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CLEVELAND Traficant gets court date for indictment

The superseding indictment adds a new racketeering charge against the congressman. CLEVELAND --

CLEVELAND Traficant gets court date

The superseding indictment adds a new racketeering charge. CLEVELAND -- Arraignments are set for


NATION Unemployment soared in October WASHINGTON -- The nation's unemployment rate soared to

MAHONING VALLEY Santisi IGA, union will resume talks

AUSTINTOWN -- Contract negotiations will continue next week to try to prevent a strike at Santisi

PREP FOOTBALL Raiders rely on coach's wisdom

Harding will try to for its second victory over Boardman this season. By BRIAN RICHESSON


ASSOCIATIONS XBoardman-Canfield Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet

MERCER COUNTY National Fuel Gas drops price

A residential customer using 120,000 cubic feet of gas a year will save $130. SHARON, Pa. --

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Edgar and Laura Rumble, 12 Poland Manor, Poland, boy, Nov. 1. Thomas and Marcy

RAINBOW RENTALS Profits remain lower

Higher advertising spending and store-opening costs reduced profits. CANFIELD -- Profits at

Man indicted on charges of child porn

PITTSBURGH -- A federal grand jury here has handed up an indictment against a Mercer County man on


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.302.55 Banc One,.84,33.4433.45 Clear Channel, 39.89

MAHONING VALLEY Officials report good road salt supplies

Demand is high and supply is low because of last year's winter, local officials said. By BOB

ARENA Board again submits contract

Council's finance committee has already rejected the proposal. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL

LEETONIA Driscoll's death stirs grief, questions

Police, firefighters and many private citizens were involved in the search for the missing former

STAGE REVIEW 'Yankees' scores big hit at Packard

The entire company played as a closely knit team. By GARRY L. CLARK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


NOTICES BASEBALL Becdir Construction -- of the Class B League will run an indoor league for boys


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Ernest A. Hammar III, 32, of 6320 Tippecanoe Road, Canfield,

LACE IT UP NE Ohio Hockey Association

BOARDMAN Coach: Matt Pusatari. Players to watch: Seniors Tim Cerimele, Bill Maloney, Brandon

TOYS FOR TOTS Registration

Needy families with children may register to receive Christmas toys from the U.S. Marine Corps


CHIPPING IN Suggested contributions The Alliance of Mahoning Valley Governments is being asked

GAIL WHITE Show funds the right stage for Stage Left

Where can you be entertained by performances from "Fiddler on the Roof," "The King and I," "Jesus

SALEM HIGH SCHOOL Five students to face charges in drug raid

If convicted, the students face court punishment and school discipline. By NORMAN LEIGH

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Patton leads YSU into the Horizon

The Penguins' basketball team will be previewed in an exhibition game tonight at Beeghly Center.

HOCKEY Scouts, not bouts wanted for league

Boardman native Bernie Kosar donated $2,500 to promote hockey in his hometown. By BRIAN RICHESSON

PREVIEW Tonight's game

DIVISION VI SOUTHINGTON VS. TIFFIN CALVERT When: Today, 7:30 p.m. Where: Calvert High School,

Cars are rolling off lots

GM and Ford sales soared in October because of zero-percent financing. STAFF/WIRE REPORTS

Summary of police activity:

Summary of police activity: LIBERTY Oct. 16 Criminal damaging: A man caused $600 damage to the

The city's board of control approve these spending items Thursday:

The city's board of control approve these spending items Thursday: An agreement letting the city

INDICTMENTS Mahoning County The following people were indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury:

David Allen Shears, 34, Crabwood Court, Youngstown; theft of drugs, illegal processing of drug

More burglary charges filed

NEWTON FALLS -- A Milton Boulevard man facing burglary charges in Trumbull County has now been

NEW CASTLE Council OKs land process

The properties will be used as part of plans for parking. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE

Cargo planes offer a rocky ride

The object: Hit a target the size of a tire while rockin' and rollin' at 225 mph. By STEPHEN SIFF

Let Federal Street run all the way through

Opinion: We're still not sold on the idea that tearing up the pedestrian mall in the center of downtown

Championship games on tap

Championship games on tap The Volney Rogers Football League concludes its 68th season Sunday with

YOUTH FOOTBALL Volney Rodgers ready for championships

The league is completing its 68th season. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Volney Rogers Football League will

YSU FOOTBALL Every game a must-win

The Penguins will travel to play Southern Illinois on Saturday. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR

MAHONING RIVER Donors sought for dredge study

The local money will be used to match state and federal funds. By DENISE DICK and AMANDA C.

