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Marijuana with an estimated street value of more than $4.1 million and $13,908 in cash were seized after two related traffic stops Thursday morning by the Ohio State Highway Patrol on the Ohio Turnpike.

According to the highway patrol, 907 pounds of marijuana were seized and six men face felony charges after the stop in Lake Township.

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The Lake Township trustees heard a first reading Tuesday of a nuisance abatement policy – a measure intended to address complaints voiced recently by residents about noxious weeds and similar issues.

The policy adopts sections of the Ohio Revised Code pertaining to nuisance abatement and establishes a process to notify property owners and offer them time to correct the problem before taking legal action.

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Oregon city officials used a meeting Wednesday with local businesses to update them on a major planned upgrade of Navarre Avenue, including right-of-way acquisition off Wheeling Street for an access road designed to relieve traffic congestion along the Wheeling/Navarre intersection.

Paul Roman, the city’s service director, told those attending the informal meeting the city is being awarded a grant through the Ohio Department of Transportation of up to $2.4 million for the project, which has an estimated cost of $2.7 million.

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Three local retailers say the closing of The Andersons store at the Woodville Mall has led to a spike in their pet food and supply sales.

These pet wars are not resulting in fierce rivalries leading to antagonistic promotions against competitors, but locally-owned Pet Finatics, Condos And Trees, and Gladieux Home Center are working with customers to pick up the slack.

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Pigs aren’t flying, but they are racing at county fair

County fairs offer something different for everyone. Square dancing, the demolition derby, the horse races and the tractor pull, among other things — like pigs racing, believe it or not.

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