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NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME Vick, McNabb come to pass -- and run

Both quarterbacks have helped redefine position and make history. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- They are

LEHIGH VALLEY Aide says slot casino set for area

Legal counsel indicates that a stand-alone parlor is in the works. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A

1972 landslide survivor dies in Vancouver slide

TORONTO GLOBE AND MAIL VANCOUVER, B.C. -- Eliza Kuttner miraculously escaped death in a

Hughley's big plans for 2005

The comedian is bringing his stand-up show to Cleveland this week. CLEVELAND -- Leno. Letterman.

JUNIOR GROUP OF GOODWILL Antique and collectible auction at Stambaugh

Three automobiles are among the items on the auction block. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Junior Group of

BEAUTY BOOK The good, bad and ugly ideas

The book chronicles some of beauty's best (and worst) inventions over the years. NEW YORK (AP) --

Information sought in slaying of woman

The family is using various means to keep the mysterious death in the public eye. NILES -- A white

AT A GLANCE \ Falcons vs. Eagles

When: 3 p.m. today TV/radio: (17/62) (8) (53) (WBBW-AM 1240) Series history: Eagles lead 12-10-1

Second-half surge decisive for West Branch

CANTON -- West Branch High opened the second half with a 14-0 run and went on to defeat Canton

Time to learn from the artist

Time to learn from the artist YOUNGSTOWN -- Michael Hardesty will be featured at 2 p.m. Thursday

On Sumatra coast, images resemble end of the world

The death toll in Indonesia has climbed to 166,320. BALTIMORE SUN LHOKNGA, Indonesia -- The U.S.


TODAY 9 a.m. (Golf) Golf: South African Airways Open. Noon (FSN Ohio) (FSN Pitt) College


RENEE RAMOS MATTHEW LISCO XHONOLULU -- Matthew J. Lisco and his bride, the former Renee L. Ramos,

First resort: Lake Placid lessons and lunch

There are many ways to enjoy snow and eat well, too. By BETH J. HARPAZ ASSOCIATED PRESS WRITER

Ingenuity turns scraps into winners

A doll and a storage bag caught the judges' eyes in this unusual contest. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS

Life in a gambling town has its ups and downs

Opinion: Life in a gambling town has its ups and downs EDITOR: The subject of casino gaming keeps rising

UW-Milwaukee avenges lone Horizon loss

ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT -- Joah Tucker scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half Saturday to

TV SHOW REVIEW Don't count on success for 'Numb3rs'

CBS' latest crime drama does not measure up. By HAL BOEDEKER KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS The

Today is Sunday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2005. There are 342 days left in the year. On this date in

Today is Sunday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2005. There are 342 days left in the year. On this date in

Citizens police class starts in Feb.

BUTLER, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police in Butler are now accepting applications from Butler,

Weathersfield grant meeting set

McKINLEY HEIGHTS -- A second meeting where residents can tell county and local officials what

HOLISTIC HEALTH Animals can find healers

If holistic approaches are good for people, why not for animals, too? NEWTON FALLS -- Many people

TALK OF THE TOWN Men's club seeks to revive membership

Retirees get together once a week for lunch and good conversation. BOARDMAN -- A hum filled the

PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION Springfield Local senior goes to Washington

Lynda Vesy's mother couldn't be prouder of her busy daughter Rikky. NEW MIDDLETOWN -- Rikky Vesy

ANNIE'S MAILBOX It's time for her to wade deeper into the dating pool

Dear Annie: I am 21 years old and was asked out on my first date a month ago. I was thrilled. "Brad"

Palmero's three-point shooting leads Ursuline over Kennedy

WARREN -- Carey Palmero made four 3-pointers and finished with 17 points, leading Ursuline High to a

WOMEN'S TOP 25 No. 15-ranked Texas dumps No. 4 Baylor

The Longhorns held the Lady Bears without a field goal over the final 7:48. ASSOCIATED PRESS


