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: December 7, 2007
A Belize man involved in a drug run from Mexico to Columbus was sentenced in Federal Court today. The man and his two brothers recruited young people from the area to smuggle cocaine and marijuana in oversized sneakers.
For years, Ohio race tracks have lobbied unsuccessfully for the right to host slot machines or other new forms of gambling. Now, there is a new plan to expand gambling in Ohio but the racetracks do not like it.
The rest of the country may be seeing good news on the job front, but Ohio workers continue to suffer.
Area foodbank officials will meet today to consider whether to spend some of next year’s allocated funds to re-stock emergency foodshelves now. Pantries and foodbanks in Central Ohio say increasing demand for food has depleted supplies.
Light snow began falling before dawn in Central Ohio. The National Weather Service has posted a snow advisory for the region. Forecasters say an additional one to three inches will fall before the storm moves to the Appalachian Mountains.