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Oregon City Council late last year started discussions on passing a property maintenance code. The city administration presented a draft ordinance to council that is currently under review.Oregonians to vote on Medicaid taxes as costs soar
Burke has volunteered for phone banks to garner support for the measure th... . In this Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, photo, Kelly Burke walks down the steps of her home in Portland, Ore., past several lawn signs, one at far left supporting Oregon's Measure 101.Daily Log: 1/22
Lois May, 91, of Toledo, Dec. 6, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, in 800 block of South Detroit. Accidental, complication of hip fracture; deceased had an unwitnessed fall out of bed.Mia Bio
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Oregonians learn to pump their own gas; Google Arts and Culture app takes over the world; Hawaii gets a fake missile alert Nearly 70 years ago, Oregon and New Jersey banned self-service gas, which means gas stations in those states have old-timey assistants to pump gas into your car for you. How quaint! Oregon's law was modified in 2015 to allow some stations to offer self-service at night and, beginning Jan. 1 this year, an amendment to this law went even further, allowing nearly half the state's counties to drop their "gas jockeys" and make people fill their own damn cars.Kaptur, Dingell applaud EPA decision on Lake Erie
Charter boat captain Dave Spangler holds a sample of algae from Maumee Bay in Lake Erie in Oregon, Ohio, on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.Cheeky anti-GOP messaging effort targets Greg Walden: 'Selling out Oregon one vote at a time'
Democrats in the campaign trenches believe their party has a legitimate shot at retaking the U.S. House of Representatives in November. But they know it won't be easy, thanks to gerrymandering and the common attitude among voters everywhere that Congress as a whole is terrible but their particular representative is great.Couple ordered to pay $1.4M in restitution for tax evasion
A northern Oregon couple pleaded guilty to tax evasion after authorities say they shielded nearly $4 million in income from the IRS. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Karl Brady and Laura Brady pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday and must pay $1.4 million in restitution - the amount that authorities say the couple did not pay in taxes from 2008 to 2015.Oregon OK's messaging boards at specific locations
Oregon City Council on Monday approved the purchase and installation of two monument signs with electronic messaging centers at the city's municipal complex. The quote from Reason Sign Company was about $500 more than Allen industries, and the quote from Toledo sign was over $15,000 higher, according to City Administrator Mike Beazley.County Democratic chairman hopes new treasurer will be selected next week
Lucas County's Democratic Party chairman hopes for a new county treasurer appointment next week after a credit score sunk the initial selection of Lindsay Webb. Ms. Webb, meanwhile, is now reviewing potential options, as one agency had said it needed more time to determine possible coverage.Photo Gallery: Maumee Bay Classic wrestling tournament
Wauseon's Gavin Ritter, right, goes upside down against Elyria's Dylan Shawver in the 113-pound championship match during the Maumee Bay Classic wrestling tournament. Archbold's Gavin Grime celebrates defeating Oregon Clay's Garret Anderson 5-3 in OT of the 145-pound championship match during the Maumee Bay Classic wrestling tournament.How did Webb's credit woes surprise Lucas County Dems?
Lindsay Webb speaks after taking the oath of office for Lucas County Treasurer on Wednesday, January 10, at One Government Center in Toledo. At left is Ms.Service organizations continue to see numbers dwindle
The American Legion, an organization created by an act of Congress in 1919 and which spearheaded the original GI Bill for veterans returning from World War II in the 1940s, has seen its national membership dwindle to 2.4 million, down from 2.7 million a decade ago and 3.1 million 20 years ago. At Oregon's Christ Dunberger American Legion Post 537, just two World War II veterans remain and one Korean vet, Bud Shanks, is approaching 90 years old.Color guard membership dying: Vets ask, "Who will salute me when the time comes?'
According to the members of the Oregon's Dunberger American Legion Post 537 Color Guard, one poem says it all. Lawrence Vaincourt's classic "Just a Common Soldier" is commonly referred to as "A Veteran Died Today" or "A Soldier Died Today."Three Kings celebration takes serious tone post-hurricane Mar a
She just returned last week from her third medical mission. She introduced other members of the medical mission teams in attendance at the celebration-including Byron Wynn , volunteer coordinator for Catholic Charities of the Toledo Diocese, and Dr. Irma Santiago , a native of Puerto Rico.Sheehy supports effort to stop spread of Asian carp
State Rep. Michael Sheehy recently expressed support for a congressional effort to stop the spread of Asian carp in the Great Lakes. Sheehy, whose district includes Jerusalem Township, Oregon and parts of Toledo in The Press circulation area, introduced similar legislation in the House in 2014.Lucas County Democrats to meet to choose treasurer
Lucas County Democrats meet Tuesday night to decide which of three candidates should succeed Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz as Lucas County treasurer, and it's become a horse race. State Rep. Michael Ashford, Toledo Councilman Lindsay Webb, and Oregon Councilman James Seaman are set to interview with the party's screening committee starting at 5 p.m., followed by a vote of the central committee at 7 p.m. Under state law, the central committee of the outgoing treasurer's political party appoints someone to fill any vacancy.Entities partner in sanitary sewer study
Four entities are jointly funding an engineering study of providing sanitary sewer service in portions of Jerusalem Township in Lucas County and Allen Township in Ottawa County. Gino Monaco, administrator of the Ottawa County Sanitary Engineering Department, said health departments from both counties have conducted water testing and have confirmed there were "wastewater concerns impacting streams."Model train enthusiasts share passion at Hayes
Ken Fullenlove oils a model train while offering tips to fellow enthusiasts during the clinic at the Hayes Presidential Library and Museums. FREMONT - In 1946, Kenneth Fullenlove was given his first model train at the age of 10 years old as a gift from his father.Who wants to move to Toledo?
In its annual analysis of where moving vans carried migrating Americans, United Van Lines listed Ohio among its "Most Moved From States." Most Americans who moved out of state last year left cold Midwestern and Northeastern states for the West and Southeast, the moving company's data showed.