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  Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although Ohio's population numbered only 45,000 in December 1801, Congress determined that the population was growing rapidly and Ohio could begin the path to statehood with the assumption that it would exceed 60,000 residents by the time it would become a state.
Ohio was also a deciding factor in the 1948 presidential election when Democrat Harry S. Truman defeated Republican Thomas Dewey (who had won the state four years earlier) and in the 1976 presidential election when Democrat Jimmy Carter defeated Republican Gerald Ford by a slim margin in Ohio and took the election.
Ohio is known as the "Modern Mother of Presidents," having sent eight of its native sons to the White House.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ohio   (3420 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ohio
In 1787 an organization known as the Ohio Company of Associates was formed in New England by a number of those who had served in the American Revolutionary War and under their negotiations a purchase of a large tract of land in the territory northwest of the Ohio River was made from the Government.
The Diocese of Columbus (erected 3 March, 1868) comprises that portion of the state south of 40°41" and between the Ohio River on the east and the Scioto River on the west, with Franklin, Delaware and Morrow Counties.
The Ohio courts have held, however, that a bequest to a Roman Catholic priest "for the saying of Masses for the repose of my soul and the soul of my husband" is not within the statute and is good although made within less than a year of the testator's death.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11225d.htm   (2530 words)

  
 Columbus, Ohio - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Several of Ohio's small towns and villages petitioned the legislature for the honor of becoming the state capital, but ultimately a coalition of land speculators, with Sullivant's support, made the most attractive offer to the Ohio General Assembly.
Unlike Cleveland and Cincinnati, the central cities in Ohio's two largest metropolitan areas, Columbus is ringed by relatively few suburbs; since the 1950s it has made annexation a condition for providing water and sewer service, to which it holds regional rights throughout a large portion of Central Ohio.
The expansion of Ohio Stadium to over 100,000 in capacity, and the construction of the Crew Stadium (the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States), Nationwide Arena, Value City Arena, the Greater Columbus Convention Center, and the Lifestyle Communities Pavilion are all projects completed since 1990.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Columbus,_Ohio   (5998 words)

  
 East Liverpool, Ohio Encyclopedia Article @ CeramicArtist.com (Ceramic Artist)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
It is located along the Ohio River and borders the states of Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
It was incorporated as East Liverpool in 1834 when a Liverpool in western Ohio (now defunct) protested the use of its name by this newer eastern town.
About 21.5% of families and 25.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.2% of those under age 18 and 13.0% of those age 65 or over.
www.ceramicartist.com /encyclopedia/East_Liverpool,_Ohio   (1071 words)

  
 Vermilion, Ohio Encyclopedia Article @ ArtAndCraftDirectory.com (Art and Craft Directory)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
Vermilion is a city in Erie and Lorain counties in Ohio, U.S.A. The population was 10,927 at the 2000 census.
It is part of the Sandusky, Ohio metropolitan statistical area.
About 4.1% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.
www.artandcraftdirectory.com /encyclopedia/Vermilion,_Ohio   (1296 words)

  
 :: OHIO BUREAU OF MOTOR VEHICLES ::
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles today announced that they have again expanded their online customer services to include a feature that allows drivers with suspended licenses to view specific information to allow them to reinstate their driving privileges.
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles announced that it has begun to require Ohioans to provide the color of their vehicle as part of the registration process.
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles issues requests for proposals for the selection and appointment of deputy registrars to operate license agencies throughout Ohio.
www.bmv.ohio.gov   (311 words)

  
 Ohio - Vacation, Adventure, Getaway and Tourism Planner - The Travel Ohio Internet Guide, TRAVELOHIO.com
Nestled at the intersection of Interstates 70 and 77 in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Cambridge is often called the "Crossroads of America." Situated between Columbus, Ohio and Wheeling, West Virginia, we are within one day’s travel of eleven major U.S. cities.
HERITAGE CABIN - (Southeastern Ohio)  Rockbridge - There are four vacation properties to choose from; an original cozy log cabin built in the 1860's, a lavishly appointed newly constructed spacious lodge, a luxury retreat set in a very private settin...
PARADISE CABIN - (Southeastern Ohio)  Logan - Paradise Cabin is located 5 minutes from Old Man's Cave in a peaceful and relaxing setting, nestled in the woods amongst the wildlife and beauty of the Hocking Hills.
www.travelohio.com   (2035 words)

