Thursday, September 23, 2004

Local news briefs

Business school rated among best

Xavier University is ranked with the nation's top 143 business schools, according to the Princeton Review's annual ranking of the Best 143 Business Schools, released Tuesday. This is the first time Xavier's business program has made the list. The rankings in both the best-colleges and best-business schools guidebooks are based on student surveys and institutional data from the prior school year. Xavier also was included in this year's edition, released earlier, of the Best 357 Colleges guide. The business-school guidebook rankings are based on five categories: admissions selectivity, academic experience, professors who are interesting, professors who are accessible and career, which measures students' confidence in employment.

$1 million funds jobs for youths

CINCINNATI - A $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor was awarded Wednesday to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services for jobs for at-risk Cincinnati youth. The money will be funneled through the Cincinnati Youth Employment and Development Initiative for youths, ages 14-22. The employment initiative is a partnership between Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, Citizens' Committee on Youth and the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati.

Ohio intends to help you quit

A new toll-free phone number is available in Ohio to link smokers to counseling services that can help them quit. The Ohio Tobacco Quit Line - (800) 934-4840 - provides callers with a Quit Kit. It has information about tobacco use, tips on quitting and resources in callers' geographic area.The service is provided by the Ohio Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Foundation, funded by the settlement agreement between the tobacco industry and 46 states

CORRECTION: CCV office is in Sharonville

Citizens for Community Values, a conservative activist group, has its office in Sharonville. A story Sept. 18 had a wrong location.

UC works to keep students in school
Domestic killings surge this year
Judge testifies in drug case
Accused killer delusional, psychiatrist tells court
GOP gathers Allen's assistants
Under city pressure, Martin Bar shuts down

1 dies in Adams Co. crash; driver flees
Bank robber gets 21 years in prison
Commissioner hopefuls claim outsider status
'House parties' push need for federal education aid
Warning: Don't eat the fish
Officer's actions justified, jury told
Candidate calls for increased college aid
Clinton Co. hospital opens Warren branch
Planning board stalls swap of jail site
Kings school officials tackle new stadium in a lean year
Officer charged with hitting wife
Local news briefs
Beauty queen's visit inspires
MADD honors 'Top Cops' tonight
Stars return to old stage
Neighbors briefs
Abortion pill law blocked in Ohio
Ohio State attracting better students over last 10 years
Warning too late, Marietta complains
Public safety briefs
Four former athletes to join Hall of Fame
School seeks East Side cachet, proposes center in Indian Hill
Speakers explore situation in Iraq
Woman charged in stabbing

Bronson: Local CBS-TV affiliate feels the backlash
Walkers step up for two charities

Daniel Storer, 59, devoted to providing EMS

Clooney, Davis jab on Social Security
Parties spread teacher issues
Child's horse still missing
No classes Monday in Kenton
Action urged on paramedics
Owners want horse exhumed for tests
Union complains about Bunning ad
Dems pledge bipartisan help
N. Ky. news briefs