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New vehicle sales up locally and in Lucas County
New auto sales for the first half of the year are up 6.9 percent among dealers in the Eastern Maumee Bay area and 9.7 percent in Lucas County.

According to Autoview Online, a data management firm which compiles information from the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, the seven local dealers sold 2,028 new cars in the first half of the year, 131 more than for the same period last year.

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Owner of new Apple store started out selling on eBay
What started out in his bedroom last year selling computers on eBay has now turned into a full time business for Michael Oberdick, a 2007 Eastwood graduate and owner of The Apple Outlet in Bowling Green.

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Oregon Wendy’s participating in raising funds for adoption
Wendy’s is supporting adoption locally, one brick at a time. According to a company spokesperson, from now through July 31, select Wendy’s restaurants in Northwest Ohio are striving to raise $5,000, the cost to adopt one child into a loving and permanent family. To reach this goal, local Wendy’s restaurants are selling paper “sandcastle bricks” for $1. All proceeds will benefit the Adopt America Network, located in Toledo.

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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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