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SIMPLE TESTS CAN

SIMPLE TESTS CAN PROVIDE ANSWERS Many tests are used to predict heart-disease risk, including


NASCAR Stewart likes night opener

The season's first competition, the Budweiser Shootout, will be run under the lights. DAYTONA


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Commissioners to seek bids for sewer installation project

The project will take 20 years to complete. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU LISBON --


TRUMBULL COUNTY Indictments

A Trumbull County grand jury indicted these people: Robert McCorkle, 40, Commerce Street, Warren,


MAC/TAC Canfield's defeat gives Poland title

Liberty and Hubbard posted impressive Trumbull Athletic Conference wins. CANFIELD -- Dan Jones


PHILADELPHIA Bethlehem Steel officials to talk about sale to ISG

The Bethlehem CEO said an offer from Cleveland company provides the best value for his company.


Ongoing

Ongoing ART Akron Art Museum, 70 E. Market St., Akron: "Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession,


EASTERN CONFERENCE

EASTERN CONFERENCE WLTOLPtsGFGAHomeAway New Jersey321234711349719-6-1-113-6-2


HEALTH Report: Cancer more fatal for blacks

YOUNGSTOWN -- Black people are more likely to develop and die of cancer than any other racial or


GREENVILLE, PA. 11 will receive honors at Thiel College event

A Greenville attorney and his two sons will share this year's top honor. GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Thiel


NBA Jordan's 27 points too much for Cavs

The 39-year-old player logged 43 minutes as Washington won, 93-84. WASHINGTON (AP) -- As if


YSU

YSU Heacock to discuss recruiting class YOUNGSTOWN -- YSU football coach Jon Heacock will


SIGNING DAY Penguins focus on defensive openings

YSU has three area players are among its 17 recruits. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF


YOUNGSTOWN Maverick mill's workers show little optimism it will be bought

Most workers left jobless will qualify for severance pay or extended health benefits. By CYNTHIA


ELECTRICITY Voters to decide if city tries for deal

Households would be expected to save $18 to $20 a year. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL REPORTER


N.C. lawmakers draw fire for remarks

N.C. lawmakers draw fire for remarks HIGH POINT, N.C. -- An advocacy group criticized two North


Loew gets sanction for Golden Gloves

YOUNGSTOWN -- Southside Boxing Club trainer Jack Loew received a proper sanction from Clyde Dunn of


GM's Lordstown plant continues to impress

Opinion: The Chevrolet Cavalier has consistently been one of the top sellers in General Motors Corp.'s fleet,


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

XAnnouncing the birth of their son, Michael Charles, are Charles and Laura Adams of Waldwick, N.J.


National Hockey League

National Hockey League Expanded Glance By The Associated Press All Times EST EASTERN


City workers get pay raise

Negotiations continue with the city's police union. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


YOUNGSTOWN 2 get probation for August burglary

The Manhattan Avenue men were ordered to stay away from the victim, who lives on the same street.


Man found naked at fire

Man found naked at fire BROOKFIELD -- Police and fire officials will get together to determine if


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LAWRENCE COUNTY Officials to sell nursing home

The management firm overseeing the nursing home is pulling out today. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR


CANFIELD Zoning change up for repeal

Additionally, council rejected a zone change for a planned-unit development. By IAN HILL


YOUNGSTOWN Pastor calls union picketing unfair

By CYNTHIA VINARSKY VINDICATOR BUSINESS WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Union members picketed the site of


Kentucky stops No. 1 Florida

The Wildcats shattered the Gators' 14-game streak one day after they climbed to No. 1. ASSOCIATED


SEBRING SCHOOLS Ministers seek limit of Sunday activities

One minister says the request has nothing to do with a policy at West Branch schools. By SUE


Iraq's leader sees history on his side

Saddam has survived coup and assassination attempts and major wars against Iran and the United


