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BOARDMAN 'Strange Tales' author to sign copies of book

Neil Armstrong's first airplane ride (in Warren) is included in the book. BOARDMAN -- Veteran


VISITORS BUREAU Other business

The Mahoning County Convention & amp; Visitors Bureau board also handled these matters


YOUNGSTOWN Board finalizes deal for collecting taxes

The city expects collections to increase by $300,000. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


OHIO Suit filed to prevent election amendments

One proposal would lower campaign contributions limits to state candidates. By JEFF ORTEGA


REGIONAL AIRPORT Authority drafts reply to Rep. Ryan's letter

The port authority chairman says the congressman is misfiring on three points. VIENNA -- Western


INVESTMENT SCANDAL Court denies Taft's request to have lawsuit dismissed

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Supreme Court has denied Gov. Bob Taft's request to dismiss a lawsuit brought


HOW HE SEES IT Intolerance the new tolerance in the U.S.

Opinion: By RICH TUCKER KNIGHT RIDDER By the time you read this, the author may be out of a job. You


MAHONING COUNTY

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


'Kidfest' at art center

'Kidfest' at art center ASHTABULA -- The Ashtabula Arts Center will have its annual summertime fun


TODAY

TODAY 10 a.m. (GC) Golf: Johnny Walker Championship. 1:30 p.m. (GC) Golf: Cox Classic. 3 p.m.


Steering toward Columbiana Co. fair

Steering toward Columbiana Co. fair kA MUST-SEE event at the Columbiana County Fair is the Junior


Ohio's Marine casualties bring home the cost of war

Opinion: The enormous cost of attempting to maintain control in Iraq was brought painfully home to Ohio this


MAHONING COUNTY Commissioners action

The county commissioners also handled these matters at their meeting Thursday: Approved the hiring


YSU Union to consider report, vote later

YSU trustees will meet Tuesday to review the report. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


ELLEN GOODMAN Parents tired of filth from Hollywood

Opinion: BOSTON -- This is how the rant entered its second generation. Two women who share their DNA with a


Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion

Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Felicia Moses and William Bailey, Youngstown, girl, July


SUPREME COURT Appeal filed over nursing home

This would be the third court ruling in the case. MERCER, Pa. -- Mercer County Controller Thomas


A summary of recent police activity in Hubbard:

A summary of recent police activity in Hubbard: HUBBARD July 28 Theft: A man in the 300 block


MAHONING VALLEY Projects official worries about Issue 2 renewal vote

A bond issue that failed in 2003 is tied to a popular public works program. By DON SHILLING


HELOISE Are coed college roommates acceptable?

Dear Readers: We received many responses from readers who empathized with a college coed and sloppy


THE OAKLAND CENTER August will be 'Wicked' at theater

By L. CROW VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT The Oakland Center will be a busy place this August, with


DESTINY'S CHILD 'Retiring' group's members are anything but

Fulfilling their destiny, the "Bootylicious" trio is calling it quits after this tour. By JOHN


COURT Costanzo gets 8 years in murder-for-hire plot

By PATRICIA MEADE VINDICATOR CRIME REPORTER AKRON -- Embarrassed and contrite, suspended Warren


MASONIC GROUPS

FRIDAY XWilliam Farr Lodge will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Girard Masonic Temple, 34 S. State St.


& lt;B & gt;BARRETT, & lt;/B & gt;Edna Mae, 96, of Santa Cruz,

& lt;B & gt;BARRETT, & lt;/B & gt;Edna Mae, 96, of Santa Cruz, Calif., formerly of


"We knew. They didn't even get a chance to knock."

Opinion: "We knew. They didn't even get a chance to knock." Rosemary Palmer Mother of slain Lance Cpl.


