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Electoral college a barrier to democracy

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The emergence of partisan politics has corrupted the electoral college by exacting advance pledges from the electors.

Holiday can help teach kids about saving money

Thursday, December 14, 2000

STILLWATER, Okla. – This is the time of year when parents and grandparents may be wondering what popular new toys they should buy for their children and grandchildren. This is also a good time of year to begin teaching young children about money management. “Often children grow up with very little knowledge about the value […]

Kwanzaa founder to start events in Pittsburgh

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Dr. Maulana Karenga, founder of the Kwanzaa holiday, will kick off the Pittsburgh area Kwanzaa celebration at a special lecture Dec. 26 at 7 p.m. in Carnegie Music Hall.

Learn to deal with estate planning with new home course

Thursday, December 14, 2000

An Estate Planning Letter Study Course is available to start you on an estate plan. You can proceed at your own pace and in the comfort of your home.

Letter writer expressed bigotry of his own

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and that freedom includes the right to believe or to not believe.

Mail Pouch painter dies, but legacy lives

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio native Harley Warrick, who painted his way into history with “Chew Mail Pouch Tobacco” signs on barns, died Nov. 24 at age 76.

Moravian lovefeast to be held Dec. 10 at Schoenbrunn

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The Moravian lovefeast is a fellowship service that has been held in Moravian churches for nearly 250 years, originating in Germany in the 1740s.

November temperatures could predict cold, snowy winter

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Columbiana County’s longtime U.S. weather observer says, if November was any indication, get ready for a cold winter!

ODNR honors conservationists’ efforts

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Ohio Department of Natural Resources inducts two members into Hall of Fame.

Pastor carves Christmas totem pole

Thursday, December 14, 2000

A 26-year effort in research, sketching and carving ended in the translation of the Christmas story into a 12-foot totem pole of yellow cedar.

Plenty of rest and hot fluids is best way to beat colds

Thursday, December 14, 2000

While there’s hope that something will be discovered to cure the cold, researchers haven’t found it yet.

Tips for helping children of divorce during the holidays

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Divorced parents can do much to alleviate the stress of the holidays for their children.

USDA makes modest changes in dairy pricing system to raise farmer income

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The USDA’s recently announced modifications in the pricing formulas in the Federal Milk Marketing Order system should result in a modest increase in dairy farmer prices.

What was he thinking?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

Reader responds to letter writer’s rant.

Whatever happened to that progressive Ohio dairy group?

Thursday, December 14, 2000

The hoped-for voice that would represent all Ohio dairy farmers has been largely silent for the past year, but the Progressive Dairy Producers of Ohio is back in action.

Akron Antique Market will open December 9

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The Akron Antique Market will be held Dec. 9-10 at the Summit County Fairgrounds.

Christmas customs recaptured for Loghurst

Thursday, December 7, 2000

The oldest log house in northeast Ohio is decked out for the holidays.

Don’t sign contracts regarding crop genetic content

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Farmers should use extreme caution before signing any contracts regarding the genetic content of crop varieties or hybrids.

Find the Christmas spirit at Reeves Victorian Home

Thursday, December 7, 2000

DOVER, Ohio – The J.E. Reeves Victorian Home and Carriage House Museum, located at 325 East Iron Avenue in Dover, is decorated for Christmas and open for tours through Dec. 22 from 12-8 p.m. daily. Each of the 17 rooms of the mansion are adorned with new decorations. All tours are guided and begin in […]

Historical patterns could be a good predictor of soybean and corn prices

Thursday, December 7, 2000

Based on history, the odds of a cash corn price above $3 are about 18 percent.

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