LOCAL NEWS FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2004

Gay, Here and Now

E N Q U I R E R   S P E C I A L   R E P O R T
Coming out lasts a lifetime
Coming out - disclosing one's sexual orientation to others - is one of the most difficult and important issues that gay people face. For many, it's an intensely personal, anxiety-filled process that revolves around family, friends, work and one's inner sense of well being.
Awkward moments don't have to happen
School groups try to promote understanding
Complete results of WCPO/Enquirer poll


N E I G H B O R S
Park 'giveaway' roils levy
Homeowners would be paying less for the township's park system over the next five years if a 1.2-mill replacement levy passes in November.
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Blackwell to speak at Chamber b'fast


Teens learn lessons of caring and sharing
E D U C A T I O N
Teens learn of caring, sharing
40 teens will be honored Thursday as Cincinnati YMCA Character Award winners.
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College aid keeps pace with tuition
Gateway's president interviews
Evening of jazz at Princeton


G O O D   T H I N G S   H A P P E N I N G
Lincoln Heights sticks to budget, reports surplus
Even in a sluggish economy, the village of Lincoln Heights is enjoying an economic upward spiral.


COLUMNS

Peter Bronson: Feds continue sniffing about for kinder K-9s

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Around Northern Kentucky - Dumbed-down details dog campaigns

Faith Matters - Church gives gift of music to community


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ELECTION 2004

Clashes get tense in debate
New-voter signups soaring
Democrats winning race to sign up new voters
Increase in ripped-off signs gauges raw election emotion
Southgate headed to special vote on school tax
Gas tax stirs Senate campaign
34th District race: Hot, cool as Brinkman, Miller contrast
Early voting opens in Florida, and a few problems are reported
Blackwell proposes allowing ballots to be cast at wrong place
Bush, Kerry step up rhetoric on Iraq war
And down the stretch they come...
Election 2004 page

MORE LOCAL NEWS

Privilege denied in missing-girl case
Hospitals prepare for flu deluge
Clinics offering flu shots
Vaccine supply will be allocated
5 arrested in multi-county drug ring in Southwest Ohio
Cocaine for voter registration fraud alleged
UC to study crime hot spots
Iraq bomb kills Adams Co. soldier; area's 6th
Oxford police kill man who fired at them
Rain's result: flood watch
More holdups feed confidence, bravado
Local news briefs

KENTUCKY NEWS

Bar owners fight sex laws
More holdups feed confidence, bravado
Bridge opens way for accelerated traffic: Residents
Freedom owners ask judge to dismiss Florence's suit
Senate still tweaking health plan

LIVES REMEMBERED

Clifford Randall never stopped washing windows
Louis H. Breitenbach was POW

SPECIAL SECTIONS

Great Neighborhoods
Mason and Deerfield Township: We showcase the people, schools, businesses and cultures that make these communities special.
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Anderson Twp.Blue AshColerain Twp.Dearborn Co.FairfieldFlorence
HamiltonLebanonLoveland & Symmes TownshipMilford & Miami Twp.Montgomery and Sycamore 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.