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House committee sets session at Penta
State Representative Tim Brown will host the House of Representatives Higher Education Study Committee when it convenes Aug. 20 from 1-3 p.m. at the Penta Career Center.

The committee will be accepting testimony on transitioning to higher education and the workforce, dual enrollment programs, improved student preparation/reducing remediation rates, developmental education reform, career counseling and what parents need to know about higher education

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The Pemberville Free Fair will be held Aug. 14-17 and the entertainment begins with the Kiddie Parade Aug 14 at 6:30 p.m.

With food, games, a variety of traditional fair competitions, entertainment and rides, there is plenty of fun to be uncovered at the popular annual fair. And the best part is admission remains free.

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Phase 2 of the Dustin Road improvement project will begin on Monday, August 12.

The project replaces the existing deteriorated concrete pavement on Dustin Road, where numerous businesses are located in the busy commercial district.

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If you’ve noticed that shoreline water along Maumee Bay is turning a shade of green, don’t be alarmed — yet.

Sandy Bihn, executive director of the Lake Erie Waterkeeper Association, says algae blooms along the shoreline look bad under certain conditions, but they are not even close to levels reached in 2011.

Bihn describes the green lake water near the shoreline as “putrid,” but it could be worse.

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The campaign committee of former Oregon Councilman and current State Rep. Mike Sheehy unanimously voted to give his petition for election to city council this fall to Democrat Joshua M. Hughes.

Hughes, 37, is a partner in the law firm of D’Angelo & Hughes Co., L.P.A. of Toledo, where his practice is primarily focused on labor and employment law. Hughes was raised in East Toledo. He, wife Heather and children Ella and Evan moved to Oregon in 2007 and bought a house on Robindale, in the old Eastmoreland area, bound by Navarre and Starr avenues and Wheeling Street.

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