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.
Shareholders trying to get into J P Morgan Chase and Co.’s annual meeting held in Columbus were greeted by heavy security and groups of 30 to 40 protesters outside every entrance.
Election Day is mere hours away and both parties are making last minute calls to voters reminding them to vote. WOSU visited a couple of call centers and has this story.
Donations are down and food is running out at Ohio food banks. Religious and anti-hunger advocates are not just looking for canned donations, but also for some charitable action from the Senate. Religious groups have always weighed in on the food stamp program, but this time they are linking farm policies to poverty, nutrition and environmentalism. Senate Democrats are trying to bring the bill back to the floor this week.
Check Cashing was once relegated to stores that charged people without bank accounts top dollar to convert their paychecks into cash. Now a growing number of banks – and Walmart – are cashing in on the business.
The number of foreclosure filings in Ohio ballooned by nearly 24% last year. The problem has brought together a group of two dozen lawmakers, business leaders and others to figure out what can be done to help homeowners who losing their homes and to stop it from happening to others.