TEMPO STORIES FOR MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2002
Scandal in the Catholic Church
        In 1984, the Rev. Gilbert Gauthe, who served churches in the Diocese of Lafayette, La., became the test case of a serial pedophile behind a Roman collar. Ray Mouton was hired as his defense attorney.
Tristate priest admits abuse

'Blue's Clues' puts on new host, new shirts
        Steve Burns is hanging up his green-striped rugby shirt on Blue's Clues today — and so could many of his young fans.

Home is full of comforts for creatures
        The sightings began around Thanksgiving. My wife of 15 years, Pam, would come in the door, quickly grab some dog food or leftovers and rush a mile from our Fort Thomas home to where U.S. 27 and Interstate 471 intersect.

Here's your chance to tell Mom the truth
        Between now and Mother's Day, we're going to be inundated with gift ideas. Tempo is offering readers a priceless opportunity: To tell the truth.

Get to it
        A guide to help you make your day.

ASK A STUPID QUESTION
Other birds not wise to billboard owl
        Question: “There is a billboard (in Colerain Township) with what appears to be an owl on the top of it. After watching it for 20 minutes, it seemed to move its head; however, as I have passed this billboard every week for a couple of months, the owl is still there and never moved. I presume it is a decoy. Why?”

FITNESS
Chicken and oatmeal do a body good
        Question: The past few weeks you have repeatedly mentioned foods such as chicken and oatmeal. Do you ever eat anything else?

Fit Bits
        Fat facts: The identification of a protein that helps the body overcome leptin resistance could lead to the development of drug therapies for obesity, say researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Water: Marathoners' fuel of choice
        Drinking water before and during a marathon is serious business. What you know about water consumption can improve your race performance or keep you from the finish line.

ENTERTAINMENT
Clarinetist jazzes up Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
        There was a moment near the end of the Copland Clarinet Concerto on Sunday, when clarinetist David Shifrin's playing with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra turned into a swinging jam session. That led into the final, heart-stopping smear by Mr. Shifrin, an exhilarating finish to a thrilling performance.

Plus One's act slips in the rain
        It can be enough of a chore to endure the contrived stylings of a boy band performing live. And, as proven Saturday, it's no easier a task with rain falling.

'Scorpion' still rules box office
        The Scorpion King ruled the box office for a second straight weekend with $17.6 million, but its reign is about to end with the arrival of another hero that's part man, part bug.

Sony produces own summer blockbuster lineup of movies
        LOS ANGELES — Sony Pictures is spinning a commanding box-office web this summer, with a lineup anchored by that blockbuster-in-the-making, Spider-Man, and sequels to Men in Black and Stuart Little.

FROM THE WIRE
Cod stands in for sunken sub
        CLEVELAND — A World War II submarine docked in Lake Erie is starring in a National Geographic documentary about a sub that sank nearly 63 years ago.

Conference focuses on arts-based economies in Appalachia
        RALEIGH, N.C. — In Buncombe County, visitors pay hundreds of dollars to work in someone else's herb garden, cook in someone else's kitchen and then eat a seven-course meal. In Yancey County, methane gas from a former landfill fuels potters' kilns and glassblowers' furnaces.

Ohio woman says she's in love with serial killer
        HOUSTON — A 50-year-old Ohio woman says she is not a “flake” because she fell in love with convicted rail-riding serial killer Angel Maturino Resendiz.
SPECIAL
Summer camp guide
The Enquirer's annual guide to summer camps for kids is a where-to list for sports, arts, academics, nature and more. And it's only available online.

Cammys show honors city, musical heritage
        The best musicians in Cincinnati played for each other, honored each other, complimented each other and exchanged hugs at the sixth annual Cammy Awards Sunday at Jillian's.
List of Cammy winners

Women of the Year
        We celebrate the work of 10 women who have made Greater Cincinnati a better place.

O N   T H E   S A M E   P A G E
Cincinnati's assignment: Ernest J. Gaines
        Ernest J. Gaines, author of A Lesson Before Dying thinks we, that is, blacks and whites, have more in common than we have differences.
More about the author and his writing

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