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Woodmore assistant football coach Todd Bringman has been suspended after a practice incident left a 16-year-old player in a concussion.

Parents allege that Coach Bringman was abusive in disciplining the players and that the team should not have been wearing pads while practicing in excessive heat.

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As of Thursday, investigators hadn’t determined what caused the explosion at a Troy Township home that killed two persons and injured three others but did find evidence of a propane gas leak.

Michael Duchesne, a spokesman for the Ohio Fire Marshal’s office, said the investigation was on-going and the office was awaiting results from the coroner’s office.

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A Vietnam veteran and activist is urging area veterans to push for changes in the state regulations covering how they receive services.

In particular, Nick Haupricht, chairman of Remembrance, Inc., says a state law requiring veterans to show residency in a county for three months to receive services is unfair.

By comparison, someone receiving general assistance only has to show proof of one month residency.

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Lake Twp. zoning request partially approved

The Lake Township trustees Tuesday followed a recommendation by the township zoning commission and partially approved a request to rezone parcels along Woodville Road near the intersection of Mathews and Walbridge roads but denied another part of the request.

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In the aftermath of the recent shutdown of a water plant in western Ottawa County due to the detection of high levels of microcystin, a toxin connected to harmful blue green algae in Lake Erie, Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian wants it known that Oregon’s drinking water is sparkling clean.

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