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Come 2015, unlimited trash service will no longer be available in Oak Harbor.

“It was getting out of hand,” Oak Harbor Village Administrator Randy Genzman said. “Some families were coming together and putting out an unbelievable amount of trash.”

None of three vendors who submitted bids to provide garbage hauling services in the central Ottawa County village for the next three years included the unlimited trash as a service option.

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As of Wednesday, two smokestacks are down in East Toledo, and the tallest one remains.

It is one promise that Mayor D. Michael Collins’ kept — telling East Toledo residents at a town hall meeting that on July 16 two smokestacks from the razed Acme power plant in the Marina District will come down.

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Oregon officials defended their great city in the wake of recently being ranked as the 10th most boring city in Ohio by Movoto, a residential real estate blog.

Lindsay Myers, executive director of the Oregon on the Bay Regional Economic Development Foundation, said she “was a little miffed” when she read the blog.

“I’d rather be on a boring list than on a terrible place to live [list],” she said.

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The Toledo Area Humane Society (TAHS) is looking for volunteers to foster kittens, which fill up the facility each summer.

Danielle Marie Jones, director of marketing & development at the TAHS, said over 50 kittens need fostering right away.

“Summer is always the very busiest time of the year for kittens,” she said. “Over the summer, we can have 250 or more in foster care at one time.”

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Often, the word "boxing" conjures up a whole barrage of imagery — some of it not so good for some people.

Then there's International Boxing Club founder and executive director Harry Cummins, who has started another new community program. This time, the IBC is helping people living and coping with Parkinson’s disease.

Currently, there are 11 Parkinson's students enrolled in their "Knock-Out Parkinson's" class.

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