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.
Group Claims Casino Plan Worth 20,000 Jobs
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A petition seeking voter approval of casinos in four Ohio cities has been submitted to the state attorney general for review.
A group calling itself the Ohio Jobs and Growth Committee says the proposal submitted Wednesday would create 20,000 new jobs.
Ohio voters have repeatedly rejected casinos.