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 January 2008
Reaction to budget cuts at the Columbus Symphony Orchestra has been mixed. Some have expressed shock, others think it’s time the orchestra faced economic reality. At the moment it seems reconciliation between the symphony board and orchestra musicians is as wide as a chasm.
Right now Ohio State University only requires freshmen to live in campus dorms. OSU officials Thursday took a step towards requiring sophomore students to live on campus. They discussed a four-year $195 million project to improve and expand housing on campus.
In a unanimous decision today, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled the use of red-light cameras to ticket motorists does not violate the state’s constitution.
The field of presidential candidates is thinning. Political scientist John Green says that may make Ohio’s primary more important, not less.
State employees may feel the brunt of Governor Strickland’s plan to plug Ohio’s budget shortfall.
Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is calling for more than 700 million dollars worth of cuts to the state’s budget.
The plan to create five public schools dedicated to a curriculum of science, technology, engineering and math – STEM – is pushing forward, powered by a multi-million dollar boost from a national foundation.
The outsourcing of U.S. jobs to other countries, has many Americans concerned. But this past week in Northeast Ohio, one of the loudest voices for keeping America strong in a time of offshore competition came from a man with a foreign accent.
Ohio legislators heard Wdnesday from a victim of stalking. She endorsed a plan that would open the door for judges to order electronic monitoring of some stalkers.
What was billed as a “Citizen Summit” drew an estimated 2,000 to the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The summit marks the start of a planning effort for the city’s bi-centennial in 2012. And suggested projects that make the cut will be included in a bi-centennial blueprint and possibly funded by a city bond issue.