3:47 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

Oyler students meet cousins of the pardoned turkey

A Blue Slate and Bronze turkey, part of the presidential pardon flock, look at students from Oyler School as they file by.
Ann Thompson WVXU

Two Ohio turkeys, part of the presidential pardon flock, got a red carpet welcome from students at the Oyler School in Lower Price Hill today. They live in Mercer County in a custom-built barn. On Monday Nobember 24th two others will travel to Washington to meet President Obama.

Some kids were inquisitive and others were scared. Lavar, in a line of second graders to see the caged birds said, "I'm scared. I've never seen turkeys before."

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"The Lost Cyclist"
1:31 am
Fri June 21, 2013

David Herlihy's story of the missing 19th century bicyclist Frank Lenz

Mark Perzel talks with author David Herlihy about his book The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance. It’s the fascinating tale of Frank Lenz, a young man who left home in Pittsburgh in 1892 to cycle around the world on a new-fangled "pneumatic safety" bike, a prototype of the modern bicycle, only to disappear mysteriously in Turkey two years into his epic journey.