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HOW HE SEES IT U.S. alienates Europe on global warming

Opinion: By SEBASTIAN MALLABY WASHINGTON POST The Bush charm offensive in Europe has limits, and so in


Today is Tuesday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2005. There are 312 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Tuesday, Feb. 22, the 53rd day of 2005. There are 312 days left in the year. On this date


PIRATES Wilson on time despite surgery

Pittsburgh's All-Star last summer had an appendectomy in December. BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) --


Ryan, Strickland criticize Bush's privatization plan

BOARDMAN -- U.S. Reps. Ted Strickland and Tim Ryan said President Bush's plan to overhaul Social


BOYS BASKETBALL MONDAY'S SCORES AREA

BOYS BASKETBALL MONDAY'S SCORES AREA Division I at Canton Civic Center Can. GlenOak 81, New


YELLOW CREEK AND MILL CREEK Bridge designers to be recognized

The bridges used innovative technologies and cost-saving features. YOUNGSTOWN -- Two local


NBA

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TELEVISION Comedian Papa takes cancellation in stride

Tom Papa stays busy working on his next comedy. By LISA FERGUSON SCRIPPS HOWARD Tom Papa isn't


Howland holds on

BOARDMAN -- Howland junior Dario Hadzovic enjoyed a career night by leading the Tigers to a 71-59


PUBLIC TRADING Pharmaceuticals gain in world markets

U.S. financial markets were closed Monday. LONDON (AP) -- European and Asian shares started the


"Our ideals and our interests lead in the same direction. By bringing progress and hope to nations

Opinion: "Our ideals and our interests lead in the same direction. By bringing progress and hope to nations


COMMUNITY GROUP Citizen, police relations boosted

The group plans to make recommendations to the mayor. WARREN -- A new community group is taking a


Bread sales take off as school fund-raiser

Student bakers raise dough selling home-made loaves. CINCINNATI (AP) -- Instead of just


RAIN FOREST Leader vows to capture nun killers

The president says he will establish order in the forest. BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Brazil's


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADERS

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADERS Through Feb. 20 Points 1, Jeff Gordon, 185. 2, tie, Kurt Busch and


MIRACLE ON ICE Memories of upset remain fresh

U.S. players credit late coach Herb Brooks for leading them to gold. DALLAS MORNING NEWS With


EASTERN CONFERENCE

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayConf Boston2726.509--7-3W-119-98-


NISSAN OPEN

NISSAN OPEN Monday's results Final Tournament shortened to 36 holes due to rain x-won on


Sheriff's captain found passed out in drive-through

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) -- The head of the drug and vice unit for the county sheriff's department has


Howland downs Rayen in tourney

Howland downs Rayen in tourney k HOWLAND JUNIOR Dario Hadzovic led his team to a 71-59 victory


Relay for Life meeting

Relay for Life meeting YOUNGSTOWN -- Committee and team captains participating in the annual


Theater gets a favorable review

Major challenges are looming for the community theater. YOUNGSTOWN -- After a liberal dose of


NEW CASTLE PLAYHOUSE 'The Pajama Game' adds up to an entertaining show

A labor dispute is at the heart of the play. Seven-and-a-half cents certainly isn't very much, but


BRIDGE

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Fitch beaten in Div. I opener

The Falcons bowed out against Massillon, 71-50. CANTON -- Massillon High's 13th victory of the


WINNING NUMBERS | Feb. 12-18

OHIO Friday 2/18 Night drawings: Pick 3, 5-6-6 Pick 4, 4-5-3-5 Rolling Cash 5, 1-6-18-24-39


TODAY

TODAY 7 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Purdue at Indiana. 7 p.m. (FSN Ohio) (FSN Pitt) College


TAXES | What's new

TAXES | What's new New for 2004: Taxpayers who itemize their deductions can deduct either income


IRS Newest deduction hangs on sales tax

It's most valuable for people in states with no or very low income taxes. WASHINGTON (AP) --


2 are recognized for service to regional community agency

WARREN -- Crossroads Resource Conservation and Development Council has honored two area residents


OHIO

OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 3-1-3 Pick 4, 1-6-0-2 . Rolling Cash 5: 9-12-19-31-36


ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE

ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE AMERICAN CONFERENCE Central Division WLPctPFPA Chicago22.500204207


SUMMER FESTIVAL Warren Junior Military Band's Mini-Camp begins this weekend

WARREN -- The Warren Junior Military Band's Summer Festival Youth Band will have its first Mini-Camp


Hagan draws distinction between donations, votes

One candidate said Hagan should name candidates pressuring employees. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mayoral


HELOISE Enjoy wedding dress every day of marriage

Dear Heloise: My friends and I chuckle when we read about women preserving their wedding dresses. We


AREA

AREA Canfield teams win MAC/TAC titles CANFIELD -- Canfield's seventh- and ninth-grade girls


MEN

MEN MONDAY'S SCORES East Alderson-Broaddus 112, W. Va. Wesleyan 76 Bryant 73, Merrimack 49


Man charged with stealing police car while nude

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Police chased a naked man through the city's slushy streets early Monday after


Sharpshooters part of plan to cull deer herd in Solon

The attempt to reduce the deer population has caused national debate. SOLON, Ohio (AP) -- Bob


HOW THEY SEE IT Iraqis tackle constitutional questions

Opinion: By SAFAAL MANSOOR, TALAR NADIR and ZAINEB NAJI INSTITUTE FOR WAR & amp; PEACE REPORTING


REUNIONS

XSouth High School Class of 1955 will hold its 50th-year reunion on Sept. 30 at A La Carte Catering


