Why is Ohio’s voter ID law legal?

Q: Why does the federal government say it is illegal for people to have to show a government-issued ID in North Carolina to vote and I have had to show one every time I vote in Ohio? — Gary Burns, Arlington. A: The U.S. 4th...

Poachers angling to get caught

As an angler, I’ve been on Lake Erie when it seemed like whatever the bait, color of the spinner, or experience of the angler, perch and walleye just couldn’t resist the temptation. Trips were cut short to return with those...

Is that painted blue line legal?

Q: Is it legal to paint a blue line between two yellow lines to divide traffic on West Main Cross Street in Findlay? — Steve Oman, rural Findlay. A: “The use of the blue pavement marking for this application is not in...

Great hunters understand nature

To me, it was a familiar conversation, just not to the folks at this particular social gathering. A man had mentioned the near spiritual feeling he sometimes experienced while hunting. One couple smiled curiously while waiting for the...

How to estimate your corn yield

Grain markets rely on projections of acres planted and potential yields to establish current and future prices. Since it is impractical to count every acre and plant at the end of the season, surveys are taken throughout the year to...

Why is U.S. behind in credit card security?

Q: Why are we 10-20 years behind in credit/debit card security when compared to Europe? — Jeremy Palmer, Findlay. A: “The U.S. is behind for a very simple reason: Consumers have not been asking for chip cards,” says...

Get revved up for deer hunting

Buck fever is starting to creep into the veins of Ohio hunters. Deer-hunting seasons begin Sept. 24 and thousands are already planning and scouting for this year’s chance at a trophy. To help get you revved up for this...

‘Sweat bees’ are actually hover flies

We have had many inquiries about sweat bees this year. The small flying insect is not a bee, but a fly known as the hover fly. To most people, hover flies resemble bees. They are generally small, about three-eighths to a half-inch...
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