President Barack Obama will appear at the run-down Brent Spence bridge in Cincinnati on Thursday to try to sell his $447 billion jobs bill, but first he'll be hearing a lot about another Ohio River bridge in crisis.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Gov. Steve Beshear will be meeting beforehand with Obama to discuss the Sherman Minton Bridge, whose two-week shutdown because of structural flaws is paralyzing Louisville and Southern Indiana.
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Bowling Green, said Wednesday night he would travel on Air Force One with Obama to evaluate the bridge.
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