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A cartel by any other name …

Thursday, January 3, 2002

A Huntington, Ohio, reader expresses his feelings on the idea of “dairy cartels.”

Consumers remain confident beef is safe, disease-free

Thursday, January 3, 2002

Despite a general awareness of Mad Cow Disease, 89 percent of consumers are not concerned about the beef they buy.

Preserving WWI veterans’ stories

Thursday, December 27, 2001

The Library of Congress and its American Folklife Center are looking for World War I veterans willing to be interviewed about their war experiences.

America West Archives auctions

Thursday, December 27, 2001

The summer and fall auctions brought a wide assortment of unique and historical ephemera from the American West onto the block. Autographs were the most desirable items.

Now is the best time to perk up houseplants

Thursday, December 27, 2001

If you didn’t repot your house plants this fall you should do it now, since most plants actually double in size every 6 to 12 months.

Program helps revitalize Lake Erie’s urban waterfronts

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Port Clinton, Lorain, Huron, Kelleys Island and some Cleveland suburbs among those benefiting from Ohio’s Coastal Management Program.

Meetings cover federal scrapie rules

Thursday, December 27, 2001

A series of OSU sponsored meetings early in the year will clarify the USDA’s requirements for establishing sheep and goat identification systems as part of a government effort to track and eradicate scrapie.

Senate vote pushes farm bill debate into the new year

Thursday, December 27, 2001

The 54-43 vote to end debate was just six short of the 60 votes needed to free the measure for a vote. Both political parties blamed the other for the delay.

Examine grain handling system now to avoid harvest delays next year

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Delays not due to mechanical breakdowns often can be avoided by matching each component in the system to the combine’s capacity.

Inspired by our nation’s foundation

Thursday, December 27, 2001

In this week’s commentary, Editor Susan Crowell comments on the importance of agriculture to the nation’s economy.

Watchmaker’s hands create a lifetime of work

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Mark Baker who has his own clock repair shop in Damascus says just about every person who comes into his shop has a story to shares behind the piece they bring.

Smithsonian Institute launches collecting Web site for children

Thursday, December 27, 2001

With the new “Smithsonian Kids: Collecting” Web site, millions more school children can experience the Smithsonian’s one-of-a-kind collections online.

Tips for employers faced with layoffs

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Employment law analyst says preparation and forethought can make the process less traumatic for everyone involved.

Trade authority is critical first step

Thursday, December 27, 2001

A Pennsylvania farmer commends Rep. Phil English for his vote in support of Trade Promotion Authority.

A tart cherry a day keeps the doctor away

Thursday, December 27, 2001

Taking whole fruit capsules containing cherries has been shown to provide relief from arthritis and joint pain.

Penn State develops a ‘northern rain forest’ to soak up waste water

Thursday, December 27, 2001

By replacing the typical central Pennsylvania forest community of red oak, black oak, and red maple with thirstier species the university has created an area with a natural demand for waste water.

Retail grocery prices drop in last quarter

Thursday, December 27, 2001

The latest informal survey shows an 18-cent decrease on the average total cost of 16 basic grocery items from this year’s third quarter.

Trade authority is critical first step

Thursday, December 27, 2001

A Pennsylvania farmer commends Rep. Phil English for his vote in support of Trade Promotion Authority.

Warhol extends ‘Without Sanctuary’

Thursday, December 20, 2001

In response to popular demand, and in to honor Martin Luther King, the Andy Warhol Museum will extend its exhibition “Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America” through the observance Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21.

Car and Driver names eight foreign models to 10Best list

Thursday, December 20, 2001

Once the No. 1 car, the Corvette made it back on the list for the first time in two years, but at the bottom of rather than at the top.

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