  
 Ohio — Infoplease.com
Ohio is one of the nation's industrial leaders, ranking third in manufacturing employment nationwide.
Ohio, river, United States - Ohio, river, 981 mi (1,579 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela...
Ohio, state, United States - Ohio, midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108258.html   (408 words)

  
 Neil Young Ohio Lyric Analysis
In his song Ohio, he expresses both his opinions about the war, and about a specific event that took place on the campus of Kent State University in Ohio.
The events in Ohio seemed to mark the end of the Woodstock nation.
More on the song "Ohio" performed by David Crosby and Neil Young at a Benefit For the Arts Outreach at the Valley Music Festival in Santa Ynez, CA on September 28, 2003.
www.thrasherswheat.org /fot/ohio.htm   (2271 words)

  
 None Dare Call It Stolen (Harpers.org)
Concerning the decisive contest in Ohio, the evidence is lucidly compiled in a single congressional report, which, for the last half-year, has been available to anyone inclined to read it.
The mission's two-man teams had been approved to monitor the process in eleven states—but the observers in Ohio were prevented from watching the opening of the polling places, the counting of the ballots, and, in some cases, the election itself.
Ohio Democrats also were heavily thwarted through dirty tricks recalling Richard Nixon's reign and the systematic bullying of Dixie.
www.harpers.org /ExcerptNoneDare.html   (5009 words)

  
 Ohio Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
Ohio (base map) JPEG format (459K) County boundaries and names, county seats, rivers.
Ohio (reference map) JPEG format (272K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
Ohio (reference map) PDF format (200K) Shaded relief map with state boundaries, forest cover, place names, major highways.
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/ohio.html   (537 words)

  
 Home -- Ohio Citizen Action
COLUMBUS -- "Earlier Wednesday, political watchdog Ohio Citizen Action released a report that found insurance companies, health care providers and fellow lawyers topped the lists of contributors to Republican candidates, while Espy got the most from lawyers, his political party and labor unions," John McCarthy, Associated Press.
Oct 18: Contributions to candidates for Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court
Ohio Citizen Action is making it available to advance understanding of environmental, consumer, economic and governmental issues.
www.ohiocitizen.org   (460 words)

  
 Ohio AFL-CIO Web Resource
The Blue Green Alliance is a coalition of Ohio unions and environmental groups whose goal is to build a stronger, more secure future for Ohio by working together to achieve a strong economy, a cleaner environment, and a safer world.
Ohio's Best Rx, the unique prescription drug discount program for the state's senior citizens and low-income residents, has celebrated its first year by providing an average savings of 31 percent off the cost of prescribed medications.
Ohio's Best Rx was created during negotiations involving the Ohio AFL-CIO, the Coalition for Affordable Prescription Drugs and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA).
www.ohaflcio.org   (598 words)

  
 OHIO HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION
The Ohio High School Athletic Association invites organizations to submit a quotation to provide a comprehensive, integrated web-based data storage and access system.
The OHSAA and the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association teamed together in a prostate cancer awareness program when "First Friday" was held Sept. 1 during high school football contests statewide.
The Ohio High School Athletic Association Foundation is again sponsoring one-day student leadership conferences for captains and team leaders.
www.ohsaa.org   (747 words)

  
 Ohio Memory Online Scrapbook
Edison was born in Milan, Ohio and registered a total of 1,093 patents.
Captain Edward "Eddie" Rickenbacker (1890-1973), a native of Columbus, Ohio, was World War I's "Ace of Aces." He shot down 26 enemy aircraft.
Notice: Ohio Memory will be down for maintenance the morning of Monday, August 23, 2004.
www.ohiomemory.org   (834 words)

