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A glut of kittens and cats at the Toledo Area Humane Society this spring has prompted the shelter to reduce its adoption fees for the felines to just $5 on Fridays until June 29.

The flood of cats and kittens has filled up limited space at the shelter, according John Dinon, executive director of the Humane Society.

An amendment sponsored by State Representative Randy Gardner, (R- Bowling Green), which allocates $3.35 million to address algae problems in Lake Erie, is included in the Mid-Biennium  Budget Review set for Gov. John Kasich’s signature.

The fund calls for $3 million for the department of natural resources to implement voluntary guidelines for farmers designed to reduce run-off from their fields.

Tuesday will mark the first day of a new chapter in East Toledo — the opening of the 290,000 square foot Hollywood Casino Toledo on the banks of the Maumee River.

The land-based $200 million casino is on a 44-acre site off the Miami Street exit just west of I-75 and five minutes from downtown Toledo.  The doors will open to the public at 2 p.m., and police expect heavy traffic on Interstate 75 near the Miami Street exit.

The Oregon Police Department received significantly less grant money from the Ohio Attorney General’s 2012-2013 Drug Use Prevention Grant this year than in previous years.

This year, the department received a paltry $5,162.66.

The Oregon City Schools District will hold a public forum on Thursday, May 31 at 7 p.m. in the Clay High School Auditorium to get feedback from the community on the results of a community survey that was conducted last year.

The survey results showed that there is “a cloud of distrust and negativity,” between the public and the school system. A significant percentage of survey respondents expressed concerns about the district and how it is being run.

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