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Congress back in town; will disaster aid follow?

Thursday, January 9, 2003

New ag committee chairmen take helm in both Senate and House.

Copeland’s weather station: 2002 was warmest on record

Thursday, January 9, 2003

In 110 years of records, 2002 was the warmest recorded at the station of U.S. weather observer Edwin R. Copeland in southern Columbiana County, Ohio.

Deer farmer discusses chronic wasting disease

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Ohio deer farmer refutes statement that chronic wasting disease is primarily found among captive animals.

Four more farm-raised deer test positive for CWD in Wisconsin

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Four more whitetail deer from a Wisconsin farm-raised herd destroyed last month have tested positive for chronic wasting disease.

John Deere produces fuel cell vehicle

Thursday, January 9, 2003

John Deere has modified a Pro-Gator utility vehicle to demonstrate fuel cell power capabilities.

Many unusual plants found thriving in Ohio in 2002

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Twenty-one rare and unusual plants were discovered in Ohio this year.

Meat supplies set record in 2002; supplies should decline this year

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Total per capita meat consumption of all red meat and poultry by U.S. consumers is expected to approach 219 pounds [retail weight] during 2002, which is a new record.

Ohio meetings will share scrapie eradication update

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Several programs across Ohio this winter will explain the federal guidelines for the national scrapie eradication program.

Olde Stark Antique Faire is set for Jan.11-12

Thursday, January 9, 2003

The Olde Stark Antique Faire will be held Jan. 11-12 at the Exhibition Buildings on the Stark County Fairgrounds in Canton, Ohio.

State budget deficits loom large; signals deep health insurance cuts

Thursday, January 9, 2003

Across the United States, state fiscal crises could force deep cuts in programs for low-income working families.

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