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.
WOSU News Archives For: August 4, 2006
An astronomer at Ohio State University is part of a team that has calculated the distance to a nearby galaxy. And they found it’s a lot farther away than they previously thought. This could mean that the universe is not only bigger, but also older than scientists had thought.
Franklin County voters won’t be able to pull a curtain around their voting machine if they go to the polls this November. Despite complaints about a lack of privacy from May primary voters, Franklin County elections officials have decided not to purchase curtains for thousands of new voting machines.
The Franklin County Grand Jury arraigned John Michael Eugene White Friday on two counts of aggravated murder. White is accused of killing his girlfriend’s baby boy.
A small group of college students from three Ohio universities is preparing to put away their shovels and sifting screens at Fort Ancient in southwest Ohio.
A small group of college students from three Ohio universities is preparing to put away their shovels and sifting screens at Ft. Ancient in southwest Ohio. The group is part of a first-of-its-kind field study to explore a part of the site that gained attention last summer.
Republican leaders of the Ohio Senate and House of Representatives have unveiled a plan to crack down on illegal immigrants. The lawmakers are vowing that – before the year is over .Ohio will more fully enforce current laws on immigration and adopt some new laws.