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J'ti):3; Zmmm UC 17, S. Miss 7 Toledo 24, Miami 7 Mount 19, Bluffton 12 OSU 27, Michigan St. 17 l"Jary Christmas Shoppers to spend cautiously I-1 Magic Johnson plans to buy a teamUSA Weekend Dave Barry on bigger-is-better garden clubE-6 1iciouG videos Rentals for Halloween Review: Hammer loses his power Voice of Cyclones aims for pros Four-week entertainment guide Section K I- """ ) - 1 Notre Dame 24, USC 20 rr i m' - Magic Johnson Details: SportsSection C nn-rr mm A nn CINCII E. OU 1.R.1 mm FINAUSingle-copy price $1 .50 find Teens reason to drink :,iBl 'Kids have this problem with immortality' Twins force Game 7 ft t 1 i i NX Minnesota's Is L J one sitting within the past month. The Harrison seniors say that half to three-fourths of their high school's 1,000 students consume alcohol a rate probably no higher than that in any Tristate high school, they say. According to the CDC study, alcohol is the overwhelming drug of choice among adolescents, almost five times as popular as marijuana and 22 times more popular than any form of cocaine. So why are American teen-agers a generation raised on substance abuse education and the pleas of SADD, MADD and Nancy Reagan (Please see DRINK, back page, this section) Families deal with alcoholE-1. BY KRISTA RAMSEY The Cincinnati Enquirer The second-period senior government class at Harrison High School is a lot like any group of teen-agers, anywhere. Open. Friendly. Very verbal. One minute bursting with adult perception, the next relying on adolescent wit. . It's no surprise, then, that the 17- and 18-year-olds should have strong opinions on a subject that hits home with most adolescents teen-agers and alcohol. Nationally, half of all American teens drink, according to a 1990 study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). More than one in three will admit to having had five or more drinks at : Kirby Puckett led off the bottom of the 1 1th : inning with a solo home run off Atlanta's Charlie Leibrandt to lift the Twins past the Braves, 4-3, early today. The shot set up the first seventh-game finale in a World Series since 1987. Game time: 8:40 tonight. TV: 9,7; Radio, 1530. Details: SportsSection C Cincinnati EnquirerGlenn Hartong Kevin King: ' 'We don't see the future health problems." Cincinnati EnquirerGlenn Hartong Noelle Keller: "A drink can make a lot of things easier " mm Art t Chart shows impact of Cincinnati's eight major arts organizations on the city's economy each year, rnoio is or ine oincinnau bympnony urcnesira aunng a recent concert. It's your turn It's minutes before today's kickoff in Houston's Astrodome. The 0-7 Bengals are preparing to battle the 6-1 Oilers. Last week, we asked readers what pep talk they'd deliver. Here's how some responded: U 41 r '"Men, lets pray. " Jack McAfee, College Hill. "Sam, remember the Alamo." IommmkA " Tommy Thompson, Z, withamsville. l.'sr "OK, guys, if you don t win this game I 1 .- 1 you're going back to the 41 Sam Wyche old-style Bengal helmets and play the rest of the . . . The Alamo? The arts' economic contribution beats the Bengals' and rivals the Reds' BY PATRICIA GALLAGHER The Cincinnati Enquirer Cincinnati's eight major arts organizations make a $102 million impact on the city's economy each year, a new report shows. In the first local study of its kind, a committee formed by the Cincinnati Institute of Fine Arts says: The production of arts in Greater Cincinnati makes a $67 million annual impact. Spending by patrons of the arts accounts for another $35 million each year. Issued at a time when arts groups here and across the country are suffering from declining attendance and eroding finances, the report provides the first hard data about how important arts are to Cincinnati's economic health, according to co-chairmen of the committee that compiled it. "It was stronger than I expected," said Daniel W. LeBlond, who heads the institute's Arts Funding Review Committee with David J. Joseph Jr. What that strength means for the future of arts in Cincinnati is not known, LeBlond and Joseph said. (Please see ARTS, Page A-4) DUCTION 1 j PERFORMAfjCE GROUtg" home schedule at Nippert Stadium " John R. McLaughlin, Clifton. "Give the playbook to Boomer Esiason and let him run the plays ... put Sam Wyche up in the booth and let the coaches on the sideline run the game." Howard Proud, Sycamore Township. "As the old saying goes, when you hit rock bottom, there's no place else to go but up. And, please, Sam, don't leave the Bengals." Catherine Pumphrey, Erlanger, Ky. "I would say to the Bengals, at least we don't live in Cleveland." Randy Linch, Kenwood. More fans have their sayA-12 Bengals-Oilers If the Bengals are to break a six-game losing streak in the Astrodome, they'll need a landmark performance from Erik Wilhelm, who steps in for the injured Boomer Esiason. 