Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
WOSU News Archives For August 2004
Roger Blackwell, a nationally known marketing expert is accused of leaking secret details of a merger that authorities say generated $880,000 in illegal profits.
The Ohio State Football season starts this Saturday, and the university is making several changes fans will notice on game day.
But the process of preserving food for military field rations leaves some items less than desirable. One Ohio State professor is working on a new preservation method that will make it possible to include eggs in battlefield breakfasts.
The deadline to register to vote in the November presidential election is October 4th, but campaigns to register new voters are already in high gear.
Funeral arrangements are set for two Ohio national guardsmen killed in Iraq when a homemade bomb exploded near their Humvee. WOSU’s Tom Borgerding profiles one of the men killed, Lieutenant Charles Wilkins.
Academic performance among Ohio students continues to improve. That’s according to a statewide report card released Tuesday by the Ohio Department of Education. Columbus schools superintendent Gene Harris used the occasion to tout her district’s improvements.
Teresa Heinz Kerry pushed her husband’s college-tuition-for-community-service plan during an appearance Monday before a group of about 250 Ohio working women in Columbus. Heinz Kerry also outlined her views on economic benefits and health care for women.
The Longaberger basket company now says it will lay off nearly 800 workers next month.
A Franklin County Children’s Services concert at an east-side church can go on as planned Saturday night. A federal judge Friday rejected claims by the American Civil Liberties Union that the concert is a violation of the constitutional separation of church and state.
Here’s a news flash: It’s been a cooler than normal summer. That cool weather has been good news to some businesses, but bad news to others.