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MERCER Man sentenced; stole from dad and others

Luba was ordered to make restitution and was given credit for time served. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK


YOUNGSTOWN Help is available for heat payments

Both homeowners and renters are encouraged to apply. YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Area Community


TRUMBULL JAIL Doctor denied bid sues county

The lawyer for commissioners says they acted properly. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Eric Clapton weds Ohio native, 25

Eric Clapton weds Ohio native, 25 LONDON -- Eric Clapton, 56, married his 25-year-old American


Don't expect Mullah Omar to walk into captivity

Opinion: Anyone who thinks deposed Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar will surrender -- whether to the


Women killed in crash identified

YOUNGSTOWN -- Two Salem women who died in a car crash around 2:30 a.m. Thursday on Market Street


The bumbling hitman gets away with murder

Opinion: Mark Batcho, the hitman from the gang that couldn't shoot straight, leads a charmed a life for such


INTERSTATE 80 Revised bridge plan cuts costs

Construction of the bridges is set to start in late 2004 or early 2005. By DAVID SKOLNICK


In coach and Clarett, national audience gets an eyeful of the Valley

By ROB TODOR VINDICATOR SPORTS EDITOR TEMPE, Ariz. -- Now, the rest of the country knows what


Police wound suspect in Texas office shooting

Police wound suspect in Texas office shooting ADDISON, Texas -- A man fatally shot and stabbed a


PREP SCORES, SUMMARIES & amp; SCHEDULE

GIRLS BASKETBALL THURSDAY'S SCORES AREA Ursuline 61, Fitch 49 Howland 75, Warren Harding 55


DISTRICT COURT Warren bribery leads to prison

The FBI says more indictments are on the way. By AMANDA C. DAVIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


WARREN Victim's input praised

A defendant's parole may have been denied partly because the victim chose to speak to the parole


Scrappers braintrust

Scrappers braintrust The Cleveland Indians have designated Chris Bando as manager of the Mahoning


WARREN Victim credited in parole denial

A defendant's parole may have been denied partly because the victim chose to speak to the parole


LOCAL

LOCAL Cayson to attend Youngstown State WARREN -- Josh Cayson, an outstanding running back for


COURTS

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Dwight E. Parker II, 26, of 6849 Lockwood Blvd., #2, Boardman,


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Autumn Cadonic and Joey Pushinsky, 1587 Waterford, East Palestine, girl, Jan. 2.


Planes bomb camp

If Omar doesn't surrender, the United States might start bombing the area where he's believed to be


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.852.94 Banc One,.84,39.0939.12 Clear Channel, 51.78


WYTV Channel 33 cuts power to make electrical repairs

YOUNGSTOWN -- Football fans may have felt a sense of dread if they tuned in to WYTV Channel 33 early


Retired high school principal to fill school board vacancy

SHARON, Pa. -- A retired high school principal has been named to fill a vacancy on the Sharon City


GIRLS BASKETBALL Hubbard works overtime to give Girard first loss

By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT HUBBARD -- Hubbard High scored the first six points of


YOUNGSTOWN Rapist of children must go to prison for rest of his life

The rapist got 13 life sentences plus another 60 years. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE


Detore granted separate trial

Rep. Traficant's co-defendant's trial has been reset to July. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA Slippery Rock gives Trojans a battle before losing, 54-50

The Rockets need to work on scoring more points. By BILL ALBRIGHT VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


INSIDE

INSIDE UPakistan has agreed to turn over to the United States the Taliban's former ambassador to


MAHONING VALLEY SCRAPPERS Chris Bando named manager for 2002

Dave Turgeon will return to the team but as a coach. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


IN THE DUGOUT Scrappers history of coaches

2002 Chris Bando, manager Dave Turgeon, coach Ken Rowe, pitching coach Michael Salazar,


TRUSTEES

TRUSTEES SOUTHINGTON Trustees handled these items Thursday: * Appointed Al Haberstrom to a


NFC Mariucci: We'll be watching you

The team's playoff opponent and site will be based on the outcome of three games this weekend. By


YOUNGSTOWN Cops discuss murder suspect

The suspect was released from prison in October and used a North Side address. By PATRICIA MEADE


He whom Allah guides is on the right way; and he whom He leaves in error -- they are the losers.

He whom Allah guides is on the right way; and he whom He leaves in error -- they are the losers.


BOARDMAN South Ave. widening just down the road

The road will be widened from two lanes to five between Presidential Drive and Western Reserve Road.


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS XEastern Ohio Pharmacists Association will meet at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday at Lucianno's


FEELING GOOD: Miami coach Larry Coker is doused with water by his team after it defeated Nebraska

FEELING GOOD: Miami coach Larry Coker is doused with water by his team after it defeated Nebraska


GENERAL MOTORS Sales slump continues for Cavalier

By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS EDITOR LORDSTOWN --Chevrolet Cavalier sales fell for the


Victim credited in parole denial

A defendant's parole may have been denied partly because the victim chose to speak to the parole


POLICE BLOTTER Boardman

Summary of police activity: Dec. 17 Theft: A 57-year-old Youngstown woman was arrested and


COLUMBIANA COUNTY State effort to recognize military honor recipients

The names of Medal of Honor winners would be inscribed on granite markers. LISBON -- Columbiana


INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE South Range breaks game open, uses early run to beat Lowellville

The Raiders had four players in double figures and remained unbeaten. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR


AUSTINTOWN A $2M lottery win, that's the ticket!

The odds of winning on the ticket were 1 in 2.5 million. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Stars and Stripes must fly above all others

Opinion: Stars and Stripes must fly above all others EDITOR: The foresight and wisdom of our founding


Butler, Hanover trustees to raise cemetery fees

HANOVERTON -- The trustees of Hanover and Butler townships voted to increase fees at Woodsdale


EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant plans to play for the United States

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant plans to play for the United States


What's right for the kids

Title IX. Mention this law and you get instant reaction. Since its enactment in 1972, Title IX


Seeking musical ecstasy outside the mainstream

Pop culture -- in all of its glory of glitz and glamour, makeup and money, and cushy fluff melodies


Cops discuss murder suspect

The suspect was released from prison in October and used a North Side address. By PATRICIA MEADE


YSU WOMEN Half- game effort blamed

When YSU's starters needed a breather, the bench wasn't the answer, either, in an 80-71 loss. By


PITTSBURGH Man faces prison over cocaine

Several Pennsylvania residents also have pleaded guilty in the plot. PITTSBURGH -- A Trumbull


LISBON County officials get a jump on sewer fix

Progress is being made on an effort to build a new facility for the physically and mentally


TRAFICANT CASE Detore will get his own trial

Rep. Traficant's co-defendant's trial has been reset to July. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


GIRARD Judge offers cash from court fund

An emergency income tax issue would permit residents choose what services they want, a councilwoman