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Goodyear Christens New ‘Wingfoot One’ Airship

Wingfoot One
Wingfoot One emerges from the hangar
23, 2014

Ohio-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has christened its new airship, launching the next generation of its well-known blimps.

Health Officials: 2 Ohioans Have West Nile Virus

Mosquito Bites
West Nile Virus is transmitted by mosquitos
August 20, 2014

Ohio health officials have confirmed that two women have been hospitalized with the West Nile virus in state’s first human cases.

Land Owners Join Ohio Child Cancer Cluster Suit

17, 2014

The owners of polluted land in northern Ohio are joining a civil lawsuit filed by families whose children have been among dozens sickened in a cancer cluster. The group’s lawsuit against Whirlpool Corp. links the company’s washing machine factory in the northern Ohio city of Clyde to the cancer cases. Benton Harbor, Michigan-based Whirlpool says [...]

Palm-Sized Spider Found At Southern Ohio Preserve

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A wolf spider
16, 2014

A big, hairy, palm-sized spider more common in the South has been spotted in Ohio, reportedly for the first time in six decades.

Ohio Passes 1,000 Mark On Utica Shale Wells

WOSU Archive
16, 2014

State officials say there are now more than 1,000 Utica shale wells around Ohio.

Summer Camp At Ohio State Targets Girls For Engineering Jobs

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Women in Engineering camp 2013
29, 2014

A summer camp at Ohio State focuses on attracting girls to science, technology, engineering and math careers. Women make up only 26% of all STEM jobs in the country.

Bumper Crop Drives Down Corn Prices

The $4.37-per-bushel price last week was the lowest in five years.
28, 2014

The high corn yields from this year and last year are forcing a drop in prices not seen in the past five years.

Working-Class Whites Now Fewer Than Half Of Ohio Voters

Unpublished 2014 census figures show about 4.1 million, or 48 percent, of eligible voters in Ohio are working-class whites. That's down from 50.5 percent in November 2012.
22, 2014

New census data show working-class whites now make up less than half of Ohio’s eligible voters, a demographic change that has both parties expanding their efforts to reach other voters.

NASA Renames Building For Ohio Born Astronaut Neil Armstrong

Ohio Astronaut Neil Armstrong was honored MOnday by the NASA Space Center.
21, 2014

NASA has honored one of its most famous astronauts by renaming a key building at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Ohio Teen’s Death Puts National Focus On Caffeine Powder Dangers

Logan Stiner
Logan Stiner was a healthy 18-year-old senior
July 19, 2014

The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has focused attention on unregulated caffeine powder.