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Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Trumbull Career & amp; Technical Center Board of Education, 7 p.m., board


BCI ends investigation of tossed-out case files

Detective John Norman, who was working with BCI, said officials have decided to close the case. By


Canfield and Howland also posted Metro Athletic Conference wins.

Canfield and Howland also posted Metro Athletic Conference wins. NILES -- Ashley Conger and Kari


Cronin pleads no contest to DUI; Judge revokes her driver's license

She can attend a driver's intervention program instead of going to jail. BOARDMAN -- As a Mahoning


TUESDAY'S BOXSCORES

TUESDAY'S BOXSCORES AMERICAN LEAGUE ORIOLES 7, DEVIL RAYS 6 BALTIMORETAMPA BAY abrhbiabrhbi


A summary of recent criminal activity in Boardman:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Boardman: April 4 Assault: Police arrested a 25-year-


HOW THEY SEE IT Browns draft

Whom the Browns will select with the third overall pick, according to major media outlets. Sports


ABC's John Stossel to speak at Kent State

KENT -- Award-winning network news correspondent John Stossel will speak at 8 p.m. today at the Kent


'THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE' YSU arts series presents opera

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Fine & amp; Performing Arts Series at Youngstown State University will


CELEBRATION GROVE Memorial trees still available for purchase

A Fitch senior was honored for starting a youth basketball league. AUSTINTOWN -- For several more


Groups join forces for one-day fund-raiser

The event will benefit a local student suffering from a rare form of cancer. BOARDMAN -- The


Police seize guns, bullets

Most of the firearms were hunting-type guns. YOUNGSTOWN -- Two men, 39 rifles, 34 shotguns and


WORKERS' COMPENSATION Combined bureau opens doors

The Youngstown and Warren BWC staffs came together March 7. YOUNGSTOWN -- The new consolidated


Some 24-karat facts about versatile veggie

Dear Readers: Carrots are versatile and can be used in main dishes, soups, salads and desserts, and


I-80 lane restrictions planned this summer

MERCER, Pa. -- Lane restrictions will be in place this spring and summer on Interstate 80 between


GANNON UNIVERSITY (1996-2005) Record 179-78.

GANNON UNIVERSITY (1996-2005) Record 179-78. 1996-97 -- 18-10 (Rebounded from 10-16 previous


Springfield gets computer grant

NEW SPRINGFIELD -- There is only one computer lab in Springfield Intermediate School, school


COLLEGE Westminster, Grove City split softball doubleheader

The Titans dropped the opener 1-0 before winning the nightcap, 8-2. GROVE CITY -- For the


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MICHAEL BUDD Trial testimony The following exchange took place Tuesday between Steven M.


'Daggers' still magic in transfer to disc

Eye-popping scenery remains vital on small screen. By JEN CHANEY WASHINGTON POST "House of


'Everything is on the table' at library

The library stands to lose $490,000 in state funds in 2006. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR


TUESDAY'S RESULTS

TUESDAY'S RESULTS BASEBALL AREA SCORES Lowellville 4, Wilson 1 Mooney 8, Springfield 1


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Marietta College Baseball Camp of Champs -- is returning to Pioneer Park this summer. Day


SCHOOLS Interviews slated for new chief

Athletic boosters presented a donation to the board for a new scoreboard. CORTLAND -- The


TRUDY RUBIN Arabs seek their own version of democracy

Opinion: One of the most hotly debated questions in the Arab world -- and in the United States -- is whether


AROUND THE NBA \ Tuesday's games

Celtics 105, 76ers 98 PHILADELPHIA -- Paul Pierce scored 27 points, including the go-ahead basket


TUESDAY'S DRAWINGS

OHIO Multi-State Mega Millions: 15-20-43-47-50 Mega Ball: 24 Night drawings: Pick 3,


Push for levy continues

One resident complained about paying for health insurance for school employees. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


HOW HE SEES IT Americans skating on increasingly thin economic ice

Opinion: By PAUL A. VOLCKER WASHINGTON POST The U.S. expansion appears on track. Europe and Japan may


Grand jury indicts five people

YOUNGSTOWN -- Gregory A. White, U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, announced Monday


MONDAY'S GAMES

MONDAY'S GAMES American League L.A. Angels 7, Texas 6, 10 innings Boston 8, N.Y. Yankees 1


Fitch, Boardman earn Federal wins

Poland and Howland won MAC contests. CANTON -- Charlie Olenych had three hits and one RBI Tuesday


Pennsylvanian no longer envies his Ohio neighbors

Opinion: Pennsylvanian no longer envies his Ohio neighbors EDITOR: Being a lifelong Pennsylvania resident


MAHONING COUNTY Overturned boat's occupants found safe

Authorities are not sure what caused the boat to tip over. NORTH LIMA -- The occupants of a


Council to open bids for sewer project

NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Bids for the Stacy Drive storm sewer project will be opened at next month's


Arts academy is accepting applications

LORSDTOWN -- Trumbull County Educational Service Center is accepting applications for the Trumbull


What next, Oscar the Kindly?

