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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.

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Small-town mayors show Democrats can win here, too
Long-lost 'Miracle' is part of city's on-air heritage
62 years ago, young family barely escaped Japanese

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42-year tale ends happily ever after
West Hi at 75: Still a major player - Alumni have great fondness as current students strive

A U G U S T   2 0 0 3
At least one Cincinnatian still spells summer R-E-D-S - The sound on the TV off, and Marty and Joe on the radio
On the auction block: a lost Cincinnati
Shoppers feel at home in their market - Pleasant Ridge community looks after its own
Good summer on bike trail

J U L Y   2 0 0 3
Ding-dong! Kids calling - Raffle money is raised door-to-door
Summer's about being carefree - Best memories are from just plain fun
Summer's about being carefree - Best memories are from just plain fun
Pen pals finally meet
Summer Tour hits West End - West End more than what makes the news
Locked exhibit leaves Peace Bell tourists glum - Newport: 'Open by appointment'

J U N E   2 0 0 3
City kids find fun in chores - Teens spend summer on farm caring for animals
'The Ice Cream Lady' a treat
Memorial's their own labor of love
Volunteer's hard work has sequel after sequel
Volunteer's hard work has sequel after sequel

M A Y   2 0 0 3
Chasing the last remnants of winter
Life under the city - Subway legend has never left the station
Self-effacing mulch man works hard, wastes nothing

A P R I L   2 0 0 3
City needs to revive spirit of 1853 - 150 years ago, Cincinnati had the means, motive and opportunity for greatness
Priest vows to preserve tradition of steps on Good Friday - quietly

M A R C H   2 0 0 3
Great day for a parade - Opening Day warms the city's soul
Pass the mustard
An outside shot - Big moment ends season of bad break

F E B R U A R Y   2 0 0 3
New ballpark pity parties - Real fans of the Reds don't whine
Signs of spring -
Can you hear me yet? - County's new radio system is lagging
A matter of words - Language has its own kind of power
Music lovers plan Kings Records tribute
'Duct and cover' - Terrorists are no match for our tape
Morgan trumps Marge - Eating crow off Reds' new home plates
Mistakes weren't repeated after fatal shooting
Mourning Columbia - Public displays of grief can cross the line
Evil wins when we don't talk
Mail call - On weather, Pete Rose and cold ducks

J A N U A R Y   2 0 0 3
Of baseball transitions - Photos pay tribute to dad's works
I'm getting used to the white stuff
Gambling Addict? - Memo to Selig: Get help for Pete
City needs "now wait a minute" rule
New career begins - Disabled grad: 'I'm blessed'
Northside crusader - Reclaiming a neighborhood from dealers
Queen City Pride - Message to hoods and City Hall
Get it together - Cincinnati needs rhythm or it's just jive
Second job was what he wanted

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