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: June 3, 2009
The latest FBI crime numbers show violent crime is down in Columbus, but the FBI says these numbers do not hold up in city to city comparisons.
For years, proposals to allow oil and gas drilling in state parks in Ohio have gone nowhere in the legislature. But now, supporters of the idea have won a small victory. Republicans who dominate the state senate have put the drilling proposal into their version of the state budget that has just been okayed by the senate. That is re-igniting the debate as statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
The Columbus Firefighters Union said it stands to lose almost 300 jobs next year if the proposed city income tax increase does not pass.
This week alone, Ohio has lost thousands of jobs. To mitigate the crisis, federal aid is coming into the state by the tens of millions.
Backers of a proposed ballot issue that would authorize gambling casinos in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, and Columbus insist they are still working toward a ballot issue THIS November.