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Steelers need QB to step up

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Alan Faneca must be trying to motivate Ben Roethlisberger again. Faneca said


"What we fear now most is terrorists wearing police uniforms. The uniforms and body armor used by

Opinion: "What we fear now most is terrorists wearing police uniforms. The uniforms and body armor used by


HOLIDAY OBSERVANCE Clerk of courts urges audience to preserve King legacy

More than 300 people attended the session. YOUNGSTOWN -- The key to keeping Martin Luther King


NBA Reserve leads Sonics to win against Cavs

Vladimir Radmanovic sparked Seattle to its fourth win in five games. SEATTLE (AP) -- Even the


A royal nitwit

Opinion: Dallas Morning News: Harry Windsor, third in line to the British throne, is -- how to put this with


Poland rallies in second half for 10th win

NORTH CANTON -- Chad Fender scored 30 points, and Poland High outscored St. Thomas Aquinas 28-20 in


TRUDY RUBIN Baghdad gripped by daily anxiety

Opinion: BAGHDAD, Iraq -- "Don't go." Never have so many people from so many nationalities said those words


TV INDECENCY Network executives wonder where the limits really lie

Constant pressure from a watchdog outfit keeps stations, networks on edge. By JONATHAN STORM


WOMEN'S TOP 25 Buckeyes climb to No. 3

Ohio State jumped two spots in the AP poll. ASSOCIATED PRESS Ohio State climbed two spots to No.


WOMEN'S TOP 25 Monday's games

No. 1 Duke 82, Georgia Tech 59 DURHAM, N.C. -- Monique Currie scored 27 points and Jessica Foley


NEW JERSEY Amount of oil spilled by tanker tops quarter-million gallons

An unidentified piece of metal punctured the ship. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard


AIRLINE INDUSTRY Comair president resigns

A Delta executive said the Comair chief is pursuing other opportunities. CINCINNATI (AP) -- The


COURT Man pleads no contest in fatal crash that killed 6

The assistant prosecutor said the defendant deserved credit for taking responsibility. PORT


MEN'S TOP 25 \ Monday's games

No. 15 Texas 75, No. 5 Oklahoma State 61 AUSTIN, Texas -- Daniel Gibson had 27 points and 10


ANNIE'S MAILBOX 'June's' lying is too serious to ignore

Dear Annie: I am in a sticky situation with a longtime friend, "Joe," and his wife, "June." June is


SENIOR CITIZENS Guides help elderly stay on top of issues

Older adults can navigate through the latest data on pertinent topics. HARTFORD COURANT Every


Attending inauguration

Attending inauguration BOARDMAN -- John P. Brown III and his wife, Jan, of Boardman will attend


STILETTOS Those archrivals of comfort are back

Designers of the popular shoes are mostly men who don't get concerned with a little thing like pain.


NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Eagles hope to shed history of chokes

Andy Reid's team has tried not to focus on the three previous playoff losses. PHILADELPHIA (AP) --


BRIDGE

North-South vulnerable. North deals. NORTH x 3 2 u K 10 8 v K J 10 8 7 5 w A Q WEST EAST


LOCAL

LOCAL Education institute annual dinner Feb. 9 YOUNGSTOWN -- The Industrial Information


COLLEGE BASKETBALL Cotton keys Detroit to Horizon victory

Wisconsin-Milwaukee knocked off Wright State. ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO -- Brandon Cotton had 22


BOX OFFICE 'Coach' earns top spot

By HANH NGUYEN ZAP2IT.COM LOS ANGELES -- In a surprise over the weekend, it was the basketball


DALE McFEATTERS Secret prisons for U.S.?

Opinion: The Bush administration's decision to ignore the Geneva Convention and assert the right to hold


CBS Couric considered as Rather successor

The network is aiming high, hoping to snag a well-known name for the prestigious post. By BILL


Pistons 94, Suns 80

Pistons 94, Suns 80 AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Tayshaun Prince scored a career-high 26 points to lead


HEALTH CARE Families not told about free insurance

Some kids covered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield insurance are eligible for a free insurance program.


