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PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

FRIDAY BOYS BASKETBALL AREA Canton Timken 78, Chaney 64 Warren Harding 69, Can. McKinley 59


TRAFICANT CASE U.S.: Tape and statements explain reasons for probe

One of the congressman's longtime friends has pleaded innocent to perjury. By PATRICIA MEADE


WARREN POLICE Contract arbitration hearing to continue

An arbitrator will make a binding decision at the end of the hearing. WARREN -- The second half of


Respiratory care association honors Case Western manager

AUSTINTOWN -- Teresa Volsko, cystic fibrosis care manager at Case Western Reserve University's


NILES FBI honors police chief for role in sting

The chief wore a device to record his conversations with two men who tried to bribe him. By DENISE


BOARDMAN Police arrest six in connection with vehicle break-ins

Police are still investigating the thefts. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Yet God my King is from of old, working salvation in the earth.

Yet God my King is from of old, working salvation in the earth. Psalm 74:7


ONE COMMUNICATIONS Trumbull Internet company acquires competitor

The buy expands the company's market area into Masury, Brookfield and western Pennsylvania. WARREN


Girard science students develop a land lab

Girard science students develop a land lab GIRARD -- Junior and senior science students at Girard


Somalis seek boycott of 'Black Hawk Down'

Somalis seek boycott of 'Black Hawk Down' MINNEAPOLIS -- Local Somali leaders called Thursday for


UNION TOWNSHIP Officials hire police officer

Supervisors fielded questions from a standing-room-only crowd By MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR


MAHONING COUNTY Drawing the line at a split district

Commissioner Ed Reese said a lawsuit could be filed against the state of Ohio. By BOB JACKSON


YSU

YSU Swimmers, divers fall to Cleveland St. CLEVELAND -- The Youngstown State University women's


SALEM AREA HUMANE SOCIETY In the doghouse, but not sitting still

There are now two groups in the area seeking to build an animal shelter. By NORMAN LEIGH


LAWRENCE COUNTY Man found guilty of lesser charges

A sentencing date has not been set for Corey Kradel. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE


LEAD | Initial class

Lock Beachum Jr., president and CEO, Patterquise. Tracy Briden, Greenwood Market Motor Co. John


MAHONING COUNTY Program targets kids

The program promotes healthy lifestyles among pupils and school staff, too. By BOB JACKSON


Road blocked off because of gas leak

NORTH LIMA -- An underground natural gas leak at a sanitary sewer installation site forced Beaver


Springfield charges to victory over Rams

The defending Inter-County League champions are still unbeaten in league play. By JOE SCALZO


WARREN Man gets 18 years to life for slaying

The defense attorney said her client feared the murder victim. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


11 church members accused of abuse

11 church members accused of abuse ATLANTA -- The pastor and 10 members of an Atlanta church


TOP PROJECTS

TOP PROJECTS State funding Listed below are the 10 Mahoning and Trumbull county projects that


Late bucket lifts Lordstown past ASJP, 52-50

LORDSTOWN -- Emily Freudenrich grabbed an offensive rebound in the paint and scored a basket with


PENNSYLVANIA George Junior Republic outlasts Sharon, 79-69

The Eagles outscored Sharon 18-8 in the final period to record the victory. By BILL ALBRIGHT


South Range beats W.R. to stay close in ICL race

McDonald pulled away from Mathews; Jackson-Milton prevailed. BERLIN CENTER -- South Range kept in


COMMITTEES

COMMITTEES New assignments New committee assignments for city council members Artis Gillam Sr.,


HIGHER LEARNING? A few examples

Among the college bloopers collected by Anders Henriksson: "The Germans took the by-pass around


LaBrae rallies in fourth to down Girard, 66-57

LEAVITTSBURG -- Behind 49-46 at the end of three quarters, LaBrae outscored Girard 20-8 in the final


Goldberg's lawyer files appeal of contempt-of-court conviction

Goldberg's civil rights were violated in the contempt hearing, his lawyer says. By BOB JACKSON


CLUB CALENDAR

ADVISERS X4-H Saddle Horse Advisers will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Ohio State University Trumbull


SPEECH WINNERS Canfield Kiwanis

Results from the Canfield Kiwanis Speech and Debate Tournament. Sixteen teams competed: TOP TEAMS


Multifaith day set

Multifaith day set YOUNGSTOWN -- "Faith in the Face of Crisis: Religion After Sept. 11" is the


Easing of tensions positive step in India-Pakistan fight

Opinion: Old hatreds die hard, especially when the cause of the hate is deeply rooted in religion. That is


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Randy L. McCartney, 37, of 229 S. Beverly, Austintown, and


Business leads list

Business leads list Twenty percent of all bachelor's degrees awarded in 1999-2000 were in business


Forty-eight percent of executives surveyed said Tuesday was their employees' most-productive day of

Forty-eight percent of executives surveyed said Tuesday was their employees' most-productive day of


Pa. attorney general ends Shipley probe

There was insufficient evidence to support any criminal charges. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR


'NON CAMPUS MENTIS' Book puts student bloopers in a class by themselves

The author says there's no way he could make up the entries. WASHINGTON POST Anders Henriksson


PANTS POINTERS Details make the difference

The "perfect pant" has eluded many women. But maybe women haven't been following the right clues.