By ROBERT WELKOS LOS ANGELES TIMES HOLLYWOOD -- She was a little-known actress when she won over

SHOOTINGS Man charged in 3 deaths

Two women and one child were found dead; a suspect was captured. KENT, Ohio (AP) -- A man


East-West vulnerable. South deals. NORTH xA K 10 uA K 8 3 v7 5 4 2 w8 4 WEST EAST x7 6

Eye on the big picture, please

Opinion: Michael Powell is stepping down as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and he may want


BOYS BASKETBALL FRIDAY'S SCORES AREA Rayen 62, Wilson 41 Massillon Jackson 41, Boardman 25

Casey Haviland is bride-elect of John M. Crespy

XENON VALLEY, Pa. -- Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Haviland of Enon Valley are announcing the engagement of


MEGAN PATRICK JAMES KEARNS XHUBBARD -- St. Patrick Church was the setting Dec. 18 for the marriage

GAY RIGHTS Same-sex marriage bill approaches Canadian parliament

Catholics and conservatives are turning up the rhetoric. TORONTO (AP) -- As gay-rights activists

AUSTRALIAN OPEN Spitting incident mars match

Third-seeded Lleyton Hewitt advances to the fourth round. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Lleyton

Winter storm dumps snow, leads to 4 deaths in Ohio

Snowfall and cancellations were the order of the day at the start of the weekend. STAFF/WIRE


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Family's slaying sparks race strife

Anti-Muslim sentiment has stirred after a connection was drawn to the killings. JERSEY CITY, N.J.

AUTO SALES A Sweeney revolution

The new Chevrolet facility should be open a year from now. BOARDMAN -- Anticipating strong sales


CASEY FAGNANO MATTHEW KISSEL XBOARDMAN --Casey Fagnano of New Middletown, daughter of Carol and

Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, has scheduled the following: Monday,

Senior Center of Mahoning County, 1110 Fifth Ave., Youngstown, has scheduled the following: Monday,

-- An update on negotiations --

Dear Readers: Strikes are not hard to start but are often hard to end. Unfortunately, this strike

DIGITAL RECORDING Competition crowding TiVo's perch

TiVo is assailed as digital video recording options multiply. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- TiVo has

Lawrence Co. plans leadership program

The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its annual leadership program,

Courage and risk stoke the fires of creativity

By BARBARA GASH KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS With the new year here, perhaps you made a resolution


OHIO Multistate: Mega Millions: 17-27-39-40-41 Mega Ball: 21 Night drawings: Pick 3: 8-8-4


WRESTLING JOSH HEPHNER MEMORIAL AT FITCH Team scoring: 1. Fitch Blue 365, 2. Ravenna 250, 3.

Annual reverse raffle set at Mr. Anthony's

The event is a fund-raiser for the chapter's scholarship fund. BOARDMAN -- The sixth annual

Weather reports can be delivered to your phone

Weather reports can be delivered to your phone BOULDER, Colo. -- If you need to know about the

Weathering a challenge

It's really all about leadership and teamwork training. Josh Frances' recipe for getting a great

If doctors agreed on standard practices, lawyers would have little to argue over

Opinion: EDITOR: Life is filled with unusual experiences, and I have just had one. In my 59 years, I have

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TRUMBULL COUNTY Victim in fire had started it, officials say

In Trumbull County, three unrelated fatalities occurred in a 30-minute period Friday. WARREN -- A

AIRLINE INDUSTRY US Airways' last holdout union approves cuts

A strike might have dealt a lethal blow to the airline. MCLEAN, Va. (AP) -- Machinists at bankrupt

Jackson's thriller

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Bleary-eyed skiers and snowboarders clambered into Teton Village's distinctive

Dunn-Palmer engagement is announced

XAnnouncing the engagement of Sarah E. Dunn, 5158 Kirk Road, Austintown, and Michael A. Palmer, 2399


