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Bowling Green State University, Ironwood Block Watch, Oakdale Community, East Toledo Family Center, the One Voice for East Toledo Initiative, LISC, and a number of other collaborators will be painting another mural on East Broadway at the viaduct.

BGSU graduate Maura Meyers has been chosen to design the mural and help lead a team of university students and volunteers in painting a mural.

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The Village of Oak Harbor finished some municipal business Monday, affirming a contract with its new administrator and picking a person to fill a recently vacated council seat.

Village council voted unanimously for a $70,000 annual contract for new Village Administrator Randy Genzman. The contract is open-ended, containing no specific date for reviews for re-negotiations and no clauses for buyouts in the event of an unexpected departure as previous contracts have provided outgoing employees.

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The Eastwood school board Monday took another step toward seeking voter approval for a new elementary school on the district’s central campus, passing a resolution requesting that the Ohio School Facilities Commission update the project data for fiscal year 2015.

“When we originally did a project resolution it was for fiscal 2014,” said Dave Michel, district treasurer. “This changes it to fiscal year ’15. We are progressing as far as attempting to construct a building on the campus.”

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The Ohio Senate has approved an amended version of a bill that had put restrictions on municipalities and townships wanting to form Joint Economic Development Zones.

The bill passed by a vote of 30-2 Wednesday.

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The business representative of a local labor union has raised questions at a recent Oregon school board project about the low bid for the technology portion of the Eisenhower Intermediate School’s auditorium renovation project.

Ken Fischer, a business representative for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 8, which represents 2,000 members, said he wanted the board to look further at Muzak of Toledo, which submitted the lowest bid for the project at $59,949.

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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