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2008-08-03 06:00:26

By Merri Hanjora, The Lima News, Ohio Aug. 3--HARROD -- Linda Evans, formerly of Harrod, now of rural Pineville, Ky. has recently become a published author. Her children's book, "The Sleepover," is available on the website pineorchard.com for $12. Linda and her husband, Jerry, lived in the Harrod region with their five children. They became grandparents and Linda's creative touch took hold. She explains that she would make up stories to entertain her grandchildren. This story is about...

2008-07-30 21:00:30

LIMA, Peru, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly traded, precious metals mining company, announced today its results for the second quarter 2008. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Chief Executive Officer of Buenaventura, stated:...

2008-07-28 15:00:44

By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 27--LIMA -- The picture is almost 9 years old. It shows a younger Dwight Lockwood, vice president of Global Energy, flanked by Lima Mayor David Berger and Allen Economic Development Group President Marcel Wagner, all smiling from the concrete slab they hoped one day would be home to a massive gasification plant and the key to a bright future for the city. Today, almost a decade later, not much has changed. The three men in the picture still...

2008-07-26 15:00:34

By Rachelle Pavelko, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 26--BATH TOWNSHIP -- One Lima roadway project is finally done. Thayer Road between Reservoir Road and state Route 81 opened at 9 a.m. Friday with a ceremony led by Allen County Engineer Tim Piper. The construction of the new Procter & Gamble Co. Distribution Center was the catalyst for the road improvement project. With the new center just east of Thayer Road on Reservoir Road, many thought it necessary for Thayer Road to be improved...

2008-07-25 12:01:14

By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 25--LIMA -- Husky Energy's announcement on second-quarter earnings confirmed what most of us suspected -- these are good days to own an oil company. The Canadian energy company, owner of the Lima Refinery, saw profits soar by a betterthan-expected 89 percent in the second quarter of the year. That translates to earnings of $1.35 billion, compared to $721 million earned in the same quarter last year. The record profits come at a time when oil...

2008-07-24 12:00:53

LIMA, Peru, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (the "Company" or "Buenaventura") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly traded precious metals mining company announced that the two-for-one stock split took place the morning of July 23, 2008. As a result, the number of Buenaventura's outstanding shares is now 254,442,328. Company Description Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. is Peru's largest publicly traded precious...

2008-07-24 00:00:29

KOTA TINGGI: More than 1,000 coastal fishermen in Teluk Ramunia and Sungai Rengit in Pengerang here will lose their livelihood if Singapore claims the territorial sea and exclusive economic zone (EEZ) around Pedra Branca. Coastal fishing has been their traditional economic activity for the past century and the fishermen hope that they will not lose their rights to fish at the coastal waters stretching from Desaru to the Sungai Rengit islands near Pedra Branca. The Malaysian islands...

2008-07-22 06:00:00

By Bob Blake, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 22--LIMA -- A single-site casino proposal is heading toward a possible referendum on the November ballot. A pair of Allen County commissioners see the issue being one that could spur further action on the stalled casino effort locally. Commissioners Sam Bassitt and Greg Sneary said the effort by MyOhioNow.com supporters is focused on getting enough signatures to place it on the November ballot. The comments came during a meeting of the Lima Rotary...

2008-07-19 06:00:18

By Heather Rutz, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 19--LIMA -- The ladies took advantage of the shade and listened to Michael Sutherland, the only one crazy enough to wear a tuxedo in 90-degree heat, croon away at "In Other Words." The women, sisters Ann Zimmer and Mary Paige and sister-in-law Dorothy Griffo, hadn't had dinner yet at the Italian-American Festival Friday night, but they planned on it as soon as the sun dipped a bit and they could wait in line for their pasta without baking...

2008-07-17 06:00:36

By Bart Mills, The Lima News, Ohio Jul. 17--LIMA -- It was more than 50 years ago when Dr. James Idol and his team discovered a way to process ammonia and create what would eventually be called acrylonitrile. Little did he know he was creating a product that would change the world, not to mention the lives of thousands of Lima workers. Idol spent Wednesday visiting the plant he helped build, the INEOS Lima Chemical Plant. In 1957, when Idol made his discovery, it was a Sohio chemical...


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Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis
2013-04-16 19:05:32

The Fragile File Clam, Limaria fragilis, is a species of bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. It’s found in shallow waters in the Indian and Pacific Oceans and is able to swim. This clam has a pair of hinged, thin, asymmetric white valves and a red mantle with a fringe of long and tapering pink and grey banded tentacles at its edge. Also around the margin of the mantle is a row of tiny eyespots that can detect light and shade, and might alert the animal of an approaching...

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians
2013-04-16 18:59:32

The Flame Shell, Limaria hians, is a species of small saltwater clam, a marine bivalve mollusk belonging to the family Limidae. The flame shell looks a lot like a scallop with a bright orange fringe of filaments emerging from between the valve of its shell. The bivalves fashion a felt-lined nest by making sticky threads which bind stones and pieces of shell debris. This shell is distributed primarily in the west coast of Scotland from the sub littoral, down to 100 meters, although...

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2008-04-30 23:11:20

The Flame Scallop or Rough Fileclam (Lima scabra), is found in the Caribbean Sea. Lima scabra are members of the Phylum Mollusca. Flame scallops are also bivalve mollusks. Although their name would suggest otherwise, flame scallops have no relation to scallops, besides their exterior. Flame scallops have a rough outer shell with a red mantle. Surrounding the mantel are red and white tentacles. The flame scallop's vibrant red color is due to the large amount of carotenoids found within...

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