The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For: March 13, 2007
The state board of education voted unanimously Tuesday to more closely regulate school bus drivers in Ohio. The action was prompted by an incident in January when police say a privately employed bus driver for the Columbus district was found with cocaine on board his school bus.
As Governor Ted Strickland and Ohio legislators get down to work on hammering out a new two-year state budget, they are being pulled by activists on the political left and the political right.
Ohio lawmakers think more needs to be done to protect Ohioans against identity theft. Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are meeting in the middle to push for a tougher state law.
City and county governments have given Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence received $500,000 to help victims of domestic violence. The money will pay for free legal services.