STATE LEGISLATURE Term limits dampen legislative influence

Harris may have longer to make a mark as Senate president than recent predecessors. COLUMBUS --


HOW HE SEES IT Chertoff will face chemical nightmare

Opinion: By ANDY IGREJAS KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE Michael Chertoff is an independent and strong-willed


OHIO

OHIO NIGHT DRAWINGS: Pick 3, 1-1-0 Pick 4, 9-8-1-7 Rolling Cash 5: 16-17-25-28-31


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Weathersfield Board of Education, 7 p.m., high school library. Austintown


NOTEBOOK \ Australian Open

Serena the actress: If U.S. captain Zina Garrison wants Serena Williams to play in the country's Fed


HIGH SCHOOLS There's not much physical in P.E. today, data show

Experts say there's little accountability for P.E. teachers in most schools. NASHVILLE, Tenn.


NFL Nolan's task: Rebuild 49ers

San Francisco's new coach was Baltimore's defensive coordinator. SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Mike


Youngstown-Austintown link has financial, symbolic value

Opinion: It may seem like a baby step in the overall scheme of things, but the significance of the two


AIRBUS 'A cruise ship in the sky'

The giant passenger plane requires a giant supply chain. LOS ANGELES TIMES TOULOUSE, France --


BASEBALL Rangers dispell rumors, sign Soriano for 1 year

Paul Molitor agreed to return to Minnesota as a minor league instructor. ASSOCIATED PRESS


HOW HE SEES IT Where will Condi Rice take State?

Opinion: By DANIEL SNEIDER KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS The hearings this week for Condoleezza Rice's


Patriots focus on Steelers' run game

Bill Belichick's team is taking a different approach than against Peyton Manning and the Colts.


SEWING \ Susan Khalje Options for a sewing dilemma

I remade a skirt for a client the other day, and in addition to being totally different


& lt;B & gt;ALEXANDER, & lt;/B & gt;Jorita, 49, of Youngstown;

& lt;B & gt;ALEXANDER, & lt;/B & gt;Jorita, 49, of Youngstown; calling hours


All eyes on Ben for AFC title game

All eyes on Ben for AFC title game k PITTSBURGH STEELERS badly need quarterback Ben


VEHICLE MUSEUM Owner works to restore WWII artifacts

A new display item is a landing craft like those used on D-day. HUBBARD -- As each year passes and


Three fashion elements for midwinter

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's the season of fashion doldrums. Fall clothes are looking a little "last


HELOISE Renewal avoids unpleasant surprises

Dear Heloise: I would like to warn people to not let their driver's licenses lapse for any reason


IT'S A WRAP Full bus ads help agencies with revenues

DAYTON (AP) -- When it passes pedestrians on the street, they might experience hunger pangs. That's


WINNING NUMBERS | Jan. 8-14

OHIO Friday 1/14 Night drawings: Pick 3, 8-8-6 Pick 4, 6-9-9-7 Buckeye 5, 5-8-10-29-35 Mega


PREP SPORTS AT A GLANCE

BOYS BASKETBALL MONDAY'S SCORES AREA Poland 57, St. Thomas 51 OHIO Albany Alexander 59,


Today is Tuesday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2005. There are 347 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Tuesday, Jan. 18, the 18th day of 2005. There are 347 days left in the year. On this date


Right wing columnist picks on Europe and Cuba

Opinion: Right wing columnist picks on Europe and Cuba EDITOR: What is it with The Vindicator and its


NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Falcons eager for 2nd chance to be super team

Atlanta waited six years for another opportunity to become NFL champion. FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP)


Myskina races past Peschke in two sets

The French Open champ did have an erratic second set. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- French Open


NOAH'S LOST ARK Boomerang heads west, not expected to come back

A sanctuary owner said the cage was insufficient to transport the lion. BERLIN CENTER -- At 5:35


Singh finds 'great relief' in early season win at Sony

The No. 1 player in the world won the tournament by one stroke. HONOLULU (AP) -- The procession


MEN'S TOP 25 Illinois, Kansas still top poll

Both teams have been ranked 1-2 for seven straight weeks. ASSOCIATED PRESS Illinois and Kansas


IRAQ Archbishop of Mosul kidnapped

He is believed to be the highest-profile Christian to be abducted in Iraq. KNIGHT RIDDER