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CAPSULES Gateway Football Conference

ILLINOIS STATE Coach (year at school): Denver Johnson (second) 2000 record (Gateway finish): 7-4

SHARON, PA. Career center officially opens

The CareerLink Center provides services for both employers and job seekers. By VIRGINIA ROSS


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses William C. Graebing, 24, of 5621 Baylor Ave., Austintown, and

Bill introduced to reimburse nurses

The proposal has the support of the Ohio registered nurses' professional association. By DAVID

State auditor lifts fiscal emergency from the district

The district superintendent said the board will have to work to make sure the district doesn't go


AS IF 1. As if: Expresses disagreement. (Person 1: You're a liar. Person 2: AS IF!) CHEESY 1.

GAIL WHITE Embracing change helps us to move forward

"But we've always done it that way," I heard the store employee say. "Well, not anymore," was the

Task force seeks to toughen codes

Laws are worthless without effective enforcement, the speakers said. By PETER H. MILLIKEN

Buckeye broadcaster hosts ESPN2's coverage

Kelly, a Toledo native, called Ohio a "great mecca for golf." By LORI WILLIAMS VINDICATOR

Ramp closed

Ramp closed YOUNGSTOWN -- From 4 p.m. today until about 8 a.m. Monday, the northbound ramp from

Woman dies in crash

Woman dies in crash LIBERTY -- An Austintown woman was killed Thursday afternoon when she struck a

Associated Press

Associated Press THE REAL DEAL? This painting is supposed to be of William Shakespeare. A Canadian

PENGUINS Ailing Ryan trying to return to 1999 form

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF ST. LOUIS -- Jeff Ryan admits that he's not the

Ohio University must ensure that new residences are safe

Opinion: In the wake of allegations that illegal immigrants, including children, were involved in the

Child-rearing group to meet in New Castle

Child-rearing group to meet in New Castle NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A group for people rearing children

MURDER TRIAL Prosecutors keep tabs on key witness

Shawn Patton promised to show up when the trial starts next week. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

Local cops train to make decisions on car chases

Three hundred people die in police chases nationwide each year. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR

Employees to get raises

Employees to get raises LISBON -- Columbiana County Sheriff Department employees are receiving a

Gambling conflict

Gambling conflict YOUNGSTOWN -- A local law or charter amendment attempting to legalize gambling

MVSD plans for lime sludge removal

MINERAL RIDGE -- Mahoning Valley Sanitary District directors have awarded a $860,126 contract for

Running with the pack

Amy Camardese has been running with her dog Brady for the past three years. By LAURIE M. FISHER




DOG RUNNING Tips and precautions TIPS Start young -- after 6 months for small dogs or 9 months


CLASSES XMcDonald High School Class of 1956 will meet at 6 p.m. Monday in the senior citizens room

NY-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers lose to N.J.

AUGUSTA, N.J. -- Although their bats weren't as explosive as in the past two games, the Mahoning

INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

Indicted by a Mahoning County grand jury: Lavette Boone, 36, West Scott Street, Youngstown;

AMATEUR TOURNAMENT Becdir bests Jets with 3-run fifth

Livi Steel needed extra innings to win; Lakewood lost. STRUTHERS -- Becdir Construction got two

Ohio's school-funding scheme must be changed

Opinion: Ohio's school-funding scheme must be changed EDITOR: For Vindicator readers who once knew and

MERCER COUNTY Commissioners declare position in layoff status

Commissioners have repeatedly announced their intention to save money by reducing staff through

Family had owned Warren newspaper

Zell Draz of Concord, Mass., was associate publisher of the Warren Tribune Chronicle for seven

Netting speeders on I-680

Police have clocked drivers going as fast as 91 mph. By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

ZELL DRAZ, 78 Family had owned Warren newspaper

Zell Draz of Concord, Mass. was associate publisher of the Warren Tribune Chronicle for seven years.

SOFTBALL Poland loses, but gets second chance today

Wheelersburg won 3-0. The rematch is today at 6 p.m. in Tallmadge. By JOHN BUTERA VINDICATOR

WEEKEND ARRESTS Cities settle probable cause suit for $25,000

Holding people all weekend without a court appearance quickly stopped. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY

SHE'S GOT THE BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE: Nancy Reed of Bath, Ohio, a volunteer for the tournament,

SHE'S GOT THE BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE: Nancy Reed of Bath, Ohio, a volunteer for the tournament,

YOUNGSTOWN Officials approve sewer hookup plan

Shredded tires will be used instead of gravel to fill around the sewer lines. By BOB JACKSON

JACKSON-MILTON SCHOOLS State auditor to lift status of fiscal emergency

The district superintendent said the board will have to work to make sure the district doesn't go

COLUMBIANA Divers continue to search lake for missing woman

Search efforts were hampered partly by poor visibility on the lake's bottom. By NORMAN LEIGH

Man charged after chase that injured 3, police say

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A man who city police say led them on a high-speed chase, injuring a woman and

AUSTINTOWN Man arraigned on charges of theft

Thieves made off with 20,000 compact discs, the entertainment service owner said. By JoANNE

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AUSTINTOWN Schools chief: Count on levy on ballot

A committee to run the levy campaign will be set up next week. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF

MAHONING COUNTY Governor picks Popio for vacant judge seat

The incoming county court judge beat out two other finalists for the position. By DAVID SKOLNICK

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Anthony and Wanda Land, 5636 London Drive, Austintown, boy, July 26. Blaise and

HARTFORD Cell-phone tower plan has residents up in arms

Residents worry that cellular towers could cause cancer or other health problems. By STEPHEN SIFF

WARREN Judge sentences killer to 17 years in prison

Family members of the victim asked the judge to sentence Phil Mike to prison for as long as

YOUNGSTOWN Official actions

CITY COUNCIL Council approved these items at a special meeting Wednesday: Authorized the board

NEW CASTLE FIRES Investigators seek cause of third blaze

A guard will patrol the area in which two of the homes burned Thursday. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Fire

PRESEASON HONORS Poll & amp; Gateway team

2001 GATEWAY PRESEASON POLL With team, first-place votes and total points. Western Kentucky

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple MAKING THE BIRDIE: Roland Adeszko makes a birdie putt as his team

YOUNGSTOWN Board of Control

Youngstown's control board approved these items Thursday: Severance of $9,164 for Frances

Tracking YSU's every move

A day in the life of Youngstown State football. Destination: St. Louis, for Gateway Football

POPULAR EXPRESSIONS Some phrases are like, you know, so totally annoying

The phrase craze: What's groovy and what's not, in terms of terms? By VERONICA GORLEY VINDICATOR