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Off again, on again: Court stay checkoff

Thursday, November 21, 2002

A federal appeals court granted a stay that permits the pork checkoff to continue collections during an appeal process.

Ohio’s ‘oldest old’ a growing part of society

Thursday, November 21, 2002

The greatest population growth in Ohio is occurring in the ‘oldest of the old,’ those 85 or older.

Pa. Grange puts first woman at helm

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Pennsyvlania Grange members elected the first woman to serve in the top position in the 130-year history of the state organization.

Pastor provides free resources to groups praying for nation’s farmers

Thursday, November 21, 2002

This Methodist minister believes swelling the ranks of prayer warriors can only be good for America’s endangered farm families.

People who give, live longer

Thursday, November 21, 2002

A University of Michigan study suggests older people who are helpful to others reduce their risk of dying by nearly 60 percent compared to peers who provide neither practical help nor emotional support to relatives, neighbors or friends.

Thanksgiving menu stuffed with healthy choices

Thursday, November 21, 2002

From the main course to dessert, the traditional Thanksgiving meal is stuffed with healthy food choices, particularly those rich in disease-fighting antioxidants.

Tri-State Toy Soldier show at Mountaineer Racetrack Dec. 8

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Old and new toy soliders will line up at a special Mountaineer Racetrack show Dec. 8.

USDA takes action on several dairy fronts

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Milk producers in drought-designated counties are eligible for per-head payment under livestock program.

Vocal minority passed Florida hog legislation

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Agriculture lost its voice in the recent Florida ballot issue to prohibit the use of gestation stalls for sows.

Zoar Village opens doors for holiday

Thursday, November 21, 2002

Old-world Christmas customs, decorated private homes and museums and holiday crafts for decorating and gifts make up 2002’s Christmas in Zoar, Dec. 7 and 8.

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