Razzies precedetoday's Oscar picks
k COLIN FARRELL, above, stars as Alexander the Great in the adventure drama "Alexander." The film was nominated one of the worst movies of 2004 during the 25th Annual Raspberry Award Nominations on Monday. Today, the nominees for the Academy Awards are to be announced. Look for complete coverage of them in Wednesday's Vindicator.
Quality improves,UAW chief says
kIN ADDITION to improving the quality and technology of its product line, the General Motors Lordstown plant has improved its image in recent years. That was the main message Jim Graham, president of United Auto Workers Local 1112, delivered Monday at the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments' annual meeting in Liberty.
Paddling trial opensin Trumbull County
kJURY SELECTION was completed Monday in Trumbull County in the case of a retired police officer accused of paddling many juveniles.
Set standards highfor recycling chief
kMAHONING COUNTY commissioners should not hesitate to reopen the application process for director of the recycling division if the five applicants for the job don't meet the standard set by the board of commissioners. A Vindicator editorial.
ABC moves on up
kABC is clawing its way back up the network ratings ladder.
Mooney quarterbackselects Notre Dame
kKYLE MCCARTHY, quarterback for the 2004 state champion Cardinal Mooney Cardinals, has committed to play at the University of Notre Dame.