EDITORIALS FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2004
Schools, voters meet in middle
This week, Cincinnati Public Schools received a strong message from voters and appears to be sending a strong one back.

Look out: Next election cycle is starting
If you think the elections are over, you're just looking at the wrong calendar. Two years from now Ohioans will pick a new governor, and the favorites for the Republican nomination already are hard at it.

OTHER OPINIONS
Letters to the editor
Press for new way to fund our schools.

YOUR VOICE: PATTY LEONARD DONNELLY
More should have 5th-graders' empathy
Young Americans should have the right to vote. By young, I mean grade school-age children. Three of my four children fall into this category, and they are wonderful citizens.

SUNDAY FORUM
Going back to 'college'
While much of America fixates on the possibility that Nov. 2, 2004, may rival the confusion of Election Night 2000, Harvard historian Alexander Keyssar is casting a look backward - to the 1968 contest pitting Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey not only against each other, but against third-party candidate George Wallace.


Hot Corner
Bill O'Reilly's comeuppance.

WHAT YOU SAY
Issue 4 is affordable way for city to improve
Issue 4 is exactly the tax cut Cincinnati needs at this time.

Issue 4 would hurt city, help taxpayers little
I urge you to vote no on Issue 4, the elimination of city property taxes over a 10-year period.

More letters: The election of 2004
Soldier's wife says support George Bush.

CRISIS IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Survivors network: It's time to get an accounting
David Clohessy is the national director of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests). Clohessy said a priest molested him and his brothers as children, and that one of his brothers grew up to become a priest who is also a sexual abuser.

Voice of the Faithful: Seeking changes
Jim Muller, a physician who battled nuclear weapons, has turned his attention to the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He is a founder and former president of Voice of the Faithful, one of several grassroots, lay organizations formed in the wake of the clergy sex abuse in the Church.

GUEST COLUMNIST - NAN FISCHER
'Voices' hope to empower laity
One response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis, which is currently erupting in the Catholic Church in Cincinnati, has been the development of a national organization called Voice of the Faithful (VOTF). Currently there are more than 30,000 members and 181 affiliates across the United States.

ENQUIRER EDITORIAL
Speak out now
So far at least 10 former students have filed suit alleging sexual abuse at the hands of former Elder High School Principal Lawrence Strittmatter.

SOUND OFF
How to contact your congressman
E-mail and Web page links, phone numbers and addresses for Tristate representatives.