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Oregon City Council unanimously passed a resolution opposing the state’s proposal to centralize municipal income tax collections and then charge a fee to administer the service.

“Any proposal to add the municipal income tax to the State of Ohio tax return could change collections based on employment to a tax based on residency, which could have a detrimental effect on revenue for the city,” states the resolution.

Lucas County officials announced the benefits of the Location Based Response System at a press conference in the Government Center lobby Monday.

Tuesday, county commissioners talked about the new response system and the merger of two county agencies at a public meeting held in the City of Oregon council chambers.

In this age, anything you do or say can go viral on the Internet in an instant – whether you set it in motion or not.

Given that, Ottawa County Engineer David Brunkhorst believes the county commissioners should consider employee manual changes specifically aimed at social media.

In spite of the discovery of small cracks in the shield building at the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station, FirstEnergy expects to have the plant return to service around the end of November.

Ronald Seeholzer, Vice President Investor Relations, says in a letter to investors dated Oct. 31 that a team of structural concrete experts and Davis-Besse engineers have determined the cracking doesn’t affect the facility’s structural integrity or safety.

It was Sunday evening after Thanksgiving break in 2009 the Escobar sisters, Abby and Gabby (born just 15 months apart) were at their East Toledo home relaxing before school started again when their mother discovered that an electric blanket had caught fire upstairs in her bedroom.

The flames moved quickly across the carpet and soon their entire home was engulfed in flames. Emotions were running high as they called the fire department. As they watched their house burning, tears flowed knowing that they were losing so much. In the end, no one was hurt or injured, but the Escobars lost everything and did not have insurance to cover the damages.

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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