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Propaganda is un-American; people should be outraged

Opinion: It is the nature of politicians and bureaucrats to try to paint themselves in the best light or to


House makeover, Kinsman edition

The house was deemed a state and national historic landmark in 1971. WARREN -- Exterior


LOCAL COLLEGES Hot 2nd half lifts Geneva

The Golden Tornadoes shot 67 percent in final 20 minutes against Point Park. BEAVER FALLS, Pa. --


JETS Edwards apologizes for sideline meltdown

The Jets coach had a shouting match with an assistant during Saturday's game. HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.


MAHONING TOWNSHIP Supervisors approve pay raises; center rental rates also go up

Supervisors also raised rates for renting the township Community Center. HILLSVILLE, Pa. --


EASTERN PA. Teens headed to court over risky aerial prank

The pair egged their high school from a low-flying plane, authorities say. HARRISBURG (AP) -- A


AFC Manning's career chapter short

The Colts' QB realizes his place in history is not complete without a Super Bowl ring.


RIVER ACCIDENT The victims

Three crewmen from the towboat Elizabeth M. were killed Sunday when their boat sunk near the


BRIDGE

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ONLINE SELLING Weeping Jesus Rock nets bidding in eBay auction

SEBRING -- After a slow start, the Weeping Jesus Rock is starting to pick up some momentum on the


& lt;B & gt;DOTSON, & lt;/B & gt; Ruth E., 81, of Salem; no calling

& lt;B & gt;DOTSON, & lt;/B & gt; Ruth E., 81, of Salem; no calling hours; Eells-


AFC PLAYOFFS Indianapolis kicker at it again: '... they're ripe for the picking'

The Colts' Mike Vanderjagt is known for his outspoken nature. FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) -- Mike


TRUMBULL COUNTY Panel vacates highways at nursing home

Efforts are ongoing to bring sewers to the turnpike interchange and beyond. WARREN -- Six Trumbull


"I did not regret losing anything in my burnt house as much as I regret losing the 250 photographs

Opinion: "I did not regret losing anything in my burnt house as much as I regret losing the 250 photographs


NBA ROUNDUP Tuesday's games

No. 5 Ohio St. 84, Michigan 56 ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Caity Matter and Ohio State put on a blistering


WAFFLES Winter's perfect warm-up

Sweet or savory, the crunchy goodness of waffles is always welcome. By AMY CULBERTSON KNIGHT


WEATHERSFIELD TWP. Trustee warns officials of more financial cuts

A potential state tax cut could mean a $25,000 loss for the township. MINERAL RIDGE -- Although


PRESIDENTIAL RACE Voters drop Ohio election challenge

Congressional certification of the state's electoral votes rendered the lawsuit moot. COLUMBUS


HOW HE SEES IT Abu Ghraib torture on center stage

Opinion: By DANTE CHINNI CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR WASHINGTON -- The road from the Iraqi prisoner abuse


LABOR DISPUTE Ohio Turnpike workers issue strike notice

The contract for 704 toll takers and 293 maintenance workers expired Dec. 31. CLEVELAND (AP) --


HOW HE SEES IT U.S. aiming for national ID card

Opinion: By JOHN HALL MEDIA GENERAL NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON -- On both sides of the Atlantic, the


Student center plans opposed

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Plans for a Roman Catholic student center, which have already been


Meat, seafood stolen

Meat, seafood stolen YOUNGSTOWN -- Roughly $1,000 worth of meat and seafood were taken from Tokyo


Canfield hosts Poland Friday night in a key MAC game.

Canfield hosts Poland Friday night in a key MAC game. CANFIELD -- Despite losing by a slim margin,


HORIZON LEAGUE YSU teams winless in 2005

The teams have lost a combined nine consecutive games. YOUNGSTOWN -- The new year has not been


NATION

NATION Homeland nominee k PRESIDENT BUSH nominated federal judge Michael Chertoff as the new


HELOISE Response proves readers are best

Dear Heloise: You printed a letter from me asking if you knew what pink beans are. You said you were


OHIO RIVER Attorney is retained in towboat accident

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the sinking of the Elizabeth M. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A


Shielding rape victims

Opinion: Miami Herald: The same Justice Department that draped cloth over a nude statue at its Washington


Today is Wednesday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2005. There are 353 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Wednesday, Jan. 12, the 12th day of 2005. There are 353 days left in the year. On this date


LAKE ERIE Homeowners, DNR clash over coastal property rule

A $50 lifetime permit is still not satisfactory to landowners, who claim the shore is theirs.


