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: August 25, 2009
New rankings show more Ohio school districts are rated effective or higher. However, the annual grade cards released Tuesday also show the statewide graduation rate fell to 84.6 percent. Many Central Ohio school districts fared well in the ratings.
Critics of that Ohio ballot issue that would authorize casinos in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, and Toledo are warning it’s written in a way that would let casino operators shield their revenue from taxes. Backers of the proposal say that’s totally untrue.
Lake Erie landowners have won another round in court, in a long battle they’ve been having with environmental groups.
The City Center Mall’s days are officially numbered. The panel that oversees all downtown construction and renovation projects has approved the demolition of the vacant shopping center. The move is the next step in converting the City Center site to a park.