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Paul Ryan
4:05 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Paul Ryan serves up politics and barbecue at Lunken Airport

Paul Ryan dishes up barbecue to supporters

Hundreds of Paul Ryan supporters who came to hear the Republican vice presidential nominee speak, were also on the receiving end of a barbecue lunch.


The campaign speech at Lunken Airport was short but there was plenty of time to meet and greet afterwards as surprised supporters were told to get in line to eat Montgomery Inn barbecue. Paul Ryan served it up.


Paul Ryan, in line serving sandwiches, said, "Nice to see you. What's your name? " Colleen. "Hey, Colleen, Paul. Chicken or pork?"

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Election boards divided
2:51 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Election boards split over final weekend of in-person voting

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted asked county boards of elections to tell him what they want to do about in-person voting the final three days before the election, while Husted waits for a decision on whether the U.S. Supreme Court would hear his appeal of his ban on voting during that period.

In southwest Ohio, the answers Husted is getting are all over the map – with Democratic board members wanting more hours and Republicans generally wanting less.

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Sports
1:44 pm
Mon October 15, 2012

Dusty Baker staying on as Reds field manager

Blevine37 at the English language Wikipedia

The Reds and  Dusty Baker have reached an agreement on a two-year contract extension through the 2014 season.  They're making the formal announcement Monday afternoon at 3 during a press conference at Great American Ball Park.

"In Dusty's five seasons here he's taken us to the postseason twice and has proven he can lead our teams to championship-caliber play on the field," Reds CEO Bob Castellini said in the news release announcing the agreement.   "He's the right manager to continue the building process that will take us deeper and deeper into the playoffs in the future."

Political chat
8:56 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Political chat with Howard Wilkinson

Howard Wilkinson discussing the week in politics for 10/15/2012.

Cincinnati Zoo
4:00 am
Mon October 15, 2012

Sampling the Cincinnati Zoo's frozen garden

Nearly 1,000 seeds, spores, pollen and tissues are stored in liquid nitrogen...some up to 25 years.
WVXU

The Cincinnati Zoo will begin a massive project later this year. It plans to assess the health of all of its rare plant species stored in liquid nitrogen.

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