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A hearing is scheduled for Sept. 19 in Ottawa County Municipal Court in the murder case of a Westlake man found dead at Put-in-Bay.

Zachary Brody, 27, was taken into custody Sept. 7 and has been charged with murder, voluntary manslaughter, and felonious assault in the death of Philip Masterson, 25.

Kathy Pollauf was unsuccessful in her run for council in 2007 and 2009. In 2011, she decided not to run.

But on Thursday, she was scheduled to be sworn in to take the council seat vacated by Clint Wassserman, who resigned on Monday as council president to take a job with the Lucas County prosecutor’s office.

Counsel warns of higher natural gas costs

The Ohio Consumers’Counsel is warning of higher natural gas prices if a wholesale auction process is restructured.

The OCC said natural gas customers who use default service from Columbia Gas of Ohio will see higher prices if the auction is restructured as approved recently by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

Oregon Council President Clint Wasserman resigned from council at a council meeting last Monday.

Wasserman, 29, said he is stepping down to take a job as an assistant prosecutor for Lucas County.

The first public forum to discuss a bond levy on the November ballot in the Woodmore School District has been scheduled for Sept. 19 in the elementary school auditorium.

The forum will start at 7 p.m.

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