EDITORIALS FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 2003
A human investment
A Senate proposal to add $140 million in its two-year budget plan to help the state's poor and elderly is a worthy investment in human capital, despite the state's predicted $4 billion budget shortfall.

Another cheating athlete
Even though the Reds beat the Yankees in front of a huge crowd Tuesday in Cincinnati, the biggest news in sports that night came from Chicago.

Don't erode freedoms
The controversy that Chinese performance artist Zhang Huan generated at the Contemporary Arts Center here Saturday, with a work that partly involved his standing on an American flag, reflects a continuing, emotionally charged debate over how we treat that national symbol.
OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNIST - BARBARA GLUECK
Peace 'road map' offers new hope
For several years now I've received an invitation to The Livingston Awards, a prize for journalistic excellence that is given annually to deserving young reporters.

Readers' Views
Letters to the editor.
LOCAL VOICES
Memory helps sustain father's legacy
Last weekend my mom, my brothers, my sisters, and I got together to start settling my dad's estate. Not something I had looked forward to, or wanted to do, but something that needed to be done.
FORUM COVER FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 1, 2003
The color and image of money
In the days leading up to the U.S.-led invasion in March, deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein defiantly scorned the American leadership. But even as Saddam prepared for battle, his son Qusay was busy investing in the quintessential American product: Cash.

SPECIAL FEATURES
Music Hall Moments
We asked for your favorite memory of Music Hall to help us celebrate its 125th anniversary. Here are several installments of your letters:
SOUND OFF
How to contact your congressman
E-mail and Web page links, phone numbers and addresses for Tristate representatives.