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The Spirit of Innovation Launches

Wednesday, June 21, 2006 at 1:17 PM

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Akron-based Goodyear christened its newest blimp Wednesday, the Spirit of Innovation. The name came from a public contest. Hudson High School Chemistry Teacher Matthew Harrelson suggested the winning name. He and his family get to ride on the zeppelin. The blimp was built at Goodyear's Wingfoot Lake hangar in Suffield. Company spokesman Eddie Ogden told ideastream's Mark Urycki that the looks haven't change much but the airship has some innovations of its own.

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