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.
Record-Breaking Weather Possible Next Week
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January is off to a bitterly cold start with sub-zero wind chills and blowing snow. While itâ€™s expected to warm up a bit this weekend, the temperatures at the beginning of next week could break some weather records. WOSU talked with NBC 4 meteorologist Ben Gelber to get some perspective on the brutal start to the winter season.
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