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How Cincinnati helped bring cornhole to NYC

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

One of Cincinnati's favorite summer pastimes has now reached the East Coast.

Cornhole is now sweeping through the northeast.

According to an article published Friday in the New York Times, it was Cincinnati native and current FOX News anchor Bill Hemmer who helped bring cornhole to the Big Apple and beyond.

Hemmer told the Times that he was introduced to the game while he was home visiting Cincinnati in 2005. He flew back to New York with a cornhole set stowed in the luggage compartment of the airplane.

He then bought several cornhole sets at Christmas gifts for his FOX coworkers.

To read the full NY Times article, CLICK HERE.

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