95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
WOSU News Archives For: October 8, 2012
Thousands turned out on the Columbus Day Holiday to the new Hollywood Casino on West Broad street. The opening marks the transformation of an abandoned auto parts factory into a gleaming entertainment attraction.
The Wisconsin congressman and vice presidential candidate hosts a rally Monday near the Toledo airport. President Obama returns to Columbus Tuesday with a rally on the Ohio State University campus.
After court battles and a state referendum, the much-anticipated Hollywood Casino opens today on Columbus’ West Side. The people who live and work in the area are betting on the house – to bring a new vibe to the neighborhood that has, for years, been on the decline.