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The Oregon City Schools board of education has launched a new Web site which features improved navigation and additional features.

“The initial feedback has been overwhelmingly positive,” said Nathan Quigg, the district’s  technology director.

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Twenty-five years after the breakup of AT&T, consumers have seen significant changes in how they make telephone calls, what they pay and the services they receive.

The telephone monopoly agreed in a 1982 settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice to break itself into seven companies, called Baby Bells, to provide local telephone services by region. AT&T kept its long-distance service, then its most profitable division. The agreement went into effect in 1984.

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The Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association and Toledo Lighthouse Society are offering a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of vandals who stole the dock, ramp and lift of the Toledo Lighthouse at some time between April 9 - 11.

The 4’ by 40’ aluminum ramp, which weighed 1,200 lbs., and the 8’ by 28’ dock, installed in October, 2008, allowed public access to the historic lighthouse. They remained in an elevated position throughout the winter.

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The Ohio Department of Transportation plans to purchase property in Northwood’s right-of-way at Wales and Drouillard roads as part of the $22 million Wales Road grade separation project.

The project includes the construction of two overpasses on Wales Road, one over the CSX tracks, the other over the Norfolk Southern tracks. Plans call for Wales Road to be relocated to the south, just west of the municipal building.

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Public outrage over the planned re-opening of a group home operated by Lutheran Homes Society, Inc. in Lake Township has swayed the non-profit organization to abandon its plans and look for another site in Toledo.

Harry Blackmon, Executive Director of LHS Family and Youth Services, said Thursday the home at 1320 Bradner Road will be repaired and offered for sale.

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