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: December 9, 2013
Franklin County election officials need to review petitions submitted, last week, to force the city to stop making payments on Nationwide Arena. A local group wants voters to decide future funding of the arena. The question is whether the move is lawful. Some legal experts say, while it’s unusual, it a legal move.
A liberal think tank critical of Ohio’s job creation program, JobsOhio, says the California native brought in to be its first president may have used that position to set himself up for a big payday from Ohio State University.
A former Columbus City Schools bus driver has pleaded guilty to driving a school bus while drunk last month.
Revenues at Ohio’s four voter-approved casinos remained nearly unchanged in November.
The St. John’s Bible took 155 monks, a scribe for the British House of Lords, 23 artists, 16 years and a lot of swan feathers, calf skin and gold leaf to complete. You won’t see all of it at the Canton Museum of Art, but now you can see 68 pages of the first hand-written, illuminated Bible commissioned anywhere in the world in the last 500 years.
The university in Columbus spent $934 million on research in fiscal 2012 – the fourth-largest amount among the dozen Big Ten universities.