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 12, 2009
Ohio’s unemployment compensation fund has been depleted, forcing the state to begin borrowing federal funds.
The new year brings new promise and new promises and a few changes. For WOSU commentator Andrew Miller, the new year means he’ll spend more time behind the wheel of his car.
Ohio voters could see two different proposals on the November ballot to legalize gambling casinos. A leader of the legislature says lawmakers should consider putting their own casino measure onto the ballot. Meanwhile, two Cleveland-area entrepreneurs are vowing to put their own proposal onto the ballot. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has more on this unusual scenario.
George Voinovich says he wants to spend more time with wife and family.
Columbus City Schools gives high marks to a one year old district program to keep students in class. Project KEY targets six elementary and middle schools. Its aim: boost attendance and help prevent chronic truancy when students reach high school.