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Boardman bottles up Hoover

Spartans overcome early, deficit to win 49-35, to capture the Federal League Championship. CANTON


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ON TOUR This week's pro golf events

PGA TOUR AT & amp;T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am Pebble Beach, Calif. Schedule: Thursday-


TODAY 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2) Soccer: U.S. vs. Trinidad & amp; Tobago, World Cup qualifier. 7

Outside of Washington, most people know deficits matter

Opinion: There is no way to put a happy face on the budget President Bush has submitted to Congress. The

SCHOOL BOARD Treasurer: Libery district nears fiscal caution status

A levy that would raise $1.7 million is on the May ballot. LIBERTY -- The Liberty Local School


MEN'S TOP 25 Boston College suffers first loss Notre Dame won 68-65 as the Eagles lost after

STRUTHERS Board wants 8-mill levy

It's been eight years since the district asked voters to pass a levy. STRUTHERS -- Staring at a

DVD RELEASE 'Miami Vice' retains its cool

A cop show had never been so downright stylish. Or loud. Music and story lines merged seamlessly in

AirTran signs Elton John

AirTran signs Elton John ATLANTA -- Elton John's frequent flier miles are about to skyrocket. An

TRUMBULL COUNTY 3 of 4 school levies pass

An additional 7-mill levy in Brookfield lost by about 500 votes. WARREN -- Niles, Bristol and

Bomber kills 21; ballots still being counted

No new results were announced Tuesday, but a coalition of Kurdish parties is now in second place.

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MAYORAL RACE Hagan plans Youngstown candidacy

No Republicans have entered the race. COLUMBUS -- State Sen. Robert F. Hagan said Tuesday he will

MERCER COUNTY Officials want to watch exam of vote devices

The critical issue was undervotes in three counties. MERCER, Pa. -- All three Mercer County

OSU prof's design for Flight 93 memorial makes cut

COLUMBUS (AP) -- A design partly conceived by an Ohio State University professor has been chosen as

Court sued for religious display

The suit claims the Ten Commandments are on the appeals court's seal. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The


BOYS BASKETBALL TUESDAY'S SCORES AREA Beaver Local 54, Chaney 52 Rayen 62, St. Thomas 56

Cutting personal income taxes paid by individuals and businesses by 21 percent.

Cutting personal income taxes paid by individuals and businesses by 21 percent. Eliminating state

hSmallest baby released

hSmallest baby released MAYWOOD, Ill. -- A baby born weighing less than a soda can and believed to

SALEM SCHOOL BOARD Superintendent interviews to begin later this month

SALEM -- The school board plans to make its first cut of superintendent candidates soon and begin

Abbas, Sharon pledge peace

The Israeli and Palestinian leaders agreed to meet again. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS SHARM EL

Cincinnati guard anxious to make amends

Nick Williams has lived with his mistake for a year. CINCINNATI (AP) -- The capacity crowd of

VIDEO GAME Getting comic hero right isn't always easy

Be the judge, jury and executioner as Thomas Jane. By JOHN GAUDIOSI WASHINGTON POST The

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2005. There are 325 days left in the year. This is Ash

Opinion: Today is Wednesday, Feb. 9, the 40th day of 2005. There are 325 days left in the year. This is Ash

TRUMP BANKRUPTCY Stockholders: too many perks

The group has asked a judge to throw out the plan and seek an alternative. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.

U.S. readies for World Cup qualifier despite backdrop

United States must play Trinidad and Tobago in Carnival atmosphere. PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP)


YSU Football YOUNGSTOWN -- as part of the Overtime Program, the Youngstown State football team


TRANSACTIONS BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX--Agreed to terms with 1B Roberto Petagine

CELEBRATE: There was likely a million more people celebrating Mardi Gras on the streets of New

CELEBRATE: There was likely a million more people celebrating Mardi Gras on the streets of New

Survey: Young adults understand benefits of college

Many potential students do not attend college because of financial difficulties or lack of


TUESDAY'S NBA SUMMARIES CAVALIERS 104, RAPTORS 91 TORONTO (91) -- Peterson 7-17 2-2 16, Bosh 2-8

A summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Austintown: Jan. 31 Theft from vehicle: Compact discs

Festivities for Fat Tuesday draw slimmer crowds in New Orleans

Officials attributed the smaller numbers to the weather and early timing. NEW ORLEANS (AP) --


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Bruce D. Reed Jr., 37, of 548 E. Lucius Ave., Youngstown, and

MAHONING CO. Traficanti accepts additional job role

The county hasn't had an administrator since 2003. YOUNGSTOWN -- In an attempt to save Mahoning

TRUMBULL CO. Sewer projects due in 2 areas

The county would be given a sewage treatment plant to maintain. WARREN -- Trumbull County has

EUROPEAN TOUR Rice asks nations to repair relations

The new secretary of state spoke of strengthening United States relations with France. LOS ANGELES

Geneva wraps up playoff berth with victory

Conley, McDermott pace 85-83 victory over Notre Dame College. SOUTH EUCLID -- Nate Conley had 16


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Columbiana signs voting machine contract with Nebraska company

LISBON -- The Columbiana County Board of Elections voted 4-0 to award a contract to Election Systems

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL Some Buckeyes resent officials' fast act

Ohio State continues to improve despite a self-imposed postseason ban. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Two months

'BATTLESTAR GALACTICA' New Starbuck feels right for role

She doesn't have to channel Dirk to get the part right. By LUAINE LEE SCRIPPS HOWARD When

