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Christopher Gillcrist, executive director of the Great Lakes Historical Society, will speak to the public Thursday, March 21 about the National Museum of the Great Lakes expected to open in September at the Marina District in East Toledo.

Gillcrist will describe new exhibits and the process used to create them. He will also talk about the objectives for the museum and how it will be funded.

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Oregon City Council on Monday approved a zoning change and conditional use permit for a parcel on Navarre Avenue for a proposed used car lot.

Zoning at 2705 Navarre Avenue was changed from R-2 Medium Density Residential to C-2 General Commercial Zoning.

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Oregon City Administrator Mike Beazley told council at a meeting on Feb. 25 that he recently spent some time fielding calls from the public asking about the city’s plans to build a jail. Beazley, who was in Columbus, was puzzled, since there were no such plans.

Apparently, a TV station in Toledo believed such was the case and had broadcasted the inaccurate story, which sparked the inquiries from Oregon residents.

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Many small towns in northwest Ohio are nice places to live and raise a family, but most of them do not feature much by way of allure or appeal.

There are some small communities in this region, albeit a few, that are known for their pizzazz and panache. Towns like Elmore, Marblehead and Archbold come to mind.

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The Oregon school board passed a resolution at its last meeting to authorize Treasurer Jane Fruth to refinance the balance of its school improvement bonds and save the district $3 million.

The district issued $44,999,993.05 school improvement bonds on May 12, 2005 to fund the construction of a new elementary school to replace Coy Elementary, and to renovate, add and remodel other buildings in the district, including an addition, partial demolition and renovation of Clay High School. It also funded equipment, furnishings, site improvements and landscaping.

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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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