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.
Big changes are on the way for the Ohio Historical Society. Budget deficits have left the Society unable to guarantee a continuation of operations past June. Executive director and CEO, Bill Laidlaw is asking state lawmakers for more money as the society restructures. But WOSU’s Lauren Schmoll reports nearly 20 historical sites may have to close.
Mayor Michael Coleman announced Thursday the selection process for choosing the next Chief of Police for the City of Columbus.
More than 50,000 people have cast their vote early and in person in Franklin County, and some people have waited more than five hours in line.
The Ohio Historical Society plans to close 14 historic sites and museums for one week next spring because of budget cuts and a revenue shortfall.
A team of professors from the Ohio State University Newark is working to identify the psychology behind students who don’t cheat in their schoolwork.They found students who score higher on tests of empathy, courage, and honesty are the least likely to cheat. But studies show 50 to 80 percent of college students have cheated at some point, leaving honest students in the minority.
The Dow dipped below ten thousand for the first time in four years, even as the Treasury Department works to implement the $700 billion Wall Street bailout bill passed on Friday.
As the Olympics are winding down, many American kids are just starting to get wound up about their chances for winning gold.
Passenger rail is a big part of Ohio’s history and some are hoping it will also play a role in Ohio’s future. The Ohio Hub project would link Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland to much of the nation by rail. Governor Strickland supports the plan, but as WOSU’s Lauren Schmoll reports… It will still face many challenges.
The state of Ohio now has a new tool for dealing with cases of child abuse and neglect.