EDITORIALS FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2003
Highest-tax county
We can't say we haven't been warned again. Auditor Dusty Rhodes' annual financial report to the citizens lays it out in the most lucid terms yet.

Big reality check
Almost 15 years after a lawsuit forced sweeping changes and unprecedented funding in Kentucky public education, the same group is suing again for more money.

Keep watching him
Raymond Tanner decapitated his wife on Valentines Day in 1990. The Fairfield meat cutter claimed he was out of his mind at the time.

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.
OTHER OPINIONS
LETTERS
No East Side conspiracy in Tall Stacks parade route


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:
SOUND OFF
How to contact your congressman
E-mail and Web page links, phone numbers and addresses for Tristate representatives.