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: November 24, 2008
Ohio has asked the federal government for $550 million to help shore up a state unemployment compensation fund hit hard by the shrinking economy.
Ohio Corn Growers say their commodity is not getting a fair deal.
The holiday movie season has arrived. The television networks are launching new seasons of their series. Videogame makers have updated popular games for the holidays. Too often, says WOSU Commentator Elizabeth Martinez, the images from this entertainment are violent.
A third of the state is categorized as Appalachian Ohio. These 29 counties are home to some of the highest unemployment rates and lowest income earnings in the state. For ten years, a charitable foundation has been working within the region to try to change that.
The holiday shopping season is almost in full swing. But this year consumers may not be spending as much on gifts as the economy continues to slide south. In an effort to help customers and secure sales, retailers are pushing an old tradition – the layaway. Some retailers are aggressively pushing their plans, and at least one which had discontinued layaways, is bringing them back.