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Zito, Pletcher major players in Derby run

ASSOCIATED PRESS Winning the Kentucky Derby is on every horse trainer's list. Exactly where it is


COLLEEN LYNCH ANTHONY VILLIO

COLLEEN LYNCH ANTHONY VILLIO XHUBBARD -- Anthony C. Villio and his bride, the former Colleen J.


ERICA JONES JOSHUA MARSH

ERICA JONES JOSHUA MARSH XSHARON, Pa. -- Wedding vows were exchanged April 2 at St. Joseph Church


Congress obliges president with another bad budget

Opinion: The only good budget news out of Washington, D.C. , Thursday was that Ohio's two Republican senators


'HERE COME THE CHOPPERS'

'HERE COME THE CHOPPERS' Loudon Wainwright III Sovereign Artists, sss 'MARTHA WAINWRIGHT'


REVIEW Doggone good (and timeless) poetry featured

By CONNIE BLOOM KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS "The Dog in British Poetry"; Chronicle Books ($14.95)


'Star Wars' event on tap at WDW

'Star Wars' event on tap at WDW LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Some George Lucas fans will be lining up


SCOTT SHALAWAY Writer misses hearing whippoorwill's song

If you were born before 1960 and grew up near the woods, you can probably recall the persistent,


ELEMENTARY PUPILS Needle pokings cause HIV scare

A child used a diabetes testing kit to poke several children, one of whom is HIV-positive. KNIGHT


NBA Cavs latest to enter Phil Jackson derby

A team spokesman said the team talked to Jackson on Thursday. COMBINED DISPATCHES CLEVELAND --


3-D Naked!

3-D Naked! k ONCE A HOLLYWOOD gimmick, 3-D technology is reaching new levels of realism, with


OPINION Replace envy with attentiveness and effort in marriage

I once suspected my husband was having an affair. I'd found love letters to him from his assistant.


CHARITY United Way names campaign chairman

The agency's 2005 campaign will kick off July 21. YOUNGSTOWN -- Robert W. Shroder, president and


Educator set to address Mount Union graduation

The speaker is an alumni of Mount Union College. ALLIANCE -- Dr. Victor J. Boschini, Jr.,


PREP SOFTBALL Fitch stops Ursuline in eight innings

Falcons' Jen Purnell outdueled Irish's Marueen Cearfoss in the 2-1 game. AUSTINTOWN -- Fitch


Seeing the dedication Mennonite women show in creating beautiful quilts, two researchers are asking one question: Why?

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS T'S A COTTONY SOFT SATURDAY MORNING , and 10 Mennonite women are gathered


WHISPERING PINES Camporee set by Boy Scouts

ROGERS -- The Whispering Pines District of the Greater Western Reserve Council Boy Scouts of America


Plans announced for Day-Hodge wedding July 23

XNILES -- Daniel and Sherry Day, 365 Hogarth Ave., are announcing the engagement of their daughter,


Adopted children not fragile

Q. Thirteen years ago, we adopted two brothers from Eastern Europe. They are now 14 and 16. Last


SLIPPERY ROCK COMMENCEMENT Secretary of education to speak at ceremony

More than 1,000 undergraduate degrees will be presented. SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Pennsylvania


HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS AT A GLANCE

SATURDAY'S RESULTS BASEBALL NORTH CANTON HOOVER 3, FITCH 2 N.C. Hoover000020001--353


NASCAR Earnhardt, Waltrip are expected to roar from the back of Talladega race

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) -- Teammates Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Michael Waltrip will start near the back of


Indians help KC end skid

CLEVELAND (AP) -- One big swing ended one bad losing streak, and one brutal month for the Kansas


INFORMATION

INFORMATION If you go A look at some of the joint marketing by tourist attractions: OmniTicket


TOURISM Businesses collaborate with cards

The cards offer discounts to tourist spots in several cities. CINCINNATI (AP) -- Tourism


Salvation Army to meet

Salvation Army to meet AUSTINTOWN -- The Mahoning County Salvation Army's annual meeting will be


FRANCINE PACKARD BRIAN KNIGHT

FRANCINE PACKARD BRIAN KNIGHT XARUBA -- A sunset ceremony was performed April 12 on the beach at


Grandmother ruled unfit to stand trial

The state wants Mildred Battles, who is accused of stabbing her granddaughter last year, placed in a


XBOARDMAN -- Cara Leigh Scarney and Michael Robert Brown Millin, both of 26A S. Independence Drive,

XBOARDMAN -- Cara Leigh Scarney and Michael Robert Brown Millin, both of 26A S. Independence Drive,


POLICE INVESTIGATION Justice Department returns to question citizens

The officials are expected to be in town for two days. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


TRACK AND FIELD Hurdler Cicero shows top form

Springfield's Nick Panezich was named MVP of the boys field events. POLAND -- Senior Angelene


Ditatas celebrate 60th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Anthony J. Ditata Sr. of Youngstown are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary


Plants anniversary celebrated at party in Austintown

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Charles and Edna (Rosen) Plants, 2434 Cherry Hill, were honored April 30 at a party


YSU SPRING GAME Not just a passing fancy

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN -- Sophomore quarterback Tom Zetts completed


SENIOR CITIZENS

55-PLUS MINERAL RIDGE XThe Mineral Ridge 55-Plus Club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary


YSU student earns Goldwater scholarship

YOUNGSTOWN -- A junior biology major at Youngstown State University is among 320 college students


CLUBS

CLUBS XWarren Women's Connection will help you "Put Your Best Foot Forward," at a luncheon from


Out-of-this-world exhibit at Eastwood

Out-of-this-world exhibit at Eastwood k A SPACE exhibit at Eastwood Mall features the history and


TRESPASSING Judge dismisses charge against funeral director

The funeral home director was arrested at a cemetery Dec. 27. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


HIGHER EDUCATION Veteran educator lands position at Thiel College

Dr. W. Jeffrey Welsh previously held positions at Grove City College and Bowling Green State


MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS

AMERICAN LEAGUE TEAM BATTING ABRHHRRBIAvg Baltimore78713023732129.301 Tampa


Leadership group to host reunion gala on May 10

YOUNGSTOWN -- Leadership Mahoning Valley will hold its second annual all-class reunion from 7 to 9


AKRON SYMPHONY Conductor finalists will take turns

AKRON -- The Akron Symphony Orchestra's five music director finalists will each conduct one of the


By Steve Quinn

By Steve Quinn THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS "No Mountain High Enough: Raising Lance, Raising Me" by


Today is Sunday, May 1, the 121st day of 2005. There are 244 days left in the year. On this date in

Today is Sunday, May 1, the 121st day of 2005. There are 244 days left in the year. On this date in


WINNING NUMBERS | April 23-29

OHIO Friday 4/29 Night drawings: Pick 3, 6-0-0 Pick 4, 7-2-1-3 Rolling Cash 5, 8-9-13-16-39 Mega


MAHONING COUNTY

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


LATE FRIDAY BOXSCORES

AMERICAN LEAGUE MARINERS 4, ATHLETICS 2 SEATTLEOAKLAND abrhbiabrhbi ISuzuki rf5132Kotsay


Marion Jones sprints to win at Grand Prix

It was the troubled racer's first victory in 11 months. FORTE-DE-FRANCE, Martinique (AP) -- Marion


MCC RELIEF SALES

MCC RELIEF SALES Relief sales to benefit the Mennonite Central Committee are held annually across


Experts investigate Kurdish mass grave site in Iraq

The majority of the bodies were children or teens. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Investigators have


TAC SOFTBALL Champion wins on Beachy's hit

She singled in the winning run in the eighth inning of the 1-0 win over Newton Falls. CHAMPION --


Be wowed at the Butler

Opinion: Be wowed at the Butler EDITOR: Your entertainment section last Sunday carried a column about


CAL THOMAS Congress: Have suitcase will travel

Opinion: "I'm a travelin' man, I've made a lot of stops, all over the world..." -- Ricky Nelson It is no


AUDITIONS

Last of the Red Hot Lovers When: 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday; 6-7:30 p.m. Monday. Where: New Castle


BOXING Koval defeats Waller to improve mark to 21-2

The Austintown heavyweight said he needs to work harder on his conditioning. CHESTER, W. Va. -- A


Show has last laugh with Fox executives

The near-clone shows from same creator fare differently in quality. By ROB OWEN SCRIPPS HOWARD


From war to prosperity

Communist Vietnam celebrates 30th anniversary of war's end with parade, show of capitalism. HO CHI


TRACY LUCARELL THOMAS HUBER

TRACY LUCARELL THOMAS HUBER XNIAGARA FALLS -- Niagara Falls International Worship Center was the


ROTOTILLERS Take a chunk of labor out of turning soil

The tool can also be used before planting a lawn or putting down sod. SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE


hSpeedos are legal here

hSpeedos are legal here CAPE MAY, N.J. -- Come on in, Speedo wearers, the water's fine: Your


FISH & amp; GAME CLUB OF VIENNA548

FISH & amp; GAME CLUB OF VIENNA548 NEW MIDDLETOWN SPORTSMAN541 LOWELLVILLE GUN CLUB541


PENNSYLVANIA Touch-screen vote system decertification is upheld

County officials will seek reimbursement for the machines as well as money to buy a new system.


