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: August 22, 2012
Columbus Police have turned to Crime Stoppers to help with the “Hilltop Creeper” case. WOSU reports people living in the area continue to worry, but remain vigilant.
The Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted blasts critics of the uniform voting hours he has established for the 2012 Election. Husted appeared on All Sides with Ann Fisher.
Republican convention planners have set speaking slots for Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Rob Portman next week. Kasich is scheduled as the fifth speaker in the Tuesday night session, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium has a new director. In a written statement, the zoo says its board of directors met August 21 to accept the resignation of current director Dale Schmidt “for personal reasons effective immediately.”
Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill requiring young football players and other athletes to be pulled from competition after suffering a head injury.