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2008-06-18 06:00:20

By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jun. 18--PERRY TOWNSHIP -- Economic development folks will tell you, when it comes to runways, size matters. Allen County Airport officials are gathering funds with the hope of extending their current 5,100-foot runway by another 1,400 feet. Airport Board President Jon Neuman said the more than $4 million project is an investment in the region's economic future. "A lot of the big businesses that come to this region come in through the airport. It's...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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