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A resolution approved Monday by the Eastwood school board to apply for active planning status with the Ohio School Facilities Commission is a procedural necessity to maintain the district’s eligibility for state funding, Brent Welker, district superintendent said.

However, the resolution doesn’t reflect the intent of the board or administration to proceed with a construction project, he said.

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Proposed nuisance policy revised

The Lake Township trustees are hoping a revised nuisance abatement policy will give them the means to address complaints about noxious weeds and similar issues.

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The 10th Annual Wiener Dog Nationals to determine the fastest Dachshund in the United States will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at the W.W. Knight Preserve on River Road in Perrysburg Township.

The event will highlight the annual Mutt Strut, the biggest fundraiser for the Wood County Humane Society.

“We are really excited to have them because they are such a large organization and they have a very strong following so we are definitely excited to have all these race fans out to support our event as well,” said Jessica McClure, humane society spokesperson.

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For the third time since 2000, the Wood County commissioners have opted to reduce tax collections of a levy that funds the adult and protective services programs of the county’s Job and Family Services Department.

The commissioners have requested the county budget commission reduce the levy collection by half for 2014 – an estimated savings for taxpayers of $1.86 million.

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Joe Badger likes AMC Pacers so much he collects them.

One of his Pacers, an electric car built by Electric Vehicles Associates during the 1970s energy crisis, is believed to be the only one of its kind remaining.

If you wonder down to Genoa’s Cruisin’ classic car show and street fair on Sept. 21, you might catch Badger and his “Change of Pace.”

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