TEMPO STORIES FOR THURSDAY, MARCH 18, 2004
Welcome to the world
After a long effort, a Landen couple are first-time parents who know the anxiety and joy that accompany the birth of a child, in our Moments of Life series.
Photo gallery: First baby

Humana takes risks
The grass is tall and dry and wild and crowds the stage of Actors Theatre of Louisville's Pamela Brown Theatre.
What's happening at the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra this week.

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.
TV Best Bets
REVIEW
Vogler Quartet plays with precision
The city of Berlin seems to be nurturing world-class chamber music ensembles.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Kaufman enhances spotless reputation
Jim Carrey only needed to hear three words to know he wanted to act in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind - and they weren't "20 million dollars."
Disgruntled Rose can't stop greatest hits album
A federal judge has rejected a bid by Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose and two of the band's former members to block Geffen Records from releasing a greatest hits compilation next week.
Top 10

The Early Word: Jump on your weekend
HEALTH & FITNESS
Drug reduces loss of knee cartilage
A study led by Indiana University scientists found that a common antibiotic appears to reduce cartilage loss and pain in women whose knees show early signs of the crippling effects of osteoarthritis.
PEOPLE
Love admonished by judge
Rock star Courtney Love showed up two hours late Tuesday for a hearing on drug charges in Beverly Hills, Calif., and was scolded by the judge after talking out of turn in court.
Presley clarifies Jackson comments
Lisa Marie Presley clarified her remarks in an Australian TV interview, saying in a statement Wednesday that she never saw her ex-husband, Michael Jackson, engage in inappropriate behavior with kids.
Florida drops porn charges against R. Kelly
Prosecutors in Bartow, Fla., dropped all child pornography charges against R. Kelly after a judge ruled that photos allegedly showing the singer having sex with an underage girl were illegally seized.
Birthdays
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Get real advice from a regular guy
Answers to your burning questions about relationships, getting ahead, life's little mysteries and the world in general - introducing "Dear Doug."

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SPECIAL
Special section: Legacy of the Popes
Saturday, Saint Peter and the Vatican: The Legacy of the Popes opens at Cincinnati Museum Center with 350 works from the Holy See.

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Suffering children, desperate parents
Thousands of parents with severely ill children face decisions most of us cannot imagine, as cash-strapped states are slashing Medicaid and cutting off families who desperately need help. This series examines those extreme choices and the families who are making them.

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

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.
ONLINE EXTRA: More responses not included in print edition

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

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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