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Teens struggle to ace history test

Thursday, July 19, 2001

Asked basic fourth grade-level history questions, teens didn’t know many important historical facts.

Wetland mitigation isn’t working; reports calls for tough reforms

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Ohio expert who served on National Research Council committee says wetland loss still outweighs gain.

Ladies, hold onto your carts: Men are found to be savvy shoppers

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Is he a ‘grab and go’ kind of shopper? Guys aren’t as inept at shopping as women think, but it is a skill that seems to have evolved more strongly in females.

U.S. ag trade surplus up significantly

Thursday, July 12, 2001

During the first half of FY 2001 the surplus in U.S. agricultural trade grew to $9.4 billion, almost $2 billion more than in the same period last year.

Meet the Packard family at library presentation

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Historian Wendell Lauth will give a slide presentation on the Packards, exploring the family’s contributions to the business, industrial and cultural life of the Warren, Ohio, area.

Collectors donate rare pottery to Colonial Williamsburg

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The Henry and June Weldon collection of English pottery, widely regarded as the finest collection of its kind in the world, has been donated to Colonial Williamsburg.

Start and end with soil test: Using manure on forage crops is a balancing act.

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Cropland has traditionally been used as the best place to dispose of manure. But the use of forage cropland may allow more versatility in providing a larger window of opportunity for manure application.

Salem couple donates ag easement

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Roy and Jodi McCullough of Salem, Ohio, are the first landowners in northeast Ohio to donate an agricultural easement to the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

Form From Fire: Chihuly glass sculpture to illuminate Dayton Art Institute

Thursday, July 12, 2001

A Dale Chihuly exhibition — Form From Fire — will open July 21 at the Dayton Art Institute featuring more than 100 objects from Chihuly’s most beloved series.

Copeland weather: Temperatures were normal for the first half of the year

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The temperature was normal for the first six months of this year, according to Edwin R. Copeland, U.S. weather observer, reporting from his post in southern Columbiana County.

Will your farm business outlast you?

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Estate planning and wealth preservation: Who will reap the harvest of your life’s work and sacrifices. Editor Susan Crowell encourages all landowners to think about estate planning today.

Interest rates on student loans reach all-time lows

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Student loan interest rates have dropped up to 2.2 percentage points – reaching historic lows and offering lower payments to millions of borrowers.

Steam, gas engine show features oddballs, Maytag

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The Northwestern Pa. Steam and Gas Engine Show, July 20-22, will spotlight “Odd Balls and Orphans” along with Maytag engines and equipment.

USDA error results in $42 million to $54 million loss to cattle industry

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Cattle producers suffered a $42-54 million loss because of errors in USDA’s price reporting system.

Children of Chernobyl visit United States

Thursday, July 12, 2001

An ongoing project called “The Children of Chernobyl” brings youth from the former Soviet Union to visit the United States each summer.

Witmer’s Feed and Grain to rebuild mill

Thursday, July 12, 2001

Witmer’s Feed and Grain will rebuild the Garfield grain mill lost to fire in June.

USDA research preserves historic flag

Thursday, July 12, 2001

USDA wool experts are helping save the flag that inspired our national anthem.

Antique roadshow slated for July 15

Thursday, July 12, 2001

An Antique Roadshow and Fun Fair will be staged July 15 at the Werner Inn in East Canton, Ohio, from 1-5 p.m.

Cars to race along Route 66 without a drop of gas

Thursday, July 12, 2001

The American Solar Challenge will wind along historic Route 66 from Chicago to Los Angeles.

EPA rule a plus for Midwest ethanol

Thursday, July 12, 2001

For the first time, Midwest refiners will receive credit toward their carbon monoxide reduction.

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