1 p.m. Astrodome, Houston, Texas TV: 5, 22; Radio: 550 AM, 95.3 FM Details: SportsSection C Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra $25.757.510 $5.383.566 $31,141,076 651 Playhouse in the Park 8.645.320 2.860.904 11.506.224 204 : Cincinnati Ballet 6.832.612 1.621.224 8.453.836 161 Cincinnati Opera 4,610,693 656,168 5,266,861 115 May Festival I 13207387 457,276 1,777,663 I 19 ART MUSEUMS ""Cincinnati Art Museum 1' S14.316.340 $11.880.009 T " $26.196.349 I 544 i Contemporary Arts Center 3.609.589 9.985.457 13.595.046 297 Taft Museum 1.843,877 I 1.907130 I ' 3.751,207 I Unavailable I mm iSBWi iflPg. i i.i .hi nn r muni imt imiii mm in u flMtTMiWlt i . .. i litillflMlirfW'lii I j. ijMilMitlllilMMlMb. nnw.,1 .1 iMi m f COMBINED TOTAL j $66,936,328 1 1 $ 34,751,934 j $101,688.262 j j 2,082 j Tha rinrinnati Fnqi ijrar lorry flnaling Fib ips "of 'snipide doctor' under fire T ar i l(W Recent patients were not in terminal stages of illnesses, critics say Eleven sections. 151st year, No. 201 Copyright 1991, The Cincinnati Enquirer NationWorld Tempo World A-5-6 Advice E-2 Nation A-7-8, 10 Social Scene E-3 Healthscience A-10 Barry E-6 n Metro PI Home treating that kind of pain adequately." BY RICHARD A. KNOX Angel of mercy or someone who enjoys death? People on both sides of the euthanasia debate have problems with "Dr. Death." H-2 H-4 .H-6-44 Warrick B-1 Price guide Lotteries B-2 Transfers Obituaries B-9 Classified Sports Business Scoreboard C-2 NYSE World Series C-4 NASDAQ Pro football C-8 Amex ,1-4-5 1-6 1-7 Dr. Timothy Quill of Rochester, N.Y., the only other U.S. physician to acknowledge publicly that he has helped a patient commit suicide, said in an interview he does not want to be identified with Kevorkian. "Dr. Kevorkian's actions detract from the discussion," said Quill, who last March recounted in the New England Journal of Medicine his agonized decision to give a young leukemia patient enough barbiturates to kill herself. "It makes people fearful of extremist doctors." Quill said he is bothered that Kevorkian seems so enthusiastic about helping patients die. "The profession only takes on this role reluctantly," he said. Proponents of physician-assisted suicide say Kevorkian's free-lance actions illustrate why states need laws defining the terms under which physicians may participate in intentional death. Opponents, who argue such laws would lead to abuses, point to Kevorkian with a we-told-you-so air of vindication. Q Forum Arts & Leisure Editorials '. D-2 Calendar K-2 Columnists ..D-3 Books K-5 Boston Globe The suffering patients who beg him for a medicalized suicide, such as the two Michigan women whose deaths he facilitated last week, call Dr. Jack Kevorkian an angel of mercy. It is an image the retired pathologist has promoted in writings and television appearances since a machine of his own invention last year was used to kill an Oregon woman with early-stage Alzheimer's disease. But others on both sides of the growing U.S. debate on patients' rights to enlist doctors in their suicides call Kevorkian a dangerous crackpot. They point out that Kevorkian is acting independently in deciding which patients to assist in their wish to die. Also troubling to many doctors, lawyers and ethicists is that none of the three women whose suicides he assisted were in the terminal stages of illness. In fact, one woman who died last week Election guide With about one week to Election Day, the Tuesday Extra section of The Enquirer will bring readers a special guide to candidates and issues in their communities. Look to it for profiles, photos and position statements of . candidates in all areas covered by the daily Hamilton County, Clermont County and Tricounty editions. Weather: High in the mid-70s; low in the mid-50s. Details, A-2. was reportedly suffering from multiple sclerosis and the other from a gynecologic disorder known as pelvic inflammatory disease, neither of which is normally considered terminal. "It doesn't seem logical," Ann Davis, a New England Medical Center gynecologist, said of the suicide of 53-year-old Marjorie Wantz. Normally, Davis said, pelvic inflammatory disorder is a short-term, treatable disease, not one that causes intractable pain for years, as Wantz contended. "Clearly she wasn't getting appropriate medical care," said Dr. Christine Cassel, a University of Chicago physician and medical ethicist. "We have ways of Did you remember? Clocks should have been set back one hour at 2 a.m. today. V" backy ''JMj 11 1 " " " "iJiiwiiliiipiiiniimimniiiliiiil'li'l""ll! l,iiilWiM.'i'i.ii)lM'l!lWHinil"i-"- i"f .mnimiwl'limnini'"if" innMimmimmi

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