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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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A proposed natural gas-fired electric power plant in the City of Oregon received support from those who testified Wednesday during a hearing conducted by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency on the plant’s draft permit for air emissions.

The economic benefits to the region from the $860 million project and the environmental advantages it would provide over facilities that burn coal were mentioned frequently during testimony.

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Northwood City Council is reviewing whether to assess residents to excavate a detention pond at Greenway Estates subdivision near the Woodville Mall to improve drainage in the area.

“A few years ago, we had some flooding problems,” Councilman James Barton, chairman of the Service Committee, said at a meeting on April 25.

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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider a proposed ordinance that would permit charging residents’ health insurance companies, Medicare and Medicaid for emergency ambulance transport services provided by the Fire and Rescue Department.

Revenue generated from the program will help offset the actual cost of providing, maintaining and improving emergency medical services to the community.

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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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Christmas spending

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