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Big expansion plan includes new jobs

HUBBARD -- Warren Fabricating and Machining Corp. is planning a big expansion of its Chestnut Ridge

DOWNTOWN YOUNGSTOWN Squire to appeal legal opinion on Wick Building

The matter will go to a judge for a ruling. YOUNGSTOWN -- The sale of the Wick Building remains in

Today is Thursday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2005. There are 352 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Thursday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2005. There are 352 days left in the year. On this date

Flu latest setback for Bell

The Steelers linebacker admitted he may skip the postseason. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Kendrell Bell sat

HOW HE SEES IT It's never too late for justice to be served

Opinion: By PHILIP GAILEY ST. PETERSBURG TIMES PHILADELPHIA, Miss. -- "A reputed Ku Klux Klansman was

AREA COLLEGES Allegheny wins on late basket

Matt Majzlik made a shot with 10 seconds remaining for the Gators. MEADVILLE, Pa. -- Matt Majzlik


By ANN HORNADAY WASHINGTON POST The most astonishing thing about "Hotel Rwanda," a magnificent

Plans told for Jennifer Cole, Andrew Sines

XBOARDMAN -- Margaret and Richard Cole, 491 Garden Valley Drive, are making known the engagement of

Both vulnerable. North deals.

Both vulnerable. North deals. NORTH x Q 3 u A Q 10 5 v J 6 4 w A 9 6 2 WEST EAST x 10

FOP: Deputy layoffs may not be necessary

A union official suggests that maybe the chief deputy should be laid off before patrol members.

ELECTIONS Mahoning Co. must replace voting system

Every county will have the new scanners by May 2006. COLUMBUS -- Mahoning County will have to

Wie stands tall with PGA elders

The high school sophomore will go against senior citizens at the Sony Open. HONOLULU (AP) -- Depth

Joining new partnership will save on energy bills

A parent asked that formal dances be opened to students from other schools. CANFIELD -- School

OHIO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Study: Manufacturing sector needs help

The state needs to support entrepreneurs and small businesses, the study says. COLUMBUS -- Ohio


GIRLS BASKETBALL WEDNESDAY'S SCORES AREA Canfield 57, Struthers 26 Salem 55, Poland 21

Cell-phone number helpful to out-of-town guests

Dear Heloise: My daughter recently announced her engagement, and we sent out invitations. On the

Retail complex developer makes rezoning request

AUSTINTOWN -- A developer is asking township officials to rezone four lots as part of a proposed

Board considers options for surplus

WARREN -- The city board of education has not decided how to use a surplus $3.4 million from a


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OTHER CASES On the docket Here are some of the other cases heard Wednesday by the Supreme Court:

Illinois ties school record with 17th consecutive win

Illini took control early on the 3-point shooting of Luther Head and Dee Brown. ASSOCIATED PRESS

State elections officials to discuss reforms

Ohio's Blackwell is among secretaries of state accused of partisan bias. COLUMBUS (AP) -- States'

Study: Drowsy docs pose danger

New Jersey made driving while fatigued a crime in fatal crashes. ASSOCIATED PRESS They're in

Nebraska 103, No. 2 Baylor 99, 3 OT

Nebraska 103, No. 2 Baylor 99, 3 OT LINCOLN, Neb. -- Jelena Spiric made all eight of her free


TRUMBULL COUNTY Dissolutions filed Holly Mae Krumpak and Frank Krumpak. Steve Matijevic and

Bush invites McKelvey

Bush invites McKelvey YOUNGSTOWN -- Mayor George M. McKelvey said he has been invited to attend

TRUMBULL COUNTY Money for elderly programs approved

WARREN -- Trumbull County commissioners have approved the county's local share to continue funding

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& lt;B & gt;ANDRAK, & lt;/B & gt; Erika, 57, of Hartford; calling hours Friday from

Fossils suggest a greater role for mammals

Researchers have dubbed the new group of creatures 'reptile-mammals.' SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE


RECOMMENDATIONS Among the recommendations included in the government's Dietary Guidelines for

