Ohio delegates were in a ballroom of the Mainsail Suites and Conference Center when it was announced that there was a tornado warning in the area and everyone was ordered to stay in the building.
The delegates were listening to a presentation by staff members of the Ohio Romney campaign on grassroots organizing. It was raining heavily when the warning was issued, but the rain quickly passed and there was some sunshine.
Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 4:16 pm
Organizers had predicted a turnout of thousands at a rally in a Tampa park Monday morning to protest Republican policies.
They ended up getting a better showing, as least early on, from the members of the media desperate to cover something — anything — on what was to have been the opening day of the Republican National Convention.
Originally published on Mon August 27, 2012 1:52 pm
Republicans have their former Democratic star at their convention this week in Artur Davis — and now Democrats have their answer in Charlie Crist.
The former governor and former Republican will speak next week at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, the party confirmed this morning. "I'm very pleased, at least in a small way, to try to help the president," Crist told NPR.
Tax rates have been a constant theme of this election cycle. Mostly, it's because Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney is one of the wealthiest men to run for president and the rate at which he has paid federal taxes has been the subject of much discussion.
Originally published on Mon October 15, 2012 10:39 am
With nearly 700 food carts licensed last year, Portland, Ore., is arguable a leader in the mobile food revolution. Lucky residents can choose between Iraqi-Jewish sabich, yeasted Belgian liege waffles, or Indonesian rendang, all served out of a friendly window on the sidewalk. But all of these mobile meals come with a downside — namely, trash.
Cincinnati is expanding its Task Force on Healthy Living to include several organizations. The newest members represent the public schools, the city's parks and recreation departments and the soft drink industry.
Council Member Wendell Young chairs the task force.
Our focus for Local Exposure has always been on Food, Family and Culture, and we thought it would a great, fun activity to record ourselves reading some of our favorite children's books and share them here.
This is a recording of me reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle with my daughter, Annie at bedtime. I simply recorded it with my phone and uploaded it to SoundCloud and shared it here.