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 29, 2012
A class action lawsuit has been filed against two Columbus-area towing companies. It claims customers are being over charged to get back their cars.
The chairman of an Ohio House panel studying the state’s five public retirement funds says he’s expecting to have updated drafts of pension legislation by the end of this week.
Democrats in southwest Ohio are planning to move forward to replace two elections board members who have been fired by the state’s elections chief.
Ohio authorities say a new lab on wheels will help catch traders in child pornography and other online predators.
The City of Columbus on Wednesday opened a domestic partner registry. It does not carry the same weight as a marriage certificate, but it allows unmarried and gay couples to notarize and put their relationship on the record.
Some workers at a mine in Bealesville say they lost pay when the mine shut down for a day, and felt they would be fired if they skipped a Mitt Romney rally earlier this month.
Celeste Fronsman died two days after a driver told dispatchers he found the Canton resident beaten, raped and burned on a country road.
Speaking before the nation’s Republicans, Ohio Gov. John Kasich focused solely on economics and what he called unpopular decisions that led the state’s economic turnaround.
Members of the Columbus School Board were trained by state ethics employees last night. And later they met with the recently-hired district attorney. But what went on during those meetings remains a mystery.