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Sen. Hatch plays ethnic card

Opinion: Miami Herald: Regardless of how anyone feels about the nomination of Alberto Gonzales to become


Emergency workers tend to a motorist, above, involved in a crash with a Youngstown Police patrol car

Emergency workers tend to a motorist, above, involved in a crash with a Youngstown Police patrol car


MEN'S TOP 25 No. 1 Illini run record to 23-0

The second-ranked Tar Heels won easily at Florida State. ASSOCIATED PRESS CHAMPAIGN, Ill. --


MVPS

MVPS Over the years 2005--Deion Branch, WR, New England 2004--Tom Brady, QB, New England


SPECIAL APPEARANCE Former presidents' predictions: Bush said Pats; Clinton balked

Their pregame visit publicized tsunami relief efforts. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Former


CON ARTISTS Talent scams: Industry hopefuls beware

Most legitimate agencies don't have to advertise, a talent manager says. By CAMILLA A. HERRERA


MIDDLE EAST Rice and Sharon meet, discuss peace

The secretary of state is scheduled to meet with Palestinian leaders today. WASHINGTON POST


BOB WOLFLEY 39 reasons to love sports' greatest event

There were exactly 39 observations to make about Super Bowl XXXIX between New England and


No. 1 LSU 67, Mississippi State 40

No. 1 LSU 67, Mississippi State 40 STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Seimone Augustus had 18 points and LSU


Young Ohioan to play in pre-award shows

Ohio drummer is going Hollywood with his Grammy celebration gig. CLEVELAND (AP) -- An Ohio teenage


NBA ROUNDUP Pierce's hot 3rd propels Celtics

The guard had a 15-point third quarter as Boston got back to the .500 mark. ASSOCIATED PRESS


ATP MILLENNIUM INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

ATP MILLENNIUM INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS (At Delray Beach, Fla.) Singles Championship Xavier


PARENT STUDY Most feel they do good job with kids

No. 1 on parents' wish list is to have more time to spend with their children, according to a


Life in the city disproves unflattering stereotype

Opinion: Life in the city disproves unflattering stereotype EDITOR: I am writing in response to the


Deion Branch was named MVP after tying a Super Bowl record with 11 catches.

Deion Branch was named MVP after tying a Super Bowl record with 11 catches. JACKSONVILLE, Fla.


BASEBALL Ordonez adds power to Tigers

The four-time All-Star was hurt for much of 2004. DETROIT (AP) -- For the second straight year,


POPE JOHN PAUL II Pontiff makes public appearance

A cardinal says he hopes the pontiff will be released from the hospital soon. LOS ANGELES TIMES


Today is Monday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2005. There are 327 days left in the year. On this date in

Opinion: Today is Monday, Feb. 7, the 38th day of 2005. There are 327 days left in the year. On this date in


Study finds children cope well with cancer aftermath

Interviews with children who were in remission found that they were as happy as other children.


CHAMPIONS

CHAMPIONS Over the years 2005--New England (AFC) 24, Philadelphia (NFC) 21 2004--New England


HIGH SCHOOLS Ursuline cruises to victory

Four players scored 15 or more points for the Irish. CANTON -- Terry Vidale and Jerome Jones had


CIA releases Nazi documents

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The CIA has agreed to release more information about Nazi war criminals it hired


DAN K. THOMASSON Bush goes where others would not

Opinion: WASHINGTON --President Bush is embarking on an agenda that will dramatically test his bully pulpit


Gas leak at birthday party in eastern Spain leaves 18 dead

TODOLELLA, Spain (AP) -- Eighteen people gathered in a mountain hostel in eastern Spain for a


ECONOMY Lack of inflation spurs market

NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street may have found the nirvana it has long craved: economic middle ground.


