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No more pencils…     
PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP – As another school year comes to an end, many students are once again putting their backpacks in storage or are discarding them entirely in anticipation of buying the newest fashion trend next fall.

Owens Community College’s Alumni Association is once again organizing a gently-used backpack drive to provide new life for what many students consider their mobile lifeline to learning.

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Weddings are in season at this time of year. If you’re planning to have one, or know someone who is, make sure you put Social Security on the to-do list – because we may need to send you a card. A new Social Security card, that is.

If you plan to exchange your maiden name for a married name, including hyphenated names such as Smith-Jones, be sure you let us know.

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America’s parents vote for change for baby names

In 2008, American parents voted for change in naming their children. After a 12-year reign as the most popular baby name, Emily has slipped to third on the list. Emma is now the nation’s most popular name for girls.

The most popular boy’s name, Jacob, remained the same for the 10th year in a row.

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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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