The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
WOSU News Archives For December 2010
Some unfinished business from 2010 could become front burner issues in 2011, including an agreement that was made last summer between animal rights activists, farmers and the state. As part of our series looking back at 2010 in state government and politics, Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles takes a look at a deal that was struck but never materialized.
Ohio’s top elections official is preparing to leave office after serving just one term. Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner didn’t run for re-election. Instead, she ran for a seat in the U.S. Senate and did not get past the primary election. Now, Brunner is looking back at the past four years.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled Bluffton University’s insurance covered a charter bus that crashed in Atlanta three years ago, killing the driver and six others.
More than a dozen important bills got halfway through the Ohio legislature this year and then died. One big reason: Republicans controlled the state senate, while Democrats dominated the House. As part of our look back over the year in state government and politics, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports on several major proposals that died in the Legislature.
A pilot is recovering this morning at Riverside Hospital after his twin-engine plane crashed overnight as it approached Don Scott airport on Columbus’northwest side.
Many holiday-related garbage items like boxes and wrapping paper can be recycled, but not everything should be put in the recycle bin.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a state tax on satellite TV companies does not violate federal commerce laws.
Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles takes a look back at the fight over the controversial “3C” rail line.
Holiday traditions are something many people look forward to this time of year and often made fun of in movies like “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” where Clark W. Griswold gets a little too ambitious with his exterior light decorating. While some people may not go as far as the Griswold’s, WOSU reports some people have put traditions aside and gone green this season not green as in holly and ivy, but green as the environment.
Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor and four of his teammates can still play in the January 4th Sugar Bowl against Arkansas, but they’ll have to sit out the first five games of the 2011 season for accepting improper benefits. The five buckeyes were suspended Thursday by the NCAA.