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: 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.