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NBA ROUNDUP Monday's games

Nets 107, 76ers 97, OT EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Vince Carter scored a season-high 43 points to

HOW HE SEES IT Bush ignores disabled

Opinion: By MIKE ERVIN KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE In his discussions about the future of Social Security,

MEN'S TOP 25 UConn's Villanueva at best as Huskies halt Syracuse

UConn sophomore scored 21 as Orangmen's home winning streak ended. ASSOCIATED PRESS SYRACUSE,

TRUMBULL COUNTY Officials call for a second sales tax

Treasurer's and auditor's office hours have been trimmed. WARREN -- Trumbull County's top fiscal

Floyd sparks second-half run for Bowling Green

ASSOCIATED PRESS BOWLING GREEN -- John Floyd hit a basket and a free throw to start the second

GOLDBERG CASE Ex-lawyer pleads guilty

The visiting judge ordered a presentence report. YOUNGSTOWN -- Former lawyer Richard Goldberg has

MAD ABOUT THE ARTS Program now offers dance in an evening for arts lovers

YOUNGSTOWN -- The ninth annual Mad About the Arts has added an evening of dance to its schedule. But

CRIME Man accused of stealing house

Richmond Heights man has been charged with grand theft. SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) -- Police accuse

MOVIES 'Boogeyman' scary only because it's so darn bad

The low-budget film gives moviegoers little to watch. By PHIL VILLARREAL SCRIPPS HOWARD

Rep. Ryan secures a seat on crucial subcommittee

Opinion: If it pays to have friends in high places, then the Mahoning Valley may have struck gold. The

Glick's 17 powers Slippery Rock to victory

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Mason Glick scored 17 points and handed out seven assists, leading Slippery

GIRLS BASKETBALL Girard just one game from unbeaten regular season

Murray scored 21 to lead Girard, which improved to 19-0 this season. HUBBARD -- Cachet Murray


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GASOLINE Prices up 7 percent; no end in sight

Nationwide, fuel demand is up more than 1 percent over the past four weeks. WASHINGTON (AP) --


OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 3-2-2 Pick 4, 3-1-3-7 Rolling Cash 5: 3-10-17-19-36 Day

VIDEO GAME 'Resident Evil 4' continues series' successful ways

The bad guys are no longer zombies, but no less scary. By MONTY PHAN LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY If

'FRIENDS AND LOVERS' Play causes reflections on people's relationships

The play's multimedia stage makes the performance seem like a movie rather than theater.

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2005. There are 326 days left in the year. On this date in

Opinion: Today is Tuesday, Feb. 8, the 39th day of 2005. There are 326 days left in the year. On this date in

CARL P. LEUBSDORF GOP moderates are waiting for 2008

Opinion: The enthusiasm with which conservative congressional Republicans greeted President Bush during his

WOMEN'S TOP 25 UW-Green Bay breaks into poll at No. 24

Horizon League team is 20-2 on the season and rides a 14-game winning streak. ASSOCIATED PRESS


TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage license George A. Meckler, 47, 8055 Addison, Masury and Delores I.

LAKESIDE TAVERN Early-morning fire destroys bar

Police say the driver of the stolen pickup truck fled the scene. LAKE MILTON -- Lakeside Tavern

SCHOOLS Officials want delay on city tax vote

One councilman noted that the voters wouldn't be fooled by a delay in the vote. SALEM -- School

SUPREME COURT JUSTICE Resnick pleads guilty to DUI

The judge's field breath test showed her blood-alcohol level was 0.216. BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP)

NASCAR Hot debate: Drivers say they're athletes, too

Sadler walked, prepared for heat of long races during the off-season. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS

Foul shots lift Lakeview

The Bulldogs took advantage of a late technical foul call on the Champion coach. CORTLAND -- While


LOCAL Chamber hosts seminar on unemployment NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Lawrence County Chamber of


GIRLS BASKETBALL MONDAY'S SCORES AREA Chaney 60, Campbell 43 Rayen 80, Akron Central-Hower 58

TENNIS Agassi returns to Davis Cup

Patrick McEnroe hopes star can help America win first crown since 1995 NEW YORK (AP) -- Andre

CRIME Police nab suspects in scrap metal thefts

All three suspects were arraigned Monday in municipal court. YOUNGSTOWN -- Not everyone watched

NFL Patriots' Super Bowl victory draws 86 million viewers

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New England Patriots' Super Bowl victory over the Philadelphia Eagles was seen

Close not enough for Reid's Eagles

Philadelphia hopes to buck history and earn title sooner rather than later. PHILADELPHIA (AP) --

MIDDLE EAST Israelis, Palestinians to make pledges

The declarations stop short of a cease-fire agreement. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS JERUSALEM --

"We will ask of our partners and our friends here in Israel that Israel continue to make the hard

Opinion: "We will ask of our partners and our friends here in Israel that Israel continue to make the hard

Wedding date told for Heather Saul, Douglas Burns

XBOARDMAN -- The engagement of Heather Saul of Westlake and Douglas Burns, also of Westlake, is

KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR \ Annie's Mailbox If a parent breaks custody agreement, report it

Dear Annie: Because you offer reasonable and caring solutions, I want to ask your opinion about this


St. Elizabeth Suzanne Hammett and Joseph LaRocca, 4900 Woodhurst Drive, Austintown, boy, Feb. 3.

