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COLLEGE BASKETBALL No. 1 Illinois tops Wisconsin for 20th straight win

Illini ended the Badgers' home winning streak at 38 games. ASSOCIATED PRESS MADISON, Wis. -- One

HALL OF FAME Marley song added to roster

LOS ANGELES TIMES The Rolling Stones' "Let It Bleed" album, Bob Marley's "No Woman No Cry" single


Forum Health, Northside Leigh Ann Wilson and Brian Kocanjer, 532 7th St., Struthers, girl, Jan.


CIC Downtown developments The Youngstown Central Area Community Improvement Corp. also heard

MERCER ELECTION COMMITTEE Meeting set with vote machine company

The committee met Tuesday with legal counsel to discuss possible litigation. MERCER, Pa. -- The


OHIO Mega Millions: 2-10-21-25-45 Mega Ball: 22 Night drawings: Pick 3, 6-1-4 Pick 4,

ANDRES OPPENHEIMER Bush's democracy crusade could backfire

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- President Bush's new let's-end-tyranny crusade is being received with predictable

DISTRICT ROUNDUP Sebring closes in on TCL title

The Trojans' victory over Lisbon gave them a three-game lead in the league. SEBRING -- Joe James

Eat more soup to lose weight

Eat more soup to lose weight k RECENT RESEARCH shows that soup can be a secret weapon for safe and

HELOISE Another name for Roma tomato

Dear Heloise: Recently, I was looking through a cookbook and found a recipe, only to notice that one

TRUMBULL COMMISSION Sewer, water plans to be set for Howland project

One commissioner said he likely will abstain from the votes. WARREN -- Trumbull County

Group lays groundwork for growth

A planner suggested changes to the village green. CANFIELD -- Lawyer Nils Johnson looked out at

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Marlins land big fish in Delgado

Florida wanted a left-handed power hitter, and the bidding was fierce. MIAMI (AP) -- Carlos

GOLF Woods playing well, but he's had help

His victory at the Buick was aided by others' misfortunes. SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Ever since Tiger

GUARDRAIL CRASH CASE Cops suspect car that hit woman was a Ford

Police have asked anyone with information about the crash to call (330) 742-8946. YOUNGSTOWN -- A


NBA TUESDAY'S SUMMARIES CELTICS 97, BOBCATS 92 BOSTON (97) -- Pierce 10-18 13-16 33, LaFrentz

HOW HE SEES IT Will they be the secret archives?

Opinion: By JON WIENER HISTORY NEWS SERVICE On Inauguration Day, the classified papers of former


LOCAL Innis Maggiore firm grows CANFIELD -- Innis Maggiore Group, an advertising and public


BASEBALL AND SOFTBALL Howland Athletic Club will register baseball and softball players ages 5 and

At 48, she still plays for titles

Playing opponents half her age doesn't bother Martina Navratilova. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) --

Senate likely to receive Gonzales nomination for attorney general

Democrats say Gonzales' answers have been vague and question his record. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The

Senate debate delays Rice nod

Rice is likely to be confirmed today. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats

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hMexico City discovery MEXICO CITY -- Archaeologist Rocio Morales examines the site where 11

AUSTRALIAN OPEN Aussie favorite falls in quarters

Lindsay Davenport ousted Alicia Molik in a thrilling three-set match. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) --

HOCKEY NHL, players plan to meet today

Meeting could be the last chance to end the lockout and save the season. NEW YORK (AP) -- The NHL

Mallis shoots Boardman to win

Junior sets school record with eight 3-pointers in 73-30 victory over Massillon Jackson. BOARDMAN

2005 political implications of a 1973 court decision

Opinion: Of course there was never any question what the hot-button issue would be when Supreme Court

CAMPBELL COURT Woman pleads innocent in crash fatality

She is accused of driving under the influence and causing her sister's death. CAMPBELL -- A


MAHONING COUNTY Youngstown Convocation Center, $2 million. Youngstown Market Ready Incubator,

NBA ROUNDUP \ Tuesday's games

Suns 133, Knicks 118 NEW YORK -- Quentin Richardson made seven of Phoenix's 16 3-pointers, Jim

Couric tackles attitudes about sex in news special

The anchor doesn't get too personal with the teens. NEW YORK (AP) -- Katie Couric isn't afraid to

GIRLS BASKETBALL Chaney wins City Series title

YOUNGSTOWN -- Taniesha Holland scored 20 points and had a fine all-around game, leading The Rayen

OHIO LEGISLATURE Capital bill passes House panel

Youngstown State University would get the largest chunk of state cash. COLUMBUS -- The Mahoning

Route 224 and Tippecanoe Road, Canfield.

