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: July 12, 2010
Grand Lake St. Marys in western Ohio is the state’s largest inland lake. It’s a state park that for years has been a popular tourist destination. But farm runoff has polluted the waters. Now there’s an algae bloom that’s the worst in the lake’s history. Tourism is drying up and some local people are irritated by what they believe is inaction by state officials.
The World Cup is over, Spain wins. Now, the Columbus Crew works to boost its attendance, especially among Hispanic groups.
Last month, Metro Early College High School graduated its first class of seniors. The unconventional high school, that tailors its curriculum around science and math, will start its fifth year in the fall. WOSU reports many of the county’s school districts continue to eagerly send students to the alternative school, but a few have opted out of the program.