LOCAL NEWS FOR SUNDAY, MARCH 21, 2004

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Troubled minds, chaotic care
SPECIAL REPORT: Mentally ill children in Ohio are abused by the system: Care is hard to find, often wretched, and so costly some parents give up their kids to get government help.

  Additional Local Headlines:
Activist finds change overdue
Parents give up kids as last resort
Photo gallery of one child


Blind swimmer
N E I G H B O R S
Blind swimmer disdains 'limits'
The next time you find yourself lacking the motivation to exercise, consider Price Hill's "Kitty" Hevener.
  Additional Neighbors Headlines:
Catholics celebrate Deerfield church
District staggers its hours
Mt. Healthy bus service to resume


E D U C A T I O N
School rising
to challenge

No Child Left Behind expects all children to be proficient in reading and math for their grade levels by 2014.
German Shepherd helps teach class
  Additional Education Headlines:
German Shepherd helps teach class
Senate asks for scrutiny of CATS
Online school offers students alternative


G O O D   T H I N G S   H A P P E N I N G
Champions for Children
Two local educators and child advocates will share the 2004 4C Champions for Children awards with Madcap Productions Puppet Theatre founder Jerry Handorf.



COLUMNS

Peter Bronson: Go ahead, make Si's day

TRISTATE TOPICS

Cincinnati 101 - Jazz trio brings upbeat memories to nursing homes

Faith Matters - 100 volunteers make sure all enjoy Passover meals

Around Northern Kentucky - Redrawn district gives Democrat the advantage

Around the suburbs - When he's not suing them, Chesley is suing for them

Education Q&A - Music teachers campaign to restore singing in school

Inside Ohio's Capital - Kucinich loses Ohio big, and he's no Howard Dean


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MORE LOCAL NEWS

UC Heart Center changes its name
Alleged shooter back in Ohio
Shootings caught many in publicity web
Protesters criticize war in Iraq
4,000 attend Catholic seminar
Historical sites brace for still-tighter times
Tank catches fire, forcing evacuation
Suspect arrested in fatal shooting

KENTUCKY NEWS

Son's help gets mixed reviews
Ousted group finds place to worship
Sinister G overcomes smooth track to win Lane's End race
She died before she knew she'd won the blue ribbon
War boosts Guard recruits

LIVES REMEMBERED

John Kems won awards as builder of homes
Carpenter, father, Frank Schlueter

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Great Neighborhoods
Montgomery and Sycamore Township: We showcase the people, schools, businesses and cultures that make these communities special.
Previous "Great Neighborhood" reports:
Anderson Twp.Blue AshColerain Twp.Dearborn Co.FairfieldFlorence
HamiltonLebanonLoveland & Symmes TownshipMason & Deerfield Twp.
Milford & Miami Twp.NewportNorwoodWest ChesterWest Side


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.