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June 7th, 2013

Computer class may be requirement

June 7, 2013

Assistant Managing Editor
In an effort to better prepare Wapakoneta HIgh School students, a new graduation requirement is being proposed.
Wapakoneta High School Principal Scott Minnig recently suggested that computer applications be made a mandatory class. He said that an important skill for today’s work force is being able to use technology.
“At the high school, we like to make sure kids are prepared,” Minnig said. “What we have heard is some are lacking computer skills.”

WCS opposed to voucher system

June 7, 2013

Wapakoneta City Schools administrators and board members recently voiced opposition to a portion of a proposed state bill that would increase publicly-funded vouchers for students to attend private and parochial schools.
For the complete story, see the Saturday, June edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Street hearing slated

June 7, 2013

As the $2.6 million East Auglaize Street reconstruction project nears the midway point with infrastructure, the $2.1 West Auglaize Street reconstruction project enters the public hearing stage with a meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. July 10 in council chambers at the Wapakoneta City Administration Building.
For the complete story, see the Saturday, June 8 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Brown takes aim at China

June 7, 2013

Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is reintroducing a bill this week which is again aimed at countering the economic harm to U.S. workers and manufacturers caused by foreign countries manipulating their currency.
The Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2013 would provide consequences for countries that fail to adopt appropriate policies to eliminate practices to manipulate their currency, which artificially decreases the price on exports to the United States and increases the cost of American made goods imported by those countries.

Portman attacks child sex traffic

June 7, 2013

Children forced into sex trafficking would no longer be treated as criminals but as victims if a bill co-sponsored by Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman is passed.
For the complete story, see the Friday, June 7 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

CR33A repairs

June 7, 2013

Construction plans for the repairing and repaving of County Road 33A have been approved for the project, which is to be completed this summer.
For the complete story, see the Friday, June 7 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Wapak man dies in crash

June 7, 2013

Staff Writers
A 43-year-old Wapakoneta man died from injuries suffered in a three-vehicle crash near the intersection of Ohio 501 and Wapakoneta-Buckland Road, north of Wapakoneta.
Ronald Harruff was pronounced dead at the scene by Auglaize County Coroner Dr. Thomas Freytag after the three-car crash at approximately 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Wacky Days start at Wapak WaterPark

June 7, 2013

Zach Kimmet couldn’t have phrased the day any better as he stood in line to get free toys with his twin brother, Tyler, at the Wapakoneta WaterPark Wednesday.
For the complete story, see the Thursday, June 6 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.

Area fire burns home, claims pet

June 7, 2013

A house fire early Tuesday morning in New Hampshire claimed the life of at least one family pet, but all three occupants of the residence were able to get out safely.
For the complete story, see the Thursday, June 6 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News

June 6th

Economic good news

June 6, 2013

Managing Editor
Despite the talk of impending doom by most economic experts, a Fifth Third Bank chief market strategist says leading national and international indicators point to a strengthening U.S. recovery.
John Augustine, who manages approximately $25 billion in assets for the Fifth Third Bank, discussed 10 macroeconomic factors and six market observations as well as two recommendations for the future during a speech Tuesday sponsored by the Wapakoneta Area Economic Development Council.

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From staff reports Charlie Sutton took down one more school record Thursday, as the Wapakoneta...


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