The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, Nov. 1, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 306
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LANDING'S FUTURE LOOKING BRIGHTER
As Covington Landing's sole original tenant, the owner of TGI Friday's has watched the fortunes of the two restaurant and entertainment barges change as often as the Ohio River levels.
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Local Headlines for  Monday, Nov. 1, 1999

Athens survives another wild Halloween
        ATHENS, Ohio — The only people outnumbering women dressed as Catholic school girls Saturday night on Court Street were young men dressed as women and security people dressed as, well, security people.

Injured officer in fair condition
        LOVELAND — The Loveland police officer shot during a response to a domestic dispute — and the man accused in the exchange of gunfire that wounded both — were upgraded Sunday to fair condition at University Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.

Nigeria's leader talks of road to democracy
        WILBERFORCE, Ohio — Led by new President Olusegun Obasanjo, potentially oil-rich Nigeria is striving for democracy after years of impoverishing military rule.

One instant of chaos in Vietnam
        A silver-haired man in a gray suit stands in a photo gallery, staring at a stark, brutal image of the Vietnam War.

How soon for HDTV? It's future is unclear
        There's something different in the air. Have you seen it?

Cincinnati's Century of Change
        This year, on the first day of each month, Tempo — with the help of the Cincinnati Museum Center — is looking back at the events and people that have shaped the Tristate during the 20th century.

Are you one of Cincinnati's 2000 Faces?
        The Enquirer wants your help creating an album of 2000 Faces of Cincinnati commemorating the new millennium.

Boyfriend accused of slaying
        A 33-year-old Cincinnati man was being held at Hamilton County Justice Center Sunday evening, after telling police he killed a 20-year-old Covington woman in her home earlier in the day.

Two killed as car hits house in Clermont
        JACKSON TOWNSHIP — Two passengers in a speeding Ford Mustang died Sunday morning when it flipped and struck several trees and a home in this rural Clermont County community, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.

2nd project for target zone
        READING — Spectrummarketing is moving from downtown Cincinnati to a former Steinberg's Appliance showroom and warehouse on Sunnybrook Drive.

No surprises for Cathedral
        COVINGTON — The architectural consultant behind the multimillion-dollar renovation and restoration of the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption has a philosophy that guides his work.

Prosecutors: 'Culture of deceit' led to lies about worker's fatal fall, safety
        A historic prosecution is winding down with the sentencing of three men and their employer for Jeffrey Highfill's fatal fall at a Mason construction site three years ago.

Vandals strike Democrats' Norwood offices
        NORWOOD — Somebody is taking election-season vandalism to new lows.

Dylan scores in second half
        It's always nice to see an American musical legend like Bob Dylan in concert. It's twice as nice when he puts on a good show.

Flecktones show spans jazz genres
        At their best, Bela Fleck and the Flecktones sound like the second coming of harmolodic jazz pioneers Ornette Coleman and Prime Time. At their worst, they sound like a funky Kenny G.

Seniors take medals back from Games
        Cincinnati-area senior Olympians are celebrating their golden years with medals at the 1999 National Senior Games in Orlando, Fla.

Sports fields built just in time
        LIBERTY TOWNSHIP — Seeding will begin this week at the Lakota Sports Organization's (LSO) Walter J. Long Memorial Park.

Enter our Dress A Turkey contest
        Help! Our turkey needs dressing.

GET TO IT
        A guide to help make your day.

TRISTATE DIGEST
        Local researchers hope a new drug will help them shed light on the problem of blocked blood vessels in the legs.

S P E C I A L   F E A T U R E S
SQUASH THE Y2K BUG
With less than three months to go, Y2K worries may not be someone else's problem anymore. Fortunately, there are a host of Web sites offering news, advice and diagnostic software.
City steps up Y2K awareness push

EDITORIAL: Sex-ed: Who's in control?
Our editorials about sex education in Ohio schools have ignited a brush-fire that is turning up the heat on state officials. The sex-ed plan is also making national news as other states discover a disturbing link to the federal Centers for Disease Control.

FALL ARTS PREVIEW
Check our big, big list of fall concerts, art exhibits, movies, and more.

Riverfest photo gallery
Select a photo for your screensaver. It's easy! We tell you how. Or just click through eight images.

Manatees star in new Zoo exhibit
Douglas and Stoneman have no way of knowing it, but there's a lot riding on their broadly sloped shoulders. The two manatees are the unlikely stars of the new $4 million Manatee Springs exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.
The exhibit: Manatees, crocs and more

Tristate's Goin' Fishin'
        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.

Focal Point
We're proud to showcase the work of Enquirer photographers at enquirer.com/focalpoint Click through 60 images from the past year.
TECHNOLOGY TODAY
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