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Sisters seek speed

June 28, 2013

Staff Writer
While thousands of children participate in Soap Box derbies every year, two racers in particular have made it a family affair.
Sisters Madison Kennedy and Taylor McCullough both developed a love for soap box derby racing at a young age, and both have showed they can excel in the competition.
Both recently participated in the Lima Soap Box Derby held June 22, with 10-year-old Taylor placing third and 11-year-old Madison placing sixth.

Sen. seeks funds for GLSM

June 28, 2013

Concerned about algae blooms in Grand Lake St. Marys and Lake Erie, the junior U.S. senator from Ohio is working with a Democratic U.S. senator from Florida on legislation to help provide funds for mitigation and prevention.
For the full story, see the Friday, June 28 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Brown fights rise in college costs

June 28, 2013

With a vote expected Monday to double the federal interest rate on college loans, Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown continues his fight to keep those rates low as well as to offer a new system to help college students with private loans all in an effort to seek ways to control the cost of college tuition and fees.
For the full story, see the Friday, June 28 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Center change opposed

June 28, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
Members of the Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education this week passed a resolution opposing state legislative plans for changes to the appointment to career center boards of education.
“The heart of the bill takes our school board representatives off and appoints members from different entities,” Superintendent Keith Horner said. “We want to be part of the board.”
His comments and feelings were echoed by local school districts throughout the state.

Wind turbine leases to end

June 28, 2013

Executives with an international alternative energy company have decided against developing approximately 5,000 acres in Auglaize County and another 7,000 acres in Shelby County into a future wind farm.
For the full story, see the Thursday, June 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak school lunch prices increases, fees stay the same

June 28, 2013

Students will be paying more for school lunches next year, while student fees are to remain the same.
For the full story, see the Thursday, June 27 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

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