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 2007
Columbus redeveloping company sues City Center Mall operator; Mayor Coleman ready to take control of failing mall
After years of losing business the City of Columbus has jumped on an opportunity to take control of City Center Mall. Mayor Michael Coleman announced Tuesday the mall’s operator was sent an eviction notice.
A leading nanotechnology production company is moving to a new facility in Columbus, bringing with it high paying jobs. Texas-based Zyvex Performance Materials, or ZPM, will occupy a former mattress factory on the west side of the Ohio State campus.
A man the government says plotted to blow up a shopping mall in Columbus has pleaded guilty to conspiring to support terrorists.
There’s some good news for Ohio motorists – at least for the moment, they’re now paying the lowest gasoline prices in the country.
The Ohio Civil Rights Commission proposes a 12-week pregnancy and maternity leave.
Friday’s fatal news helicopter crash has newsrooms and other agencies around the country looking at their own policies. WOSU takes a look at the policies of the Columbus Police Helicopter Unit and two local TV stations.
Learning fractions in elementary school can be pretty traumatic but for all the gnashing of teeth, it turns out children are intuitively better than adults at comparing fractions. This ability comes from a youthful misperception of how numbers are spaced. In one context the misperception turns out to be helpful.
Oftentimes, when someone suffers from serious mental illness in Columbus, they’re forced to wait for access to an in-patient hospital bed. Numbers cited by the Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Board in Frankllin County show Columbus trails both Cincinnati and Cleveland in the number of beds available for mental patients.
About a month ago Mayor Michael Coleman met with a committee of city and community and business officials to discuss city taxi policys. The committee recently released recommendations which included increased driver training and a standardized cab look . In addition, the proposal could require Columbus cab drivers to have a United States drivers license for five years
Credit theives used a surprising source to gain victims’ information: the Franklin County Municipal Court’s website.