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2014-09-10 08:20:42

Creating extraordinary customer care experiences while also empowering employees to WOW customers and "do the right thing," drives differentiation for MAYFIELD COLLISION CENTERS SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MAYFIELD COLLISION CENTERS (MCC), recently awarded 1 of the Top 10 Auto Body shops in the USA, is proud to be recognized by ERC as one of Northeast Ohio's best places to work! NorthCoast 99 recognizes the 99 best workplaces for top talent in the 22-county...

2014-09-09 23:13:30

The Mesothelioma Victims Center has begun a new initiative called the Ohio Mesothelioma Victims Center that is focused on making certain diagnosed victims of mesothelioma in Ohio get the best possible compensation for this rare form of cancer that is caused by exposure to asbestos. For more information, a diagnosed victim of mesothelioma in the Buckeye State or their family members are urged to contact the Ohio Mesothelioma Victims Center anytime at 866-714-6466....

2014-09-09 12:20:59

Dealership's Nissan models square off against the competition BOARDMAN, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- An eastern Ohio auto dealership just made the car world a little more competitive. Boardman Nissan has launched a series of car comparisons that pits its offerings against rival brands to help illustrate why Nissan is the right choice for car shoppers. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140908/144026 One vehicle clash saw the 2015 Nissan Sentra vs 2015...

2014-09-09 08:39:23

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithers Quality Assessments (SQA), a Smithers Group company and ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) accredited certification body, celebrated 20 years of continuous ISO 9001 certification today with four clients. Since 1987, when the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) published its first quality management standard, the ISO 9000 series of standards has been recognized globally as the framework for a well-managed,...

2014-09-09 08:25:16

Officially licensed by NBA, NCAA, NFL, MLB and MLS through WinCraft. COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What do backpacks, lunch bags, laptop bags, purses and duffle bags have in common? They all have straps that scream out for self-expression! Introducing Stwrap, the innovative new accessory that allows kids and adults to showcase their favorite sports teams on almost anything with a strap. Stwrap is made in the USA exclusively by WinCraft, an official licensee of the...

2014-09-09 08:22:51

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Core Molding Technologies, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CMT), a leading North American compounder of custom sheet molding compound (SMC) and molder of fiberglass reinforced plastics, today announced the availability of two new ultra-low density SMC formulations. The systems expand Core's industry-leading offerings of ultra-low density SMC materials and molded composite products. Core's new, ultra-low density Mirilite(TM) SMC has a nominal density of...

2014-09-08 08:36:17

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedient Data Centers, a leading provider of colocation, cloud computing, managed hosting and internet related connectivity services, has announced the groundbreaking of the first phase of a new 60,000 sq. ft. data center in Dublin, Ohio. The addition of the new Dublin data center facility, comes on the heels of Expedient's 2013 expansion at its Upper Arlington Data Center, which opened in 2011. Expedient officials cite brisk market...

2014-09-08 08:22:56

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE: AKS) ("AK Holding") announced that it has commenced a registered offering of 35,000,000 shares of its common stock. In connection with the common stock offering, AK Holding has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,250,000 shares of common stock. AK Holding also announced that concurrently with its common stock offering, AK Steel Corporation ("AK Steel"), its...

2014-09-08 08:21:58

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Timken Company today announced that it is taking multiple actions to improve the performance of its Aerospace business. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100210/TIMKENLOGO The company plans to: -- Eliminate its aerospace segment leadership positions and integrate aerospace activities under the direction of Chris Coughlin, executive vice president and group president; -- Close its aerospace engine overhaul...

2014-09-06 23:02:08

C8 Lawsuit Claims Are Being Selected For Consideration As Cases For Bellwether Trials. Plaintiffs In The C8 Complaints Allege They Developed Illnesses Such As Kidney Cancer and Thyroid Disease After Being Exposed To C8 Contaminated Water. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 06, 2014 Attorneys representing clients along the Ohio River in the vicinity of the DuPont Washington Works Plant in Parkersburg W. Virginia in C8 lawsuits that allege their clients contracted illnesses including kidney...


Latest Ohio Reference Libraries

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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