Saturday, May 8, 2004 -- Volume 8, No. 129
Dear Mom . . .
For as long as there have been soldiers fighting far from home, there have been letters sent to mothers. This Mother's Day, letters are coming from Iraq.
ONLINE EXTRA: More letters

  H O T   N E I G H B O R H O O D S
Sweet investment
Helped by low mortgage rates, area homes are rising in value and selling at record-setting prices.
• Some hot neighborhoods:
Clifton   |   • Maineville
Mason   |   • Newport, Ky.

Drivers grump, but still pump
Complaints about gasoline prices are growing louder, as prices approach record highs in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

School gives itself
a gift of the past

Holmes High School turns 150 this year, and everyone is invited to the party. No other public high school in Kentucky has lasted as long.
Holmes High School

Junior Griffey 2, Bonds 0
Ken Griffey Jr. hit two bombs into the cheap seats, Barry Larkin added another and the Reds beat the Giants 5-3 on a sun-drenched day at Great American Ballpark.
ONLINE EXTRA: Game photos

Defensive attitude
The Bengals invested three draft picks on defensive backs - Keiwan Ratliff, Madieu Williams and Greg Brooks - in the hopes of turning a long-time team weakness into a strength.


fountain square Fountain Square:
Past, Present... Future?

Cincinnati's "chief gathering spot" no longer is a destination at all hours and all seasons.
How would you remake it?

City on the fringe
You need more than a $10 ticket for the Cincinnati Fringe Festival. You need running shoes - and a sense of adventure.

house Taft Museum
The Taft Museum of Art has finished a two-year, $22 million renovation. Follow the work and take a virtual tour in our special section.

V8 engine returns to favor
Apparently men aren't the only ones who crave horsepower. The V-8 engine is a popular engine in SUVs purchased by women.
Custom Sonoma was an instant hit

Picture this
Thanks to photo imaging technology, homeowners can see their home surrounded by a lush landscape.

Complete local news report

Anderson green space grows
Musician's heritage strikes chord
No charges expected in Ky. boat crash
Della Reese shares story of diabetes
Park to be only for Indian Hill residents

    • More local news...

Complete sports report

Hemphill claims first ARCA victory
Big Blue erupt en route to 11-1 win
Diamond's losing its luster for some
Foursome soars in Flying Pig
A quick chat with ... Terry Kofler

    • More sports news...

Complete editorials report

Sacrifice of mothers is bottomless
Taft Museum enhances Cincinnati life
Letters: The changing church
Let's Talk: Desegregation
Letters to the editor

    • More editorials...

Complete business report

Business just like Mom used to make
KFC not chicken about critics
Cindy B! agents specialize
Diebold finds voting venture stormy
Google stock - revolution or disaster?

    • More business news...

Complete tempo report

Jammin' on Main's main attractions
Hall of Fame honors local violinist
Järvi: $1.8M gift 'incomprehensible'
Columbus troupes enter the Fringe
It's a burger world

    • More tempo news..

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Today's Enquirer Columnists
Knippenberg: Magazine renews pact with Payne
Demaline: Playwright in the Know Theatre groove
Eckberg: Build winning team through delegating
Dow: Bearcats among 6-11 Giles' choices
Groeschen: Crusaders' Brackman delivers goods in 2 sports
Ernst: These guys turn rugby into a Gentlemen's game
Fay: Reds insider
Koch: Shortstop feels good, and it's evident
Curnutte: George's days with Titans numbered?

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