The Cincinnati Enquirer
Tuesday, July 13, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 194
Today's Local News
        Evendale parents Bruce and Martha Burns, part of the coalition's army of 125 parent trainers or “facilitators,” regularly give eight-hour drug-prevention classes in private homes as well as in venues offered by swim clubs, churches and other community.
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Local Headlines for  Tuesday, July 13, 1999

Kasich stays in GOP race
        U.S. Rep. John Kasich, the Ohio Republican in the presidential contest, is scheduled to stump this weekend in Iowa despite speculation that the Columbus-area congressman is about to drop out of the race.

Inmate stabs fellow prisoner
        LEBANON — One Lebanon Correctional Institution inmate stabbed another in the chest Monday morning, critically wounding him.

Patient rights debate rages
        WASHINGTON — For the first time since a health care revolution began moving patients into managed care more than a decade ago, the Senate opened a high-stakes debate Monday over how to protect the rights of patients and regulate the companies that provide health insurance for most Americans.

Prison nurse charged
        LEBANON — She was supposed to give medications to inmates, but a registered nurse is accused of taking drugs away from Lebanon Correctional Institution.

Gov. Taft frowns on Happy Day
        Aw, come on, Gov. Mr. Taft, lighten up?

Boy is in fair condition after scare at city pool
        A 5-year-old boy found floating face-down Monday at Washington Park Pool in Over-the-Rhine was rescued by a lifeguard but pool officials were unable to call an ambulance because the phone was out of order.

Grant will give police laptops in patrol cars
        By this time next year, more than 600 patrol cars across Hamilton County will have laptop computers officers can use to pull up electronic images of mug shots and fingerprints while on patrol.

He's Officer Friendly
        CARLISLE — Patrol Officer Jim Slyder stocks the trunk of his police car with half a dozen Care Bears and devotes hours to fixing up old bicycles for needy children.

Ice-ball tradition continues at family-operated Ann's
        NEWPORT — A rainbow of colors and flavors flows from a little window on Ninth Street into the eager hands of overheated Newport residents.

Man jailed for officer's death won't be paroled
        LEXINGTON — The man who was running from a Covington police officer when the officer fell in the river and died will stay in prison for at least another year.

Pop go the ticket prices
        Quick, which is more important? Two VIP tickets to Cher or your mortgage payment?

Sen. DeWine champions interdiction
        WASHINGTON — Sen. Mike DeWine has become an aggressive advocate of beefing up drug interdiction at a time when many drug policy experts doubt its effectiveness.

Sidney buries shooting victim
        SIDNEY, Ohio — As the search for the suspect in four slayings continued, this small town said goodbye to one of the four victims.

Cincinnati, Dayton study 'super region' possibility
        Cincinnati and Dayton's planning agencies Monday took the first step toward working as a “super region.”

City stalls proceedings to condemn restaurant
        NEWPORT — City commissioners backed away Monday night from plans to start condemnation proceedings on three pieces of property needed for the Third Street Development project.

His cancer was part of 'God's plan'
        MIDDLETOWN — His faith was unshakable.

Man guilty in immigration case
        Ian Waddup, a 37-year-old who flew here from Great Britain to see a 14-year-old girl he had met on the Internet, pleaded guilty Monday to lying to immigration authorities.

Man indicted in wife's stabbing
        LEBANON — A Mason man accused of stabbing his estranged wife four times after they had gone to dinner to discuss their problems is headed for trial.

More cuts predicted if tax hike fails
        If voters don't approve a tax increase this fall, Cincinnati Public Schools students face another round of brutal budget cuts that could eliminate more teacher positions, textbooks, extracurriculars and other services lost after administrators cut $20 million this year.

Parents remember son as small angel
        MONTGOMERY — The parents of Kyle Spencer Hesselbrock say his short life was more an uplifting message from God than a tragedy of youth cut short.

Program gives kids taste of college
        MIDDLETOWN — Miami University Middletown has a remedy for midsummer boredom with an offering the week of July 19-23 called Kids in College, an enrichment program for elementary age youngsters.

Retro showdown: BR5-49, Setzer reconfigure past
        There were worse places to be than stuck inside of Riverbend with the Corryville blues.

Boone County officer sues department for unlawful search
        COVINGTON — A veteran Boone County police officer has filed a federal lawsuit, claiming that other members on the force went beyond the guidelines of a warrant when they searched his residence last year for a knife that could be used to slash tires.

Boy, 6, drives on Ohio 4
        FAIRFIELD — Ten years before he would be able to legally drive a real car, 6-year-old John T. Carpenter drove a toy vehicle along a bustling section of Ohio 4.

Caution over after water main break
        A boil-water advisory in Union and Pierce townships was lifted Monday afternoon, following a main break that affected 40,000 residences and businesses over the weekend.

Council looks at 2nd fire station
        LEBANON — City council tonight will consider spending $600,000 to buy a vacant building near the city's industrial area for use as a second fire station.

Dylan gives Bogart's crowd peek at legend
        Bob Dylan's secret fantasy?

Kmart site plans may get go-ahead
        WYOMING — City council could give the final go-ahead this month to a multiple-use development plan on 12 acres at Bonham Road and Springfield Pike.

Man found lying dead in street
        Neighbors in Price Hill woke Monday to find a 25-year-old man lying dead in the street — the second Cincinnatian of Rastafarian faith to be killed in the city in less than two months.

Middletown adds to legal team
        MIDDLETOWN — A Mount Auburn woman will be recommended for the job of assistant city law director.

Rumpke seeks larger landfill
        COLERAIN TOWNSHIP — Officials from Rumpke Waste Inc. will try to explain tonight why their proposed 100-acre expansion is necessary to meet the garbage disposal needs of the region well into the next century.

Sister-city quilting project earns international honors
        MONTGOMERY — A quilt has earned an international award for this northeastern Hamilton County community and its sister city in France.

State building golf course in N.Ky.
        FALMOUTH — Kentucky state park officials, hoping to increase tourism and spur development of a lodge, have hired a firm to design a $3 million, nine-hole golf course for Kincaid Lake State Park in Pendleton County.


        A Hamilton County Common Pleas judge denied Adrian Williams' request to be released from prison.

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Manatees star in new Zoo exhibit
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        Oceanic Adventure's Newport Aquarium is open. Check out our guide to the Tristate's newest entertainment attraction.

Tornado of '99
        Complete coverage of the April 9 tornado that claimed four lives and left hundreds homeless.

Spring/summer arts preview
Special guide to things to do through August.

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