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: March 8, 2010
There’s a life and death irony playing out in Ohio’s prison system. Corrections officials have gotten hospital treatment for a prison inmate, so he can get better and be executed.
The developer of the planned Columbus Casino has agreed to buy the Beulah Park horse racing track in Grove City.
As WOSU TV launches its Columbus Neighborhoods Series with a profile of the Short North. WOSU Commentator and local historian Ed Lentz says the neighborhood has seen its share of changes over the decades.
The Short North is one of Columbus’s most vibrant success stories. 40 years ago the area along N. High Street was in serious decline. But a group of art enthusiasts slowly raised the Short North from the ashes. Now rents are rising, threatening the art galleries that have made the district one of the city’s most popular destinations.