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Population: Now 6,169,232,446 and climbing

Thursday, July 19, 2001

The U.N. Population Division says world population is currently growing at an annual rate of 1.2 percent, or 77 million people per year. The six countries that account for half of this annual growth are India, China, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, and Indonesia.

Quilt Odyssey set in Gettysburg, Pa.

Thursday, July 19, 2001

Quilt Odyssey 2001, an annual quilt show and symposium will be held Aug. 2-5, exhibiting quilts from Canada, Japan, England, the Netherlands, and from all over the United States. There will also be an antique quilt show.

Scientist working on low-fat french fries made from rice

Thursday, July 19, 2001

An ARS scientist has perfected a method of processing rice flour mixtures that when fried will closely mimic potatoes.

Teens struggle to ace history test

Thursday, July 19, 2001

Asked basic fourth grade-level history questions, teens didn’t know many important historical facts.

Thunderstorm phobia in dogs may be genetic

Thursday, July 19, 2001

A recent study shows that both a dog’s breed and its previous experiences may affect whether it is afraid of thunderstorms.

Trumbull County cattleman suspects rustlers

Thursday, July 19, 2001

A Trumbull County beef producer discovered 12 head of feeder calves missing from his pasture earlier this month.

U.N. report: Harness technology to improve world’s living conditions

Thursday, July 19, 2001

The United Nation’s new Human Development Report 2001 calls for harnessing new technologies to help transform the lives of the poor.

Voters willing to pay share of conservation benefits from farms

Thursday, July 19, 2001

National poll shows Americans value U.S. food and will pay to protect farmland and the environment.

Antique roadshow slated for July 15

Thursday, July 12, 2001

An Antique Roadshow and Fun Fair will be staged July 15 at the Werner Inn in East Canton, Ohio, from 1-5 p.m.

Antiques show moves to Akron

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The Pappabello Summer Antiques Show and Sale, previously held at the I-X Center in Cleveland, will come to John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron July 13-15.

Cars to race along Route 66 without a drop of gas

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The American Solar Challenge will wind along historic Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles.

Children of Chernobyl visit United States

Thursday, July 12, 2001

An ongoing project called “The Children of Chernobyl” brings youth from the former Soviet Union to visit the United States each summer.

Collectors donate rare pottery to Colonial Williamsburg

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The Henry and June Weldon collection of English pottery, widely regarded as the finest collection of its kind in the world, has been donated to Colonial Williamsburg.

Copeland weather: Temperatures were normal for the first half of the year

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The temperature was normal for the first six months of this year, according to Edwin R. Copeland, U.S. weather observer, reporting from his post in southern Columbiana County.

EPA rule a plus for Midwest ethanol

Thursday, July 12, 2001

For the first time, Midwest refiners will receive credit toward their carbon monoxide reduction.

Form From Fire: Chihuly glass sculpture to illuminate Dayton Art Institute

Thursday, July 12, 2001

A Dale Chihuly exhibition — Form From Fire — will open July 21 at the Dayton Art Institute featuring more than 100 objects from Chihuly’s most beloved series.

Guest Commentary: History teaches us to value freedom

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Commentary from a senior airman in the U.S. Air Force reminds us that the survival of democracy depends on an educated public, especially when it concerns constititional rights.

Hot rods ride into Ohio Expo Center

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The Ohio Expo Center presents the Goodguys/PPG Hot Rod and Custom Car Nationals July 13-15.

Interest rates on student loans reach all-time lows

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Student loan interest rates have dropped up to 2.2 percentage points – reaching historic lows and offering lower payments to millions of borrowers.

Ladies, hold onto your carts: Men are found to be savvy shoppers

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Is he a ‘grab and go’ kind of shopper? Guys aren’t as inept at shopping as women think, but it is a skill that seems to have evolved more strongly in females.

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