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Science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine, or STEMM, is where educators say the jobs are.

STEMM jobs are growing at a rate of 3:1 compared to other sectors of the job market.

Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Unison Behavioral Health Group are collaborating to raise awareness about prescription and over-the-counter substance abuse through the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction Service’s first-ever youth-led prevention public service announcement (PSA) contest.

Jerusalem Township Fiscal Officer Julie Van Nest was seeking re-election to a second four-year term this fall. But an error on her petitions caused the Lucas County Board of Elections to invalidate them.

An official with the Lucas County Board of Elections said that Van Nest made errors in the petitions’ signing dates.

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Dr. Mike Zalar

Dr. Mike Zalar, superintendent of the Oregon City Schools District, recently received a $13,256 increase in salary for the 2011-12 fiscal year, according to figures released by the district.

Zalar’s annual salary jumped from $116,965 to $130,221 after the school board approved an increase in administrator salaries at a meeting in August.

Administrators who also got raises include:
• Jane Fruth, treasurer, $97,010 to $103,343;

Those attending a Meet the Candidates forum Oct. 17 in Elmore could witness an unusual political rivalry.

Lowell Krumnow, the long-time mayor of this Ottawa County village, is being challenged for the office by his older brother, James Krumnow.

James is mid-way through a term on village council.

water crisis

Are you prepared for another water crisis this summer if there is an algae bloom that shuts down the water supply?
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