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Champion schools probe

Champion schools probe CHAMPION -- The school district athletics director has been on paid leave


MARTIN SLOANE | Supermarket Shopper Column will help cure you of bad case of 'coupon mess'

If you are a coupon clipper, and you haven't figured out how to organize your coupons for maximum


Cutting identity theft

By PAUL GORES KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS The shenanigans of Enron Corp. and Arthur Andersen


DIVISION II BOYS BASKETBALL Niles knocks out seeded Mooney

Dan Jones had 23 points as the Red Dragons pulled the upset. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS


JACK WOLLITZ Line-to-hook knot a big deal

The critical link between angler and fish is the knot holding the hook to his fishing line.


MAHONING COUNTY Group still offers financial aid with residential heating bills

The emergency heating program ends March 31. YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown Area Community Action


WARREN Imperial Motel owners to have building razed

The owners will have to pay about $40,000 to raze the building, officials said. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


MIKE BRAUN PETA equates Jews, animals

Over the years the anti-hunting, fishing, fur and basically anti-animal-use group PETA -- People for


INFORMATION | If you go

GETTING THERE Helvetia, the Swiss village in West Virginia that hosts a costumed carnival called


FASHION Arctic chic shows winter isn't over yet

Some people would rather be warm than stylish. By ELLEN WARREN KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS


STRUTHERS SCHOOL Boy's mom questions suspension

The child wanted to show his mom he knew how to use a plastic knife. & lt;a


Associated Press

Associated Press MOURNING: Christine Blanchette, 32, left, and Terri Pinheiro, 32, both of


HOW THEY VOTED

How members of Congress voted on key bills and amendments in the last week: HOUSE Human cloning


REGIONAL COLLEGE BASKETBALL Grove City, W & amp;J win PAC championships

The Wolverines and Presidents won the men's and women's titles, respectively. GREENVILLE, Pa. --


Knight Ridder Tribune

Knight Ridder Tribune BLUE? IT'S TRUE: Austria is producing its first 25-euro piece, a coin that


FASHIONS Stylish tie-dyed clothing suitable for all ages

A proud hippie creates quality clothing for upscale boutiques. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS FORT


WINNING NUMBERS | February 22-28

OHIO Friday 2/28 Night drawings: Pick 3, 8-9-9 Pick 4, 2-6-4-7 Buckeye 5, 2-13-24-28-29 Mega


U.S. can learn a great deal from key Al-Qaida figure

Opinion: There's no arguing that the Bush administration hit a home run with the capture Saturday of Khalid


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Bonn Star N(Pantaleano)14.406.404.00 Lavros Whirlwind N(B


MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE Kent State hits skids, falls at home to rival

Kennedy Catholic's John Reimold (Bowling Green) and Danny McElhinny (E. Michigan) contributed.


NUTRITION PROGRAMS In the area

MAHONING COUNTY Forum Health At Home offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 11 locations in


DISNEY DEALS

DISNEY DEALS Help in the hunt Get a copy of Disney's Florida vacation travel brochure by calling


OHIO FISHING

OHIO FISHING Licenses now on sale The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife


SATURDAY'S RESULTS

SATURDAY'S RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DIVISION II At Boardman Niles 64, Mooney 50


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

SATURDAY'S RESULTS BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT DIVISION II At Boardman Niles 64, Mooney 50


POLICE CHIEF

POLICE CHIEF Marty Kanetsky Age: 52 Residence: Longtime Hubbard resident. Education: 1968


VETERANS

VETERANS Women's football cards NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The National Women's Football Association


PERSIAN GULF Iraq's actions please Annan

The United States lacks the nine 'yes' votes needed to win approval of a war resolution. UNITED


Death toll rises to 11 in nursing-home fire

Death toll rises to 11 in nursing-home fire HARTFORD, Conn. -- The death toll has risen to 11 in a


IRAQ A vote for war is a U.S. priority

The majority of the U.N. Security Council remains wary of the U.S. position. UNITED NATIONS (AP)


SENIOR DRIVERS | Safe Driving Course

Monday and Tuesday: 9 a.m. -12:30 p.m.: HealthPlace, 2360 Highland Road, Hermitage. March 11 and


