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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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A special meeting of the Lake school board has been scheduled for June 3 to review contract bids for an interior renovation project at Lake High School to build additional classrooms.

The meeting, which will be held in the Middle School Media Center, will start at 5 p.m.

If a contract is awarded, the additional classrooms will be constructed on the second floor of what is called the Extended Learning Area of the high school, said Jeff Carpenter, district treasurer.

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Nationally-renowned artist brings murals to East Toledo

Peruvian artist Mario Torrero will lead a group of Bowling Green State University students in painting a 40 feet wide by 15 feet tall mural on a viaduct on East Broadway near Vinyl Street.

If the weather and other factors cooperate, the group will have begun their project over the weekend and be done by this Wednesday.

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Before members of the Oregon school board embark in earnest on the search for a new superintendent, they will listen to residents and staff of the district.

A community forum is scheduled for June 3 at 7 p.m. in the Clay High School library to discuss issues facing the district and how they will impact the search process.

Dr. Michael Zalar announced recently he is leaving the Oregon district to take the position of superintendent of North Olmstead City School District. He’d been superintendent in Oregon since 2008 and was principal of Clay High School for five years prior to that.

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$15 Hourly wage

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