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TODAY'S LOCAL HEADLINES
Local Headlines for  Monday, January 15, 2001

Corpses abused for photos
        The Hamilton County coroner on Sunday vowed tighter security following an investigation into “gross” photographic abuse of corpses by a professional photographer there on another assignment.

Fired officer reinstated to desk job
        A Cincinnati police officer who got his job back last week after being fired was back at work Friday, but at a desk job.

Tristater helps manage Bush transition
        WASHINGTON — One knock on George W. Bush is that he turned to retreads for his new administration, people who know how to connect the dots but may be missing the optimism and passion for government that the Clinton crowd had eight years ago. He also chose people like John Bridgeland.

WILKINSON: Voinovich can't catch Cabinet job
        Want to see a big steelhead trout? All you have to do is get on the Internet and check out the Web site of Ohio's junior U.S. senator, George Voinovich.

Davis becomes second woman to lead NAACP
        New officers of the Cincinnati chapter of the NAACP were sworn in Sunday during an afternoon ceremony at Bethel Baptist Church in Walnut Hills.

Economist: N.Ky. growth slipping
        FORT MITCHELL — Northern Kentucky's long-booming economy, like the national economy, is slowing.

Hospitals stanching flow of red ink
        Tristate hospitals won't say they've returned to full fiscal health, but they may be ready for transfer out of intensive care.

Most parents back their teen drivers
        My son never speeds. My daughter always wears her seat belt. It's my teen's friendswho worry me more. When it comes to teens' disproportionately poor driving habits, some parents have a “not my kid” approach, according to an Enquirer online reader questionnaire on young drivers that prompted 207 responses from parents and teens.

Database to track all Ohio students
        COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Education has started work on a database to track the state's 1.8 million students, keeping tabs on facts ranging from attendance to discipline to reading proficiency.

Mason land seizure rejected
        LEBANON — A Warren County judge has dismissed a lawsuit that would have stopped Mason from building a $2.5 million water tower in Deerfield Township.

Students find help at Lakota
        WEST CHESTER TWP. — Its name, Wokini, is a Sioux word that means new beginning.

Tech tools to aid lessons
        The Cincinnati Enquirer

You asked for it
        You Asked For It, which runs on Mondays, answers questions about regional history, government, schools and roads.

At Ohio State, faculty members take longer to find than coaches
        COLUMBUS — Growing impatient with Ohio State's search for a football coach? Be thankful you don't follow the university's more scholarly programs.

Crowd of 350 people protest shooting by Louisville police
        LOUISVILLE — Several hundred protesters marched from an inner-city neighborhood to police headquarters Sunday to denounce the shooting death of a black man by police and demand a wider investigation.

Legislators tussle over committees
        FRANKFORT — In the General Assembly, where minor disagreements can sometimes get blown out of proportion, a spat over statutory committees means little outside the Capitol.

UK slows search plan for president
        LEXINGTON — The University of Kentucky's Board of Trustees has postponed the date when the school's next president could be selected.