300 GAMES Holiday: Lee Fedorchak in Shooting Gallery. Wedgewood: Artie Berquist, Elliot Hainesm

Fast start propels Rayen past Wilson

An early 12-0 run helps the Tigers earn a City Series victory. YOUNGSTOWN -- Rayen's Andrew

Pesticide applicator exams set for Feb. 9

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Pennsylvania pesticide applicator's examinations will be given from 9 a.m. to


FRIDAY'S GAMES Washington 118, Toronto 109 Dallas 105, Charlotte 99 Houston 92, New York 91

MEN'S TOP 25 Villanova stuns Jayhawks in upset

The Wildcats toppled No. 2 and previously undefeated Kansas on torrid shooting. Associated press


ASSOCIATED PRESS ARLA COPPLER'S barbershop is a shrine to her favorite hometown quarterback. A

Tie teen's car use to good grades

Q. Our 17-year-old son -- a junior in high school -- received two F's on his last report card.

Warren planners have lofty ideas for downtown

WARREN -- While business closures might typically cause a downtown to shrink, Warren officials are

BIG TEN MSU gets lift from defense

The No. 19 Spartans knocked off Minnesota. ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS -- Alan Anderson scored

HOW HE SEES IT Dems optimistic about governor's race

Opinion: COLUMBUS -- Ted Strickland is out. Sherrod Brown could be in. The race for the 2006 Democratic

Firewalls harm SP2

Q. I have installed Service Pack 2 on my Windows XP computer and now Microsoft Internet Explorer


INFORMATION If you go Getting there: Jackson Hole is in northwest Wyoming, near the Idaho state

Youngstown 2010 event will be worth attending

Opinion: On Dec. 16, 2002, the gathering of Youngstown and suburban residents was 1,000 strong. Considering


MAHONING COUNTY Forum Health At Home offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 11 locations in

BEST SELLERS Top rankngs

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. The Broker. John Grisham. Doubleday, $27.95 2. The Da Vinci Code. Dan

List of cool accessories deals with what's hot this winter season

NEW YORK (AP) -- Since sweaters, turtlenecks and tweeds are the main staples of your winter wardrobe

Meeting to address Old Furnace upgrade

Meeting to address Old Furnace upgrade YOUNGSTOWN -- City Councilwoman Carol Rimedio-Righetti,

Condition and rarity key to worth of toys

Children's toys reflect life, so it is not surprising that many of the battery-operated toys made in

CONTEST Votes are flowing in for best restroom in the U.S.

Voting is under way for 'America's Best Restroom IV.' CINCINNATI -- A men's restroom with

Rape suspect due in court

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Youngstown man was arrested Friday and charged with the rape of a 25-year-old

Open house set to honor Libbs on 50th anniversary

XCOLUMBIANA --An open house for friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. Ronald E. Libb, 1229 state

OHIO INSECT PROBLEM Beetle is a still a bugger in Toledo

Ash trees in the region are in jeopardy, one official said. COLUMBUS (AP) -- A beetle that has


NORTHFIELD RESULTS LATE FRIDAY 13th-PocketMaidenN(Merri)4.403.802.60 Grand Curosity(G


LOCAL Fitch wins Hephner Tournament AUSTINTOWN -- Austintown Fitch Blue scored 365 points to win


CURRENT PRICES Around the nation Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets,

ELDERLY CARE Sail off into the golden years -- as a way of life

A study found that cruise ships can be affordable places to spend retirement. MIAMI (AP) -- Gil

Sudan begins preparing for peace after accord

Diplomats, aid workers set to help after 21-year war. RUMBEK, Sudan (AP) -- Businessmen, aid

HOCKEY New GM has lofty goals for his team

Leader of Youngstown's CHL franchise wants to make this a hockey town. YOUNGSTOWN -- Armed with a


THANK YOU Flood family appreciates support from youngsters Fanfare: Last week in the midst of


