LOCAL NEWS FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2002|
Kentucky loses out on Hyundai|
Despite months of negotiations and last-minute wrangling in hopes of attracting a $1 billion Hyundai plant to Hardin County, Kentucky lost out Monday night to Alabama.
How to gripe more effectively|
Enquirer columnist Laura Pulfer says: The delivery guy in the elevator that morning said he'd like to get into the game. He pushed the button for his floor an extra time or six. He was wearing brown, but I knew which game he meant.
Area roads stack up well|
Before you complain about local potholes, consider that a new survey shows we could have it worse.
Conversations on race|
Small neighborhood groups are talking openly about race issues, in hopes of arriving at actions that will make a difference. Today, the conversation from Symmes Township.
SAMPLES: Easter Dogs
FORT THOMAS Peeps aren't just for decapitating, smooshing and throwing at little brothers, you know. The marshmallow Easter treats also can be plopped on the heads of unsuspecting dogs.
HOWARD: Some Good News
NAEIR rhymes with share. And that is what the National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources does for schools and charities all over the country.
Cincinnati youth to partake in racial diversity rally
The real-life inspirations for the Hollywood hit Remember the Titans will help lead the racial diversity youth rally planned this month for Cincinnati.
Funerals arranged for three in crash
ROSS TOWNSHIP As investigators continued to probe the cause of Saturday's triple-fatal crash on U.S. 27, funeral arrangements were made for its victims.
Lebanon looks to the past
LEBANON In the middle of Ohio's second-fastest-growing county lies a timeless and colorful city known for its Applefest, antiques shops, quilt shows and the Golden Lamb Inn.
Profiling resolution talks go on
Negotiators worked until 3 a.m. today but still didn't have a deal to settle the racial profiling lawsuit against the city. They promised to return to the federal courthouse at 9 a.m. today.
Pyramid Hill offers concerts, kids' programs
HAMILTON The Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum has its own opening day today, with a jam-packed schedule lined up for its sixth season.
Trash turned into mascot
DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP Kings High School students dug through trash in the name of art and school spirit, and came up with materials for a sculpture of the school mascot.
Two indicted in printer cartridge theft
LEBANON Two men have been indicted by a Warren County grand jury on felony charges in connection with the theft of $2,500 worth of computer printer cartridges from a Middletown Meijer store in January.
Warren leaders want consensus
LEBANON Warren County commissioners have summoned the leaders of the county's school districts, cities, villages and townships to hear the commissioners' views on Middletown Regional Hospital's proposed move into the county.
Observer: Cincinnati is a hidden treasure
Despite a widespread boycott, a racial profiling lawsuit and last year's riots, Cincinnati still rates as one of the 10 most underrated cities in America.
Tristate A.M. Report
An Anderson Township couple was indicted Monday on charges of pandering obscenity.
Officer fired for leaving scene of accident
REGIONAL / STATE HEADLINES |
DAYTON A police officer convicted earlier this year of assaulting a restaurant owner has been fired for leaving the scene of an accident last year, the Dayton police chief said.
Ohio gives none to anti-smoking effort
OLYMPIA, Wash. Less than four years ago, Washington state's attorney general helped win billions of dollars from the tobacco industry for 46 states money she saw as a bonanza for smoking-prevention programs and other health measures.
Suspect's trial begins in $1 death
HAMILTON The first of two suspects in a death-penalty case is set to go to trial before a three-judge panel in Butler County today.
100-year-old poem of Kentucky heard around the world
LEXINGTON 'Tis the poem heard 'round the world.
Burlington Pro closing after more than 60 years
BURLINGTON A 60-year icon on this small and quickly growing town's landscape is closing, making way for the new as the county seat of one of the fastest-growing counties in Kentucky.
County readies reinstatement welfare rules
Hamilton County commissioners are expected Wednesday to approve new rules for people who want to be reinstated to the welfare rolls.
Court passes on free speech case
WASHINGTON Leaders of a Kentucky community college lost a free speech case that asked the Supreme Court if a college instructor had a constitutional right to use racial slurs in class as part of a discussion of hurtful communication.
GOP contenders act cordially
FRANKFORT U.S. Rep. Ernie Fletcher and state Rep. Steve Nunn reached a tentative agreement Monday to conduct a civil primary if they both pursue the GOP nomination for governor next year.
High Court turns down payday lending customers' case
WASHINGTON The Supreme Court passed up a chance Monday to review a case that asked about recourse for America's working class poor who want to sue payday lenders.
House ready to pass Ky. budget
FRANKFORT The House and Senate went their separate ways on the budget Monday, leaving little likelihood of a resolution before the session ends on April 15.
Miners win black lung legislation
FRANKFORT Legislation to make it easier for coal miners to win claims for black lung disease, but which emphasizes education and retraining instead of cash payments, won final passage Monday.
LEXINGTON The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has upheld the conviction of a Knott County man for conspiring to buy votes in the May 1998 primary election.
Lemmie believes in openness|
Valerie Lemmie, who starts work as city manager Tuesday, believes in openness: an open, transparent city government and opening her arms to hug city employees.
Sermons focus on past year|
Resurrection. Life anew. After a year of racial conflict, church scandal, boycotts, and terrorist attacks, that theme has special resonance.
Judge: Profiling settlement near|
A judge mediating the final days of settlement talks in the racial profiling lawsuit against the city of Cincinnati said an agreement will be reached Monday.
Mideast violence hits home|
The Mideast conflict is on Tristaters' radar screens not just because of this week's escalation of violence, but because Sept. 11 proved this centuries-old dispute is everyone's problem.