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NORTHFIELD RESULTS FRIDAY 1st-Impertinence5.603.802.60 Lone Roan(G Grismore)4.002.40 I Will

NEW ORLEANS Plan: Get streetcars back on line

Leaders are planning to bring back the Canal Street line and are working to revive the line called

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

U.S.: Video by bin Laden shows link with Hussein

France, Germany and Belgium vetoed a measure authorizing NATO protection for Turkey. WASHINGTON


PBA DAYS INN RESULTS Friday At Don Carter's All Star Lanes - West Dallas Round of 32 Best-

Panel snubs Federal Street project

The Issue 2 group put the downtown project on par with the paving of a road in Berlin or Bloomfield.

NEW CASTLE Attack will not deter preacher

The missionary hopes to return to India next January to continue his work. By LAURE CIOFFI

HUMILITY OF MARY Hospital group hires interpreter

She hopes to break down language barriers between Hispanics and the English-speaking community. By

RAY SWANSON | Keystoner Broadcaster Jurenovich returns to roots

Jerome Jurenovich brought down the house. Speakers come and speakers go. And sometimes the good

Simon, Washinko keep Clippers in first place

Friday's Columbiana-Crestview game should decide the league race. By JOHN BUTERA VINDICATOR

NHL ROUNDUP Saturday's other games

Flyers 2, Rangers 1 PHILADELPHIA -- Sami Kapanen scored the tie-breaking goal in his first game

GIRLS BASKETBALL Gaudiose leads Poland

She went over the 1,000 point mark in the Bulldogs 82-38 rout of Struthers. POLAND -- Poland

Tuesday and Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m.: Mel Grata Chevrolet, Hermitage.

Tuesday and Wednesday, 6 to 9 p.m.: Mel Grata Chevrolet, Hermitage. Feb. 17 and 18, 5:30 to 9


MEN EAST Alvernia 61, Wesley 58 American U. 70, Bucknell 56 Amherst 78, Trinity, Conn. 73

PREP SWIMMING Spartans' O'Halloran sets sectional marks

He broke two records and helped Boardman to a fifth-place finish in the meet. AKRON -- Boardman

GIRLS BASKETBALL Davidson fires in 28, Ursuline snares 17th

The Irish dealt Kennedy Catholic its fourth loss, 69-46. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS


YSU Michealis qualifies for indoor meet SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Kurt Michealis, a junior at



Good news, bad news on use of seat belts

Opinion: To understand why the safety of child passengers should be a priority for every responsible adult,


AMERICAN LEAGUE CENTRAL Cleveland Indians Manager: Eric Wedge (first season). 2002: 74-88,

Salem 47, Jefferson 33

Salem 47, Jefferson 33 SALEM -- Alyson Cotter scored 14 points and made four steals to lead the

CURRENT PRICES Around the nation

Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the

HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY Mooney-Ursuline sparked by Johnson

Luke Johnson scored three goals and Phil Colucci got the go-ahead tally against Boardman in a 6-4

SYD KRONISH | Stamps Special Olympics honored

Everyone has a chance to win. Regardless of handicaps, the competition is the thing. And the Special


MONDAY DRAWINGS OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 6-7-2 Pick 4, 3-0-0-8 Buckeye 5, 9-25-28-29-

Richardson, Arenas are stars in preliminary

The sophomores beat the rookies in a high-scoring game to begin NBA All-Star Saturday. ATLANTA

Exposureamounts to slap in the face

The All-Star weekend wasn't very fulfilling for Cleveland's players. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Even during

TRUMBULL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE Lakeview cruises past LaBrae, 67-51

The unbeaten Bulldogs jumped out to a 24-6 lead and were never threatened. By DOUG CHAPIN

YOUNGSTOWN ODOT paving policy has holes, city public works official says

There is a clash between the state paving policy and local priorities. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY

Legend turning into tragedy

Somewhere along the line, LeBron James seems to have lost his focus. It doesn't seem like he's

KEYSTONE CLIPS Making a return to drought?

After a year of wetter-than-normal weather, the Shenango Valley appears to be slipping back into the

MEDICINE New drug holds promise for sufferers of fibromyalgia

The drug reduces brain chemicals that create the sensation of pain. By LINDA MARSA LOS ANGELES

Avalanche 5, Red Wings 3

Avalanche 5, Red Wings 3 DENVER -- Milan Hejduk had three goals and Radim Vrbata scored the game-

Rayen breezes past SVSM

The Tigers wanted to win for their suspended coach. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

Jason Richardson wins slam dunk event again

He had the signature moves of the day. ATLANTA (AP) -- Jason Richardson's bounce pass off Carlos

BIG TEN Minnesota beats top team, again

Michigan snapped a two-game skid with a win over Iowa. ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS -- Rick

NHL Lemieux views bleak Pens future

The team is losing money and attendance is down by more than 1,000 a game. ASSOCIATED PRESS

HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY Canfield beaten by Hoover, 7-1

The Cardinals ran out of gas and allowed four second period goals in the loss. By TOM WILLIAMS

JAZZ Holland to play, teach at YSU

Dave Holland had Miles Davis and Betty Carter as mentors. Now he'll play the role of mentor for a

Big-man Gray makes Emmaus contender

ASSOCIATED PRESS Last week was interesting for Emmaus boys' basketball coach Tony Semler. His

Wound care service

Wound care service YOUNGSTOWN -- The Wound Care Center of St. Elizabeth and St. Joseph Health Care

JACK WOLLITZ Many anglers toughing out the cold and ice

The ice remains solid and a few good walleyes are being pulled up at Mosquito and other local


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MEN'S BASKETBALL Tomcats pull away to top Westminster

The Titans twice rallied from 11-point deficits, but couldn't pull ahead. By BILL ALBRIGHT


BOYS BASKETBALL AREA Chaney 76, Campbell 68 East Liverpool 80, Rayen 67 Wilson 72, Canton


SATURDAY DRAWINGS OHIO Night drawings Pick 3, 5-2-3 Pick 4, 7-5-7-0 Buckeye 5, 6-9-23-27-


Dennis Bucci (Class of 1980) -- Called the hub of the Mooney offense, Bucci is the only player in

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Titans rally in second half to beat Thiel 57-33

Westminster scored 39 points in the final 20 minutes to pull out the victory. By BILL ALBRIGHT

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

WEST MIDDLESEX, PA. Native helped nab sniper suspects

The Shenango Valley native was the first police officer on the scene that night. By HAROLD GWIN

Urging an alternative career choice

Black firefighters say more blacks need to be exposed to the field. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.

Seminar on pumpkins

Seminar on pumpkins SALEM -- The Ohio Valley Giant Pumpkin Growers will host a giant pumpkin-

SCOTT SHALAWAY Beyond birdwatching-- getting serious

Identifying all the birds at backyard feeders can seem an impossible task to beginners. Depending on


No. 1 Connecticut 83, No. 23 Boston College 75 BOSTON -- Diana Taurasi scored 22 points to help

TRUMBULL COUNTY Special-ed center moves to Eastwood Mall site

Renovations continue at the center, which opened in its new home Jan. 2. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS

WOMEN Tar Heels rally, get 20th win

No. 7-ranked North Carolina climbed out of a 10-point halftime hole to beat North Carolina State.

Composer gets constant praise and a Grammy nomination

It's not enough to call Dave Holland by name. Fans, writers and collaborators tack on phrases that

Fumes send worker to Salem hospital

SALEM -- An employee of American Standard on South Ellsworth Avenue was taken to Salem Community

NASCAR Stewart likes night opener

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



Special to The Vindicator

Special to The Vindicator WOUNDED CHRISTIAN SOLDIER: Joe Cooper of Neshannock Township, Pa.,

HORIZON LEAGUE Loyola nips Wright State on Bailey's shot

He made up for missing three free throws in the final seconds, by hitting the game winner with one

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Fast forward to 2008: Hillary Rodham Clinton is running for president,

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Fast forward to 2008: Hillary Rodham Clinton is running for president,


DIVISION I At Alliance High School Seeds: 1. Boardman. 2. North Canton Hoover. 3. Canton

Nursing home transfer is a first

There are 43 county-owned nursing homes in 38 counties. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The impending sale of

Extra patrols will end

Over the weekend, several burglaries and thefts were reported to deputies. & lt;a

TOP 25 Top-ranked Gators overturn Tide; Kentucky wins

No. 7 Oklahoma and No. 12 Kansas earned victories while No. 17 Georgia lost. ASSOCIATED PRESS

MAC Northern Illinois stops Kent State

The Golden Flashes' eight-game winning streak went down the drain, 67-61. ASSOCIATED PRESS KENT

NEW YORK Indie films fill 1st-run DVD club

For those movie fans who don't have time to go to an independent theater or whose towns don't have

Mario reaches milestone

Mario reaches milestone Mario Lemieux had four assists to become the 10th player in NHL history

VALENTINE'S DAY CONCERT Kenny Rogers fan hits jackpot with tickets

The country-pop singer is highlighting his romantic material on his current tour. By JOHN PATRICK

JOHN KOVACH | Colleges Augustin credits playing time at Rayen for skills

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Canadian Romuald Augustin credits The Rayen School for helping to prepare him

NHL Lemieux leads Penguins victory

He had four assists as Pittsburgh snapped a four-game losing streak over the Bruins, 5-2. BOSTON


SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC. The Mosquito Lake Power Squadron will hold a safe boating course for

FISHING Ice shanty on wheels gives anglers mobility

Anglers create ice-fishing shelter that integrates with trailer. KNIGHT RIDDER ON HALF MOON

MIKE BRAUN Violator gets his due

For some people, running afoul of the law once is enough to set them on a straight and narrow path.

