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 February 2005
The US House of Representatives easily passed a measure to tighten controls on immigration. The bill, which still needs senate approval, creates a “secure” driver’s license and makes it easier to deport undocumented residents. The measure is being watched closely by Central Ohio’s growing immigrant communities.
More than thirty union members picketed during the noon hour Thursday outside Franklin County Children’s Services on West Mound Street. The workers want to draw attention to stalled contract talks.
Federal disaster officials say applications for assistance for damaged caused by winter storms and flooding are off to a slow start.
A former internee at a World War Two-era Japanese internment camp works with Ohio State University professor to document experiences of many Japanese-Americans.
College students are a young and generally healthy bunch, but each year students are forced to drop out of school because of massive medical bills. On some campuses as many as 30-percent of students are uninsured.
The Columbus Blue Jackets and their fans are reacting to the announcement that the National Hockey League season is over. Players and owners were not able to reach an agreement in their labor dispute.
Three months after Columbus voters approved an operating levy designed to prevent cuts to the Columbus public schools, superintendent Gene Harris Tuesday announced officials are planning to cut the budget.
A trio of smokestacks have been turned to rubble today as crews began the demolition of a trash-burning power plant on the south side of Columbus.
The Southwestern City School district will ask voters a third time for a tax levy to help stave off a projected budget deficit.
Spectators will have to find their own vantage points if they want to watch officials demolish three smokestacks in Columbus this morning. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and others are expected to help detonate charges on each of the 272-foot-tall smokestacks at 10:00 am.