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PREP BASKETBALL Wilson's big final quarter tops Beavers

The Redmen rallied behind Justin Maxwell, William Johnson and Bert Prichard. LISBON -- Woodrow

Saints, Romans, a grumpy author and happy Valentines

Opinion: Scripps Howard News Service: English author R. Chambers, writing in the 1883 edition of his "The

SCHOOLS Salem says numbers back need for levy

The district faces a projected general fund budget deficit of more than $2.3 million. SALEM -- The

NFL PRO BOWL Manning leads AFC to 38-27 victory

The Colts standout threw three touchdown passes and was the game's MVP. HONOLULU (AP) -- Peyton


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DIVISION I WRESTLING Fitch loses wrestlers, but wins sectionals

Th Falcons advanced seven competitors to this weekend's district tournament. AUSTINTOWN --

After 20 years of silence, injured woman speaks

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) -- For 20 years, Sarah Scantlin has been mostly oblivious to the world around

COMPLAINT SERB to hear Hubbard police dispute

The chief acknowledges he doesn't get along with the mayor and safety director. HUBBARD -- Police

YOUNGSTOWN SYMPHONY Four stage performers bring life to tribute to Astaire and Rogers

The entertainers came with impressive Broadway credentials. YOUNGSTOWN -- Powers Auditorium


NBA SUNDAY'S SUMMARIES CAVALIERS 103, LAKERS 89 L.A. LAKERS (89) -- Butler 5-15 0-0 10, Odom

SECTIONAL WRESTLING J-M, W. Branch win team titles

Dozens of Mahoning Valley wrestlers advanced to the district tournaments in Divisions II and III.

DAYTONA ROUNDUP News and notes

Why test? Kevin Harvick was widely criticized for skipping the January testing session at Daytona, a

BRIDGE COLLAPSE Report: Span contractor had been warned

TOLEDO (AP) -- Months before a crane toppled and killed four ironworkers, the contractor was warned

STEEL Group takes aim at imports

WHEATLAND, Pa. -- The newly formed CSI (Committee to Stop Imports) will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday at

Bar remains open despite nearby fire

WARREN -- Queen of Hearts bar, 132-136 Pine Ave. S.E., was not the site of a Tuesday night fire and

Gunfire at N.Y. mall starts panic

Best Buy workers tackled the gunman. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS KINGSTON, N.Y. -- A gunman dressed in

U.S. uses drones to watch Iran arms

The Bush administration has been sharpening its anti-Iran rhetoric. WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON


Volpini Group leads sales POLAND -- Real Living Volpini Realty Group reported a total of $628,000

Charles wins big

Charles wins big kTHE LATE RAY CHARLES dominated Sunday night's Grammy Awards with seven wins.

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RICE FOR PRESIDENT? Pros and cons PROS She's one of Bush's closest friends, and he would put

HOW HE SEES IT Drive or talk on the phone; don't do both

Opinion: By DAN CARNEY WASHINGTON POST It's time to admit that hands-free is not a solution. It's time to


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CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Building for 9-12 to open this fall

The new school includes a gym that serves as a multipurpose and a stage area. YOUNGSTOWN -- Thirty

Pope blesses the crowd from studio at St. Peter's

The appearance at St. Peter's is a cherished weekly tradition. VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Returning to


Opinion: BRITAIN The Times, London, Feb. 9: Great talent makes awe unavoidable. Yesterday in Falmouth,

SIDE BY SIDE: Chuck and Dorothy Myers of Youngstown deliver mail and flowers to patients at St.

SIDE BY SIDE: Chuck and Dorothy Myers of Youngstown deliver mail and flowers to patients at St.

"It is the Iraqis who have to over time defeat the insurgency."

Opinion: "It is the Iraqis who have to over time defeat the insurgency." Donald H. Rumsfeld Defense

TRUMBULL COUNTY Protesters expected as Kimble trial begins

Civil rights activists plan a courthouse demonstration. WARREN -- Trial is scheduled to begin

VALENTINE'S DAY Award-winning couples have their hearts in the right place

Service and longevity in marriage are common to both couples. YOUNGSTOWN -- Two area couples will

NBA Cavs spoil Bryant's return

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Kobe Bryant came back and looked good. The Los Angeles Lakers haven't quite

If war story was wrong, why believe Social Security story?

