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Nebraska Prepares To Carry Out First Execution Using Fentanyl

Nebraska is poised to kill its first prisoner since 1997, after a federal three-judge panel denied a drug company's request to halt the lethal injection over concerns about whether the drugs were obtained improperly by the state.

Tuesday morning's planned execution of Carey Dean Moore is also believed to be the first time the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl will be used in a lethal injection.

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Watch This Native Pollinator Build Her Bee-Jeweled Nest

While honeybees and their buzzing hives and hyper-fertile queens get all the press for pollinating our food supply, the hard-working blue orchard bee is one of 4,000 bee species native to North America that does its solitary work in relative obscurity. That is, until now.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

WARREN, Ohio – On a summer evening when dark storm clouds threatened the 2,000-plus gathered at the Warren Community Amphitheater, the weather managed to hold off so attendees could enjoy a rare opportunity: a live performance by world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma in their backyard. The evening was the final piece of a daylong event made […] The post Yo-Yo Ma Inspires Thousands to Support Local Arts appeared first on Business Journal Daily.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The local chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals will host a seminar on media marketing Sept. 13 at The Avalon Inn and Resort. The Mahoning, Trumbull & Mercer counties chapter of the AFP will host “Media Training: Targeting your message for TV, radio and digital media,” which covers developing and delivering […] The post AFP to Host ‘Media Training’ Seminar appeared first on Business Journal Daily.