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: May 19, 2008
Music fans and rock groups say anyone attending an “oldies but goodies” concert expecting to see the Shirelles, the Drifters, the Temptations or some other rock and roll group from decades ago might not be seeing the original group.
Franklin County Commissioners want county employees to use less paper and use recycled paper. The board of commissioners plans to expand it’s 2006 county-wide environmental policy. Officials hope to inspire others to do the same.
This time of year, everyone is an expert landscaper. With cool temperatures and plenty of water, it’s hard not to have a nice green lawn. It’s not so easy during the hot summer. Lawn care has become an obsession for many in Central Ohio, but WOSU Commentator and historian Ed Lentz says the fixation is relatively new.
As summer approaches, Columbus police will use curfew enforcement and so-called strike forces in some neighborhoods to stanch violence. But, some homicides remain unsolved and criminals remain free for lack of a witness willing to come forward.