70 years ago, Battelle Labs on King Avenue did work to help develop the first atomic bomb. The research proved critical to the American war effort in the mid 1940s. But, the success came at a cost to workers at Battelle and three Ohio nuclear weapons plants. Now, the federal government is paying claims.
A good friend recently received an award and roughly quoted Jack Benny – “I don’t deserve this, but I also don’t deserve the arthritis in my left knee and I need to accept both.” It’s a good line and reminded me of my arthritic knees as we watch the amazing athletes on display at the [...]