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 November 2011
Franklin County has agreed to pay a total of $40,000 to two inmates who said jailers went too far in shocking them with stun guns. The settlements come months after Franklin County agreed to dramatically reduce its use of stun guns.
Ohio faces a hard deadline in the federal health insurance law – states need to take some steps by the end of next year, or the federal government will do it for them. Supporters of the law fear that deadline will be missed. But opponents say the state shouldn’t be trying to comply.
With a new cloud over his presidential campaign, Republican Herman Cain plans a three-stop Ohio swing that could test the impact of the latest allegation of inappropriate behavior.
Presidential candidate Herman Cain faces accusations he had a 13-year affair. His lawyer says Cain’s private life is none of the media’s business. Are candidates personal lives “fair game” in political campaigns?
Earlier this week forecasters warned of major flooding in Findlay in northwest Ohio, which has seen repeated flooding on the Blanchard River. Now the forecast has been revised and residents and business owners are relieved.
For only the second time, Duke University brings its basketball team to Columbus tonight. So, some student fans lined up early and pitched tents outside Schottenstein Arena in a bid to get front row seats.
The campaign for Senate has been underway quietly for some time, but the key statewide race on the ballot is starting to heat up. Two candidates are talking about their differences on an issue that’s likely to be huge – hydraulic fracturing or ‘fracking.’
Four Ohio men will face trial early next year on charges they tried to steal the carcass of a lion that was one of many exotic animals set free by a suicidal owner.
What Do you think of new OSU football coach Urban Meyer’s $4.4 million salary?
New Ohio State Head Football Coach Urban Meyer: I feel fantastic and I’m ready to go.