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TRUMBULL COUNTY Fired health worker appeals to state board

The official was to practice 'management by walking around,' according to an affidavit. By STEPHEN

HERMITAGE City to hire consultants for new zoning measure

The city has been getting requests to rezone parcels of land. HERMITAGE, Pa. -- City commissioners

MEETINGS Owners OK home-field edge to All-Star winner

Now its up to the players to decide if the All-Star game winner gets home-field in the Series.

Officiating blunders main topic

A key error in the 49ers-Giants game has brought about most of the discussions. PHILADELPHIA (AP)

JUNIOR LEAGUE Wine-tasting event is scheduled for Jan. 30

Proceeds will benefit community projects sponsored by the league. NILES -- The Junior League of

YOUNGSTOWN Court takes LEED in design

'Green' design has emerged only in the past three to four years. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL

BASEBALL Slimmer Sabathia ready to lead Tribe

The Cleveland pitcher has shed several pounds with his two-a-day workouts this winter. CLEVELAND

KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR | Annie's Mailbox He decided to teach his wife a lesson about danger

Dear Annie: For years, I have cautioned my wife about the dangers of leaving our small children

WTA Tour's chief executive will leave post

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Lindsay Davenport is glad to see Kevin Wulff leave his post as the WTA

AVALON SOUTH FBI seeks details on golf outings

The city officials received the federal subpoena this week. By PEGGY SINKOVICH and DENISE DICK

Pocket protectors

Pocket protectors The Buccaneers must to do a better job of protecting quarterback Brad Johnson to

PREP PREVIEW Girls basketball

Who: Boardman (12-0) vs. North Canton Hoover (12-2). When: 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Where: North

Mathews exploring league move

A change may provide a more balanced, competitive environment for the students. By BRIAN RICHESSON


MEN'S BASKETBALL Thursday's Results OHIO Horizon League Butler 81, Wright St. 70

Titans hoping to turn snub into Super trip

Tennessee, which meets Oakland Sunday, did not have one player picked for the Pro Bowl. ALAMEDA,

NBA ROUNDUP Thursday's games

Wizards 198, Magic 93 WASHINGTON -- Michael Jordan scored 28 of his 32 points in the first half

TITANS VS. RAIDERS | Coaches profiles

Sherman Smith Position: Running backs coach, Tennessee Titans from 1995-present. Birthdate: Nov.

Buccaneers silence Vet by grounding Eagles

Tampa Bay's defense stiffened after Philadelphia's only touchdown came in the first minute.

Safety on the slopes

By RIDGELY OCHS LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY f we're in for a cold, snowy winter, what better way to

AUSTRALIAN OPEN Shaughnessy bounces Bovina; Schuettler reaches final eight

Venus Williams waltzed into the quarterfinals. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Meghann Shaughnessy


MONDAY XRuth Shrine 64, White Shrine of Jerusalem, will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Poland Masonic

INDIA 3 more are arrested in attack of preacher

The Pennsylvania man and other preachers have insulted Hindus, a Hindu nationalist contends.

Parting benefits Mooch, Niners

Steelers fans clamoring for Bill Cowher's hide after last Saturday's overtime loss to the Titans

MERCER COUNTY New garbage service requires use of their bins

Residents have the choice of using individual garbage bags or large garbage bins. SHARON, Pa. --

PREP WRESTLING Seven teams battle in Howland event

The Top Gun Tournament in Alliance will have 37 teams competing today and Saturday. HOWLAND --

Fit and trim

Fit and trim C.C. Sabathia has slimmed down from two-a-day workouts this winter. Now, he's ready


GIRLS BASKETBALL THURSDAY'S SCORES AREA Rayen 66, Warren Harding 60 Ursuline 75, Austintown

WARREN IUE-CWA alludes to RDR buyer

Plant owners did not return calls for comment. WARREN -- The lead organizer for a unionization

NFC CHAMPIONSHIP Eagles glad to be playing at home

They'll play host to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Minutes after St.

