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If the early season results are any indication, Tim Shaffer will be a force to be reckoned with throughout 2009. The Aliquippa, Pa. driver took the lead on lap 9 and stormed through the field at Fremont Speedway Saturday, lapping up to 9th place to score the win on Pepsi Night to open The Track That Action Built's 58th season.

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A couple weather-induced postponements in last year’s inaugural varsity baseball meeting between Genoa and Perrysburg at Toledo’s Fifth Third Field didn’t do a thing to deter the two successful programs from setting up another clash in 2009.

The Comets (8-2, 2-0 Suburban Lakes League) will face the defending Northern Lakes League and Division I district champion Yellow Jackets Saturday May 2 at 7 p.m. in the home of the Toledo Mud Hens.

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The last 19 laps of Friday's Sunoco American Late Model Series feature at Attica Raceway Park had the fans on the edge of their seats as a tremendous seven car battle played out before Pinconning, Michigan's Jeep VanWormer took the victory on True Value of Woodville Night.

VanWormer took the lead on lap 20 after a tremendous side-by-side battle with Rocky Owens for three laps, and then had to hold off Matt Miller and finally a closing Wayne Maffett Jr., who had started last in the 22-car field.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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