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WHEN AUTHORS FEEL 'USED'

Opinion: Chicago Tribune: Authors probably have mixed feelings about used-book stores. After all, writers


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

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WEATHERSFIELD RTI more than doubles 1st-quarter earnings over last year's

WEATHERSFIELD -- RTI International reported first-quarter earnings more than twice last year's total


GIRARD General fund deficit is worse than thought

Comments about the audits were limited because the reports haven't been made public. By TIM YOVICH


Man charged in robberies, mugging

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Police said they linked a city man to two convenience store robberies and a


LORDSTOWN Students hear and see drinking, driving effects

The speaker was paralyzed in a car crash a year after graduating from high school. By DENISE DICK


PENNSYLVANIA All's well in new bill

Legislators say the bill is limited in its powers. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU


BASEBALL

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YOUNGSTOWN YSU resists plea to allow alcohol

YSU prohibits alcohol in all five of its resident halls, even if a student is 21. By RON COLE


MAHONING REPUBLICANS Hanni's pick for party chief faces drug charges

The candidate will return to county court next month. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS


Leetonia to get school money

LEETONIA -- Schools Superintendent Thomas Inchak said the more than $600,000 the Ohio Controlling


YSU

YSU Men's basketball YOUNGSTOWN -- Senior guard Ryan Patton was named the 2002 Dom Rosselli Most


YOUNGSTOWN Man pleads guilty in child-sex case

The charge was reduced from rape. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN --


COLUMBIANA CO. Victim accuses ex-tenant

A county grand jury will next review the case and decide on an indictment. By NORMAN LEIGH


YOUNGSTOWN Fox airs 1st part of rep's interview

'You better beat me on appeal, or there will be no IRS,' the congressman said. By PETER H.


MAHONING COUNTY Petro: Nothing serious in audit

A final report on county credit card policies will be issued after the May 7 primary. By DAVID


MAHONING COUNTY Chamber backs sales tax renewal

The chamber says tax revenue is needed for the county government to maintain progress. By BOB


AGENDA

AGENDA WEDNESDAY Weathersfield Board of Education, 7 p.m., high school library. AWARE,


City delays 4 lots' sale for details

The city wants to be sure that development and financing plans are in place. By HAROLD GWIN


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Do you ever feel like you could just scream?

Years ago, my aunt, who lived in a Chicago high-rise, took us onto its freight elevator and let us


To serve time

To serve time WARREN -- A 36-year-old Brookfield man, convicted of four counts of gross sexual


KIMBELL TRIAL Other testimony

Gino Sapanero, 45, a truck driver heading west on U.S. Route 422 the day of the killings, said he


YOUNGSTOWN 4 investment salesmen say they were duped

Regulators should focus on stopping promoters of risky investments, one broker said. By CYNTHIA


Arrest in murder

Arrest in murder YOUNGSTOWN -- City police arrested a third man in last month's murder of a 29-


Congressman files for new trial

The congressman wants 30 days to provide more evidence supporting his request for a new trial. By


SAWHILL TUBULAR Maneely acquires 3 plants

The new owners intend to keep the plants operating. SHARON, Pa. -- The Sawhill Tubular plants in


YOUNGSTOWN Loud music charge is 7th

YOUNGSTOWN -- Lamar Adams will dance to the music in court -- again. Adams, 20, of Granite Street,


ATHLETIC TRAINING

ATHLETIC TRAINING Speed Training, Jump Stretch, Power Training and Bosu classes -- The two-hour


NILES Couple who tried to hide body are freed

The man died of an overdose, police think. NILES -- A man and woman have been let out of jail


Pupils' cleanup project

Pupils' cleanup project YOUNGSTOWN -- About 25 Hayes Middle School pupils will do a community


LAKE MILTON Teen battles for veterans

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER LAKE MILTON -- Nikki Mendicino is a champion of


PREP FOOTBALL Warren safety rated as Ohio's No. 1 prospect

Prescott Burgess will be the player to watch this fall; Ursuline's Louis Irizarry is ranked No. 3.


WARREN Man on trial in shooting of baby

The baby was seriously injured in the shooting, police said. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


Chancellor denies knowing of allegation

The priest is now with the Diocese of Saginaw, Mich. YOUNGSTOWN -- A new complaint of sexual


LAWRENCE COUNTY Jury sees murder-scene photos

The defense attorney said the bloody photos would prejudice the jury against his client. By LAURE


Shooting death of man, 46, is city's 13th homicide of '02

YOUNGSTOWN -- The city recorded its 13th homicide of the year this morning after a 46-year-old man


State rep races crucial for tri-county's future

Opinion: Of all the issues the Ohio General Assembly must deal with over the next two years, the state's


PREP SOFTBALL Mooney resumes fast pace

Jackson-Milton won without a hit, while Western Reserve and Lakeview stayed unbeaten. WARREN --


EAST PALESTINE Farm market lacks vendors

EAST PALESTINE -- Without more vendor interest, there won't be a farmers market downtown this


AUSTINTOWN Judge orders Saadey to begin his sentence

The felon had a firearm and is on a suicide watch. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


REUNIONS

XGustavus Alumni will hold a banquet May 18 at Gustavus Elementary School beginning with a social


CAMPBELL Operator of animal shelter pleads innocent in cat theft

CAMPBELL -- The operator of an animal rescue group has pleaded innocent to misdemeanor charges in


SPLIT VISION -- Pazicni explains to sixth-graders how placement of a hawk's eyes allows the bird to

SPLIT VISION -- Pazicni explains to sixth-graders how placement of a hawk's eyes allows the bird to


WARREN Theft case ends with guilty plea

The defendant could get up to 13 years in prison. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


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Thanks to Traficant for all he's done for Valley

Opinion: Thanks to Traficant for all he's done for Valley EDITOR: Now that Jimbo's time in office


PREP BASEBALL Repec directs Boardman to SVC victory

Steve Varkony tossed a five-inning no-hitter for Crestview. BOARDMAN -- Matt Repec homered,


Politicians to debate

Politicians to debate HERMITAGE, Pa. -- Pa. State Rep. Michael Gruitza, D-7th, and James Lumpp,


"Anywhere you look, you read about the problems with alcohol on college campuses. To be more lenient

"Anywhere you look, you read about the problems with alcohol on college campuses. To be more lenient


BOXING Lou Bizzarro Jr. on Expo Dome fight card

Another member of the Bizzarro family, lightweight Ernie, will be making his first appearance in the


FARRELL Soil sinks housing proposal

An agency fears that whatever might be buried on-site could require an expensive cleanup. By


CAPTIVE AUDIENCE -- Ashley Harvey, center, and, from left, Alyssa Pompeii, Gina Strabala, Amanda

CAPTIVE AUDIENCE -- Ashley Harvey, center, and, from left, Alyssa Pompeii, Gina Strabala, Amanda


BIRTHS

BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Kelly Childs, 1203 Idaho Road, Austintown, boy, April 23. Salem