Advance Notice: Briefs

They’re baaack: Bieda busts out more T-Rex Lame Duck photos

By: - December 21, 2018 6:20 pm

Steve Bieda photo

Back by popular demand, here are more of state Sen. Steve Bieda’s candid dinosaur photos from the Lame Duck all-nighter.

The Senate, which came to order at 10 a.m. Thursday, finally adjourned around 7:30 a.m. Friday. Bieda (D-Warren) had plenty of time to place the Tyrannosaurus Rex figurine — a gift from a constituent — in various contortions during the chamber’s down time between votes:

No word if the term-limited senator is mulling a new career in photography.

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Susan J. Demas

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