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Oregon police are investigating the death of a man who was found unconscious at 1131 Earlwood following an alleged physical altercation with his 21-year-old son, Jacob, on Nov. 3, Police Chief Mike Navarre said at a committee of the whole meeting on Monday.

Life Squad 8 was dispatched to the scene at 6:18 p.m. in the belief that assistance was needed for a “medical problem,” said Navarre.

Oregon City Council on Monday will consider accepting a bid for the Phase II Stadium Road Bikeway project.

Of the 10 bids that were opened by the city on Oct. 25, Eclipse Company, LLC, of Warensville Heights, Ohio, had the lowest and best at $479,075.86.

Voters on Tuesday approved a city charter amendment that will extend a council member’s time in office from two years to four-year, staggered terms.

According to the Lucas County Board of Elections unofficial results, there were 5,127, or 58.39 percent of votes cast in support of the measure, while 3,653, or 41.61 percent, of votes were opposed.

With the growing number of farmers markets springing up in Northwest Ohio and throughout the state and other outlets for producers to sell directly to the public, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is focusing more resources to assisting the producers of specialty crops.

Local offices of the Natural Resources Conservation Service are hosting an informational meeting Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. at the Sanger Branch Library, Central Ave., Toledo, to acquaint growers with the assistance the USDA can offer them.

Erika Dunbar, of Northwood, 14, moved quickly, even though she was scared.

On Sept. 20, she was outside playing with her best friend, Makala Bowen, on Gardner Ave. when she noticed fire and thick smoke coming from an empty home a few yards down from her yard.

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