Sunday, Aug. 5, 2001 -- Volume 6, No. 217
The evolving N-word
An odious slur to some, friendly slang to others, "nigga" divides and confuses blacks and whites.
Slurs often adopted by those they insult

Padres 2, Reds 0
The Reds' seven-game winning streak ended with the kind of meager offensive performance that preceded it.

Bears 16, Bengals 13
Akili Smith rallied the Bengals to a game-tying touchdown in their exhibition opener, but the Bears won in overtime.

Web site helps leasers
The dot-com meltdown and a weak economy have meant good news for Cincinnati's web darling

Tax break little known
When Jim Gooding renovated his home, he didn't know of a tax break popular with Cincinnati's wealthy homeowners.

Entertainment guide
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Complete local news report

Families with children at Over-the-Rhine fest
Gun-toting cab driver fighting law
Riot casualties
Vandals damage windows on dozens of cars
Heart device advised to clubs
Heart problems worry schools
City seeks to rebuild

    • More local news...

Complete sports report

Teen is new face of American tennis
Rinaldi-Gullikson wins Seniors
Crowd for IRL will be strong
Perkins reaches Metro Majors' final
Keaton has impressive game at RB
Wyche eager to get back in booth
Best and worst of week in sports

    • More sports news...

Complete business report

Leasing popular, but complex
Duramed chairman weathered battles to position company
Business Notes
What's the Buzz?

    • More business news...

Complete tempo report

Weekend entertainment guide
Mr. Chihuly's glass menagerie
CNN about to change news picture dramatically
On the courts with Phil Smith
Thermostats hot items to auto mechanic
Winton Woods grad fights for environment
A guide to help make your day

    • More tempo news...

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Massive Recall of Acetaminophen Underway

AP: Startling Findings in Tillman Probe

Deadly Storm Wipes Out Road at Mt. Hood

1 Dead in Calif. Train Derailment

Houston Landscaper Accused of Bigotry

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