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TRAFICANT CASE 3rd motion includes 2 affidavits

There's no indication that a man taped by the congressman knew that he was being recorded. By


Hoping for another champion

Parks will be host of a world championship pumpkin weigh-off. CANFIELD -- Peter, Peter pumpkin


WARREN RACE ISSUE Meeting minutes disclosed

Closed-door meetings were not meant to exclude the community, the mayor said. By AMANDA C. DAVIS


LEAR Talks near deadline at GM seat-supplier

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Lear workers have authorized a strike for Friday night if talks fail to


DRIVING SAFELY Statistics and tips

SEAT BELTS Raising safety belt use 5 percent nationally would prevent 40 fatalities and 1,674


Youngstown does well in managing its water

Opinion: When the state auditor's office recommended last year that the city of Youngstown cut its water-loss


Healthy minds need healthy bodies

Opinion: Children may be hungry for knowledge, but if their tummies are hungry for breakfast, their minds are


LAWRENCE COUNTY Seeking spots on panel, 31 turn in their petitions

Those wanting to be on the study commission are from several communities and have varied


A PATTERN OF BOTCHED CASES

Opinion: San Jose Mercury News: In freeing Wen Ho Lee under a plea bargain last fall, U.S. District Court


CANDIDATES Lawrence County

Lawrence County voters will have to chose nine people from the 31 who want to be on the county


Gov. Taft gives education 1st place

Taft planned to read 'B is for Buckeye' to a group of local second- and third-grade pupils. By IAN


MAHONING VALLEY State highway patrol, agencies latch onto campaign for safety belt use

The campaign aims to improve compliance with seat-belt laws. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning Safe


YOUNGSTOWN 4 face drug charges after raids

One man sold drugs from his bicycle in the housing projects, a cop said. By PATRICIA MEADE


ANTIQUE STEAM ENGINES Rules in place for safe displays

Three steam engines will be in operation during the show at the Canfield Fair. By IAN HILL


MAHONING VALLEY Teen can't wait to go home with new heart

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF CLEVELAND -- Christine Steele can't wait to get to her


WARREN

WARREN Race relations The city, U.S. Justice Department and Warren Minority Coalition have been


CANFIELD FAIR

The 753-pounder, a fair record breaker, won't be turned into pie. By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR


Casinos are your best bet

Opinion: Casinos are your best bet EDITOR: Gambling is gambling. Bingo festivals, card parties, horse


TRUMBULL COUNTY Indictments

A Trumbull County grand jury handed up indictments against these individuals. Jurors also issued


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Brian A. Berardinelli, 23, of 3080 Saginaw Drive, Poland, and


Taft gives education 1st place

The governor read 'B is for Buckeye' to local second- and third-grade pupils. By IAN HILL


MEDICAL HEALTH BUILDING Doctors offer many free screenings

Free ultrasound foot bone density tests for osteoporosis will be available in the Youngstown State


Owners of pig face charge

By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF BROOKFIELD -- Authorities expect to charge the


DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA Anti-racism conference opens

Summary of police activity: Aug. 10 Breaking and entering: Tools worth $648 were stolen from a


CANFIELD FAIR Schedule of Events

FREE DAILY EVENTS 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. STEAM SHOW Southeast corner 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Condemnation OK'd for downtown project

Condemnation OK'd for downtown project NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- City council approved condemnation for


WHAT'S IN FASHION Snail-paced trends for men

Other factors of which you want to be aware: On a specific designer level, soft greens and browns


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Lock Haven (0-0) at Youngstown State (0-0). When: 7. Radio: WYFM-FM (102.9),


GM LORDSTOWN Will jobs issue affect vote on pact?

