Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
The department wanted to buy 150,000 tons of salt for communities and then have them to return the salt after they replenish their supplies. But no salt companies bid in the 10-day window that ended Friday.
Ohio’s agency that tries to root out corruption inside government says the state Department of Transportation has overpaid for road salt by tens of millions of dollars over the past decade. As Statehouse correspondant Bill Cohen reports, the Inspector General charges that the transportation agency is partly to blame, but so did two major salt companies.
Once popular only in Australia, salt water swimming pools are now the choice of Central Ohioans too.