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.
The spokeswoman for the Columbus City Schools says so far it’s business as usual even though several thousand non-teaching members of a local union might go out on strike.
Polls released over the weekend suggest one of the Ohio Republican Party’s strongest vote getters might be in trouble.
Columbus police say they’re investigating the robbery of a bicyclist who was riding on the Olentangy River bike trail near 5th Avenue. A male bicyclist reported to police that he was held-up at gun point.