GEORGIE ANNE GEYER Cowboy culture tempered at border

Opinion: TOMBSTONE, Ariz. -- There's a funny bit of vanity that the Minutemen, who have come out in hundreds


Blood Drives

Blood Drives MONDAY Grove City College, IM Room of the Physical Learning Center, 10 a.m. to 3


PENN RELAYS Lambie's anchor sparks Stanford to 6,000 relay win

She was 40 meters behind Villanova when she got the baton. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Arianna Lambie


ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. City observes 300th birthday

Dances and concerts will be part of the celebration. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A yearlong


CARYN HILEMAN ADRIAN RUBIO

CARYN HILEMAN ADRIAN RUBIO XHUBBARD -- San Selipe, Mexico, was the honeymoon destination of Adrian


Academic game winners listed for Columbiana

LISBON -- The finals for the Col-umbiana County Educational Service Center's Junior High and Junior


2 new Ohio specialty license plates offered

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles announced that two new specialty license plates will


DOWNTOWN ARENA Board poised to OK 3 pacts

Officials will consider three other arena contracts in two to three weeks. By DAVID SKOLNICK


COMMON PLEAS COURT Magistrate received death threat, police say

Two Mahoning County judges were threatened in recent weeks. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF


DRUG BUST DEA dirt is destined for park flower beds

By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER YOUNGSTOWN -- Doug Lamplugh is known throughout the


Don't say 'no' to progress

Opinion: Don't say 'no' to progress EDITOR: This Tuesday, when voters approach the ballot box, I hope


CURRENT PRICES

CURRENT PRICES Around the nation Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets,


Erica Haberstroh is bride-elect of Jason M. Paul

XThe engagement of Erica Renee Haberstroh and Jason Mark Paul, both of 322 Bayspring Drive, Fort


CHRISTY FROST CHARLES MUTH

CHRISTY FROST CHARLES MUTH XA sunset ceremony in Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, solemnized the March


Vietnam vets remember fall of Saigon

Only a few dozen Marines were involved in the evacuation, but they have dealt with their memories in


AREA GOLF SCORES

MEN Coitsville League (Bedford Trails) -- Low gross: Boyce Buons 40, Phil Clacko 41, Ed Romack 41;


LOCAL BOXING KO Drugs tournament starts Tuesday

YOUNGSTOWN -- The KO Drugs High School Boxing Tournament returns for its 18th year, starting Tuesday


Washington ends its playoff drought

The Wizards' 117-99 win over Chicago was their first in 17 years. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The game-


Guard struggles with recruiting

The Army National Guard missed its enlistment goal by 6,792 in 2004. WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON


SLEEP Analysts decipher plots in dreams

Killing someone in a dream does not mean you want to murder someone; it represents change. KNIGHT


MAYOR'S RACE 4 vie to get in the last word

One candidate cautioned against rolling back the city income tax during Friday's forum, the last one


& lt;B & gt;CATULLO, & lt;/B & gt; Dan, 74, of Boardman; calling

& lt;B & gt;CATULLO, & lt;/B & gt; Dan, 74, of Boardman; calling hours Sunday from 2


HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL Canfield rallies to defeat Mooney in eight innings

Bryanne Halfhill drove in the winning run as Canfield improved to 14-1. CANFIELD -- It's a good


AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees halt skid, beating Blue Jays on Womack's hit

Chien-Ming Wang's debut was impressive, but didn't get the win. ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK --


JACK WOLLITZ Anglers find that biting cold won't keep bass from biting

Snow and cold wind don't exactly spawn images of a great fishing trip even to the most ardent


Exhilaration of rally drives kids to racetrack

About 60 kids took part in the event, which was a precursor to the national Soap Box Derby in July.


