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 Gov. John Kasich continues to support the death penalty following the prolonged execution of a condemned killer earlier this month that led to calls for a state moratorium on capital punishment.
With Ohio unemployment still at nearly 10 percent and job growth slow at best, the bills are piling up for those looking for work. For some, a big bill is their child support payment. And as the economy struggles many struggle to make the payments. WOSU reports judges and county officials are showing leniency for those truly facing hard times.
Several hundred supporters of school vouchers and Ohio CHARTER schools rallied at the statehouse in Columbus Wednesday, and it appears they’re going to get what they want in the new two-year state budget.
More than half of the 270 employees at Franklin County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency failed to report to work today. It’s the first day of a strike by the agency’s 140 Teamsters Union members who say they’re unhappy with a proposed 2% wage increase and a $50 per month charge for health insurance.