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Cliff Radel is a local news columnist for The Cincinnati Enquirer. Since taking that job in 1995, he has been named best columnist by the Cleveland Press Club and the Associated Press of Ohio, as well as the Gannett newspaper chain.

He is the author of two books, the first edition of Cincinnati Moments, a Celebration of Photographs from The Cincinnati Enquirer (1999) and the Big Red Machine Edition of Cincinnati Moments (2000). In a previous life, he was The Enquirer's popular-music critic for 19 seasons.

A native West Sider, he has deep Cincinnati roots. His Irish ancestors helped settle Westwood, worked on Union Terminal and joined his hard-headed German ancestors who put in a good day's work and never put on airs.

A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, he received a bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's in social psychology and has completed course work for a Ph.D. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune and The Washington Post. He lives on the west side of town with his wife, Debbie.

E-mail: cradel@enquirer.com, phone: (513) 768-8379, fax: (513) 768-8340, mail: Cliff Radel, Columnist, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.

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Prayer book is a 'conversation with us'

M A R C H   2 0 0 4
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Ruby Wright will live on in the echoes of her music
Cincinnati can learn a lot listening to Marge Schott

F E B R U A R Y   2 0 0 4
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Cool Ghoul's death further shrinks humor franchise
79-year-old crash survivor cheats death a second time
USS Indianapolis will always haunt their memories, dreams

J A N U A R Y   2 0 0 4
Moeller grad helps survivors of USS Indianapolis disaster
High school band leaders gave a generation self-respect
Squeaky-clean Queen City once had 3,000 speakeasies

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