President Obama, before a wildly enthusiastic crowd of thousands at Cincinnati’s Eden Park, said his opponent, Republican Mitt Romney, “talks the talk, but I walk the walk” on a whole host of issues, from China policy to taxes to job creation.
And, while in the key battleground state of Ohio, in a county he won four years ago and desperately wants to win again, he told the estimated crowd of 4,500 at Eden Park’s Seasongood Pavilion that, in 15 days, they have to work hard to get thousands of their friends and neighbors to vote early.
The City of Cincinnati is holding a national competition to get design ideas for the decks over Fort Washington Way that will connect the Central Business District to the Banks.
The competition is called "Connect the Blocks." The city will conduct a call for entries from design, architectural and engineering experts to create concepts and cost estimates. The space could be used as a park, commercial development or entertainment district, but isn't limited to those uses.
President Obama's motorcade is on its way to Seasongood Pavilion at Cincinnati's Eden Park, where thousands of supporters have filled the hillside opposite the Cincinnati Art Museum, eagerly awaiting his arrival.
Excerpts of the president's speech make it clear that the president intends to tout his administration's action this morning to file a complaint with the World Trade Organization over what it considers unfair trade practices by China in the export of autos and auto parts.
Mitt Romney's campaign has already called the action "too little, too late."
DHL Express is adding 300 positions as it wraps up its hub expansion at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. The logistics company hosts a job fair Tuesday to immediately fill 100 of the new openings. Recruiter Chris Reinersman says the number of employees has been growing since DHL established its U.S. international hub at CVG three years ago: