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Damon named to port authority board
The Wood County Board of Commissioners has appointed Tony Damon, North Baltimore, to the Wood County Port Authority Board of Directors.

Damon's term on the board will be effective until December 31, 2014.

The multi-million dollar replacement of the entire 800 megahertz radio system for Ottawa County will cost taxpayers nothing, the county emergency management director says.

And for the west end of the Ottawa County, the retooling of the nearly 20-year system means remedying a transmission communication problem that has been a source of ire for years.

Ottawa County is on track to have its 9-1-1 system upgraded and in full operation by the end of the December

The replacement process was already underway when Ottawa County Sheriff Steve Levorchick took office a year ago. Progress, however, was hampered by foot dragging on the part on a vendor and that had to be addressed, he said.

Oregon officials are encouraging residents to stay with The Northwest Ohio Aggregation Coalition (NOAC)’s chosen alternate electric supplier because it provides the best rate.

City Administrator Mike Beazley said at a recent council meeting that Mark Frye, president of Palmer Energy, and a consultant for NOAC, recently provided him with information regarding how to determine which supplier is best.

Claim forms are being sent to 64,428 borrowers in Ohio who lost homes to foreclosure between Jan. 1, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2011 and who may be eligible for payment under the $25 billion National Mortgage Foreclosure settlement.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced the distribution last week.

Summer Olympics

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