center, is running in the Glass Slipper Challenge and the Disney Princess Half-Marathon this February in Orlando, Fla. She’s entered as a race participant on behalf of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

“I wanted to run in the races for a while but I missed the deadline. But then I found there are some charities that you can run for and still sign up,” said Williams, 26.

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The Oregon school board decided not to renew a contract with TAS, Inc., Electrical Contractors and hired its own electrician to save the district $50,000 per year.

Dean Sandwisch, director of business affairs for the district, said electrical bills had ballooned under TAS in the last five years.

The company had been hired on an “on call” basis five years ago, he said.

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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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