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2010-09-23 10:48:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Esteemed author Martin Morse Wooster presents eight case studies in his new edition of Great Philanthropic Mistakes to uncover how America's most powerful foundations -- despite having the very best of intentions -- go awry.

2008-10-11 21:00:17

By PAUL LOCHER By PAUL LOCHER Staff Writer ORRVILLE -- There could be a whole lot of slippin'-and-a-slidin' going on around cities in Wayne County this winter, thanks to what is predicted to be a shortage of road salt.

2008-10-10 21:00:29

By CHRIS KICK By CHRIS KICK Staff Writer WOOSTER -- Wayne County residents who want to get a flu shot have another option to help make the process go a bit smoother. For the first year, the county is offering a drive-through flu shot service, to be held Oct.

2008-10-10 21:00:21

By BRYAN SCHAAF By BRYAN SCHAAF Staff Writer WOOSTER -- Chris Donley feels that his band's new record is its finest to date. He's hoping the general public thinks so, too.

2008-10-10 21:00:16

By LINDA HALL By LINDA HALL Staff Writer WOOSTER -- At the Wayne County Schools Career Center, Count Week - - the week designated by the state Legislature to tabulate district attendance -- is an opportunity for some lighthearted competition.

2008-10-04 21:00:18

By Betsy Bower Saint Anne's welcomes bishop RITTMAN -- Parishioners at St. Anne's will gather at the 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday to welcome Bishop Richard G. Lennon, as he makes his first pastoral visit to Rittman.

2008-09-26 21:00:25

By PAUL LOCHER By PAUL LOCHER Staff Writer ORRVILLE -- The University of Akron Wayne College has announced it has posted the highest enrollment number in its 36-year history, with 2,022 students being enrolled for the fall 2008 semester.

2008-09-24 21:00:29

By LYDIA GEHRING By LYDIA GEHRING Living Editor WOOSTER -- For many years, the Pregnancy Care Center has helped to support expectant mothers through various services, offered free of charge.

2008-09-24 21:00:26

By CHRIS KICK By CHRIS KICK Staff Writer WOOSTER -- Alternative energy and conservation were among top issues debated Tuesday night at Trinity United Church of Christ where four candidates -- two for state house representative and two for state senate -- participated in a candidate speak event sponsored by Ecumenical Communities for a Compassionate Ohio.

2008-09-22 21:00:25

By Jeanine Kendle Editor's note: This is the fifth of seven parts. By PAUL LOCHER Staff Writer WOOSTER -- By the 1870s American life was becoming increasingly oriented around the machine, a fact the educational process reflected.

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  • A person or thing gazed at with wonder or curiosity, especially of a scornful kind.
The 'stock' of 'gazingstock' comes from an Old English word meaning 'tree trunk' or 'wood'.