Selig seeks major steroids penalties

NEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball commissioner Bud Selig asked players to agree to a 50-game suspension for


College labeled 'Best Value'

College labeled 'Best Value' GROVE CITY, Pa. - Grove City College recently was named one of the


SPRING COMMENCEMENT Congressman to deliver keynote address at Thiel

A bishop, banker and former businesswoman also will be honored. GREENVILLE, Pa. -- U.S. Rep. Phil


h'The Fence Bible' offers building tips

h'The Fence Bible' offers building tips Jeff Beneke thinks good neighbors ought to make good


MAHONING COUNTY Man gets probation for damaging buses

The Struthers man is making his restitution payment. YOUNGSTOWN -- Judge Jack M. Durkin of


TRACK AND FIELD Washington's stumble cancels U.S. opportunity

The Jamaican team held off another American squad. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- American Tyree Washington


'WARM SPRINGS' Branagh brilliantly captures nuances of FDR in series

A trip to a Southern spa helps the 32nd president come to grips with polio. By NOEL HOLSTON LONG


JOBS Grads see better market

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR CORAL GABLES, FLA. -- Plenty of college students load up their


LOTTERY RESULTS FRIDAY'S DRAWINGS

OHIO Night drawings: Mega Millions: 2-5-7-28-46 Mega Ball: 21 Pick 3: 6-0-0 Pick 4: 7-2-1-3


Safety theme

Safety theme YOUNGSTOWN -- A story-telling and crafts evening centered around safety issues for


SCOPE Inc. will hold its first Society of Honors luncheon at noon June 7 at Ciminero's Banquet

SCOPE Inc. will hold its first Society of Honors luncheon at noon June 7 at Ciminero's Banquet


Sales tax petition drive struggles

A Howland man hoped to force the levy issues onto the November ballot. WARREN -- The drive to


Mahoning County's future must not be gambled away

Opinion: Nothing but bad things are in store for Mahoning County if voters reject a 0.5 percent sales tax in


Today is Saturday, April 30, the 120th day of 2005. There are 245 days left in the year. On this

Opinion: Today is Saturday, April 30, the 120th day of 2005. There are 245 days left in the year. On this


MORRIS AND JAMES CAREY \ On the House Safety in the home can be inexpensive and a bit stylish

Universal home design isn't just for the elderly or disabled. Everyone can benefit from common-sense


CONTACT INFORMATION

CONTACT INFORMATION Jill Lewis, 4950 Mahoning Ave., Austintown, (330) 792-1557,


MILESTONES

LAWYERS YSU grad passes Fla. bar Albert J. Sauline III, a 1996 honors graduate of Hubbard High


IRL SERIES Patrick fourth in Japan

She led for 18 laps before finishing fourth, her best finish of the year. MOTEGI, Japan (AP) --


MISSING PERSON Bride is found in N. Mexico

Jennifer Wilbanks voluntarily fled West as she tried to escape pre-wedding jitters. ALBUQUERQUE,


General studies degree offered

Students could get six hours credit for work or life experience. YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State


Ann Stroble is engaged to wed Stephan Brandt

XCANFIELD -- Ann Stroble, 271 Talsman Drive, Unit 2, daughter of Calvin and Marilouise Stroble, 819


Diocese recognizes 23 teen leaders with the Eagle of the Cross Award

YOUNGSTOWN -- Twenty-three teens have been given the Eagle of the Cross Award for being outstanding


YSU

YSU Baseball FAIRBORN -- Junior Justin Thomas allowed two hits and one unearned run in a nine-


Rices receive special blessing at 50th celebration

XCOLUMBIANA -- A 50th anniversary celebration was held April 30 at Grace United Church of Christ in


THE MENNONITE CHURCH | History

Mennonites draw their name from Menno Simonsz, a 16th century Dutch priest. He was an early leader


Girard bond levy panel plans benefit breakfast

Girard bond levy panel plans benefit breakfast GIRARD -- The Girard City School Bond Levy


MACON

MACON A few tidbits Before "Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay," the late Otis Redding Jr. was


MAJOR LEAGUE BOXSCORES

AMERICAN LEAGUE INDIANS 6, ROYALS 0 KANSAS CITYCLEVELAND abrhbiabrhbi DJesus cf4000Szmore


AREA BOWLING SCORES

300 GAMES Holiday: Jim Dodge in Variety Mixed. Wedgewood: Dave Dibenardi in Lucianno's


AMERICAN SEMINARIES Review likely to continue

Vatican officials reportedly have said John Paul planned to ban gays from seminary. By RACHEL ZOLL


NBA PLAYOFFS Suns beat Grizzlies for 3-0 lead in series

Amare Stoudemire had 30 points as Phoenix scored a 110-90 victory. MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- The


SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES

SHORT-TERM OPPORTUNITIES American Cancer Society: The Relay for Life events will be May 6-7 in


