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President signed new farm bill Monday

Thursday, May 16, 2002

President George W. Bush signed the new farm bill Monday, May 13, after the U.S. Senate approved the conference report May 8 by a 64-35 vote.

Purdue libraries land new rare items for its Amelia Earhart collection

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Sally Putnam Chapman, the granddaughter of Earhart’s husband, George Putnam, donated 492 items to the collection.

Muddy waters and dogged divorces

Thursday, May 16, 2002

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on a few interesting topics.

Soggy fields prevent planting

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Although planting has been delayed more than two weeks, good yields are still possible with corn hybrids adaptable in late-planted years.

Ohio bans poultry imports from two states

Thursday, May 16, 2002

An Ohio ban is in effect for poultry shipments originating in Virginia or North Carolina, and a similar ban is pending from West Virginia, in hopes of blocking an outbreak of avian influenza.

Special education: Ohioan finds classroom in Paraguay

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Stark County native Sue Givens left a 25-year career as a public school teacher to move to Paraguay.

Pond Primer: Stock fish in proven combinations

Thursday, May 16, 2002

In the final installment of our three-part “Pond Primer,” you learn the simplest way to fishing enjoyment is to stock purchased fish.

Theft of stereographic viewer and cards reported at Pa. Anthracite Museum

Thursday, May 16, 2002

The cards were produced in 1897 by the Keystone View Company.

Organic farmers free from check-offs

Thursday, May 16, 2002

A last-minute change to the 2002 farm bill will exempt farmers who produce only organic products from paying into promotion programs.

Three-day equipment auction held

Thursday, May 16, 2002

Auction sale reports.

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