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 28, 2009
With each week more and more Ohioans find themselves out of work. Looking for a new job can be lonely and stressful. WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller suggests those “between jobs” donate some of their new free time.
Concern over the swine flu outbreak in Mexico is being felt by the Mexican American community in Columbus.
As Columbus voters prepare to decide whether to increase the city’s income tax, it’s ironic that many people who would pay the higher rate cannot vote on the issue. WOSU looked into the numbers behind the city’s income tax.
Pontiac dealers across the country are mourning the loss of the iconic brand within the General Motors family. The end of Pontiac is another blow to GM dealerships in Central Ohio, and they’re worried about the impact on their bottom line. WOSU’s Sadie Taylor speaks with a local Pontiac dealer.
Democrats have restored millions of dollars in social services spending in their version of the state budget, which is headed to a full House vote after passing a key committee late last night. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Voters in Upper Arlington go to the polls May 5th to decide Issue 4. That’s a $25 million bond issue that would renovate and expand the city’s library facilities. Supporters say the average homeowner would only pay $8.66 more a month. Critics say the proposal needs closer scrutiny.