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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.

While most students look forward to receiving presents for Christmas, senior Brittney Wolford hopes her present will come in the form of a nomination for the United States Air Force Academy.

Wolford has had the dream of being in the Air Force since the third grade.

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.

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