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Eastern Kentucky politics scare voters and candidates

Opinion: And we thought the Mahoning Valley was bad. These days, local candidates may be throwing verbal


Schools should inspire, challenge

So one day, a student walks through the breezy doors of her haven of academia. As she drifts down


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT The Don Booth Co. of Jackson Township sponsored an appearance by The Carpet One


Spartans rally to beat Jackson

Boardman scored four runs in the sixth inning for a 4-2 victory and a spot in the regional title


United Way campaign tops $1M in donations

Tim Jablon was named Volunteer of the Year for his efforts. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON


COLUMBIANA CO. Nature scavenger hunt set

Participants will learn positive facts about creatures that frighten some people. By NORMAN LEIGH


WARREN POLICE Targeting underage drinking

The grant covers the costs of officers working in stores that sell alcohol. By DENISE DICK


COLUMBIANA Soap Box Derby racers are revved

The 'super kids' look forward to the annual race and cheer one another on. COLUMBIANA --


INDICTMENTS Mahoning County

A Mahoning County grand jury indicted these people Thursday: Alexis Perez, 20, East Ravenwood


YOUNGSTOWN Woman waiting to breathe

Lori Schilling, diagnosed more than three years ago with a rare lung disease, is a candidate for a


Targeting underage drinking

The grant covers the costs of officers working in stores that sell alcohol. By DENISE DICK


911 upgrade adds reliability

Lawrence County officials also plan to expand the 911 center. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW


WARREN POLICE Grant helps targeting underage drinking

The grant covers the costs of officers working in stores that sell alcohol. By DENISE DICK


Council to decide on possible road repairs

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- Council members are expected to decide next


Chaney's Widget among Division I track qualifiers

Boardman senior Brian Zorman broke his own school record in the pole vault and advanced to the


SNEAK PEEK

SNEAK PEEK CDs My Vitriol, & quot;Finelines & quot; (Epic Records) File under:


YOUNGSTOWN Control board

The city's control board handled these contract and spending items Thursday: Contributed $50,000


Prosecutor keeps abreast of fraud case

The county prosecutor said he is not trying to control his assistant. By DAVID SKOLNICK


COCAINE ABUSE The symptoms

Here's what to look for: SYMPTOMS Euphoria, confidence, increased heart rate, increased blood


Brookfield cop is suspect in break-in

BROOKFIELD -- A veteran township police officer is a suspect in a break-in of a mobile home last


Boardman's 4x800 relay and Bland advance to state meet

The Spartans' 4x800 relay broke the own school record. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


LAWRENCE COUNTY 911 upgrade adds reliability to call routing

Lawrence County officials also plan to expand the 911 center. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR NEW


UNITED WAY Allocations

Shenango Valley Urban League; $95,000. Keystone Blind Association: $78,941. Salvation Army,


Councilman suggests change in committee meeting schedule

The evening meetings also would be more accessible to the public than those in the afternoon, a


YOUNGSTOWN Seminar's focus is on psychiatry of sexual crimes

Speaker Dr. Phillip J. Resnick has given consultation or testimony in several high-profile cases,


WARREN Quarterly figures show continued deficit

The company's troubles reflect a national steel crisis. THE VINDICATOR, YOUNGSTOWN By CYNTHIA


Civil service panel restates overruling of cop's suspension

A civil service commission member said they found that the officer 'did nothing wrong.' By STEPHEN


ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball & amp; softball

BASEBALL GABF BB Rooners 8-12, Ashtabula 2-1 -- Matt Colella scattered five hits and struck out


MERCER COUNTY United Way campaign tops $1M in donations

Tim Jablon was named Volunteer of the Year for his efforts. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON


Soap Box Derby racers are revved

The 'super kids' look forward to the annual race and cheer one another on. COLUMBIANA --


Carnival raises fun and funds

The Easter Seal carnival and band performances coincide with the Hot Rod Super Nationals this


BOXING Buster Douglas part of Hanshaw's new team

Tony Hanshaw of Warren has a super-middleweight bout on July 16. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Lori Hinchcliffe and Michael Canada, 330 Park Ave., McDonald, boy, May 29. Joseph


Nature scavenger hunt set

Participants will learn positive facts about creatures that frighten some people. By NORMAN LEIGH


QUALITY LEADERS Top ranked

CARS COMPACT 1. Toyota Corolla (tie) 1. Toyota Prius (tie) 3. Chevrolet Prizm ENTRY


Tyson's career a (joke) tragedy

David Remnick, now the editor of the New Yorker, once asked Muhammad Ali if Mike Tyson could have


NEWTON FALLS Civil service panel restates overruling of cop's suspension

A civil service commission member said they found that the officer 'did nothing wrong.' By STEPHEN


Judge sets Griffings' trial dates

WARREN -- Two city officials will soon go to trial on misdemeanor counts of dereliction of duty.