GM workers disagree on whether the fabrication plant's future is in jeopardy. By DON SHILLING


TRUMBULL CO. Supplier awarded financing

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN Trumbull County will assume no liability to pay off the bonds. WARREN


YOUNGSTOWN Appraisal holds up plan for B & amp;O site

The committee also recommends refinancing a loan to Anthony's On The River. By ROGER G. SMITH


"Their greatest weapon is fear. All automakers thrive on saying, 'We're going to shut your plant

"Their greatest weapon is fear. All automakers thrive on saying, 'We're going to shut your plant


AMERICAN WELDING & amp; MANUFACTURING Possible benefit cuts worry retirees

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN ne former union president said he's been getting calls from worried


Mosquito with West Nile virus turns up in Erie

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- The first mosquito carrying the West Nile virus in western Pennsylvania this year


Education gets 1st place

Taft planned to read 'B is for Buckeye' to a group of local second- and third-grade pupils. By IAN


Natural gas group plan

Natural gas group plan WARREN -- Residents of Trumbull County townships have until Sept.10 to


Winning ticket sold

Winning ticket sold STRUTHERS -- Sami Quick Stop here sold a winning Kicker ticket for Wednesday


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Cost of replacing dog tags will rise

A labor union is complaining about a construction project that's under way in an area industrial


SCHEDULE Prep football

FRIDAY 7:30 p.m. unless noted Canton Timken at Mogadore Field Rayen at West Branch Wilson


YSU FOOTBALL Ryan hopes for fast start to memorable year

The teams haven't met since 1966, when YSU posted a 36-6 victory at Rayen Stadium. By PETE MOLLICA


LAWRENCE COUNTY 31 compete for spots on panel

Those wanting to be on the study commission are from several communities and have varied


YOUNGSTOWN Thermal request gets more scrutiny

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN A public hearing in September will be to hear what customers have to


Crowded dorms give students early experience in cramming

Three's a crowd for some YSU students living on campus. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER


& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BAUGH, & lt;/B & gt; Earlie

& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;BAUGH, & lt;/B & gt; Earlie Lee, 80, of Warren;


Co-workers file suit against jackpot winner

Co-workers file suit against jackpot winner PORTLAND, Maine -- Co-workers of one of the winners


YOUNGSTOWN Council seeks more input on lead laws

Health officials have the power to order lead cleanups but haven't exercised it. YOUNGSTOWN --


YOUNGSTOWN Grand jury indicts 10 in fraud crimes

The grand jury also handed up indictments against a Youngstown man on firearms violations.


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Mason loves role as QB in Girard's pass-happy offense

The senior displayed confidence as the centerpiece of the Indians' new attack. By JOE SCALZO


BOARDMAN Trustees weigh animal laws

The ordinance should be in effect by the year's end. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF


The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber honored local businesses at its Salute to Business awards

The Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber honored local businesses at its Salute to Business awards


NEW CASTLE Police charge 2 after prostitution sting

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- City police say they are cracking down on prostitutes who frequent the downtown


MAHONING COUNTY Supervisors want pay for day when union struck

The county says no work, no pay. Teamsters say they tried to get to work. By BOB JACKSON


KOS SLAYING Accused: Suppress evidence

A hearing on the matter will be Dec. 19 in Lawrence County Common Pleas Court. By LAURE CIOFFI


HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL 2001 standings

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DIANE MAKAR MURPHY A child's-eye view of migrating to the Valley

For a full year, 10-year-old Joni Rentas was without his father in Puerto Rico. The elder Rentas had


Paisley's wit, talent shine in performance

Brad Paisley pulled his talents together in a solo segment that was the highlight of his fair-


POSTAL SERVICE Envelope features rooster and Snoopy

The makeshift post office serves about 1,000 fairgoers each year. By ASHLEY POWERS VINDICATOR


Wit and talent of rising star shine as fans stand to cheer for Paisley

The singer pulled his talents together in a solo segment, the highlight of his concert. By DEBORA


2 top party officials are at odds

The party officials do agree that the Valley would be better served without James A. Traficant Jr.


HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Friday night football

CHANEY VS. CANFIELD When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Canfield High Stadium. Last year: On its way to a


Decks disappear

Decks disappear AUSTINTOWN -- Two assembled 8-by-10-feet wooden decks vanished from the front of


No cows to milk in tech center

But, the center will feature a caf & eacute; where fairgoers can have a cup of coffee and