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: March 26, 2009
To prevent further budget cuts, Columbus City Council may ask voters to increase the city’s income tax. There is speculation city officials might go to the ballot in August rather than wait until November. WOSU looks at the pros and cons of a summer election.
As the jobless rate in Ohio continues to climb, the faith community is reaching out to assist those in need. WOSU’s Kim Fox reports.
City officials today urged everyone in Columbus to work to ensure every one is counted during next year’s US Census. Census officials today opened the bureau’s Columbus office. Officials expect to hire some 1-thousand workers to help with next year’s count.
A year ago, a sexual harassment scandal was quietly brewing in a state office in Columbus. Within a few weeks, Attorney General Marc Dann had fired two top aides, then confessed to an affair with a staffer, then resigned, and he’s still facing legal trouble. Now, Marc Dann is speaking out.