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Brunetti nets Mooney's win

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF AUSTINTOWN -- Gina Brunetti didn't win on a wing and a


NEW YORK Blast sparks a massive fire at ExxonMobil oil facility

An FBI spokesman said there was no immediate indication of terrorism. NEW YORK (AP) -- An


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

GIRLS BASKETBALL MONDAY'S SCORES AREA TOURNAMENT DIVISION I At Alliance Howland 46, Massillon


BOXING Tyson's return on hold

Mike Tyson's handlers were forced to cancel his fight for Saturday in Memphis. LAS VEGAS (AP) --


Educators from area decry cuts

The governor said local districts should know by early March the extent of cuts. VINDICATOR STAFF


Shotgun, drugs in car

Shotgun, drugs in car YOUNGSTOWN -- A sawed-off shotgun wrapped in a hospital gown and two bags of


Former Sheriff launches campaign Web site

The platform includes forming an ethics review committee. By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME


CLEVELAND Steelworkers OK contract at ISG

New steel labor contract sets hourly wages from $15 to $20.50. CLEVELAND (AP) -- International


Strong start powers Ursuline's win

By CHAD KRISPINSKY VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT HANOVERTON -- The Ursuline High girls basketball


Both sides arrange pieces on battlefield

Saddam's strategy of delaying attack gives him an advantage. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR In


SALEM School board places renewal levy on ballot

The district's search for a new treasurer is continuing. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU


KROGER ST. JUDE RESULTS

KROGER ST. JUDE RESULTS Monday At The Racquet Club of Memphis Memphis, Tenn. Purse: Men,


Jailed for speeding

Jailed for speeding YOUNGSTOWN -- Gregory J. Simcox is the first person to get jail time for


NHL ROUNDUP | Monday's games

Senators 3, Rangers 2 OTTAWA -- Ottawa captain Daniel Alfredsson assisted on goals by Radek Bonk,


Gulf War veteran asks president for clemency

Gulf War veteran asks president for clemency LUBBOCK, Texas -- A decorated Army veteran who blames


Be equal in making cuts, official urges school board

The board president said the cuts are ongoing. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN


Getting an edge

Getting an edge kYOUNG JOB-SEEKERS learn how to present themselves at a job interview at the YSU


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Arbitrator: Delphi broke union deal

DAYTON (AP) -- Delphi Corp.'s Harrison Thermal Systems Division violated a union agreement with job


WARREN Community members express hopes for high school project

The planning is part of an effort to personalize large inner-city schools. By DENISE DICK


County workers testify at grand jury hearing

The grand jury was set to continue hearing testimony today. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and STEPHEN SIFF


COLLEGE SPORTS AT A GLANCE

MEN'S BASKETBALL MONDAY'S SCORES EAST Cent. Connecticut St. at Wagner, ppd. Fairleigh Dickinson


'King of Pop' seems to have popped his cork

Opinion: Any thinking person who watched the television special "Life With Michael Jackson" had to have been


Swim preparations

Swim preparations kCANFIELD SOPHOMORE Kelly Reese joins senior Jon Donadee, who has won sectional


NORTHERN IRAQ Whispers of troops grow

CHWAR GURNA, Iraq (AP) -- The helicopter pad at this military base is one stop for the American


YOUNGSTOWN Planning board tables request for rezoning

The board approved variances for the MVR and the new East High School. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY


Ex-officeholders run again

Six people are running for Warren mayor. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER


By GREG GULAS

By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT AUSTINTOWN -- Amber Bodrick scored 15 points and Aieshya


Priest found dead in rectory

The priest's death 'is apparently a very tragic end of a very troubled journey,' the bishop says.


Pistons 93, Heat 62

Pistons 93, Heat 62 AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Richard Hamilton scored a season-high 34 points and Ben


DAYTONA 500 Waltrip leaves car behind, but has another

His winning car will be on display for a year, but he has a similar one to race with. THE ORLANDO


NFL COMBINE Changes in process planned for prospects

College players and pro hopefuls will follow an interviewing schedule. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Bill


LOTTERY RESULTS

THURSDAY'S DRAWINGS OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 3-9-3 Pick 4, 8-0-3-6 Buckeye 5, 5-17-23-


PGA GOLF Woods widens margin

Even with his "inferior equipment" no one challenged him. SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The return of Tiger


3 from Youngstown to face charges in county court

BOARDMAN -- Three Youngstown men will face various charges in Mahoning County Court here Thursday.


NBA Cavaliers unable to move forward

It looks like veteran Tyrone Hill will remain a sub for Cleveland. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Tyrone Hill


MAHONING COUNTY Sheriff proposes funding change

The money generated could avert the layoff of deputies. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR COURTHOUSE


LOCAL

LOCAL Mount Union men's game tonight ALLIANCE -- Wilmington College will play a men's basketball


OHIO GOP delays budget action

The governor was worried about the correction plan that might be passed. By JEFF ORTEGA


Federal protection

Federal protection U.S. Olympic Committee employees who testify before Congress will be protected


INDIANS New faces surround Vizquel

The veteran shortstop is familiarizing himself with teammates. WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) -- Omar


TOP 25 BASKETBALL Mouton leads third-ranked Texas past Texas Tech, 77-65

Tech coach Bobby Knight suspended his leading scorer right before tipoff. ASSOCIATED PRESS


Summary of police activity in Boardman and Poland:

Summary of police activity in Boardman and Poland: BOARDMAN Feb. 10 Arrest: Police arrested a


HEINZ Ketchup king pours on marketing blitz

The company is boosting spending by at least $150 million a year. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Standing


BLOGGER.COM Google buys online-journal start-up

The deal is expected to give Google another way to boost ad revenues. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) --


Coaching change

Coaching change Rob Hawthorne has been named coach of the Mahoning Valley Phantom Rockets ice


Yankees: Derek Jeter wanted to say it loud and clear: He is not a party animal. Just two hours after

Yankees: Derek Jeter wanted to say it loud and clear: He is not a party animal. Just two hours after


SHARON Gas company wants to drill near apartments

The authority executive director has reservations about drilling next to an apartment. By HAROLD


REGION

REGION Small business center will offer free seminars YOUNGSTOWN -- The Ohio Small Business


GAIL WHITE Doctors' wives reach out to the community

Shelley Duffett stands at the podium calling the Tri-County Medical Association Alliance meeting to