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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Central Ohio children will be going back to class in about a month. And that means they’ll need school supplies. The Junior League of Columbus gave away more than 2,500 backpacks filled with supplies to children in need. Forty of those chidlren received their new materials at Fedderson Recreation Center.
Researchers at Ohio State University have created a database of Columbus residents talking. Researchers say the recordings of people’s conversations will be a valuable resource for anyone who studies spoken communication. Eventually, it may even lead to computers that can understand human speech.
During the last two gubernatorial campaigns, both the republican and democratic candidates have released their tax returns to the public. But it doesn’t appear likely that will happen in this campaign. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles has more on the story.