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 December 2012
Attorneys for a teenager charged in the school shooting deaths of three students are challenging Ohio’s law on insanity defense.
After finishing the season with 11 losses for the fifth consecutive year, the Cleveland Browns have fired head coach Pat Shurmur and general manger Tom Heckert.
Ohio’s jobless rate fell this year, to 6.8%. That’s better than the national average. Even with the recent improvement in the jobless rate, more than 390,000 Ohioans remain unemployed as 2012 comes to a close.
Officials in the city of Ontario say they’ve reached an agreement to sell the plant GM shuttered nearly three years ago.
It was the most expensive and perhaps the most bitter campaign for U.S. Senate in Ohio history.
In the proposed budget for the Federal Aviation Administration next year, the Obama administration is asking for a $100-per-flight user fee on nearly every commercial flight in controlled airspace. Itâ€™s been denounced by the airline industry, but the proposal is especially concerning for pilots and operators at Ohio’s smaller airports.
Columbus is moving toward serving up new regulations for food truck operators.
Ohio lawmakers have adjourned for the year, leaving a number of bills effectively dead – at least for now.
A widespread winter storm has dumped snow over parts of Ohio just days after the region was hit by another storm moving from the nation’s midsection.
Ohio has spent fewer dollars than it expected on Medicaid, the federal-state health program for low-income people. Officials credit the slowdown to changes in how providers are reimbursed and claims are processed, among other reforms.