TEMPO STORIES FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2003
T A L L   S T A C K S
Tall Stacks gives push to ailing hotel business
Tall Stacks not only will bring a world-class musical lineup and arts events to Cincinnati's shore. Hotels also are counting on the five-day festival as the most important tourist draw this year.
Bell magicians do it again
McCoury Band bluegrass masters
Copter takes the high tour
Latin flavor spices up the night
Of white gloves and shady characters
Music doesn't end when festival closes
Underground Railroad alive at Sawyer Town
Admission a bargain, but extras do add up
Running low on cash? Check deals
Daily schedule
What you can do, see elsewhere around town
Party Scene
Volunteer's journey to past
Water taxi is scenic route to Tall Stacks
Don't ridicule reticule's lineage
More Tall Stacks coverage

Scuba lovers add water and mix
If people who head south for the winter are called snowbirds, what do you call people who leave chilly Cincinnati to "swim with the fishes?" United States filled with great diving spots

Mission work gets 'in your blood'
Everyone has a story: This week, Angela Henry, who learned to love the poorest of Haiti, and also discovered how lucky she is.

Best of the Bats: Sculpture takes stance
Jon Hand spends most of his time making rocks. And trees, cliffs, mountains and, now and then, a waterfall.
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Holiday Craft Shows & Bazaars
Our guide to holiday craft shows and bazaars in Hamilton, Butler, Warren, Clermont, Brown, Adams, Kenton, Campbell, Boone and Dearborn counties, from schools, churches, neighborhoods and charitable organizations throughout the Tristate.
Craft shows in the spotlight

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Fellowship of 'Ring' makes a 'Return'
When the curtain goes up on The Return of the King Friday, it will mark both an end and a beginning.
Mark O'Connor combines classical, fiddle music
Among the acts appearing in Cincinnati during Tall Stacks weekend, one musician is a common denominator.
Book nominees have never won
Patience has been rewarded by National Book Award judges.
50 Cent earns hip-hop respect
MIAMI - Rapper 50 Cent won three major awards, including album of the year, and Nelly and Lil' Kim also took home trophies at the Source Hip-Hop Music Awards.
'Early Show' anchor records video diary of cancer ordeal
Rene Syler, an anchor on CBS News' The Early Show, knows better than many people about the dangers of breast cancer.
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Lil' Romeo brings his act to Nick
When Lil' Romeo and his father, Master P, decided they'd make a TV show, they had little doubt about which network they wanted it on.

Best of the Bats: Sculpture takes stance
Jon Hand spends most of his time making rocks. And trees, cliffs, mountains and, now and then, a waterfall..

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SPECIAL
Jewel of art, architecture repolished
The Taft Museum of Art is at the height of a $19 million makeover which will double the size of the museum, clean up centuries of grime and fix a few decorating disasters.
How the house changed

Fall festival guide
It's time to celebrate apples, pumpkins, all things German and much, much more. Here's out list through November.

Roller coaster craze never-ending cycle
Nowhere in the country is the roller coaster craze bigger than in the Tristate, with 72 coasters within a four-hour drive. Columnist Jim Knippenberg reports on his tour of 46 coasters at six amusement parks in six days.
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Tour diary: 46 coasters, 3 states, 6 days
Map & information about the coaster parks

Readers share memories of flight
In honor of the 100th anniversary of flight, we asked readers to share their own memories of flying. Hundreds of folks did. Here are some of our favorites.
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Fit City: Get up off the couch
Tristaters are overweight and out of shape, a survey shows. To change Fat City to Fit City, the Enquirer is beginning a year-long project to get you going on your own fitness program.

Technology news
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.

Music lovers toast Cammy winners
A sold-out crowd of more than 1,110 local music lovers packed Jillian's for the seventh annual Enquirer Pop Music Awards (the Cammys). See who won.

Women of the Year
The Enquirer honors 10 Tristaters for their service to their community. The newspaper has recognized women of distinction annually since 1968.

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