Ohio State Fair http://wyso.org en Abandoned Cooler Causes Bomb Scare at Ohio State Fair http://wyso.org/post/abandoned-cooler-causes-bomb-scare-ohio-state-fair <p><span class="article-content" style="border: 0px solid rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: 21px; font-size: 1.2em;"><span style="border: 0px solid rgb(0, 0, 0);">COLUMBUS, OH - An abandoned item at the Ohio State Fair led authorities to close the Skyway ride and a section of the fair on its opening day.<br /><br />Multiple media outlets report that the Columbus fire department bomb squad was called Wednesday afternoon to detonate the item, a soft-sided cooler. The contents were found to be water bottles and food bars.<br /> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 19:29:32 +0000 Associated Press 2321 at http://wyso.org Governor Kasich says Ohio State Fair the "Best Darned Fair" http://wyso.org/post/governor-kasich-says-ohio-state-fair-best-darned-fair <p><span class="article-content" style="border: 0px solid rgb(0, 0, 0); line-height: 21px; font-size: 1.2em;"><span style="border: 0px solid rgb(0, 0, 0);">COLUMBUS, OH - Governor John Kasich has declared the Ohio State Fair &quot;the best darned fair&quot; in the country as he opened its 12-day run with a ribbon-cutting. The Columbus Dispatch reports Kasich said the fair&#39;s agricultural displays offer a chance to show that bread doesn&#39;t just appear in a grocery store.</span></span></p> Thu, 28 Jul 2011 19:09:34 +0000 Associated Press 2317 at http://wyso.org