Jeff Gordon wins3rd Daytona 500
kJEFF GORDON grabbed the lead from Dale Earnhardt Jr., then held off Kurt Busch and Earnhardt in extra laps to win his third Daytona 500 Sunday.
Sandra Dee dies
k ACTRESS SANDRA DEE, the blond beauty who attracted a large teen audience with films such as "Gidget" and "Tammy and the Doctor" and had a headlined marriage to pop singer Bobby Darin, died Sunday.
New housing courttakes aim at blight
k YOUNGSTOWN Municipal Court judges have created a housing/environmental court in an effort to clean up neighborhoods.
Waste plant to open
k A HOUSEHOLD hazardous waste processing center nearing completion in Warren will be only the second such facility in Ohio.
LIFE & amp;WORK
Turn loose changeinto big bucks
k SAVING LOOSE CHANGE has become one of the most popular ways for the average American to save. Estimates of the amount of loose change floating around in America run as high as $10.5 billion.
k NEWSPAPER editorials from Italy, South Africa, Jordan and Great Britain offer viewpoints on issues ranging from the Kyoto environmental protocol to the assassination of Lebanon's former leader.
The ups and downs of profanity on TV
k PROFANE LANGUAGE increased between 1997 and 2001 to a rate of one word every eight minutes, a new study shows. Researchers conclude that the rate of bad language on network TV rises and falls over the years.