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Ohio is a Midwestern state in the United States. The 34th largest state by area in the U.S., it is the 7th most populous with over 11.5 million residents, containing several major American cities and seven metropolitan areas with populations of 500,000 or more. The state's capital is Columbus. The Anglicized name "Ohio" comes from the Iroquois word ohi-yo’, meaning "great river".
Although there are conflicting narratives regarding the origin of the nickname, Ohio is historically known as the "Buckeye State" (relating to the Ohio buckeye tree) and Ohioans are also known as "Buckeyes.
In 2009, Ohio was ranked #4 in the country for best business climate by Site Selection magazine, based on a business-activity database. The state has also won three consecutive Governor's Cup awards from the magazine, based on business growth and developments. As of 2007, Ohio's gross domestic product (GDP) was $466 billion. This ranks Ohio's economy as the seventh-largest of all fifty states and the District of Columbia.
The climate of Ohio is a humid continental climate throughout most of the state except in the extreme southern counties of Ohio's Bluegrass region section which are located on the northern periphery of the humid subtropical climate and Upland South region of the United States. Summers are typically hot and humid throughout the state, while winters generally range from cool to cold.
The MMBBEXPO is where family fun can be found on Memorial weekend. For two days experience the richness of movement, music, beauty and wellness. The natural hair expo, African dance conference, Take it to the Flo! dance competition, Butterfly Ball and Healthy You Wellness Event are favorites among people who want to experience something fresh and exciting on Memorial weekend.
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Sarah Jane Woodson Early was an American educator, black nationalist, temperance activist and author. A graduate of Oberlin College in the state of Ohio. She was hired at Wilberforce University in 1858 as the first African-American woman college instructor. Early served as national superintendent (1888–1892) of the black division of the Women's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) and gave more than 100 lectures across five states. She wrote a biography of her husband and his rise from slavery that is included among postwar slave narratives.
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