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Associated Press

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Associated Press GETTING READY: South Korean soldiers prepare for any incursion from North Korea 

Digging out When road crews can't keep up, it's time for the tow trucks.

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT YOUNGSTOWN -- It was the perfect time to crawl under a blanket in front of 

BFI garbage trucks on regular schedule

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

BFI garbage trucks on regular schedule YOUNGSTOWN -- Browning-Ferris Industries of Ohio, 

Fouls sink Penguins up north

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Wisconsin-Green Bay's final 15 points came at the line. VINDICATOR STAFF/WIRE REPORT GREEN BAY, 

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

STOCK, DIVIDENDBIDASKED Avalon Holdings,1.82 1.85 Bank One,.84,36.4736.50 Clear Channel, 

Improved MRI system

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Improved MRI system WARREN -- Forum Health Trumbull Memorial Hospital has installed a new magnetic 

Police investigate fatal 3-car crash

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Police investigate fatal 3-car crash NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- State police continue to investigate a 

SURPLUS FOOD

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

SURPLUS FOOD Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 920 Dryden Ave., Youngstown, various commodities, 

Youngstown mayor is right in seeking an explanation

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

There is a possibility that the city of Youngstown will file a lawsuit to challenge the evaluation 

YSU closing forces concert cancellation

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

YOUNGSTOWN -- The closing of Youngstown State University on Monday because of a winter storm led to 

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Toy Lending Library aims for many happy returns

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

When Ben Franklin came up with the concept of a subscription library, he probably didn't have the 

Police seeking driver who got away

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

AUSTINTOWN -- Police continue their search for a man who led them on a chase through the township 

49ERS Coaches Mora, Knapp retained

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Two others from Steve Mariucci's staff also will return under new coach Dennis Erickson. SANTA 

HALFWAY HOUSE Declining usage

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Community Corrections Association's halfway facility on Market Street has reported a drop in the 

NBA Pistons' defense chokes Cavs

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Darius Miles couldn't bear to watch as Cleveland lost its 43rd game. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Chauncey 

INDIANS Gutierrez has unsure career after surgery

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The infielder is making progress from neck surgery in October. WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) -- Ricky 

The French resistance

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Opposition led by France has thwarted U.S. efforts to gain U.N. support for war. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 

WRESTLING

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

WRESTLING TEAM SCORING 1. Beaver Local, 229. 2. Claymont, 213.5. 3. Buckeye Local, 134.5. 4. 

Commissioners are starting process for employee layoffs

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Commissioners are still evaluating how many employees will be laid off. By BOB JACKSON 

SNOW BUSINESS Making buyers happy

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Eastwood Mall hasn't had to get heavy equipment to haul snow away -- yet. VINDICATOR STAFF 

AIRLINES Northwest says no to raising passenger fares

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Airlines failed for the third time in 60 days to raise fares. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS FORT 

MAHONING COUNTY Boiler system problems keep 2 schools closed for a day

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

YOUNGSTOWN -- Two Mahoning County schools were cold and empty today as pupils stayed home because of 

Holiday, snowstorm lead to blood shortage

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Six blood types are in short supply in northeastern Ohio. Two days of little or no blood 

Township begins unusual plan to spearhead land development

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

A township CIC will be directed by three board members. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF 

TOP 25 BASKETBALL Simien paces Kansas

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Iowa State coach Larry Eustachy was ejected for arguing a charging call. LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- 

AGENDA

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

AGENDA WEDNESDAY Canfield Board of Education, 6 p.m., board office. Canfield city council, 6 

Canfield has the right hold

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The Cardinals won a sectional title and advanced nine wrestlers to the district meet. By BRIAN 

Mike is Mike

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Mike is Mike Mike Tyson gave the world a glimpse of the new tattoo on his face. What he didn't 

The weather outside was frightful for some and delightful for others. Above, Jennifer Grist and her

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The weather outside was frightful for some and delightful for others. Above, Jennifer Grist and her 

NEW CASTLE Ricciardi gets life sentence in girl's murder

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The jury deliberated Ricciardi's fate for seven minutes. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR STAFF 

WOMEN'S TOP 25 BASKETBALL Sunday's games

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

No. 1 Connecticut 84, Seton Hall 44 STORRS, Conn. -- Barbara Turner scored 16 points and had eight 

Diplomats: New resolution in works

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The resolution would declare justification for military action against Iraq. UNITED NATIONS (AP) 

PENNSYLVANIA Service plazas on turnpike will provide defibrillators

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

About 200,000 defibrillators are being used nationwide. NEW STANTON, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania 

FBI takes business files

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

FBI takes business files WARREN -- FBI agents removed files from a North Park Avenue business 

NHL Stars Tugnutt, Hatcher hold off Sharks, 3-1

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Dallas center Mike Modano was honored before the game. ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS -- Ron Tugnutt 

