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A Final Thought: Where are the science celebrities?

In the first two decades of the 20th century, America’s list of top celebrities included many inventors, explorers, scientists and adventurers. But by the time we got to the second half of the century, our celebrities had become almost exclusively entertainers—actors, singers, and professional athletes. Our interest in the Nobel Prize...

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Is your roof ready for winter?

There are several signs that you may need a new roof, including damaged shingles, missing shingles and evidence of water leaking into your home. If you see these indications, don’t wait too long because the ice storms are coming. “If a roof is damaged, a strong summer thunderstorm may be all you need to finally see a leak,” says...

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Taking the work out of working out

Over the years, Jim Hovanec joined many gyms around town but never really got fit. That was until his wife coaxed him to come to a chair yoga class at the Fitness Center at University Hospitals Avon Health Center. “I had belonged to other gyms but always failed miserably reaching my fitness goals. Here, it’s different,” he says. “This...

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Exscape Designs completes landscape transformation on local couple's 1915 home, restoring it to its former glory

How was your resort vacation with the family this summer? No time to squeeze it in to your busy schedule? Between time off of work and rearranging the kids’ activities, it’s no wonder those vacation plans get pushed to the “maybe next year” category. What if next year, and every year, you could head to your own backyard for the...

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For every resident, every day, it’s personal at Vista Springs Ravinia

Just steps inside the grand rotunda lobby of the newly opened Vista Springs Ravinia—complete with a concert player piano filling the space with Chopin, sleek marble floors, stacked stone walls, plush furniture and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking a manicured garden courtyard—you know you’re in for a top-tier experience. The...

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