Route 224 and Tippecanoe Road, Canfield. Route 224 close to Pheasant Drive, Boardman. Glenwood


MOUNTAINEER ENTRIES TUESDAY 1st--MySuperLovely (Baez)10.606.005.00 Smokin City Sue

T.O. won't get M.D.'s OK to play

Terrell Owens is determined to be in uniform Feb. 6. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Terrell Owens' doctor

PADDLING CASE Lamantia intervened in 1993

Martin had more letters of appreciation in his personnel file than any officer. WARREN -- Howland


AUSTRALIAN OPEN TUESDAY Men's Quarterfinals Marat Safin (4), Russia, def. Dominik Hrbaty (20),

Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Mollie Kessler School board of directors, 6:30 p.m., 118 E. Wood St., Youngstown.

'WE ARE THE WORLD' DVD to benefit charity on song's anniversary

Radio stations around the country will play the song at the same time. LOS ANGELES TIMES A

ROADS Planners hope to control U.S. 224 traffic

Deceleration lanes and more street signs are part of a short-term solution. BOARDMAN -- Everyone

Parks leader hearing set

YOUNGSTOWN -- Judge Timothy P. Maloney of Mahoning County Probate Court has scheduled a public

Privatizing Social Security raises serious questions

Opinion: Privatizing Social Security raises serious questions EDITOR: Some questions regarding the Bush

Dylan's music will keep him from book ceremony

Dylan's music will keep him from book ceremony NEW YORK -- Bob Dylan, whose memoir "Chronicles,


SOUTHERN-STYLE BARBECUED CHICKEN 1 can (26 ounces) tomato soup 1/4 cup honey 2 teaspoons dry

BOYS BASKETBALL Turnovers haunt Fitch in defeat

The Falcons turned the ball over 28 times in 53-38 loss to East Liverpool. AUSTINTOWN-- East

2010 Officials view plan to improve city, YSU

The public will get to see the plan Thursday. YOUNGSTOWN -- Board members of the city's downtown



SUPER BOWL Pats' secondary plan works

New England has shut down opponents despite injuries to defensive backs. FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) --

WALL STREET Strong reports send stocks higher

The Dow Jones average made its best showing of the year. NEW YORK (AP) -- A raft of strong

BROADWAY SERIES Energy and talent enliven classic tale

When '42nd Street' taps into town, it's quite an event. YOUNGSTOWN -- "Julian Marsh is doing a

HOW HE SEES IT Bush needs a Truman Doctrine for Iraq

Opinion: By JAY GARNER ORLANDO SENTINEL I would be the last person to suggest that anyone has the power

MID-AMERICAN CONFERENCE Akron's fast start too much for Ball State; Buffalo tops N. Illinois

ASSOCIATED PRESS AKRON -- Romeo Travis scored 22 points and Akron got off to a fast start in a 79-

CRIME Manager chases suspect in theft

Baby formula is a favorite target of thieves, the drugstore manager said. YOUNGSTOWN -- The

NBA BRAWL Pacers players, Pistons fans get separate court hearings

ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich. (AP) -- Five Indiana Pacers players and three fans charged in one of the most


NFL PLAYOFFS FavoritePointsUnderdog Feb 6 Super Bowl XXXIX Alltel Stadium-Jacksonville, FL.

KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR \ Annie's Mailbox Atheist still wants to be included

Dear Annie: My husband's sister boycotted my son's baptism because she said it would be hypocritical

STEELERS Roethlisberger has broken toes

Pittsburgh's QB did not blame injuries for poor play in AFC title game. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Rookie


MONDAY'S GAMES Philadelphia 106, Miami 98 Washington 106, Cleveland 97 Chicago 107, Atlanta 82

HEALTH INVESTMENT CASE As trial opens, government blames CEO for fraud

Testimony from the chief financial officer will continue today. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Fired


MEN'S BASKETBALL TUESDAY TOP 25 FARED 1. Illinois (20-0) beat No. 18 Wisconsin 75-65. Next:


TODAY 2 p.m. (ESPN2) Tennis: Australian Open, men's quarterfinals (tape-delayed). 3 p.m. (WBBW-


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IRAQ Hostage pleads for life on video

Six U.S. soldiers and at least 12 Iraqis have died in the days before elections. BAGHDAD, Iraq

WALL STREET U.S. Steel sees rise in profits

The steel industry is expected to do well in 2005. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- United States Steel Corp.

A summary of recent crime activity in Boardman:

A summary of recent crime activity in Boardman: Jan. 19 Domestic violence: A 27-year-old woman

"It will be the Iraqis alone who control the elections."

Opinion: "It will be the Iraqis alone who control the elections." Lt. Col. Salman obaid Khadim Police

AREA Salem topples Canfield in MAC

Tommy Jesko, Tyler Pierce and Jarin Heath combined for 39 points. CANFIELD -- Tommy Jesko scored

FBI investigates allegations of membership fraud in Alabama

A council volunteer noticed what appeared to be fake names. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Boy Scout

Cavaliers may lose Varejao for six weeks

Rookie forward and fan favorite injured an ankle Monday against Washington. CLEVELAND (AP) --

HEALTH Flu shot problems raise concerns over how to plan for next season

Doctors are unsure of how many vaccines to order. WASHINGTON POST Dr. Mary E. Frank, a primary

Goal for country is joining EU

The new president is pushing for closer ties to the West. STRASBOURG, France (AP) -- New Ukrainian

How far are we willing to push prisoners?

Opinion: Dallas Morning News: "I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who

Edward Kershaw's 26 points help Leopards stay unbeaten in TAC.

Edward Kershaw's 26 points help Leopards stay unbeaten in TAC. LIBERTY -- Liberty High junior

Police look for prowler who escaped grip of dog

Police look for prowler who escaped grip of dog CAMPBELL -- Police are searching for a prowler


ARBITRATION CHART Figures exchanged for the 31 players remaining in salary arbitration and their

PIAA Great finish lifts Grove City

The Eagles used a 16-0 run in fourth quarter to rally past Hickory, 65-52. HERMITAGE -- For the

January 26, 1980: Youngstown Airport Manager Fred DeLuca says he will initiate a request with the

Opinion: January 26, 1980: Youngstown Airport Manager Fred DeLuca says he will initiate a request with the


BOYS BASKETBALL TUESDAY'S SCORES AREA Rayen 77, Chaney 35 Wilson 82, Beaver Local 49

MUNICIPAL COURT Owner of bar pleads innocent to gambling

Another man faces a felony count on allegations of shooting craps at the bar. CAMPBELL -- The


HIGH MARKS Martin evaluation Some written comments by Steve Lamantia, former Howland Township

COURTHOUSE Water leak damages office, domestic court

Several ceiling tiles will have to be replaced. YOUNGSTOWN -- It will be another few days before

U.S. testing radio ID at border crossings to weed out criminals

Official says wait will be lowered, and more details on crossers will be gained. NOGALES, Ariz.

Surplus food

Surplus food People's Chapel Church of God, 2145 Hillman St., Youngstown, 11 a.m. Thursday,


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

NBA 'Z' wants to stay with the Cavaliers

What new owner Dan Gilbert wants, however, could be entirely different. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Along

ON TOUR \ This week's golf events

PGA TOUR Bob Hope Chrysler Classic La Quinta, Calif. Schedule: Today-Sunday Courses: Arnold Palmer

Iraq raises deficit estimate to $427B

Expiring tax cuts and Social Security reform would affect the budget. DALLAS MORNING NEWS

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2005. There are 339 days left in the year. On this date

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 26, the 26th day of 2005. There are 339 days left in the year. On this date

Young drivers find road is rough to renting a car

Because of high accident rates, rental companies charge an extra fee to drivers under age 25. NEW

Orphanages flooded with children

Some have living family, but they are unable to care for them. NAGAPPATINAM, India (AP) -- A