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Man accepts plea deal in '03 rape

The woman said she told the man 'no' and 'stop.' YOUNGSTOWN -- For nearly two years, the lives of


Scrappers fail to hold lead, drop seventh straight game

By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF NILES -- Even a terrific pitching performance wasn't


MiniPage activities meet many state and national educational standards. This week's standards:

MiniPage activities meet many state and national educational standards. This week's standards:


Comedy 'Starved,' explores the dilemma of eating disorders

The dark comedy revolves around a group of friends who have issues with food. By TERRY MORROW


Vindicator file photo

Opinion: Vindicator file photo FIFTY YEARS AGO: In his trademark white uniform, Donald "Squire" Hurrelbrink


TODAY

TODAY 9 a.m. (GC) Golf: Johnny Walker Championship. 12:30 p.m. (17/62) "This Week in Baseball."


FUND-RAISER Churches collect for poverty-prone nations

The fund-raiser at Ponderosa in Warren runs through August. CORTLAND -- Eight Cortland, Bazetta,


CAL THOMAS Self-delusion putting Israel's future at risk

Opinion: In the H.G Wells novel and subsequent film, "The Invisible Man," the main character takes a


HOLISTIC HEALTH Back doctors integrate methods

Opened in 1997, the doctors continue to expand their practice. By L. CROW VINDICATOR


TOP 10

TOP 10 B & amp;B heaven The top B & amp;Bs, from a BedandBreakfast.com survey:


Surprise party marks Hrusovski 45th

XSALEM -- Mr. and Mrs. James F. Hrusovski Sr. of Salem were the guests of honor at a surprise party


CAPITOL Congress band all about rock

The Second Amendments put aside their politics to perform music together. SCRIPPS HOWARD


SOAP OPERA SUMMARIES

ALL MY CHILDREN Zach convinced Lily not to tell Greenlee that she saw Ryan's "ghost." After


YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY ACE union rejects fact finder's report

The union president says a strike would shut down the university. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR


MAHONING COUNTY | Indictments

A grand jury indicted these people: Steve R. Tackett, 19, Robbins Avenue, Niles; receiving stolen


'March of the Penguins': a fine flick about fowl

"March of the Penguins" is doing what few documentaries have done: It's making money. It's also


NBC to move Golden Globes to Monday

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- NBC is moving the Golden Globes to Monday, abandoning Sunday, which became a big


Body image studio gives women royal treatment

LuAnn Pierce's studio will offer happy hour refreshments, foot baths and massages. KNIGHT RIDDER


THURSDAY'S GAMES

THURSDAY'S GAMES American League Detroit 3, Seattle 1 Boston 11, Kansas City 9 Oakland 5,


Muresans 40th jubilee to be observed

XCANFIELD -- A family gathering will be held Aug. 14 in celebration of the 40th wedding anniversary


Many fall into a limbo where they can't work, but Medicaid won't help them.

Many fall into a limbo where they can't work, but Medicaid won't help them. CHICAGO TRIBUNE


Campbell man, 25, wanted on charges

CAMPBELL -- A man police tried to pull over on an allegation of driving under suspension ran several


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage applications Jason Ellis, 24, of 2020 Warwick, Youngstown, and Shannon


Lemieux to retain ownership

Now, William DelBiaggio will purchase a minority share of the Penguins. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Don't


HOW SHE SEES IT District lines now govern elections

Opinion: By ROBYN BLUMNER TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES In today's politics, how the lines are drawn is even


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Player's union may file grievance for Palmeiro

NEW YORK (AP) -- The players' union says Major League Baseball may be responsible for leaking the


LITTLE LEAGUE Canfield 11-year-olds win state title

Howland's 10-year-old team will play for a state championship today. ELYRIA -- The Canfield 11-


Evidence points to bitter finding in taste-bud evolution in humans

WASHINGTON POST Scientists studying subtle variations in people's taste-bud genes have found


Burrells are feted at two events for anniversary

XAUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Burrell Sr., Wedgewood Drive, were honored on the occasion of


OHIO GOLF HALL Boardman's Bellino inducted into hall

Over the years, he qualified for and played in many PGA events. BOARDMAN -- George Bellino of


