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YOUNGSTOWN MURDER TRIAL Defendant admits tossing gun into lake

Hughes said he had wanted to sell the gun for money to pay his delinquent electric bill. By BOB


LOCAL Davis pops 27 to key Thiel romp

A.H. Davis and Erik Hemsing helped the Tomcats roll to a 97-70 win over Hiram. GREENVILLE, Pa. --


Deputy fired over Columbine statements

Deputy fired over Columbine statements LITTLETON, Colo. -- Citing "unacceptable conduct," a


BASEBALL

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


UNION TOWNSHIP Pa. police arrest man in jewelry store theft

The suspect's picture was matched with video from a store surveillance camera. NEW CASTLE, Pa. --


PREP SCORES, SUMMARIES & amp; SCHEDULE

BOYS BASKETBALL WEDNESDAY'S SCORES AREA Akron Hoban 72, Ursuline 63 Bristol 72, Maplewood 49


JACKSON-MILTON Superintendent backs new school

Officials are looking into the possibility of shortening the elementary school day by 20 minutes.


Patriotism demands U.S. flag have pre-eminence

Opinion: Patriotism demands U.S. flag have pre-eminence EDITOR: Every time I drive in front of the


'Weakest Link' host tops Blackwell's list

'Weakest Link' host tops Blackwell's list NEW YORK -- A fashion failure "Goodbye!" has been given


YOUNGSTOWN Expert speaks on disease

One vaccine injection at the beginning of the freshman year is good for four years in college. By


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Ronald L. Sabelli, 23, of 440 Fairground Blvd. No. 52,


SHARPSVILLE Council decries bank's fee plan

People should begin dropping off their bills at the municipal building, officials said. By HAROLD


Auditor's report shows problems in Girard

The report is standard when communities are under a fiscal emergency. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR


Short causes loss of shift

LORDSTOWN -- An electrical short shut down production Wednesday at the General Motors Lordstown


PREP BASEBALL Support for Wolfe influences board's decision

Parents and players rallied around the Columbiana coach, who will return. By NANCY TULLIS


Officials change approach to budget

A few council members threw around the 'L' word -- layoffs -- as a possibility. By ROGER G. SMITH


LOCAL

LOCAL Co-champions YOUNGSTOWN -- Two basketball teams representing St. Christine's Parish -- the


PLAYOFF BOUND 49ers coach Steve Mariucci

Age: 46. Hometown: Iron Mountain, Mich. College: Northern Michigan. Mariucci quarterbacked the


Makeover lasts New York minute

A Coitsville woman filled in on a 'Sally Jessy Raphael Show' that originally halted recording on


WARREN Sprint alters toll charges

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN WARREN -- Area Sprint customers soon will see some toll charges


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Commission seeks funds for veterans

WARREN -- Recent job layoffs and the problems of advancing age have caused more veterans to seek


TRUMBULL COUNTY Niles man sentenced for trying to bribe police chief

He could have received up to 33 years in prison. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


Facing drug charges

Facing drug charges CLEVELAND -- A federal grand jury has indicted William J. Isom, 67, of Burkey


YOUNGSTOWN Officials change approach to budget

A few council members threw around the 'L' word -- layoffs -- as a possibility. By ROGER G. SMITH


Port authority to help fund interchange

WELLSVILLE -- A project intended to improve highway access for an industrial park will receive


Greater Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 467 Cohasset Drive, Youngstown, various commodities, 12:30 p.m. Friday. Bring containers and identification.

Food and clothing distribution notices are to be submitted by 3 p.m. the day before they are to be


SCHOOL BOARDS

SCHOOL BOARDS GIRARD Elected Jamie R. DeVore president and Jane Harris vice president.


