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 7, 2014
Repairs to the large water main that ruptured Monday flooding several downtown Columbus streets are compete. Officials will investigate to determine what caused the line to break.
The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed an environmental group’s case seeking documents related to alleged illegal dumping of wastewater from oil and gas drilling into a northeast Ohio storm sewer.
As workers repair a water main break at Gay and Fourth Streets, another downtown leak is reported at Main and High. Officials say this one is not as large as the one Monday night that turned parts of downtown into a river.
The historic Emmitt House in Waverly burned Monday night as firefighters dealt with frigid temperatures trying to put it out. Officials said the restaurant, built as a hotel in 1861, is probably a total loss.
Columbus City Council is trying to keep the city’s contract to purchase Nationwide Arena off of the ballot.
Central Ohioans are bracing for another frigid day on Tuesday- one that has started even colder than yesterday. Schools have closed for a second consecutive day. Ohio State University is closed again. The bitter cold has paralyzed much of the area and increased demand for emergency shelter.