PITTSBURGH Lemieux returns; Pens lose

The Vancouver Canucks held on to an early 3-0 lead. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Mario Lemieux's return to


BECKY SHER | Hype Shining standouts in lip gloss

Diamonds may be a girl's best friend, but a great lip gloss comes in a close second. So, in honor of


VOICES FROM HEAVEN: Warren Civic Music Association's concert series continues with The Singing

VOICES FROM HEAVEN: Warren Civic Music Association's concert series continues with The Singing


Tuesday's College Baseball Scores

Tuesday's College Baseball Scores By The Associated Press SOUTH Auburn-Montgomery 13, Columbus


YSU 12 cited at club's annual dinner

Ten players from YSU's 1979 team, a former assistant coach and a trustee-contributor were honored.


FRIDAY DRAWINGS OHIO

FRIDAY DRAWINGS OHIO Mega Millions: 3-9-20-26-27 Mega Ball: 50 Night drawings: Pick 3, 0-6-3


Youngstown City Council handled these items Wednesday:

Youngstown City Council handled these items Wednesday: Heard Rufus Hudson, D-2nd, suggest


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT UMS Consultants was incorrectly named in a story last week about directors from


'Zero tolerance' strikes Wisconsinite as wussy

Opinion: 'Zero tolerance' strikes Wisconsinite as wussy EDITOR: I love living in this Valley, but having


NBA ROUNDUP Tuesday's games

Kings 110, Mavericks 109 At Dallas, Keon Clark's high-flying dunk off a missed 3-pointer with 16.5


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

TUESDAY'S SCORES BOYS BASKETBALL AREA Mooney 64, Chaney 41 Wilson 58, Youngstown Christian


A spiritual experience

The songs had their roots in slavery. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


MUSIC MAN: Isaiah Jackson, director of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, gestures while singing

MUSIC MAN: Isaiah Jackson, director of the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra, gestures while singing


NORTHEAST OHIO Plan to manage blood collections

A surge of donors at one time can lead to a shortage of donors in the weeks and months afterward.


Creation of panels targets growth

One commissioners argues that the authority members are not diverse enough. NEW CASTLE, Pa. --


YOUNGSTOWN CIC's parking committee discusses policies for lots

Day-to-day and special-event parking are among the committee's concerns. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY


DELL COMPUTER CORP. Floppy drives to go the way of eight-tracks

Dell is starting to remove floppy drives on desktops. ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) -- Like vinyl records


Natural-causes death

Natural-causes death WARREN -- A 50-year-old man found slumped dead over the wheel of his car


Hypnosis programs

Hypnosis programs The American Lung Association will offer hypnosis programs aimed at quitting


WARREN BOARD Project connects staffers, pupils

The project taught the pupils about writing and government. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Two points for a win, one point for a tie and overtime loss.

Two points for a win, one point for a tie and overtime loss. ------ Monday's Games No games


KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR | Annie's Mailbox 'Tasha' should keep her hands to herself

Dear Annie: I have a friend and co-worker who never knows where to draw the line when flirting. More


TUESDAY'S NHL SUMMARY

TUESDAY'S NHL SUMMARY CANUCKS 3, PENGUINS 2 Vancouver210--3 Pittsburgh011--2 First Period--


Confession can be used

Confession can be used LISBON -- A Columbiana County Common Pleas judge has ruled that the


DECORATING Don't buy new stuff -- just fluff

House fluffing -- making over a room using belongings already in the house -- is a big design trend.


