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.
Ohio hospitals would be required to hire more nurses, under a plan proposed by one nurse’s union.
About 20 prisons workers Friday picketed the Corrections medical Center south of Columbus.
Most people pay their taxes whether they want to or not. But one Columbus businessman has decided to stop paying. He said he’s fed up with crime in his neighborhood and will not pay the city until something is done about it.
Members of Columbus’ Somali community today are commemorating the one-year anniversary of a controversial shooting. 23-year-old Nasir Abdi was shot and killed by a Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy last year while officers where trying to take him for treatment. Deputies say he was armed. But some witnesses say they did not see a weapon and the shooting was unnecessary.
Families who work in the horse-racing industry protested outside the Dayton Daily News on Sunday.
Busloads of school children went aboard the city of Columbus’ Santa Maria replica to mark the official observance of Columbus Day. Built in 1991, the Santa Maria is an authentic recreation of Christopher Columbus’s flagship. But ever since its arrival in central Ohio 13 years ago, the ship has been the object of protest by Native Americans.