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How many presidents were Methodists?

Thursday, January 25, 2001

George W. Bush is only the third president officially recognized by the Encyclopedia of World Methodism as a Methodist when he took the oath of office.

Judge halts termination of pork checkoff

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A federal judge in Michigan has temporarily stopped the pork checkoff from getting dismantled.

Not enough signatures for beef referendum

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The USDA announced Jan. 17 that not enough valid petitions were received to require a referendum on the beef checkoff.

Opera classes feature guest presenters

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Canton series on the opera is a great opportunity for music lovers to learn more about the opera.

Pa. to build new livestock center

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture recently released $5.6 million for the construction of a new Pennsylvania Livestock Evaluation Center.

Science textbook errors speak volumes

Thursday, January 25, 2001

A new examination of some of the most widely used middle school physical science textbooks has found texts with egregious errors.

Tackle these touchdown tidbits

Thursday, January 25, 2001

Here’s some Super Bowl weekend trivia for you: Did you know the phrase “back to square one” has its roots in football?

W.Va. direct marketing conference spotlights diversification opportunities

Thursday, January 25, 2001

The West Virginia Direct Marketing Association’s annual conference will be held at the Ramada-Downtown in Wheeling Feb. 2 and 3.

Answers may be blowin’ in the wind

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Wind farming may be an alternative to other power sources.

Bid calling champion is crowned

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The king of chant, the grand champion bid caller in Pennsylvania, hails from western Pennsylvania.

Buckeye Egg fined $1.36 million

Thursday, January 18, 2001

State officials are pleased with the agreement but say, ‘we’ve heard it before.’

Fewer wheat acres could boost prices

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The lowest projected winter wheat plantings in 30 years could give some lift to wheat prices by summer harvest.

Glass show offers free identification of glass pieces

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Free glass identification will be offered during the 14th annual Classic Glass Show and Sale, Feb. 10, in Eastlake, Ohio.

Historical society plans exhibit for creator of Quaker Sam

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The Salem Historical Society is planning a local exhibit of the works of the local artist, Perry Calvin. He may be best known for the beloved character “Quaker Sam” used throughout the community and the Salem School District.

Learn to grow your own geraniums

Thursday, January 18, 2001

When starting plants from seed this winter, don’t forget geraniums. While most gardeners purchase their geraniums from garden centers in the spring, growing them from seed is easy and fun.

Loghurst cabin tours are scheduled through March 22

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Candlelight tours of Loghurst, the oldest log house in the Western Reserve, will begin soon.

Meeting addresses game breeders and hunting preserves

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Penn State is hosting a conference for anyone interested in game birds or operating a hunting preserve.

Milk bonus does your wallet good

Thursday, January 18, 2001

By adjusting management practices, milk producers could probably obtain bonuses with little or no added production costs.

North coast political collectors to meet

Thursday, January 18, 2001

The North Coast Nostalgia and Political Collectors will hold its 10th annual convention, show and sale Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Akron-Fairlawn Hilton Grand Ballroom.

Ohioan to chair AFBF young farmer committee

Thursday, January 18, 2001

Gary Baldosser, a corn, soybean, wheat and beef producer from Republic, Ohio, was elected 2001 chairman of the American Farm Bureau Federation young farmer and rancher committee.

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