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: September 25, 2007
The man in charge of reviving economic development in Ohio says he has his work cut out for him.
The U-S Supreme Court has agreed to determine the constitutionality of execution by lethal injection.
Businesses throughout Ohio are hoping the nationwide strike between the United Auto Workers and General Motors won’t be a long one. As Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports, a long strike could have far reaching implications for thousands of people and businesses in the buckeye state.
Thousands of Ohioans may not realize that the neighbor’s home they are sending their children to for day-care is not licensed by the state. Some legislators and day-care activists are working to change that. They are warning that without a change, some children could die needlessly, and that some already have.
Ohio State has suspended third-string quarterback Antonio Henton, a day after he was accused of soliciting a prostitute.
As part of Ken Burn’s week long commemoration of World War II, WOSU is taking a look at local vets from the Great War. Former astronaut John Glenn shares his memories of the war.