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.
Yes, girls talk about the latest fashion trends and if they’re fat or what boy is the cutest. But a study released today by The Women’s Funds of Central Ohio shows there’s more to girls than inane gossip. WOSU reports the study found girls are complex and want to feel validated.
An NBA team, more transportation options and sustainable living those are some of the desires of Central Ohioans. The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission released results of an online survey Wednesday that reveals what some people want for the area’s future.
As the snow continues to fall, local and state plows are out trying to clear the roads. WOSU spoke with the Ohio Department of Transportation to find out what they’re doing in the Central Ohio area.
August home sales figures for central Ohio show the average price for houses rose by about one percent compared to July.
Thousands of Central Ohioans will lose their health insurance provider in early October. Officials at the Ohio Department of Insurance say Physicians Assurance Corporation is bankrupt.
In Columbus, the largest numbers of foreclosures are in Hilltop, Linden, and Southside. But as the recession deepens, suburbs are finding they’re not immune to the housing crisis.
US Marshals partnered with state and local law enforcement agencies to make 169 arrests in Central Ohio during the month of June.
Ohio’s share of the Federal Reinvestment and Recovery Act does not, as officials had hoped, contain funding for a light rail system in Columbus. The Central Ohio Transit Authority wanted several hundred million dollars for the project. Instead, COTA is expected to receive much less.
As unemployment numbers increase, more laid-off workers are taking a different approach to the job market. Enrollment at community colleges and technical schools is growing. WOSU takes a look at this changing trend in higher education.
An official with the Central Ohio Transit Authority says high gasoline prices are causing more people to ride the bus.