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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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Bids to construct a detention pond at Greenway Estates subdivision expired on June 16th before Northwood City Council could decide whether to proceed with the project.

The bids were good for 60 days, which ended on June 16, Administrator Bob Anderson said last Wednesday.

It doesn’t necessarily mean the project will not go forward, he added.

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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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Toledo’s District 3 city councilman and councilman and mayoral candidate Joe McNamara discussed outrage at the Mayor Michael Bell administration for the city’s demolition of the Ravine Park pool.

Craig said he found out about the demolition, which was already underway, on Wednesday from photos posted on the East Toledo Historical Society’s Facebook page. East Toledo officials believe the razing began last Monday.

“There are walls down, there are pieces of cement literally down and it’s just the pool part of it right now. They are going to work their way up to the rest, I imagine,” said Jodi Gross, East Toledo Family Center community builder and spokesperson for One Voice for East Toledo.

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Christmas spending

Are spending more, less or the same amount this year for Christmas?
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