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2009-08-08 17:06:00

AURORA, Ohio, Aug. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Geauga Lake's Wildwater Kingdom will be packed with fun and excitement when the Aurora waterpark hosts two special events next weekend. On Saturday, Aug. 15, the 17-acre waterpark will hold its first-ever Employee Reunion. All past and present employees who worked at Wildwater Kingdom, Geauga Lake, SeaWorld of Ohio or Six Flags Worlds of Adventure are invited to attend. The next day, Sunday, Aug. 16, will host Splash Bash!, a summertime beach party....

2008-06-25 18:03:00

By Doris Cook, Star Beacon, Ashtabula, Ohio Jun. 25--HUNTSBURG TOWNSHIP -- Citizens Advocating Responsible Energy (CARE) opposes a plan by the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co. and its parent company, FirstEnergy, to build its 138 kV power line project on a new corridor in eastern Geauga County, says CARE president Jim Galm of Shaker Heights. Galm said the ad hoc citizens group has 160 people, of whom half are landowners in the townships of Huntsburg, Montville and Thompson in eastern...

2008-06-20 06:00:28

By Joe Robertson, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Jun. 20--"Stuff" is taking a real beating this week -- melting, stretching, bending, breaking. Metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. None is spared. This is how teachers in Kansas City are learning to turn their students on to a particular world of engineering most take for granted. "Everything in the world is made of something," said Debbie Goodwin. "Cars ... are made of materials. We wear materials." Goodwin is one of the...

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2008-05-20 12:40:00

Using new charge coupled device (CCD) instrumentation, Case Western Reserve University astronomers can now view the night sky wider and deeper than before.While the vast reaches of intergalactic space may appear dark and empty, a new camera installed on the university's Burrell Schmidt telescope at Kitt Peak National Observatory in Tucson, Ariz., will bring into clear view the faint sea of orphan stars strewn throughout the nearby Virgo cluster of galaxies.The design and installation of the...

2008-04-28 18:00:00

Starting Thursday, baits containing raccoon rabies vaccine will be distributed in Northeast Ohio. About 367,000 oral vaccines will be released from low-flying planes and helicopters and by health department personnel in northern Summit County, northern Portage County, eastern Cuyahoga County and all of Lake and Geauga counties. Summit and Portage communities to be baited to stop the spread of rabies in raccoons are north of the Ohio Turnpike. Also to be treated is the 33,000-acre Cuyahoga...

2005-06-08 06:49:44

CHARDON, Ohio -- Environmental experts say the state's osprey population is self-sustaining less than a decade after the Division of Wildlife reintroduced the raptor to Ohio. Officials say approximately 36 nesting pairs of osprey are expecting offspring soon. The state reintroduced the bird in 1996 after it was absent for much of the 1900s in the state. "We're watching the rebirth of a species," says Dan Kramer, a wildlife management supervisor in Ohio's northeast district. Chemical...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.