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: October 18, 2007
On any given day numerous dogs can be seen running free at Goodale Park. And this has created tension between some park goers who think dogs should be on leashes and dog owners who disagree. Several neighborhood organizations have teamed up with the city to try to come to some kind of compromise.
Ohio lawmakers have begun to hold hearings on a proposal involving abortion and ultrasound images.
Last week’s shooting at a Cleveland high school has once again made gun control an issue in Ohio.
The state of Ohio and the federal government are two of central Ohio’s largest employers. The Common thinking is people who work in government make less money than those in the private sector, but the benefits are great. While government health insurance benefits are still good, agencies and employees are starting to see some big changes.