EDITORIALS FOR TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2003
Nancy Zimpher: New UC president
When Nancy L. Zimpher is appointed president of the University of Cincinnati today, she'll take on one of the most important leadership jobs in this region. From early indicators, Zimpher understands this better than many of us and relishes the challenges and opportunities of a public urban university.

Shuttle loss: NASA/Navy study
A NASA study of the Navy's super-safe nuclear submarine program identifies reforms that might have saved the space shuttle Columbia. The joint NASA/Navy study, begun last year, isn't finished, but its progress report released last week found stark management differences, and suggests NASA could benefit from copying some Navy safety strategies.

Big Ben: The British Open
In a land of castles and green meadows that lead to the sea, a fairy tale came true this past weekend when Ohio's Ben Curtis won the British Open.
OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNIST - JOHNATHAN M. HOLIFIELD
Cincinnati needs Convergys to stay
Having read and heard many media accounts of what some are calling the "Convergys Deal," I am disappointed with the exclusive focus on the costs of the proposed investment. Make no mistake, the costs demand serious civic and political deliberation.

LETTERS
Readers' Views
Letters to the editor.
FORUM COVER FOR SUNDAY, JULY 20, 2003
Are cities at a disadvantage?
Are mega-million dollar tax breaks worth it to cities trying to keep their corporate citizens happy? Or are big businesses just big bullies who cow cities into financial capitulation with threats to leave town?
Cities face hard work trying to keep firms
Expert: Reform incentive policies
How city can cope
Greg Harris: Regionalism must be our new focus
James Orr: Convergys deal is a defining moment
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:
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How to contact your congressman
E-mail and Web page links, phone numbers and addresses for Tristate representatives.