A challenge to Republican Governor John Kasich by the Tea Party was over before it even began. Southwest Ohio Tea Party activist Ted Stevenot decided not to run after it was discovered that his potential running mate, Brenda Mack, had tax issues, debt and other financial problems. The Tea Party says it still plans to put up another candidate to challenge Kasich, but Jo Ingles with the Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau says the situation underscores the loss of political clout for the Tea Party.
Eagles: Birds of Beauty and Grace is part of the Art of Nature Winter Speaker Series and it will be Sunday, Jan 12, at 2:30 p.m. at The Aullwood. The animal show manager at the Cincinnati Zoo will talk about his extensive knowledge and experience in working with bald eagles.
The state of Ohio has announced plans for Chinese auto-glass manufacturer Fuyao to take over more than a million square feet of the former General Motors plant in Moraine, south of Dayton. The news is a major breakthrough for southwest Ohio, which has been struggling for decades with the slow trickle-out of major American manufacturers from the area.
When Joe Anderl was approached by NFL films about having his band, The 1984 Draft, featured in a documentary about the real 1984 NFL Draft, he thought his friends were playing a joke on him. But soon, Anderl, an avid Nebraska football fan, and the band learned that the offer was indeed serious, and this weekend a camera crew from NFL films will visit Dayton to interview the band and get footage of their live performance at Blind Bob's. Kaleidsocope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Anderl about the news.