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Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has introduced a bill that tweaks the federal tax code and allows enrolled agents more discretion in using their credentials to distinguish themselves from unlicensed tax preparers.

Portman said he introduced the Enrolled Agents Credential Act to ensure that individuals and businesses are able to identify and have access to trained specialists when filing their federal taxes. He said some state statutes prevent enrolled agents from identifying themselves as credentialed by the treasury department.

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A Lake Township trustee is repeating his request for an opinion from the Wood County Prosecutor’s office on what zoning resolutions a township can enforce to regulate shooting ranges – but with a slight change.

In a previous letter, Richard Welling asked the prosecutor’s office if there are zoning regulations a township can enforce regarding the discharge of firearms.

The office of Paul Dobson confirmed it had received the letter and said an opinion would be provided in about eight weeks.

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The Oregon school board chose two finalists from a list of three candidates for the superintendent’s position. The school board will choose one of them as the new superintendent at a school board meeting on Thursday, June 27.

The board originally received nine resumes for the post and selected three candidates for interviews before narrowing the list to just two – Dr. Lonny J. Rivera, of Oregon, and Dr. Deborah A. Piotrowski, of Xenia, Ohio.

Ziviski said the candidates “met most of the criteria as identified from our community forum.”

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Clay turbine meets 100 percent of energy demand

Since the electrical connection on October 20, 2012, the PW 56 wind turbine at Clay High School has been generating as much energy as the campus uses.

According to a school press release, the district has saved $43,343 from the Clay turbine and two turbines at Eisenhower Middle School.

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Improvements planned for Camp Perry

Work will begin by the end of this month on a $2.9 million improvement project at Camp Perry, including replacing World War II-era Quonset huts and upgrade storm drainage systems and installing new sidewalks.

Completion is scheduled for December, said U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur, who serves on the defense sub-committee of the House Appropriations Committee.

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NFL domestic violence

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