Special to Vindicator

Special to Vindicator ALL DRESSED UP: Claudia DiRienzo models her favorite gown as she prepares


Pet show draws in packs of dog owners

Pet show draws in packs of dog owners kTHOUSANDS of dog owners from across the nation, including


SOUTH AMERICA Brazilians ponder better life overseas

Many migrate to the United States or Europe to send money back home. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS


September deadline set for Pa. school funding

HARRISBURG -- School districts in Mercer and Lawrence counties will have until Sept. 15 to apply for


SPACE SHUTTLE Re-entry will now be focus

The descent is the subject of intense speculation and scrutiny from NASA. CHICAGO TRIBUNE The


AREA GOLF CALENDAR

AUGUST MONDAY -- Warren Kiwanis Club's eighth annual Children's Rehabilitation Center Charity


KERI BORMAN CARL SPIVEY

KERI BORMAN CARL SPIVEY XCAMPBELL -- The marriage of Keri L. Borman and Carl R. Spivey, both of


CBS New comedy looks like a sure winner in lineup

The sitcom is actually pretty funny. SCRIPPS HOWARD TV's balance will continue to tip in favor


JAPAN Falcons, Colts have health as a priority

Today's exhibition game in Toyko might feature restricted defenses. TOKYO (AP) -- Jim Mora saw the


LATROBE, PA. Staley's knee injury has Bettis warming up 'The Bus'

The 33-year-old tailback may get plenty of early-season action. LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- So much for


SCHOOLS Diocese approves use of St. Joe's in busing plan

The change was initiated to cut costs. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER AUSTINTOWN --


A time to engage

Opinion: The Providence Journal: After a 36-year campaign of terror, and the death or injury of thousands of


Folk art means unique pieces by everyday artists

Folk art is just that -- art made by common folks. There is no special age, no special type. It is


NHL Lemieux to retain ownership

Now, William DelBiaggio will purchase a minority share of the Penguins. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Don't


Cleanup work for property set to begin soon

The work will likely last between 30 and 60 days. By JOHN W. GOODWIN Jr. VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Summer travel

Summer travel According to the Travel Industry Association of America, 10 percent of vacationers


CANADA Protected birds slaughtered for cherished parts

The black market is fueling the killings of eagles in British Columbia. SEATTLE TIMES NORTH


PROSCOUT VIDEO Youth Football Fund makes high school sport high-tech

A local software developer is signing up 2,000 high schools as clients. By DON SHILLING


MAGIC SHOW Renowned magician at the Butler

A friend of Johnny Carson's, this magician is known for using magic to communicate in the corporate


BROWNS William Green polishes his image

The team hopes his substance abuse problems are in the past. BEREA (AP) -- His hair is uncombed,


POLITICS DeWine upbeat despite criticism

The incumbent doled out dollars to the Youngstown Business Incubator. By DAVID SKOLNICK


BETHANN BADER DONALD HELLE

BETHANN BADER DONALD HELLE XNEW MIDDLETOWN -- Bethann Bader of New Middletown and Donald Helle of


Zach Duke sets Pirates' record with 5 wins

xxx xx xxx PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Zach Duke became only the second rookie in Pirates history to win


BWC SCANDAL Court denies request to dismiss Dann suit

A $50 million investment has turned into a $300 million loss. COLUMBUS (AP) -- The Ohio Supreme


TAX HOLIDAYS

TAX HOLIDAYS States participating in '05


Weekly quiz:

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2 more seeking position

The Democratic committee members will make a decision in mid-September. By DAVID SKOLNICK


COMMUNITY Salvation Army to remodel citadel

The Salvation Army serves 30,000 to 50,000 people annually across Trumbull County. WARREN -- The


Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Mahoning County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 6 p.m.,


FRIDAY'S GAMES

FRIDAY'S GAMES AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 9, Detroit 6 N.Y. Yankees 6, Toronto 2 Baltimore


IN THE CUP Area aces

Bud Morrow of Columbiana made a hole-in-one on the 133-yard No. 8 hole, with a 7 iron at Mill Creek


KATHLEEN CLIFFORD SAM CAPUTO

KATHLEEN CLIFFORD SAM CAPUTO XGIRARD -- The wedding of Kathleen Clifford and Sam Caputo, both of


Today is Saturday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2005. There are 147 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Saturday, Aug. 6, the 218th day of 2005. There are 147 days left in the year. On this date


MINOR LEAGUES

MINOR LEAGUES INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE (AAA) North Division WLPct.GB Buffalo (Indians)6351.553--


The house is full of Coca-Cola items, from lamps to toothpick dispensers.

