The Cincinnati Enquirer
Monday, Oct. 25, 1999 -- Volume 4, No. 299
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CENTER FOR EDUCATION PLANNED
The Center for Holocaust Education, designed to teach elementary school students and graduate-level scholars alike about the horrors of the Nazi era, will open at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion as early as next year.
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Local Headlines for  Monday, October 25, 1999

Cincinnati's Literary Club quietly marks 150 years
        Tonight the venerable club, devoted to nurturing a community of writers, will observe its 150th anniversary.

Green light for Ft. Wash. Way
        With Sunday's opening of a portion of Fort Washington Way, the entire expressway revamp is less than a year away from final completion.

Appalachians celebrate with pride
        Years ago, Marlin Wightman didn't like to acknowledge his Appalachian background.

It's about 'Time'; last of fall premiere's tonight
        Hooray! The last of the new fall shows airs tonight, nine weeks after the first August premiere.

Alcohol-free events offer choices
        Amid concerns about drinking-related problems on campus, there's a growing student movement promoting alcohol-free socializing and peer education.

Event captures spirit of past
        UNION TOWNSHIP — Cliff Dziech understands the power of the press.

Students asked who they would kill
        FRANKLIN — A class assignment asking students whom they would like to assassinate triggered an uproar at Franklin High School.

This year's toys: Playing for keepers
        Ready, set, go!

Board hopefuls in Lebanon discuss issues
        LEBANON — Almost everything from unions to uniforms was on the minds of the nearly 60 people for Sunday's Meet the School Board Candidates forum at Berry Middle School.

CPS levy vital, say backers
        Supporters say Cincinnati Public Schools' campaign to pass a $24 million levy next month is about the survival of public education in Cincinnati.

DeWine holds hefty lead over Cordray in poll
        Incumbent U.S. Sen. Mike DeWine has a big lead over prospective challenger Richard Cordray in a statewide poll on the 2000 race.

Lakota East to present play based on diary
        LIBERTY TOWNSHIP — The Lakota East High School Theater Department will present The Diary of Anne Frank at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5-6, in the school's Liberty Theater, 6840 Lakota Lane.

Mason planners invite comments
        MASON — Russ Carter wants to see the commons at Mason High School filled to capacity Tuesday for the community dialogue sponsored by the board of education.

NHS-mom suit leaves mark
        COVINGTON — Increased awareness probably will be the most lasting legacy of a federal lawsuit settled last week between Grant County Schools and two young moms who fought to get into the National Honor Society (NHS).

Schools under construction
        Construction equipment is becoming a familiar site at Northern Kentucky school campuses as schools grapple with growing suburban populations by expanding or upgrading facilities.

Report: Ohio lax in seeking bids
        COLUMBUS — The state has awarded $2.3 billion in contracts without competitive bidding in the past year, raising questions about spending, the Columbus Dispatch reported on Sunday.

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TRISTATE DIGEST
        BROOKVILLE, Ind. — A Brookville man was killed when his John Deere farm tractor collided with a passing vehicle, the Franklin County sheriff's department said Sunday.

S P E C I A L   F E A T U R E S
EDITORIAL: Sex-ed: Who's in control?
Our editorials about sex education in Ohio schools have ignited a brush-fire that is turning up the heat on state officials. The sex-ed plan is also making national news as other states discover a disturbing link to the federal Centers for Disease Control.

FALL ARTS PREVIEW
Check our big, big list of fall concerts, art exhibits, movies, and more.

Riverfest photo gallery
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Manatees star in new Zoo exhibit
Douglas and Stoneman have no way of knowing it, but there's a lot riding on their broadly sloped shoulders. The two manatees are the unlikely stars of the new $4 million Manatee Springs exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden.
The exhibit: Manatees, crocs and more

Tristate's Goin' Fishin'
        Oceanic Adventure's Newport Aquarium is open. Check out our guide to the Tristate's newest entertainment attraction.

Tornado of '99
        Complete coverage of the April 9 tornado that claimed four lives and left hundreds homeless.

Focal Point
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