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NOTEBOOK From Heinz Field

Grand day: The Steelers have a pair of 1,000-yard receivers for the first time in franchise history.


COLUMBIANA Trustee Hum contests sign-size ordinance

The Fairfield Township man said the law is unconstitutional. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM


Poor shooting Slippery Rock loses 63-47

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Anthony Frazier scored 20 points and had a team-high nine rebounds to lead


Even wonders of the world aren't safe from terrorists

Opinion: It's easy to understand why Indian authorities would take seriously a threat allegedly made by


WORTH A LOOK

BRIDAL SHOWS XA bridal fair will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at Mary Mother of Hope Parish


NFL Week 17 and beyond

Sunday's scores Pittsburgh 28, Cleveland 7. San Francisco 38, New Orleans 0. Cincinnati 23,


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Shaun and Lisa McConnell, 233 E. Broadway Ave., Girard, boy, Jan. 5. Thomas and


TAMI PICHITINO ARTHUR VOLPINI

TAMI PICHITINO ARTHUR VOLPINI POLAND -- Tami Marie Pichitino and Arthur Dominic Volpini, both of


Spanish soap star draws masses at mall

Spanish soap star draws masses at mall WHEATON, Md. -- Fire and police officials had to evacuate a


Woman is still standing tall at 107

Many have given up the high heel option of footwear -- but not everyone. Loraine Bowling, for


Stolen from garage

Stolen from garage SALEM -- Police are investigating the theft of a 5-horsepower push lawn mower


REGION Snowfall shuts schools, leaves roads slippery

There were several accidents reported, but none was serious. Winter's first storm hit Sunday,


Whether to retire early can be a difficult decision, but personal finance columnist Jeff Brown

Whether to retire early can be a difficult decision, but personal finance columnist Jeff Brown


SATURDAY'S GAMES

SATURDAY'S GAMES Minnesota 112, Atlanta 96 Boston 90, New York 81 New Jersey 89, Charlotte 80


Manager hopes to draw families over next 10 years

The manager said the city could add about 2,000 residents before infrastructure expansion is needed.


Powell-Devine engagement announced

SALEM -- Announced by Lois and Paul Wagner, 238 Ohio Ave., Salem, is the engagement of their


2003 GRADES

2003 GRADES Quality vounts Report card grades from the Jan. 9, 2003, "State of the States"


REGION

REGION Parker Hannifin reports orders drop CLEVELAND -- Parker Hannifin Corp., which makes


AGENDA

AGENDA TUESDAY Ellsworth Township Zoning Board 7 p.m., township fire station, 6036 S. Salem-


MAHONING VALLEY Revving up a dream of an auto

Area businesses and the Make-a-Wish Foundation are joining forces to restore a vintage Chevy. By


CRA Reinvestment area in Lordstown expands

Village council approved creation of a CRA in 1999 to provide a tax abatement to a trucking company.


WARREN City nears final stages of cleanup at former power plant

Proposed legislation to finish the project will go before city council later this month. By AMANDA


Man suffers burns after dropping match

Man suffers burns after dropping match NILES -- A 94-year-old man was seriously burned Sunday when


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COLUMBIANA CORNER Inmates lend a hand with real estate tax bills

Columbiana County Treasurer Linda Bolon is enlisting county jail inmates in an effort to get real


U.S. blasts large cache of weapons

U.S. officials are believing even more that bin Laden is in Pakistan. COMBINED DISPATCHES


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with Dr. Robert Colllins

with Dr. Robert Colllins Age: 50. Hometown: Born and reared in Memphis. Tenn.; now lives in


POLICE CALLS Girard, Liberty, Hubbard

Summary of police activity: GIRARD Jan. 2 Criminal damage: Two power conduits were damaged at


Sculptor finds her muse in Italy

YOUNGSTOWN -- Jenamarie Filaccio graduated from Youngstown State University in 1975 with a bachelor


SUPERMAX PRISON Inmates to see start of trial

Check wire desk for update The suit challenges the prison's concept. YOUNGSTOWN -- A federal


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Poland Community Baseball Center -- is where Tri-T Baseball and Softball will mee Jan. 16


Normal trade relations with China unwarranted

Opinion: Normal trade relations with China unwarranted EDITOR: While we have been focusing on the war on


Bowers finally feeling like a pro

PITTSBURGH -- R. J. Bowers can consider himself a real NFL player now. If the hard-hitting tackles


EDUCATION Ohio, Pa. don't fund schools equitably, report says

Ohio ranks with the top nine states in an 'improving teacher quality' category. By JoANNE VIVIANO


ONE ON ONE| Dr. Robert Collins Infertility specialist enjoys seeing fruits of labor

What led you to bring your practice to the Youngstown area? I basically wanted to leave corporate


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.90 2.99 Banc One,.84,39.27 39.28 Clear Channel,


MAHONING VALLEY United Way extends '01 campaign

The Youngstown/Mahoning Valley United Way 2001 campaign report will be Feb. 12. YOUNGSTOWN - The


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Jury selection to begin in Yates drowning trial

Jury selection to begin in Yates drowning trial HOUSTON -- There is little debate over what


Fred Taylor dies

Fred Taylor dies Former Ohio State basketball coach Fred Taylor died Sunday after a series of


U.S. strikes suspected terror sites

Civilian casualties from U.S. bombings are being discussed. COMBINED DISPATCHES KANDAHAR,


CRIME STOPPERS Greater Youngstown

A felonious assault is the focus of Crime Stoppers of Greater Youngstown this week: Crime: Beating


Incomprehensible arson destroying much of Australia

Opinion: The black Christmas of smoke, soot and ash that choked Sydney, Australia, and hundreds of square


They are as much a sign of the season as the first daffodils that mark the beginning of spring.

They are as much a sign of the season as the first daffodils that mark the beginning of spring.


Filings in area set court record

Filings in the bankruptcy court increased more than 1,500 from the year 2000. By BOB JACKSON


Curbing deaths from driving

The Canfield post said 21 percent of highway deaths in 2001 involved alcohol. By NANCY TULLIS


Fire chief to swear in promoted officers

Fire chief to swear in promoted officers YOUNGSTOWN -- Three newly promoted officers of the


REGION Snow shuts schools, leaves roads slippery

There were several accidents but none was serious. Winter's first storm hit Sunday, dumping four