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Witness: Work on boat was to build morale

Current and former staff members who labored at the horse farm are on the witness list. By


COITSVILLE Ex-official files suit over loss of positions

The lawsuit contends a trustee threatened the former assistant chief's job. COITSVILLE -- A former


OTHER BUSINESS At a glance

City council also handled these items Wednesday: Talked about reviewing taxi license regulations.


Group gives rep a low score on environmental voting

The Mahoning Valley congressman's score is even worse than his results in the group's previous


TRUMBULL COUNTY Officials approve sewer project

By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF CHAMPION -- Neighboring Liberty and Girard


COLUMBUS State lawmakers pass bill to expand DNA collection

The bill's sponsor wants to represent the Youngstown-Warren area in Congress. By JEFF ORTEGA


TRUMBULL COUNTY Indictments

A grand jury has indicted the following: Donyea M. Stubbs, 28, Oriole Place, Warren, misdemeanor


YSU BASKETBALL Today's games

WOMEN Who: Youngstown State (11-14, 7-7 Horizon League) vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee (19-6, 13-1).


Four have filed petitions to run in primary for 6th District seat

A Mahoning County commissioner is not entering the congressional race, and a former Columbiana


The Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these liquor permit transfers and applications

The Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these liquor permit transfers and applications


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

Michael and Kelly (Walker) Pollander of Xenia are announcing the birth of their second child, a son,


Patient found at motel

Patient found at motel YOUNGSTOWN -- Someone helped a lost Alzheimer's patient who had walked away


WESTERN PA. Sharon drops 55-53 verdict to Grove City

The Tigers will meet Corry Saturday at Westminster in the first round of the District 10-AAA


UNION TOWNSHIP Recount of votes for supervisor keeps election-night winner in job

A write-in candidate and his lawyer thought the hand count would show a much closer race. By LAURE


Tanning industry won't admit dangers to public

Opinion: Tanning industry won't admit dangers to public EDITOR: The tanning bed industry has left the


NEW CASTLE Sweep nets drug arrests

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A drug sweep in Lawrence County has netted several people accused of distributing


LAWRENCE COUNTY Mangino considers run for House

Time may be running out for Democratic contenders. Election petitions are due by March 12. By


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses James A. Seratt, 35, of 425 Andrea Drive, Finley, and Robin L.


YOUNGSTOWN Council OKs sewer-rate increase

Members asked public works officials to work more closely with them. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL


BOARDMAN Printer-publisher moves into a new office on Foxwood

A new one-story layout will improve operations for a local printing and publishing company. By


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.93 3.05 Bank One,.84,34.7134.78 Clear Channel, 47.03


Former top aide tells of meeting with Soviets

Richards said the FBI warned him that a Soviet embassy official was really a KGB agent. CLEVELAND


MAC bests ACC

MAC bests ACC Ohio University treated it like a trip of a lifetime. North Carolina was its


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY My reply to Internet smut spam: Can it

Sluttygirl@-aol.com wrote me again. Subject line, "Do you remember me?" There's another e-mail from


Leetonia taking bids for building construction

Leetonia taking bids for building construction LEETONIA -- Village officials are accepting bids


SALEM Ordinance limits adult businesses

Fees, licensing and location are among the items addressed in the measure. By NORMAN LEIGH


INSIDE

INSIDE Jim Traficant will run for re-election as an independent. B1 The congressman tied for the


TRUMBULL COUNTY Brookfield man guilty of 5 child-sex counts

The 62-year-old man will be sentenced after a background check. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


YOUNGSTOWN Mother, 18, to be tried as an adult

By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- An 18-year-old East Side woman accused


Kindergarten proving worth in and out of classroom

Opinion: Parents who remain concerned that all-day kindergartens will overtax their children should find


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS WEDNESDAY 1st--Willow Spice(Pantaleano)7.003.202.60 Glorys Potential(W


REGION

REGION Employees to work overtime at GM plant LORDSTOWN -- General Motors' Lordstown Assembly


DIV. II GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Howland overwhelms Rayen in debut

In its tournament opener, Howland shot the ball well and played strong defense. By JOE SCALZO


REMOVING THE TARNISH ON SKATING

Opinion: REMOVING THE TARNISH ON SKATING Chicago Tribune: Early in the uproar over the outcome of the


BEAVER LOCAL Voters to decide on levy in May

The board is considering a bond issue for the May 2003 ballot. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM


ON TELEVISION From Salt Lake City

TODAY (NBC) 4-5 p.m. -- Cross country skiing (women's 4x5km relay). 8 p.m.-midnight -- Figure


