Auburn nips Va. Techto win Sugar Bowl
k NO. 3 AUBURN University defeated ninth-ranked Virginia Tech 16-13 Monday in the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. The win sealed a perfect season for the Tigers.
'A different kind of loss' for YSU
k YOUNGSTOWN STATE'S men's basketball coach called Monday's defeat by Chicago "a different kind of loss."
Chisholm, U.S. repand activist, dies
k SHIRLEY CHISHOLM, an advocate for minority rights who became the first black woman elected to Congress and later the first black person to seek a major party's nomination for the U.S. presidency, has died at 80.
Women who travelalone, listen up!
k WHEN IT comes to traveling alone, whether to your local store or to a different city, women should be aware, prepare and beware. Heloise also offers some specific tips.
Independent probeneeded in Struthers
k OFFICIALS in Struthers should immediately seek an independent investigation of events over the weekend in which an off-duty city police officer has been accused of beating two men.
Toward a cleanerMahoning River
k A GROUP in Mahoning and Trumbull counties is making plans to dredge pollutants from the Mahoning River. The $100 million project would cover 31 miles of the waterway.