May 28, 2016

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Trash pickup canceled due to strike

LORAIN — Republic Waste customers won’t have their trash picked up today because of a strike.

Republic Area Marketing Manager Dave Kidder said workers went out on strike late Saturday or early today.

He said that Republic normally collects trash in Avon Lake, North Ridgeville, Amherst, Vermilion, Lorain, LaGrange, Avon and several townships in Lorain County on Mondays. Communities in Cuyahoga County also are being affected by the strike.

Republic has had strikes by workers throughout the country in recent days.

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