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Starting next year, school districts in Ohio will do away with current grade card designations, such as “Excellent,” and “Effective,” and “Continuous Improvement.” Instead, they will receive letter grades on several measures similar to how students receive grades for their classes.

“I think it’s time now to begin preparing the community for this,” Oregon City Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Zalar said at a recent school board meeting.

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Fans of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” got a chance to see Kimberly Oberhaus, an administrative assistant at the Toledo Museum of Art, from Walbridge, on today’s show (May 8).

Kimberly made it all the way up to her $250,000 question. She unfortunately provided an incorrect answer, however, and bypassed the option of not answering the question. If she had walked away from the game, she could have taken home her entire Millionaire Bank, which had risen to $53,600.

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The Ohio Power Siting Board has authorized Oregon Clean Energy, LLC, to build a natural gas-fired electric generating facility on N. Lallendorf Road in the City of Oregon.

Todd Snitchler, board chairman, said the facility will add “much needed” generating capacity to northern Ohio.

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After encountering no opposition at two hearings held by the Ohio Power Siting Board, developers of a proposed natural gas-fired electric power plant in the City of Oregon will see how a draft permit issued by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency covering air emissions is received by the public.

An informational session to explain the permit and receive public comment is scheduled for May 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake Erie Center, 6200 BayShore Rd., Oregon.

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A proposed bill with bi-partisan support in the Ohio Legislature would, if passed, ban the use of traffic cameras to detect red light and speed limit violations.

Rep. Ron Hood, R-Ashville, Rep. Ron Maag, R-Lebanon, and Rep. Dale Mallory, D-Cincinnati, are sponsoring House Bill 69.

Hood, in a statement on his website, said the traffic cameras are often installed “as a money-grab for local governments.”

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