LOCAL NEWS FOR SUNDAY, JANUARY 11, 2004

gambling
They crave the action
Millions of Americans struggle every day with the destructive compulsion to gamble. They risk money, marriages and even their lives for a drug-like high they get from gambling.
States face big decisions on gaming's big money
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  Additional Local Headlines:
Ohio's voice in primary irrelevant?
Caucuses precede Ohio's primary
Tobacco report slams states

N E I G H B O R S
East End aims to clean up
East End residents are making it a priority this year to clean up their community as it undergoes a flurry of construction.
  Additional Neighbors Headlines:
Landslide closes River Rd. in Fairfield
New hammer gets buildings fixed
Neighbors briefs

E D U C A T I O N
Anti-drug talk,
with Silly String

Retro Bill acts silly but presents a unique and serious message on the importance of making good choices.
Retro Bill
  Additional Education Headlines:
Proficiency tests may move

G O O D   T H I N G S   H A P P E N I N G
Students ace geography bee
Winning the geography bee as a fourth-grader at Yavneh Day School, Kenwood, wasn't enough for Seth Rau.



COLUMNS

Peter Bronson: Maisonette looks toward the suburbs

DAILY TOPICS

Sunday: Cincinnati 101 - Queen City once had 3,000 speakeasies

Monday: Education Q&A - New test doesn't apply to older students

Tuesday: Inside Ohio's Capital - Lobbying firm's new senior consultant

Wednesday: Around the suburbs - Failed council candidates set sights on higher offices

Thursday: Around Northern Kentucky - Lab buyout could result in move to Boone County

Friday: Health Watch - Home-care financing starts to slow down

Saturday: Faith Matters - Grieving Companions helps those struggling with loss


ADDITIONAL LOCAL NEWS

Investigators to seek reason for reflector hurting woman
Show has boating fans dreaming of summer
Fletcher appoints 3 to state positions
Kentucky advances in cattle tracking
Covington may add 'blight' tax
Retail plan proposed for Milacron plant site
Bullet tests slow pace of I-270 inquiry
Public safety briefs
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LIVES REMEMBERED

Mary Jane Fleming, 83, longtime volunteer
'Blackie' Touris, courthouse fixture

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Great Neighborhoods
Montgomery and Sycamore Township: We showcase the people, schools, businesses and cultures that make these communities special.
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Priests and Sexual Misconduct
Eight priests in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and two priests who formerly served in the Diocese of Covington have been suspended and/or accused of misconduct in a scandal that has swept across the country.

New bridge: A $750M puzzle
In a special multimedia report, The Enquirer tells why the Brent Spence Bridge is one of the most dangerous bridges in the nation, and how replacing it will be fraught with enormous problems and costs.

Erpenbeck Investigation
The Erpenbeck Co., once one of Greater Cincinnati's biggest home builders, became the subject of giant legal tangle involving banks, title insurance companies, suppliers and home buyers.