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It’s on the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Government (TMACOG)’s “to do” list — widen U.S. Route 20 through Stony Ridge to five lanes.

And, it’s a high priority — No. 5 on a list of 60 items from TMACOG’s 2007-2035 Transportation Plan Draft Project List compiled in February 2007.

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Bond has been set at $100,000 for a Lake Township man accused of trying to kill his girlfriend.

Township police said Jeffery Acers, 46, of 3630 Eastpointe Dr., was being held in the Wood County jail after being charged with attempted murder.

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A few I's still need to be dotted and some T's need to be crossed, but the Genoa Homecoming celebration will resume in 2009.

Marilyn Reeder, media coordinator and advisor for the Genoa Chamber of Commerce, said the event will be held May 29-30 at Veterans' Memorial Park in Genoa.

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Jim "Basketball" Jones is a very popular man.

The Northwood resident, a native of Melrose Park, Ill., juggles basketballs for a living. But that's not the entire story.

During his peformances, Jones delivers motivational messages to his audience about learning to deal with and overcome learning disabilities. Jones, 43, was diagnosed with dyslexia near the end of his first grade year.   

According to the Web site www.ldonline.com, dyslexia is a language-based learning disability.

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Curtice resident Troy Neff, a well-known political commentator, suffered three stab wounds during a road rage fight in Perrysburg Township at about 6 p.m. Wednesday.

“I’m recovering. A little bit of pain yet, but I’m starting to get a little bit better,” Neff told The Press from his home Thursday.

“I’ve had three stab wounds. One was in the back of the shoulder. One was a deep cut down to the bone of my triceps, about six inches long. The other was a stab to the palm of my hand underneath my thumb — that little, cushy part there.

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