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: June 1, 2006
Seven former executives of a bankrupt Dublin firm will be arraigned this morning in federal district court in Columbus. The charges include conspiracy, securities fraud and money laundering. They’re accused of participating in a $3 billion accounting scheme at the now-defunct National Century Financial Enterprises.
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees is expected to approve another tuition increase for the upcoming school year. While university officials say the increase is necessary to offset rising expenses and decreasing state support, students remain frustrated.
Ohio Democrats Thursday made a big show of Democratic big-city mayors endorsing their candidate for governor, Ted Strickland.
The Columbus Arts Festival is underway in downtown Columbus. More than 100 artists are displaying and selling their work along the Scioto Riverfront. There’s painted art, photography, pottery, decorative glass and many other art forms. There are also a few craftsmen who make musical instruments- inlcuding one called the Strumstick.
State and federal prosecutors have charged the former chief financial officer of Ohio’s troubled insurance fund for injured workers with racketeering and money laundering.