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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

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER WARREN -- Felicia Mooney remembers when a travel


& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;ARMENI, & lt;/B & gt;Fred

& lt;P & gt; & lt;B & gt;ARMENI, & lt;/B & gt;Fred R. Sr., 85, of Boardman;


WHAT'S DOING?

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


GAME TIME Tonight

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


BIRTHS

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

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


SLAVERY'S LEGACY NEEDS MEANINGFUL HANDLING

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


MCCONNELL'S MILL STATE PARK September schedule

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.'


CLUB CALENDAR

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


HOLIDAY CLOSINGS Labor Day, Sept. 3

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


COURTS

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