Mourners paying respects to late Ohio congresswoman

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A memorial service will be held tomorrow for Ohio Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones.

Hundreds of mourners filed into a Baptist church in Cleveland today to pay their respects to the first black woman to represent Ohio in Congress.

Tubbs Jones died last week at the age of 58 from a brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm.

Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton are all expected to attend tomorrow's memorial service.

Additional viewing is scheduled tomorrow morning at Cleveland's convention center. The memorial service will follow.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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