Tuesday, October 14, 2003

Around the Commonwealth

Program focuses on business health care

ERLANGER - More than 100 business leaders are expected to take part today in a program addressing how to reduce employers' health care costs.

"Sustaining A Competitive Advantage Through An Active Health Investment Strategy"also looks at how to improve productivity and retention by strategically investing in the health of employees.

The program will be from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. today at NKU METS Center, 3861 Olympic Blvd. in Erlanger.

Newport offers home tour for Tall Stacks

NEWPORT - This weekend's East Row Historic Homes Tour, the official home tour for the Tall Stacks festival, features 12 homes.

Tours will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in Newport's East Row Historic District. Tickets are $20 per person, or $18 for Tall Stacks pinholders and groups of 10 or more.

Tickets can be purchased at the George Wiedemann Jr. Mansion, 401 Park Ave., from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.

MainStrasse offers weekend events

COVINGTON - Tall Stacks visitors can check out MainStrasse Village's Harvest celebration this weekend.

The Saturdayand Sunday celebration features food, crafts and flowers.

Also, the first MainStrasse Village Home/Garden Tour will be from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $10, and children under 12 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the Goose Girl Fountain at Sixth and Main streets.

Information: (859) 491-0458 or go to www.mainstrasse.org.

Two-vehicle crash kills Tennessee man

BROOKSVILLE - A Tennessee man was killed in a two-vehicle crash early Monday, according to Kentucky State Police.

Police said Bobby L. Ivory, 48, of Memphis, Tenn., was traveling on Ky. 9 in Bracken County when his tractor-trailer crossed the center line and collided with a truck, driven by William T. Donovan, 54, of Ewing, Ky. Ivory was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Three settle with diocese
Fairfax can't raise money to buy flood-prone homes
'Miracle child' returns to school
Fire union awaits action on fired chaplain

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Howard: Good Things Happening
Korte: Hypocrisy abounds when council votes

Mideast solutions explored
CPS approves designs for Withrow, Millvale
Madeira school remembers principal
United Way recruits women
Revised condo design gets OK
Forum puts boycott front and center

School, hospital ready to team up
Monroe sloppy with money
Regional Report
In The Schools

UC's Anthony Grasha a top psychologist
Orville Morgan, church founder

Bioterror bill alters access
Court asked to consider drunken driving evidence
Ohio Moments: Tireless researcher made history with book

Plucky kids get ready for first strings concert
Officials: Dog thieves likely not in ring
Lewis and Clark papers displayed
Boys & Girls clubs get $100K
Around the Commonwealth
Patton orders fiscal review