Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Expert: Drought Will Drive Up Ohio Food Prices
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Mapping The U.S. Drought
View an NPR interactive map and chart to see how conditions have changed since January 2011.
It may be raining in some parts of Ohio this morning, but that doesn’t mean the drought is over.
In fact, it’s getting so severe, it’s clear that food prices will be rising. Matt Roberts is an agricultural economist at The Ohio State University. He tells Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen what could end up being the worst drought in 75 years won’t affect the price of grain products like bread and cereal as much as some other products.
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