The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, March 29, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 88
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INMATE'S HUSBAND SEES BIRTH
        With a little help from the ACLU, Ohio Gov. Bob Taft, prison officials and the gas pedal of his 1997 Dodge Neon, Sean Turner got to see his imprisoned wife give birth to their first child early Sunday.
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Local Headlines for  Monday, March 29, 1999

Cliff Radel column
Don't let a friend get loved to death
        Chris loved Jill. Jill loved Chris. They worked together at a McDonald's in Fairfield. Chris carved Jill's name in his chest. So she would always be with him.

Supporters to rally for adoptive parents

        The rally at Court Avenue and Third Street follows two weekend visits with Justin by his biological parents at the Asente home.

CPS peer-training threatened by cuts
        Despite rave reviews from the Ohio governor's office, the Ohio Department of Education and national education groups, Cincinnati Public Schools is considering reducing its union-sponsored teacher training and assessment programs.

Hughes to lose guidance team
        For tips about what classes to take, information on college admissions and advice on boyfriend troubles, 17-year-old senior Geneva Stiles goes to one place — her school's guidance counselors' office.

17 homeless in $400,000 fire
        If fire breaks out, call 911. Then get out. Don't battle it yourself. That's the lesson from a fire that swept through a Mount Auburn apartment building late Saturday, causing $400,000 in damage and injuring one firefighter.

Robertson reports $500,000 missing in real-estate deal
        INDIANAPOLIS — Federal authorities are seeking records of a $4.6 million real estate deal after the project's leader — Cincinnati basketball legend Oscar Robertson — raised questions about his partners.

Tanya Albert column
After five-plus decades, bus driver waves goodbye
        Metro bus riders say goodbye to a legend this week. For more than a half-century, Sam Hornsby has climbed behind a large bus steering wheel, opened the doors to let passengers on and driven them to their destination.

John Kiesewetter column
Craig Kilborn poised for 'Late Late' shot
        Craig Kilborn always fashioned himself as a Letterman kind of guy.

Social Security fix is Bunning priority
        WASHINGTON — Despite his freshman status, Sen. Jim Bunning, R-Ky., fully intends to be a major player in this year's Social Security debate.

Crane operator has 'helicopter' view
        Twenty-nine years ago, Rocky Shamblin grabbed a joy stick and helped hoist to completion a snazzy new state-of-the-sport Riverfront Stadium.

Church makes job hunt easy
        LOCKLAND — With the help of a Cincinnati-based placement agency, Bishop Donald Sorrells is teaching people to fish.

Cleveland festival awards cash prizes for short films
        CLEVELAND — The Cleveland International Film Festival closed its 10-day run Sunday after handing out cash prizes to an array of short films submitted by filmmakers from across the country.

Kentucky history has new home
        Northern Kentucky historians and history buffs are pleased by the imminent opening of the Kentucky History Center in Frankfort.

Libraries celebrate past, look to future
        As two Northern Kentucky library systems prepare to celebrate anniversaries during National Library Week, both are considering new buildings to meet future needs.

Middletown to get new office building
        MIDDLETOWN — It could be the start of something big downtown.

Native American heritage celebrated
        OREGONIA — American Indian storytellers celebrated the annual reopening of Fort Ancient State Memorial on Saturday with tales of their elders.

Rebuilt intersection to get signal
        MASON — Work to upgrade the intersection of Columbia and Western Row roads near Paramount's Kings Island is to finish in June, officials said.

TRISTATE DIGEST
        HAMILTON — Kelly Newton said she called out to her baby, “Hi Boo Man, let's get up,” and tickled the top of his head Saturday morning.

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