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'Givebacks' still not in YSU's vocabulary

Opinion: Doomsday scenarios are being discussed in whispers at Youngstown State University as the Ohio


ATLANTIC, PA. 8-year-old girl from near Pittsburgh gobbles up honors as a turkey caller

She started at age 5 and has won the Ohio women's state championship twice. ATLANTIC, Pa. (AP) --


YOUNGSTOWN Police have suspect in woman's death

YOUNGSTOWN -- Police say they have a suspect in a Friday night shooting that claimed a woman's life


COMPUTER INDUSTRY Will Apple's online music service take a bite out of competition?

The company tried to keep details of its service secret. LOS ANGELES TIMES Apple Computer was to


BAGHDAD, IRAQ Official says two killed, 14 wounded as U.S. troops open fire on protesters

The defense secretary said some countries are no longer taking in Iraqi fugitives. BAGHDAD, Iraq


NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP Reds beat Padres in the 10th, 7-6, on bases loaded walk

Cincinnati moved out of a tie with Arizona for the worst record in the NL. ASSOCIATED PRESS


KENTUCKY DERBY Bobby Frankel's colt to be favorite

Empire Maker won the Florida Derby by a record 93/4 lengths. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- On a sunny


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WAL-MART LAWSUIT Women's brief details discrimination

Lawyers are seeking a suit to cover more than 1.5 million workers. LOS ANGELES TIMES Female


GIRLS TRACK Liberty is going for all the marbles

The Leopards placed fourth in the state track meet last year -- only 3 1/2 points out of first


REGION

REGION Consumers Ohio plans to build pumping station STRUTHERS -- Consumers Ohio Water Co. will


FARRELL Fund-raiser to help the family of eighth-grader with leukemia

Correct treatment was delayed by a misdiagnosis. FARRELL, Pa. -- The family of an eighth-grader at


YSU CAREER WORKSHOP Female role models: You can do it

The high school students were told to stick to their goals. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


First Round

First Round 1. Cincinnati, Carson Palmer, qb, Southern Cal. 2. Detroit, Charles Rogers, wr,


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Ty Is A Leader6.803.002.60 Lou E Hart(W Case Jr)2.602.40


COURTS

JOB LOSS Greenville area The greater Greenville area has experienced three major job losses the


PIRATES Shawn Green's homer lifts L.A.

The Dodgers handed Pittsburgh its fourth straight loss. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- If the Los Angeles


WARREN Congregation, community work to build pastor's dream

A groundbreaking is set for 11 a.m. Monday at the church. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


NBA PLAYOFFS

NBA PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Sunday, April 20 Orlando 99, Detroit 94 L.A. Lakers


AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP Harvey's homer helps Royals to 17th victory

His three-run shot in the ninth beat Toronto, 9-6. ASSOCIATED PRESS TORONTO -- Ken Harvey hit a


Patrolman Michael Hartzell: A young man who lived to serve and died while serving

Opinion: A police officer can expect to make thousands of traffic stops during his career. But as the tragic


EMPIRE MAKER Bruise severity may alter race odds

Bob Baffert, winner of three Derbys, also got a jolt with Kafwain. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Trainer


LOCKHEED MARTIN Workers OK contract, end strike

Workers will receive raises, more holidays and a signing bonus. FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Union


Truck drivers stop on the road to get realignments -- for their backs

Drivers visit a Pennsylvania truck stop for a tuneup on their aching backs. SMITHTON, Pa. (AP) --


LAWRENCE COUNTY Emergency readiness is team goal

Training is scheduled at eight Lawrence County locations. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Emergency


WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Tisha Hill is selected as YSU's coach

The Ball State aide won out over Liz Hauger-Grzesk and Joanna Bernabei. By PETE MOLLICA


PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have been owned by the same family for 70 years. They've

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have been owned by the same family for 70 years. They've


NHL CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS

NHL CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) Thursday, April 24 New Jersey 3, Tampa Bay 0 Anaheim


Suspect has a history of weapons use, escape

Koliser's rap sheet includes drugs and assault. By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Metro areas are not a priority of state lawmakers, Hunter Morrison said.

