LOCAL NEWS FOR MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2001|
A Veterans Day view of America|
Veterans Day calculates the cost of freedom by measuring America's boundless generosity. The day honors those who gave their time and, sometimes, their lives to preserve our liberties.
CPS language school to open
Parlez-vous francais? Habla usted el espanol? Perhaps not, but more elementary students in Cincinnati Public Schools will be able to learn to at a new, city-wide French and Spanish school opening next fall.
UC faculty seek more than cash in new contract
When federal mediator Lou Manchise restarts stalled faculty contract talks at the University of Cincinnati a week from today more than compensation will be on the table.
Blue Ash to add $4.8M fire station
BLUE ASH Rapid residential and industrial growth in the northern half of the community has prompted city council to authorize a $4.8 million fire station at Creek and Kenwood roads.
Fairview Heights man shot to death in store
A 21-year-old Fairview Heights man was shot to death inside an English Woods grocery store Sunday afternoon.
Rumpke cleans up all night
COLERAIN TOWNSHIP It's only 6:35 p.m., but it's already dark as Bryant Wilson maneuvers his waste removal truck up the circular road to the Rumpke landfill.
SYMMES TOWNSHIP A township man is to be arraigned on charges related to two home invasions and an attempted sexual assault inside two units in his apartment complex.
Good News: Local charity picking up
Some efforts are being directed toward helping the needy locally while much is still being done to help victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
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Answers to questions about regional history, government, schools and roads.
Boehner does a balancing act
WASHINGTON On the day before Halloween, in a rare public session, House and Senate negotiators met to discuss education reform.
Murder suspect held
About a month before the five-year anniversary of Sgt. Laura E. Cecere's disappearance, her former husband sits in a Tennessee jail awaiting trial on charges that he murdered her.
Road extension to open Dec. 10
FAIRFIELD A long-waited gateway connecting Fairfield's industrial center with Interstate 75 through West Chester Township is expected to open Dec. 10
Lebanon service to honor fallen heroes, donation efforts
LEBANON A memorial service will be held Thursday evening to honor the fallen heroes of the Sept. 11 tragedy and honor the citizens who participated in the city's recent donation drive to support New York rescue workers.
School keeps Bahamas plans
HAMILTON TWP. On Sept. 10, parents of Little Miami High School students met with biology teacher Kelly Blanchard to discuss a planned study trip to the Bahamas.
Social workers on edge
COLUMBUS The death of a child-welfare agency caseworker has made her colleagues realize that they've been thinking the same thing could happen to them.
Study: Ohio has most racist groups
Ohio leads the Midwest in the number of white-supremacist groups, according to a study by a Chicago-based anti-racism group.
Budget cuts curtail halfway house expansion
COLUMBUS The state has shelved plans to expand Ohio's halfway house program by 220 beds because of budget cuts.
Campbell rechecking addresses
NEWPORT Campbell County wants to make sure the cops can find you. And the rescue squad and the fire department, too.
Auctioneer chant fades into murmur
CARROLLTON The photo on the wall at the Growers Tobacco Warehouse shows smiling workers gathered around tobacco bales three years ago, when 13.8 million pounds were sold, the best season ever.
Ky. Baptists' neutrality up for vote
MURRAY Kentucky Baptists are expected to cast votes this week that could determine whether it will remain one of the few state conventions that have stayed neutral during ongoing national battles that have dominated Southern Baptist politics.
Scaled-back Kentucky tobacco auctions begin this week
CARROLLTON The photo on the wall at the Growers Tobacco Warehouse shows smiling workers gathered around tobacco bales three years ago, when 13.8 million pounds of tobacco were sold, the best season ever.
Gas under $1 coming
Less than 1 1/2 years after flirting with $2 for a gallon of gas, the Tristate could soon be seeing the lowest average prices for the holidays in three years.
Adult escorts required at Levee|
Newport on the Levee bans kids under 16 from the new entertainment complex after 8 p.m. without an accompanying adult, making it the first Tristate shopping area to have such an explicit policy, but not the first in the nation.
| Complete Election 2001 coverage|
Charlie Luken beat Courtis Fuller to win the city's first "strong mayor" election. Click here for complete, searchable results from Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont counties and reports from the Enquirer and WCPO.
Race: Let's talk|
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