EDITORIALS FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2003
Northern Kentucky eye-opener
Northern Kentuckians who wonder if Frankfort pays attention to them should be reassured after events of last week.

Olympic committee feuding camps
Sen. John McCain's call Tuesday for Congress to swiftly reform the U.S. Olympic Committee was made with a worried eye on the countdown clock.

Gambling? Don't bet on it
Ohio legislators' latest dice-roll to legalize video slot machines at the state's racetracks has come up snakeyes.
OTHER OPINIONS
Readers' Views
Letters to the editor.
LOCAL VOICES
Local voices: Affirmative action ruling
On Monday afternoon, we asked our Local Voices panel this question: "The U.S. Supreme Court just ruled that minority applicants may be given an edge when applying for admissions to universities, but limited how much a factor race can play in the selection of students. Do you think this is a step forward or a step backward in achieving the goal of equality in our country?"
FORUM COVER FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2003
Their cheating hearts: Why did they do it?
Chicago Cubs baseball star Sammy Sosa is hitting homeruns again. After serving a seven-game suspension for using a corked bat, one of baseball's all-time good guys returned last week to boos at Cincinnati's Great American Ball Park.

Local Voices: Ranking our rank behavior
We asked our Local Voices panelists this question: On a scale of 1-10, with 10 being the worst kind of rule-breaking, how would you rank each of the following, and explain your answer.
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.