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: June 18, 2010
For more than a year an East Side neighborhood has seen millions of dollars go into Children Hospital’s expansion. That expansion spawned a nearby road reconstruction backed by federal stimulus dollars. President Barack Obama was at Friday’s groundbreaking to hammer home the benefits of the multi-billion dollar stimulus bill.
Ohio voters may not get a vote this fall on whether to endorse or kill a plan by Governor Strickland and the legislature to authorize slot machines at race tracks. So far, no campaigns have been formed to promote or oppose the issue.
President Barack Obama will be in Columbus today to tout a construction project that the White House says is the 10,000th road project to get under way with funding from the federal economic stimulus package.