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.
A decision by a panel of federal judges to uphold anti-gay marriage laws in four states has created a split among the nation’s appeals courts.
An appearance by columnist George F. Will has drawn protests on a southwest Ohio campus over his commentary on sexual assault reporting at colleges.
A Columbus judge has left a temporary restraining order in place barring protests by a conservative Christian group in front of one of Ohio’s largest churches.
Howard Smith has had a life-long interest in railroading. His goal of working for a railroad did not materialize but another dream has. Smith is a model train enthusiast and is president of the Columbus Model Railroad Club.
When Gordon Gee announced his retirement as Ohio State president, Gee joined a special club. Gee joined the Whoppers. Theyâ€™re an unofficial association of high-profile public figures whose public reasons for quitting donâ€™t match the real reasons.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that to sustain a conviction for a restraining-order violation, prosecutors must prove the defendant was served with the document before the alleged violation.
Had enough of the election yet? WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz has had just about enough. But he takes time to teach us about an issue on the ballot that has gotten little attention â€“ Issue #1 which asks if Ohioans want to hold a constitutional convention.
The City of Columbus has just wrapped up a week-long celebration of innovation called iDUs. WOSU Commentator and local historian reminds us that innovation is not new to Columbus.
This weekâ€™s Republican Convention is Mitt Romneyâ€™s best chance to re-introduce himself to American voters. WOSU Commentator Bill Hershey says Romney should look to some Ohio pols for tips on how to do it.
Temperatures are expected to get close to 90 today, as the dog days of summer start to fade away. It has been a hotter than normal summer here in Central Ohio. Despite the uncomfortable heat, WOSU commentator and local historian Ed Lentz reminds how lucky we are.