MINIPAGE BILLBOARD

MINIPAGE BILLBOARD "Sam" Sam the sea lion swam Silently through the seaweed. South to San


Tonight

Tonight COMEDY Jack Mayberry, 8, Hilarities, 2035 E. 4th St., Cleveland; (216) 736-4242. MUSIC


LeBron James jumps into a trap built by friends, family

Opinion: There was reason to believe that the high school basketball career of LeBron James was not going to


Flulike illness causes increase in absenteeism at middle schools

Other schools and school districts in the Valley have not reported above-average absenteeism. By


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Poland Community Baseball Association -- will hold late registration today at the


American Hockey League

American Hockey League At A Glance By The Associated Press All Times EST EASTERN CONFERENCE


Bill would add 3 counties to Appalachia panel

The bill's introduction caught a congressman and a Mahoning County commissioner by surprise. By


PREP BASKETBALL James' attorney sues for reinstatement

An Akron judge may overturn OHSAA's ruling to strip the high school player of his eligibility.


Candle starts fire

Candle starts fire NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- A burning candle started a fire in an East Meyer Avenue


Associated Press

Associated Press UPSETTING NEWS: Stephanie Johnson, an employee at Springview Developmental Center


CHANGING ATTITUDES Organization celebrates females in sports

Today marks the 17th Annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day. By BRIAN RICHESSON


BOARDMAN Goldsteins to build at 224-Tanglewood intersection

"Boardman-Youngstown is our biggest market and our smallest showroom." Steve Goldstone Chief


NEW CASTLE 2 charged in slaying of man

Both men are being held without monetary bond. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Authorities are saying a drug


Tigers' revolt sets up victory

Newton Falls rallied with a 14-1 run after intermission to overcome LaBrae for its 14th win. By


STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,1.952.00 Bank One,.84,35.4135.47 Clear Channel, 37.27


TRUMBULL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Unsung Olesh nets 18 points

Lakeview romped to improve to 17-0. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF CHAMPION --


TUESDAY'S SCORES

TUESDAY'S SCORES BASEBALL SOUTH Auburn-Montgomery 13, Columbus St. 6 Belhaven 3, MVSU 2


Child endangering

Child endangering YOUNGSTOWN -- When found, Patricia Burns will face six counts of child


TUESDAY'S TRANSACTIONS

TUESDAY'S TRANSACTIONS BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX--Claimed RHP Bronson Arroyo off


DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Getting oral histories about park on the record

When Ray Novotny was a little boy, he spent summer days walking from his grandmother's house to the


The Sources

The Sources Ticketmaster: Kaufmann's in Eastwood, Southern Park and Shenango Valley malls; and


Opponents debate their views during war discussion at YSU

One panelist suggested tighter policies in Iraq as an alternative to war. By JoANNE VIVIANO


OHIO Union to fight closings of 2 MRDD facilities

Ten other developmental centers, including one in Mineral Ridge, will remain open. By JEFF ORTEGA


INSIDE /A3

INSIDE /A3 Turkey's parliament voted today to allow the United States to begin renovating military


MAHONING COUNTY Drug money is forfeited

The man gets to keep about $34,000 of the money, but agreed to give up the rest. By BOB JACKSON


BLACKS & amp; CANCER What can be done

Some cancer-prevention programs developed primarily for the black community include: Let's Talk


TODAY

TODAY 1 p.m. (FOXSP) Horse racing: The Meadows. 6 p.m. (WBBW-AM 1240) "Rocket Rob Motocross


Authorities say William J. Harrison, 42, of Struthers has admitted committing a series of burglaries

Authorities say William J. Harrison, 42, of Struthers has admitted committing a series of burglaries


Five Spartans head for the top

By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF BOARDMAN -- Typically, high school graduations are a


NBA Payton's future in doubt in Seattle

The 13-year veteran isn't worrying about it as he prepares for Sunday's All-Star tilt. ATLANTA


America's presence in Kosovo could serve as a guide in Iraq

Opinion: Amid the vitriolic attacks on America from Osama bin Laden, the world's leading terrorist, and other


MONDAY

MONDAY * Take time to order tickets for "Seussical the Musical," a family show that will be


LIBERTY TOWNSHIP Tap-in order prompts lawsuit

The property owners said they were granted a variance more than 30 years ago. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


ALTERNATIVE ENERGY Companies take initiative in use of hydrogen fuel cells

A small number of companies are making investments as early pioneers in hydrogen power. KEARNEY,