Opinion: If war story was wrong, why believe Social Security story? EDITOR: Quote: "Do not let anyone


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AT & amp;T-PEBBLE BEACH NATIONAL PRO-AM Sunday Pebble Beach, Calif. Final Round Phil

NASCAR Jarrett claims Daytona 500 pole

The 48-year-old still feels that he has what it takes to win again. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) --


BOYS BASKETBALL SATURDAY'S SCORES AREA Wilson 76 Beaver Local 66 JFK 46, Lisbon 38 Lutheran


BASEBALL Marietta College Baseball Camp of Champs is returning to Pioneer Park this summer. Day

VIDEO DETECTION New system to help traffic at intersections

BOARDMAN -- Traffic along Shields Road may run a bit smoother these days, thanks to a new video

WEATHERSFIELD TOWNSHIP Solicitor: Trustees didn't violate Ohio's open meetings law

The township solicitor said he believes there is no violation. MINERAL RIDGE -- Weathersfield


MOUNTAINEER RESULTS SUNDAY 1st --Frankies Valentine 6.003.602.40 My Friend Ben

GREGG ALLMAN With the 'Brothers' or solo, singer channels the blues

Allman fronted a jam band before there was such a thing as a jam band. A "Midnight Rider" for most


SATURDAY'S RESULTS Philadelphia 112, Orlando 99 Detroit 107, Washington 86 Milwaukee 113,

hA WWII anniversary

hA WWII anniversary DRESDEN, Germany -- Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder warned Germans not to forget

GEORGE F. WILL Arnold muscles his way in California

Opinion: SAN FRANCISCO -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austria's gift to American politics and other

'FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE' Butler and band left a lasting impression on popular music

Jerry Butler's conversational and poetic lyrics are still popular today. By RICHARD HARRINGTON

Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Sebring Local School District, 7:45 p.m., high school cafeteria, changed from Feb.

Speculators wag tongues over Rice vs. Clinton in '08

Some say Dick Cheney will step down so Condoleezza Rice can step up. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

HOW HE SEES IT Republicans spend because they can

Opinion: By MARSHA MERCER MEDIA GENERAL NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON -- Whatever happened, an editor asked


NASCAR-BUDWEISER SHOOTOUT Saturday Daytona, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in

HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING Harding's King leads qualifiers

Tyler King only area competitor to win a qualifying race for district meets. A total of 33

NHL LOCKOUT Talks prove to be useless

Neither side willing to budge or come together to work on deal. NEW YORK (AP) -- No progress was


TODAY 6 p.m. (WNIO-AM 1390) Penguin Playbook. 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Hockey: AHL All-Star Game. 7 p.m.

Today is Monday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2005. There are 320 days left in the year. This is

Opinion: Today is Monday, Feb. 14, the 45th day of 2005. There are 320 days left in the year. This is

MEN'S TOP 25 Tar Heels ride strong 2nd half

North Carolina bounces back from tough loss to defeat Connecticut, 77-70. HARTFORD, Conn. --

Suspect in Internet suicide pact had plan for 5 years, sheriff says

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A man accused of using an Internet chat room to try to set up a mass suicide

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys won his first Grammy.

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys won his first Grammy. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The late Ray Charles'

PADDLING CASE 3 more young men file suits against ex-Fowler police chief

Another Trumbull County Common Pleas Court case is now in federal court. YOUNGSTOWN -- Civil

GIRLS TOURNAMENT BASKETBALL Warren JFK, South Range advance in Div. III tourney

Badger also advanced, while Lakeview lost in Div. II sectional play. HANOVERTON -- Aarika Knepp


BASKETBALL MEN SUNDAY'S SCORES East Binghamton 62, New Hampshire 54 Bucknell 71, Navy 60


LOCAL Canfield hockey loses to Walsh KENT -- Canfield High was defeated 8-3 by Walsh Jesuit in

Heat 96, Spurs 92

Heat 96, Spurs 92 MIAMI -- Dwyane Wade scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter, including

Garry Trudeau accepts speech award lying down

Garry Trudeau accepts speech award lying down ASPEN, Colo. -- Cartoonist Garry Trudeau didn't let

BASKETBALL Ohio State holds off Hawkeyes

Jessica Davenport converted a key three-point play late to secure the win. ASSOCIATED PRESS IOWA

Bomb squad detonates intercepted envelope

Bomb squad detonates intercepted envelope YOUNGSTOWN -- An envelope that appeared to contain a

The evolving saga of America's CEOs

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR At first blush, the Carly Fiorina story seems like that of a highly

DIVISION III GIRLS Mooney tops Clippers, 52-45

The Cardinals advance to meet South Range in a sectional final Wednesday. HANOVERTON -- Amber


MAHONING COUNTY Domestic relations Constance R. Heffner vs. Ned R. Heffner, dismissed.


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Shiites miss majority but win biggest share

The interim prime minister's slate, backed by the United States, fared poorly. CHICAGO TRIBUNE

GIRARD DAM State could step in after deadline

The city and Department of Natural Resources say safety is the main concern. GIRARD -- An official

Student TV network grows

The network began operations in 1992. BOARDMAN -- Boardman Schools Television Network is ready for

Abbas and Sharon move courageously toward peace

Opinion: It has been a long time since anyone could seriously suggest the possibility of peace between the

'HITCH' Smith turns in badges, guns for love, romance

In real life, the actor says it's time for him to turn in his 'childhood tastes.' By ANNETTE JOHN-