Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
While foreclosures mount, some businesses are profiting. They include some mortgage brokers, companies that clean-up and fix-up foreclosed and vacant houses and first-time home buyers.
There are many unmistakable signs of Spring sprouting up around Central Ohio – tiny snow crocuses, daffodils and hyacinths. For many people spring cleaning is not far behind. Commentator Ed Lentz looks through the prism of history at the origins of Spring cleaning.