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0000017a-3b40-d913-abfe-bf44a4f90000Howard Wilkinson joined the WVXU news team as the politics reporter and columnist in April 2012 , after 30 years of covering local, state and national politics for The Cincinnati Enquirer. On this page, you will find his weekly column, Politically Speaking; the Monday morning political chats with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik and other news coverage by Wilkinson. A native of Dayton, Ohio, Wilkinson has covered every Ohio gubernatorial race since 1974, as well as 16 presidential nominating conventions. Along with politics, Wilkinson also covered the 2001 Cincinnati race riots, the Lucasville prison riot in 1993, the Air Canada plane crash at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in 1983, and the 1997 Ohio River flooding. And, given his passion for baseball, you might even find some stories about the Cincinnati Reds here from time to time.

We Review Ohio And Local Political News And College Basketball

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Jim Nolan
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We look at the news affecting Greater Cincinnati and the Tri-state

Each Friday on Cincinnati Edition we present an in-depth discussion of the developments behind the headlines.

Joining us to discuss this week's top political stories in Ohio and Cincinnati are WCPO.com/WCPO Insider Politics and Government reporter Paula Christian; Cincinnati Enquirer Columbus Bureau Chief Chrissie Thompson; Ohio Public Radio and Television Statehouse News Bureau Chief Karen Kasler; and WVXU politics reporter Howard Wilkinson. And joining us for a look at college basketball are Sports reporter and WCPO.com/WCPO Insider contributor Shannon Russell; and Andy Furman with Fox Sports Radio.