If you had the time you might like to do what Amber Nolan is doing. She is coming to small airports like Lunken and bumming rides from pilots to see all 50 states. It's a concept she dubbed Jet-Hiking.
"I'm a travel writer and this year I wanted to take some time off and see the United States and blog about it and see our country and I thought it would be a unique and different way to do it if I went by air."
The 28 year old Nolan is attempting to visit all 50 states on a shoestring budget. Just last month she flew to her 12th state, Oregon.
Politico.com reported today that Ohio's junior senator, Rob Portman, is interested in chairing the National Republican Senatorial Comm
ittee (NRSC) in the 2014 campaign cycle.
The website cited two unnamed sources "familiar with his thinking" who said Portman - who was on the short list of potential running mates for GOP nominee Mitt Romney - is considering running for the NRSC job. Portman - who campaigned hard for Romney throughout Ohio - has said nothing on the subject.
An Air Force veteran of the the Persian Gulf War from Loveland and a Reading nun who served in the Navy during World War II are being inducted today into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.
They are part of a 2012 class of 15 veterans from around Ohio being inducted today in ceremonies at the Museum of National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton.
Sister Mary McHugh of Reading, who entered the Sisters of Notre Dame order in 1954, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. She was instrumental in reviving the first American Legion Post in Ohio for female veterans.