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: April 23, 2007
Monday, Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance settled out of court with up to 227 Mississippi Gulf Coast homeowners who were victims of Hurricane Katrina. This settlement comes after other national insurance companies made similar settlements.
Officials at state-supported universities and community colleges across Ohio are now hopeful they will receive a boost of government dollars that’s even larger than the one Governor Ted Strickland has proposed. That’s because Republicans who dominate the Ohio House of Representatives are vowing to pump even more state money into higher education.
If a woman is raped, will the Ohio hospital she goes to offer her the morning after pill? That’s the question posed by a group that calls itself pro choice. Ohio public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports on the findings of the group’s study.
A former stripper from Cleveland is asking the Ohio House of Representatives to move more slowly on a bill to set new statewide limits on topless bars and other x-rated businesses. But,it doesn’t appear she’s going to get her wish.
This week in Columbus, a sculptor who uses art to share his experiences as a Holocaust survivor opened a new exhibit.