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.
After 5 years, a life-long learning program for seniors at Columbus State Community College will end. The school says it wants to focus more on job services for those over 50. Some seniors are not happy about the decision.
A critic of so-called federal cap and trade climate legislation says it would cost Ohio 108,000 jobs. The head of a U.S. Chamber of Commerce energy think tank also told a Columbus audience electricity prices would rise 60 percent if the bill becomes law.
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute has released a report titled Losing Ohio’s Future: Why college graduates flee the Buckeye State and what might be done about it. The Institutes’s Emmy Partin says part of the reason is due to practicality.
The Delaware County sheriff’s office continues to look for witnesses in the abandonment of a newborn found earlier this week in a cluster of bushes . If found, the parent could face prosecution. Meanwhile Ohio’s Safe Havens law provides for the relinquishing of newborns without criminal consequences. But advocates and critics differ on the law’s effectiveness.