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: December 22, 2009
This year’s cut in the Ohio income tax has been officially shelved. Governor Ted Strickland has signed a bill into law, delaying the tax cut until calendar year 2011.
Over 300 soldiers with the Ohio National Guard who served a year in Iraq will be celebrating the holidays at home with their families. The troops reunited with excited family members and friends yesterday [Tuesday] at OSU.
Ohio is among the first states receiving federal funds to expand broadband access to rural areas. And state officials say that means new jobs and increased economic growth for some of Ohio’s hardest-hit counties.
‘Tis the season for holiday gift buying and gift cards are popular with shoppers for many reasons. But,why would one store sell products that send shoppers to another store?
Baking gingerbread cookies with your grandchildren; greeting the neighbors with a hearty “happy holidays” and giving presents to everyone you know including your mail carrier may all seem pretty traditional to you this time of year. But for people who are from other parts of the globe such customs are not so ordinary. WOSU talks with a Brazilian scholar about their thoughts on an American Christmas.