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 27, 2012
The new year will bring a small pay hike for thousands of Ohio workers who are covered under the stateâ€™s minimum wage law. Ohio’s minimum stands at $7.70 an hour. But starting January 1st that will rise 15 cents to $7.85.wage now
A settlement has been announced in an Ohio lawsuit that pitted a blog site against a high school student and his family seeking to learn the identities of people who posted about a rape investigation involving two high school football players.
For another installment of our look back at state government in 2012, Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reviews the debate over the “Hearbeat Bill” and a proposal to defund Planned Parenthood.
Columbus judges have ruled that a homeless man accused of stabbing a Columbus State Community College professor and a homeless woman charged with causing a bomb scare at Port Columbus are mentally incompetent to stand trial.