CIVIL WAR Security Council faces tough decisions in Sudan

The government has failed to protect human rights in Darfur, Kofi Annan said. LOS ANGELES TIMES

Some businesses say plan by Taft would be a burden

The five-year plan would eliminate a tax on business equipment and inventory. COLUMBUS (AP) --

YOUNGSTOWN Man goes to jail for shooting his friend

The defendant also received time for resisting arrest and trespass. YOUNGSTOWN -- Thomas V. Owens

DENVER Six reserves earn first All-Star spot

Coaches rewarded young players on over-achieving teams. NEW YORK (AP) -- Dwyane Wade, Manu

NEW WILMINGTON, PA Curfew stops many teens from post-midnight drives

Council will review the effectiveness of the curfew in a year. NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- With one


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CRIME Probe finds shots not fired at police

The shooter aimed at a burglar. YOUNGSTOWN -- After an in-depth investigation, it turns out that

ROBINS THEATER Owner says fund loss would give wrong idea

A historic theater district is an asset to downtown, the owner said. WARREN -- The Robins

BOYS BASKETBALL Canfield holds off MAC champ Poland

The Cardinals beat their rivals for first time in the last 14 meetings, 47-45. POLAND -- A long

HOW HE SEES IT Senate should resist Frist's filibuster fiat

Opinion: By KEVIN DRUM WASHINGTON POST During President Bush's first term, 10 of his judicial nominees

SUPERNANNY'S SUCCESS Now, read all about it: Her book's a best seller

Fixing family behavior is at the center of the nanny's efforts. By MARK WASHBURN KNIGHT RIDDER

CRIME SCENE Three arrests made in North Side apartment

On Jan. 19, the residence was the site of a homicide. YOUNGSTOWN -- Three arrests, two of them

Mayors oppose proposed cuts to community grant program

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush's plan to make deep cuts in a popular community development


LOCAL Charles Osgood to speak at Better Business Bureau BOARDMAN -- Charles Osgood, anchor of

HOW HE SEES IT The second 'T' in AT & amp;T

Opinion: By ROBERT WHITCOMB PROVIDENCE JOURNAL AT & amp;T's demise evokes thoughts of a more


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COLUMBIANA CO. Tax hearings begin tonight

Unless renewed, the county's 1-percent sales tax will expire this year. LISBON -- Columbiana

HOW HE SEES IT Dean will take Dems down in flames

Opinion: By MICHAEL GOODWIN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS The Democratic Party has died after a long, painful lack

Warren Harding beats Wilson

Bruce Allen lead the Raiders with 16 points. YOUNGSTOWN -- Bruce Allen scored 16 points and Mario


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Kershaw paces Liberty to 74-65 win

The Leopards pulled away in the fourth quarter with 23-14 run. LIBERTY -- Edward Kershaw scored

Drug, alcohol treatment agencies say funding reduces long-term costs

Leaders of the agencies met with Mahoning County commissioners to ask for continued funding.

YSU WOMEN Penguins search for home intensity

Coach Hill is looking for Beeghly Center momentum against Wright State. YOUNGSTOWN -- There's no


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BOARDMAN TRUSTEES Parking ban would ease narrow street problems

Some of the streets under consideration are 18 feet, 4 inches wide. BOARDMAN -- Residents of the

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO Prof clarifies comparison of 9/11 victims to Nazis

The scholar did not recant his statement but said he should have explained it better. BOULDER,

YSU McCloud to target advancement issues

He will discontinue his role as dean of the College of Fine & amp; Performing Arts.


NANNY NOTES Here's Jo Frost on raising children: Giving in to a tantrum is the best way to

WOMEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Texas Tech tied for Big 12 lead

No. 13 Lady Techsters beat No. 14 Iowa State 89-62. LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- Cisti Greenwalt and

Scientist set to clone human embryos for muscle research

The scientist hopes the research will benefit people with motor neuron diseases. LONDON (AP) --

CLEVELAND BROWNS Crennel takes the reins

There's much work to be done for the former Patriots defensive coordinator. BEREA (AP) -- Romeo

City service workers to be clad in yellow

CORTLAND -- Within a few weeks, residents should have an easier time identifying city service

Nepal's risky lockdown

Opinion: Baltimore Sun: If Nepalese King Gyanendra's goal is to end the violent insurrection that has been


BASEBALL Howland Athletic Club will hold registration for baseball and softball on Feb. 17

'SHARK TALE' ON DVD It was fun in the movie theater, and now it's even more at home

Gills and all, the pairing of Scorsese and De Niro pays off for this animated feature. By BRUCE

Bridge closed for work

Bridge closed for work YOUNGSTOWN -- The Indianola Avenue bridge over Interstate 680 will be

CONGRESS Bill would reduce number of class-action lawsuits

The legislation goes to the Senate this week. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress is close to making it

Cavs turn off 'soap opera' in 105-97 win over Raptors

LeBron, Ilgauskas lead 104-91 victory; benched Raptor walked out CLEVELAND (AP) -- Rafer Alston

HOW SHE SEES IT Thus far, Boxer stages a rebellion of one

Opinion: By SHERYL McCARTHY LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY I saw a cartoon of Sen. Barbara Boxer in a newspaper the

ROUNDUP Tuesday's other games

Bulls 107, Mavericks 100 DALLAS -- Luol Deng had 30 points and 11 rebounds and Eddy Curry added 23