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Tall? Grande? Venti?
 
Sure, it might sound a bit more cosmopolitan to order a “venti” cup of joe, but for me, choosing among good old small, medium and large just seems a bit easier.
 
Marvin Belknap, owner of The Coffee Shop in Oregon, agrees, however he’s made sure patrons have no shortage of tasty choices at the shop, which opened Feb. 23 at 3555 Navarre Ave., in Oregon.
 
A true “coffee house,” the shop offers latte, cappuccino, espresso, and regular and decaf coffee. There are also café mocha and white mocha and the house specialty, the Coffee Shop Mocha.

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Built in 1873, the Hayes Presidential Center’s Dillon House is one of Fremont’s finest original Victorian homes. Although not open for tours, the general public can view this magnificent house by attending one of the Dillon House Victorian Teas.
 
The monthly special events re-create the atmosphere of afternoon tea – a favorite pastime in the 19th century. Dillon House Victorian Teas take place 1-3 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month from April through November. In addition, special Children’s Teas are offered in June, July and August (noted by an asterisk below). Cost is $20/adult, $12/children. Advance reservation is required.

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Racing and Fremont Speedway have been in Jim Ford's blood his entire adult life. He drove race cars, owned race cars and even promoted “The Track That Action Built.”

The racing community is mourning the loss of this Northwest Ohio racing icon. Ford passed away at his Elmore, home surrounded by his family on Saturday morning, March 28, after a courageous fight against cancer. He was73 - his 74th birthday just a few days away on April 1.

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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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