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2008-07-17 06:00:34

By Misti Crane, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 17--The federal agencies responsible for keeping the food on your table safe from contaminants including E. coli and salmonella have no authority to force product recalls.

2008-07-16 21:00:26

By Dan Gearino, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--Natural-gas prices will take a small step back from record levels next month, dropping from the current $1.43 per 100 cubic feet of gas to $1.35.

2008-07-16 21:00:14

By Tim Doulin, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--Google helps millions of people find things on the Internet. Now, it's helping COTA riders find their bus.

2008-07-16 15:00:22

By Joe Hallett, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--CINCINNATI -- Undaunted by the challenge, John McCain today attempted to convert an overwhelmingly black audience that solidly supports his Democratic opponent, bespeaking themes of economic and educational justice, and lathering on charm.

2008-07-16 12:01:17

By Catherine Candisky, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--Protecting voter-approved school levies from immediate repeal efforts and creating a single statewide cutoff date for kindergarten eligibility are some of the changes in state law being sought by the Ohio Board of Education.

2008-07-16 06:00:44

By Mike Pramik, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--Cardinal Health has agreed to pay a fine of $105,000 to settle a charge by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy that it failed to report increases in drug orders from a rogue pharmacist.

2008-07-16 06:00:31

By Marla Matzer Rose, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--After making deep cuts in its schedule at Port Columbus and elsewhere, American Airlines plans to lay off 55 workers in Columbus.

2008-07-16 06:00:29

By Molly Willow, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--LOS ANGELES -- Richard Lewis considers himself a "comedy historian." He pursued advertising at Ohio State University, but his other studies also began when he was a student in Columbus -- when he heard a recording of the "dirty" Lenny Bruce.

2008-07-16 06:00:29

By Molly Willow, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--LOS ANGELES -- Following the long-scheduled end of its first original drama, The Shield, after the seventh season beginning Sept. 2, FX will also prepare for the end of its Golden Globe-winning Nip/Tuck.

2008-07-16 06:00:29

By Michael Grossberg, The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio Jul. 16--After a decade at Easton Town Center, Shadowbox will return to the central city. The comedy-music-theater troupe plans to announce today that it will build a home in the Brewery District to accommodate larger crowds and more performances.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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