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: February 7, 2013
Ohio Gov. John Kasichâ€™s plan to tax lawyers, lobbyists and accountants is fraught with potential potholes.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources wants to cut in half the total number of deer a hunter can kill in a year.
The Ohio Casino Control Commission says statewide casino revenues dropped last month by more than $3-million compared to December figures. State officials say the casinos are generating far less revenue than gambling supporters promised voters during the 2009 campaign that led to Ohio’s four casinos.
State tax officials are not making estimates on how much money Ohio consumers will spend in increased sales taxes.
Districts around the state are getting details on how Gov. John Kasich’s proposed two-year budget would affect their bottom line.
A conversation over dinner is nothing new. But what if the topic of conversation is death? Death CafÃ©s have not been around very long; the first Death CafÃ© discussion group met in Europe in 2004. But now theyâ€™re taking root in the U.S., thanks to a Columbus social worker.