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 7, 2008
The state of Ohio now has a new tool for dealing with cases of child abuse and neglect.
An environmental activist group protested American Municipal Power of Ohio just off of 1-670 in Columbus Monday. The group said AMP-Ohio, which is planning several coal-fired projects in southern Ohio, is “making a bad decision for its member communities.”
The recent 4th of July celebration gives us time to look back and to appreciate all the freedoms we have. WOSU commentator Jerolyn Barbee says we should also use the holiday to renew our hope in the American Dream.
A pending Senate bill offers $300,000,000,000 in mortgage help to borrowers and lenders. The bill also allocates nearly $4,000,000,000 to rehabilitate homes in older neighborhoods. The Columbus Housing Partnership says it hopes to get some of that money.
There’s a new disorder out there and you may have it. It’s called empathy deficit disorder. But don’t go running off to the doctor just yet. EDD is not a “real” psychological disorder – it’s more of a cultural one.