NBA TRADES Anything can happen with deadline looming

Several teams pondering deals that could help them make a playoff run. DENVER (AP) -- In the hours


OHIO LEGISLATURE Session revisiting gambling debate

Disparate groups are urged to present one unified front. COLUMBUS (AP) -- The new legislative


MIRACLE ON ICE

MIRACLE ON ICE Key players' whereabouts Name Age Occupation Neal Broten 45 Played 17 NHL


DAYTONA 500 Gordon celebrating win in style

The three-time champion hasn't let success change his approach to racing. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP)


The happy couple

Opinion: The Providence Journal: Just before Valentine's Day, Britain's Prince Charles and his companion,


OHIO ELECTIONS Documentary shows 'how the process works'

'Ohio: An American Vote' highlights Bush's victory. By JOHN HORN LOS ANGELES TIMES Documentary


& lt;B & gt;BALL, & lt;/B & gt; Dawes A., 91, of Boardman; calling

& lt;B & gt;BALL, & lt;/B & gt; Dawes A., 91, of Boardman; calling hours today from


BASEBALL

BASEBALL Struthers baseball league will hold late registration for baseball on Feb. 25 from 5-7


MAHONING RIVER Port authority may sponsor cleanup

The next move is for local entities to provide funds for the project. VIENNA -- The Western


Student puts OSU president on eBay

COLUMBUS (AP) -- An Ohio State University student has put school president Karen Holbrook on the


SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT Board hopes building fees will cover expenses

The district is slated to receive no money from Mahoning County this year. CANFIELD -- Members of


GIANTS Vizquel excited with new team

The former Cleveland infielder will play on a roster stacked with veterans. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.


BROADWAY Girl power plays swarm theaters

'Little Women' is the latest show marketed toward women to hit Broadway. By MICHAEL KUCHWARA


PHILLIES Lofton takes aim on starting again

The former Indians centerfielder struggled last year with the Yankees. CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) --


Officials take first peek at New York

The IOC delegates are deciding among five finalists for 2012 Summer Games. NEW YORK (AP) -- The


Surplus food

Surplus food Grace Lutheran Food Pantry, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Grant and Walnut streets,


Doobie Brothers donate

Doobie Brothers donate LOS ANGELES -- The Doobie Brothers will donate proceeds from their Doobie


DAN K. THOMASSON What is the FBI's role in the shakeup?

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- The elephant in the room that was utterly ignored during President Bush's introduction


WORLD HEALTH Scientists expect flu pandemic

Officials say there is not time to develop a vaccine for the virus. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Earth


TELEVISION 'Simpsons' follows NASCAR with gay coming-out

The popular cartoon tackles hot-button gay marriage. By MARK WASHBURN KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS


Iraq's missing billions

Opinion: Chicago Tribune: On the day that Iraqis went to the polls for their first democratic election after


CHERRIE MAHAN Anniversary of missing girl noted

The white 'Have You Seen Me' cards derived from the kidnapping that occurred 20 years ago.


NISSAN OPEN Scott wins 36-hole event in sudden death

The tournament was the first in nine years to go only two rounds. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Adam Scott


CLASS AAA

CLASS AAA 1. Steelton-Highspire (3) 25-3 1 2. Allentown Central Catholic (11) 22-4 2 3. Holy


DIVISION IV Yo. Christian beats Mathews

A basket in the game's final seconds helped give the Eagles the victory. STRUTHERS -- The


ANNIE'S MAILBOX Writing may be better than talking to father

Dear Annie: I am writing today because I don't know where else to turn. My father and I have an


DIVISION III Champion gets tough win

After back-and-forth battle, the Golden Flashes capture playoff-opening victory. HUBBARD -- The


HOW HE SEES IT U.S. position on nuclear weapons debate unclear

Opinion: By DANIEL SNEIDER KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS The Bush administration has a curious policy when it


Funneling taxes to schools that fail levies is unfair

Opinion: Funneling taxes to schools that fail levies is unfair EDITOR: After reading some recent articles


PROTECTIVE APPAREL When function trumps fashion, it's called Tyvek

The word seems to stand for all others of its kind. HARTFORD COURANT You know it's bad when the


SECRETARY OF STATE Rep. Trakas to seek office, voices need for ballot fix

The candidate says he favors electronic voting machines. COLUMBUS -- State Rep. Jim Trakas, a


DECORATIVE MOTIF This Maryland woman has herd it all

When visitors step inside Linda Cutail's home they see spots before their eyes. WASHINGTON POST


SATURDAY'S RESULTS

SATURDAY'S RESULTS No games scheduled SUNDAY'S RESULT East All-Stars 125, West All-Stars 115


MOUNTAINEER RESULTS

MOUNTAINEER RESULTS Monday 1st--Lulu's Chance 41.4011.408.20 Bill's Lil Fappi


MEN'S TOP 25 ROUNDUP No. 8 Kansas dealt third straight loss

Oklahoma handed the Jayhawks their first three-game losing streak in 11 years. ASSOCIATED PRESS


BEDFORD COUNTY Board looks for new use for landmark

The Koontz Coffee Pot once served as a restaurant on U.S. Route 30. BEDFORD, Pa. (AP) -- It's a


Coal shortage creates a chill

Pennsylvania homeowners complain they cannot buy enough coal to heat homes. POTTSVILLE, Pa. (AP)


INDIANS Boone says he's ready for opener

The third baseman missed all of last season after surgery to repair injured knee. WINTER HAVEN,