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2015-05-28 12:36:20

A grant now available through the Ohio School Facilities Commission has enabled eligible schools to receive funds to install emergency communication systems such as school panic buttons.

2015-05-28 12:29:53

ProMedica and The University of Toledo to combine collective expertise to build one of nation's top academic medical centers TOLEDO, Ohio, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In

2015-05-28 12:24:07

Customers in Keystone State Offered Competitive Rates and Green Energy Options AKRON, Ohio, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy provider Star Energy Partners(TM) has expanded its service territory

2015-05-28 08:22:52

Creates Airline Pizza Party for Delta Passengers Diverted to Tennessee Due to Bad Weather TOLEDO, Ohio, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Marco's Pizza Store Manager Ashley Akins has delivered

2015-05-27 23:08:56

Andrews Osborne Academy will hold a ground breaking ceremony on June 3, 2015 at 11:00 a.m., on a major capital improvement project that will be completed this summer. Willoughby,

2015-05-27 23:03:21

Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Women’s Health Clinic is proud to host the first annual Women Veterans awards banquet and information fair for women Veterans June 11 at the Freedom Center from

2015-05-27 23:02:26

Today’s Garden Center® magazine, the go-to brand for progressive garden retailers, announces the launch of its completely redesigned website, TodaysGardenCenter.com. Willoughby,

2015-05-27 23:00:17

Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center invites caregivers and Veterans to an informational Open House May 30 from noon-2p.m.

2015-05-27 08:29:18

FOX WRGT-TV is scheduled to air the Enterprises TV show on May 31. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., May.

2015-05-26 23:00:57

The River Valley Health Partners’ (RVHP) Board of Trustees announced the hiring of Gary Gould as the interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the health system and East Liverpool City Hospital


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Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis
2014-09-15 16:37:21

The Kihansi Spray Toad, Nectophrynoides Asperginis, is a yellowish colored dwarf toad. The females can reach up to 1.1 inches long and the males can reach up to .75 inches long. This ovoviviparous species was described scientifically in the year 1999. It was found only in the spray zone around the Kihansi waterfalls in the southern Udzungwa Mountains located in Tanzania. At about 220,000 square feet, this was the smallest natural distribution known for any vertebrate species, but it was...

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
2013-03-19 14:17:18

Cuyahoga Valley National Park is located in northeast Ohio, between the cities of Cleveland and Akron. The park holds about 20,339 acres of protected land that occurs along the Cuyahoga River. Before the area was established as a national park, the valley became a popular place for 1870s city dwellers to relax on boat rides or carriage rides. The establishment of the park began in 1910 and continued through the 1920’s, during which time the Akron and Cleveland metropolitan parks were...

2012-06-14 12:26:05

Symbol: POOH Group: Moss Family: Polytrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   POOH2 Polytrichastrum ohioense (Renauld & Cardot) G.L. Sm. Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Polytrichales Family   Polytrichaceae Genus...

2012-06-15 02:57:45

Symbol: OROH Group: Moss Family: Orthotrichaceae Growth Habit: Nonvascular Native Status: NA    N Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Division   Bryophyta – Mosses Subdivision   Musci Class   Bryopsida – True mosses Subclass   Bryidae Order   Orthotrichales Family   Orthotrichaceae Genus   Orthotrichum Hedw. – orthotrichum moss Species   Orthotrichum...

dome_003_pvp
2012-06-18 03:11:57

Symbol: DOME Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants...

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Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.