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.
Debate Deepens over Electric Deregulation
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A highly-complex debate continues in the Ohio legislature over whether to continue regulation of electricity rates.
The debate is complicated enough with lawmakers and others trying to sort out whether consumers would have lower rates with government price controls or competing electric companies.
Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, there is now a debate over whether the groups on each side are pretending to be something they are not.