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There are other views of the Canfield flooding problem

Opinion: There are other views of the Canfield flooding problem EDITOR: This letter is to correct errors

City pastor to throw kids' outreach event

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Rev. Dwight Dumas, senior pastor of Fifth Avenue Community Church, will host "The

Today is Thursday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2005. There are 135 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Thursday, Aug. 18, the 230th day of 2005. There are 135 days left in the year. On this date

Mother's question too tough for Bush

Opinion: Cindy Sheehan is right to be furious. Camped out in Crawford, Texas, with several other mothers


BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Health Center Matthew and Jennifer O'Rock, North Jackson, girl, Aug. 16.

Council approves refinancing bond issue

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- City council has given its approval on a $6.8 million bond issue to refinance

YSU loaded in backfield

By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN - Youngstown State football coach Jon Heacock

TRUMBULL COUNTY Commissioners agree on senior citizen levy

A legal opinion told commissioners they had to act on the library levy. HOWLAND -- Trumbull County

SGA encourages students to attend classes

Student government leaders want a quick end to the nonfaculty strike. By DAVID SKOLNICK


'THE 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN' sss Written by: Judd Apatow (director) and Steve Carell (star) Co-

Leaving a sparkling trail can't be helped

Dear Heloise: I have a dress that has silver sparkles on it. How do I keep the sparkles from getting

HOW HE SEES IT Ethical line is fuzzy on the use of steroids

Opinion: By ARTHUR CAPLAN LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY People who don't tell the truth are very good at lying to

Bahamas chosen for White-Zillo Nov. 12 wedding

XYOUNGSTOWN -- The engagement of Sadye Jo White and Jason Zillo, both of New York City, is being

Cigarette leads to fire

Cigarette leads to fire YOUNGSTOWN -- The resident of 90 Essex St. told firefighters he thought

Deadly attacks kill dozens in Baghdad

Deadly attacks kill dozens in Baghdad kAN IRAQI MOTHER, above, screams as she learns her son was

hStreet gang plagues string of countries

hStreet gang plagues string of countries WASHINGTON -- Robert Clifford, above, director of the MS-

Activists meet, voice concerns

The economic output of northeast Ohio is larger than that of Israel, South Africa or Sweden. By


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Michael D. Brooks, 40, 3628 Neilson, Youngstown, and Sophia J.

Cops have kids clean neighbor's egged house

YOUNGSTOWN -- Four Cooper Street kids who egged a neighbor's house and got caught cleaned up the


OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 0-0-8 Pick 4, 9-9-8-5 Rolling Cash 5, 6-10-18-28-35 Super

Calling all entertainers

Calling all entertainers YOUNGSTOWN -- Applications are being accepted from entertainers for the

MERCER Probing fire, police seek to question man

After the fire, a safe was missing and coin boxes had been tampered with. GREENVILLE, Pa. --


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Police officers report 6th killing in 10 days

The latest victim was found in a parking lot on the city's South Side. By PATRICIA MEADE

Julie Roberts, right, performs tonight with warm-up act Shane Owens performs at B & amp;B

Julie Roberts, right, performs tonight with warm-up act Shane Owens performs at B & amp;B

A heartfelt thank you

Opinion: Providence Journal: The death of ABC News's Peter Jennings, last week, brought this to mind: Those

'Supercross': Viewers will find they have been aound this track before

Formulaic flick goes nowhere fast. By ROGER MOORE ORLANDO SENTINEL Note to prospective

In new season, 'Joey' to get a black friend, a new house

WASHINGTON POST In a desperate attempt to salvage their ratings-starved "Friends" spinoff, as it

JoAnna Rubino, Dennis Schiraldi to wed Oct. 22

XPOLAND -- Mr. and Mrs. Fernando Rubino of Poland are announcing the engagement of their daughter,

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Scrappers win big Cirilo Cumberbatch went 5-for-5 with four RBIs, leading the Mahoning Valley

Larisa Demshuk and Marc Patacchiola to be married in fall at Akron church

XAnnouncing their engagement and plans for their upcoming marriage are Larisa Demshuk, 1132 N.

New plan caters to individual needs

The drug benefit will help shift Medicare's focus from treatment to prevention. By MONICA BOND

YOUNGSTOWN Officer assaulted during foot chase; man escapes

Officers learned the man's name by answering his camera cell phone. YOUNGSTOWN -- A 20-year-old

Charlene Shasho, Gerald Savo Jr. announce troth

XAnnouncing their engagement and upcoming marriage are Charlene B. Shasho of Boardman and Gerald L.