GIRLS BASKETBALL W. Branch wastes little time, wins in impressive fashion

The Warriors darted to a 27-2 first quarter lead against Akron Springfield. By TODD BELL


Overhaul of four lower courts will resume

The audit findings support what a local planning group already had begun. YOUNGSTOWN -- Plans to


POLAND TOWNSHIP Man faces charges in break-ins

The criminal element does not recognize any territorial boundaries, the chief says. By JOHN W.


Achieving excellence: some school districts can

Opinion: With great fanfare, the Ohio Department of Education released on Monday the ratings of 608 school


County seeks grant for Howland project

Howland would also contribute to the project. WARREN -- An area of Howland Township ranked among


CITY SERIES

CITY SERIES League All games Wilson2-05-4 Canton Timken1-06-2 Rayen0-12-7 Chaney0-23-7


DIGITAL CHICKEN LITTLE

Opinion: DIGITAL CHICKEN LITTLE Los Angeles Times: Visit the International Consumer Electronics Show, which


New GM plant opens

New GM plant opens General Motors' new Lansing Grand River plant, which opened Wednesday, makes


YOUNGSTOWN Lawsuit over charter school returns to county

COLUMBUS -- A state judge returned to Mahoning County a lawsuit challenging the legitimacy of the


10 trees for $10

10 trees for $10 The National Arbor Day Foundation is offering 10 trees -- two each of white


PREP BASKETBALL Bristol runs away with win; Ursuline suffers second loss

Boardman's girls easily handled Chaney. BRISTOL -- Bristol High out-scored Maplewood 48-30 in the


RECOMMENDATIONS Audit outcome

Some of the findings and recommendations in the state performance audit report for Mahoning County


SPRINT Toll-free calling changes

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY Cortland: To Niles, Sharon and Youngstown. EFFECTIVE JAN. 23 Warren: To


Man dies in fire at machine shop

Authorities believe the victim was trying to get his truck out of the burning building. By HAROLD


YSU BASKETBALL Today's games

WOMEN Who: YSU (4-8, 1-1) vs. Detroit (6-6, 2-0). When: 7 p.m. Where: Beeghly Center. The


LAWRENCE COUNTY Prison board sets guidelines for inmates' medical care

Brian Burick was elected prison board president. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU


TRUMBULL COUNTY Niles man sentenced for bribery

He could have received up to 33 years in prison. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Hair may recede, but barbershop stands its ground

Fancy hair salons are OK, but sometimes, a man's just gotta go to a barber. For 42 years, Bill


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

Mr. and Mrs. John J. Vranches (Diane Roach) of Charlottesville, Va., are announcing the birth of


COLUMBIANA CO. Vote OKs expansion by Salem

Salem has said it's willing to pay for half the utility expansion project. LISBON -- Nearly 75


GIRARD Auditor's report shows problems

The report is standard when communities are under a fiscal emergency. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR


Old bad habits die hard

Opinion: There are some roads best left untraveled. One of the best to be avoided is the road that leads to a


FINGERHUT SLAYING Charge of gun theft is dismissed

A city prosecutor believes the murder defendant fabricated the story that her gun was stolen. By


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,2.903.08 Banc One,.84,38.1938.27 Clear Channel, 50.83


Beaver OKs rezoning

Beaver OKs rezoning NORTH LIMA -- Beaver Township trustees voted to rezone a parcel of land on the


YOUNGSTOWN YWCA trustees vote to close pool

Besides leaking 2,244 gallons a week, the pool has been a drain on the budget, its director says.


Housing authority workers' raise grows

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Lawrence County Housing Authority's 35 employees will receive a bigger raise than


GETTING IT RIGHT

Charles Straub, U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr.'s spokesman, said about a congressional


YOUNGSTOWN Program aims to combat effect of violence on kids

The brochure provides a 24-hour telephone number for assistance. YOUNGSTOWN -- City police who


NORTHFIELD RESULTS WEDNESDAY

NORTHFIELD RESULTS WEDNESDAY 1st--Repeat(G Bartlett)32.2013.204.00 Dangerous Pleasure(D