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Close your eyes, and in your mind’s eye picture what you think a typical bird watcher looks like.

Paul Riss used to see the same vision.

“People always think bird watchers are little old ladies,” said Riss, a 42-year-old Canadian. “I thought I would try to change that (stereotype) by making a documentary, called ‘Punk Rock Big Year.’ People say I don’t look like a bird watcher.”

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East Toledo Family Center community builder Jodi Gross is heading a program geared toward bringing the neighborhoods together to advocate “one voice” for East Toledo.

Two meetings last week, one for safety and another for housing, demonstrated that the program was gaining momentum. In both cases, every chair in the meeting room had someone sitting in it.

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Oregon City Schools will unveil the first-ever CNC Milling Center in Clay High School history Tuesday, March 19 at 5 p.m.

The open house, which will be held in room 128 will include a demonstration of the HAAS VF-1 Vertical Milling Center.

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Chinese enjoy American culture during first three weeks

For the last three weeks in January, Eastwood Middle School hosted foreign exchange students and their teacher from China.

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The Ottawa County engineer continues to repair or replace aging bridges throughout the area. Two smaller county bridges are on the summer 2013 schedule.

Contractor bids were to be opened March 14, for replacement work on bridges on Fulkert Road and Genzman Road. Fulkert Road is located southeast of Genoa in Clay Township. The Genzman Road bridge project is located west of Toussaint South Road in Carroll Township.

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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