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Online lottery game nets winner $208,000

Online lottery game nets winner $208,000 YOUNGSTOWN -- A Mahoning County resident matched all


COOKING Meal preparation can be family activity

Chances are, if kids have made the food, they'll want to sit at the table and eat it. NEW YORK


CHANGING GOVERNMENTS World watches as more territories take turn toward democracy

How will competing ideologies play out, for instance, in Iraq? CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR


HOW HE SEES IT Waiting on the political aftershock

Opinion: By JAMES P. PINKERTON LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY The death toll from the Indian Ocean tsunami disaster,


VALLEY AIR Group plans to monitor OEPA action

Mahoning, Trumbull and Columbiana counties may be removed from the list. By JEFF ORTEGA


BIG EAST Strange season had it all for Pitt

The Panthers began the year 2-2 but regrouped to go 8-4. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- By the end of a quirky


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COLLECTION Vintage linen treasures displayed in museum

Plain and fancy needlework turns period textiles into museum pieces. BY SUSAN KHALJE SCRIPPS


ROUNDUP Newton Falls gets first win of season

The Tigers outscored Liberty 23-13 after halftime. NEWTON FALLS -- Kortnie Collins scored eight


Today is Tuesday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2005. There are 361 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Tuesday, Jan. 4, the fourth day of 2005. There are 361 days left in the year. On this date


Badly flawed evaluation

Opinion: Orlando Sentinel: Any fair-minded person who has training in science, statistics or logic can see


This is my country, land that I love -- and you can leave it

Opinion: This is my country, land that I love -- and you can leave it EDITOR: Will we still be the


BASEBALL Selig approves Johnson trade

The Yankees now have 72 hours to reach a contract extension. NEW YORK (AP) -- Commissioner Bud


NBA Cavs sold for $375 million

The Cavs new owner was unsuccessful in buying the Bucks last year. CLEVELAND (AP) -- At 5-foot-6,


STEELERS Backups have been key to success

Pittsburgh compiled a franchise-best 15-1 record this season. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh


HELOISE Safety first on the road and in your hotel

Dear Readers: Here are some travel tips for females. When it comes to traveling alone, whether to


DELPHI PACKARD ELECTRIC Company to vacate warehouse

The center serves Delphi facilities and customers across North America. WARREN -- Delphi Packard


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Jackson-Milton Board of Education organizational meeting, 5:30 p.m. followed by


GEORGE F. WILL Work essential to culture of freedom

Opinion: MILWAUKEE, Wisc. -- Angela Jobe, 38, is a grandmother who has lived most of her adult life at ground


MAHONING COUNTY Deputy sheriff fights to keep evi dence separated

The sexual battery case is set for trial in April, two years after the indictment. YOUNGSTOWN --


WARREN LANDFILL Final closing targeted for 2008

A Warren township trustee said she remains skeptical of landfill operators. WARREN -- The plan


GIRLS BASKETBALL Rockets 8-0 as Nero scores 30

Lowellville held a 16-2 lead at the end of the first quarter and cruised. STRUTHERS -- Amanda Nero


NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Auburn made an improbable bid to share the national title by hanging on in the

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Auburn made an improbable bid to share the national title by hanging on in the


Independent investigation of Struthers cop warranted

Opinion: It's bad enough that one or more teenagers attended a New Year's Eve party hosted by a city of


EARTHQUAKE, TSUNAMI Facing new hurdle: delivery of supplies

Colin Powell and Jeb Bush arrived in Thailand on Monday. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS LHOKNGA,


HOW HE SEES IT War has no consequence for many of us

Opinion: By RONALD BROWNSTEIN LOS ANGELES TIMES Millions of Americans probably learned about last week's


AREA ROUNDUP O'Connor's 23-point effort propels Titans

Westminster downed upset-minded Case Western by four. CLEVELAND -- Pat O'Connor scored a team-


NFC WEST 49ers left to reflect after year to forget

Coach Dennis Erickson has managed a 9-23 record in two seasons. SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- From


ARTS AND CRAFTS Finally! A snowman that is melt-proof

By KATHY ANTIONIOTTI KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS As I was writing this, an arctic blast was bearing


AFC CENTRAL Browns face list of changes

Cleveland's sixth season has offered few signs of hope. BEREA (AP) -- Their disastrous season is


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

GIRLS BASKETBALL MONDAY'S SCORES AREA Rayen 84, Beaver Local 55 Stow 65, Warren Harding 38


NFL ROUNDUP News and notes

Playoff dates: The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the opening game of the second round of the NFL


KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR \ Annie's Mailbox Divorce details needn't be disclosed

Dear Annie: During our 12 years of marriage, my husband, "Bart," kept getting into credit-card debt,


MEN'S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Oklahoma State cruises past unranked opponent

Rico Taylor led Minnesota over Loyola Marymount. ASSOCIATED PRESS CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas -- John


Auburn nips Va. Tech to win Sugar Bowl

Auburn nips Va. Tech to win Sugar Bowl k NO. 3 AUBURN University defeated ninth-ranked Virginia


HORIZON Loyola ends losing skid against Cleveland State

Loyola had dropped eight straight games. ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO -- Majak Kou came off the


NBA ROUNDUP \ Monday's other games

SuperSonics 98, Heat 96 MIAMI -- Ray Allen scored 35 points, Rashard Lewis added 17 points and 13


"My photos are not pro-war, they're not anti-war. They don't say the war is a mistake or it is the

Opinion: "My photos are not pro-war, they're not anti-war. They don't say the war is a mistake or it is the


SPORTS BETTING Three get monitored probation

The case began last May with 16 defendants. CLEVELAND -- Three men who pleaded guilty to operating


BASEBALL Boggs is top first-timer on Hall ballot

Ryne Sandberg and Bruce Suttler will be on the ballot once again. NEW YORK (AP) -- Wade Boggs


Orange Bowl QBs linked by success

The BCS title game will feature the last two Heisman winners. MIAMI (AP) -- Matt Leinart is an


MAHONING RIVER Consortium plans to dredge pollutants

The area could realize $2.5 million a year from river recreation. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning River


COLLEGE FOOTBALL Miles succeeds Saban at LSU

He won't get the same salary as Nick Saban because he 'hasn't earned it.' BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) --


OHIO

OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 0-4-5 Pick 4, 3-9-1-3 . Rolling Cash 5: 8-9-13-24-36 Day


Treys not enough to lift YSU

The Penguins had just one foul shot during their ninth loss in the last 10 games. YOUNGSTOWN --


BRIDGE

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Police use tear gas to nab suspect

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Violent Crime Task Force was forced to use tear gas Monday to flush out a suspect