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.
President Obama used a visit to Central Ohio to tout what he called the success of the federal stimulus package and to help Ohio Democrats. The president visited a Clintonville-area home Wednesday and attended a fund-raiser for Governor Strickland. The president maintains the economy is “on the right track.”
August home sales figures for central Ohio show the average price for houses rose by about one percent compared to July.
Voters in one part of Columbus will vote on two tax issues – the income tax and a school levy. South-Western City Schools is once again asking voters to increase their taxes. And once again the issue has generated fierce debate.
To prevent further budget cuts, Columbus City Council may ask voters to increase the city’s income tax. There is speculation city officials might go to the ballot in August rather than wait until November. WOSU looks at the pros and cons of a summer election.