WOSU News Archives For: August 4, 2014

Ohio Ranks Fourth In Number Of Farmers Markets

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Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for the number of Farmers's Market.
2:28PM
August
4, 2014

Federal statistics say Ohio now ranks fourth in the number of farmers markets, up from fifth place last year.

Ohio Attorney General To Monitor Bottled Water Prices In Toledo

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The Ohio Attorney General's office has encouraged Toledo area residents who think they were overcharged for bottled water to contact his office.
12:40PM
August 4, 2014

Ohio investigators are monitoring bottled water prices in the Toledo area after possible price-gouging complaints.

Findlay Flood Study Still On Schedule

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The city of Findlay has struggled with flooding over the past seven years, particularly in the downtown area near the Blanchard River.
8:14AM
August
4, 2014

The Army Corps of Engineers says it still plans to finish a study within at least two years on flooding that has plagued areas near Findlay.

State Fair Closes With Sale Of Champions

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The 2014 Ohio State Fair closed Sunday. Fair managers say they should come close to or exceed previous attendance records.
7:46AM
August 4, 2014

The Ohio State Fair is over for another year, and while final attendance figures aren’t in yet, the fair did bring in some big numbers with the Sales of Champions.

Toledo Mayor Lifts Water Ban

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Toledo officials issued the water warning in Ohio's fourth-largest city early Saturday after tests revealed the presence of a toxin likely from algae on Lake Erie.
7:26AM
August
4, 2014

Ohio’s fourth-largest city warned residents not to use city water early Saturday after tests at one treatment plant showed readings for microcystin above the standard for consumption, most likely from algae on Lake Erie.

Little Canal Winchester Boasts National Barber Museum

Historic barber chairs and barber poles dot the National Barber Museum in Canal Winchester, Ohio.
Historic barber chairs and barber poles dot the National Barber Museum in Canal Winchester, Ohio.
5:00AM
August 4, 2014

Nestled in the small village of Canal Winchester is the National Barber Museum, which showcases the profession’s interesting past.