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Every step Sarah Williams takes on her afternoon runs puts her on the path to help fight against childhood cancer.

Williams, a licensed practical nurse at Riverview Healthcare Center, is running in the Glass Slipper Challenge and the Disney Princess Half-Marathon this February in Orlando, Fla. She’s entered as a race participant on behalf of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

“I wanted to run in the races for a while but I missed the deadline. But then I found there are some charities that you can run for and still sign up,” said Williams, 26.

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The Oregon school board decided not to renew a contract with TAS, Inc., Electrical Contractors and hired its own electrician to save the district $50,000 per year.

Dean Sandwisch, director of business affairs for the district, said electrical bills had ballooned under TAS in the last five years.

The company had been hired on an “on call” basis five years ago, he said.

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Could Clay students ‘bring peace to the Middle East?’

The idea of a Model United Nations competition may bring about images of participants screaming at each from across the room, but for Clay High School’s team, their motto, “Don’t raise your voice, just strengthen your argument,” tells a different story.

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Oregon city council on Monday approved a $6,278,000 contract with Peterson Construction Company for Phase I of the wastewater treatment plant’s secondary improvement project.

“The purpose of this project is to deal with wet weather,” said Public Service Director Paul Roman.

As part of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, the city is required to increase the secondary treatment capacity of the wastewater treatment plant from 24 million gallons per day (MGD) to 36 MGD to eliminate secondary treatment bypasses and sanitary sewer collection overflows during wet weather.

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The fourth man arrested in connection with a violent home burglary in Oak Harbor appeared in court for the first time this week.

Paul Thebeaux, 26, of Oak Harbor, appeared before Ottawa County Municipal Court Magistrate Lou Wargo on Monday to answer to three charges of aggravated burglary.

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