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 21, 2014
Ohio State officials are taking a more aggressive tone in an effort to combat a mumps outbreak on the Columbus campus.
The Blue Jackets host Pittsburgh, Monday, at Nationwide Arena in game three of the first round play-off series. Die-hard fans began to line up at the arena shortly before 6 a.m. for last-minute tickets that go on-sale at 5 o’clock.
For the first time in five years, Nationwide Arena will host a playoff NHL game as the Columbus Blue Jackets take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in game three of their first-round playoff series.
The virus known as PED mainly affects piglets and has a nearly 100 percent mortality rate.
The case arose after an anti-abortion group falsely accused an Ohio Congressman of supporting taxpayer-funded abortion.
Central Ohio is home to some 70,000 Asian immigrants. And advocates worry a silent deadly disease is hidden in the population. Immigrants from Asia and some African nations face a greater risk for Hepatitis B and may not know they have it.