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TRAFICANT CASE Rep was a target, friend decides


YOUNGSTOWN Safe Havens program protects newborns

The program allows birth parents to turn over a baby without fear of prosecution. By SHERRI L.

THIRD PLACE Ch-ch-changes: Kim shoots low with new clubs

Danielle Ammaccapane also is tied for third place with the South Korean. By BRIAN RICHESSON

SHARON Sewer plant needs improvement

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU SHARON, Pa. -- The city and Upper Shenango Valley Water

Associated Press

Associated Press KING OF CONTROVERSY: Rapper Eminem kicks off his world tour at HSBC Arena in

As usual, Delasin looking up

The returning champion is used to coming from behind. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT VIENNA -- Dorothy

VIENNA Daniel gets 69 for fifth

Tammie Green rebounded after a bad Friday. By JAYME RAMSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF VIENNA --

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LISTINGS Vacation Bible School Bristolville United Methodist Church, Routes 45 & amp; 88,

TRUMBULL CO. Virus found in 7 birds

Very few people bitten by an infected mosquito will become seriously ill. WARREN -- The Ohio


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

Rizzo-Wardle engagement is announced

The engagement of Michelle Lynn Rizzo, 13145 Carter Road, Painesville, and Sean Timothy Wardle, 3624


GETTING IT RIGHT Admission to the 17th annual Greater Youngstown Italian Fest is $5, and parking

Two leaders after first round beat club's tournament record

Most of the spectators driven away by the storm returned when play resumed more than two hours

GIANT EAGLE LPGA CLASSIC Cartwright makes her 1st cut a special experience

The teen-age rookie will give her first check to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. By

Music festival downtown

Music festival downtown YOUNGSTOWN -- The Jericho Project and The Lost Then Found Ministries have

Lisbon man makes deal in sex case

LISBON -- A Lisbon man originally charged with two counts of child rape has pleaded guilty to


BIRTHS Forum Health Northside Michelle Rodriguez and Keith Mitchell, 248 Gordon Ave., Campbell,

CINCINNATI Concerns about terrorism finish 2nd to last on poll

Education tops the priority list, but the latest figure is an all-time low. By DAVID SKOLNICK


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Stephen M. Kendall, 30, Salem, and Valorie S. Hohmann, 24, of

THIRD PLACE After record day, Bader ready for more milestones

The 28-year-old has never played in the final group. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

VILLA MARIA, PA. Newest Sister is a grandmother

The Sister said she and her family are happy with her decision. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR

Corporate executives should aspire to ethics not greed

Opinion: America's economic guru, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan has spoken, warning Congress

Stofko-Shaffer wedding to take place in autumn

STRUTHERS -- Announcing their engagement are Shawna Paulette Stofko and Edward Tod Shaffer, both of

OHIOANS First round a rough one for the natives

Only one of the seven Buckeyes was in the top 10. By JAYME RAMSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

ELECTION CTA chooses officers at convention

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The United Commercial Travelers of America met July 9 at the Hyatt Hotel, where

YOUNGSTOWN City man receives sentence in assault

Larry Sly said he kept a gun in his East Side home to protect his children. By JoANNE VIVIANO

GIRARD Council will select new councilman for 3rd Ward seat

GIRARD -- Trumbull County's Democratic Party chairman has sent a letter to Girard City Council

JAMES A. HAUGHT In fear of fools and hypocrites

Freedom of religion means the government can't tell you what to believe or which deities to worship

LPGA Parker-Manzo manages 69

Tammie Green of Somerset shot the low round of the day to improve to 3-under par. By JAYME RAMSON

Summer wedding for Pamela Lewis, Richard Norris Jr.

CINCINNATI -- A summer wedding is being planned by Pamela Jean Lewis and Richard Merle Norris Jr.,

Kennedy Golf Classic is revised

BOARDMAN -- The Fifth annual Neil Kennedy Celebrity Golf Classic will have a new format this year.

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple

The Vindicator/Lindsay Semple CLOSE CALL: Beth Bader tries body English to get her shot on No. 14


Q. I've always worn bikinis to the beach, but now that I'm almost seven months pregnant I feel the

Where did this come from?

VIENNA -- The question needed to be asked. Beth Bader just tied the Squaw Creek course record with a

The $1.1 million project is being paid for with a lease-purchase agreement, similar to a loan.

