CBS to 4 '60 Minutes'execs: 'You're fired'
k CBS ISSUED a damning review Monday of mistakes from last fall's "60 Minutes Wednesday" report on President Bush's National Guard service and fired four executives for their "myopic zeal" in rushing it on the air. Those who were fired, clockwise from left, were Mary Mapes, producer of the report; John Howard, executive producer of the show; Mary Murphy, senior broadcast producer; and Betsy West, senior vice president.
Quiet in Austintown
k THE CONTENT of a letter from Austintown's police chief kept things quiet at an Austintown trustees meeting Monday night.
End partisanshipin state Legislature
k A TAX REFORM bill in the Ohio Senate sponsored by a Mahoning Valley Democrat would be a good starting point for a bipartisan discussion in the General Assembly about the future of the state. A Vindicator editorial.
More cuts at GM
k GENERAL MOTORS CORP., the world's biggest automaker, plans to trim its U.S. work force again in 2005, part of an ongoing effort to cut costs.
An HBO special
k AN HBO special tonight focuses on a woman who was raped at age 76 and the impact it had on her life, on victims' rights and on the law in New Hampshire.
Manning gets MVP
k PEYTON MANNING'S phenomenal season earned him his second straight Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player Award. PAGE C1