EDITORIALS FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 2003
Expand capacity
Thursday's blackout, largest in U.S. history, shockingly exposed that our electric power grids have not been secured and upgraded to the degree needed in a post 9-11 world.

Pulling together
One heartening surprise from Thursday's massive blackout was that it did not unleash crime sprees in New York, Cleveland, Detroit and other big U.S. cities that went dark. Police in Ottawa, Canada's capital city, did report serious looting.

Erasers needed
Scribble Jam 2003 sounded like a fun time, until it came time to clean up.


ENQUIRER COLUMNIST - DAVID WELLS
Catch of the day
Three guys went fishing last weekend and got lost. Their boat grounded on an unfamiliar shore and they got out to look around.

OTHER OPINIONS
LETTERS
Readers' Views
Letters to the editor.

SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
Homeless in Cincinnati
A federal court will decide Monday if the City of Cincinnati can legally remove homeless people from under two bridges, and will also say if two recently enacted anti-panhandling ordinances are constitutional.

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.