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The owners of the Woodville Mall have taken the first step in response to a court order to demolish the structure by next May.

A Wood County Common Pleas Court judge on Aug. 8 set a timeline for the owners to prepare for the mall’s demolition by May 2, 2014. First on the court’s list is the construction of a fence around the property’s perimeter by Sept. 2.

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Developers see manufacturing steadily returning

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While we take time to celebrate the American worker this Labor Day, The Press looks at trends in the manufacturing sector, including interviews with local business owners, economic development officials, educators and others who see a resurgence in the sector.

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Over the next few months, nearly 60 Ottawa County sheriff’s deputies will receive 3 percent pay hikes.

The raises, which are staggered among three divisions in the law enforcement department, were negotiated as part of a wage re-opener clause in the third year of the union’s collective bargaining contract.

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Jerusalem Township trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to appeal a recent court decision to reinstate ex Fire Chief Harold Stanton to his former position.

Trustees met with the township’s attorney, John Borell, of the Lucas County prosecutor’s office, to consider their options at a special meeting on Wednesday.

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Water, sewer district has vacant board seat
The Wood County commissioners are seeking candidates to fill an unexpired term on the Northwest Water and Sewer District Board of Trustees.

The term will commence upon selection and expire on Dec. 31, 2018.  Applicants must live within the District and cannot be an office holding elected official.

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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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