  
 Ohio Board of Regents Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-18)
The Ohio Board of Regents has begun entering into agreements with Ohio colleges and universities to initiate the new TANF Educational Awards Program (TEAP), as directed in Gov. Taft's Executive Order.
The Ohio Board of Regents seeks an outstanding professional to serve as chancellor to lead the board in its quest to better educate more Ohioans.
Ohio's public and private research universities are refocusing the state's array of doctoral programs to generate world-class research and stimulate economic growth.
www.regents.state.oh.us   (472 words)

  
 Blogging Ohio
The Ohio Exploration Society is a group dedicating to documenting Ohio's historical sites, both well-known and virtually forgotten, and paranormal occurrences associated with them.
John Scalzi, By the Way, was recognized as one of Ohio's Finest Citizens by the State Assembly.
Ohio is such a big state this November.
www.bloggingohio.com   (3382 words)

  
 Bicycling Home Page
The trail is managed by the Ohio Dept. Natural Resources and the Hamilton County Parks Department.
This approximate 1/2 mile section is part of the Ohio to Erie Trail, that allows crossing of SR 3 at Cherrington Road traffic signal, in the vicinity of the Ed Honton Memorial Rock.
The “Central Ohio Bicycle Route Guide” is a map covering a 50 mile radius from the center of Columbus.
www.dot.state.oh.us /bike   (1085 words)

  
 Ohio State Parks Camping Cabins Lodging Bed Breakfast
Located in southeastern Ohio this breathtaking lakefront property looks out on the beautiful Burr Oak Reservoir State Park, nestled in the rolling wooded hills surrounded by the extraordinary beauty and serenity of nature.
C.M. Spitzer House in Medina Ohio has been voted as one of the best B&Bs/Country Inns by inngoers four years in a row hereby making it one of the top 3 percent of Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns throughout the United States and Canada.
Twilight Cabin is a NEW beautiful, cozy place to stay nested at the edge of a woods, a bit off the path in a secluded area of a peaceful Amish countryside.
www.ohioparks.net   (3370 words)

  
 Ohio Men's Gymnastics - Region 5
The annual State of Ohio Spring meeting will be held at Queen City Gymnastics the weekend of the State Championships.
The Ohio Boy's Optional Clinic and Future Star Evaluation is going to be the weekend of September 13-14.
The Ohio Boy's USAG Fall Meeting is going to be on Saturday, September 13th at 5:30 P.M. at Hocking Valley Gymnastics Center in Lancaster.
members.tripod.com /~gymnst45/ohio.html   (930 words)

  
 Ohio Sea Grant College Program
The Ohio Sea Grant College Program has a new "Fish Lake Erie" license plate for sale through the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, with $15.00 of the total plate fee designated for Lake Erie research and scholarships.
Ohio Sea Grant researcher Dr. Hal Walker has discovered an efficient method to remove 95% of harmful microcystins from Lake Erie drinking water.
Ohio Sea Grant's 2004-2005 Progress Report is now available.
www.sg.ohio-state.edu   (184 words)

  
 ODRC Home Page
The Office of Victim Services provides information regarding the status of Ohio inmates in prison or under supervision of the Department's Adult Parole Authority.
If you are a victim of a crime and would like to register for notification regarding an Ohio inmate, click here.
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction protects and supports Ohioans by ensuring that adult felony offenders are effectively supervised in environments that are safe, humane, and appropriately secure.
www.drc.state.oh.us   (205 words)

  
 OSBA Homepage
Justice is not for sale in Ohio: A statement by OSBA President John S. Stith
Supreme Court: Ohio statute trumps federal case law for waiver of attorney-client privilege
Ohio judges had their heads in the clouds - with help from 121st Air Refueling Wing
www.ohiobar.org   (213 words)

  
 Ohio Bicycle Federation
He was the first Ohio Department of Transportation Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator.
Over the past few months, the Ohio Bicycle Federation has been working as part of a coalition whose purpose is...
The annual Ohio Bicycle Events Calendar is published in mid-winter as a year-long cycling enthusiast's resource.
www.ohiobike.org   (439 words)

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