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: September 2, 2009
A Westerville teenager recently ran away to Florida because she fears for her life. The girl converted to Christianity from Islam. She said her family will kill her if she returns. The mosque that the teen sometimes attended with her family opened its doors to the media Wednesday after it came under fire by community members and religious groups.
Seven years in federal prison is ending for a former Northeast Ohio Congressman famous for his rough and tumble style, even more tumbled toupee, and for being only the second member expelled from the House of Representatives since the Civil War.
The Ohio Supreme Court tried to zero in on legal questions as lawyers debated whether Ohio voters should have a chance to overturn newly authorized racetrack slots.
Flu season is approaching and Ohio colleges and universities are watching for outbreaks of swine flu. Several schools already report cases. Here in Central Ohio, schools say they are making contingency plans in the event of a campus-wide outbreak.