The house is full of Coca-Cola items, from lamps to toothpick dispensers. By GAIL WHITE


EAST SIDE Resident to appear in court over violations

The man also awaits sentencing on a previous littering charge. YOUNGSTOWN -- Loose dogs, junk cars


AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING

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LONDON Records list Jagger's '69 London drug claim

The National Archives have declassified the police files. LONDON (AP) -- Today, he's referred to


WINNING NUMBERS | July 30-August 5

OHIO Friday 7/29 Night drawings: Pick 3, 3-3-5 Pick 4, 2-2-7-5 Rolling Cash 5, 11-24-30-32-39


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hTool book makes using hardware effortless

hTool book makes using hardware effortless The first step to becoming handy with tools is


INVESTMENT SCANDAL Developments

Developments Friday in Ohio's ongoing investment scandal: Gov. Bob Taft's office said Taft sent a


Brinckos feted on 40th anniversary

XBOARDMAN -- The 40th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Brincko, 6987 Ron Joy Place, was


12-year-old girl collapses and dies at water park

ORLANDO SENTINEL ORLANDO, Fla. -- A 12-year-old girl died Thursday evening after passing out at


BIRDWATCHING TOURS ON THE BIG ISLAND

BIRDWATCHING TOURS ON THE BIG ISLAND Hawaii Forest and Trail tours are $155 a person; www.hawaii-


INFORMATION

INFORMATION If you go Subaru Telescope: Located on the Mauna Kea summit, on Hawaii's Big Island,


HOW HE SEES IT What did Constitution's framers intend?

Opinion: By DAVID C. STEINMETZ ORLANDO SENTINEL Several senators have already indicated that they intend


Anniversary observed by the Beckers

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Rand Becker of Cherokee Drive celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary


Woman survives attack by black bear

Unable to much affect the bear, Mary Munn weathered its ferocious attack. By JAKE WEYER KNIGHT


LOCAL

LOCAL SteelHounds sign Kelly Sickavish YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown SteelHounds signed


GOLF ROUNDUP Birdies have Billy Mayfair soaring Colo.

\ASSOCIATED PRESS CASTLE ROCK, Colo. -- There aren't many players who make more eagles and birdies


PORCH LIGHTS

PORCH LIGHTS By period 1880 to 1900: Victorian 1900 to 1925: Arts and Crafts or Colonial


MILITARY Coast Guard struggles with equipment, expectations

Their repertoire expanded, the Coast Guard is up a creek without a paddle. MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS


NBA ROUNDUP | News and notes

Las Vegas to host All-Stars: The 2007 NBA All-Star game is headed to Las Vegas, the first time a


Staley's knee injury has Bettis warming up 'The Bus'

The 33-year-old tailback may get plenty of early-season action. LATROBE, Pa. (AP) -- So much for


NATION Calling all bargain hunters: States ax shopping tax on back-to-school items

More states have suspended the taxes, giving a boost to low-income families. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE


OVI Task Force vigilant

OVI Task Force vigilant The OVI (operating vehicle impaired) Task Force will be out from 11


Appalachian Trail group celebrates 80 years

Appalachian Trail group celebrates 80 years NEW YORK -- The organization that oversees the


GAMING Board awards emergency contracts

The state regulators decided to bypass the competitive bidding process. HARRISBURG (AP) -- State


CAVS James hires Rose as new agent; city swats Quicken Loans logo

Leon Rose also represents Allen Iverson and Eddie Jones. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cavaliers All-Star


BRIDGE

Weekly quiz: Q. Neither vulnerable, as South you hold: x-Q 10 5 u-A J 6 5 3 v-6 4 w-A 8 5 The


By MONICA BOND

By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF AUSTINTOWN -- Sometimes the best human medicine comes


HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION

HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION INFORMATION -- Ohio: call (800) WILDLIFE Pennsylvania: (814) 432-3187.


