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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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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider accepting contracting bids for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project for sewer facilities improvements and flood and drainage facilities.

Council heard details of the bids at a committee of the whole meeting on Sept. 16.

Bids were advertised and opened on Sept. 12.

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