AREA BURGLARIES Gains seeks to unify cases

The suspect remains in jail. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN --


REDESIGN

REDESIGN Some advice If you want to fluff your own home, here are some tips from redesigners


"It is this image, the image of Columbia's crew joyfully joining Kalpana to see our beautiful planet

Opinion: "It is this image, the image of Columbia's crew joyfully joining Kalpana to see our beautiful planet


Woman files a wrongful death lawsuit

WARREN -- The executor of the estate of a 39-year-old woman has filed a wrongful death lawsuit


INTER-COUNTY LEAGUE Patient Reserve upsets McDonald

The league's second-place team was limited to 27 points. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU VINDICATOR


HELOISE Suggestions give new life to stuffed animals

Dear Heloise: I need advice on washing my childhood stuffed animals. They have been stored in


NBA

NBA Favorite Points Underdog BOSTON 5 Seattle Houston 5 CLEVELAND New Jersey 2


TRUMBULL COUNTY Career center offers computer classes

One class offers computer basics for people 55 and older. LORDSTOWN -- The Trumbull Career and


PENNSYLVANIA Piccirillo's goal gives Mohawk win in 3 OTs

Shenango wrapped up a playoff berth with a 12-point win over Laurel. BESSEMER, Pa. -- Bryan


By SANDRA FLEISHMAN

By SANDRA FLEISHMAN WASHINGTON POST HATEVER HAPPENED TO AMER- ica's concern about radon gas, the


SHANNON KOS SLAYING Convict's relatives take stand in trial

Police say they found Shannon's lighter at the home of one of the murder suspects. By LAURE CIOFFI


By DEBRA MELANI

By DEBRA MELANI SCRIPPS HOWARD eart disease has a grip on Roger Hesselltine's family, having


SHUTTLE TRAGEDY NASA probe focuses on wing

The shuttle program manager said NASA has a long way to go in its investigation. SPACE CENTER,


BLACK HISTORY MONTH A spiritual experience

The songs had their roots in slavery. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


REGION

REGION Unemployment rises to 4.8% in Mercer Co. SHARON, Pa. -- The unemployment rate in Mercer


NORTHFIELD RESULTS

NORTHFIELD RESULTS TUESDAY 1st--K D's Show Time9.005.204.00 Billy The K (D Ward)8.805.00


Circuit City to cut 2,000 jobs

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Circuit City Stores will cut about 2,000 jobs, or 4.8 percent of its work


AREA COLLEGES Tuesday's games

MEN PEPPER PIKE -- The Geneva College men's basketball team lived up to its national ranking


St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Raymond and Jenny Beil, 41 Winona Drive, Canfield, boy, Feb. 5. Lian Prisby and


GAIL WHITE Some arguments are best left unresolved

It's been an ongoing struggle. I feel that toothbrushes should be kept in an eclectically chosen


NHL ROUNDUP Tuesday's games

Capitals 5, Lightning 1 At Tampa, Jaromir Jagr scored three times to give him 500 career goals.


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Jason L. Zamora, 22, of 45 Baldwin St., Youngstown, and Dena


Been there, done that: Springfield clinches ICL

The Tigers knew exactly how to handle themselves after a fourth-straight league title. By BRIAN


MERCER COUNTY School petition will go to court

No one knows what the cost may be, but everyone involved agrees the petition signers could be


TERROR ALERT Security tightens as New York is focus of concern

The communications raised concerns about hotels and subways in the city and the East Coast.


Gas thieves, take notice in Pa.

Gas thieves, take notice HARRISBURG (AP) -- Filling up a gas tank and then driving off without


Trinity Industries fire

Trinity Industries fire GIRARD -- An early-morning blaze caused about $75,000 damage to Trinity


NBA STANDINGS

NBA STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE WLPctGB Indiana3415.694-- New Jersey3315.688 1/2