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Former trooper gets jail time for interference with custody

A felony charge against the ex-lawman could be filed again if a key witness can be found, a

Congress makes the right call on arsenic standards

Opinion: Now that both the Senate and House have backed stricter standards for arsenic in drinking water,

POLAND Zoning proposal cuts acreage requirement

The commission is making sure the amendments reflect their intended desires. By JOHN W. GOODWIN

'Always a Raider': Hometown readies for a final farewell

The local funeral and calling hours will be open to the public. By AMANDA C. DAVIS and PEGGY

SCHEDULE Bible school

First Baptist Church, 26 E. Church St., Niles. Classes: Age 3 through the sixth grade. Times: 6:30


POLICE BLOTTER Austintown Summary of police activity: July 22 Criminal damaging: A vehicle

Bankruptcy case

Bankruptcy case YOUNGSTOWN -- Trumbull County Prosecutor Dennis Watkins' bankruptcy case will wrap

DRAG RACING Abruzzi hopes his late start sets up a strong finish

Powered by a new car, drag-racer Marco Abruzzi of Warren has set his sights on a national title.

Mill Creek Park's East Park Drive will be closed beginning Monday from Parkview Avenue entrance to

Mill Creek Park's East Park Drive will be closed beginning Monday from Parkview Avenue entrance to


FRIDAY'S GAMES American League Toronto 10, Baltimore 1 Oakland 2, Detroit 1 N.Y. Yankees 4,


PEOPLE Pastors named WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- The appointments by Bishop Donald W. Trautman of the

BOARDMAN Bridge champs, hands down

More than 13,000 players participated in the worldwide bridge game. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR

Businessmen's gifts give big boost to new YMCA

YMCA officials hope the donors' gifts will encourage others to donate the $700,000 still needed.

YOUNGSTOWN Organizers fight to unite foster teens with babies

Keeping teens and their babies together will cost less and do more good, said one child welfare

Rainy day keeps heat away

Fans and plenty of water helped participants survive the heat. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM

Robin McPherson, Mark Miller set wedding date

CINCINNATI -- Plans for their late summer wedding are being revealed by Robin McPherson and Mark

Ground will be broken for the 70,000-square-foot facility on McClurg Road this fall. A look at the

Ground will be broken for the 70,000-square-foot facility on McClurg Road this fall. A look at the

Finally, a bit of good news on the job-creation front

Opinion: The announcement that Exal Corp. plans to invest $12.6 million to boost its aluminum container

NILES Funds sought for county transit

Girard, Cortland and Champion haven't decided whether to participate. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR


Who: Batavia Muckdogs at Scrappers. When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).

YOUNGSTOWN Temple reopens with service

A refurbishing of the sanctuary serves as a testimony of faith. By LAURIE M. FISHER VINDICATOR

Fire damages house

Fire damages house CAMPBELL -- Fire caused an estimated $10,000 damage to a ranch-style home at

AUSTINTOWN Forum Health facility opens

The new immediate care facility was recommended by the Austintown Community Advisory Committee.

NORTH JACKSON Annual Assumption Pilgrimage is top shrine event

The Assumption Pilgrimage is expected to draw about 5,000 people. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR

BASS MASTERS CLASSIC VanDam reels in the top spot; Barry swirls offshore

Veteran Roland Martin, who had another rough day, was still in 19th place. By JACK WOLLITZ


Opinion: Washington Post: Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi last weekend completed a remarkable feat

Thanks to angels, he's going to fly

A gift from The Angel Foundation is sending a terminally ill Youngstown man to Florida to see his

BOARDMAN Cops seek man accused of indecent exposure

The suspect could not be found at work when police called to check on his whereabouts. BOARDMAN --

Group readies bid to oust school board

The group believes the board mishandled the health crisis at the intermediate school. By TIM

Murphy-Ross wedding is set for October

YOUNGSTOWN -- Colleen Murphy, 1861 McCollum Road, and Jerry Ross, 3410 Flo-Lor Drive, are engaged.

Forum Health Trumbull Memorial

Forum Health Trumbull Memorial Melissa Lutz, 9136 Elm Circle, Windham, boy, Aug. 2. Shawn and

Karrie Sprinkle to be bride of Anthony Lucchi

MEYERSVILLE, Texas -- Mark and Rebecca Sprinkle, 320 Eliot Road, announce the engagement of their

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HUMILITY OF MARY Sisters live, serve with love


ERNIE BROWN JR. YACAC official wants Hispanics to follow her lead

The office of Wilma V. Torres is a reflection of herself: neat and organized. There are pictures


Jr. Fair Lamb Showmanship: Junior Division (ages 9-12): First: Katie Glasser of Salem. Second:

Big Mac hurts knee

Big Mac hurts knee Mark McGwire injured his surgically repaired right knee Thursday night and was

KENT STATE Special-needs students can work from home with new program

One professor said the program will parallel what goes on in the traditional classroom setting. By

Lori Pagano to be bride of Jason Richley

POLAND -- Alfred and Sharon Pagano, 1838 Johnston Place, announce the engagement of their daughter,


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Eric W. Lehman, 28, of 77 Clifton Drive, Boardman, and