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GIRLS BASKETBALL Campbell wins 32-31 on Toscano's 4-pointer

The Red Devils won their first game over Sebring. By PAUL TRGOVAC VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

COLUMBUS Farming group battles cuts

Before the governor's budget cuts, the agriculture department's budget was $22.87 million. By JEFF

YOUNGSTOWN She is leaving her type of work

The Hubbard woman started working in probate court, then moved to the clerk's office. By BOB

CORTLAND Red rash bedevils middle school

The cause of the rash is still being investigated. CORTLAND -- Lakeview Middle School was open

Board doubles rent for Wick pavilion

The park board learned it soon could lose two of its members. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL

SHARON Governor to visit, launch program

The Weed and Seed community revitalization effort is funded by a $220,000 grant. By PETER H.

MERCER COUNTY Kennedy Catholic opens new era

The Golden Eagles meet Farrell tonight under new coach Tim Loomis. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR

NCAA DIVISION III PLAYOFFS Watson gets turn at Mt. Union -- and delivers

The Fitch High graduate became a starter this year and is a key to the defense's success. By BRIAN


By AMANDA SMITH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT or most of their junior and senior years, high school

COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW Mount Union vs. Wittenberg

What: Division III quarterfinal. When: Noon Saturday. Where: Mount Union Stadium, Alliance.

STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Boys basketball preview

AUSTINTOWN FITCH 2000-01 record: 14-7. Coach: Gary Conroy. Returning letterwinners: Junior

BOARDMAN Business group adopts a section of Market

The group will clean four times in 12 months. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

ELKTON State probes logging to see if it was illegal

Some of the cut trees were nearly a century old. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU

INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE Boys basketball preview

JACKSON-MILTON 2000-01 record: 8-13. Coach: Steve Sachire. Returning letterwinners: Senior

Raid at house nets drugs, cash and guns

Raid at house nets drugs, cash and guns YOUNGSTOWN -- Members of the Mahoning Valley Drug Task


St. Elizabeth Patricia Richards, 39091 Grant St., Lisbon, boy, Nov. 29. Peggy Hudak and Robert

Lordstown man accused of raping 9-year-old

Lordstown man accused of raping 9-year-old LORDSTOWN -- A village man is in the Trumbull County

Lordstown donates cars to firefighters

Lordstown crews worked an extra minute to cover the labor costs of building the donated cars. By

YOUNGSTOWN YCCDC to study proposal

Members of the board had rejected an earlier city proposal giving them only an advisory role.

Tuba event to be held at Eastwood Mall

NILES -- Performances of Trumbull County's third annual Merry Tuba Christmas have been scheduled for

YOUNGSTOWN Control board

The city's control board approved these spending items Thursday: A contract to St. Moritz

YOUNGSTOWN Park board OKs playground funds

Any recovered money can be put into more Ipe Field improvements. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL

WARREN City settles bill with county for housing inmates

Some has already been paid; the rest will come out of next year's budget. By AMANDA C. DAVIS

MAHONING COUNTY Deputy moves up to clerk's position

The appointee has been filling in for the clerk. YOUNGSTOWN -- A longtime employee in the Mahoning

Calls on suspected anthrax fell off sharply in mid-Nov.

YOUNGSTOWN -- Calls to the Mahoning County and Youngstown City Health Departments about substances

CORTLAND Mayor seeks volunteers to fill positions

The mayor would like to appoint the new members by the end of the month. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

LEETONIA Progress has official bragging

The village can soon begin discussing annexation, the administrator said. By NANCY TULLIS

LIBERTY Chief to train replacement

Trustees had given the chief an ultimatum in September. LIBERTY -- An emotional Robert Catchpole

PENNSYLVANIA Boys basketball preview

KENNEDY CATHOLIC 2000-01 record: 27-5. Coach: Tim Loomis. Returning letterwinners: Senior

Case will turn career to law

AKRON -- After overcoming a height disadvantage and two injuries to achieve much success with the

INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

The following people were indicted Thursday by a Mahoning County grand jury: Andre Duncan, 22,

DEADLINES For select colleges

Youngstown State University: Priority admission deadline for Fall 2002 -- Feb. 15. Scholarship and

YSU Scholarship fund to aid Hispanics

The local auto dealer said his parents instilled in him a strong work ethic and compassion for the

Fraud suspect taken back to NYC

MERCER, Pa. -- A man wanted on charges of impersonating a firefighter in New York City left Mercer