Cool for college

Cool for college High school students looking to prepare for collegiate life need to look at

WARREN Councilman pursues idea for outlet shops downtown

The consultant usually works with a developer or a landowner. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR

There's still work to be done to realize Dr. King's dream

Opinion: President George W. Bush's opposition to the University of Michigan's admissions policy that takes


JUST THE FACTS Premenstrual syndrome is caused by the hormonal changes that occur in the two weeks

Vocational-training courses get a boost

In the increasingly service- and information-based economy, the demand for continued education

'THE MIRACLE WORKER' | Review Salem production moves, captivates

BY MARGARET NERY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER SALEM -- Although the story of Helen Keller and her

AFC CHAMPIONSHIP Sherman Smith likes his choice of weapons to use against Raiders

The Youngstown native and Titans running backs coach has Eddie George in his backfield. By TOM

IRAQ U.N. reports progress in talks

The U.S. secretary of state and a U.N. weapons inspector acknowledged that the Iraqis' time is

COACHES Del Rio to take over Jaguars

The defensive wizard of the Ravens and Panthers will replace Tom Coughlin. ASSOCIATED PRESS

MERCER COUNTY Sharon runs past Slippery Rock

The Tigers used a big 12-1 run in the second half to post a 49-43 win. By BILL ALBRIGHT


The Eagles used their size advantage in a 52-32 victory over Newton Falls. By JOE SCALZO

PGA TOUR Perry, Goosen tied for Sony Open lead

The two leaders shot 6-under-par 64s and lead three others by one shot. HONOLULU (AP) -- Kenny

MELANOMA Doctor devotes years to developing cancer vaccine

Preliminary studies show Canvaxin can stem the recurrence of skin cancer. By SHARI ROAN LOS

Area car dealer sets sales record for the Valley

A combination of three car lines helped the local dealer become the top seller of GM cars in the

MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Walsh wins on final shot, 71-70

J.R. Ogletree made the winning shot against cross-town rival Malone. VINDICATOR STAFF/WIRE REPORTS

HEALTH Research may determine cause of frailty

Frailty occurs more often for older women than for older men. SCRIPPS HOWARD Often overlooked

Today is Sunday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2003. There are 346 days left in the year. On this date in

Opinion: Today is Sunday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2003. There are 346 days left in the year. On this date in

San Diego hotels seek super patrons

Reservations are down 15 percent compared to the last title game there. SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A week

REVIEW Take these jobs: Some love 'em, but many would call tasks odd

'Odd Jobs' shows the people who give Mount Rushmore a face-lift or dust the Smithsonian's dinosaurs.


BASEBALL Hiram College baseball program -- will hold its annual Hitting School for youth ages 8-17

WARREN Safe Streets Now group elects officers, sets first meeting

The commission includes representatives of the police, fire and health departments. By DENISE DICK

GOAL TENDING Dress for success

Carole Swann Meltzer, who is trained as a feng shui master, encourages people to dress appropriately

FAMILIES Grandparents' role as a caregiver is growing

Being the primary caregiver can have both positive and negative effects. SCRIPPS HOWARD The

CLEVELAND CART event goes to evening

The series' future seemed doomed as top drivers and teams jumped to the rival Indy Racing League.


LOCAL Tressel named coach of the year HOUSTON -- Jim Tressel, who led Ohio State to the national

Eagles fans love Philly's 'Dump'

Sunday's NFC Championship Game will be the last football game played in Veterans' Stadium.

National Hockey League

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SENIOR BOWL Top backs lead North Saturday

Penn State's Larry Johnson and Kentucky's Artose Pinner will be highlighted. MOBILE, Ala. (AP) --


THURSDAY'S NBA SUMMARIES WIZARDS 108, MAGIC 93 ORLANDO (93) -- Hill 0-4 2-2 2, Garrity 4-5 2-2

SATURDAY Boardman girls set for Hoover

Saturday's game will be a matchup of the fourth- and fifth-ranked teams in Division I. By JOE


No. 9 Purdue 73, No. 13 Penn State 66 WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Shereka Wright scored 24 points,

AUSTRALIA OPEN TENNIS Agassi holds off Escude for victory

The American advanced to the fourth round to meet Guillermo Cora. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) --

NHL ROUNDUP Thursday's games

Flyers 4, Canadiens 1 PHILADELPHIA -- Joe Sacco, playing in his first game with Philadelphia,

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Tinged with a touch of gray, the Silver and Black are back in the Super

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Tinged with a touch of gray, the Silver and Black are back in the Super