PLAYHOUSE REVIVAL

First of a two-day series. By L. CROW VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT WHAT CAN YOU DO with a


State audit pinpoints '04 finances in Hubbard

Net assets decreased by more than $750,000. HUBBARD -- A state audit of Hubbard for the year


CARE NET Golf classic on Sept. 12 to benefit community

Families suffering debilitating illnesses will receive proceeds from the event. COLUMBIANA -- The


MARINE DEATHS Community gathers in support of families

A larger memorial will be held Monday at a Cleveland convention center. COLUMBUS (AP) -- With the


KAREN PRATER BRYAN GOUGH

KAREN PRATER BRYAN GOUGH XBOARDMAN -- Bryan Thomas Gough, 3130 Beall St., Warren, and his bride,


VETERANS

VETERANS Marine Corps reunion The Tri-State Detachment of the Marine Corps League will host its


HOWLAND SCHOOLS Audit: District didn't collect enough tax

The district wasn't aware of bigger looming losses when the levy was passed. HOWLAND -- Howland


ON CAMPUS Mount tackle Manning earns preseason honor

United graduate Corey Manfull will carry the ball for Slippery Rock. ALLIANCE -- Tom Manning, an


Non-native plants gain ground in Ohio

Non-native plants gain ground in Ohio k ABOUT ONE-FOURTH of all plant species in Ohio are not


MAHONING VALLEY Watershed tour combines bicycling and education

The fourth annual ride raised awareness of the need to preserve the Mill Creek watershed. By JOSH


PORCH LIGHTS Create a mood, not a nuisance

Each and every color and type of glass can make a difference in atmosphere. KNIGHT RIDDER


Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion

Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Renee and John Suri, 1809 Overlook Ave., Youngstown, boy,


Ceremony says farewell to 11 departing soldiers

Ceremony says farewell to 11 departing soldiers FARRELL, Pa. -- The 475th Quartermaster Group,


LEADERS

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Falcons, Colts have health as a priority

Today's exhibition game in Toyko might feature restricted defenses. TOKYO (AP) -- Jim Mora saw the


Ohio River difficulties evident at CITGO Bassmaster Classic

Last weekend's CITGO Bassmaster Classic shed new light on the Ohio River drainage and revealed a few


DiFabios renew marriage vows on anniversary

XAUSTINTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas DiFabio, 3937 Timber Lane, marked their 50th wedding


SHANNON DEBLASIO PETER RAPTIS

SHANNON DEBLASIO PETER RAPTIS XSTRUTHERS -- Peter John Raptis and his bride, the former Shannon


Novak apologizes for his slip of the tongue on CNN

Novak apologizes for his slip of the tongue on CNN Ah, the public apology: so sweet, and yet so


OHIO

OHIO Grand championships to end 81-year run VANDALIA -- August signals the end of an era in


Area legislators back Taft on 'Jobs for Ohio' program

Opinion: Ohio's lawmakers, Republicans and Democrats, have done their part; now it's up to Gov. Bob Taft and


NHL ROUNDUP News and notes

Penguins: Sidney Crosby will skip the Canadian junior national team development camp next weekend to


TRADITION Japanese young and old see fireworks

Young women use the custom as an excuse to go shopping for new clothes. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR


MAJOR LEAGUE BOXSCORES

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MOLLY FINNERTY CHRISTOPHER VISH

MOLLY FINNERTY CHRISTOPHER VISH XYOUNGSTOWN -- Nuptial vows were exchanged by Molly Grady Finnerty


Keeping up with the times

The recently ended strike at The Vindicator put me back in the position of being a reporter, a


MAHONING COUNTY Man facing trial is indicted on 19 additional charges

Aczel surrendered to authorities a few days after the chase. YOUNGSTOWN -- A Beaver Township man


The A-bomb saved American lives

Opinion: By JAMES L. MARTIN KNIGHT-RIDDER/TRIBUNE Sixty years ago today, Hiroshima, Japan, became the


HEATHER RECORD BRIAN MURPHY

HEATHER RECORD BRIAN MURPHY XHUBBARD -- The wedding of Heather R. Record and Brian R. Murphy, both


Unequal busing of parochial students irritates parent

Opinion: Unequal busing of parochial students irritates parent EDITOR: I am a resident of Austintown and


Bellino inducted into hall

Bellino inducted into hall George Bellino was recently inducted into the Ohio Golf Hall of Fame.