The $1.1 million project is being paid for with a lease-purchase agreement, similar to a loan. By

MAHONING COUNTY Jurors to see boy's confession in crime rampage, gang rape

The judge has given three of the defendants until Aug. 23 to decide if they will enter plea

Sept. 11 remembrance

Sept. 11 remembrance YOUNGSTOWN -- The first anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks will be observed

AMATEUR Thailand teen plays OK, but wants to score better

Naree Song Wongluekiet shot 3-over in Friday's opening round. By JAYME RAMSON VINDICATOR SPORTS

PHAR-MOR Valley stockholder copes with loss of investment

Once legal matters are completed, Phar-Mor will disappear. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR BUSINESS

Police probe firebombing of home

LEETONIA -- Authorities are investigating the firebombing of a village residence, which occurred

WARREN Program would empower residents

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- One council member wants to revive a program

BOARDMAN Synagogue becomes handicapped-accessible

By ROSA MERCADO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER BOARDMAN -- Rabbi Simeon Kolko, the head of Ohev Tzedek-

PAST CHAMPIONS Lopez not at her best, but feels she's playing better

Beth Daniel shot 4-under to stay in contention. By JAYME RAMSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF VIENNA

RETURNING CHAMPION Delasin finds herself in a familiar place

She trails Kelly Robbins by six strokes entering the final round. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR

Antifreeze poisoning kills Labradors

By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU SALEM -- These days, Hunter doesn't stray far from


Who: Scrappers (16-14) at Staten Island (17-13). When: 6:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390).

Buyer sought for building with pool

HERMITAGE, Pa. -- City commissioners may be willing to sell the municipal building annex at 900 N.

LPGA Patti Rizzo's return to golf not strong until Friday's play

The Fort Lauderdale, Fla. resident failed to make the cut in seven previous tournaments. By BRIAN

Counties can't afford special election

The proposed special election could cost as much as $800,000. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR

Scrappers' game is erased by rain

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Friday's Mahoning Valley Scrappers game here against the Staten island

WARREN Former employees file suit against nursing home

WARREN -- Three former employees at Autumn Hills Care Center are suing the facility, claiming they

Two share lead at 64

Beth Bader and Kelly Robbins have a one-stroke lead after the first round of play at Squaw Creek

Rezoning request in Milton Township

Rezoning request in Milton Township LAKE MILTON -- Milton Township trustees will meet in special

LPGA NOTEBOOK Giant Eagle Classic

Opening shot: Julie Piers of Palm City, Fla., officially hit the first shot of the Giant Eagle LPGA

Middle East peace suffers setback with new violence

Opinion: The march toward peace in the Middle East has fallen back into its established pattern, one step

Boy will face charges in carjacking

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Police filed a juvenile petition against a boy who was found driving a 1989

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Burgess is Ohio's best, but will he be a Buckeye?

The Warren Harding senior says he will wait until after the season to commit. By JOE SCALZO

FIFTH PLACE Rookie Gulbis in contention

The first-year pro who encourages veterans in her group shot a 67. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR

5 games out at festival

5 games out at festival NILES -- Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Festival has eliminated five

LIBERTY Local woman missing in Ukraine

Ragiye Ibragimova's son and daughter have received permission to travel to Ukraine on emergency


AREA Goldrush set at Speedway HARTFORD -- Young race fans will be able to experience their own

CANFIELD SCHOOLS Chief to leave job to form teacher-training service

Contract talks in East Liverpool are suspended until the school board there works out its legal

Parents announce Fritz-Memo wedding date

Announced by John Fritz of Columbiana and Cristine Hoffman of Boardman is the engagement of their

Robbins' hot start could snap slump

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF VIENNA -- Kelly Robbins hasn't won an LPGA tournament

Erin Daniels to be bride of David Stamolis

COLUMBUS -- Erin Jean Daniels and David James Stamolis, both of Columbus, are announcing their

MERCER Rainy-day fund was good move, GOP nominee says

This fall's gubernatorial race has two female candidates for lieutenant governor for the first time.

LEAVITTSBURG Injured teen to begin intensive therapy

Richard Eastman will receive treatment in Atlanta. By AMY HOUSLEY VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

YOUNGSTOWN Woman awaits sentence for wreck

The defendant is a nurse and the mother of 15-month-old twins. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR