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.
With unemployment rate hovering around 10 percent in Ohio, thousands are looking for work. A job fair attracted hundreds of Central Ohioans.
Farm animals and fun rides may be what most people look for at the Ohio State Fair, but for those searching for an alternative there are two buildings on the fairgrounds filled with fine arts.
The Ohio State Fair opens this morning for its 157th run. Participants of the 4H club are a long-standing tradition at the fair and but, today many new members are not from the farm.
The pre-employment background check has become more and more common – especially after the attacks of September 11th 2001. Most employers and workers see the value of the checks.
Hundreds of job seekers attended a job fair at Rickenbacker Airport on Wednesday.
Although gas prices have decreased after hovering at the $4 mark for weeks, food prices continue to rise. As the Ohio State Fair opened its doors Wednesday WOSU found out how rising fuel and food costs affect carnival vendors’ bottom lines.
The Ohio State Fair opens Wednesday in Columbus. One of the most recognizable and longest-running major events in Columbus, the fair attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors every year.
First term Rep. Zack Space is back home in Ohio’s 18th District making the rounds while Congress is in summer recess. Some critics call him ‘the accidental congressman.’ Space, a Democrat, is the first to admit he would not be in office today had it not been for the downfall of his predecessor, Republican Bob Ney. Even though the next election is more than a year away, Space is already campaigning. And so is the opposition.
With the heat index pushing 100 degrees in Columbus, the allure of state fair can also be a risky one. Today alone, the fair’s first aid staff has tended to 18 heat-related incidents. Fair participants and visitors are taking extra precautions to keep themselves and their animals safe.
Swine, sheep, beef, poultry and horse exhibitors met Tuesday with Ohio Expo Center officials to give their input on where a new state fairgrounds building should be located. The legislature allocated $14 million during the last session to construct a new building. Now the Expo Center must decide what kind of building it should be and where it should go.