Griffey Jr. gets first homer, but Brewers beat Reds, 6-5

The home run was the 502nd of his career, but Cincinnati blew a 5-1 lead. MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Ken


'NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH' Lance Armstrong's mother happy she can share story of survival, hope

By STEVE QUINN THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS "No Mountain High Enough: Raising Lance, Raising Me" by


Event to help agencies improve their services

WEST MIDDLESEX, Pa. -- Social service agencies wanting to learn how effective they really are and


GEORGIA Macon a rich mix of history, music, charm

A few generations removed from its rock 'n' roll roots, this Georgia town now embraces a laid-back


LIBRARY SCHEDULES | May

YOUNGSTOWN & amp; MAHONING COUNTY CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS "Make and Take Crafts for Mom." Come


Group plans dinner for Hispanic Relay team

Group plans dinner for Hispanic Relay team YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Cancer Society's Hispanic


New class lets students get off on the right note

Those who don't sing or dance help out with lighting, casting or even show financing. SPECIAL TO


TRUMBULL COUNTY Courts clerk is driven to increase title tallies

The title department is having more 'great business days.' WARREN -- Trumbull County Clerk of


AREA GOLF CALENDAR

MAY MONDAY -- Sponsors Classic individual event at Avalon Lakes. Contact Angus Macaulay Sr. (330)


WARREN RELAY FOR LIFE Doctor will be honored for fund-raising efforts

WARREN -- Dr. Robert T. Brodell will be installed into the American Cancer Society's National Relay


BIRDING

BIRDING Ivory-billed woodpecker discovered in Arkansas Long believed to be extinct, the ivory-


MASSAGE THERAPY A feel-good idea

By L. CROW VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT You've read that massage is good for you. It improves


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BASEBALL LINESCORES WILSON 6, RAYEN 3 Wilson2001102--651 Rayen0002010--322 Jarvis Tabb,


ON CAMPUS Jones leads Malone golfers

Allison Lesnett finished up the regular season with a 9-2 record for Dennison University women's


IRAQ Attacks leave 11 dead, 40 hurt

Officials are hoping the new government will influence the insurgents. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) --


BASEBALL Wilson tops Rayen, earns first win

Drew Turocy had four hits to lead Canfield past Boardman. YOUNGSTOWN -- Kevin Newberry hit a two-


Essay contest targets hunting

Can you explain why hunting is a valuable and wholesome American tradition? If you can, between


Trumbull County meet is Tuesday at Lakeview

CORTLAND -- Some of the area's best athletes, representing 19 schools, will compete in the Trumbull


By NICK HARDER

By NICK HARDER ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER With Mother's Day closing in and with more women doing


EDUCATION Principal to lead Lakeview Local School District

The educator said he was stunned by the news. CORTLAND -- The Lakeview Local School District has


AROUND THE HORN \ Friday's other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Blue Jays 2, Yankees 0 NEW YORK -- Roy Halladay threw a three-hitter with nine


HELOISE Making a raised feeder inexpensive, good for pet

Dear Heloise: A raised feeder can be beneficial for your pet. But the ones I have seen in catalogs


Bott-Laurence engagement is announced

XAUSTINTOWN -- Walter and Barbara Bott of Austintown are announcing the engagement of their


TYPES OF MASSAGE

TYPES OF MASSAGE AROMATHERAPY Massage with oils to stimulate olfactory and limbic system.


GEORGE F. WILL General Motors could collapse under strain of pension costs

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- Who knew? Speculation about which welfare state will be the first to buckle under the


ID thieves on the prowl

Opinion: Miami Herald: A consumer should be able to buy a pair of shoes, paying by credit card or check,


LATIN AMERICA Rice delivers freedom message

The secretary of state sought to erase doubts about the United States created by the war in Iraq.


Home-improvement stores empower female customers.

Home-improvement stores empower female customers. By BETHANY CLOUGH FRESNO BEE A smile as


Repairs to wicker baby carriages pricey

Wicker was used for furniture for many years before it was used in America to make baby carriages.


NBA STANDINGS

NBA STANDINGS FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Saturday, April 23 Detroit 106, Philadelphia 85


Orthodox celebrate Pascha later

This year, Orthodox Christians are celebrating the Feast of the Lord's Resurrection five weeks after


CAMPUS NOTES

CAMPUS NOTES In the spotlight URBANA UNIVERSITY, Urbana Nick Marsh, a student at Urbana


NASA Discovery launch officially delayed

The agency is concerned that ice from a line could damage heat-shielding panels. ORLANDO SENTINEL