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.
Two Republicans are vying for the opportunity to run for 15th District Representative Deborah Pryce seat in the House. Pryce is retiring, and either Steve Stivers or Robert Wagner will run against Mary Jo Kilroy in the general election. Wagner and Stivers discussed their plans for health care on WOSU’s Openline program with Fred Andrle.
People who decide to pursue a science career are a rare breed. They study very complicated material and spend long hours in the lab. And after years of dedicated preparation to be scientists, some decide a life on the bench is not for them. They decide to become science writers. One who made such a choice is OSU science writer Holly Wagner, who tells her story and the stories of others who made the same choice.
It seems everytime you turn on the radio or television or open a newspaper there is a new groundbreaking science discovery. For readers, science news often is hard to understand and put in the context of our daily lives. For science reporters, the job is even more difficult. They have to digest complicated stories and then decide with of the hundreds of stories should appear in print or in a newscast.
The city of Columbus has reached a $1 million settlement with the family of a nine-year-old boy who was electrocuted when he touched a lamppost on a downtown bridge.