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.
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Two former Lacrosse coaches at Dublin Coffman High School today appeared before Franklin County Municipal Court judge Anne Taylor to answer criminal charges.
An 18-year-old man shot and killed his girlfriend and himself last week in rural Hocking County. The young man’s father says his son was treated for mental illness at 3 facilities in the last month, and had several run-ins with police. Now the father is accusing Ohio’s mental health care system and local law enforcement of failing his son.
More than 3,000 years ago Jewish men and women went to mikvahs and immersed themselves in collected rain water – a ceremony they did to be pure for rituals. Today, this rite is mandated only for women. But for decades many women elected not to go to mikvahs, saying the ritual was degrading. But that has begun to change. A Central Ohio Jewish woman who goes every month explains what the experience means to her.
The Federal Reserve today releases its latest snapshot of economic activity. Regional figures will show the economic health of Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Eastern Kentucky.