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: January 11, 2013
Members of the Columbus Education Commission met Friday to continue to look for ways to improve Columbus City Schools. WOSU reports a review of the school district’s non-academic business was ordered.
Republican Josh Mandel is restructuring his leadership team at the Ohio treasury and cutting 10 percent of the staff, in a move he says will trim his upcoming budget.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the Delaware County Board of Elections to place an Orange Township fire levy proposal on the February 5th ballot. The board had earlier rejected the levy request because it said township officials failed to file the issue in a timely manner.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he’ll back further legislation this session bolstering the state’s legal crackdown on human trafficking.
Ohio’s public schools are 12th in the country in Education Week’s annual rankings.
In 2012, city prosecutors reported a 400 percent increase in thefts where the value of goods exceeded $500.
Ohio has a long history of drilling in shallow oil and gas wells. But the expansion of horizontal, deep shale drilling has raised many questions about how well ground water resources are insulated from potential contamination from the drilling process.