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The former contractor said the congressman was well aware of his bad reputation in Youngstown.

The former contractor said the congressman was well aware of his bad reputation in Youngstown. By


CNN report finds support is flagging

The CNN piece said there is a 'growing chorus' against Traficant in the Mahoning Valley. By DAVID


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Warren attorney Toni Marcheskie intends to appeal a contempt finding that includes her being ordered

Warren attorney Toni Marcheskie intends to appeal a contempt finding that includes her being ordered


U BUDGET ADOPTED: Girard city council adopted a balanced budget and a 3 percent sewer rate increase

U BUDGET ADOPTED: Girard city council adopted a balanced budget and a 3 percent sewer rate increase


DIVISION I BOYS Howland arrives late, exits early to Scarabs

The Tigers rallied in the fourth quarter, but it wasn't enough against East Tech. By CHUCK


WARREN Volunteer 'will never forget' work in New York

Sept. 11 was also the woman's first day working at the Red Cross. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

MOUNTAINEER RESULTS MONDAY 1st--Explosive Play (D.Whitney)6.803.803.00 Leading Comment (R.Allen,


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.903.05 Bank One,.84,35.4635.51 Clear Channel, 49.00


Double whammy

Double whammy Ricky Gutierrez has the burden of following one of the greatest players in Cleveland


Jewish center fire

Jewish center fire YOUNGSTOWN -- A dryer fire in the laundry room at the Jewish Community Center,


REUNIONS

Woodrow Wilson High School Class of 1941 will meet at 1 p.m. March 6 at T.J.'s in Boardman. Reunion


PREP BOWL

PREP BOWL Winners Trumbull County Educational Service Center's annual Prep Bowl competition


DIVISION III BOYS Brookfield overcomes Girard by 6 in overtime

Brookfield snapped an 11-game losing streak. By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT HUBBARD


COLOMBIA STRIKES BACK

Opinion: COLOMBIA STRIKES BACK Miami Herald: For three years, Colombian President Andres Pastrana offered


Columbiana man gets prison for rape

Columbiana man gets prison for rape LISBON -- A 47-year-old Columbiana man is sentenced to 16


INFOCISION Company opens new call center

A local telemarketer has 125 job openings in its Boardman and Austintown call centers. By CYNTHIA


LISBON Attorney to appeal contempt finding

Imposition of the jail sentence was delayed by the judge. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM


WARREN Crash victim's mother sued in defamation

Statements broadcast on television were defamatory, the suit says. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


MERCER COUNTY Prison board approves plan to establish incarceration fee

MERCER, Pa. -- Mercer County Jail inmates now have to pay a $10-per-day incarceration fee. The


CANFIELD Permits needed to cut curbs

Two residential streets will be posted at 25 mph. CANFIELD -- Township trustees have adopted a


WARREN Klivan's Jewelers prepares to close

The owners say business has been good, but they've decided to dissolve their partnership. By


THE TOD SQUADRON Setting, reaching field goals

The squadron consists of students nominated by their high school guidance counselors or building


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Growing up with Tourette's syndrome

An e-mail sent to me Feb. 17: "Dear Diane Murphy: Hi my name is Daniel. It is very weird having


DIVISION III United beats East Palestine for the 3rd time

The Golden Eagles had their toughest time against the Bulldogs, 70-63. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR


EAST PALESTINE Deer and dog carcasses found at lake

Animal remains and debris have been illegally dumped near the lake. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR


Boards of education

Boards of education HUBBARD UAuthorized the purchase of a 2002 school bus from the American Bus


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Brad and Elizabeth Drennen, 2556 Chestnut Drive, Girard, boy, Feb. 25. Kevin and


GIRARD Official decides to step down from his seat on city council

The councilman decided to resign based on the recommendation of his doctor. By TIM YOVICH


SALEM 12 share in the big payout as Lotto ticket hits for $17M

The group plays regularly but only when the jackpot exceeds $12 million. By DAVID SKOLNICK and


$2 billion price tag leaves some questions

Is the exposure worth the money? American cities still clamor for the right to be host for the


REGION

REGION United Community declares dividend YOUNGSTOWN -- United Community Financial, holding


MAHONING COUNTY Courthouse installs I.D. card security

The new system will be foolproof if it's used right, a common pleas judge said. By BOB JACKSON


Eastwood Mall sues Target for payments

YOUNGSTOWN -- Target Corp. owes the Eastwood Mall $212,000 in lease payments, a lawsuit says. The


YOUNGSTOWN LTV tries to weigh mill bids

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN LTV may pick the best bidder for its steel plants Wednesday.


Bystander still critical with gunshot

YOUNGSTOWN -- A bystander shot Monday morning at a South Avenue gas mart remains in critical


CHAMPION CASE Court frees man on bond, but he must get rid of explosives, weapons

A warrant was filed Friday in municipal court, records show. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


WARREN Son's bringing explosive to school nets father an appearance in court

The warrant was filed Friday in municipal court, records show. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


CURBSTONERS Creed gives instant insight

The NFL official from Struthers said one-third of calls challenged in 2001 were overturned. By


BOYS DIVISION II Liberty topples Hubbard in OT

The Leopards won 71-66, while Rayen defeated Salem, 68-57. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS


BOARDMAN Electric line worker is hurt at building site

A First Energy spokesman said the company is still investigating the cause of the accident.


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Clifford D. Buckley, 26, of 7489 Huntington Drive, 2,


Center Twp. officials demand action on fire-prone landfill

LISBON -- Columbiana County officials are taking steps to seal a landfill in Center Township that


AGENDA

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


TRAFICANT ON TRIAL Bucci had choice: Sue or 'own' lawmaker

The congressman's fingerprints were not on the $24,500 in cash displayed in court. By PATRICIA


Woman sues jail

Woman sues jail YOUNGSTOWN -- A woman who served six months in the Trumbull County jail has filed


Council seeks members

Council seeks members YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County Family and Children First Council is seeking


FARRELL 2 businessmen offer plans for big commercial project

Advocates believe they can attract private investment to help rebuild the community. By HAROLD


YSU

YSU Tennis LORETTO, Pa. -- The Youngstown State women's tennis team defeated St. Francis (Pa.)