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: July 9, 2009
Many of Ohio’s counties face budgetary difficulty right now, and Morrow County is no different. Its commissioners have asked county employees to take two weeks off without pay before the end of the year to help close the budget gap – and the county’s sheriff said the jail may have to close.
US Marshals partnered with state and local law enforcement agencies to make 169 arrests in Central Ohio during the month of June.
The U.S. Postal Service says it’s considering closing or consolidating more than 30 of about 40 branches and stations in the Columbus area to save money.