Makin' bacon: Vending machine serves up everyone's favorite breakfast food

The power of bacon is on display at the Animal Science building at Ohio State University.A table inside the lobby is covered with free snacks: a tub of pretzels, a dozen or so granola bars, some gummy fruit snacks. It’s finals week at the school, but all of it was untouched. Beside the free snacks was a line of people taking photos and videos as they plunked quarters and fed dollar bills into a vending machine that sold nothing but bacon.There are bags of bacon bits and […]

Makin' bacon: Vending machine serves up everyone's favorite breakfast food

The power of bacon is on display at the Animal Science building at Ohio State University.A table inside the lobby is covered with free snacks: a tub of pretzels, a dozen or so granola bars, some gummy fruit snacks. It’s finals week at the school, but all of it was untouched. Beside the free snacks was a line of people taking photos and videos as they plunked quarters and fed dollar bills into a vending machine that sold nothing but bacon.There are bags of bacon bits and […]

Pickaway County voters may see health district levy

The Pickaway County General Health District plans to ask voters to approve a property-tax levy to help support and expand its programs.The district’s Advisory Council — made up of representatives from the county’s 15 townships, eight villages and the city of Circleville — voted 9-7 Thursday night to seek a 0.5-mill levy, most likely in the November election. But the Pickaway County Board of Commissioners must first officially approve putting the issue before voters. […]

Mark Warner, Senate intel panel vice chair, calls for whole-of-society cyber doctrine

The vice chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee pressed Friday for adopting a “whole-of-society” cyber doctrine to counter ongoing attacks waged by foreign adversaries, calling it “one of the most urgent challenges of our time.”

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p>Sen. Mark Warner, Virginia Democrat, made the plea during an event held at the Center …

US warns imprisoned Iranian activist in imminent danger

WASHINGTON (AP) - The State Department is warning the life of an imprisoned Iranian human rights activist is in imminent danger.

Deputy Spokesman Robert Palladino says in a statement Friday that Farhad Meisami began a hunger strike four months ago and should be released immediately.

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p>Palladino says Meisami’s detention is …

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