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.
Legislative Impasse Continues Over State Budget Hole
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An impasse continues in the Ohio legislature over how to fill a projected $850 million hole in the state budget.
Some of the Republicans who dominate the state senate floated a plan Wednesday to partially delay this year’s cut in the state income tax.
The idea was quickly shot down by two groups of lawmakers who had totally opposite reasons for their criticism. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.