RTI lands metal supply contract

NILES -- RTI International Metals Inc., based in Niles and the largest U.S. titanium supplier, has


NORTHFIELD PARK WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS 1st--Soldier (Miller)3.602.402.20 Earl The First

New diet guidelines come under fire

Critics say federal agencies didn't go far enough in naming causes of obesity. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE


By ROGER MOORE KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Samuel L. Jackson likes to dress sharp, likes to look

Testimony begins in trial involving Niles police chief

WARREN -- Testimony started this week in a civil trial naming Niles Police Chief Bruce Simeone as a


NFL PLAYOFF GLANCE Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 8 St. Louis 27, Seattle 20 N.Y. Jets

FDA finds Celebrex ads misleading

Pfizer spent more than $70 million to promote the arthritis drug last year. WASHINGTON (AP) --

Polio cases worldwide jumped in 2004

GENEVA (AP) -- The number of worldwide polio cases last year rose dramatically after a vaccine

Officials OK contract for dispatchers

NORTH LIMA -- Beaver Township trustees have approved a one-year contract with the township's four

Youngstown programs give pupils wide variety

Nearly 2,000 middle school pupils are involved in the river study project. YOUNGSTOWN -- The city

Decision delayed on revealing votes

Several coaches defended the current policy of keeping ballots secret. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) --


SPORTS MLB steroid policy k MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL players and owners have reached an agreement

His marriage to 'Martha' sounds depressing

Dear Annie: When I married "Martha," a single mother, I joked about finally getting the son and

Midlife manes that grow with the flow

Age is no longer a factor in deciding when a woman should cut her hair. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS

BOARD OF CONTROL Electric services agreement approved

The city will pay Ohio Edison $275,000 for street lighting this year. YOUNGSTOWN -- The city board

MAC Broncos' home win streak continues

Western Michigan improved to 4-0 in the conference. ASSOCIATED PRESS KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Levi


MEN WEDNESDAY'S SCORES East Albany, N.Y. 68, Binghamton 62 Allegheny 92, Hiram 91 American

Arizona signs Estes, trades IF Hillenbrand

Diamondbacks are restructuring after sending Randy Johnson to Yankees. NEW YORK (AP) -- The

GIRLS BASKETBALL Salem, Canfield and Alliance win in MAC

POLAND -- Kelly Roelen scored 11 points, leading state-ranked Salem High to a 55-21 victory over


OHIO BENCHMARKS Chamber study The Ohio Chamber of Commerce study sought to create benchmarks for

Jeff Burton checks out new track

NASCAR is hoping a race will create higher interest among Hispanics. MEXICO CITY (AP) -- NASCAR

Man files suit, saying he was injured in fall

WARREN -- Trumbull County faces a lawsuit from a Cortland-area man who says he was injured when

Warren schools superintendent to retire in July

The process to hire a new superintendent will be discussed Jan. 25. WARREN -- Schools

Western floods force evacuations

At least 28 people have been killed in California. OVERTON, Nev. (AP) -- The torrential storm that

TRUDY RUBIN Fear of Shiite rule in Iraq growing

Opinion: AMMAN, Jordan -- "Welcome to the Berlin of the Middle East," a senior U.N. official told me. Just

HOW HE SEES IT Simplifying tax code is not that simple

Opinion: By RICHARD J. JOSEPH CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR AUSTIN -- Every few years, American politicians

Penguins finally find a way to beat Loyola

Youngstown St. withstood a comeback for its first win in eight tries against Loyola. YOUNGSTOWN --

Activities to honor slain leader

A civil rights advocate from the 1950s will speak. ALLIANCE -- Mount Union College is planning

White House ends search for WMDs

Two Iraqi guardsmen were killed in a convoy attack. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Guerrillas attacked a

New AIDS campaign uses animated characters dressed as condoms

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- A new global campaign to stop the spread of AIDS uses three animated

A summary of recent police activity in Liberty, Hubbard and Girard:

A summary of recent police activity in Liberty, Hubbard and Girard: LIBERTY Jan. 5 Theft: A

Angela Fremarek is future bride of Jason Quattro

XLAKEWOOD, Ill. -- The engagement of Angela Fremarek and Jason Quattro, both of 1926 Prairie Square,

MYRIAM MARQUEZ First loyalty to president or to justice?

