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: September 21, 2011
An Ohio public interest group Wednesday released a study that links the nation’s ever-growing obesity rate to federal farm subsidies. But WOSU reports local farmers say the problem does not lie with the ingredients.
The head of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel has resigned after seven years of service.
An Ohio Senate committee is expected to approve a new, Republican-proposed congressional district map that has drawn the ire of Democrats and voter advocacy groups.
Attorney General Mike DeWine says supporters had enough petition signatures to proceed, but failed to properly summarize ballot language.
The report commissioned by the state says some premiums could go up 150 percent.
Supporters of Senate Bill 5 and Issue #2 argue that pay and benefit compensation of public workers now exceeds that of their private sector peers. Opponents of the limits on public unions disagree. What do you think? Are public employees fairly compensated?