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Despite a campaign that was briefly interrupted by an anonymous flier that detailed a criminal past, P.J. Kapfhammer continued to hammer away at what he saw as a superintendent and school board out of touch with the public in the Oregon City Schools District. On Tuesday, the public agreed with Kapfhammer and made him the top vote getter among three candidates vying for two school board seats.

Pat Truby loves animals.

Known for helping to take care of stray cats at her Fourth Street home, Truby,70, thought the noise she heard in her garage might be another stray. To her surprise and eventual horror, the noise came from three dogs that have been seen roaming her neighborhood for the last several weeks.

Three candidates for the mayor’s office in the Village of Walbridge found an issue to disagree on before a debate held Tuesday even began: how the debate was arranged.

Incumbent Dan Wilczynski was at the debate at VFW Post 9963 on Main Street but challengers Stewart Murphy and Ron Liwo didn’t attend, saying they had prior commitments and were not given adequate notice of the event or a chance to discuss how it would be formatted.

Rick Henning built the barn and they came.

Hundreds of kids in the last 14 years. Boys and girls. They came to home their timing in the batting cage. They came for instructions from famous coaches like Amy Kyler, a former professional softball player and renown pitching coach. They came, in short, to get the edge.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has been focusing on impaired driving enforcement this year, hoping to build on a trend of declining fatalities.

Through October of this year, fatalities caused by vehicle crashes in the state are down nine percent compared to last year – 824 deaths so far this year and 902 in 2010.

race relations improved

Has President Obama, America's first African American president, improved race relations since he has been in office?
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