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: July 10, 2006
We keep hearing how Ohio is a key swing state,and how Democrats and Republicans know they need to win the Buckeye State if they’re going to win a presidential election. The past two days have given us even more evidence that that’s true – three possible Democratic presidential contenders have visited Columbus to rally two major voting blocs of the Democrats’ base – labor unions and poor people.
Ohio is considering a plan to help truck drivers save money at rest areas. The state wants to put in equipment that would allow drivers to turn off their engines even when they’re pulling refrigerated or heated trailers.
Former vice presidential candidate John Edwards says a minimum-wage hike in Ohio could lead to similar moves across the nation. Edwards made the remarks at a conference in Columbus to promote raising the state’s minimum wage.