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Eastwood planning to hire 9 teachers

The Eastwood School District will be adding at least nine new teachers to its roster for the next school year.

According to Superintendent Brent Welker, two new teachers will be added for the all-day kindergarten program; one for third grade at Pemberville Elementary School, where class sizes for the second grade are too high, and the remainder will be to replace retiring teachers.

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Do you have a right to know where that steak on your plate came from?

Should it be legal to photograph chicken farms and dairy cows?

Big Agriculture says you don’t and it shouldn’t. Armies of Big Ag lobbyists are pushing for new state-level laws across the country to keep us all in the dark. Less restrictive versions have been law in some states since the 1980s, but the meat industry has ratcheted up a radical new campaign.

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Changing agricultural practices and weather conditions are cited in a study as the likely causes of what is considered the largest harmful algae bloom in Lake Erie’s recorded history.

And the study by researchers at the University of Michigan and eight other institutions describes the 2011 algae bloom as a harbinger of things to come rather than an isolated occurrence.

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Oregon City Administrator Mike Beazley, who was hired in 2010, is content with his current salary and turned down a 2.5 percent raise offered by Mayor Mike Seferian.

“Tonight, I had anticipated walking out an ordinance. It didn’t turn out too well,” Seferian said at a council meeting last week.

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Construction of the Stadium Road Bikeway Phase 2 project is expected to begin this month.

“It’ll start within the next two weeks,” Oregon Public Service Director Paul Roman said on Wednesday.

The Stadium Road Bikeway, Phase 2, is a key phase of the Oregon Bikeway Plan, which will provide a continuous bike path through the city connecting major parks, schools, and other public facilities.

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NFL domestic violence

Will the recent reports of domestic abuse by NFL players affect your viewing of professional football?
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