BOARDS OF EDUCATION YOUNGSTOWN The board of education met Thursday and took these actions:

PREPS Davidson sparks Irish rout of Wilson, 74-16

The sophomore had 28 points and 14 assists in the Ursuline win. YOUNGSTOWN -- Sophomore Courtney

COLUMBIANA CO. Panel will monitor reappraisal

Any property tax increases resulting from the reappraisal won't take effect until 2005. By NORMAN

Planned Parenthood of Mahoning Valley's Columbiana County office at 15549 state Route 170, Calcutta,

Planned Parenthood of Mahoning Valley's Columbiana County office at 15549 state Route 170, Calcutta,

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS Panel will review athletics

The bishop said any public perception of wrongdoing will be thoroughly examined by the new

COLLEGE HOOPS Valpo's height too much for YSU

Valparaiso rolled to an 80-50 victory. STAFF/WIRE REPORTS VALPARAISO, Ind. -- For the second

Medical supply company moves to new location

YOUNGSTOWN -- The parent company of St. Elizabeth Medical Center has given its medical supply


ADVISORIES XChampion Parents Advisory will meet at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the high school media


MOUNTAINEER ENTRIES TODAY -- 7 P.M. 1st--$10,000, cl $4,000-$4,000, 3YO up, 5 1/2f. Wind

Rekindled spirits

Rekindled spirits How have the events of Sept. 11 and afterward rekindled your giving spirit, or

Fundamentalists have wrong vision for future

Opinion: Fundamentalists have wrong vision for future EDITOR: Recently, Cal Thomas wrote an article

Calls on suspected anthrax substances fall off sharply

YOUNGSTOWN -- Calls to the Mahoning County and Youngstown City Health Departments about substances

Ohio's Mr. Football is also Valley's Mr. Student-Athlete

Opinion: When Maurice Clarett told a pre-season radio broadcast that he intended to win prep football's

WARREN Agency readies women's home

The House of Blessing should open this spring. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

Russo returns, aids win

Ashlee Russo returned from an injury and teamed with Amber Bland to help Boardman beat Hubbard. By


UWhile insurance has covered some of the costs, the Pavolillo family of Niles, whose home and

UThe following clues were inadvertently omitted from Thursday's crossword puzzle. They are all Down

UThe following clues were inadvertently omitted from Thursday's crossword puzzle. They are all Down


LOCAL Tringhese, Willis named 2nd team COLUMBUS -- Hubbard High School senior defender Matt

Cloning moratorium makes ethical and scientific sense

Opinion: Just because something can be done, doesn't mean it should be done. That elementary message seems

Springfield's expectations still high

Coach Jeff Brink's goal: Be ready for the tournament. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

Thank you very much

Thank you very much Kansas City committed two special teams errors and the Philadelphia Eagles

STAGE REVIEW Victorian Players' silly play has long title and is long on laughs

The Christmas classic doesn't work out quite the way it should -- and that's the point. By GARRY

CORTLAND Project hearings set for December

The Cortland intersection has been the site of many accidents. CORTLAND -- Public hearings on road

WARREN Dispute arises over CSC purchase

An auctioneer's spokesman said a Youngstown developer's offer was never accepted. By CYNTHIA

Township vote recount set for next week

Township vote recount set for next week LISBON -- A vote recount is set for 1 p.m. Thursday at the

DISTRICT Boys basketball preview

BRISTOL 2000-01 record: 19-2. Coach: Scott Groves. Returning letterwinners: Senior guard John

LIBERTY Trailer park must tap in to sewer

A Youngstown contractor has been hired to upgrade the electrical system. By TIM YOVICH

Eminem seeks OK to burn house for film

Eminem seeks OK to burn house for film DETROIT -- Residents and officials of Highland Park, Mich.,

POLAND Council considers law to solve parking woes

Village council must make the final decision. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

It's never too early to get plans started

Visiting the campus is the best way to gauge whether a campus is right for you. By AMANDA SMITH

CLEVELAND LTV chairman quits as workers wait for bankruptcy hearing

Union officials say the chairman's resignation raises hopes for LTV. STAFF/WIRE REPORTS

GIRARD Auditor offers proposals for city's finances

Mayor James Melfi will ask city council to place a police and fire levy on the ballot. By TIM

WAR ON TERROR Fighting rages at Kandahar

The Northern Alliance's foreign minister insists bin Laden and Omar are still alive. COMBINED


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses James M. Scharrer, 24, of 11498 Berlin Station, Berlin Center,