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  • Oops, Obama Touts His Jobs Plan Today At An Ohio Bridge That Won't Qualify

    09/22/2011 2:15:09 PM PDT · by Lmo56 · 29 replies
    LA Times ^ | 9/22/11 | Andrew Malcolm
    You know all those rusting bridges that President Obama wants to spend billions more dollars repairing to allegedly stimulate the economy? He's headed out to one today which he's described as a "bridge that needs repair between Ohio and Kentucky that's on one of the busiest trucking routes in North America." It is on a busy trucking route, spanning the Ohio River between Covington, Ky., and Cincinnati. It's the Brent Spence Bridge. It doesn't really need repairs. It's got decades of good life left in its steel spans. It's just overloaded. The bridge was built to handle 85,000 cars and...
  • Obama Jobs Bill Might Not Help Touted Bridge

    09/22/2011 8:19:43 AM PDT · by Slyscribe · 9 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 9/21/2011 | John Merline
    The 48-year-old Brent Spence Bridge spanning the Ohio River near Cincinnati isn't much to look at. But for President Obama, it's become a rallying cry for his $477 billion jobs plan. He referred to it in his Sept. 8 speech to Congress, saying "there's a bridge that needs repair between Ohio and Kentucky that's on one of the busiest trucking routes in North America." And on Thursday he plans to use Brent Spence as the backdrop for another pitch for his jobs bill, which includes $27 billion in "immediate" highway spending. But while local officials are delighted with Obama's attention,...
  • Obama Jobs Bill Might Not Help Touted Bridge

    09/21/2011 3:36:49 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 21, 2011 | JOHN MERLINE, INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILY
    The 48-year-old Brent Spence Bridge spanning the Ohio River near Cincinnati isn't much to look at. But for President Obama, it's become a rallying cry for his $477 billion jobs plan. He referred to it in his Sept. 8 speech to Congress, saying "there's a bridge that needs repair between Ohio and Kentucky that's on one of the busiest trucking routes in North America." And on Thursday he plans to use Brent Spence as the backdrop for another pitch for his jobs bill, which includes $27 billion in "immediate" highway spending. But while local officials are delighted with Obama's attention,...
  • Hamilton Man Sentenced to 30 Months' Imprisonment for Threatening to Bomb Cincinnati Airport...

    11/04/2009 7:12:48 PM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies · 501+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Hamilton Man Sentenced to 30 Months' Imprisonment for Threatening to Bomb Cincinnati Airport and Other Cincinnati-Area Landmarks CINCINNATI—Frederick D. Purvis, 43, of Hamilton, was sentenced in United States District Court here today to 30 months' imprisonment for a series of messages he sent in November, 2008 in which he threatened to blow up seven Cincinnati-area landmarks including the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. He was also sentenced to serve six years of supervised release after his prison term. Carter M. Stewart, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, James A. Zerhusen, United...