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East greets West at Fort Pitt

Thursday, August 1, 2002

A temporary exhibit at Pittsburgh’s Fort Pitt Museum examines the chief differences in the material cultures of the Eastern Woodland Indians and the Western Plains Indians.

Estes auction exceeds expectations

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Recent auction in Ohio features high-end radios from estate of late N.Y. collector.

Fact and folklore: Ways to keep pests from gardens

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Did you know moles hate pinwheels? While not all garden folklore is based in science, it does provides some useful and entertaining remedies to try.

Gypsy moth damage down, still pesky

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Ohioans – and other states’ residents – can thank a fungus for less gypsy moth damage this year.

Harrison County 4-H club wins national service award

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Green Valley 4-H Club of Harrison County, Ohio, won a national award in Colgate-Palmolive’s 29th annual search for the country’s best community projects by young Americans.

Interest in alternative medicine growing

Thursday, August 1, 2002

More Americans are becoming interested in alternative medicine. And acceptance by mainstream health care providers is growing, too.

New video features dairy show ethics

Thursday, August 1, 2002

A new youth-oriented video on dairy show ethics is available through the Holstein Foundation.

Ohio will host conference for amphora lovers

Thursday, August 1, 2002

The Amphora Works produced art pottery in the Turn-Teplitz Region of Austria at the turn of the last century. Amphora collectors will hold a conference Aug. 9-11 at the Holiday Inn in Sidney, Ohio.

Six inducted into state fair hall of fame

Thursday, August 1, 2002

The newest class of inductees to the Ohio State Fair Hall of Fame include E. Denslow Eversole of Baltimore; Richard Lewis of Orient; C. LaVon Shook of Columbus; Ruth Stackhouse of Wakeman; Esta Lee Strauser of Mount Vernon; and Walter M. Burns of Plain City.

Slacking regulations are now an enforced steam boiler law

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Gov. Bob Taft signed the historical steam boiler bill in an effort to prevent another steam explosion like the one that occurred last summer at the Medina County Fair.

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