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 30, 2009
Ohio State University president Gordon Gee says football players are closely monitored for head and other injuries.
Charges have been filed against a mother who allegedly helped her juvenile son escape from a county court last week.
The Florida preacher who allowed a central Ohio runaway to stay with his family said he did not know he was breaking the law by housing the girl.
The issue of gambling dominated much of the news in state government and politics this year in Ohio. There were actually TWO gambling issues — a plan for slot machines at race tracks AND a proposed ballot issue authorizing 4 full-scale CASINOS.