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Extra police patrols

Extra police patrols BROOKFIELD -- Police here are adding extra patrols during the Fourth of July


CORTLAND Eight are hurt in crash involving four vehicles

CORTLAND -- Eight people, including six mentally retarded adults, were taken to hospitals Wednesday


BASEBALL

BASEBALL The Toronto -- Blue Jays organization will hold tournaments 11 miles from the Hall of


LifeLines prepares for third try at levy passage

LifeLines provides alcohol, drug and mental health services through 23 contracted agencies. By


OHIO POLL Democrat gains a little, but Taft keeps his lead

The poll has the state treasurer's race as a dead heat. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Shortfall in state budget means cuts in services

Head lice prevention and drug and alcohol counseling programs are among those affected. By NORMAN


ECONOMY Effects of market's decline are widespread

The nation's stock markets have lost $5.5 trillion in value in the past 27 months. CHRISTIAN


Heavy rock goes to fans

By JOHN PATRICK GATTA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT For those who do not pay attention to the music


YOUNGSTOWN City OKs razing of parking garage

Traffic now will be able to circulate around the lots. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL REPORTER


HERMITAGE Specter covers various issues

The senator is optimistic a prescription drug benefit for Medicare can be enacted by the end of the


Correction

Opinion: Michael I. Monus, the former head of the now financially troubled Phar-Mor Inc. drugstore chain, is


Hagan decries Republicans' rule as reason for Youngstown's plight

The Democratic candidates said they need strong voter turnout to beat their Republican


GAME TIME Today

Who: Astros (Munro 0-0) at Pirates (Beimel 1-2). When: 4:05 p.m. Radio: WKST-AM (1200).


July 4, 2002 celebrates 226 years of democracy

Opinion: "We hold these truths to be self-evident. That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by


MAHONING COUNTY Utilitiesface suit over billing

The residents are frustrated over the way they've been billed for gas and phones. By BOB JACKSON


WEST FARMINGTON Teen is sentenced for arson in fires at nine buildings

The 17-year-old said he did not set the fires; he will appeal the conviction. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


WARREN Pawnshop known for its honesty

The owners work with police to report stolen goods. By AMY HOUSLEY VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


TRUMBULL COUNTY Workers' health coverage will change

The change includes employees' paying for part of the cost of doctor's office visits. By DENISE


AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball & amp; softball

BASEBALL Tri-T Pony (age 13-14) Struthers St. Anthony's 12, Niles Ianazone's Pizza 2 -- Chris


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SEBRING Mayor dies, is remembered as asset to the community

The mayor was remembered as a compassionate woman with a strong love of the town. By TRAVIS REED


Associated Press

Associated Press UPSCALE TASTES: Jeffrey Smith, left, and Jeremy Mattheiss enjoy ice cream treats


LAWRENCE COUNTY Communities plan building code office

A study on regional policing also is under way. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU


DONATIONS Raptor center

The Lake Milton Raptor Education Center houses several birds that would not survive in the wild.


Emergency crews deserve gratitude for assistance

Opinion: Emergency crews deserve gratitude for assistance EDITOR: My wife and I would like to take this


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

XA daughter, Sophie Mary, was born June 10 at The Birth Place in Naples, Fla., to Stuart and Jodi


Fireworks at speedway

Fireworks at speedway HARTFORD -- The fireworks display that was canceled June 29 at Sharon


UNLOCKING THE YOUTH VOTE

Opinion: Christian Science Monitor: Eighteen- to 24-year-olds are voting much less often, according to a new


Astro Falcons beat Yo. Express, 13-4

STRUTHERS -- The Astro Falcons scored at least two runs in every inning to force a Game 5 in the


CLINTON, MISS. Scandal shocks town

Corporate scandals are now disrupting small-town life. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR CLINTON, MISS.


Here's one for the birds

The center is home to seven birds, which are used for educational programs. By IAN HILL


'DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN'

'DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN' Featuring Alison Krauss and Union Station, Emmylou Harris, Patty


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY What's it all about, Thomas Jefferson?

Ask any little kid what the Fourth of July is and he'll tell you, & quot;Fireworks & quot;