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: February 3, 2009
Franklin County Common Pleas Judge John Connor on Tuesday sentenced Michael Rose to 15 years in prison for running his SUV into several restaurant workers critically injuring two of them.
Gov. Ted Strickland’s new $55 billion budget proposal is a step back from previous priorities and pledges.
Among the budget-balancing moves in Gov. Strickland’s two-year spending plan is a pay cut for all state employees.
Huntington Bancshares today says its eliminating executive bonuses, freezing salaries and eliminating 500 positions to cut costs. Huntington says the moves will save $100,000,000.
Governor Ted Strickland’s budget is balanced, and he’s managed to erase a more than 7 billion dollar deficit without a tax increase. But critics are saying as they look into the “blue book” for budget details, they’re seeing a setup for future disaster.
Ohioans will pay more to farm, drive, do business and enjoy the outdoors under a budget proposal released by Governor Ted Strickland. The plan for the next two years increases 120 state fees to raise an estimated $236,000,000 to keep the budget balanced.