LOCAL NEWS FOR SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2004

CPS
Falling enrollment hurts CPS
Plummeting enrollment is forcing Cincinnati Public Schools to consider trimming staff, cutting the budget and scaling back its $1 billion school construction project before one new school is built.
More parents turn to charters
$1B school construction project under way

Additional Local headlines
Support, optimism pour forth for hostage
Yellow ribbons, flags fly off shelves in support of soldier
Police reach for the skies in tech wave


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N E I G H B O R S
Murphy gunning for Clooney
It doesn't get much more grassroots than the scene at the Classic Country Kitchen restaurant.
  Additional Neighbors Headlines:
Museum's impact analyzed
Stores could clean up area
Papal artifacts exhibit ends today
Neighbors briefs


E D U C A T I O N
Program keeps eye on kids
Hamilton County is picking up a program that offers advice to day care centers about childhood health.
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  Additional Education Headlines:
Lakota to host regional kid 'Idol'
Colleges plan graduations
Teen gives homework help


G O O D   T H I N G S   H A P P E N I N G
Event to honor donors
As Melissa Holliday coordinated the Donor Family Recognition Ceremony set for 2 p.m. today, she could reflect on an incident that changed her life 13 years ago.



COLUMNS

Peter Bronson: Media, Dems running amok like Woody

TRISTATE TOPICS

Faith Matters - Holocaust events look at prejudice

Around Northern Kentucky - Talkative Bunning stirs up the gators

Kentucky Politics - GOP primary candidates invited to debate

Education - Head Start proponents remain leery of state control

Around the suburbs - Commissioners cozier than expected in election year

Cincinnati 101 - Jazz trio brings upbeat memories to nursing homes


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MORE LOCAL NEWS

Don't tip canoe on Mill Creek cleanup
Township battles growth
Columbia Twp. commits to a plan for the future
17-year-old injured as car flips on I-74
News briefs

KENTUCKY NEWS

Family saying goodbye to farmland, way of life
Fund open to help Ludlow schools
Schools enduring delayed budgeting
Family, friends eulogize fallen soldier
Kentucky briefs

LIVES REMEMBERED

Jackie Cox, 69, was 'Mom' to customers
Lou Eves, Mason's longest-serving mayor
Margaret Kling, 82, interested in politics

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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.