BROWNS Green trying to grow up

The running back has had his ups and downs, but now is ready to play. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS

The Sources

The Sources Ticketmaster: Kaufmann's in Eastwood, Southern Park and Shenango Valley malls; and

Offensive explosion brings in a big win

The team begins a nine-game homestand today. JAMESTOWN, N.Y. -- The Mahoning Valley Scrappers'

Parents announce Baker-Shaffer engagement

XNEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The engagement of Marissa Kaylene Baker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin F.


'SUPERCROSS' s Director: Steve Boyum Starring: Mike Vogel, Steve Howey, Cameron Richardson,

Anti-war camp irons out snags before moving to safer location

One of the president's neighbors offered Sheehan's group an area to use. DALLAS MORNING NEWS

WEATHERSFIELD SCHOOLS Board approves raises for teachers, other staff

The school district has again begun buying text books. MINERAL RIDGE -- The Weathersfield school

8-year-old boy enjoys being pilot for a day

The New Wilmington boy became an honorary second lieutenant . By KANTELE FRANKO VINDICATOR STAFF

Court denies DNA testing for convict

Combs had 'bragged to one classmate that he killed the victim and enjoyed doing it.' WARREN --

HUBBARD POLICE Attorneys: Chief's leave amounts to retaliation

Martin Kanetsky is planning to file a lawsuit against the city and mayor. JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.

Stephanie Roberts and Marc Penrose to wed in Woodland Park U.M. Church

XAnnouncement is being made of the engagement and forthcoming marriage of Stephanie N. Roberts, 1487

Allison Taylor, Frank Levak to wed in autumn

XBOARDMAN -- Plans for the autumn wedding of Allison J. Taylor and Frank W. Levak, both of 2096

DOWNTOWN YOUNGSTOWN Candidates voice concerns on crime

One mayoral candidate wants the DEA to come to the city. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS

TRUSTEES Weathersfield residents learn about new safety upgrade

The township will borrow $157,000 to pay for the project. MINERAL RIDGE -- About 85 Weathersfield

Day of reckoning here for retired workers

Opinion: By THOMAS J. HEALEY and ROBERT STEEL WASHINGTON POST The tremendous cost of providing health

MOVIE REVIEW 'Virgin' puts out big laughs

It's a tad too long but hilarious in spots. By CHRIS HEWITT KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS "The 40-

Miss D'Annunzio to be bride of Mr. Summers

XHOWLAND -- The engagement and upcoming marriage of Marcy Ann D'Annunzio and George Robert Summers

Commissioners honor swim team's rescue efforts

The rescued swimmer is doing well. HOWLAND -- The Trumbull County commissioners meeting turned

Taft to be in court today to answer criminal charges

The governor could get up to two years in jail if convicted of all four counts. By JEFF ORTEGA

Judge awards pay raises despite fiscal emergency

Anyone who feels underpaid can look for another job, the mayor said. JOHN W. GOODWIN, JR.

TOUR Fulks attempts to outrun persistant black cloud

Fulks is performing Friday at the Beachland Ballroom. By JOHN BENSON VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

Jeannie Nelson, Joshua Ritchie to wed in November

XPOLAND -- Chuck Nelson, Halbert Drive, and Dee Nelson of Poland are announcing the engagement and

Searing indictment issued against Mahoning County

Opinion: The word dysfunctional stands out a mile in the 22-page report on Mahoning County's criminal justice

A lot riding on drafting constitution

Support for President Bush's Iraq policies has plummeted. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS WASHINGTON

TCTC breaks ground for $5.4M expansion

The career and technical center now rents space in Lordstown. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR

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Man robs woman in her car, steals $406

YOUNGSTOWN -- A city woman was robbed of $406 by a man who threatened to kill her. A police report

Bush should meet with Sheehan again

Opinion: Yes, such a meeting would set a bad precedent, because it would say that all one has to do to get

WARREN SCHOOLS Board of education member plans to leave

The board member will leave to avoid conflict of interest. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR

Dellick allows restoration of phone service

The prosecutor denied making an earlier promise to leave the Juvenile Justice Center. By ROGER

GRAEDONS | People's Herbal Pharmacy Use pennyroyal oil as insect repellent

Q. A camper recently asked how to avoid insect bites. My family faced this problem when I was young,

NCP Play cast amusingly explores 25-year itch

The Neil Simon play opens Friday. By L. CROW VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- New

Council picks newest member

Officials also chose a company to replace a waterline along Deer Trail. CANFIELD -- City council

NEW MIDDLETOWN Council's action puts police levy on ballot

There will also be a levy for the fire department on the ballot. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR


Agenda Thursday Youngstown Board of Education Finance Committee, 10:30 a.m., Irene Ward Building

Holmes, Ginn set to lead Buckeyes

The two receivers expect to help each other to big seasons. TOLEDO BLADE COLUMBUS -- As

Original Drifter member marks his 80th birthday

Original Drifter member marks his 80th birthday COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Bill Pinkney relished the