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 15, 2013
It has been several months since Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s education commission submitted recommendations on how to improve the city’s struggling school district. Monday Governor John Kasich, signed House Bill 167 dubbed the Columbus Education Plan, sparked from the education commission. Significant changes are in store for the district.
Columbus city leaders say they’re bringing more jobs to the capital city with two incentive-laden deals. But one deal seems to go against a pact to not poach jobs from neighboring communities.
An Ohio Supreme Court committee studying changes to the state’s death penalty law is almost guaranteed to produce majority and minority reports on their findings when its work is finished later this year.
The city that served as backdrop to the 1994 prison drama “The Shawshank Redemption” plans a 20th anniversary celebration of the filming.
Booming energy production in shale formations has made a northeast Ohio county the top location in the state for underground injection of drilling wastes.
Audits in Kentucky, Florida and Ohio found Aramark charged states for meals not served, substituted cheaper ingredients into recipes or served inadequate portions.
Since deadly school shootings in Chardon, Ohio and Newtown, Connecticut, Ohio educators and lawmakers looked for more effective ways to prevent violence in schools. Tucked into the new state budget is a measure that allows Ohio school districts to ask voters for tax money specifically earmarked for school safety or security.