Firefighters called to battle 3 blazes

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Three blazes kept city firefighters busy Thursday. Fire Chief James Donston


CANCELLATION Notice to public Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in McDonald has canceled the

MAHONING VALLEY Trumbull officials tout split of district

The redistricting plan is expected to be announced early next year. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR

WARREN Townships to fight annexation

Officials believe a medical facility will be built on the undeveloped land in Bazetta Township. By

DIVISION IV VOLLEYBALL Southern reaches regional final

The Indians knocked off Ashtabula Sts. John & amp; Paul and will meet Buckeye Central. By

Are you ready for some football?

We call it the "Upset Special." Some colleagues of mine in the sports department gather every

TWO-DEEP CHART YSU vs. Southern Illinois

YOUNGSTOWN STATE OFFENSE LT (73) -- Pat Crummey (6-4, 285, Sr.); (66) -- Josh Davis (6-5, 280,

WARREN Union chief blames owner for CSC's demise

Management wouldn't heed the workers, the union president said. By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR


Opinion: 'HIGH ALERT' BREEDS FEAR Orlando Sentinel: Federal officials walk a fine line when they appear

Prison term appropriate punishment for radical

Opinion: For Sara Jane Olsen -- the middle-class college student turned violent radical turned well-to-do

MERCER COUNTY Session to explain cost rise for insurance attracts few

A company official said another rate increase is likely for 2003 as well. By HAROLD GWIN

Memorial roses

Memorial roses YOUNGSTOWN -- The 10th annual Laying of the Roses will be at 11 a.m. Sunday at the

Nielsen: Breast cancer has strengthened me

Nielsen: Breast cancer has strengthened me DENVER -- Dr. Jerri Nielsen, who treated her own breast

Teen hurt in wreck

Teen hurt in wreck LISBON -- A Lisbon teen-ager was injured Thursday after his car struck a dump


BALDWIN-WALLACE (6-2, 5-2) vs. MOUNT UNION (8-0, 7-0) When: 1:30 p.m. Where: Mount Union

MAHONING COUNTY Commissioners to drop use of most credit cards

Commissioners are asking for an investigation. By DAVID SKOLNICK and PETER H. MILLIKEN

HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Regional final volleyball

DIVISION I Who: Fitch (23-3) vs. Solon (23-3). When: 4 p.m. Saturday. Where: Hudson High


Saturday: Arizona 9, New York 1 Sunday: Arizona 4, New York 0 Tuesday: New York 2, Arizona 1

Man to stand trail on firearm charges

SHARON, Pa. -- Michael D. Harris, 24, of Chicago, has been ordered to stand trial on charges of

Library alters hours

Library alters hours HUBBARD -- The public library will have adjusted hours Tuesday to accommodate


YSU Greene makes cut for Buchanan Award HATBORO, Pa. -- Senior defensive back LeVar Greene

MERCER Man gets prison for felony assault

A Campbell man was sentenced for possession of marijuana. BY MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR

HIGH SCHOOL PREVIEW Saturday night playoff football

DIVISION I BOARDMAN vs. WARREN HARDING When: 7. Where: Mollenkopf Stadium, Warren. The

NEW SPRINGFIELD Officials open doors to renovated firehouse

Mahoning County kicked in $50,000 for the project. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER

CROSS COUNTRY State championship

When: Saturday, Scioto Downs in Columbus. Directions: Take I-76 west to I-71 south through

Victim identified

Victim identified YOUNGSTOWN -- A shooting victim who collapsed and died in a Rosedale Avenue