With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
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.