Clarett works outfor football scouts
kFORMER OHIO STATE star Maurice Clarett, who unsuccessfully challenged the NFL's minimum-age requirement, worked out at a private session in Cortland for NFL scouts, improving his times in the critical 40-yard dash.
Base closing stall?
k A REPUBLICAN FOE of this year's planned closing of military bases is trying to derail the process by blocking Senate confirmation of the head of the commission.
No parking fees?
kA PROPOSED PARKING FEE at Ohio's state parks would be scrapped under the House version of the state budget. Its funding would be replaced with money from a recycling and litter-control program.
kYOUNGSTOWN has agreed to sell the downtown Wick Building and took the final steps to acquire the adjacent 20 Federal Place, formerly the Phar-Mor Centre.
City supports inn
kYOUNGSTOWN will provide up to $45,000 to help a family interested in buying and converting a Fifth Avenue home into a bed and breakfast.
kDON'T LOOK NOW, but a new song by Beck may bring the quirky musical artist back to the spotlight.
Night, night, Ted
kTED KOPPEL, anchor of ABC News' "Nightline" since it began 25 years ago, plans to leave the show and the network late this year.
Valley club scene
kPOLITICAL CLUBS, social groups, fraternal organizations, singles clubs, veterans groups and other clubs in our region plan a variety of meetings and events. PAGE B7