Up with comedy
kTHE NEW fall television season offers stronger comedies and weaker dramas.
Violence in Israel
kVIOLENCE hit Jerusalem and the West Bank on Wednesday, with four Palestinians and a Jew killed, a day after Israel completed its evacuation of 25 settlements in Gaza and the West Bank.
kFRANK CARBON, former chief deputy at the Mahoning County Sheriff's Department, has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for selling marijuana and cheating on his taxes.
Rape trial opens
kA JURY has begun hearing the case against a Poland man charged with two counts of rape.
kIT'S OUTRAGEOUS that the U.S. State Department could not use the word outrageous to describe the suggestion by Pat Robertson that the president of Venezuela be assassinated, a Vindicator editorial says.
Scrappers win 4-3
kTHE MAHONING VALLEY Scrappers scored in the 9th inning to beat the Jamestown Jammers 4-3 Wednesday.
hJUSTUS LAND of Austintown works out at the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Self-Defense Academy in Boardman. The new academy was opened by a certified public accountant from Canfield.