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.
Casino Backers Insist That There Will Be Ballot Issue This November
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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, despite reports they might wait another year. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen talked with Bob Tenenbaum (TEH-nehn-bawn), spokesman for the supporters, who are funded mostly by a Pennsylvania casino company, Penn National.
Tenenbaum calls their four-city casino proposal “the Ohio Jobs and Growth Plan.” Backers need to collect more than 402-thousand valid signatures of registered Ohio voters to get the gambling measure onto the November ballot. The deadline for the petition circulators to hand in the names they’ve gathered is July 1st.