The suburban ranch-style home in Ohio where humor writer Erma Bombeck launched her nationally syndicated column has been added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico is forcing Columbus area restaurants serving seafood to spend more money to get their supply of fish. This could be just the start of higher prices for customers who like to eat fresh oysters and shrimp.
A wetlands expert at Ohio State University says cleaning up the Gulf may best be accomplished by nature and time. William Mitsch says microbes have been doing the job for millions of years.