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Tristate tips scales: A special report
        Greater Cincinnatians are among the fattest in the nation, a fact fueling thousands of resolutions on New Year's Day today to diet — once again. We can help with "The Cincinnati Diet."

The Year In Review: TV & Radio
        The new millennium brought a new reality to TV — very popular and inexpensive reality and game shows like Who Wants to be a Millionaire and Survivor.
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Readers make wishes come true
        More than 900 donors have contributed $69,064 to the annual Wish List project for the needy. Read about some of the people who have been helped.
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TODAY'S TEMPO HEADLINES
Tempo Headlines for  Monday, January 01, 2001

12 reasons to celebrate in 2001
        There was no end of hoopla at this time last year, what with us turning from '99 to '00. This year, with '00 turning '01 and the real millennium opening, there's nothing. What the heck do we celebrate in '01?

Dad learns true meaning of football from daughter
        You will find me on the living room couch this morning, clad in my Ohio State scarlet-and-gray and waiting for the 11 a.m. kickoff of the Buckeyes' Outback Bowl game against the University of South Carolina. I'll be sitting next to my oldest daughter, Abigail, who nearly five months ago taught me something I never expected to learn inside that old horseshoe stadium on the banks of the Olentangy River.

Get to It
        A guide to help make your day.

Cincinnati is Fat City
        Greater Cincinnatians are among the fattest in the nation, a fact fueling thousands of resolutions on New Year's Day today to diet — once again.
Fat City Statistics
Inside the body mass index

Balance of diet, exercise, attitude shape foundation for healthy body
        Cincinnati's love affair with fatty food is a fatal attraction. The leading causes of death in the region are heart disease, stroke, diabetes and some forms of cancer. Obesity directly contributes to all of them.

Scientists search for obesity's causes and cures
        Cincinnati researchers are studying aspects of obesity that have far-reaching health impact. Researchers are looking for causes and cures. Among the studies:

The Cincinnati Diet
        The Enquirer and Jewish Hospital Weight Management Center team up to offer readers this balanced four-week meal plan. We hesitate to call it a diet, because this plan is more a way to eat for good health, enjoy your favorite foods and live it rather than diet.
Week 1 diet plan

Weight-loss programs need three components
        Roughly half the nation has started a weight-loss program this week. Sometime around Flag Day, about half of those dieters will have reverted to their old habits.