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: September 6, 2006
Fire officials say arson is the cause of an early-morning blaze that destroyed part of St. Mary’s Macedonian American Orthodox Church on the east side of Columbus. The church’s offices were gutted while the interior of the adjoining sanctuary was heavily damaged.
Republican Ohio senator Mike DeWine Wednesday expressed concerns about the fitness of Donald Rumsfeld to be defense secretary.
Columbus police and city officials say they’ll boost efforts to combat the scourge of violent crime in the city. Using a display of recently confiscated guns as a backdrop, the city’s top elected official vowed to reduce the number of illegal weapons on the street.
A company that manufactures building materials from recycled Styrofoam wants to open a factory in Columbus, and the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio, or SWACO, says it’s ready to help. SWACO is applying for a $2 million loan from the state development department. It expects as many as 50 so-called green jobs to be created plus a significant reduction in landfilled Styrofoam.