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Teens Nationwide Invited to Join ‘Seat Belts Save Challenge’
Education, State

Teens Nationwide Invited to Join ‘Seat Belts Save Challenge’

National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS), with The National Road Safety Foundation and the Gillian Sabet Memorial Foundation, invite teens in high schools nationwide to buckle up in the 5th annual Seat Belts Save Challenge.  The Seat Belts Save Challenge, open now, encourages increased seat belt usage among young people who are at heightened risk…

Capital University Offers Half Tuition with New ‘Good Guarantee’
Education, State

Capital University Offers Half Tuition with New ‘Good Guarantee’

COLUMBUS  — In a bold, unprecedented move in the higher education industry, Columbus, Ohio-based Capital University today announced it is offering a “Good Guarantee” to prospective students, ensuring half tuition for undergraduates whose families have chosen mission-centered careers through nonprofit and public-service work. The initiative, effective immediately, celebrates champions of the common good and states: “A…

Farmers’ Almanac’s Teeth-Chattering Forecast Melts Rumors of Mild Winter
Education, Featured News, Local, State

Farmers’ Almanac’s Teeth-Chattering Forecast Melts Rumors of Mild Winter

If cold temperatures, above-normal snowfall, and biting winds aren’t your favorite, you’re not going to like the forecast from the 2019 Farmers’ Almanac. “Teeth-chattering,” “biting,” and “stinging” cold are a few of the adjectives the Farmers’ Almanac is using to describe the upcoming winter, and not only in northern areas. Farmers’ Almanac Forecasts a Teeth-Chattering…

Advisors Looking for Flexible Life Insurance Products Now Have More Options
Local, State

Advisors Looking for Flexible Life Insurance Products Now Have More Options

COLUMBUS  — Advisors looking for flexible life insurance products that offer clients affordable, guaranteed protection that can be customized to meet their specific needs now have more options. Nationwide announced that Nationwide No-Lapse Guarantee Universal Life (UL) II, a universal life product, now provides an optional return of premium feature that allows clients an access…

First Horse Reported With West Nile Virus in Ohio
Lifestyle, State

First Horse Reported With West Nile Virus in Ohio

COLUMBUS – The state has reported Ohio’s first West Nile virus cases in horses this year. Ohio’s Department of Health said Tuesday that two horses in northeast Ohio tested positive for the virus that is transmitted through bites from infected mosquitoes. Agriculture officials say the spread of the virus in horses can be prevented with…

Zuckerberg Among Backers of Ohio Criminal Justice Reform Amendment
Business, State

Zuckerberg Among Backers of Ohio Criminal Justice Reform Amendment

COLUMBUS — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is one of several out-of-state philanthropists pushing an Ohio measure that would bar prison sentences for individuals convicted of drug possession. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative’s advocacy arm contributed $1 million to support Ohio Issue 1, according to state campaign finance reports filed earlier this month. The Ohio Safe and…

Hunting Generates Over $1 Billion in Economic Activity in Ohio
State

Hunting Generates Over $1 Billion in Economic Activity in Ohio

Forget blaze orange. Green, as in dollars, is the color of hunting. Or at least it should be according to a group of business leaders who gathered in Columbus today to announce the formation of Hunting Works For Ohio, a local, grassroots partnership of organizations that aims to tell the story of the important connection…

Marco’s Pizza Celebrates 40 Years of Primo History
Business, State

Marco’s Pizza Celebrates 40 Years of Primo History

One of the nation’s favorite pizza franchises, Marco’s Pizza, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The Toledo-based company rooted in authenticity and known for using the freshest ingredients has taken the nation by storm with its rapid growth and dedication to communities. The brand celebrated in its hometown on July 24 to reflect on…

Ohio Kidney Patient, Healthcare Groups Unite Against Reckless Dialysis Amendment
State

Ohio Kidney Patient, Healthcare Groups Unite Against Reckless Dialysis Amendment

Ohioans Against the Reckless Dialysis Amendment, a broad coalition of leading kidney care organizations, nurses, physicians and patient advocates, announced its opposition to a proposed Constitutional Amendment that threatens to reduce access to Ohio’s 326 out-patient dialysis clinics for the 18,000 Ohioans suffering from kidney failure. Dialysis providers are among the most regulated healthcare provider…

The World’s Aviation History Began in Greene County
State, Top Story

The World’s Aviation History Began in Greene County

Before Orville and Wilbur Wright made their historic 8-second flight over the sand dunes of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, they spent countless hours designing, building and perfecting their new flying machine on the open grass prairie just outside what is now Fairborn, Ohio. For those looking for a fun and informative vacation spot to learn…

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Words of Wisdom

 

“I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career, I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and I missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

— Michael Jordan

 

 

“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”

Oprah Winfrey

 

“Remember no one can make you feel inferior in life without your consent.”

— Eleanor Roosevelt

 

“I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”

— Stephen Covey

 

“We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

— Ronald Reagan

 

 

 

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