IMPROVEMENT Architect creates more space under the stairs

Closets, shelves and benches can make use of the dead space. WASHINGTON POST Architect Jordan


HELPING HANDS Volunteering

Volunteer Services Agency, a United Way Agency, is a local resource for volunteer recruitment,


AMANDA EIPPERT R.J. BASILE

AMANDA EIPPERT R.J. BASILE XAUSTINTOWN -- Nuptial vows were exchanged during a 3 p.m. ceremony


Community gathers in support of families

A larger memorial will be held Monday at a Cleveland convention center. COLUMBUS (AP) -- With the


Holborn Herb Guild plans garden tour and tea party

CANFIELD: The Holborn Herb Guild will conduct its second annual Western Reserve Historical Village


Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum: 59158 Coast Guard Road, Hatteras; www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com

Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum: 59158 Coast Guard Road, Hatteras; www.graveyardoftheatlantic.com


Coach enters innocent plea

CANFIELD -- The both teacher and baseball coach charged with misdemeanor gambling has pleaded


NFL ROUNDUP | News and notes

Eagles: A thin receiving corps received a major blow when starter Todd Pinkston was lost for the


Lemieux group to keep Penguins

Lemieux group to keep Penguins Don't remove the owner's tag from Pittsburgh Penguins owner-player


Costanzo's claims in court demand an official reaction

Opinion: "You got to understand there were a lot of days I had to appear in front of seven, nine, 11 judges


Cemetery tour to be offered by library

WARREN -- An historical walking tour of Warren's Oakwood Cemetery is planned for 2 p.m. Aug. 28,


FOOTBALL Mooney reloads depleted ranks

At least five seniors are being recruited by Division I programs. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR


TOUR Fans flock to hear Loggins & amp; Messina together

The pair will perform at Blossom Music Center on Tuesday. By JOHN BENSON VINDICATOR


AREA GOLF SCORES

MEN Coitsville (Bedford Trails) -- Low gross; C.J. Andre, Jason Andre 36, John Graves, Tom


AUG. 1

Aug. 1 MAHONING SPORTSMAN CLUB570 - 2268 LOWELLVILLE ROD & amp; GUN CLUB566 - 2256 FISH


EDUCATION Woman fights ALS and earns doctorate

This educator continues to teach and inspire those around her. By KANTELE FRANKO VINDICATOR


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Rondinelli Tuxedo of Youngstown Class B League -- is conducting tryouts for Fall League


LESLEY GORE '60s singer shows it's still her party

Lesley Gore was Britney Spears to the preteen set of the early 1960s. By JIM FARBER KNIGHT


Do dogs actually die from eating chocolate?

Dear Readers: Recently, while chatting with a fellow radio broadcaster, Dr. Jerry Parsons, a


AIRPLANES Airlines reinstall lines for first class

The lines can make things faster for frequent travelers and those paying more. WASHINGTON POST


GRAEDONS | People's Pharmacy Exercise caution with anti-depressants

Q. My son Mike was prescribed Paxil for depression while he was a graduate teaching assistant at New


AKC Show dogs weather the elements

Friday's show brought out 2,452 dogs. By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER CANFIELD -- The


HOW THEY SEE IT \ Hiroshima It's time to confront the ethics of the act

Opinion: By LEO MALEY III and UDAY MOHAN HISTORY NEWS SERVICE Today marks the 60th anniversary of the


WIN, PLACE & amp; SHOW

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--V-Mart Bill(Schillaci)11.005.804.20 Screen Pass(T


A good ol' cruise-in at the drive-in

A Bazetta resident's General Lee and sheriff cruiser were featured on an MTV program. By KATIE


Different issues in 5 districts bring same response: No

Opinion: Voters in five school districts in Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties sent a clear message