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: April 4, 2013
The Ohio ACLU said some Ohioans are being wrongfully jailed because theyâ€™re too poor to pay court-imposed fines. WOSU reports seven courts received letters Thursday detailing the allegations.
The Cleveland Plain Dealer announces it will reduce its daily newspaper home delivery to three days a week.
State Auditor David Yost says the Columbus City Schools failed to account for $28,000 in receipts at five district schools.The financial audit is independent of an investigation into alleged manipulation of attendance and other data. But, one of the findings in the financial audit links directly to that ongoing inquiry.
A self-styled street preacher who teamed up with a high school student in a deadly plot to lure men with bogus Craigslist job offers has been sentenced to death.
The natural gas drilling technique known as fracking has been vilified for the millions of gallons of fresh water it uses, and the amount of waste water it produces. But drilling also generates leftover dirt, rocks, and mud that gets trucked off to landfills.