OHIO Battered steel industry shows signs of recovery

Steel employment in Ohio is down 25 percent from a year ago. THE VINDICATOR YOUNGSTOWN --


Judge sets Griffings' trial dates in dereliction of duty cases

WARREN -- Two city officials will soon go to trial on misdemeanor counts of dereliction of duty.


Police probe report filed by mother

AUSTINTOWN -- A North Beacon Drive woman said a misunderstanding led her to file a report that


THURSDAY'S RESULTS

THURSDAY'S RESULTS SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT DIVISION I At University of Akron Buchtel Field


ZIMOMRA CASE

ZIMOMRA CASE Reaction "Being in a drunken stupor, the girl caused the whole thing from the get-


BOARDMAN Bull and Bear's outdoor stage raises concerns

Most are waiting to see how the theater will fit into the already congested landscape. By JOHN W.


WARREN Council to decide on road repairs

Residents need to understand the legislation would be a short-term solution, some council members


LABRAE SCHOOLS Stench, alarms lead to pickets

The alarms sounded because intake tubes were plugged, not because of dangerous gas levels, a company


FARRELL Hospital has new president

Revenue last year for UPMC Horizon reached $3.6 million. FARRELL, Pa. -- Dean W. Eckenrode has


STRUTHERS River-pollution poster? It's a sign

The seventh-grader said her hope is that the poster will inspire all those who see it to do what


EASTER SEAL Carnival raises fun and funds

The Easter Seal carnival and band performances coincide with the Hot Rod Super Nationals this


EASTWOOD MALL Exhibit mixes art, sand crafts

Being bored at the beach is how one artist got into sand sculpting. By AMY HOUSLEY VINDICATOR


GAIL WHITE Distant relatives thankful for 'double miracle'

"I would not be alive right now if it weren't for Cindy," says North Jackson's Nancy Mayor about


Woman waiting to breathe

Lori Schilling, diagnosed more than three years ago with a rare lung disease, is a candidate for a


Band director deserves permanent recognition

Opinion: Band director deserves permanent recognition EDITOR: It was just a small article tucked in the


THE MENTALLY ILL Judge Maloney: Offer some help, not jail time

Two probate court judges will lead a seminar on how to deal with mentally ill people who break the


YOUNGSTOWN Prosecutor keeps abreast of fraud case

The county prosecutor said he is not trying to control his assistant. By DAVID SKOLNICK


Indicted Playa faces charge

The suspect allegedly had been in a bullet-riddled drug house. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR


YSU

YSU Stoudt, Zordich are guest coaches YOUNGSTOWN -- Former YSU quarterback Cliff Stoudt and


YOUNGSTOWN Murder defendant testifies

The West Warren Avenue man doesn't dispute that he killed Dan Wilkerson. By BOB JACKSON


Girl told by naked stranger to get into car

Girl told by naked stranger to get into car CHAMPION -- Police here and in Warren Township are


Revved and ready

A Boardman trustee said the township hasn't had problems with noise from the car cruise in past


GIRARD SCHOOLS Expert talks of Shoaf, drug-abuse symptoms

The use of cocaine and Viagra as a cocktail has been in this area for about six months, an abuse


LORDSTOWN Study: GM cars top industry average

GM's quality ranking among all automakers is third behind Toyota and Honda. THE VINDICATOR,


Seminar's focus is on psychiatry of sexual crimes

Speaker Dr. Phillip J. Resnick has given consultation or testimony in several high-profile cases,


GIRLS SOFTBALL REGIONAL Bristol ousted by Cuyahoga Heights, 8-6

The Panthers blew an early 4-1 lead against the Redskins. By MARK W. MILLER VINDICATOR SPORTS


River-pollution poster? It's a sign

The seventh-grader said her hope is that the poster will inspire all those who see it to do what


HONESTY ABOUT SEX SLAVES

Opinion: Washington Post: The world is scarred by unspeakable abuses, but the sexual enslavement of children


Vocal Hall concert moves to Cafaro Field

Vocal Hall concert moves to Cafaro Field SHARON, Pa. -- The concert for this year's Vocal Group


Cocaine trafficking case

Cocaine trafficking case AUSTINTOWN -- A Black Oak Lane man wanted on two charges of trafficking