The Columbus Metropolitan Library serves 21 locations in Franklin County, and its operations center in Gahanna serves as a hub for the movement of all the materials that move through the system. We sneak behind the scenes after dark to find out just exactly how the books get onto the shelf.
Algae blooms are a big problem on Ohio’s lakes: they’re toxic and can have a big impact on tourism. Now state lawmakers are looking at “certifying” farmers as one way to tone it down.
Officials in the Northeast Ohio want to lease out vacant city land to drilling companies, then use the revenue to fund further demolition and rebuilding efforts.
So far, fracking in Ohio has been largely seen as an “out-in-the-country” thing: in farmer’s fields and on wooded hill tops. But drilling rigs are beginning to pop up in some unexpected places.
The process that’s led to a modern-day gas boom in Ohio and other states is raising concerns over what happens with leftover waste water.
Seven years in federal prison is ending for a former Northeast Ohio Congressman famous for his rough and tumble style, even more tumbled toupee, and for being only the second member expelled from the House of Representatives since the Civil War.
Ohio has a deal with Iraq. Planners for the state’s higher education system say a key to making it better is to make it more international, and Ohio Chancellor Eric Fingerhut signed an agreement in Washington for Ohio colleges and universities to host hundreds, and perhaps eventually thousands of Iraqi students.