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 2010
Ohio is among the states with serious bedbug infestations. 76 year old Dolores Stewart of Columbus has been fighting a stubborn bedbug infestation with off the shelf products and professional exterminators.
With unemployment rate hovering around 10 percent in Ohio, thousands are looking for work. A job fair attracted hundreds of Central Ohioans.
“Wanted: Ideas for plugging that projected $4 billion to $8 billion hole in Ohio’s next state budget.”
A new statue of Ohio inventor Thomas Edison will help represent Ohio in Washington D.C., if a special legislative panel gets its way.
Recent college graduates are grumbling. They’re finding out that it’s not as easy as they thought it would be to find a job in their chosen field.
An estimated 500 job-seekers turned out for a job fair on Ohio State University’s campus. Most left without a job offer.
An increasing number of people need assistance from food pantries. One local church helps meet those demands.
Sales of previously occupied homes fell in the U.S. to the lowest level in 15 years last month as the economy weakened. The National Association of Realtors says July’s sales fell by more than 27 percent. Here in Central Ohio, the Columbus Board of Realtors noted comparable numbers. In July, home sales were down 27.9% from one year ago.
Thousands of Columbus high school students have a different bus stop this year. The district consolidated bus routes.
We take clean, safe, even vitamin filled drinking water for granted. But in many parts of the world, safe drinking water is a relative luxury. WOSU commentator Andrew Miller criticizes the United States for not doing more to bring clean water to all.