Despite an 11 % increase in the number of minority students at Youngstown State University this

Despite an 11 % increase in the number of minority students at Youngstown State University this


Senate must begin clearing backlog of judicial nominees

Opinion: Payback in politics is a way of life, but every life has a cycle and it is time for the Democrats


BIRTHS

BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Subrenia English and Lamonte Jones, 1660 Wellington, Youngstown,


Officials rescind sales tax

They were faced with a referendum effort that could have blocked collections on the tax increase.


FASHION Q & amp;A

Q. My niece is turning 21 at the end of the month. I was thinking of giving her a necklace with her


METRO ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Struthers defenses Canfield

The Wildcats captured the 61-45 contest with good defense in the final period. By BOB ROTH


REGION Officials: Watch out for head lice

Head lice has long been a problem in schools. YOUNGSTOWN -- 'Tis the time of year for head lice.


"We owe it to these public servants to get back as much of their money as we possibly can."

"We owe it to these public servants to get back as much of their money as we possibly can." Betty


SEBRING SCHOOLS In event of strike, classes to go on

The superintendent urged parents with concerns to call him or building principals. By NANCY TULLIS


Market Street fatality

Market Street fatality YOUNGSTOWN -- George Adkins, 32, of McGuffey Road died after crashing his


EASTER

EASTER Service listing The Vindicator will run a listing of area services that are open to the


TRUMBULL CO. Driver guilty of homicide

By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- A man who caused a fatal traffic crash


AREA YOUTH SOCCER RESULTS

AREA YOUTH SOCCER RESULTS VALLEY SPORTS CUP STANDINGS W-L-TPoints Under-11 Girls Division


Official questions delays in completion of projects

The delay is preventing the state from funding some local projects, a state official said. By IAN


COG panel hears pitches for road and sewer funds

The final recommendations for funding will be made at a meeting Feb. 11. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR


NEW CASTLE Slaying case is sent to trial

Authorities have not decided if they will pursue the death penalty if Dennis Reed is convicted.


YOUNGSTOWN Judge sentences arsonist to two years in prison

The judge scoffed at the arsonist's offer to make monthly restitution payments. By BOB JACKSON


PENNSYLVANIA New Castle scores 18th straight win

Hoover Gibson's second-half effort led the 'Canes past Pine-Richland. By ERIC POOLE VINDICATOR


Scranton minister, a native of Sharon, will speak at MLK Day ceremonies

MERCER, Pa. -- The Rev. Alphonse Allen Jr., a native of Sharon and pastor of Bethel AME Church in


Early lead keys Badger conquest

The Braves bested Trumbull Athletic Conference rival Newton Falls. By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR


STEEL VALLEY CONFERENCE Marks sparks Boardman

The Spartan junior scored 19 points in a 71-65 win over Cardinal Mooney. By GREG GULAS


Coffeehouse will serve as student meeting spot

A coffee shop is designed to meet a number of needs. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR RELIGION


A welcome problem: How to spend $7M?

'This is a sheer stroke of luck,' the treasurer said. By RON COLE VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER


Trumbull fair admission

Trumbull fair admission BAZETTA -- Adult admission to the Trumbull County Fair will be the same


Prayers for peace

Prayers for peace YOUNGSTOWN -- Bishop Thomas J. Tobin has asked all parishes and institutions of


AKRON SVSM too much for undersized Potters

East Liverpool stayed close in the first half with the nationally-ranked Irish. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU


OHIO REDISTRICTING Plan merges parts of Akron, Valley

Two committee members from the Mahoning Valley voted against the changes. By JEFF ORTEGA


Fitch falters but doesn't fold

The Falcons scored 21 points in the fourth quarter to down Ursuline 68-61. AUSTINTOWN --


EASTER Listing of services

The Vindicator will run a listing of area services that are open to the public in observance of Palm


Duffy's decision

Duffy's decision Disappointed after he failed to make the cut last week in Hawaii, Duffy


YOUNGSTOWN For city's at-risk students, Project Youth pays off

A student can earn up to $1,400 over two years for meeting a series of goals. By RON COLE


The House of Love Cafe nourishes body and spirit

The cafe's music showcases new Christian recording artists. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR


YOUNGSTOWN CITY COUNCIL Swierz's support of arena board costs him clout

The councilman lost his seat on three of the most significant committees, including a chairmanship.


MERCER COUNTY COG seeks grants for safety agencies

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU HERMITAGE, Pa. -- The Mercer County Regional Council of


FARRELL Project director urges residents to help

Residents were urged to get involved, make their voices heard and be part of the solution. By