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The government has the last word in its closing argument to the jury.

The government has the last word in its closing argument to the jury. By PATRICIA MEADE


TRAFICANT ON TRIAL Look for pattern of corruption, Morford tells jury

The government has the last word in its closing argument to the jury. By PATRICIA MEADE


TRAFICANT ON TRIAL One last chance to sway the jury

The government has the last word in its closing argument to the jury. By PATRICIA MEADE


America must squeeze Al-Qaida operative dry

Opinion: For weeks after the successful ouster of the criminal Taliban government in Afghanistan, Bush


Woman arrested in man's stabbing

YOUNGSTOWN -- Police arrested a Kendis Circle woman in the stabbing of her boyfriend Saturday. A


YOUNGSTOWN Woman and boyfriend accuse each other

The woman filed two police reports, and he filed one. By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


By MARALINE KUBIK

By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- In 90 years, Raymond Piasky and his twin


COLLEGE BASEBALL Penguins rally for win, but UIC gains the split

Youngstown State plays Wednesday at Kent State. NILES -- The Youngstown State baseball team won


CRIME STOPPERS Youngstown

A warrant for Robert Walker, also known as Robbie, is the focus of Crime Stoppers of Greater


Black berets are crowning glory of local Army unit

During times of war or in an emergency, the 423rd quartermaster battalion would serve as the


East Palestine schools panel set to meet

East Palestine schools panel set to meet EAST PALESTINE -- The city schools' continuous


YOUNGSTOWN South Siders call for effort to solve violence near bar

People who have been banned from the bar but gather outside are the problem, the Classique Lounge's


The 17th District congressman from Poland faces these 10 counts in the indictment brought by the

The 17th District congressman from Poland faces these 10 counts in the indictment brought by the


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COLUMBIANA COUNTY Confrontation at trailer park leaves one dead, one injured

The man was armed with a semiautomatic rifle bearing a 30-round magazine, a deputy said. By NORMAN


SOUTH AFRICA

Opinion: Business Day, Johannesburg, April 2: This promises to be one of the most absorbing weeks in recent


YOUNGSTOWN Democratic group tries to stop council from choosing president

The new laws wouldn't take effect for a month, after precinct committee members are to make their


COLUMBIANA CORNER Communities throw their weight behind exercise facility projects

Columbiana County-area residents soon will have an increasingly difficult time blaming their flabby


911 upgrade must include an evaluation of personnel

Opinion: As Mahoning County creates a "communication pathway for the next decade," in the words of


WORTH A LOOK

ART SHOWS XAn art show fund-raiser for Helping Other Women will begin with refreshments at 6:30


BIRTHS

BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Melinda Beiling and Herbert Hebron, 14350 High St., Petersburg, boy, April


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Democrats endorse Rep. Ted Strickland

The delegates spoke out against NAFTA. SALEM -- Columbiana County Democrats endorsed Ted


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS SUNDAY 1st--Orchids for Lori (R.Feliciano)5.202.602.40 Creamy


U.S. wins in Davis Cup

U.S. wins in Davis Cup Nineteen-year old Andy Roddick won both of his singles matches, including a


AGENDA

AGENDA TUESDAY Weathersfield Township trustees, 7 p.m., township administration building.


By CYNTHIA VINARSKY

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER BERLIN CENTER -- It was 1946, the nation was in


HUBBARD Long-range plan would benefit city

Some improvements won't be done for three years. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


MLK memorial luncheon

MLK memorial luncheon GIRARD -- The Youngstown Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute


SUNDAY'S RESULTS

SUNDAY'S RESULTS SOFTBALL Bethany 5-5, Muskingum 2-4 -- Bethany junior pitcher Rachael Schafer


Spy plane expected to be back in air soon

Spy plane expected to be back in air soon MARIETTA, Ga. -- A year after a collision with a


MAHONING VALLEY HazMat expands its focus, coverage

One official said it's the next step in the evolution of the HazMat response team. By BOB JACKSON


INSIDE Griffey injured

The euphoria of the Reds' come-from-behind 6-5 win in 10 innings over Montreal Sunday was


TRUMBULL COUNTY Health board plans to reprimand commissioner

A written reprimand will be added to the health commissioner's personnel file. By STEPHEN SIFF


Hubbard Twp. man charged after chase

Hubbard Twp. man charged after chase HUBBARD -- A 60-year-old Hubbard Township man faces charges


Youngstown woman faces assault charge

Youngstown woman faces assault charge BOARDMAN -- Marilyn D. Nelson, 45, of 254 Norwood Ave.,


GAME TIME Today

Who: Reds (Dessens 0-1) at Pirates (Villone 0-1). When: 1:35 p.m. Radio/TV: WKST-AM (1200), Fox


YSU

YSU Track and field KENT -- Youngstown State's Jeanna Cunningham, a Warren Harding High


Happy birthday times 2, plus 90

By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- In 90 years, Raymond Piasky and his twin


SALEM BUTLER Exhibit honors local painter who gained national fame

Some people believe that at the opening of the Butler in Salem, Charles Burchfield was there in


City council takes care of itself, not the people

Opinion: City council takes care of itself, not the people EDITOR: A move to deny citizens the right to


Local Arabs fear for family back home

Concerns about family and friends weighed heavily with the standing-room-only crowd. By JOHN W.