WASHINGTON, DC - Northwest Ohio is preparing for its share of the 2009 Economic Stimulus Bill.

The region should receive a shot in the arm from the bill, especially in the alternative energy field, said U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown.

"When I'm in Wood County, in Lucas County, you can't help thinking that we're going to be the Silicon Valley of alternative energy, " Sen. Brown said when asked by FOX Toledo News about how he feels the bill will help this area.

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