Metro areas are not a priority of state lawmakers, Hunter Morrison said. By JoANNE VIVIANO


Activists protest U.S. policy in Iraq

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Peace activists demonstrating against U.S. policy in Iraq converged downtown


TUESDAY DRAWINGS

TUESDAY DRAWINGS OHIO Day drawings: Pick 3, 9-6-7 Pick 4, 0-5-4-9 Night drawings: Pick 3:


AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle streaks to fifth in row

Randy Winn just missed hitting for the cycle in a 6-0 win over Detroit. SEATTLE (AP) -- Randy Winn


ELKRUN TOWNSHIP Little Beaver will get new watercraft launch

The site will provide additional opportunities for people to enjoy the stream. By NORMAN LEIGH


Audit: Borough's woes rose from overspending

The borough borrowed money from a recreation bond issue. GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Carmen Surano could


COLUMBIANA CORNER Beaver Creek State Park honored for volunteers

Beaver Creek State Park's success in persuading area residents to volunteer at the park has gained


MANONING COUNTY Springfield Township prepares big celebration for 200th year

Help is needed in a variety of areas, including fund raising. BY MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR


Zwick vs. Smith: With much attention this spring being focused on the match-up between Justin Zwick

Zwick vs. Smith: With much attention this spring being focused on the match-up between Justin Zwick


SHOPPING Haggling is now more accepted

Much money can be saved by price haggling. CBS MARKETWATCH SAN FRANCISCO -- For some, haggling


WEEKEND DRAWINGS

WEEKEND DRAWINGS Ohio Night drawings: Pick 3, 9-3-9 Pick 4, 3-7-9-4 Buckeye 5, 10-27-30-


PENN STATE FOOTBALL Paterno not concerned about spring game call

A fumble was ruled a touchdown as the Blue team won, 23-7. STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Let's see if


COLLEGE SIGNINGS Girard's Racick will attend Baldwin-Wallace for football

GIRARD -- Jake Racick, a Girard High School senior, will play football at Baldwin-Wallace College in


Fortune earns promotion to council's top position

Opinion: It is a given in politics that an incumbent has an advantage going into an election. However, in


POWWOW

POWWOW Associated Press GREETER: Byron Berger, known as Matsihenipa, meaning bearded man, greets


Andre Agassi (1), United States, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 6-4, 6-1.

Andre Agassi (1), United States, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 6-4, 6-1.


Memorial service will include Hartzell

YOUNGSTOWN -- Law enforcement officers in the city and Mahoning County on Tuesday were altering


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Web site lets Valley's Holocaust survivors vent

"A sense of urgency informs our work, for the stories we preserve in tape and transcript will soon


SOCCER MetroStars edge Crew 1-0 on Magee's goal

Washington and Atlanta tied 1-1. ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBUS -- Eighteen-year-old Mike Magee


Cops keep heat on suspect

Police say the suspect may be trying to gather enough cash to go to Florida. By MARALINE KUBIK


HUBBARD Suspect in fatal hit and run was drinking, troopers say

The highway patrol hasn't determined how long the suspect was socializing before the accident. By


DEMOLITION DEATH City waits for OSHA findings

A key question will be whether the street was blocked off correctly. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL


GREENVILLE, PA. Jobs concern residents more than finances

Some people say they don't see much of a future in the Mercer County town. By HAROLD GWIN


NHL PLAYOFFS Langenbrunner again features Devils in 3-2 overtime victory

He scored the game winner as New Jersey beat Tampa Bay to lead 2-0. ASSOCIATED PRESS EAST


AMERICAN LEAGUE Tribe breaks up Halama's no-hitter, but Oakland pulls away for 6-3 win

Brandon Phillips had a seventh-inning single for Cleveland's first hit. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) --


SOFTBALL ROUNDUP Boardman drops first game

Western Reserve used two seventh-inning rallies to beat Crestview. ASHLAND -- The Boardman High


FRIDAY'S GAMES

FRIDAY'S GAMES American League Toronto 6, Kansas City 5 Tampa Bay 2, Baltimore 1 N.Y.


PAKISTAN Police arrest suspect in USS Cole bombing

Police seized 330 pounds of explosives along with arms and ammunition. KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) --


Associated Press

Associated Press TOOTHY GRIN: Taxidermist Jeff Leonard Jr. eyes his prize-winning mako shark,


DISASTER RESPONSE

DISASTER RESPONSE Emergency training Lawrence County officials will hold emergency preparedness


MAHONING COUNTY Tablack: Officials need to keep funding airport

The treasurer said commissioners need a long-range plan for airport funding. By BOB JACKSON


Three stopgaps would help to slow the flood of red ink

The town is not totally devoid of resources. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU


BASEBALL STANDINGS

BASEBALL STANDINGS AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayIntr New York194.826--


CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Procter & amp; Gamble Co. said today it has increased its offer for

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Procter & amp; Gamble Co. said today it has increased its offer for a


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BASEBALL SCORES Wilson at Southern 8, Wilson 7 (8 innings) Akron Hoban 11, Ursuline 0


Getting informed on primary races

Getting informed on primary races kPRIMARY election day in Ohio is May 6. Today's Vindicator


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Stanley and Ginger Wilczak, 186 Apache Lane, Columbiana, triplet boys, April 26.


