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Random Drug Testing in Schools

There’s more than just reading, writing and arithmetic in schools today. For some in the area, random drug testing is also part of the agenda. Most recently, Maumee Schools joined other schools in the Northern Lakes League in requiring random drug testing for students who participate in sports and extracurricular activities (grades 7-12) and for

June 17 is National Flip Flop Day

Nothing says summer quite like a pair of sandals— flip flops to be exact. Get into the swing of summer by celebrating National Flip Flop Day with a cold smoothie and a good cause. Local smoothie hotspot, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, has spent the past decade as a large supporter of the organization Camp Sunshine, which

Traveling and pregnant? Zika could affect you

The Zika virus has been a hot topic lately, however the concern is not virus-carrying mosquitoes invading Northwest Ohio. Though an infestation here is unlikely, the more pressing threat involves travelling residents bringing the virus back from areas— Central and South America— where the virus is a more immediate problem.. The disease is primarily spread