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Map predates Columbus’ arrival to N. America

Thursday, August 22, 2002

The parchment of the controversial Vinland Map, possibly the first map of the North American continent, has been dated by scientists.

Eterge brings more than $7,000

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Lamps and glass items were high sellers at the Copley auction.

Dorr appointment is ‘vulgar abuse of power’

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Reader says President George Bush’s “recess appointment” of controversial Tom Dorr as undersecretary of agriculture for rural development, after the Senate Ag Committee refused to recommend his confirmation to the full Senate can only be termed a vulgar abuse of power.

Butter sculpture honors America — Dairies show “red, white and moo”

Thursday, August 22, 2002

See how Ohio’s dairy farmers contribute to a long-standing Ohio State Fair tradition and show their patriotism in a unique way.

Buyers spin new records at Lawrence Co. Fair

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Records are meant to be broken, and the Lawrence County Fair junior market livestock sale buyers have pushed the bar higher again this year.

Jefferson Co. families’ winning streaks continue

Thursday, August 22, 2002

DeFrank, Newburn and Piergallini families continued their winning ways at this year’s Jefferson County Fair.

Ohio dinner bell resurrected as school bell

Thursday, August 22, 2002

The dinner bell is from the Bucher & Gibbs Plow Company of Canton.

Pennsylvania-born falcons tracked from space

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Satellite technology is being used by the Pennsylvania Game Commission to track the dispersal and migration flights of peregrine falcons born and reared earlier this year on buildings in Harrisburg and Pittsburgh.

Find your family tree at cornerstone of genealogy course Sept. 7

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Ohio Historical Center staff will cover uses and sources of vital statistics, census and land records and probate files.

Learning the art of glass blowing at Hale Farm classes

Thursday, August 22, 2002

Hale Farm and Village’s glassblowers will lead a series of classes beginning in early September.

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