EDITORIALS FOR SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2003
Old problems, new warnings
The special Congressional report on intelligence failures connected to the 9-11 attacks forcefully drives home two points: Better communication between our intelligence services might have thwarted the attacks; and there are still thousands of terrorists out there plotting new attacks.

Clinton backs Bush
Democrats trying to fan the flames over President Bush's now-infamous "16 Words" on Iraq's nuclear ambitions were doused with cold water this week from an unlikely source - former president Bill Clinton.

Henry can spread the word
Kentucky Lt. Gov. Steve Henry announced Wednesday he has prostate cancer. The day before having surgery to remove the tumor, he stood in front of reporters in Frankfort and talked about his disease.
OTHER OPINIONS
Democrats' challenge: Get past the pessimism
WASHINGTON - By design or circumstance, the Democrats are in danger of becoming the pessimistic party, counting primarily on bad news to fuel their case against President Bush's re-election in 2004.

LETTERS
Readers' Views
Letters to the editor.
FORUM COVER FOR SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2003
Building brighter kids: Cincinnati's call to action
Suppose people in Greater Cincinnati decided to worry more about preschoolers than potholes. Suppose we were as passionate to build kids' brains as we are to build sports teams? What if we all vowed that every child here would start school healthy and ready to learn?
Helping kids get ready to grow
An 'angel' teaches mom to raise son
Support system key to child's success
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.