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Let’s Go to a Floating Restaurant While the Ohio is at Flood Stage!

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This sounds terrifying, and I’m glad that everyone is safe. That said, while I prefer to avoid victim-blaming, what did you expect from going to a restaurant frequented by the likes of Cris Collinsworth?

Firefighters rigged a precarious gangplank of ladders and ropes over the flooded Ohio River and safely rescued 83 people, including former Cincinnati Bengals star Cris Collinsworth, from a floating restaurant that broke free from a pier, authorities say.

Covington Fire Department Capt. Chris Kiely said Jeff Ruby’s Waterfront restaurant drifted about 85 to 100 yards down the fast, rain-swollen river during the late Friday evening dinner hour and the popular seafood eatery then came to a stop beside a tall bridge as skittish dinner patrons looked on.

Everyone knows that the Precinct is better, anyway.

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