NORTHFIELD RESULTS LATE SATURDAY

NORTHFIELD RESULTS LATE SATURDAY 7th-The Editor(G Grismore)4.804.203.60 Elmo Goes West(T


NEW MUSIC Concerts feature premieres of works

Want to be in the audience for first-time public performances? YOUNGSTOWN -- The New Music Society


BOYS BASKETBALL

BOYS BASKETBALL SATURDAY URSULINE 63, CENTRAL CATHOLIC 44 Ursuline14152014--63 Central


BRITAIN

Opinion: BRITAIN Daily Telegraph, London, Feb. 2: The American Congress and State Department and the


GOLF ROUNDUP Desert course no sweat for Mickelson

A final-hole birdie capped a five-stroke victory at the FBR Open. ASSOCIATED PRESS SCOTTSDALE,


Recent criminal activity in Liberty:

Recent criminal activity in Liberty: JAN. 28 Theft: A Warren woman reported a man in his 20s


BRIDGE

Answers to weekly quiz: Q. Neither vulnerable, as South you hold: x -Q 9 8 7 u -Q J 10 8 v -Q J


PENNSYLVANIA

PENNSYLVANIA Steel plant workers dies BRACKENRIDGE, Pa. (AP) -- A steel plant worker was killed


WORKERS' COMP Stricter policies force out doctors

The changes are part of a two-year effort to reduce costs. SACRAMENTO (AP) -- Dr. Francis Pecoraro


Family, boy still await a miracle

The family has exhausted standard treatment options for the 14-year-old boy. BOARDMAN -- Every


HELOISE No mailing labels? Try using adhesive paper instead

Dear Heloise: From time to time, I order things from catalogs. When something doesn't fit, it must


MEMORABLE ADS Will these get people talking?

BEST JANET JACKSON IMPERSONATION: So much for no malfunctioning wardrobes. In this salacious ad for


THURSDAY DRAWINGS

OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 1-6-5 Pick 4, 2-2-0-2 Rolling Cash 8-16-29-31-35 Day


IAAF INDOOR FLANDERS

IAAF INDOOR FLANDERS (At Ghent, Belgium) MEN 60--1, Ronald Pognon, France, 6.51. 2, Olusoji


NOTEBOOK

NOTEBOOK From Alltel Stadium E-A-G-L-E-S: Alltel Stadium looked a little like the Linc on


TODAY

TODAY 7 p.m. (WNIO-AM 1390) Penguin Playbook. 7 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Connecticut at


COLUMBIANA CO. Officials: Spay, neuter program saves dogs' lives

The county pound was the first in the state to require spaying or neutering. LISBON -- Dozens of


MAC ROUNDUP Kent tops NIU, ties for second

Marshall got its first conference win of the season. ASSOCIATED PRESS KENT -- Kevin Warzynski


TRUMBULL COUNTY Sludge processing: Start slow, then grow

The Big Apple's solid waste is being transported to a plant in Warren. WARREN -- A New York


Source: Crennel to coach Browns

CLEVELAND (AP) -- New England defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel has accepted an offer to be the


U.S. GOVERNMENT Ryan to get close look at base realignment

The committee was the lawmaker's first choice. YOUNGSTOWN -- U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan has been appointed


Eighth-grade class with 8 sets of twins has school seeing double

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Being a middle-school history teacher is difficult enough, but Rod Smith


DAYTONA 24 RESULTS

DAYTONA 24 RESULTS (At Daytona Beach, Fla.) FINAL 1. (10) Max Angelelli, Wayne Taylor,


WORLD ALPINE SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS

WORLD ALPINE SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS (At Santa Caterina Valfurva, Italy) WOMEN Downhill 1. Janica


SUNDAY'S NBA SUMMARIES

SUNDAY'S NBA SUMMARIES ROCKETS 103, LAKERS 102 L.A. LAKERS (102) -- Jones 5-12 5-5 18, Odom 8-18


Resnik due in court on DUI

Initially, she pleaded innocent, but that is expected to change today. COLUMBUS (AP) -- A state


Library accepts books

Library accepts books AUSTINTOWN -- The Friends of the Austintown Library will accept books for


HOW HE SEES IT Feds hide data on convicted illegal aliens

Opinion: By MARK TAPSCOTT HERITAGE FOUNDATION WARNING: This column will make you very angry! By law,


THE HIT FACTORY Music landmark to close forever

The list of artists who recorded there sounds like a Grammy hall of fame. By LARRY McSHANE


hSisters who survived Holocaust are reunited

hSisters who survived Holocaust are reunited JERUSALEM -- Sisters Hannah Katz, 78, left, and Klara


OSU WOMEN Buckeyes cruise by IU, lead Big Ten

Matter scored 18 as OSU now sits alone atop conference standings. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Indiana chose


Aniston, Pitt: still split?

Aniston, Pitt: still split? LOS ANGELES -- Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston seem to be redefining


SPORTS

SPORTS New Browns coach k NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS defensive coordinator Romeo Crennel has accepted


POWERS AUDITORIUM Youngstown Symphony scores with all the right notes

Ursula Oppens was the guest piano soloist. The Youngstown Symphony presented an excellent program


HANDGUNS Decision to carry is personal one

Safer with a gun? A firearm novice makes her choice. EDITOR'S NOTE -- All but four states allow


WORTH A LOOK

BINGO AND CARD PARTIES XDaughters of Sts. Peter and Paul Church will hold a bingo and card party


OHIO

OHIO Saturday night drawings: Pick 3, 3-9-2 Pick 4, 9-0-0-0 Rolling Cash 5: 1-2-30-


VICTORIAN PLAYERS True to its name, troupe offers classic melodrama

Despite a few rusty spots, 'Dirty Work' provides an entertaining foray into an old form of theater.


& lt;B & gt;BOALS, & lt;/B & gt;Pearl L. (Hahn), 100, of North

& lt;B & gt;BOALS, & lt;/B & gt;Pearl L. (Hahn), 100, of North Damascus; calling


Youngstown police officer injured while chasing suspect

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Youngstown police officer involved in a chase that originated in Pulaski Township,


WASHINGTON CIA leaders on the job Last piece of director Goss' puzzle arrives

John Kringen joins the intelligence agency's leadership today. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Today is Day One


MEN

MEN TOP 25 FARED 1. Illinois (23-0) beat No. 12 Michigan State 81-68; beat Indiana 60-47. 2.


PENNSYLVANIA From murderer to monk -- a tale of redemption

After killing his wife and unborn child, Jim Townsend later found peace with himself. UNIONTOWN,


Martin's one-man show should have raised questions

Opinion: If it hadn't have been for the paddlings he administered in his unauthorized juvenile diversion


SCHOOL FUNDING Report: Numbers show declining aid

Officials say they could have to cut some activities if a tax levy doesn't pass. COLUMBUS (AP) --


GEORGE F. WILL Mack will take the knife to tax code

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- Asked when he was near death to name things he regretted not doing, Andrew Jackson


Annie's Mailbox Craving for crayons should be traced

Dear Annie: I am a 35-year-old woman with four children, an advanced degree and no serious health


PGA TOUR FBR OPEN

PGA TOUR FBR OPEN (At Scottsdale, Ariz.) Par: 71 Final Round Phil Mickelson, $936,00073-60-


WORLD ALLROUND SPEEDSKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS

WORLD ALLROUND SPEEDSKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS (At Moscow) MEN 1,500 1. Shani Davis, United


New policy levels coverage

Private flood insurance now an option for some homeowners DOW JONES NEWSWIRES NEW YORK --


LOCAL

LOCAL Schedules needed Athletic administrators from area high schools are asked to submit their


MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT City to study workings of housing court

Cost is one of the key questions that will be discussed. YOUNGSTOWN -- City officials are headed


EAGLES Dejected fans have one cry: 'Next year!'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tom Pettit stood with his arms crossed, the cheesesteak hat once so proudly


MIDDLE EAST Attack kills 22 Iraqis; kidnappings continue

A roadside bombing killed one U.S. soldier and wounded two others. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) --


TRAVEL US Airways optimistic about clear skies ahead

The airline hopes to emerge from bankruptcy by June. ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) -- When US Airways filed