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Monday, June 24, 2013

A reminder…State Route 101, or Tiffin Avenue, between Harbor Boulevard and Superior Street in Sandusky is closing today, as part of that area’s ongoing train overpass project.

The road is expected to re-open by the end of August.

 

State senator Gayle Manning is coming to Bellevue.

She’ll hold office hours, between 11am and 12:30pm this Friday, at the Bellevue Public Library. No appointment is necessary.

 

Congressman Jim Jordan has opened an office in Norwalk.

It’s at 13-B East Main Street.  Jordan represents the 4th district, which ranges from Urbana to parts of Huron and Erie Counties.

 

A Warren, Ohio woman has been crowned Miss Ohio.

23-year-old Heather Wells will now compete for the title of Miss America.

 

A Philadelphia company has been picked, to provide food service for Ohio prisons.

Aramark has a two-year contract, for $110 million. The company will serve nearly 140,000 meals per day, to inmates in state prisons. The deal is expected to save taxpayers $28 million.

 

A Norwalk teen was taken to Fisher-Titus Medical Center, after a rollover crash on South Norwalk Road.

18-year-old Calvin J. Riley was injured late Friday night. There’s no other information. The crash remains under investigation.

 

AAA says nearly 41 million Americans will hit the road, for Independence Day.

That’s down almost one percent, from last year. Officials said the decline is due to a shorter holiday period. July 4th is a week from Thursday.

 

Tuition is going up at two of Ohio’s public universities.

The increase at Miami University in Oxford is 1.5 percent.  At Bowling Green State University and BGSU-Firelands is 2 percent.  Trustees at both universities also approved on-campus smoking bans.