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PIAA CLASS A WESTERN FINAL Kennedy stands in Union's way

The winner advances to the state championship game on Friday. By BRIAN RICHESSON VINDICATOR


2 robotics teams to head to finals

GIRARD -- Robotics teams from Girard and Warren G. Harding high schools have qualified for national


Irish survive final shot

Notre Dame escaped, 70-69, over Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the West Regional. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) --


CURBSTONERS Officials adapt to high-tech scrutiny

Lowellville graduate Joe DeRosa has been an NBA official for 14 years. By BRIAN RICHESSON


WARREN 8 face charges in melee at party

The police chief said he has received no citizen complaints. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


Lawyer seeks a probe of cops' actions

City officials will cooperate fully with any investigations, the law director says. By PEGGY


NHL ROUNDUP | Monday's games

Thrashers 3, Blue Jackets 2 ATLANTA -- Dany Heatley stormed from the penalty box and scored the


PIRATES Jeff D'Amico could be fifth starter

One more strong outing this spring could solidify his role. BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Decision day


Yankees' Steve Karsay sidelined until pain in shoulder subsides

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- New York Yankees reliever Steve Karsay has a sore right shoulder again, and


Grandfather: Police left grandson with no shoes

The boy is still being held at the juvenile center. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR STAFF


NIT Iowa slips past Valpo, 61-60, in first contest

The Crusaders couldn't stop Chauncey Leslie, who made the winning shot. IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) --


Cast-iron classic

Cast-iron classic kCAST-IRON PANS handed down from one generation to the next are once again


SALEM Council approves plan to ease traffic congestion

The project is intended to give motorists an alternate route. By NORMAN LEIGH VINDICATOR SALEM


REGION

REGION Starting a business YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning Valley Economic Development Corp. will hold a


Boardman's Blewitt goes west for distance

The Ashland senior hopes computer technology will lead to longer throws. By JOHN KOVACH


LOCAL

LOCAL Ace GIRARD -- Ray Kuharich of Austintown aced the 150-yard fourth hole at Mahoning Country


Iraq update

Aboard the USS Kitty Hawk, scores of bombs were readied to fire and stored in racks in the ship's


TRUMBULL COUNTY Court backs dismissal of suit against DeJute

The attorney general has not decided if he will pursue the case. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR


Veterans of '91 Gulf War hope U.S. finishes the job

One recalls how the sun was blocked by the smoke of burning oil wells. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN


RECORD Ed DiGregorio

1983-84: 7-17 1984-85: 14-13 1985-86: 12-16 1986-87: 13-14 1987-88: 18-10 1988-89: 14-14


JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS

JUNIOR TEAM TENNIS Standings White3-0 Brown2-1 Green2-1 Gray2-1 Purple2-1 Red2-1


Procedure touted as the next Botox

WASHINGTON POST Artecoll, an injectable wrinkle remover already heralded as the next Botox, was


MAHONING COUNTY Auditor blamed for pay raises

Auditor George Tablack said he didn't need to wait for a pay raise resolution. By BOB JACKSON


LORDSTOWN Will landfill fight lead to tougher laws?

A bill on other states sending refuse to Ohio was defeated last year. By SHERRI L. SHAULIS


HELOISE Call to get the caffeine information

Dear Heloise: Regarding your comment about tea having less caffeine than coffee: How can we find out


Super Sam's project requires traffic study

The store will draw more than 100 cars an hour down the driveway to it. By DENISE DICK and STEPHEN


LAWRENCE COUNTY Jockeying for good ballot position

The luck of the draw determines ballot positions. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR SALEM BUREAU NEW


BOYS BASKETBALL ALL-OHIO

DIVISION I FIRST TEAM: Andrew Lavender, Cols. Brookhaven, 5-foot-7, senior, 17.2 points per game;


NBA ROUNDUP Monday's games

Trail Blazers 95, Pacers 88 INDIANAPOLIS -- Arvydas Sabonis scored 12 of his 16 points in the


AFTERMATH UCLA fires Lavin following worst season in 55 years

The Bruins' position was one of four that opened up Monday. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The e-mails, phone


MCDONALD Head of school board criticizes Taft on funding

The high school pool is named after the Royal Swan Club founder. By MARY SMITH VINDICATOR


BASEBALL FINES Piazza, Mota receive 5-game suspensions

The two were involved in a bench-clearing brawl last week. ASSOCIATED PRESS Mike Piazza and


SPRING TRAINING Comeback going well for Tribe's Gutierrez

He has been switched from second base to third this spring. KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Ricky


SPRING TRAINING Tribe knuckles under to Wakefield; Twins beat Pirates in ninth

Cleveland first baseman Travis Haffner homered and tripled. ASSOCIATED PRESS FORT MYERS, Fla. --


HUBBARD COUNCIL Highlights

From Monday's city council meeting: Safety Director Robert Paterniti reported it will cost $16,000


Shock and Awe starts; Baghdad bombarded

Resistance to allied troops was limited; at least 200 Iraqis have surrendered. ASSOCIATED PRESS


Prayers from above, beyond

Marc Angle must have found himself in plenty of harrowing situations as a former football player at


NBA Cavs won't fine Davis after stunt

Coach Keith Smart said embarrassment is punishment enough. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Ricky Davis will not


NHL Rangers' Bure skips game with knee problems

The forward has been limited to just 39 games this season. NEW YORK (AP) -- Rangers forward Pavel


SERB: Raises weren't official

The SERB director said neither side is bound by a tentative agreement. By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR


LOTTERY RESULTS

THURSDAY'S DRAWINGS OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 7-6-8 Pick 4, 7-7-1-1 Buckeye 5, 1-7-11-


2 women head to grand jury in elder attack

NILES -- Two Niles women accused of assaulting an 84-year-old woman and stealing her purse have been


ED DIGREGORIO'S RESIGNATION Coach D: 'A positive impact'

He spent the weekend making up his mind. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORT STAFF YOUNGSTOWN --


NFL Drive starts to bring '25 title to Pottsville

Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell wants the title by 2006. GRANTVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- Forget about the


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Officials ponder trip abroad with war near

Oakland and Seattle are scheduled to play in Tokyo on March 25. ASSOCIATED PRESS As they get


Duke turns back Colorado State

The Blue Devils finished the game on an 8-0 run. SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- With leading scorer


HEALTH-CARE COSTS Sharon schools will seek loan

By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU SHARON, Pa. -- Sharon City School District will go to


HUBBARD Precinct committeeman to quit in petition error

The city worker says he didn't circulate the mayor's petitions on city time. By TIM YOVICH


Search begins for new coach

The first step is to select a committee. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN --


UNITED AIRLINES Officials: Without cuts, liquidation is possible

Chance of a United Airlines liquidation is 50 percent, an analyst says. CHICAGO (AP) -- United


U.S. believes it was Saddam on video

The war's length hinges on cutting off Saddam from his troops, experts say. COMBINED DISPATCHES