Flooded out

Flooded out The first round of The International golf tournament was washed out by torrential


1418 AUXILIARY

1418 AUXILIARY XMembers of 1418 Auxiliary Seniors will meet at 1 p.m. Aug. 11 at The Oak View in


The saga of Ohio State football

'Buckeye Madness' explores the ups and downs of the storied program. By B.J. ARNOLD VINDICATOR


Miss Italian crowned

Miss Italian crowned CANFIELD -- Laura Fedina was crowned Miss Italian 2005 in the Miss Italian


AUSTINTOWN SCHOOLS Superintendent made director of facilities

The former superintendent has been with the district for 31 years. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR


THE VINDICATOR/J. CECIL

The Vindicator/J. Cecil EASY OUT: Cleveland Indians pitcher Kevin Millwood, left, throws out New


HAPPY 100TH BIRTHDAY Ruth Dugan

Born: July 28, 1905, in Willard. Address: Has been a resident of Youngstown since she was a young


MAHONING COUNTY Officials approve budget additions

The additions should stave off two potential lawsuits. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County commissioners


Associated Press

Associated Press PAYING TRIBUTE: Above, Carleen Gulley, right, of Mantua is embraced by friend


MILL CREEK Park requests state grant for purchase of preserve

Park funds would be used to pay for about $267,000 of the price. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF


Two arrested in assault in apartment

LIBERTY -- Two township residents face misdemeanor and felony charges after being accused of


HOW SHE SEES IT Diversity in newsrooms would help in coverage

Opinion: By MARY SANCHEZ KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS If Latoyia Figueroa was a pretty white woman, would you


Today is Friday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2005. There are 148 days left in the year. On this date in

Opinion: Today is Friday, Aug. 5, the 217th day of 2005. There are 148 days left in the year. On this date in


Months of dedication bring rewards at fair

A nice payday makes up for the ups and downs of raising animals. By KANTELE FRANKO VINDICATOR


FEDERAL COURT 2 indicted on host of fraud charges

The father-daughter team once operated Pro Insurance in Boardman. YOUNGSTOWN -- A federal grand


BASEBALL

BASEBALL All Star Baseball Academy in Boardman -- is offering private instruction from former pro


GARDEN FORUM Trips planned

Call Eleanor Young, (330) 758-8273, or Dorothy Haddox, (330) 799-1613, for reservations or


WEDNESDAY'S GAMES

WEDNESDAY'S GAMES American League Detroit 10, Seattle 7 Boston 8, Kansas City 5 Cleveland 7,


Babe Ruth 14s punch ticket to World Series

NEW CASTLE, Ind. -- The Youngstown 14-year-old all-stars defeated Appleton, Wis., 7-6, to capture


MILITARY FORCES Iraq announces new plan for improving operations

Al-Jaafari introduced the 12-point security program. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS BAGHDAD, Iraq --


Arena profits projected Management creates target for events in 2006

The manager is banking on strong crowds for hockey games. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS


NEXTEL CUP

NEXTEL CUP Schedule & amp; standings Feb. 20 -- Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jeff


FEC seems to be having a hard time following the law

Opinion: Washington Post: Assigned by Congress to write regulations implementing the McCain-Feingold campaign


LOCAL

LOCAL Red Bulls at home CAMPBELL -- The Ohio Red Bulls will take on the Pittsburgh Hurricanes


MOTORSPORTS Non-points race on tap at Sharon

The Pure Stocks division racers will have two shots at the money. HARTFORD -- The top-12 drivers


births

BIRTHS Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Kimberly M. Kline, 38 Stoneybrook Drive, Hubbard,


Fiesta Night is no party

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NILES -- In his first professional at-bat in a little more


VISITORS BUREAU Film commission to get $60K

The film commissioner said he has leads on other films possibly coming here. YOUNGSTOWN -- Richard


HOW HE SEES IT No reason to fear the base closing list

Opinion: By JACK SPENCER HERITAGE FOUNDATION Attention, communities on the newest Base Realignment and


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS THURSDAY 2nd--Wire Leader (Gomez)4.603.402.60 Acting Up (Spieth)4.203.00


EMERGENCY RESPONSE 2 new members join planning committee

The group conducts training exercises and promotes awareness. WARREN -- Thirty-one representatives