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MERCER COUNTY District attorney, sheriff to run for re-election

MERCER, Pa. --The Mercer County district attorney and the sheriff are running for re-election as a

NEW CASTLE Trash companies speak against V-Quip recycling

The specialized equipment would add expense, one man contended. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Some local

WARREN SCHOOLS Harding assessment to aid district plan

The district is expected to learn in July whether it will receive funding this year. By DENISE

Playing with fire

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) -- Operators of several venues around the country, including a Rhode Island


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

NEW WILMINGTON Board to appeal request

NEW WILMINGTON -- The Wilmington Area School Board has agreed to join with Pulaski Township to

NHL ROUNDUP Tuesday's other games

Devils 2, Flyers 2 PHILADELPHIA -- Jeff Friesen's goal with 4:45 left lifted the New Jersey Devils

ON THE FAIRWAYS This week's pro golf events

PGA TOUR Nissan Open Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Riviera Country Club (7,078 yards, par

HUBBARD Official: I won't support cuts

The council president suggested a water valve replacement project. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR

Do local clubs measure up?

Once in a while, pyrotechnics are used at Powers Auditorium. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT Youngstown

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Strollo, YSU work to schedule game against Kent State

There is a verbal agreement for the schools to meet Sept. 13 in Kent. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR

Owners sue to halt demolition of motel

The building's owners have a meeting about the state funding in mid-March. By DENISE DICK

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Pitt finds the road more kind with a victory at Georgetown

The No. 9 Panthers ended a three-game road losing streak. ASSOCIATED PRESS The road had not been

BLUE JACKETS Coyotes take out frustrations on Columbus

Phoenix is 10 points out of the final playoff spot in the West. PHOENIX (AP) -- After a shutout

DeCarbo seeks replacement on Lawrence elections board

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Roger DeCarbo, Lawrence County commissioner chairman, wants to be replaced on the

HOWLAND-HUBBARD Tigers have Senior Night success

Howland is assured of its first winning season since 1997-98. By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR

Man gets jail term for cop impersonation

Man gets jail term for cop impersonation YOUNGSTOWN -- Curtis M. Bryant Jr., 59, convicted of

YOUNGSTOWN Don't be 'cool', Globetrotter says

Globetrotter Otis Key urged Hillman students to develop potential. By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR

SHARON HIGH SCHOOL Officials nix Science Club's trip to Washington, D.C.

SHARON, Pa. -- A proposed Sharon High School Science Club trip to Washington, D.C., has been


NORTHFIELD RESULTS TUESDAY 1st--Dough Boy4.003.002.60 Redandwhiteallover5.003.40 Cable Gram

PREP SWIMMING | State finals

When: Thursday through Saturday Where: C.T. Branin Natatorium, Canton If you go: Take I-80 West to

CLEVELAND Rose meets James, then beats on Cavs

Cleveland is trying to avoid matching the record for fewest victories in a season. CLEVELAND (AP)

INDIANS Wedge inspires in first speech

The first-year manager seeks a championship approach. WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) -- Rookie manager

BASEBALL Thome: I didn't leave Tribe for loot

He said he went to the Phillies for a longer contract and a chance to win. CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP)

FROM NATION'S CAPITAL TO CLEVELAND: "Idle Hours," an oil painting that H. Siddons Mowbray completed

FROM NATION'S CAPITAL TO CLEVELAND: "Idle Hours," an oil painting that H. Siddons Mowbray completed

House seems unwilling to seek cloning compromise

Opinion: The U.S. House of Representatives once again appears to be poised to pass an anti-cloning bill that

Republican lawmakers fail to develop realistic budget

Opinion: A House-Senate conference committee will soon meet to iron out differences in their budget-balancing

BASEBALL ROUNDUP Spring training news and notes

Giants: Barry Bonds was scheduled to have minor surgery on his left elbow today, and the San

LORDSTOWN Councilmen's efforts to rescind the use of police group fails

The mayor will contact the association today to begin the search process. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS

PITTSBURGH Man and sister face drug sentencing

Authorities said a former New Castle woman sold cocaine from her beauty shop. PITTSBURGH -- Two

SHENANGO VALLEY Improvement plan would elevate rise in sewer rates

The treatment plant already is operating above its rating, an engineer says. By HAROLD GWIN

Vindicator file photo

Vindicator file photo EYESORE: The Imperial Motel on East Market Street near downtown Warren has

Hockey team, fans donate for fire victims

Hockey team, fans donate for fire victims Fans of the Providence Bruins donated about $7,500 to a

Woods' popularity revealed in ratings

NEW YORK (AP) -- Tiger Woods' return to action drew TV ratings more than double what the PGA Tour

SALEM Plaza developer asks to enlarge complex

The Wal-Mart lot is the only way to get to the proposed plaza. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM

STATE SWIMMING & amp; DIVING MEET Donadee, Reese take plunge


TRUMBULL COUNTY Reduction in funds prompts sheriff to free some inmates, eliminate units

Federal prisoners will no longer be housed at the county jail, the sheriff says. By PEGGY

Becoming a Democrat

Becoming a Democrat LORDSTOWN -- Jim Calko, who unsuccessfully ran as a Republican last year for

As a scholar-in-residence, author will speak at YSU

LORDSTOWN -- The state commission overseeing school district spending has agreed to consider a call

COOL CANADIAN AIR: Jazz trumpeter and Montreal native Maynard Ferguson will perform Sunday night at

COOL CANADIAN AIR: Jazz trumpeter and Montreal native Maynard Ferguson will perform Sunday night at

NBA ROUNDUP | Tuesday's other games

Nets 84, Heat 79 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jason Kidd fed Jason Collins for a go-ahead three-point

TRUMBULL COUNTY Bristol's uprising downs Champion

The Panthers surmounted an 11-point deficit for the win. By DOUG CHAPIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


INSIDE State swimming preview, C3. Curtis Ingram keys Mooney's basketball victory over Wilson.

Best Bets/Hot Tickets

Best Bets/Hot Tickets TONIGHT * It's a story that could be ripped from the headlines. Hugh

YOUNGSTOWN Ingram sparks Mooney to 16th victory

He scored 11 of his 24 points during a second-quarter stretch. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR

Salem closes jail

Salem closes jail SALEM -- The expense of continued upkeep and required improvements has driven

IRAQ Blix's order: Destroy missiles

The chief inspector's next report is due March 1. UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Chief U.N. weapons


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Indians catcher has ankle injury

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) -- Catcher Josh Bard has joined the Cleveland Indians' injured list at


YSU Camp fee waived YOUNGSTOWN -- The late fee for the Youngstown State University spring