BEGINNER PROJECT Novice knitters prefer one-size-fits-all poncho

It's a hot item of choice for cold weather. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS For a few years now, the


MEN'S TOP 25 Gray's shooting has Maryland seeing red

He scored 25 points to lead Wake Forest to an 81-66 victory over Maryland. ASSOCIATED PRESS


PENNSYLVANIA Freed death row inmate leaving the United States

The man is suing Delaware County, Pa., officials for $22 million. MEDIA, Pa. (AP) -- Nicholas


BASEBALL ROUNDUP Mets and Yankees officially begin battle for The Big Apple

Shawn Estes agreed to a one-year deal with the Arizona. ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK -- Carlos


Awards presented to costume designers for influence on fashion

NEW YORK (AP) -- Movie stars affect fashion -- and so do their films. Premiere magazine and


YSU Seminar to focus on challenges that female teenagers can face

YOUNGSTOWN -- The film festival award-winning movie "Thirteen" is the centerpiece of a seminar


NFC PLAYOFFS It's a classic matchup: Vikings 'O' vs. Eagles 'D'

Minnesota scored 405 points this season; Philadelphia has allowed 260. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- No


REAL ESTATE Avalon Inn, resort sells for $2 million

Many improvements have been made to the complex. HOWLAND -- Avalon Inn and its indoor resort


TURNPIKE Union gives strike notice to officials

A strike would be the first for the road since it opened in 1955. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Turnpike


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Mahoning County commissioners, 10 a.m., commissioners' hearing room, basement of


TRUMBULL COUNTY Indictments

A Trumbull County grand jury has handed up indictments against these people: Michael Stark,


NFL PLAYOFFS Wish granted, Jets get Pittsburgh

The Steelers beat the Jets in their regular season meeting, 17-6. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The New York


ELLEN GOODMAN What's good for you could be bad, too

Opinion: BOSTON -- I kind of miss seeing Dorothy Hamill glide across the surface of those Vioxx commercials


BASEBALL Gonzalez returns to Indians

The former Cleveland slugger is optimistic about returning to MVP form. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Juan


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Sheriff: Financial woes force at least 10 layoffs by February

Impending loss of revenue from a county sales tax is the root of the problem. LISBON -- Almost


HOW HE SEES IT Abbas would be a start, not a solution

Opinion: By JAMES KLURFELD LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY With the election Sunday of Mahmoud Abbas as the new


OHIO

OHIO Mega Millions: 2-23-24-35-45 Mega Ball: 18 Night drawings: Pick 3, 0-3-1 Pick 4,


Accident kills man and horse

MESOPOTAMIA -- A man driving a horse-drawn buggy was killed when the vehicle struck electric lines


Jeff Garcia's girlfriend, ex square off at assault trial

The quarterback's Playmate girlfriend is accused of attacking an ex-girlfriend at Cleveland bar.


PENNSYLVANIA Statewide polls find a spike in anxiety

Concerns over the cost of health care, retirement and home-ownership have risen since last survey.


WAR ON DRUGS States look at ways to cut off meth supply

LOS ANGELES TIMES ST. LOUIS -- Over-the-counter cold pills might be removed from store shelves


KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR \ Annie's Mailbox No need to break the news to the baby's racist relatives

Dear Annie: My husband and I have been married eight years and have tried to conceive a child with


IRAQ Prime Minister Allawi believes violence will mar Jan. 30 voting

He's launching a recruitment drive to beef up security. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Prime Minister Ayad


FALCONS Fearsome foursome leads way

Atlanta surrendered a franchise-worst 6,108 yards last season. FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- They've


MERCER COUNTY Official: no crime in vote fiasco

The district attorney said he will not prosecute the former elections director. MERCER, Pa. --


Pistons 89, Nets 80

Pistons 89, Nets 80 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Rasheed Wallace had 19 points and 13 rebounds, and


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

TODAY XFraternal Order of Eagles 3298, 1655 Raccoon Road, Austintown, will serve dinners from 4 to


WEATHERSFIELD TWP. Hospital visit leads to lawsuit

The township wants the case to be heard in federal court. YOUNGSTOWN -- A Weathersfield Township