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: May 9, 2012
Controversies over diversity continue. This spring has seen protests over the absence of women members at the Master’s Augusta National Golf Club and more recently the furor over a the dismissal of an Ohio Cub Scout leader because she’s a lesbian. WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller says he’s found a Central Ohio group where diversity is a non-issue.
The survey by Quinnipiac University says 60 percent of Ohio voters support the idea of increasing the severance tax on drilling companies to allow income tax relief for Ohioans.
A wide-ranging bill to bring order to Ohio’s gambling laws has cleared the state Senate.
The repeal of the election changes would not restore the three days of early, in-person voting that were cut last year.
A proposal to hold back Ohio third graders who cannot read has been softened by a committee of state senators, and the governor is frustrated by the move. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has an update.