Opinion: Los Angeles Times: Leave poor Cookie Monster alone. "Sesame Street's" decision to make the blue


Redman survives line drive, helps Pirates beat Brewers

His knee suffered a shot off the bat of Carlos Lee, but he finished the inning in the 4-2 victory.


Petition drives planned to block new sales taxes

A lawsuit aiming to stop emergency tax collection also has been filed. WARREN -- Two petition


FORUM HEALTH Women & amp; Infants Pavilion scheduled to open in May

The new 69,000-square-foot facility cost $20 million. BOARDMAN -- The new Forum Health Women


Hayes' homer in eighth gives Champion 4-3 win

The Flashes improved to 10-1 after beating Cardinal Mooney. CHAMPION -- When Champion High


AREA COLLEGE RESULTS

AREA COLLEGE RESULTS BASEBALL Pittsburgh 17, Akron 15 -- First baseman Dan Ford (Boardman) went


Veterans groups vie for old school property

Supervisors will meet with both groups to discuss their proposals. HILLSVILLE, Pa. -- Two


A taste of their own medicine

Opinion: The "blogosphere" couldn't congratulate itself enough when some of its members first raised the


House version includes fund provision for Warren

Under the House-passed budget, cities would receive a 20 percent cut in state funding. COLUMBUS --


Albright criticizes president's policies

She said the country is stronger when it works through an alliance structure. ALLIANCE -- Former


"I didn't seek to have these people fired. I didn't seek to have them discharged. I said I lost my

Opinion: "I didn't seek to have these people fired. I didn't seek to have them discharged. I said I lost my


DeLay's supporters trot out weakest excuse in the world

Opinion: We in the Mahoning Valley have heard this defense before: Everybody (in Congress) does it. We


MOUNTAINEER RESULTS TUESDAY

MOUNTAINEER RESULTS TUESDAY 1st--L Marmalade (Whitney) 6.20 2.80 2.80 Queenofthetinkers


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& lt;B & gt;ARON, & lt;/B & gt;Jordan, 14, of Boardman; calling hours Friday from


Changes put hold on sewer projects

Changes in federal funding are part of President Bush's Strengthening America's Communities program.


Special master reveals expenses

His job is to make the jail meet constitutional standards. YOUNGSTOWN -- The special master


Legislation would allow drug probes at TMHA

WARREN -- City council will consider new legislation today allowing city police to conduct drug


Device challenges its users

Hacker tips can help you make the most of your PSP. By VICTOR GODINEZ KNIGHT RIDDER TRIBUNE


JUNIOR OLYMPIC VOLLEYBALL

JUNIOR OLYMPIC VOLLEYBALL RECENT TOURNAMENTS Club Hollywood Mizuno Elite 12 Black -- won first


NFL Browns mum about first pick

General manager Phil Savage says every pick is an important one. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS


TRUMBULL COUNTY

TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licences Randall P. Laughlin, 46, 1130 Woodbine Ave., Warren, and


Gannon's Jerry Slocum named new coach at Youngstown State

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN -- It wasn't much of a surprise, but it was


LOCAL

LOCAL Library in a bind . . . kFUNDING CUTS for The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning


Man gets maximum for assault, abduction

The Trumbull County man will be eligible for a parole hearing in 10 years. YOUNGSTOWN -- John J.


Today is Wednesday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2005. There are 262 days left in the year. On this

Opinion: Today is Wednesday, April 13, the 103rd day of 2005. There are 262 days left in the year. On this


Ceremony set to honor volunteers from community

BOARDMAN -- Mahoning Valley residents who share their time and talents to make a difference in the


Slocum's hiring has team excited, especially the returning players

Twelve returning YSU players were on hand to greet their new coach. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR


Man to be arraigned

Man to be arraigned YOUNGSTOWN -- A 29-year-old city man will be arraigned this morning on charges


MRDD faces layoffs and fewer programs

A public meeting is set for April 20 to explain the cuts. AUSTINTOWN -- Staff layoffs and program


Budd testifies, denies charges

Sheriff Wellington, who also testified, acknowledged his credibility is on the line. By PATRICIA


Rumsfeld needs even-handed arms policy

Opinion: It's not every day that I get a call from U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. So when he called


My day at Tribe's opener

OK, kids gather around. It's time to spend a day in the life of a baseball writer. As I write


YSU

YSU Thomas honored YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State junior Justin Thomas has been recognized as a