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.
March Ballot Issues approved
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The board approved 9 issues for the March ballot, only one of which will appear ballots county-wide: A $3.5 million levy for the Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities. Also approved were mill levies for Canal Winchester and Hilliard school and bond and levy issues for schools in the Olentangy and Reynoldsburg City School Districts. Other issues would pay for police protection in two townships and a levy that would help support the Mount Sterling Public Library. No candidates were certified at the meeting. They have until next week to file, says Board of Elections director Matt Damschroder.
Presidential candidates and other candidates for statewide office will file with the secretary of state on January 4th. Candidates for Congress, county commissioner, county republican and democrat central committee will file with the county Board of elections also on January 4th.
Eighteen liquor options will be voted on in a handful of precincts. The Board of Elections reconvenes on January 11th to certify candidates, including presidential hopefuls for the March 4th primary.