Bison Balance Prairie Ecosystem At Battelle Big Darby Metro Park

By | March 30, 2015

95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.


Olentangy Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Abuse Charges

By | March 30, 2015

Matthew Rausenberg faces up to life in prison if convicted on 32 charges, including gross sexual imposition and kidnapping involving several students.


Researchers Use Common Viruses To Fight Cancer

By | March 30, 2015

For years, doctors have treated cancer with three things: chemicals, radiation and surgery. New research finds another approach holds promise – giving cancer a cold…a cold virus. Some Columbus oncologists are studying how common viruses can treat tumors and cancer cells.

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Previously: Statehouse Reporter Roundtable


Cancer Survival Rates Shockingly Low For ‘Indestructibles’

By | March 30, 2015

Young adults traditionally aren’t the face of cancer. But people between the ages of 15 and 39 are diagnosed with cancer at a rate six times higher than children, according to the National Cancer Institute.


Humorist’s Ohio Home On National Register Of Historic Places

By | March 28, 2015

The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.


Impact Of Ohio’s Moves To Reduce Lake Erie Algae Years Away

By | March 28, 2015

Ohio’s new rules to clamp down on some of the pollutants feeding the toxic algae in Lake Erie aren’t likely to show immediate results.


Slain Toddler’s Mom Pleads Guilty To Charges

By | March 27, 2015

The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead in central Ohio has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence.


Judge: Prosecutor Hid Evidence In Murder Trial

By | March 27, 2015

A judge in Cleveland has ordered new trials for three men convicted of a 1995 slaying because of what she says was “malicious suppression of evidence” by an assistant prosecutor.

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Former Olentangy Teacher Indicted

By | March 26, 2015

A Delaware County Grand jury Thursday indicted 39 year old Matthew Rausenberg of Columbus on 32 counts alleging sex crimes against children in his classroom. First Assistant Prosecutor Kyle Rohrer outlined the charges saying Rausenberg faces life in prison, if convicted.


Democrats Urge Veto Of Portion Of $7B Transportation Budget

By | March 26, 2015

The state’s transportation budget is headed to the governor amid criticism from Democrats who claim a portion of the bill would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state.