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: November 3, 2009
Ohio could see up to 4 big-city casinos if election results from Tuesday night hold up. While supporters of the Southwestern City Schools levy held the narrowest of margins over opponents.
Early election results show supporters of Casinos and a Livestock Care Standards board leading and yet another close levy contest in the Southwestern City School District.
Corrections officers at the Mansfield Correctional Facility picketed Monday in front of the institution. They are warning the public of dangerous conditions at the prison. But a corrections department spokeswoman says things are not as bad as the union is making them appear.