The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, Dec. 14, 1998 -- Volume 3, No. 348
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BOOM TOWN OR BUST?
FLORENCE, Ind. - Worried that millions in gaming tax revenue will pass them by, residents want to incorporate this tiny community.
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Local Headlines For  Monday, December 14, 1998

Cliff Radel column
Funny timing on Voinovich investigation
Nobody on the Ohio Elections Commission wears clodhoppers and works full time on a farm. Of this I am certain. Otherwise, they would know that you close the barn door before, not after, the horse escapes.


Ohio names superintendent
COLUMBUS - Ohio's new superintendent of public instruction has set a lofty goal for herself and the state: To make Ohio's one of the top school systems in the country by 2010.
Kentucky pays farm owners to keep developers away
VERONA - Mixed with Ronnie Vest's bills and other mail are offers of big money.
Afghan Whigs singer hurt in brawl
AUSTIN, Texas - Greg Dulli, lead singer of the alternative rock band Afghan Whigs, got into a brawl outside a nightclub that sent him to the hospital.
After-jail treatment sought
With a $9 million facility and a $5 million annual budget, the new River City Correctional Center has everything Hamilton County officials say they need to handle the county's worst drug addicts. The problem, they say, is that none of the money can be used to help those addicts stay off drugs when they get out.
John Kiesewetter column
'Sports Night'scores with offbeat mix
All of the above were so awful they were canceled in a few weeks, gone before November sweeps.
City health board turns to environment
Environmental issues are likely to become much higher priorities in 1999 for the Cincinnati Board of Health.
Mason housing boom continues
MASON - The residential building boom continues in Warren County's largest city. Single-family residential building permits in Mason are up 10 percent over last year, marking the third consecutive year with such an increase.
Building-zoning job created
The growing Kenton County cities of Taylor Mill and Independence are hiring a building and zoning inspector to serve the two communities.
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