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Oregon is considering `soft billing’ patients’ insurance providers for rescue squad transports to the hospital.

Administrator Ken Filipiak said it would help fund rising costs in the fire department. It will be discussed further at a safety committee meeting Monday at 6:30 p.m.

“It is an interesting issue that I think the public should be informed about,” said Councilman Clint Wasserman, chairman of the safety committee.

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Results from a survey on the Oregon City Schools Web site showed that the public wants more up to date information on the schools.

Over 220 people completed the survey that provided ideas, feedback and comments on how the Web site could be improved.

Most respondents access the Web site on a daily or weekly basis, according to Jeff Ziviski, vice-president of the school board.

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Thanksgiving is a special time of year in which family and loved ones come together and give thanks for the blessings they have received throughout the year. Yet, for thousands right here in our community, this is not the case. 

With the joy of Thanksgiving and the holidays also comes the harshness of the winter months.  Rising heating and transportation costs will affect us all this coming winter, however it will be especially burdensome for the approximately 80,000 people who live below the poverty line in Northwestern Ohio.

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For Will Buchanan, if liberty is worth fighting for, it’s sure worth a long walk.

He’s rotating between his fourth, fifth, and sixth pairs of shoes on a cross-county trek that began April 14 in Cannon Beach, Oregon and will, if his daily schedule holds, conclude by late November or early December in New Hampshire – all in the name of liberty.

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Oregon Council amended its zoning code to allow commercial service to parked automobiles so that a Sonic Drive-in Restaurant could be built on Navarre Avenue.

“What we’re doing is taking out a line that states services cannot be made to parked automobiles,” said Mayor Marge Brown at a council meeting last Monday.

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Ebola outbreak

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