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2009-09-28 15:53:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocating for an ample supply of safe, affordable, Ohio-raised food and excellent care of the state's livestock and poultry, leaders of Ohioans for Livestock Care today announced the first phase of the statewide outreach campaign in support of passage of State Issue 2. Issue 2 calls for the creation of the Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board (the Board) - a board of Ohio experts in animal care, veterinary medicine, food safety and farm...

2009-09-24 10:50:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new online magazine is highlighting the people and businesses that are helping to transition Ohio's economy for future generations. The bi-weekly publication, hiVelocityMedia.com, shares inspiring stories in a fresh and engaging format about new technology-based products, companies, industries and jobs being created across Ohio. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071107/CLW113LOGO ) "New media can bring to light the stories of new...

2009-09-16 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara Kunz, president of Battelle's Health and Life Sciences Global Business (http://www.battelle.org), discusses Ohio's unique culture of collaboration that has led to her personal and professional success in a national advertising campaign for The Wall Street Journal. The Ohio Business Development Coalition, the nonprofit organization that markets the state for capital investment, and AEP Ohio sponsor the ongoing ad campaign. (Logo:...

2009-09-09 17:00:13

A man suspected of a Columbus, Ohio, robbery returned to the crime scene to ask the victim for a date, police said. Stephfon Bennett, 20, was allegedly one of three men who robbed Daniel Martinez Batista and Diana Martinez in a North Side apartment parking lot at 10:40 p.m. Saturday, police said. The robbers, who took Batista's wallet and Martinez's purse, fled when neighbors threatened them, the Columbus Dispatch reported. Less than two hours later, police said, Bennett returned to...

2009-08-28 08:34:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Grange Insurance Audubon Center, the newest Audubon nature center, celebrated its opening today at Scioto Audubon Metro Park, a brownfield redevelopment site that is a major bird migration stopover point. The $14.5 million center is the first of its kind to be built so close to surrounding urban spaces. According to the Ohio Business Development Coalition, the nonprofit organization that markets the state for capital investment, the Grange Insurance...

2009-08-20 21:53:12

Student identification cards issued this week with the name of the school and its town misspelled are only temporary, school officials said. Principal Ed Johnson of Reynoldsburg High School said the IDs, which omit the y from Reynoldsburg, are only to be used by the students until permanent IDs, using pictures taken this week, are delivered to the school, The Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch reported Thursday. Johnson said the error was made by Lifetouch, the photography service contracted by the...

2009-08-14 10:59:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Steve Drongowski announced today that he is stepping down as Chairman and CEO of Fahlgren Inc, effective at the end of the year. He will remain a consultant to the company through 2010. Neil Mortine, president of Fahlgren Mortine Public Relations and a director of Fahlgren, Inc., has been elected Chairman of the company by the Fahlgren Board and will assume Drongowski's CEO title at the end of the year. "I'm very proud of the work we do,...

2009-08-12 07:00:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Cahill, president of Kimble Manufacturing Company [http://www.kimblemixer.com] recently talked about his personal and professional achievements with the Ohio Business Development Coalition, the nonprofit organization that markets the state for capital investment, in a national advertising campaign for The Wall Street Journal. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071107/CLW113LOGO) In Ohio, Kimble Manufacturing has been able to grow...

2009-07-31 15:58:02

An Ohio bartending school says it is seeing record enrollment numbers as an increasing number of people seek work in a recession-proof industry. Troy Poland, education director for the Professional Bartending Institute of Columbus, said enrollment grew from about 250 students in 2007 to about 500 in 2008 and enrollments for this year's classes are expected to top 700, the Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch reported Friday. Terry Meinhardt, director of the school, said bartending is becoming more...

2009-07-27 14:32:00

MAYS LANDING, N.J., July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbus City Schools has selected Global Connect to provide automated communications services to parents, students and staff members. Global Connect won the Columbus City Schools contract in July through a competitive bid process. Columbus City Schools will use Global Connect's Parent Notification System for routine announcements, such as absence notifications and school board meeting reminders, as well as emergency messages, such as weather...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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