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Scouting the field

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Finding romance under the country sky.

Flavored-milk drinkers get more calcium, less sugar

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Don’t swear off serving flavored milk just yet. The drinks might be more helpful to your health than you realize.

Heat wave can be ‘sneaky’ killer

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Most people don’t realize that their odds for a heat-related illness go up the longer they’re exposed, climatologists say.

Number of West Nile virus cases rising

Thursday, July 18, 2002

New numbers reflect a growing presence of West Nile virus in Ohio and Pennsylvania as the disease moves westward, leaving no county or town immune to the threat.

Study: Manure storage covers reduce odors by an average of 45 percent

Thursday, July 18, 2002

A two-year research study funded by the pork checkoff shows that use of a geotextile cover reduced odors from manure storage by an average of 45 percent.

Harrison County Fair: Sale numbers down, but still considered a success

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Although the crowd dwindled during the late hours of night, it didn’t stop buyers from giving $111,201 to Harrison County 4-H members.

Reward few who got it right

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Reader says reward the few FBI agents who wanted to investigate Zacarias Moussaoui.

‘Locally grown’ label more important than ‘organic’ for consumers

Thursday, July 18, 2002

Consumers choose locally grown food for product freshness and to help support local small farmers – and they’re also more willing to pay a higher premium for “locally grown” than for “organic.”

Wild horse adoption to be televised

Thursday, July 18, 2002

The Bureau of Land Management is offering individuals the chance to adopt horses, burros and mules gathered in Nevada, California and Arizona during a televised adoption Aug. 16.

Columbiana County Fair seeks style show entries

Thursday, July 11, 2002

Seamstresses in the county are encouraged to sit down at their sewing machines and craft a special entry for the youth-adult style show at the Columbiana County Fair this year.

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