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Opinion: Chicago Tribune: The House has voted to make permanent the $1.35 trillion, 10-year tax cut signed by

YOUNGSTOWN Bar snubs a judge in picking favorites

The judge, who quit the bar association two years ago, said he was not surprised by the vote. By

WEBBY AWARDS 49ers nab nomination

The site supplies player, staff and cheerleader profiles, photos, statistics and schedules. SANTA

17TH DISTRICT Ryan rejects request to release details of loan

A retired doctor filed a complaint about a contribution to Ryan's campaign. By DAVID SKOLNICK

NEWTON FALLS Sheriff's office probes cop's actions

The sheriff said the investigation should take about two weeks. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN Democrats appoint Nittoli to replace Sweirz in 7th Ward

John A. Nittoli got 10 of 18 votes cast on the second ballot. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR

HERMITAGE Rendell explains school funding plan at campaign stop

The gubernatorial candidate wants to borrow money to foster economic development programs. By

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SHARON Man kills himself in his car as police try to talk to him

Police say the event began as a domestic dispute. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU

YOUNGSTOWN HUD cut leads to smaller CDA plan

Using federal money for demolition will require more paperwork. YOUNGSTOWN -- Community

WARREN Appeals continue for murderer of boy, 12

The defendant has been on death row since 1986. A 3-judge panel sentenced him to death. By PEGGY

TRUMBULL COUNTY Officials again shun risk pool in awarding insurance pact

The panel voted 2-1 to keep the same insurer. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN

YOUNGSTOWN Dems pick Nittoli for council

John A. Nittoli got 10 of 18 votes cast on the second ballot. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR

2Ronald Rich of Campbell, former Hartford police chief, pleads guilty to tax evasion in federal

2Ronald Rich of Campbell, former Hartford police chief, pleads guilty to tax evasion in federal

YOUNGSTOWN Motion seeks car's release

The car has two TV sets mounted in the headrests. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE REPORTER

WARREN SCHOOLS By going to school, 4th-graders win lunch at Avalon's Tall Oaks

This marks at least the fifth time a class at Alden earned the honor. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR


LIQUOR CONTROL Permits, transfers Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing these liquor

PULASKI SLAYINGS Child's mother runs from stand in retrial

The judge allowed the jury to watch a tape of Herko's 1998 testimony. By LAURE CIOFFI

KIMBELL TRIAL Other testimony

Pictures of Thomas Dryfuse's hands taken shortly after police were called to the murder scene were


MAHONING COUNTY Bar recommendations Mahoning County Bar Association polled its membership and


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WARREN Candid cameras trained on money

Cameras point to the safe door, in the lobby and sign-in area and to the cashiers at the water

Chaney's Smith No. 1 at Missouri

Brad Smith has discovered a whole new world at the University of Missouri. But don't think the 2001

Liberty seniors' friendship transcends politics

Two Liberty seniors showed that their differing positions on the Mideast conflict need not tear them


DIVISION III Host: Cortland Seeds: 1. Newton Falls. 2. Maplewood. 3. Champion. May 8 Badger

AUSTINTOWN Court OKs claim of bias, not distress

Dina was hired as a full-time officer while police were appealing the decision. By IAN HILL

LONG-DISTANCE PHONE SERVICE Ameritech pushes to enter Ohio market

The company must first prove that it's sharing its lines with competitors. STAFF/WIRE REPORTS

SHARON No cost to visit hall

SHARON, Pa. -- It's still free to get into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame & amp; Museum at 98 E.

POLICE CALLS Canfield, Austintown

Summary of police activity: CANFIELD April 24 Drug abuse: City police arrested a 43-year-old

Grants approved for water projects

Grants approved for water projects JAMESTOWN, Pa.-- Two municipal water system projects will get a

COLUMBIANA Residents oppose property rezoning

Residents don't want multifamily housing in their neighborhood. COLUMBIANA -- Residents of


BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Edwin and Carol Michaels, 3449 McCartney Road, Campbell, boy, April 30.


AGENDA THURSDAY Austintown Township Zoning Board of Appeals, 7 p.m., township building, 82

NILES South side safety plans are in place

The contingency is to protect Niles' south side during bridge replacement. NILES -- Mayor Ralph A.

Grove City parents weekend will feature many events

A Sharon student has been elected junior spring queen this year. GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Events at

Officials to inspect Struthers apartments

STRUTHERS -- On Friday city officials will inspect improvements made to the Spring Street

Youngstown State's offense slowed; Kent State takes advantage, 11-5

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NILES -- The Youngstown State baseball team didn't come

YOUNGSTOWN Man pleads innocent to voyeurism

The suspect was a part-time TV program technician, not a teacher. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Man sues companies over his wife's death

The woman was killed when a machine fell on her. LISBON -- An East Liverpool man is suing a Salem

SHARON Ignoring pleas, man kills self in car

A nearby school went into lockdown after the shooting. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU

GAIL WHITE In a wave, Carrington South residents go surfing

The legs may stiffen and the arms grow weak, but when it comes to computers, you're never too old to

LORDSTOWN Board will lease center to TCTC

The center is expected to be filled with adult students in three years. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR

YOUNGSTOWN Man gets three-year sentence for newspaper coin-box thefts

The matter of roughly $20,000 in restitution will be considered later. By PATRICIA MEADE

Authorities evacuate homes after plant fire

Authorities evacuate homes after plant fire PEARLAND, Texas -- A series of explosions rocked a

Organ donation can turn sad occasion into blessing

Opinion: Organ donation can turn sad occasion into blessing EDITOR: I was pleased to see your in-depth

MAHONING COUNTY Prosecutor to hear election-fraud allegations



YSU Karzmer fifth GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Youngstown State men's golf team finished fifth, led by a

Dispute over Viagra

Dispute over Viagra CANFIELD -- A domestic dispute began late Tuesday night when a wife found

YSU University hires new dean of engineering

There are only about six or seven female engineering deans in the country. YOUNGSTOWN --

Big fourth inning keys Canfield past Niles; Ridge beats Champion

CANFIELD -- Megan Turocy (7-6) fired a four-hitter and struck out 14 batters as the Canfield High

Friends of Fellows plan annual sale of spring plants

Friends of Fellows plan annual sale of spring plants YOUNGSTOWN -- Friends of Fellows Riverside

Waste district sells composting machines

Waste district sells composting machines WARREN -- The Geauga-Trumbull Solid Waste Management

SALEM Sale in future of company that plans to build plant

The deal is subject to federal regulations and is expected to take several months to close. By


Opinion: An editorial Monday on the city of Youngstown's hiring of a Canadian company to handle public input

In Mahoning County, say 'yes' to the schools

Opinion: When two of the most highly rated school districts in Ohio need to increase their operating revenue

Maple Leafs win

Maple Leafs win Alexander Mogilny scored twice as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York

MAHONING COUNTY JAIL Inmate arrest shows flaw in work release

No one checks to see if the inmates actually go to work. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME