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TRUMBULL COUNTY Jury starts deliberating in James Martin trial

Consider the bias of some of the witnesses, the defense lawyer urged. WARREN -- A jury began

Opposite styles, but similar philosophies

Bill Belichick and Andy Reid both stress team-first attitude to their players. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

OHIO Court justice charged with drunken driving

Justice Alice Robie Resnick failed field sobriety tests. COLUMBUS (AP) -- A state Supreme Court

ICL/TCL Sebring win clinches tie for TCL title

Joe James scored 18 and Jesse James added 13 in a victory against United. SEBRING -- Joe James

GIRLS BASKETBALL JFK defenses Lowellville

The Eagles held the Rockets' offense in check, 38-23. LOWELLVILLE -- John F. Kennedy High came to

TRUMBULL ROUNDUP Jones' 20 leads Liberty

Lonnie Showers added 15 points as Liberty remained unbeaten in the TAC. GIRARD -- Brian Jones

HOW HE SEES IT Freedom does not a U.S. ally make

Opinion: By DANTE CHINNI CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR Say what you will about President Bush's second

STATE OF THE UNION Social Security, Iraq high on Bush agenda

Bush is likely to be confident after the peaceful elections in Iraq. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS

Keanu Reeves gets star

Keanu Reeves gets star LOS ANGELES -- Keanu Reeves, who traveled through time in "Bill & amp;

New bids to be sought for independent-living site

WARREN -- Plans for an independent-living site for people with mental illness, to be built on the

A state legislator says many hurdles must be cleared before a casino could open.

A state legislator says many hurdles must be cleared before a casino could open. LORDSTOWN -- A

Why not make your own pizza for the big party?

ASSOCIATED PRESS A homemade pizza dressed up with Italian ham and Parmesan cheese is easily and

IRAQ Ballot shortage tainted voting, leader asserts

Some fear the allegations will alienate Sunnis. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Iraq's interim president

ADDICTION Canada to offer free drugs

Vancouver will offer drugs to addicts in an attempt to help them get clean. TORONTO GLOBE AND MAIL

RAP AND LEARN CD uses hip-hop to help teens' vocabulary

Who knew that a rapper could use 'fete' for 'party'? By RAFER GUZMAN LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY


LOCAL Schedules needed Athletics administrators from schools in Mahoning, Columbiana, Trumbull,

"There was an all-out assault on our industry, but people are coming back to bread and are realizing

Opinion: "There was an all-out assault on our industry, but people are coming back to bread and are realizing

LAWSUIT Woman says Snoop Dogg assaulted her in 2003

Lawsuit also makes allegations about physical assault. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A celebrity makeup

AREA SCHOOLS Geneva outscores Titans

Bethany edged Lake Erie in two overtimes. BEAVER FALLS, Pa. -- Rich Kalinoski came off the bench

hDeath threats cancel professor's discussion

hDeath threats cancel professor's discussion SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Citing death threats, an upstate


SIGNING DAY TOP PLAYERS LIST The top 25 high school players as rated by, Allen Wallace


TODAY XFraternal Order of Eagles 3298, 1655 Raccoon Road, Austintown, will serve dinners from 4 to

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Lights out for recruits

Names on scoreboards one of many rock star treatments outlawed last year. NEW YORK (AP) -- As one

TIM GIAGO Moral values, gambling industry about to clash

Opinion: When Texas closed the Indian casino near El Paso, it opened an opportunity for other tribes to

LOW-FAT FARE Turkey cutlets make perfect match with potatoes and mushrooms

ASSOCIATED PRESS Broil it -- if you want to make flavorful meals without adding much oil. That's a

ATF offers reward for information in theft

WESTFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- More than 100 guns were stolen from a sporting goods store in north-central

TSUNAMI Workers attempt to relieve confusion

Relief operations could use more organization and planning, a doctor says. WASHINGTON POST

MARK PATINKIN Handwriting on the wall? You won't find it

Opinion: It's time to start a new 12-step support group, and I suppose I should be the first to stand up.

OSO Sweet Onions for Super Bowl

OSO Sweet Onions for Super Bowl k LOOKING for a sweet taste sensation for your Super Bowl Sunday

BOYS DISTRICT ROUNDUP Brunetti paces Mooney in win

The Cardinals beat Wilson in non-league matchup as three score at least 12. YOUNGSTOWN -- Tony

KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR \ Annie's Mailbox Proposal would sour his sweet deal

Dear Annie: My boyfriend is 43, and I am 38. We have been dating for more than five years, and I

ATHLETES & amp; DRUGS Scientists find new steroid

Scientists do not believe any athletes have used the drug. ASSOCIATED PRESS Canadian scientists


NCAA MENS TOP 25 Fighting Illini stay on top No. 1 ranked Illinois lit up the court with threes


NFL PLAYOFFS FavoritePointsUnderdog Sunday Super Bowl XXXIX Alltel Stadium-Jacksonville, FL.

NBA James returns but can't get win

The clock ran out on the Cavs as a 3-pointer fell after the buzzer. ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- LeBron

BOSLEY CASE Lawyers: Copyright suit terms vague

TV station lawyers say copying words from the copyright act isn't good enough. YOUNGSTOWN -- It's

Breathing problem lands pope in hospital

Pope John Paul II's illnesses derived from the flu. ROME (AP) -- Pope John Paul II was rushed to

SUPER BOWL XXXIX T.O. 'back' despite reason for concern

Cautionary tales of career-ending injuries won't keep the Eagles receiver off the field.


OHIO Mega Millions: 3-17-21-42-44 Mega Ball: 35 Night drawings: Pick 3, 4-0-2 Pick 4,


SHERIFF'S OFFICE What It Does Here's a breakdown of duties the Trumbull County Sheriff's

Group home evacuated

Group home evacuated YOUNGSTOWN -- Ten occupants of a group home at 264 North Heights Ave. had to

MAC Career high leads Kent State

Jay Youngblood-best 19 points keys 70-63 victory against Marshall. HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Jay

NATIONAL GALLERY OF ART Rembrandt show includes 17 works

The exhibition includes paintings from around the world. By BLAKE GOPNIK WASHINGTON POST

PUBLIC HEARING Niles-Trumball Transit System to consider increase in fares

NILES -- The city will have a public hearing next week on proposed fare increases and service

ON TOUR This week's golf events

PGA TOUR FBR Open Scottsdale, Ariz. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday Course: TPC of Scottsdale (7,216


SPORTS TRANSACTIONS BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX--Agreed to terms with RHP Scott

HEALTH INSURANCE Illness often leads to bankruptcy, study says

More than 46 percent said medical bills resulted in financial hardship. BOSTON (AP) -- Costly

OHIO GOVERNMENT Grendell proposes alternative to parking fees at state parks

COLUMBUS -- A state lawmaker from Northeast Ohio says he's going to introduce a bill today that


BASEBALL Austintown Community Baseball will hold signups Saturday from Noon to 4 p.m. at Champ


TODAY 5 p.m. (WKBN-AM 570) Penguin Recruiting wrap-up. 7 p.m. (WNIO-AM 1390) Women's college

OHIO LEGISLATURE Capital bill clears Senate, heads to Taft

The state senator from Liberty cast the only vote against the bill. COLUMBUS -- Gov. Bob Taft is

INSURANCE Ohio homeowner insurance rates showed 1.9 percent increase in '04

COLUMBUS -- The Ohio Department of Insurance reports that homeowner rates offered by the state's top

MAHONING COUNTY Judge: Budget cannot be reduced

Budget hearings end this week. YOUNGSTOWN -- Judge Beth Smith of Mahoning County's domestic

CORPORATE AMERICA American Express to spin off financial advisory sector

The move will allow the company to focus on more profitable divisions. NEW YORK (AP) -- Financial

Right to choose shouldn't be taken for granted

Opinion: Right to choose shouldn't be taken for granted DITOR: On Jan. 22, we celebrated 32 years of

BRAIN CANCER Treatment depends on patient

A survey found some patients are getting short-changed. CHICAGO (AP) -- Brain cancer in adults is


City officials opened bids for nine areas of work at the Youngstown Convocation Center. Below are

COLUMBIANA Chamber to host awards banquet

Paul McFadden will be the guest speaker for this year's event. COLUMBIANA -- Paul McFadden,

Local cook's recipe is featured in magazine

Local cook's recipe is featured in magazine In the January/February issue of Taste of Home's Quick

CHURCH PROJECT Ohio joins Ukraine in farming outreach

A goal of the project is to raise funds to help Ukrainian seminaries. PANDORA, Ohio (AP) --

Lone sheriff's dispatcher manages phone center

A veteran operator is managing the office since layoffs began. If you called the Columbiana


TUESDAY'S SUMMARIES MAGIC 105, CAVALIERS 102 CLEVELAND (102) -- Pavlovic 2-5 3-3 7, Gooden 6-14


BOYS BASKETBALL TUESDAY'S SCORES AREA Campbell 67, Chaney 55 Rayen 68, Vision Quest 57 Mooney


COURTS MAHONING COUNTY Real estate transfers Samuel Wigfall to Shauntell Lett, Youngstown,


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Canadian court expected to approve the new Molson Coors Brewing Co.

Coors stockholders approve Molson merger. GOLDEN, Colo. (AP) -- Adolph Coors Co. shareholders

What consumers want gets some attention

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS American consumers, you expect a lot. Some might say you're spoiled.

Poland stays in first

A second-quarter run was decisive as the Bulldogs clinched another MAC title. SALEM -- Salem High

Despite rough reception from critics, McNabb proves choice was correct

Philadelphia quarterback one step from highlight of career fans once doubted. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

Turnout in Iraq bodes well

Opinion: Detroit Free Press : A country where voting can be discouraged by the threat of rain has to marvel

Colucci moved from Elkton to Loretto after serving one day

YOUNGSTOWN -- Ex-lawyer Mark Colucci's stay at the Federal Correctional Institution in Elkton was

'Baby 81' identity case goes to court

Nurses were saying goodbye to a child they have cared for since the disaster. KALMUNAI, Sri Lanka

As Internet sales increase, fraud reports go up

Consumers become more cautious as identity theft awareness spreads. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans


MEN'S BASKETBALL TOP 25 FARED 1. Illinois (22-0) beat No. 12 Michigan State 81-68. Next: vs.

WINTER X GAMES Courting disaster is all part of the fun

Games stress safety, but the potential for spectacular wrecks draws viewers. ASPEN, Colo. (AP) --

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PGA TOUR MONEY LEADERS Through Sunday TrnMoney 1. Tiger Woods2$1,214,000 2. Vijay

HELOISE Turn wrappers into tasty little treats

Dear Heloise: In my family, my reputation as a cook has never been very good. My oldest sister once

Please, Mr. President, don't tell us we can have it all

Opinion: Just two weeks ago, President Bush gave his second inaugural address during which he used the word

A little something warm

By JOE GRAY CHICAGO TRIBUNE Baby, it's cold outside, very cold. Even when you're shoveling the

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2005. There are 332 days left in the year. This is

Opinion: Today is Wednesday, Feb. 2, the 33rd day of 2005. There are 332 days left in the year. This is

HOLLYWOOD BIOGRAPHIES True stories? Whatever

Sometimes, it's impossible to tell the whole story in a single movie. Sometimes there's more to it.

SUPER BOWL XXXIX Brady draws comparisons to his idol

His competitive spirit is similar to that of legendary quarterback Joe Montana. JACKSONVILLE,

EDUCATION Boardman pupils observe Township Day

The township's first police car wasn't a GM model. BOARDMAN -- Dangle a few prizes in front of a


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DEMENTIA Many drugs don't work, review says

Researches noted alternative therapies, such as caregiver education, should be considered.


IF YOU GO "Rembrandt's Late Religious Portraits" includes 17 paintings from public and private

HOW HE SEES IT Link between politics, religion stronger

Opinion: By WILLIAM McKENZIE DALLAS MORNING NEWS President Bush likes religion and politics. He'd better.


Now, Mitchell feels disrespected: Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Freddie Mitchell fired another