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 July 2013
The number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease at a Reynoldsburg retirement facility continues to grow.
The man who leads Ohio’s public safety forces and served for years as state watchdog has left his post.
The auto maker says its net profits for the first quarter of its fiscal year slipped seven percent, bu sales grew in nearly every region of the world in the same period.
The former president of Ohio State University who retired earlier this month amidst controversial comments, remains at OSU under a new agreement. Details released this week show Gordon Gee will receive a large one time payout and annual compensation that totals several million dollars.
The USDA reports that more than three-fourths of Ohio’s corn crop was in good or excellent condition as of July 21 – compared to 15 percent at the same time last year.
A Democratic state senator says politics are holding up Medicaid expansion and reform, so sheâ€™s proposing a bill that she says will force the issue. But Republicans leaders still appear hesitant to expand the program.
The new owner of the Columbus Crew says the major league soccer team will remain in Columbus.
Columbus police have officially closed their investigation into assault charges against Ohio State football running back Carlos Hyde. No charges were filed, however he has been suspended for at least the first thee games of the season.
Gordon Gee’s retirement agreement with Ohio State means the former university president gives up $3,000,000 he was owed. The mult-million dollar agreement announced this week will allow Gee to stay on with the university for another five years.
The Columbus Crew have been sold to a California businessman. Anthony Precourt of Precourt Sports Ventures LLC has purchased a 100 percent stake in team.