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Problem of nuisance birds is nothing to crow about

Opinion: Coal miners used canaries in the mine shafts to give them an early warning if poisonous gases were

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth David and Jodee Benedict, 256 Ambrosia, Edinburg, Pa., boy, Feb. 23. Fred and

Why does area ignore homegrown talent?

Opinion: Why does area ignore homegrown talent? EDITOR: Why is it that when a prestigious executive

WOMEN'S HOOPS YSU finishes season winner

The Penguins got ready for Horizon League tournament play with an 87-66 win over Wright State.

Miss Cleo should have known what was coming

Opinion: The Federal Trade Commission has finally caught up with latest of the psychic scams that transfers

YOUNGSTOWN Benefits for retirees will end in weeks, LTV says

The end of coverage is coming much sooner than expected. STAFF/WIRE REPORTS YOUNGSTOWN -- LTV

TRUMBULL COUNTY Health official says program for new moms is underused

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- Mothers of newborns in Trumbull County can


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Gas customer shot in neck when caught in crossfire

A bullet went through the store window, missing a clerk and a customer inside. By JoANNE VIVIANO

Two men are facing charges in stabbing of 17-year-old

CANFIELD -- Mahoning County deputy sheriffs have charged two men in the stabbing of a Canfield High


LIBERTY Feb. 10 Arrest: An 18-year-old Warren man was arrested in the lot of the Holiday Inn

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN: The four surviving Mercury astronauts, from left, Gordon Cooper, Wally Schirra,

WHERE IT ALL BEGAN: The four surviving Mercury astronauts, from left, Gordon Cooper, Wally Schirra,


LOCAL BorderHawks in championship GARFIELD HEIGHTS -- The Youngstown BorderHawks Squirt AA Minor

Back to square one

Back to square one The Big Ten race is now a two-team, two-game, five-day sprint. Indiana's loss

OHIO LEGISLATURE House panel alters concealed-carry bill

The bill would allow county sheriffs to issue licenses for concealed handguns. By JEFF ORTEGA

SOUTH SIDE Youth league seeks team sponsors

The organization's leader said the players often don't have the money to pay the league registration


ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOWS XSt. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, 764 Fifth St., Struthers, will sponsor


AGENDA TUESDAY Youngstown Board of Education regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the board room of the

Senator diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

Senator diagnosed with multiple sclerosis ST. PAUL -- For years, people have asked Sen. Paul

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP Trustees to resume enforcing sign-law

Businesses cited will be made aware of the appeals process. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

Woman killed in crash on Ohio Turnpike

NILES -- A 62-year-old Girard woman was killed after the car in which she was riding struck another

Columbiana speech team to hold performance

Columbiana speech team to hold performance COLUMBIANA -- Members of the Columbiana High School

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JOT IT DOWN *Champion Township trustees meet in executive session at 5 p.m. Wednesday for fire

No barriers to learning

By PAUL WHEATLEY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER A spanking new $11 million elementary school sits less

Dairy Mart robbed

Dairy Mart robbed NILES -- A Robbins Avenue convenience store reported being robbed early

COMMENTARY The good, bad and glorious in Olympics imitate world

SALT LAKE CITY -- Two cross-country skiers, running on their last reserves, stopped abruptly at the

CREATIVITY All play is work at some places

Some businesses consider goofing off on company time a good thing. ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH The

Bingo money stolen

Bingo money stolen YOUNGSTOWN -- Police seek a man who robbed $87 of bingo money from workers at


Opinion: FRANCE Le Monde, Paris, Feb. 18: The heat is rising between the two shores of the Atlantic.

YOUNGSTOWN Tribe: No tie to area casino plan

A group that wants to open a casino here said it will have to work with another tribe. By JEFF

WESTERN PA. Pulaski Township will redo zoning laws

The Amish will be permitted to build 'doty' houses for their elderly under the proposed zoning laws.