SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
The Next Bridge
Most officials, on both sides of the Ohio River, now agree replacing the I-75 Brent Spence Bridge will be this region's No. 1 transportation project for years to come.
Special Cincinnati.Com section on Brent Spence Bridge
Cooperation on bridge can set an example for other projects
Hot corner: Nipping at the heels of the newsmakers

Let's talk: Readers respond
What could the Main Street Entertainment District offer that would make it the "must" place for you to bring out-of-town guests who come to visit you in Greater Cincinnati? Last week, we posed that question to readers as part of the Forum story on John Elkington, credited with reviving Beale Street in Memphis. Here are your responses.

EDITORIALS FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2003
Unifying force
Replacing the I-75 Brent Spence Bridge will test this region's willingness to cooperate like no other joint project before it. A new bridge alone will cost at least $500 million, and studies have only just begun on bridge options and roadway changes on both sides of the Ohio River.

Transitioning
The days of farm supports for tobacco growers look numbered, and lawmakers from Kentucky have taken the lead in trying to plow them under. Senate Republicans Mitch McConnell and Jim Bunning, with Ernie Fletcher in the House, want to rescue small farmers by ending tobacco quotas with a $13 billion buyout.

Investor protection
New York Stock Exchange Chairman Richard Grasso's resignation Wednesday over a $140 million compensation package offers another opportunity to reform the market.

OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNIST - SEN. JOHN CORNYN
If terrorists strike the White House, who is president?
More than two years after the Sept. 11 attacks, we have made many improvements to our national and homeland security, yet our system of providing for the continuity of our government in the event of a disaster remains simply inadequate. That must change.

LETTERS
Readers' Views
Letters to the editor.

CRISIS IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Survivors network: It's time to get an accounting
David Clohessy is the national director of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests). Clohessy said a priest molested him and his brothers as children, and that one of his brothers grew up to become a priest who is also a sexual abuser.

Voice of the Faithful: Seeking changes in the Church
Jim Muller, a physician who battled nuclear weapons, has turned his attention to the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He is a founder and former president of Voice of the Faithful, one of several grassroots, lay organizations formed in the wake of the clergy sex abuse in the Church.

GUEST COLUMNIST - NAN FISCHER
'Voices' hope to empower laity
One response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis, which is currently erupting in the Catholic Church in Cincinnati, has been the development of a national organization called Voice of the Faithful (VOTF). Currently there are more than 30,000 members and 181 affiliates across the United States.

ENQUIRER EDITORIAL
Speak out now
So far at least 10 former students have filed suit alleging sexual abuse at the hands of former Elder High School Principal Lawrence Strittmatter.

SPECIAL FEATURES
Music Hall Moments
We asked for your favorite memory of Music Hall to help us celebrate its 125th anniversary. Here are several installments of your letters:
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