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With the recreational season getting underway at Ohio’s state park lakes, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new web-based map application that features real-time data of algal blooms at park beaches and public notices for drinking water.

The online tool enables users to view current advisories or sampling data of harmful algal blooms. The map shows a color-coded “snapshot” of the entire state, with additional information about any active advisories available by clicking the computer’s mouse.

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On April 17, the Woodmore seniors loaded the bus and made their way to the Bahamas. After a 22-hour bus ride, they reached Port Canaveral in Florida. After getting through security checks, students began their experience of a life time aboard the Carnival cruise ship “Sensation.”

After being on the road for so long, the seniors made themselves right at home on the ship, changing into swimsuits and tank tops. Within just a few hours, the students were in the pool and hot tubs soaking up the sun.

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Seeing new sights, mingling with tons of people everywhere, and driving through chaotic traffic – the Eastwood High School’s National Honor Society experienced this excitement in New York City this spring.

Getting up at the crack of dawn, the group of 47 finally left around 6 a.m.

The first few hours were spent on a bus until they arrived at the Flight 93 Memorial site in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Everyone was able to get out and walk around and see the wall of names, the benches that were put up and the rock that was put over the spot where all of the people lost their lives.

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Maumee Indoor Theatre, Fremont Paramount, and Virginia Clark Theatre in North Baltimore will be among the first to offer viewings of “Gibsonburg,” a movie about the 2005 Division IV state championship baseball team.

The movie is based on the true story of the Gibsonburg High School baseball team that finished the regular season 6-17, and then went on to win eight straight tournament games and a state title to finish 14-17 under first-year coach Kyle Rase.

They were the first, and still the only, baseball team in Ohio history to win a state championship with a record under .500. The movie, starring Louis Bonafante and Lili Reinhart, has even more drama in it.

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Genoa schools may need to put an operating levy on the ballot this fall.

Memorial Day has come and gone and school districts across the state, including Genoa, remain in flux regarding finances.

“We were under the impression that the state would have something for us by the Memorial Day holiday,” Superintendent Dennis Mock said, regarding the state’s biennial budget that’ll take effect July 1.

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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