National Guard soldiers returning from Iraq

National Guard soldiers returning from Iraq AUSTINTOWN -- Soldiers of National Guard C Co., 216th

OHIO MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATION Ads: Reduce state business tax

The group wants to end state taxes on machines and other business equipment. COLUMBUS -- An

JANE EISNER Young people divided on abortion

Opinion: Erik Whittington was a musician in Portland, Ore., about a dozen years ago, "living the rock and

Jennifer Ginnetti is bride-elect of Michael Claxon

XPOLAND -- Frank S. Sr. and Janet Ginnetti, Saginaw Drive, are announcing the engagement of their

TOP 25 ROUNDUP \ Women's college hoops

No. 8 North Carolina 76, Virginia 56 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -- Ivory Latta scored 17 of her 22

Bush plan would revamp Marines

The proposal would add two more infantry battalions. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon wants to

Barrino dedicates song to young mothers

Barrino dedicates song to young mothers HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Reigning "American Idol" Fantasia

INMATE ABUSE CASE Lawyer claims misconduct

The ex-major rejected a 41-to-51-month sentence and goes to trial next week. YOUNGSTOWN -- The

America's Bode Miller has world begging for more

Popular skier could become first American since 1983 to win overall crown. BORMIO, Italy (AP) --

Preacher found guilty of stealing

ROME, Ga. (AP) -- A preacher was found guilty Monday of stealing nearly $9 million from hundreds of

Kristen DiPasqua, Joseph Gabriel III plan to marry

XSally Coyle, 4529 Plumbrook Drive, Canfield, and Anthony DiPasqua of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., are

TRUMBULL COUNTY BOARD OF HEALTH EPA cites sewer concerns; court agrees

Champion residents had complained about the nuisance issue. WARREN -- A Trumbull County Board of

BASEBALL Contend? Tigers say Ordonez is the key

Another big free-agent signing puts big bat in middle of lineup. DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit

Offerdahl-Duby wedding plans are made known

XAUSTINTOWN --Robert and Frances Offerdahl of Austintown are announcing the engagement of their

hBrowns' new boss

hBrowns' new boss kFROM DYNASTY to disaster. Romeo Crennel is going from one NFL extreme to the

FASHION By George, there's a new Boy in town

The former lead singer of Culture Club is, among other things, a designer." KNIGHT RIDDER

NBA Malone ponders return

The league's second leading all-time scorer may make a decision soon. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- If Karl

HOW HE SEES IT True confessions: A Democrat likes George

Opinion: By LANNY J. DAVIS LOS ANGELES TIMES I have known President Bush for 40 years -- ever since we

Youngstown Christian wins in overtime

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown Christian boys basketball team made nine of 11 free throws in overtime

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DISTRICT Faison scores 28 to lift Chaney

Rayen won by 22 and Mooney topped Jefferson for its sixth straight victory. CAMPBELL -- Quaina


A summary of crime activity in Canfield city and Austintown Township: CANFIELD Feb. 2: Rape: A

NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Browns pin hopes on Crennel

Patriots players say former defensive coordinator will make Cleveland a winner soon. CLEVELAND

SAILING Englishwoman heads toward an around-the-world record

Ellen MacArthur has been sailing since Nov. 28. LONDON (AP) -- Ellen MacArthur has endured stormy


RECYCLING Good for the Valley Among those attending Monday's presentation on a recycling

Cuba? Come on!

Opinion: Chicago Tribune: It is long past time to put the U.N. Commission on Human Rights out of its misery.

Baby falls from 20-foot-high balcony

1-year-old wandered outside and fell through a railing. WARREN -- A toddler took a 20-foot fall


*Marie Bokesch of Austintown watched the Super Bowl in a loge with NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue

SCHOOLS Residents get more details

The project requires the passage of a maintenance levy. GIRARD -- Glenn Stephens, project manager

Priest convicted of rape

Priest convicted of rape CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Defrocked priest Paul Shanley, the most notorious

CHASE Police officer, woman recovering after crash

Police say the suspect in Monday evening incident is still at large. YOUNGSTOWN -- Two people,

Plan cuts programs, not deficits

The package is facing an uncertain fate in Congress. WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush proposed a

Madonna Cook, Mr. Moschella engaged to marry

XAnnouncement is being made of the engagement of Madonna Cook, 46 Terrace Drive, Boardman, and

Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Weathersfield Township Zoning Commission public hearing, 6 p.m., township

HELOISE Credit-card holders should put 'See ID' on back

Dear Heloise: As the manager of a store, I often encounter customers who do not sign the backs of

NATIONAL RECYCLING State officials hear training center plan

Recycling programs are designed to reuse resources, but they also create jobs. YOUNGSTOWN -- Two

CORPORATE AMERICA Kilts infused Gillette Co. with new life in short time

He could receive as much as $185 million from the P & amp;G deal. BOSTON (AP) -- It has been

IRAQ Insurgents increase bombs, mortar fire

Early election returns confirm low Sunni turnout. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Insurgents struck Iraq's

FASHION STATEMENT Teen tattoo trend raises concerns for safety, future

Teardrop marking is thought to have originated as a badge for violent gang members. MILWAUKEE

SUPER BOWL XXXIX Staff rebuild will be Pats' top task

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Deion Branch needed just five little words to explain why the New England

NASA's budget increase not enough to save Hubble

NASA's administrator said the increase is 'remarkable' given the federal deficit. CAPE CANAVERAL,