WOSU News Archives For: July 8, 2008

Energy Prices a Key Issue in Race Between Kilroy, Stivers

12:00AM
July
8, 2008

High gasoline prices have become a major theme in the race for Ohio’s 15th Congressional district. Franklin County Commissioner Mary Jo Kilroy,(D) and State Senator Steve Stivers,(R) have both developed their own energy plans.

Southern Ohio Monitors Spread Of Kudzu.

12:00AM
July
8, 2008

Long synonymous with the Deep South, Kudzu may now be creeping its way north. The fast growing vine, which is native to Japan, has been growing for decades in parts of southern Ohio, but climate change may make the state even more hospitable to kudzu in coming decades. Though it isn’t yet the scourge here that it is in the South, efforts are under way to make Ohio Kudzu-free.