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: April 16, 2009
Ohio utility companies and Ohio environmental groups are sometimes at each other’s throats. But that’s not the case when it comes to one of the most recent issues — how utilities can comply with probable new limits on carbon pollution. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen reports.
Democrats in the Ohio House of Representatives are making some substantial changes to the education reform plan recently proposed by Governor Strickland. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.
Ohio’s Republican state auditor predicts the Democratic governor’s budget proposal will leave the state $8 billion dollars in the red in two year.
For 3 years now, Ohio grocers have been battling in court against the state’s new “commercial activities tax.” They’re arguing that forcing them to pay the new “cat tax” on the food they sell is unconstitutional, and the supermarket owners are especially upset at one particular group for opposing them on this issue — advocates for the poor.