C L I F F   R A D E L   •   M E T R O

Cliff Radel is a local news columnist for The Cincinnati Enquirer. Since taking that job in 1995, he has been named best columnist by the Cleveland Press Club and the Associated Press of Ohio, as well as the Gannett newspaper chain.

He is the author of two books, the first edition of Cincinnati Moments, a Celebration of Photographs from The Cincinnati Enquirer (1999) and the Big Red Machine Edition of Cincinnati Moments (2000). In a previous life, he was The Enquirer's popular-music critic for 19 seasons.

A native West Sider, he has deep Cincinnati roots. His Irish ancestors helped settle Westwood, worked on Union Terminal and joined his hard-headed German ancestors who put in a good day's work and never put on airs.

A graduate of the University of Cincinnati, he received a bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's in social psychology and has completed course work for a Ph.D. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune and The Washington Post. He lives on the west side of town with his wife, Debbie.

E-mail: cradel@enquirer.com, phone: (513) 768-8379, fax: (513) 768-8340, mail: Cliff Radel, Columnist, The Cincinnati Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.

D E C E M B E R   2 0 0 1
Ban the Klan Dec 19
Mailman looks out for route Dec 17
Sing out in spirit of rejoicing Dec 14
On the line Dec 5

N O V E M B E R   2 0 0 1
Rare gifts Nov 22
Turkey Bowl Nov 21
Bengals a tenant, not owner Nov 19
Morrow teen-ager sews her patriotism Nov 16
Forward, march Nov 14
Strong mayor Nov 9
Goodbye kiss Nov 7
Voting is sign of patriotism Nov 5
'King' has 50 years of ribbing Nov 1

O C T O B E R   2 0 0 1
Yummy treats Oct 31
Fuller would be king Oct 29
Police report Oct 26
Gift of love Oct 24
Don't let fear mar Halloween Oct 22
Complacency Oct 19
He knows meaning of 'neighbor' Oct 15
Minister's message enduress Oct 12
Anger rooted in U.S. policies Oct 1

S E P T E M B E R   2 0 0 1
Roach looks forward to resuming life Sep 29
Mass stupidity Sep 28
Riot recovery Sep 17
Tristate sprouts flying flags Sep 13
Yes, Dear Sep 6
Order local mustard for ballpark Sep 3

A U G U S T   2 0 0 1
Anguished mother determined to find son's killer Aug 31
Tarbell draws line on graffiti Aug 29
Strong feelings for heroes Aug 27
Two heroes get too little due Aug 24
40-year employee has a real thing for collectibles Aug 22
Telemarketer's call sells man on warning Aug 20
The spirit of Findlay lives on Aug 17
Repaying debt long overdue Aug 15
Homegrown corn revives the soul Aug 13
A tale of heroism - and faith Aug 8

J U L Y   2 0 0 1
Fighting firing July 27
Seven Mile left out in the cold July 23
Boycott deserves boycott July 20
Real unity must begin with us July 18
2012 Olympics July 13
High court case July 11
Hey, kids: It's a sport for life! July 6
First kiss not usual romance July 4

J U N E   2 0 0 1
Panel can't risk more delay Jun. 15
Precious cargo Jun. 13
Interstate 75 Jun. 8
Beating odds Jun. 6
How to spend tax refund in one place Jun. 4
Film's fictions startle true heroes Jun. 1

M A Y   2 0 0 1
A true taste May 30
Honor vets, skip the movie May 28
Arts Center May 25
Legion waits May 23
Downtown volunteers disband May 21
Happy road May 18
Shooting burns questions in brain May 17
Sunny days should lift our spirits May 14
Lynch protests May 11
Mason turmoil May 9
A call for change May 8
Dueling slogans May 4
Walking to work May 2

A P R I L   2 0 0 1
Former visitors now fear city trip Apr. 30
After the riots Apr. 27
Why did he run? Apr. 16
The riots Apr. 13
Flag Town, USA Apr. 6
Painful case Apr. 4
F-16's steal show from pigeons Apr. 3
No rest before this parade Apr. 2

M A R C H   2 0 0 1
The arena we love to hate Mar. 26
Take action Mar. 23
Profiling suit Mar. 21
Not just MJ Mar. 16
River town Mar. 14
Jammy Day Mar. 12
Another fine mess Mar. 9
Home is where the bias starts Mar. 7
Light rail Mar. 2

F E B R U A R Y   2 0 0 1
Oh say, can you see? Feb. 28
Public has lost faith in tax levies Feb. 26
Sky-high fares Feb. 23
Can't find a darned barn in the county Feb. 21
Civilians at controls scary idea Feb. 19
Freeman Field Mutiny made us all free Feb. 16
A new wrinkle Feb. 12
UC mansion Feb. 9
State quarters Feb. 7
Readers sound off Feb. 5

Police shooting Feb. 2

J A N U A R Y   2 0 0 1
No longer business as usual on Harrison Ave. Jan. 29
PB Stadium Jan. 24
Your chance to gripe about FWW Jan. 22
Art matters Jan. 19
Documentary in the making Jan. 17
Race relations Jan. 12
Our fountain will be freed in spring Jan. 10

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