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: May 17, 2011
Shareholders trying to get into J P Morgan Chase and Co.’s annual meeting held in Columbus were greeted by heavy security and groups of 30 to 40 protesters outside every entrance.
The state’s two largest agencies that help people with HIV and AIDS are combining.
Banks have tightened lending since the recession. And if you’re a start-up business with no capital, you can all but forget getting a loan from them. But one local agency that is lending to small businesses and it’s watching them grow.
As part of his effort to reform government Governor Kasich urges state colleges and universities to offer three-year bachelor degrees. The governor argues three-year programs will cost less, reduce student loan debt, and get students into the job market faster. But WOSU Commentator Stacia Kock says there’s a downside as well.