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2014-10-27 08:32:42

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- M/I Homes, Inc. (NYSE: MHO) announced today that the Company has commenced a cash tender offer (the "Offer") to purchase any and all of its outstanding 8.625% Senior Notes due 2018 (the "Senior Notes") and a concurrent solicitation of consents (the "Consents") to the adoption of proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Senior Notes (the "Proposed Amendments") to eliminate substantially all of the restrictive covenants and a...

2014-10-27 08:28:17

CLEVELAND, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GenomOncology today announced that University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center and UH Seidman Cancer Center (Cleveland, Ohio) have selected the company's GO Clinical Workbench(TM) to launch a clinical cancer product. UH will leverage the GO Clinical Workbench for workflow management from raw sequencing data through delivery of an actionable clinical report for oncologists. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140204/CL58248LOGO UH, the...

2014-10-26 23:00:06

Wilbur Richards Sr. weaves tale of vigilantes finding God, second chances. Carlisle, Ohio (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 As a grandfather, Wilbur Richards Sr. knows just how much a grandfather values his grandchildren and could well imagine the pain if some tragedy were to take them away. “Grandfathers against Drugs” (published by Xlibris) is about grandfathers whose lives are forever changed when drug related shootings took away their loved ones. Two grandfathers lost their grandsons and...

2014-10-24 16:25:28

Long-time philanthropic partner provides largest-ever donation to hospital AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Akron Children's Hospital introduced its new medical building on the Akron campus, the Kay Jewelers Pavilion. The new building's name recognizes the continued support and recent $10 million philanthropic gift from Kay® Jewelers to the hospital's "Building on the Promise" capital campaign. The gift is the largest in Akron Children's history. Kay® Jewelers is...

2014-10-24 16:22:05

PICKERINGTON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Riding a motorcycle between two lanes of stopped or slowly moving traffic -- a tactic known as lane splitting -- is a relatively safe maneuver when both the motorcyclist and nearby drivers know the law and adhere to "safe and prudent" practices, according to two California studies released this week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154275LOGO One report is a crash study that examined nearly 8,000 motorcyclists who were...

2014-10-24 12:23:41

Reliable Power Key to Locating 1.65 Million Square-Foot Facility in Toledo Area TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toledo Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has finished construction of a new $1.2 million, 138 kilovolt (kV) transmission line to service Home Depot's new distribution warehouse in Troy Township in Wood County. The new 1.65-million square foot facility will be used primarily for online order fulfillment. "The new transmission line is a...

2014-10-24 12:21:12

Mazda lease specials attract new car buyers in Dayton, Ohio DAYTON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Many of the new 2015 car models have been showing up at new car dealerships all across the country. While many new car shoppers are excited to see what these new vehicles have to offer, others are getting ready to learn more about the great deals on the 2014 models that they are replacing. Matt Castrucci Mazda, a Mazda dealership in Dayton, Ohio, is offering special lease...

2014-10-24 08:22:54

AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trick or treat is coming soon - the time when little ghosts, goblins and, most likely, Princesses Anna and Elsa run door-to-door, excitedly collecting treats from their neighbors. FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) utilities would like to remind all participants in this honored and fun tradition - from hosts and parents to ghosts and goblins - and motorists - to include safety as part of their plans before the big night arrives. Plan to limit your...

2014-10-24 08:21:26

Mike Castrucci Ford Milford offering Ford lease specials in Cincinnati, Ohio CINCINNATI, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New 2015 Ford models are starting to arrive at Ford dealerships all across the country. Their arrival has prompted many Ford dealerships to offer special lease pricing to local drivers and new car shoppers. Mike Castrucci Ford Milford, a Ford dealership in Cincinnati, Ohio, is getting a head start on clearing out its 2014 Ford model lineup by giving its...

2014-10-23 23:06:57

Dr. Brianne Plante, DO, Ob/Gyn is a highly-skilled, friendly and approachable physician in Columbus, Ohio who provides comprehensive care for a wide range of medical and surgical needs – to guide patients through all health stages of a woman’s life. (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Women’s health specialist, Dr. Brianne Plante, DO, Ob/Gyn has joined MaternOhio Kingsdale Gynecologic Division which has been providing excellent care to women for over 50 overs. Dr. Plante is accepting new...


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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Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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