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 bill to deal with the so-called “golden week” in which first-time voters can register and cast ballots on the same day may come up for a vote in the lame-duck legislature.
Ohio Republican Party officials say they want to eliminate what has become known as the “Golden Week.”
It’s been four years since the City of Columbus launched its downtown business plan. One of the goals is to encourage creation of 10,000 housing units by 2012. And according to city officials new housing is well underway.