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: January 8, 2008
That dispute over who owns the strip of land along the Lake Erie shore is continuing to boil in the courts. And two top Democrats – the governor and the attorney general – continue to take different stands on the issue.
The Franklin County Board of Commissioners Tuesday voted not to award a large construction project to the lowest bidder. Instead, the contract for plumbing work on the Clippers’ new downtown ballpark went to an out-of-state unionized company. Commissioners cite concerns over safety violations and prevailing wage law violations, but the low-bidding company and other business leaders accuse the board of partisan politics.
Voters in the New Hampshire Primary get all the power and attention. Ohio primary voters don’t go to the polls until March. That kind of bothers WOSU Commentator Jerolyn Barbee.