Opinion: Alberto Gonzales did what good politicians do: He talked out of both sides of his mouth at his

"In the year 2100, according to our climate models, there will be 50 fewer days of frost."

Opinion: "In the year 2100, according to our climate models, there will be 50 fewer days of frost." Mojib

A good choice for State

Opinion: Miami Herald: Robert B. Zoellick, nominated to be second-in-command at the State Department,

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Steroid policy finalized

Owners, players agree to plan that includes penalties for first-time offenders. NEW YORK (AP) --

JACKSON ELEMENTARY Special-ed pupils donate change for tsunami victims

The fund-raising project is teaching children about generosity and math. YOUNGSTOWN -- Businesses,

Misery continues to grow

The Penguins offered little sign of hope in a lifeless 65-42 loss to UWM. YOUNGSTOWN --


OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 9-8-5 Pick 4, 0-7-1-2 Rolling Cash 14-17-18-37-38 Super


TUESDAY'S GAMES Cleveland 100, Charlotte 98, OT Atlanta 103, Milwaukee 80 Detroit 89, New

STEELERS Big Ben can tell playoff time

He realizes anything less than a Super Bowl berth would taint his sensational rookie season.

Iraq election will benefit from bin Laden's capture

Opinion: The United States is stepping up the effort to track down Osama bin Laden and key members of his Al-

Deficit soars to 'Grand Canyon' level

Currency traders believe the White House wants the dollar to decline further. WASHINGTON (AP) --

Authorities net pot plants in raids

No arrests have been made in the raids in Mahoning, Trumbull and Mercer counties. YOUNGSTOWN --

No T.O. puts pressure on McNabb

Quarterback Donovan McNabb had the best NFL season of his six-year career. PHILADELPHIA (AP) --

Justices demand changes in system

The high court struck down portions of the federal guidelines, forcing a redrawing of the sentencing


BASEBALL U.S. BASEBALL FEDERATION--Named Mark Prior, Huston Street, Chris Lubanski and Bridget

Man shot, dumped near high school

The shooting took place in a normally quite neighborhood, police said. YOUNGSTOWN -- A Girard man

Ridge issues call for prints on passports

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The United States should put the fingerprints of its citizens on passports to



SOMETHING TO BUILD ON Steel arrives at downtown construction site

The company has 12 weeks to get the work done. YOUNGSTOWN -- The structural steel for the


By TERESA WILTZ WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON -- After the holocaust, they came calling, the

Bitters can combat embarrassing gas

Q. Do you have a suggestion for someone with frequent, odorous flatus? One of my sons has this

NFL ROUNDUP \ News and notes

Steelers: Linebackers Joey Porter and Kendrell Bell missed practice Wednesday with flulike symptoms.

Illness takes toll on QBs

A virus sidelined Chad Pennington. HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- All of a sudden, the New York Jets have


YSU "Game of Hope & quot; is Jan. 22 YOUNGSTOWN -- Prior to the men's basketball game with

Teammates awaiting Favre's decision

Retirement by the Green Bay quarterback could spur major rebuilding. GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- If

OfficeMax's new CFO resigns amid accounting problems

Shares in the company dropped 5 percent in afternoon trading. CHICAGO (AP) -- OfficeMax Inc.

Her donation will help children who have undergone chemotherapy.

Her donation will help children who have undergone chemotherapy. nip, clip, snip. Starr Flores

Struthers eyes EPA loan

STRUTHERS -- The state made the city council an offer it just couldn't refuse. Looking to save

Charity begins at home

Opinion: Charity begins at home EDITOR: The recent outpouring of aid for the victims of the tsunamis was

Dungy: Calls should follow rule book

New England will not change its tactics to stop Peyton Manning. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tony Dungy