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Double trouble for Tribe; Pirates, Twins score wins

Brian Anderson allowed seven earned runs in two-plus innings. ASSOCIATED PRESS BRADENTON, Fla.


ELIZABETH SMART CASE 'It is nothing but a miracle'

Two couples recognized the suspect on a street in Sandy, Utah. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Elizabeth


PITTSBURGH Mistake over helmets costs police $10,000

A Web site listed the police helmet as one that had failed federal tests. PITTSBURGH (AP) --


TRUMBULL COUNTY Sheriff probes prohibited use of official car

The prosecutor's office has been asked to review the matter, the sheriff said. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


"Kids can help by being good to their parents."

Opinion: "Kids can help by being good to their parents." Savannah Morton Age 10, on what kids can do to


The British offered to tone down consequences in its disarmament proposal.

The British offered to tone down consequences in its disarmament proposal. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) --


TAX TIME Filing away your losses

Hard times bring new twists for tax filing. By PAMELA YIP and BILL DEENER KNIGHT RIDDER


Pirates' skipper weighs staff cuts

Lloyd McClendon soon must start cutting 35 players. BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- With more than twice


Vanbiesbrouck quits after using racial slur

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ontario (AP) -- Former NHL goalie John Vanbiesbrouck is stepping down as coach and


First all-girl team takes part in robotics contest

Students design, build and program the robots. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR EDUCATION WRITER


Rally falls short for ICL titlists

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF CANTON -- One of Springfield High's student managers,


TERRORISM Few in Pa. opt for smallpox vaccine

The state's largest health-care union advised its members to say no. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Fewer than


City expands application of zero-tolerance policy

Opinion: When minor traffic stops result in more than 100 criminal charges being filed, all in a two-week


MERCER Family flees while fire engulfs house

The blaze was detected and reported by an alarm company, officials said. MERCER, Pa. -- James and


MASTERS Burk sues Augusta to protest

The activist was denied a request to protest at the club's front gate. AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Martha


Springfield relieved by regional berth

By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Satisfying a passionate basketball


Wohlers bothered by elbow pain

He felt tightness after his first workout of the spring. WINTER HAVEN, Fla. (AP) -- Cleveland


NFL 'Skins eye Jets' Coles

ASSOCIATED PRESS The Washington Redskins certainly like the Jets' roster, and they're about to


ELIZABETH SMART CASE Kin give insight into suspects

Brian Mitchell's stepdaughter said she felt uncomfortable around him. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) --


Ottawa holds off Pens' to post 4-2 win

It was the ninth straight loss for Pittsburgh, which was playing without Mario Lemieux. OTTAWA


GIRARD SCHOOL Clogged air intakes suspect

The air intakes can be cleaned only from inside the building. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


NASCAR-BASS PRO SHOPS MBNA ATLANTA 500 RESULTS

NASCAR-BASS PRO SHOPS MBNA ATLANTA 500 RESULTS Sunday At Atlanta Motor Speedway Hampton, Ga.


MAHONING COUNTY JAIL Officials to vote on buying beds

Commissioners and the sheriff want to ensure that inmates aren't released. By BOB JACKSON


Early opportunities elude Newton Falls

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF CANTON -- Maybe it was impatience. Or miscommunication. Or


WEDNESDAY DRAWINGS

WEDNESDAY DRAWINGS OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 5-3-7 Pick 4, 5-4-0-6 Buckeye 5, 4-13-28-


YOUNGSTOWN Revision would shrink center

The size of the conference center is a reflection of what the market will bear. By ROGER G. SMITH


FREE HELP | The IRS suggests these sites

The following is a list of online tax-preparation sites recommended by the IRS for the Free File


Hoch wins playoff today

He defeated Jim Furyk on the third extra hole this morning. ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI -- Scott Hoch


Heed advice for good life

By TIM O'BRIEN KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS I am in a quandary. What is your opinion? When given


Bush open to delaying vote

Iraq delighted in the diplomatic turmoil among U.N. Security Council members. WASHINGTON (AP) --


Patrick: Pens can't compete

Pittsburgh's Hall of Fame executive says the team can't win anytime soon. PITTSBURGH (AP) --


COLLEGE BASEBALL Costantino ties NCAA streak record

He'll go for the hitting record today when Salve Regina plays Mount Union. CAPE CORAL, Fla. (AP)


Poland captures hockey title in three overtimes

By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT BOARDMAN -- For the Poland Bulldogs, it was only fitting


A citizen's access to a lawyer remains an inalienable right

Opinion: This is a tense time, not the ideal time to be coming to the defense of a suspected terrorist or


MEDICARE: DOMESTIC SECURITY

Opinion: MEDICARE: DOMESTIC SECURITY St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Americans have a love-hate relationship with


MAHONING VALLEY ODOT begins construction on 'missing link' 711 project

A public meeting will be held to discuss blasting during the project. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Relaxed Selig avoids deadline on Rose issue

War could cancel the opening games in Japan for the Mariners and Athletics. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP)


GIRARD SCHOOL Officials suspect clogged intakes

The air intakes can be cleaned only from inside the building. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


Debate targets price of land

A big project in a limited area instantly changed the property's market value. YOUNGSTOWN --