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High heat, lack of rain tough on crops

Thursday, August 8, 2002

July 2002 was the driest July in the 110 years that the Copeland family has been keeping weather records from their post in southern Columbiana County.

Pennsylvania detects West Nile virus in eight counties

Thursday, August 8, 2002

West Nile Virus has been detected in 12 birds in eight Pennsylvania counties.

Political button collectors will host Indianapolis event

Thursday, August 8, 2002

The Indiana Chapter of the American Political Items Collectors will host a convention Sept. 14 in Indianapolis.

Raphael’s Renaissance works come to Cleveland for nation’s only showing

Thursday, August 8, 2002

The Cleveland Museum of Art is the first and only venue in the nation to display Raphael and His Age: Drawings from the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Lille, Aug. 25 through Nov. 3.

Rural America’s single, elderly women deal with poverty and isolation

Thursday, August 8, 2002

Elderly women living in rural areas are increasingly susceptible to lives of poverty and isolation.

Soybean yields may plummet in absence of rain, agronomist says

Thursday, August 8, 2002

Average soybean yields in Ohio are likely to be no better than 85 percent to 90 percent of a normal yield, and for each week fields go without rain, the number drops 10 percent to 15 percent.

Two Ohio egg handlers pay for inspection violations

Thursday, August 8, 2002

Two Ohio egg packers were fined by USDA for substandard practices.

Uncle Sam’s eBay: Web site features government items

Thursday, August 8, 2002

A new Web site takes all of the federal government’s sales of property, real estate, cars, souvenirs, books, gifts and auctions and organizes it on one easy-to-read-and-navigate page.

Who’s going to drive old Miss Daisy?

Thursday, August 8, 2002

As America ages, older men and women are likely to outlive their ability or willingness to drive.

Workshop, tour planned for limited resource farmers

Thursday, August 8, 2002

A tour, workshop, and picnic for limited resource farmers will be held at Ohio State University’s South Centers in Piketon, Ohio, Aug. 23.

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