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Bills that should have been paid last month are piling up in Jerusalem Township.

Why? It depends on who you talk to.

The township, as do other communities, approves payment of the bills at every trustee meeting. Two of three trustees must approve of a motion to pay the bills before the money is disbursed.

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Home foreclosure filings last year increased in 62 of 88 Ohio counties and jumped by double digits in 27 counties, according to a review by Policy Matters Ohio of court records.

Lucas County ranked second behind Cuyahoga County in the number of filings per 1,000 population – 9.86 - or 4,359 filings among a population of 441,910.

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Once again the Lake Township trustees are asking the Ohio Department of Transportation to install a traffic signal at the corner of State Route 51 and Millbury roads.

The board of trustees Tuesday approved a resolution for ODOT to install a signal at the intersection where several persons were injured March 6 in a three-car accident.

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The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has signed off on the clean-up of a 44-acre parcel on   Miami Street, granting the Maumee Riverfront Improvement Project a covenant not to sue.

The property, located at 1968 Miami Street, had been owned by the Pilkington North America and Libbey Owens Ford glassmaking companies.

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Channel 11 weathercaster Tara Hastings, a co-emcee at the 16th Annual Prism Award ceremony, grew up two houses from a BP refinery in Whiting, Indiana, so she could identify with this year’s Best Practice Award winner, BP-Husky Refining LLC in Oregon.

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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