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Sarah Rice and Ray Boggs, 62 1/2 Beechwood Drive, Youngstown, boy, Feb. 20. John


DIV. III GIRLS Brookfield on top; Maplewood edged

By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT ANDOVER -- Brookfield got just enough offense --


Chaney girls thump Field

AUSTINTOWN -- Sumya McElroy scored 16 points and Tara Mshar added 12 points, as Chaney routed Field


LAWRENCE COUNTY District attorney reorganizes

The overall number of assistant district attorneys will decrease this year. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- An


YOUNGSTOWN Cocaine test sends woman to prison

The sentence was reduced to make her eligible for shock probation sooner. By BOB JACKSON


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AP file photo

AP file photo RETURNING TO AMERICA: John Demjanjuk, the former Cleveland-area autoworker acquitted


FOOD AND CLOTHING

FOOD AND CLOTHING Greater Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 467 Cohasset Drive, Youngstown, 12:30


Man decries denial of request to speak

Council restricted access to a system used to spread messages to block watches. YOUNGSTOWN --


Yucca Mountain depository is the ultimate NIMBY

Opinion: We can understand that the people of Nevada are less than enthusiastic about the plan to use Yucca


"I don't have time to do anything. I don't have time to blow my nose. ... This trial may not be over

"I don't have time to do anything. I don't have time to blow my nose. ... This trial may not be over


DIV. I GIRLS Boardman pulls away for victory

Behind Amber Bland's 22 points and 10 rebounds, the Spartans sailed past Perry. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU


DAILY SCHEDULE Upcoming events

THURSDAY Alpine Skiing Park City Mountain Resort Men's Giant Slalom, Noon. Cross-Country


NOTRE DAME Bushey eyes strong finish, shot at draft

The Mooney grad is eyeing another solid baseball season, which he hopes will land him a pro


YOUNGSTOWN Man faces possible jail time for confrontation with official

YOUNGSTOWN -- A 44-year-old city man accused of assaulting city schools Superintendent Benjamin


A former chief of staff called work done by staffers on the congressman's houseboat 'team building.'

A former chief of staff called work done by staffers on the congressman's houseboat 'team building.'


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Sales tax will be on ballot this May

The increase is necessary to help avoid an economic emergency, a commissioner said. By NORMAN


COLUMBUS Experts warn farmers of bioterrorism threats

The speaker said he thinks farmers are ahead of the security game. By JEFF ORTEGA VINDICATOR


LTV Group to keep plant up, pending bid outcome

LTV will meet with bidders Wednesday to discuss their attempts to buy LTV plants. STAFF/WIRE


BOARDS OF EDUCATION

BOARDS OF EDUCATION BROOKFIELD UDiscussed the possibility of installing an all-purpose floor in


HUBBARD Be more prudent about overtime, council urges department heads

The city paid more than $200,000 in overtime last year. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


TRUMBULL COUNTY Fiorenzo withdraws request for expungement

The former county engineer is living in Florida. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Burglary suspects captured, charged

AUSTINTOWN -- Two men accused of burglary were arrested here Wednesday evening after a chase with


Man shot in abdomen

Man shot in abdomen LIBERTY -- A 24-year-old Youngstown man was shot Wednesday evening. Robert


Magic show planned

Magic show planned AUSTINTOWN -- A magic show will be held at 2 p.m. March 3 at Austintown Middle


MAKEUP Q & amp;A

Q. How do I know if my makeup is still good? A. Cosmetics aren't required by law to have


WARREN Members named to mull ideas for Avalon

The three-person committee will meet often, its chairman said. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR


MAHONING VALLEY Traficant to run as an independent

A Republican state legislator from Aurora is running for the 17th Congressional District seat. By


LORDSTOWN Life's not always clear sailing, but go for it, speaker urges

The South Carolina resident set his sights on the sea when he received a sailing trip as a 16th


YSU

YSU Horizon tickets YOUNGSTOWN -- Tickets for the Horizon League basketball tournament will be


CANFIELD TWP. Line for water being installed

Developers aren't required to have trustees' approval to install utility lines in the right of way.


NORTHFIELD RESULTS

NORTHFIELD RESULTS WEDNESDAY 1st--Royal Fin(B Miller)5.403.002.60 Easter West(D Hawk)2.802.40


MVSD Engineer: With ice gone at reservoir, water's taste, odor should improve

YSU will continue to study problems at the reservoir. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF


PREP AT A GLANCE

GIRLS BASKETBALL WEDNESDAY'S SCORES AREA TOURNAMENT DIVISION I At Alliance High School


DIV. IV GIRLS Western Reserve, Lowellville prevail

The two winners advanced to play in Saturday games at Liberty High. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR