Campaigning casts voting in new light
In the end, the hours she put in as a campaign volunteer were worth it, 18-year-old Joanna Easterling says.
Young not as likely to vote as seniors

Performing Mahler brings focus, emotion
Janelle Gelfand is traveling with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra on its European tour. Today she reviews the CSO concert in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Film festival promotes justice
The National Underground Freedom Center will celebrate the universal themes of justice and understanding with its Search for Common Ground Film Festival Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Get over election emotions, back to life
The election is over: One guy won, one guy lost. A levy passed or failed. Now it's time to move on.

Dress our turkey!
November is here, which means it is time to haul out the pens, inks, sequins, paints, crayons, beads, feathers, pom poms, glitter, glue, tape, staples and even the computer software so that you can dress our turkey.

A different shape of home
Home Style: Open floor plans let homeowners step outside the box. The American house, for the most part, has been built on the box concept, with rectangular rooms, four walls and defined doors.

Fall Arts & Entertainment guide
This fall, the area's stages, galleries and screens will be filled with faces both fresh and familiar, classic and contemporary. We take you behind the scenes to preview exciting events in art, classical music, dance, film, pop/rock and theater, with profiles of rising and returning stars, highlights of events, calendars, etiquette and a guide to the season's bargains.
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Get to it!
A guide to help you make your day.
TV Best Bets
On the fridge: What's going on around the home
Elderly pooch hobbled, but still loved
The days are dwindling for our dear dog.
Clapton picks up British honor
Rock guitarist Eric Clapton set aside his "rebellious streak" to become a Commander of the Order of the British Empire, or CBE.
'We are not breaking up,' Simpson says
Jessica Simpson and Nick Lachey, stars of Newlyweds: Nick & Jessica, want everyone to know they're happily married.
Lend us your taste buds
Tell us five reasons why you should serve on the new 2004-2005 Taste Team, and include your age and neighborhood or town and phone number. Send postcards only to: Taste Team, the Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati, 45202. Or e-mail cmartin@enquirer.com. Deadline: Aug. 13.

Join one of our new reader panels
Wanted: Folks who like to talk about themselves and aren't afraid to share details of their lives, from what's bugging them to what kinds of activities they enjoy.

Get real advice from a regular guy
Answers to your burning questions about relationships, getting ahead, life's little mysteries and the world in general - introducing "Dear Doug."
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Keeping the stories alive

The Underground Railroad lives in the telling. The story of slaves escaping to freedom resonates in now-empty slave cells in New Orleans, an attic hiding place in Philadelphia, and a one-room schoolhouse for escaped slaves in Canada.
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Suffering children, desperate parents
Thousands of parents with severely ill children face decisions most of us cannot imagine, as cash-strapped states are slashing Medicaid and cutting off families who desperately need help. This series examines those extreme choices and the families who are making them.

Technology news
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.

Women of the Year
The Enquirer honors 10 Tristaters for their service to their community. The newspaper has recognized women of distinction annually since 1968.

On the Same Page
Join this year's community reading project.