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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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Walking into Ryan and Tony’s Barber Shop on Woodville Road in Millbury, customers catch an eyeful of school mascots on steroids.

Each mascot is about 10 to 20 square feet, and Lake’s is the biggest. The collection covers the entire east wall. Co-owner Ryan Bowen, once a Lake basketball star, stands in front of the mural and he is dwarfed by the images.

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District court will convene in Ottawa County

The Sixth District Court of Appeals, which hears cases emanating in Erie, Fulton, Huron, Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky, Williams, and Wood counties, will be sitting in the Ottawa County Court of Common Pleas on Aug. 21.

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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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