Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Late Night News

Gen. Wes Clark will be at the University of Cincinnati on Tuesday March 21st at 3:00pm in 400C Tangeman University Center. They ask that you park in the CCM garage off of Corry St. In the Hamilton Co. Democratic Party mailing list, they point out that the "event is free and open to the public please RSVP to" It seems like an interesting event and I'd go if I had a car and if I did not have a class that let out at 2:55 PM in the afternoon.

The AJC touts Evan Bayh's keys to victory. In case you were wondering, Evan Bayh is sponsoring legislation to ban protests at military funerals.
The Dignity for Military Funerals Act will require protesters to stay 300 feet from a funeral. It will also limit where protesters can gather an hour before and after funerals, as well as during the services.

Meanwhile, Representative Mike Rogers of Brighton (Michigan) and two fellow Republicans announced separate plans to introduce legislation in the House that would keep protesters 500 feet from funerals.
The gambling bill has cleared a state house committee. Thank G-d! I want my money to stay in the state, not go to Indiana.

Barry Welsh is a Feingold Finalist. Congrats!

Greg of Greg's Opinion may have to travel to Indianapolis for the Final Four weekend activities. His favorite singer, Carrie Underwood, will be joining folk-rocker John Mellencamp for the free concert at Monument Circle.
John Mellencamp, Carrie Underwood and the Wreckers; those are just a few acts that will be in town during the Final Four.

24-Hour News 8 has learned the line-up for this year's entertainment. While the RCA Dome will be packed full of basketball fans officials hope these big names will get thousands of fans and families to Monument Circle.[...]

While the ball is in play inside the RCA Dome, fans can come to Monument Circle where they can enjoy free entertainment. Some of the acts include Hoobastank, Collective Soul and John Mellencamp who's giving a homecoming concert.

"I think it's fantastic. I think the people should come out and check them out and it's a great opportunity for them to see these bands, they're great bands and it will be an awesome time," Jack Bowkus of Indianapolis said.

"I would love it. It would fit in with the city and everything so it would be nice," Zach Holland of Indianapolis said,

"There's no question that Indianapolis is excited we're just about ready for these fans," Schultz said.

The free MyCoke Fest is on Sunday, April 2, on Monument Circle. Again, musicians include Carrie Underwood, the Wreckers featuring Michelle Branch and Jesse Harper, Collective Soul, Chris Brown and John Mellencamp. The fun starts at 2:00 p.m.
Chris Brown will actually be coming to Northern next month.

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