Warren's new mayor needs experience and vision

Opinion: What the city of Warren needs at this time in its history is strong, stable leadership, and only one


LAWRENCE COUNTY New boards eager to start jobs

Two members serve on both of the volunteer boards. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU


BASEBALL Oates slowly losing out battle to brain cancer

Removed by surgery in 2001, the tumors returned to the former manager. MATOACA, Va. (AP) -- Johnny


Educator honored

Educator honored YOUNGSTOWN -- Dr. Robert L. Pegues will be honored at "Perpetuating the Legacy:


NBA PLAYOFFS Milwaukee holds off New Jersey to even series in 119-114 win

The Bucks won when the Nets missed nine free throws down the stretch. ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE


Browns first pick is center Jeff Faine

Cleveland took West Texas A & amp;M linebacker Chaun Thompson in second round. BEREA (AP) --


Residents worry about jobs rather than town's finances

Some people say they don't see much of a future in the town. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON


Lottery winner

Lottery winner HUBBARD -- John F. Fecych of Hubbard has won a lump sum payment of $69,500 in the


POSSIBLE EFFECTS

POSSIBLE EFFECTS Urban center cuts Cuts proposed in a budget passed by the Ohio House would


FISCAL CHANGES

FISCAL CHANGES Repairing the damage Greenville has taken these steps to begin dealing with a


Hoyt Institute accepts slides for art show

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts is accepting slides through June 14 to select


AMERICAN LEAGUE Ordonez hits two homers, but Chicago fans don't lay off the boos

The White Sox beat the Twins in a game marred by a bench-clearing brawl. ASSOCIATED PRESS


Knight Ridder Tribune

Knight Ridder Tribune STREET SALES: Iraqis in Kirkuk examine satellite TV dishes sold on the


Lucky 49ers snap up available offensive lineman Kwame Harris

They weren't looking for an offensive lineman, but couldn't pass up Harris. SANTA CLARA, Calif.


GREENVILLE, PA. Wholesale business acquires warehouse in park

GREENVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Mercer County wholesale importing and distribution business has taken over


OSU FOOTBALL QB Zwick keys rally as Scarlet tops Gray

The redshirt freshman tossed four touchdown passes in the victory. By GARY HOUSTEAU VINDICATOR


NATIONAL LEAGUE Late rally helps Marlins down reeling Cardinals

Florida handed St. Louis its sixth loss in seven games. ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI -- Mike Lowell's


REBUILDING Business in Iraq still risky

Iraqi business fairs are sprouting up in the United States. DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- A new Iraq flush


WASHINGTON Report lists top terror sponsors, says anti-U.S. attacks declined

There were 199 terror attacks worldwide in 2002, a drop of 44 percent. WASHINGTON (AP) --


Officers mourn one of their own

Single-officer patrols are commonplace in the city. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


MAHONING COUNTY Commissioners pull reps from bargaining

The personnel director will serve as an adviser, not a participant in negotiations. By BOB JACKSON


Warrant IDs Koliser in wounding

There is a bullet still lodged in Rowe's body, his father says. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF


TRUMBULL COUNTY Health offices take on West Nile

Many townships have contracted for mosquito spraying. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


REALISM: Greenville resident Warren Shaw is a critic of the way the borough is being run. "They

REALISM: Greenville resident Warren Shaw is a critic of the way the borough is being run. "They


Most-loved brands

Most-loved brands Eight of America's top 10 most-loved brands represent consumable food products


UPPER DARBY, PA. Taxidermist's art really does imitate life

Taxidermists now make realistic creations out of fiberglass. UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Rocco


UP, PUP!

UP, PUP! Associated Press A DOGGONE GOOD TIME: A small black Labrador retriever leaps for a soft


NFL Defensive linemen in demand

Eleven defensive linemen were tapped in the first round of the NFL draft. NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL


AMERICAN LEAGUE Ortiz goes route to foil Indians

Ramon Ortiz presented the Angels with their first complete game of the year. CLEVELAND (AP) --