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: June 3, 2009
The latest FBI crime numbers show violent crime is down in Columbus, but the FBI says these numbers do not hold up in city to city comparisons.
For years, proposals to allow oil and gas drilling in state parks in Ohio have gone nowhere in the legislature. But now, supporters of the idea have won a small victory. Republicans who dominate the state senate have put the drilling proposal into their version of the state budget that has just been okayed by the senate. That is re-igniting the debate as statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
The Columbus Firefighters Union said it stands to lose almost 300 jobs next year if the proposed city income tax increase does not pass.
This week alone, Ohio has lost thousands of jobs. To mitigate the crisis, federal aid is coming into the state by the tens of millions.
Backers of a proposed ballot issue that would authorize gambling casinos in Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, and Columbus insist they are still working toward a ballot issue THIS November.