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Early TV viewer catches bird from Traficant aide

Opinion: Early TV viewer catches bird from Traficant aide EDITOR: It is 6 a.m. and already I am totally

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY HOSTS volunteers teach kids to read, one at a time

It's called HOSTS, and it has a simple premise: Help One Student to Succeed. Through the Ohio

MAHONING VALLEY Authorities check abuse allegations

The woman accused of killing her daughter has been diagnosed with a mental illness, her lawyer says.

WARREN County seeks grants to extend sewer lines, road to industrial park

Two state grants are being sought. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN WARREN -- The Trumbull County

SHARON 8 youths charged with fighting after game

SHARON, Pa. -- Police have filed charges against eight juveniles accused of being involved in the

Why are people picking on the congressman?

Opinion: Why are people picking on the congressman? EDITOR: It's truly wearisome watching, listening and

NEW CASTLE, PA. Investigation nets drug-ring arrests

Police gathered evidence through a wiretap and confidential informants. NEW CASTLE, Pa. --

YOUNGSTOWN Chrystal's owner opens 2nd restaurant at Fonderlac

Chrystal's Youngstown restaurant will remain open. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN By DON SHILLING

COLUMBIANA CO. \ Indictments

A Columbiana County grand jury has handed up indictments against these people on these charges:

TRUMBULL COUNTY Board curtails actions of health administrator

The administrator's lack of higher education was cited as the reason for the directive. By STEPHEN

YSU Changes affect student elections

'Dr. Sweet is just attempting to exert some kind of undue authority,' the Student Government

UNION TOWNSHIP, PA. Ex-employee files suit against 2 supervisors

The former employee had the job for 14 years. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A federal lawsuit has been filed

GIRARD Mayor learns of HUD grant

The city's Parkwood area has 81 percent of the households in the low- and moderate-income levels.

TRAFICANT ON TRIAL Bumbling is just an act, congressman says

Judge Wells warned the congressman to have witnesses ready. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME

LIBERTY State legislator targets health plans

The congressional candidate says he's working on two measures to help with health insurance. By


Wilson High School Class of 1941 will meet at 1 p.m. April 10 at the Blue Wolf Restaurant in

Tobacco isn't a habit, it's an addiction

Opinion: EDITOR: The Vindicator's editorial on the $150 milliion verdict in Oregon against a cigarette

NEWTON FALLS Mayor decides to stay in office

One change would limit public comments during council meetings. NEWTON FALLS -- Patrick D.

Setting example is best way to teach First Amendment

Opinion: Pennsylvania doesn't have the best law in the land protecting student editors against censorship by

NAPLES, FLA. F.N.B. Corp. expands with new center

The bank moved its corporate headquarters from Hermitage to Naples. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN


St. Elizabeth Stephanie Mallory and Melvin Jones, 631 Willis Ave., Youngstown, boy, March 28.

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A Trumbull County grand jury indicted 24 people, including one secretly. The identity of those

Judge dismisses testimony of 2

The judge told the congressman he was wasting everyone's time. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN Potters will be Home Savings

Home Savings' holding company has completed its acquisition of East Liverpool-based bank. THE


YSU Softball canceled YOUNGSTOWN -- Due to unplayable field conditions, today's Youngstown State

HUBBARD Slow economy causes officials to rethink new police station

City auditors says revenue is just meeting expenses. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

YOUNGSTOWN City to trace AIDS cases

Responsibility for identifying those who may have been infected with HIV or syphilis was shifted

TRUMBULL COUNTY Educational center needs volunteers for program

The center is working to expand programs in Howland and eventually Cortland. By AMANDA C. DAVIS

Investigation continues into complaints against car dealer

EAST PALESTINE -- Ohio State Highway Patrol investigators continue to investigate complaints from


People infected with AIDS/HIV as of Sept. 30, 2001: CountyLiving with Dead because AIDS/HIVof

MAHONING COUNTY Law offers military tax break

Taxes can be deferred for up to six months, with repayment spread over five years. By BOB JACKSON

NEW WILMINGTON College receives bequest

The minister pastored churches in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Florida. NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The Rev.

Awards for pupils

Awards for pupils WARREN -- Three Warren pupils will receive awards at their schools from Sprint

YOUNGSTOWN Texas company renews bid to buy North Star Steel

Lone Star wants North Star to drop a lawsuit it filed when the first deal fell through last year.

SHARPSVILLE, PA. Dogs' owner vows suit after chief kills them

No one knows how the two pit bulls got out of their kennel. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON


REGIONAL RESULTS BASEBALL Westminster 0-15, Washington & amp; Jefferson 1-6 -- Freshman


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Thomas L. Christy, 32, of 17036 W. Akron-Canfield Road, Berlin

YSU New rules affect student elections

'Dr. Sweet is just attempting to exert some kind of undue authority,' the Student Government

Death of 'Queen Mum' marks the end of an era

Opinion: The Queen Mother -- "Queen Mum" to most Britons -- is dead at 101, but it will be a very long time



MERCER COUNTY Officials unveil memorial honoring PennDOT workers

One Mercer County maintenance worker was killed along Interstate 80 in 1997. By HAROLD GWIN

Christian schools should be consulted on standards

Opinion: Christian schools should be consulted on standards EDITOR: I was privileged, two week ago, to


BASKETBALL BB Rooner -- Baseball and Baseball Systems will sponsor a 3 on 3 basketball tournament,