LOCAL NEWS FOR SUNDAY, JULY 11, 2004

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St. Luke East marks 50 years
In 1954, Campbell County was a small-but-growing community that needed a small-but-growing hospital. For 50 years, St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas has filled that need, growing with the rising population of Northern Kentucky and adding services with the explosive growth of medical technology.

Additional Local headlines
Tax-break allotments questioned
Many owners overpay taxes
Riverfront casino still a sucker bet
Dozen sex offenders live in area nursing homes


canoeists
N E I G H B O R S
River's beauty
strikes boaters

Some were in kayaks or canoes alone, some in small groups on the Ohio River Saturday during Paddlefest.
  Additional Neighbors Headlines:
Latino Festival blends locals, new neighbors
W. Chester group wants say
VOA fund receives $40,000 donation


P U B L I C   S A F E T Y
Street project frays nerves
Twelfth Street property owners have one message for state highway officials at Wednesday's meeting on a plan to widen the busy state route: Get it done.
  Additional Public Safety Headlines:
Man hangs self in jail, police say
Summer breeds vandalism
Public safety briefs


G O O D   T H I N G S   H A P P E N I N G
3 take top karate spots
Three local youths earned top honors in the Bluegrass Nationals of the North American Sport Karate Association in Louisville June 18-19.
Sparta race fans help fight cancer



COLUMNS

Peter Bronson: Shawnee tribe set to reclaim Indian Hill
Patrick Crowley: Gambling dollars going to Indiana

TRISTATE TOPICS

Faith Matters - Church fests not just about having fun

Around Northern Kentucky - Promises slow in coming for NKU projects

Kentucky Politics - Rechtin credits victor's strategy


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Issue bringing people to polls
Cicadas, the sequel, begins
Outdoor church service is park and pray
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KENTUCKY NEWS

Louisville chief orders probe
State just looking for some respect
Budget talks fail to reach pay dirt
Hunt starts for Boone County paw park
Board gives EKU president hefty pay raise
Schools want share of Levee tax dollars
Civil War veteran's grave finally marked
State examines utility rate hikes
Grads lure peers to vote
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LIVES REMEMBERED

Thomas Barone, 61, ran TV repair shop
Russell Parrett, 82, ran grocery
George W. Ryan was Walton mayor
Edwin Zicka built, operated apartments

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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.