CONFLICT IN IRAQ U.S. waits for Turkey's OK, but there's still a plan 'B'

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Opening a northern front through Turkey is a key in the American war plan. WASHINGTON (AP) -- 

MEDICATE TO KILL

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

MEDICATE TO KILL Washington Post: Charles Laverne Singleton is a death-row inmate in Arkansas, 

SUMMITVILLE Mayor faces several sex-related charges

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

EAST PALESTINE -- Salem businessman and Summitville Mayor Arthur Spack is expected to answer sex- 

St. Elizabeth

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

St. Elizabeth Todd and Shari Jones, 579 Country Line Road, Lake Milton, girl, Feb. 15. Danielle 

Teen near death after transplant error

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Teen near death after transplant error DURHAM, N.C. -- A teenager from Mexico whose family moved 

Those seeking levies to pay cost of special elections

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

A Trumbull County MRDD tax levy will cost $75,000. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER 

HELOISE Cleaning isn't the same as disinfecting

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Dear Heloise: My husband and I were discussing the difference between disinfecting and cleaning. I 

AROUND THE NBA Sunday's other games

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Timberwolves 109, Warriors 102 MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Garnett had 37 points and 22 rebounds, and 

Early start proved good move for Fox and NASCAR fans

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The network's crew performed well considering it was pressed into action to fill extra air time. 

CITY WARDS

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

CITY WARDS By the numbers Populations by city ward as outlined in the 2000 Census: 

OHIO Priority of cleanups seen as a challenge

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

One challenge facing the OEPA is determining sources of environmental pollutants. PART TWO OF A 

Morford deserves promotion for success as crimefighter

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Barring some unforeseen problem, Lorain County Prosecutor Greg White will be confirmed by the United 

EASTERN U.S. Storm causes loss of sale day for stores

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Many stores closed on the biggest sales day of the month. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Though some people 

MAHONING JAILS CCA seeks to reduce population

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The CCA office on Market Street offers electronic monitoring. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME 

YOUNGSTOWN Police seize coins in arrest

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The suspect told police he was given the items as payment for heroin. YOUNGSTOWN -- Detectives 

HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY Colucci's goals propel M/U

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Mooney/Ursuline defeated Boardman, 4-2. By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT BOARDMAN -- 

This time, yellow line sends Marlin reeling

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Sterling Marlin stayed in his car this time. Too bad he didn't stay 

Spurs set mark for wins on road

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The team beat five playoff contenders during its eight-game tear. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- 

Airport health is key to base, officials stress

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

All military installations are targets for closure. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER 

COLD FUN IN THE WINTERTIME: The combination of heavy snow and no school meant play time for many

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

COLD FUN IN THE WINTERTIME: The combination of heavy snow and no school meant play time for many 

Fernandez puts woes behind him with win

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

He won the $1.6 million tournament by three strokes. NAPLES, Fla. (AP) -- On the verge of his 

HIGH SCHOOL RESULTS

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

MAHONING VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL CONFERENCE Varsity boys Results, Feb. 12 High individual 

NATIONAL LEAGUE Pirates make plans in case catcher Cota can't make start

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- For the first time in eight years, the Pittsburgh Pirates will open the 

Mayor Angelo pushes to pass increase in city's garbage rate

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

A meeting to discuss the proposed increase is set for today. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR 

Wounded by gunfire

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Wounded by gunfire YOUNGSTOWN -- Charles E. Hanlon, 61, of Southern Boulevard was in guarded 

Thanks to the rain, Waltrip reigns

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Waltrip hoisted the Daytona 500 trophy above his head in a 

HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL 'King James' deploys his arsenal of dunks

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

He moved into seventh on the career scoring list in Ohio with 2,463 points. DAYTON (AP) -- "King 

REUNIONS

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

XFormer classmates of all classes of St. Columba School in Youngstown who are interested in a class 

REGION

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

REGION Seminar targets women investors WARREN -- Reservations are being accepted for Investing 

Officials present case for sales-tax increase

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

A sales tax reduction four years ago saved consumers $20 million, officials say. By STEPHEN SIFF 

WEDNESDAY DRAWINGS

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

WEDNESDAY DRAWINGS OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 1-9-5 Pick 4, 9-9-3-8 Buckeye 5, 11-15-17- 

AREA

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

AREA Correction South Range's Justin Carolyne, competing in the 112-pound class, advanced to 

PGA Tiger answers all questions in dominant return

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

Brad Faxon was the only serious challenger at the Buick Invitational. SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tiger 

CONFLICT WITH IRAQ Powell shows optimism on answer from Turkey

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

U.S. ships filled with tanks and other armor wait for word off the Turkish coast. WASHINGTON (AP) 

YOUNGSTOWN Council member: Redistrict

February 20th, 2003 at 12:00 AM

The city charter says wards should be 'nearly as equal in population as possible.' By ROGER G. 


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