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In trouble with the law

In trouble with the law The Cleveland Browns had already surprised the rest of the NFL with


GRANTS OhioReads Program

OhioReads program awarded $19.7 million in new classroom and community reading grants for the 2002-


New Castle City Council votes to override zone-change veto

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- City council voted to override Mayor Timothy Fulkerson's veto of a change in


YOUNGSTOWN Planning and zoning

The city's planning and zoning boards handled these items Tuesday: The zoning board approved two


Politics, not security, drove rush to federalize screeners

Opinion: The airport security bill signed by President Bush was a disappointing but politically necessary


THANKSGIVING WEEKEND What's open? What's closed?

State, county and federal agencies; schools; the U.S. Postal Service; and financial institutions


Hope flickers in LTV's plan to close mills

The company's Tubular Division in Youngstown will continue to operate, but the Warren coke plant


Shooting of turkey draws complaints

A state Division of Wildlife official said he had received several complaints about the wild turkey.


SCHOOL BOARD

SCHOOL BOARD GIRARD The board of education on Tuesday: Accepted the Ohio Edison Science and


Flu shot clinic

Flu shot clinic LISBON -- The Columbiana County Health Department is offering flu shots for


Skating for donations

Skating for donations BOARDMAN -- The Skate Connection, 7080 Tiffany Blvd., is offering free


Best Bets on TV tonight

Director reveals his leading lady LONDON -- Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes ("American Beauty")


REGION

REGION Open house to celebrate store's grand opening YOUNGSTOWN -- HM Home Medical Equipment


POLICE CALLS Canfield, Austintown

Summary of police activity: CANFIELD CITY Nov. 11 Burglary: Jewelry was reported stolen from


Mariucci says close-calls are OK

By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF You'll pardon San Francisco 49ers coach Steve Mariucci


Lawmaker's absence foils rezoning

City council agreed to accept annexation of more than 30 acres. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM


GRAND JURY Indictments

A Trumbull County grand jury has indicted 31 people, including seven secretly. The identity of those


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.763.10 Banc One, .84,37.2637.30 Clear Channel, 46.19


Crash victim begins labor

YOUNGSTOWN -- After speeding away from police and crashing into a fire hydrant in the 2200 block of


LTV CORP.

LTV CORP. Profile Headquarters: Cleveland Operations: Steelmaker and producer of steel tubing


LOCAL ROUNDUP Tuesday's college basketball games

MEN Mount Union 68, Thiel 66 GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Todd Richards scored 21 points and Don Vaughn


Santa to travel to Liberty in firetruck

Santa to travel to Liberty in firetruck LIBERTY -- Santa Claus will arrive by firetruck at 4:30


AUSTINTOWN 2 to face marijuana charges

AUSTINTOWN -- Police said they arrested a Ruby Courts man and cited a South Roanoke Avenue man


& acute;Agency wants speed on CSB building deal

Ultimately, Mahoning County commissioners will decide whether to do the CSB project downtown. By


ASHCROFT TRAMPLES ON STATES' RIGHTS

Opinion: ASHCROFT TRAMPLES ON STATES' RIGHTS San Jose Mercury News: Attorney General John Ashcroft


SOUTHINGTON SCHOOLS Safety of bus routes along busy road concerns parent

High fees also are being questioned. SOUTHINGTON -- School officials say bus routes along busy


LTV's failure won't ease industry's woes, experts say

STATES NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON -- Tuesday's announcement by bankrupt LTV Corp. that it would shut


Judge swears in newest police officer

CAMPBELL -- The city added another police officer to its ranks. Yvonne Wilson, a former Youngstown


NEW CASTLE Budget would raise city taxes by 2 mills

The tax is needed to help repay money borrowed for a downtown revitalization project. By LAURE


Angry union leaders vow to fight closing

Cold idling will seal the Warren coke plant's doom, a local labor leader said. By PETER H.


Fewer scents could mean more dollars and cents at area department stores

Opinion: Fewer scents could mean more dollars and cents at area department stores EDITOR: Well, here it


WARREN WRAP to market city

One of the city's biggest problems is its lack of lobbying power in Columbus, one official said.


"Like snowflakes in December in Chicago."

Opinion: "Like snowflakes in December in Chicago." Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld On how thickly the


Bankruptcy court approves incentive payment package

The 'stay-put' bonus plan includes $125,000 to be disbursed to rank-and-file employees who exhibit


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Paul S. Fritz, 45, of 1404 N. Osborn Ave. #B, Youngstown, and


AREA SOCCER STANDINGS

AREA SOCCER STANDINGS VALLEY CUP (At Valley Sports, Ltd.) As of Nov. 20, 2001 W-L-TPoints


LORDSTOWN Schools to finalize career center plan

Of the compact schools, Niles sends the most students to the career center. By DENISE DICK


Board transfers funds

Board transfers funds YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown school board members voted to adopt a resolution


Warren class aide heads to NYC

WARREN -- An educational aide from McGuffey Elementary School is heading to New York City next week,


YOUNGSTOWN Hope flickers in LTV's plan to close mills

The company's Tubular Division in Youngstown will continue to operate, but the Warren coke plant


Many politicians to testify for DeJute

The trial of the former MVSD board director is scheduled to begin Dec. 17. By DAVID SKOLNICK


BOXING Short Bleakleyvs. tall Pavlik

The boxers will pit contrasting sizes and experience in tonight's headliner at the Holiday Inn


GIRARD Temporary budget aims to control funds

Girard's recreation program will take a large cut. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


THE SERIES YSU vs. Marshall

1950 -- YSU 28, Marshall 13 1952 -- YSU 6, Marshall 6 1955 -- Marshall 20, YSU 12 1956 -- YSU


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Scott and Cathy Howard, 2143 Oak Drive, New Springfield, boy, Nov. 20.


REDISTRICTING Officials say GOP is in charge

Trumbull County is unlikely to get its own congressional district, officials say. By STEPHEN SIFF


Campbell school board faces test of openness

Opinion: The resignation of Ted Cougras from the Campbell Board of Education presents the remaining four


Penn St. getting Rockets thrower

Senior Christen Clemson didn't know much about track and field as a junior high student at


Ex-judge to seek help for gambling

Getting help means a two-year suspension for Judge Cox can be cut in half. By BOB JACKSON


GAIL WHITE Great neighbors are another reason to be thankful

Nancy Audino has a heart full of thankfulness this Thanksgiving. "I wish everyone could live in a


Justice headquarters named for Kennedy

Justice headquarters named for Kennedy WASHINGTON -- President Bush named the Justice Department