HUBBARD Ambulance plan needs funding

The community-operated system would gradually phase in full capabilities. By TIM YOVICH

Former official admits guilt

The car was leased by the Columbiana County Democratic Party chairman. & lt;a

Reorganization key in USOC crisis

Reorganization key in USOC crisis Eds: AMs. With BC-OLY--USOC Turmoil-Athletes, Bjt By NANCY

Green stuns Earnhardt, NASCAR observers with top spot

The unheralded driver earned the pole position for Sunday's season-opening race. DAYTONA BEACH,


KENNEDY CATHOLIC 67, FARRELL 64 FARRELL (16-7) -- Ched Phillips 4-2-10, Bryan-Michael Dungee

BASEBALL Optimism joins with sun, sand

Spring training boasts new players, new managers and new dreams. ASSOCIATED PRESS Mike Piazza

TRAVEL AGENTS What to expect

Uniglobe Travel, a travel agency with 900 locations in more than 20 countries, says travelers should

YOUNGSTOWN East Liverpool stops Rayen again

The game was halted for nearly 30 minutes due to an injury. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


CLUBS Shooting programs The Portage Summit Field & amp; Stream Club will host a basic

Impact of traffic near Sam's Club discussed

The fire chief said the state Rt. 82/46 intersection is the busiest and sees the most accidents of

REGIONAL COLLEGE BASKETBALL Drahos' goal gives Bethany triumph over Grove City

Matt Drahos and Struthers' Mike Majzun each scored 20 points for the Bison in a 102-100 win. GROVE

PENNSYLVANIA BASKETBALL Kennedy Catholic repels Farrell's rally

Bryan-Michael Dungee scored 32 points for Farrell, including 18 in the final quarter. By BRIAN

LAWRENCE COUNTY Hill View transition prompts concerns

The nursing home labor union representative plans to meet with the new owners and talk about job

MERCER COUNTY Internship program gets boost from state grant

MERCER, Pa. -- The Penn-Northwest Development Corp. is getting a $25,000 Pennsylvania grant to keep

THE KOVELS | Antiques and collecting Animals prove pretty as a pitcher

Animal-shaped pitchers and jugs have been made for centuries. English potters made jugs in the


IF YOU GO Leonardi legacy concerts Who: Dave Holland Quintet. When: 8 p.m. Monday. Where:

CRIME SOLVER Mercer County

A robbery is the focus of Mercer County Crime Solvers this week: Crime: Armed robbery Location:

SHARON Youth choir from Belarus to perform benefit concert

SHARON, Pa. -- The Krinichka Youth Choir from Minsk, Belarus, will perform at 7 p.m. Monday in the

Mardi Gras activities at Westminster College

Mardi Gras activities at Westminster College NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Families are invited to attend

Harvey's 24 pace East Palestine's win

EAST PALESTINE -- Adam Harvey scored 24 points Friday to lead the East Palestine High basketball

DAYTONA 500 Dale Jr. to battle for pole

It's the only thing he hasn't won at the famed Florida speedway. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Dale

NHL ROUNDUP Friday's games

Thrashers 4, Devils 2 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Marc Savard and Vyacheslav Kozlov scored 15 seconds

KATHRYN EARHART | The Butlers Masterpieces to return after tour of the nation

The return of 50 works from the Butler's permanent collection in March will signal a reinstallation

MERCER COUNTY Sharon's comeback nets league crown

The Tigers overcame Slippery Rock for their 15th win and the MCAC title. By BILL ALBRIGHT

UNDAUNTED: Although it's been less than a month since he was attacked in India for preaching

UNDAUNTED: Although it's been less than a month since he was attacked in India for preaching

Learning for a future


Big lead propels Falcons to 13th

Fitch capitalized on a 32-10 start fueled by Jason Aikens to hold off Mooney, 64-53. By JOHN

Furyk enjoys Swann thrills

Furyk enjoys Swann thrills Taking the second-round lead at the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am was a

NBA A new breed tips off tonight

The 52nd NBA All-Star game will showcase a new generation of players. ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA

Church items stolen

Church items stolen YOUNGSTOWN -- The pastor of Solid Rock Church, 2642 Glenwood Ave., reported

Mideast, S. American woes fuel increase in oil prices

One group warned of a potential oil supply crisis. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Winter's freeze, a possible

Schools chief will resign

The board cut $356,000 from this year's budget and expects to get several state grants. &

COLLEGE BASKETBALL YSU comes close to ending road skid

The Penguins were outlasted by Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne, 65-63. VINDICATOR

TRI-COUNTY LEAGUE Crestview wins in OT for 12th

The Rebels outlasted Lisbon, 67-62, for a 9-3 league record. By CHUCK HOUSTEAU VINDICATOR