EDITORIALS FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2003
California recall: Arnold elected
California voters' resounding rejection of Democratic Gov. Gray Davis and embrace of first-time candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger left no doubt about discontent over the state's budget problems.

I-75: New Ky. exit
Developers herald the new Interstate 75 exit at Barnes Road as a gateway to prosperity in Grant County. Judging from the proposed $7.7 million retail development announced when the interchange opened Tuesday, they might be right.

Jury awards: Court sets guidelines
Sometimes, the U.S. Supreme Court speaks volumes without even issuing an opinion. That was the case Monday, when it tossed out an $80 million punitive damage award against cigarette maker Philip Morris in a suit brought by the family of an Oregon janitor who died of lung cancer.

SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
Don't know much about history
In the post-9/11 world, it's more important than ever that our young people know America's history. The buildings hit in the attacks were targeted because they represented our economic and political systems. We were attacked for being American, so we should at least know what being American means.
Hot corner: Nipping at the heels of the newsmakers

OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNIST - ABRAHAM H. MILLER
UC prof: Davis, Dems didn't address problems
Friends and relatives in Ohio and throughout the eastern half of the United States have been deluging Californians with letters, notes, e-mails and even phone calls pleading for us to vote against the recall of Gov. Gray Davis.

GUEST COLUMNIST - WILLIAM L. MALLORY SR.
Case helped expand access to county bench
The year was 1965. Lyndon Baines Johnson was president. Riots erupted in the Watts area of Los Angeles. The Voting Rights Act was passed into law.

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
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.

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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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