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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.

Two Ohio egg handlers pay for inspection violations

Thursday, August 8, 2002

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

Economic stimulus? Just enforce NAFTA

Thursday, August 8, 2002

Enforcing NAFTA could be a powerful economic stimulus package and anti-terrorism tool.

Five years later: George Washington’s gristmill is anxious for visitors

Thursday, August 8, 2002

After five years of intense research and restoration work, George Washington’s gristmill at Mount Vernon opened earlier this year.

Feeding beef cows hay during winter months can tear up farm budget book

Thursday, August 8, 2002

The mindset that beef cows should be fed hay in the winter eats up farm profits. Alternative feeding methods can reduce cost without affecting productivity, and August is the time to start thinking about them.

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.

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.

Atwater Kent radio 5 sells for $7,500

Thursday, August 1, 2002

An Atwater Kent model 5 sold for $7,500 at a recent auction for Larry Anderson, program manager of WWVA, a country radio station in Wheeling, W.Va.

Ways to save on admission at Ohio State Fair

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Visitors to this year’s Ohio State Fair can save on admission tickets in a variety of ways. The fair runs through Aug. 18.

Twin sisters break sales records at Summit Co. Fair livestock sale

Thursday, August 1, 2002

Twins Lisa and Amy Bourgeois took both the grand and reserve champion titles for their steers at the Summit County Fair last week and sold them at the fair’s highest prices in history.

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