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: November 7, 2008
Ohio’s governor placed on leave an agency director who was questioned over why state computers were used to find personal information on “Joe the Plumber.”
Ohio Republican Party officials say they want to eliminate what has become known as the “Golden Week.”
Provisional Ballots, Computer Glitches, Poll Worker and Voter Errors All Part of Election Day Headaches, Delays
The Franklin County Board of Elections today is correcting some ballot counts and processing more than 27,000 provisional ballots in a bid to put the wraps on Election 2008. But a Congressional race hangs in the balance.
The City of Columbus, Franklin County Veterans Services, and the Military Veterans Educational Foundation Milvets marked Veterans Day today with a ceremony and parade. The ceremony held this morning featured guest speaker Gov. Ted Strickland.
The economic turmoil on Wall Street and on Broad street is taking a toll on Ohio State University’s four-billion dollar budget. Vice President of Business and Finance, William Shkurti, tells trustees that OSU faces a handful of financial pinchpoints.
The Franklin County Board of Elections is sorting through more than 27,000 ballots. That’s the number of provisional ballots that were cast on Election Day and during the 30-day early voting period that preceded it. A provisional ballot, as the name implies, may or may not count.