OHIO Friday 1/21 Night drawings: Pick 3, 8-8-4 Pick 4, 3-8-5-9 Rolling Cash 5, 5-10-22-23-24 Mega

Review: TiVoToGo doesn't go far enough

At a coming out party, TiVo dons a straitjacket. By FRANK BAJAK ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK --

CAL THOMAS Democrats taking big gamble playing the religion card

Opinion: Desperate to get back in power after their banishment from leadership in the garden of Washington,

MIDDLE EAST Militant group says it's ready for cease-fire with Israel

Ariel Sharon said a halt in attacks could prompt the Israeli military to hold back. GAZA CITY,

AREA COLLEGES Johnson's layup gives SRU victory

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Bill Johnson made a layup with 5.2 seconds remaining to give Slippery Rock a

ADVERTISING Grandmother the new face of Dove soap ad campaign

London ads ask passers-by to choose whether 96-year-old is 'wrinkled' or 'wonderful.' By MARILYN

Miss Cardarelli, Justin Bastin plan May wedding

XThe engagement of Lucia Cardarelli of Poland, daughter of Daniel Cardarelli of Youngstown and

KNITTING Warm up your winter with handmade projects

By BARBARA GASH KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS With a chill in the air these days, cozy up to some

OHIO TURNPIKE Negotiating in a tough climate

An expert doesn't think Ohioans will have much sympathy for the workers. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Ohio


BASEBALL Austintown Community Baseball will hold sign-ups from noon to 4 p.m. today at Champ Park

CLERK OF COURTS County computer upgrade starts

No general fund money was used for equipment and software purchases. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County

Lake Placid Convention & amp; Visitors Bureau: or (800) 44-PLACID.

Lake Placid Convention & amp; Visitors Bureau: or (800) 44-PLACID.


AUSTRALIAN OPEN SATURDAY Men's Third Round Guillermo Canas (12), Argentina, def. Radek

New York residents told to stay off roads as snow removers work

NEW YORK (AP) -- In New York, residents were advised to keep their cars off the road for the weekend

New Lisbon Lodge has award presentations

LISBON -- New Lisbon Lodge 65 F & amp;AM held a stated meeting and awards night Jan. 4 at the

They're all talk

They're all talk kYOU CAN accuse this group of retired teachers, lawyers, doctors, businessmen,

NEXTEL DEAL Sprint offers big bonuses for executives

A spokeswoman said the deal could encompass around 800 employees. OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) --

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Bad health forces Henson out

The New Mexico State coach is 21 wins shy of 800. LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- Frail but smiling, New

SNOWED OUT \ Saturday's canceled events

PREPS Boys basketball games canceled Saturday -- Columbiana at South Range, Warren JFK at


MEN'S SCORES EAST Albright 81, Juniata 65 Amherst 84, Connecticut Coll. 50 Boston U. 65, Stony

Knockout flick proves Eastwood still has it

With no easy answers, Eastwood's films examine human frailties. By DAVID GERMAIN ASSOCIATED


AARP 4545 XBoardman South Chapter 4545, AARP, will meet at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 3 at the Holiday Inn

SEWING Combination of imaginative touches creates unique bridal gown

Carefully constructed ruffles add a dramatic look to a basic gown. By SUSAN KHALJE SCRIPPS

HOME DECOR Turning the guest room into the best room

The room was designed with a special visitor in mind. HARTFORD COURANT GUILFORD, Conn. -- When


SATURDAY'S LATE SUMMARIES SPURS 128, SUNS 123 SAN ANTONIO (128) -- Bowen 0-7 2-2 2, Duncan 12-20

JAMES AND MORRIS CAREY \ On the House Home builders focus on new technology

We recently attended the annual International Builders Show presented by the National Association of

Massage medicine

Most people agree rubdowns are pleasurable, and now doctors are saying they could be healing, too.


PGA BUICK INVITATIONAL Completed Second Round Tom Lehman62-67--129 Tiger Woods69-63--132