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SALINEVILLE Police arrest man in abduction, rape

The girl spotted a prescription bottle in the suspect's car, which police say aided investigators in


MAHONING CO. DEPUTIES Jobs' differences lead to confusion

Yet Johnson wasn't a full-time deputy. He was a civil deputy, a position with no law enforcement


NEED HELP?

NEED HELP? Hot lines These 24-hour hot lines are available for runaways and other youths and


SEBRING Teachers to meet over tentative pact

Both sides agreed not to discuss terms of the deal until it is ratified. SEBRING -- Members of the


JAMES CAREER CENTER Students worry about future

One student said her grades rose dramatically after she started at the James center. By DENISE


401K Protecting your nest egg

The Enron debacle showed how risky it is to put a large portion of one's retirement assets into


Speaker: Dream like King did

The speaker asked the group to take a message of hope and motivation back to their families.


Arrest in vandalism

Arrest in vandalism BROOKFIELD -- Township police say a Sharon, Pa., man is suspected of damaging


CEMETERY Board rescinds decision

The board previously said it would relocate a grave site. SALEM -- The Woodsdale Cemetery Board


WEATHERSFIELD Parent of RTI doubles its earnings

The company's titanium operations are feeling the pinch from declining aerospace markets. By DON


BLAMES SELF: Bob Gustafson, 55, of Loveland, Ohio, retired from Proctor & amp; Gamble in

BLAMES SELF: Bob Gustafson, 55, of Loveland, Ohio, retired from Proctor & amp; Gamble in June


CANFIELD Cancer society seeks youths for camp

CANFIELD -- The American Cancer Society is inviting youths who are being treated for cancer, or are


GORDON D. JAMES CAREER CENTER

GORDON D. JAMES CAREER CENTER Participating districts This year's enrollment by district:


NEW WILMINGTON Christmas trees get second life

The trees are used to shelter small animals in the college biology field station. By LAURE CIOFFI


BEAVER TOWNSHIP Police to begin motorcycle patrol

The sheriff's department also is using the motorcycle lease program to enhance its law enforcement


Districts' situation is unusual, official says

A meeting between state officials and compact superintendents is planned for later this month. By


MERCER, LAWRENCE COUNTIES Fatalities show a significant decline

One official said he thinks the drop was just a matter of circumstances. The number of traffic


BIRTHS

St. Elizabeth Kenneth and Nancy Smith, 411 Hood Drive, Canfield, girl, Jan. 20. Mark and


INSIDE/A2

INSIDE/A2 UJoetta Clark Diggs, a four-time Olympian and businesswoman, encouraged area residents


Ohio Board of Education must not turn back the clock

Opinion: You would think that with the United States falling behind some 17 other nations in science


Allegheny coasts past Wooster, 75-54

WOOSTER -- Jamie Parone scored 18 points to lead four Allegheny players in double figures, as the


RENEWAL COMMUNITIES Benefits for businesses

Wage tax credit: A business can get a tax credit of up to $1,500 per worker for wages paid to


THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN

THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN REGION National Fuel seeks cut in customer rates ERIE -- National


FOOD AND CLOTHING

FOOD AND CLOTHING People's Chapel Church of God, 2145 Hillman St., Youngstown, various


HORIZON LEAGUE Penguins find Flames red-hot

YSU continues to have problems winning on the road, dropping its 10th straight. VINDICATOR STAFF


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY It's dinnertime, and the livin' ain't easy

I'm looking at this person, and he's the last person on Earth I want to eat dinner with. If we were


Butler considers plans to repay funds

SALEM -- Butler Township trustees are considering options for repayment of local government funds


Police arrest suspect in 3 robberies

CLAIRTON, Pa. (AP) -- A man who police said robbed two convenience stores and tried to rob a third


They also serve who only stand and wait

Opinion: The American traveling public has had to endure many changes in its routine since the deadly attacks


Cavs' streak reaches 10

Cavs' streak reaches 10 The Cleveland Cavaliers' losing streak reached 10 games with an overtime


Women make poor showing in 76-48 defeat to Green Bay

The Penguins dropped to 6-10 overall and 3-3 in the conference. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT GREEN


Tests, report cards don't reveal truth about the Youngstown City Schools

Opinion: Tests, report cards don't reveal truth about the Youngstown City Schools EDITOR: The assumptions


Facing multiple charges

Facing multiple charges YOUNGSTOWN -- A 20-year-old West Side resident was arrested on charges of


AREA'S BEST High school swimming leaders

BOYS 200 freestyle -- 1. Nathan King, Warren Harding, 1:48.46; 2. Tyler O'Halloran, Boardman,


YOUNGSTOWN HUD picks city for tax incentives

The practical effect of the new federal designation remains to be seen because there is no track


REGION

REGION DeBartolo Group considers buying malls CLEVELAND -- DeBartolo Property Group of Tampa,


YOUNGSTOWN A neighborly theme at MLK event

A good way to celebrate the day would be to simply sit down and talk, the workshop leader said. By


AREA COLLEGE Muskies' Foust has big year

The former Lakeview High standout played his third position in three years. By JOHN KOVACH


MAHONING COUNTY Officials consider a split

Mahoning County could form its own port authority or partner with the one in Columbiana County. By


Prosecutor drops charge against deputy

Charges were dropped when the sheriff did not show up to testify for the prosecution. AUSTINTOWN


Man flees on foot after car chase

AUSTINTOWN -- Police are looking for a man who led them on a high-speed chase through streets in


By BRIAN RICHESSON

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- You can bet the New Castle High


Cars are damaged in Austintown

AUSTINTOWN -- Police are investigating a report that several cars were damaged by teens Friday night


REUNIONS

A 59th year reunion will be held by Chaney High School January and June classes of 1943 Aug. 17 at


Crash injures 6

Crash injures 6 BOARDMAN -- Two people were hospitalized and four were treated after a crash that


Saved from the streets

By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- The snow came up to the knees of Turhan


WEDNESDAY

Girard Board of Education, 5 p.m., high school cafeteria. Girard Board of Health, 7 p.m., council


EARTH TO LISA KERKORIAN

Opinion: EARTH TO LISA KERKORIAN San Jose Mercury News: Lisa Kerkorian says it costs $320,000 a month to


Break-in reported

Break-in reported SALEM -- A break-in at an area business was reported over the weekend, police