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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 --


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


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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 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,


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


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 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 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


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


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 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 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 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



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 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 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 * 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



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 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



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


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 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


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