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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. SPINNING DEMO

Bald Eagles hurt by missed chances

The Bald Eagles' defense got tired in the second half. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS

MAHONING COUNTY Gains seeks gag order

Gains said the detective's comments show a lack of regard for the victim. By BOB JACKSON

Bush's policies forcing increase in national debt

Opinion: Bush's policies forcing increase in national debt EDITOR: I believe that by this point in time

NFL Steelers shut out Bills, 20-0

Pittsburgh's defense showed more than its offense. By PHIL NOVAK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

STOCKS Local interest

The steelmaker expects to continue seeing red ink. By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS

SALEM Humane Society looks for a home

The animal shelter stopped accepting dogs and cats because of noise complaints and financial issues.

NOTEBOOK From Heinz Field

Fill-in refs: With replacement officials filling after the lockout by commissioner Paul Tagliabue,

MERCER COUNTY Judge sentences ex-coach

Authorities said Votino used his position to isolate and seduce three female students. By HAROLD

Honey, let's make a beeline to a hive

What is the buzz at the fair? Bees benefit farmers by pollinating crops. By MARALINE KUBIK

Magistrate to consider Traficant's motion

Magistrate to consider Traficant's motion CLEVELAND -- The federal judge presiding over U.S. Rep.

GAIL WHITE Man's passion for dahlias grows along with garden

As I pull into the driveway of Rodney and Kay Toth's Hubbard home, the rain is pelting down on my

Mays plays through injury, paces potent running game

Since transferring from Cincinnati, the junior tailback has been YSU's biggest running threat. By

GM LORDSTOWN Pact with changes passes

The deal was approved by 79 percent of skilled trades workers and 68 percent of production workers.

RECOGNITION CWV post, auxiliary receive awards at annual convention

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- The John J. Buckley Post 1292 and Auxiliary of Youngstown received several

Taft reads, then goes by the book

The governor said the state's incentive plan for GM Lordstown could include money for training.

MAHONING COUNTY ELECTIONS Board disqualifies 10 candidates

The candidates who were eliminated can file as write-in candidates. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR

Girl abducted

Girl abducted AUSTINTOWN -- Police are treating as an abduction the disappearance of Sun-Hyang

Remains missing

Remains missing WARREN -- The city of Niles must get permission from five families before opening

TRAVEL INDUSTRY Area agents join effort to protest airlines' action


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SPECIAL EVENTS The Youngstown Power Squadron will hold a 5 week basic boating course Thursdays

The city of Warren's annual Labor Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Perkins Park. Floats

The city of Warren's annual Labor Day parade will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Perkins Park. Floats

LISOTTO CASE Panel advises censure

Judge Lisotto intends to seek re-election next year. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE


Who: Scrappers (24-45) at Auburn Doubledays (30-39). When: 7:05. Radio: WBBW-AM (1240).

Pennsylvania arts and crafts festival has pioneer flair

CLINTONVILLE, Pa. -- Arts and crafts, country western and bluegrass music and a wide variety of

155TH CANFIELD FAIR Kids get kicks out of horses' tricks

By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER CANFIELD -- They stood up, jumped and trotted sideways. And

Opening day attendance

Opening day attendance The fair's opening day attendance Wednesday was 32,181. This was the first

WARREN Local clubs step up to plate with charity softball matchup

The game will be less competitive than in years past, a Rotarian said. By AMANDA C. DAVIS

WHEATLAND, PA. Merger panel mulls fire services

A draft version of the plan shows a combination of paid and volunteer departments. By HAROLD GWIN

Officials push recycling message

By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER CANFIELD -- If everyone who visits the Canfield Fair

YOUNGSTOWN Parking project lacks bids

Commissioners will try again to find a contractor for the curb-cut job. By BOB JACKSON


St. Elizabeth Amy Potkonicky and Robert Strojny, 519 S. Hazelwood, Youngstown, boy, Aug. 30.

YOUNGSTOWN Gilliam goes free; bond was hot issue

The East Sider must cooperate with authorities in a case against his cousin. By BOB JACKSON

SCOTT SHALAWAY Pranksters and Boy Scouts notwithstanding, snipes do live

I learned a lot when I was a Boy Scout -- how to build a fire, pitch a tent, paddle a canoe. I

Penguins stuff the Eagle 'O'

Canfield graduate Ken Baum had a strong game with a sack and two tackles for a loss. By PETE


WATERFOWLING Pymatuning Expo set Sept. 15, 16 The 20th Annual Pymatuning Waterfowl Expo will be

YSU NOTEBOOK From Stambaugh Stadium

Streak continues: Thursday night's crowd of 15,709 marked the ninth straight home game that the


Opinion: Dallas Morning News: Race remains a touchy issue in the United States 136 years after the abolition

As Labor Day approaches, our thoughts turn to steel

Opinion: As the nation enters this Labor Day weekend, there are some encouraging signs for one of America's

Man sentenced for trying to take marijuana to jail

WARREN -- A city man will spend a year in prison for trying to smuggle a marijuana cigarette into

SALEM Agents discover marijuana plants

The task force director said the size of the plots indicate the marijuana was planted with the

YSU locks up 1st win

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN -- It wasn't a pretty performance, but Jon

HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Weekend football

SOUTH RANGE vs. CRESTVIEW When: 7:30 p.m. today. South Range (1-0) outlook: Brad Johnson ran for

MERCER, PA. Credit card use probe continues

Attorneys are trying to decide whether charges from a commissioners' credit card are a personal or

2 teens from Valley reign as 4-H fair king, queen

By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER CANFIELD -- Royalty was crowned at the fair Thursday

YOUNGSTOWN State's development efforts must be more creative, says new chief

He does not favor using state money for 'quality-of-life' projects such as the arts or sporting

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple DEFENSE COUNSEL: Atty. David Acker of New Castle asked the judge to

Professor wins award

YOUNGSTOWN -- An English professor at Youngstown State University has received a poetry award from


WEEKENDS The Old Mill is open weekends only from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visitors can join a tour

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Cook's six goals spark Crestview

Chris Cook had too much offense for Campbell as Crestview rolled to a 10-1 win for its first

A small doze of media madness

Since the age of Little League World Series pitcher Danny Almonte came into question, I've had

JACK WOLLITZ Little tricks can make a difference

We can learn a thing or two from pro anglers, little tricks that can make the difference between a

MIKE BRAUN Changes in Ohio waterfowl seasons

More details are now available on waterfowl hunting seasons in Ohio including a "significant change"

GIRARD School is awaiting its rebirth as a center for all the ages

The new center is in the old Tod Woods School. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF GIRARD

MAHONING COUNTY Prosecutor Gains eyes a run for attorney general

A Republican candidate for attorney general says the county prosecutor is a 'formidable candidate.'


ASSOCIATIONS XMill Creek Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet Sept. 11

WARREN Judge sets deadline for sale of CSC

The judge said that the group with the best offer will be given the sale. By CYNTHIA VINARSKY


State, county and federal agencies and other businesses that will be closed Monday include: City,

Elections in East Timor prove the power of democracy

Opinion: They were lined up to vote before the polls opened at 7 a.m. Thursday, and when the balloting ended


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Adam D. O'Hara, 25, of 51368 state Route 14, East Palestine,