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 15, 2013
Ron Freeland, 47, of Clintonville, ran his third Boston Marathon Monday. Freeland joined WOSUâ€™s Marilyn Smith to talk about the scene.
A newspaper says authorities investigated the rape of a 16-year-old girl by two Ohio high school football players even after the victim’s father asked them to drop the case.
A 26-year-old man faces murder charges in the early morning stabbing of his girlfriend near Ohio State University.
The Ohio Democratic Party says former Congressman Charlie Wilson, who represented southeastern Ohio in Washington for two terms after winning a write-in campaign, has died. He was 70.
A teenage mother who was called a hero for rescuing her five-week-old daughter from a burning building has died.
A U.S. Senate immigration bill could be introduced later this week. The proposal is expected to allow a path to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants while also mandating that employers check legal status of their employees.