Wednesday, April 30, 2003 -- Volume 7, No. 120
S P E C I A L   R E P O R T:   C P S
Budgets let schools crumble
Cincinnati Public Schools are a collection of crumbling buildings long past their prime. Whether Cincinnati taxpayers will spend nearly $1 billion to renovate or build new schools is another question.
School built in 1876 near the end of its life
Tiny gym leaves team always the visitors
Old electrical systems stretched to capacity
Cramped quarters, crowded buildings
Wanted: a little grass, more room to play
Parents worry about lead paint in schools

Final piece of puzzle is within grasp
Bobby Frankel began training horses in 1966 to fund a gambling habit he had at New York tracks. Now he's on the brink of his first Derby win.

Police want out of accord
Cincinnati's police union wants out of the collaborative agreement on police reform, citing an attorney suing them and a judge the union thinks is biased.
Agreement's yield: Contention
Settlements at a glance

img Myth of the julep
For more than a century, the sweet cocktail of mint and bourbon has been the celebrated drink of the most famous horse race.
Making perfect mint julep a sure thing

Friant tackles illness head on
After shedding 65 pounds, dumping a two-pack-a-day cigarette habit and reacquainting himself with exercise, Madeira resident Richie Friant embraced a life he'd never imagined.

Rockies 10, Reds 5
Coors Field is a place where mediocre stuff and a little bad luck can turn into one very rough night. Chris Reitsma found out just how rough Tuesday in a 10-5 loss to the Rockies.

Fiorini auditors stumped
The state of Ohio's civil fraud case against promissory note peddler George Fiorini could end next month with his agreement never to sell securities again.

Complete local news report

Drop gun suit, city advised
Morgue photos letter revealed
Football Classic lacking stadium
Bank One releases condo liens
Gays win expanded rights coverage

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Complete sports report

Larkin still feeling pain
Football Classic lacking stadium
Cyclones whip Bullies
Boys tennis honor roll
High school sports page

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Complete editorials report

Ohio budget: 'Temporary' confusion
Wall Street: Fraudulent behavior
Next Level: Liquor license
Kentucky needs simple auto plates
Music Hall memories
Readers' Views

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Complete business report

Broadwing name returns to roots
Game Day makes gains handing off to UC team
Scripps plans to cultivate shoppers
Business digest
Morning memo

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Complete tempo report

Expert counters terrorism
'Jitney' compelling mix of personalities, dialogue
Humans don't transmit West Nile virus
Body and Mind
Get to it!

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