Officials vow new name for 'devil's highway'

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Gov. Bill Richardson not only wants to fix U.S. 666, he wants to change its


TRUMBULL, MAHONING County officials, lawmakers meet

The local officials blame state Republicans for the budget mess. & lt;a


KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR | Annie's Mailbox 'Brad's' mother should be a part of his life

Dear Annie: I am a single father with sole custody of my 8-year-old son, "Brad." My ex-wife,


Ex-Gov. Mario Cuomo will speak at YSU

Ex-Gov. Mario Cuomo will speak at YSU YOUNGSTOWN -- Mario Cuomo, former three-term governor of


TUCSON Solid third round helps Lickliter lead

He's looking for his second PGA Tour victory. TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- An unspectacular third round


WORTH A LOOK

ARTS AND CRAFTS SHOWS XSt. Nicholas Church, 764 Fifth St., Struthers, will sponsor an arts and


Electricity savings

Electricity savings WARREN -- WCI Steel chose to shut down some of its primary steelmaking


COURTS

TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Daniel F. Boyle, 20, of 3830 state Route 46, Mineral Ridge,


NATIONAL OCEAN SCIENCES Lakeview High team is runner-up in Penguin Bowl contest at YSU

The coordinator hopes to incorporate more educational activities next year. By MARALINE KUBIK


Planning another attack on freedom in name of security

Opinion: Word that the Justice Department has drafted a new, more restrictive, more secretive Patriot Act is


Depot Road to close for two months

Depot Road to close for two months SALEM -- Columbiana County commissioners noted that a section


HUBBARD Police chief will push for new station

A police sergeant who will become Hubbard's new chief says it will be his No. 1 priority. By TIM


MONDAY DRAWINGS

MONDAY DRAWINGS OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 2-0-6 Pick 4, 1-3-9-4 Buckeye 5, 9-13-17-19-


SCOTT SHALAWAY Curing the wintertime blues

Winter seems reluctant to release her icy grip this year, but trust me, spring is coming. Days are


DAVE BARRY Here comes the bride, fit to be tied

Every year, as we enter wedding season, I go to the bookstore and pick up a bridal magazine. Then I


YSU

YSU Baseball team loses COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Missouri's Andy Shipman allowed just four hits in a


BECKY SHER | Hype Pack this balm in your trunk

At first, there was something about the name "Elephant Lube" that really rubbed us the wrong way.


BIRTHS

BIRTHS Forum Northside Connie and Edward Burke, Jr., 545 E. Florida, Youngstown, boy, March 1.


CELEBRITIES Check out their chests to get the message

T-shirts do the talking for many movie stars. BALTIMORE SUN Celebrities have always been


Valley settles for crumbs from federal funding pie

Opinion: It's Traficant's fault. That was the reaction locally and in Washington to the news that the


FASHION Little extras touted as big thing for spring

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- So what if March came in like a lion and goes out


TRUMBULL COUNTY Budget cuts, layoffs to short sheriff's staff, reduce service

Only two deputies will be on the road at any one time after the layoffs. & lt;a


Trumbull rules death of woman a homicide

Trumbull rules death of woman a homicide WARREN -- The Trumbull County Coroner's office has ruled


AUSTINTOWN-YOUNGSTOWN Planners stress teamwork with city

The hope is that some city and township revitalization plans are compatible. By IAN HILL


WHAT'S DOING?

SPECIAL EVENTS, SEASONS, ETC. Turkey hunting clinic, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 6, Lowellville Rod


The Knights will play either Lisbon or Springfield for the district title.

By CHUCK HOUSTEAU VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT SALEM -- Crestview High knew it had a tall task to


There's still plenty of time to sing 'Happy Birthday'

Opinion: Just because you missed the big birthday party over the weekend in Chillicothe doesn't mean you


HELOISE Little suggestion makes big difference

Dear Heloise: I wanted to thank you for printing the hint a reader sent you about how to tie


GIRARD City doesn't have to accept low bid

Dante Massacci Jr. admits he missed the deadline, but had permission. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR