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MTV2 to unveil format during Super Bowl

NEW YORK (AP) -- This year, the only thing MTV is exposing during the Super Bowl halftime is a

ACADEMY AWARDS Black actors gain Oscar esteem

This year more blacks are nominated than ever. By DAVID GERMAIN ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES

CHAMPIONS TOUR Irwin wins fifth straight Turtle Bay title

KAHUKU, Hawaii (AP) -- Hale Irwin became the first player to win a men's professional tour event


LOCAL Prep basketball LOUISVILLE -- Carly Pavlik scored 20 points as the St. Thomas Aquinas High

OLD FURNACE ROAD City asks for public input for repairs

Some residents want the road to be wider; others want traffic to be cut off. YOUNGSTOWN -- City


BOWLING PBA BIRMINGHAM OPEN Sunday At Lightning Strikes, Birmingham, Ala. Championship Round

Insurgents continue attacks

A British military plane crashed with an estimated 10 soldiers on board. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) --

MEN'S TOP 25 Notre Dame upsets No. 19 UConn, 78-74

Oklahoma State beat Colorado on the road for the first time in almost nine years. ASSOCIATED PRESS

GIRARD LAKE Jeep sinks in icy water; diver looks for driver

A passenger got out safely and was treated at a hospital. GIRARD -- A search for a Girard man will

Crew eats well while onboard

Many crewman say the food onboard is as important as their salaries. ABOARD THE WOLVERINE (AP) --


MEN'S BASKETBALL TOP 25 FARED SUNDAY 1. Illinois (21-0) did not play. Next: at No. 15 Michigan


SUNDAY'S SUMMARIES CAVALIERS 104, BUCKS 87 MILWAUKEE (87) -- Mason 7-16 3-4 17, Smith 4-11 1-4

Officers named for family, children panel

YOUNGSTOWN -- Matthew Stefanak, Mahoning County District Board of Health commissioner, will chair


NATION Jackson trial begins k MICHAEL JACSKON issued a court-approved video statement Sunday on

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Opinion: NEW ZEALAND The New Zealand Herald, Auckland, Jan. 24: The White House has been quietly lowering

INDALEX Company, union fail to reach agreement as contract expires

More talks are scheduled, the company said. GIRARD -- Negotiators for Indalex Aluminum Solutions

"The ballot before had Saddam Hussein -- yes or no -- and if you put no, the bodyguard took you to

Opinion: "The ballot before had Saddam Hussein -- yes or no -- and if you put no, the bodyguard took you to

Piazza weds ex-Playmate

Piazza weds ex-Playmate MIAMI -- Mets catcher Mike Piazza married former Playboy Playmate and

Actor brings back show's raw edge

The actor who plays him thinks the character isn't too far wrong. By FRAZIER MOORE ASSOCIATED


SATURDAY'S GAMES Orlando 103, Washington 97 Detroit 91, New York 61 Memphis 84, Atlanta 83

Big game jitters hit Florida's River City

Jacksonville's first Super Bowl is a major transition for the city. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) --

DAN LE BATARD 'Genius' owes lots to players

MIAMI -- The genius looks homeless. Bundled in his gray sweatsuit, hood over his head, frosted

Students get snow days even when there's not much snow

Opinion: Students get snow days even when there's not much snow EDITOR: I admit when I was younger, I

Safin survives fans, doubts to top Hewitt

Marat Safin's second Slam title disappoints the faithful hoping for an Aussie winner. MELBOURNE,

WINTER X GAMES Deegan returns from bad injury

A year ago, the Moto X rider broke both wrists and a leg in a horrific accident. ASPEN, Colo. (AP)


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WARREN POLICE Deadline nears for turning over documents to U.S. government

The government wants to know about internal reviews. WARREN -- A Feb. 9 deadline is approaching

PGA Leonardslips past Ogilvie to take Hope

Justin Leonard shot a 67 to cap a comeback from his worst year since 1995. LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP)

DAN K. THOMASSON Loved ones of dead soldiers need help

Opinion: If there is any common ground for agreement left between the warring political parties in Congress

NBA Gooden, Ilgauskas combine for 61 points to lead LeBron-less Cavs

Coach Silas expects his star player to be back in uniform Tuesday night. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Drew


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HOW HE SEES IT FCC chief found self in strong currents

Opinion: By JAMES P. PINKERTON LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY So what to make of Michael Powell, the chairman of the

OHIO TURNPIKE Workers say their job can be tough

Employees say they deserve what they are paid because of hazardous conditions. CLEVELAND (AP) --


Agenda Trumbull County Human Services Planning Committee, 8:30 a.m., Trumbull County One Stop,

MAC/BIG TEN Akron's late surge not enough to get past Miami

Purdue slammed Michigan to end seven-game skid. ASSOCIATED PRESS OXFORD, Ohio -- Danny Horace

Today is Monday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2005. There are 334 days left in the year. On this date in

Opinion: Today is Monday, Jan. 31, the 31st day of 2005. There are 334 days left in the year. On this date in

NBA ROUNDUP Wade leads Heat past Rockets

Shaq had only 15 points and five rebounds. ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI -- With Dwyane Wade around,

OHIO State law change hailed to save building funds

The state would benefit, too, YSU President David Sweet says. COLUMBUS -- Higher education

POWER AUDITORIUM Ohio Ballet performs a tribute to Sept. 11

The company also gave a graceful rendition of 'Raymonda Variations.' YOUNGSTOWN -- The Ohio Ballet

No. 1 Duke 52, No. 25 N.C. State 49

No. 1 Duke 52, No. 25 N.C. State 49 RALEIGH, N.C. -- Monique Currie converted a go-ahead three-

OSU WOMEN Fast start powers Buckeyes to victory

Jessica Davenport scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds by halftime. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) --


AUSTRALIAN OPEN Sunday Men's Singles Championship Marat Safin (4), Russia, def. Lleyton Hewitt


OHIO Saturday night drawings: Pick 3, 6-2-3 Pick 4, 6-8-0-3 Rolling Cash 5: 4-6-10-

GENERAL EXTRUSIONS Suit alleges sexual harassment

Male co-workers made derogatory remarks about women, the suit alleges. YOUNGSTOWN -- A woman who


PGA BOB HOPE CHRYSLER CLASSIC La Quinta, Calif. J. Leonard, $846,00066-67-68-64-67--332 Tim


GIRLS BASKETBALL ST. THOMAS AQUINAS 51, LOWELLVILLE 50 Lowellville 12 15 7 16 -- 50 St. Thomas

U.S. inches closer to medal goals

The team is aiming for eight medals -- and may do even better. SANTA CATERINA VALFURVA, Italy (AP)

OHIO Supreme Court suspends 3 parts of its judicial code

COLUMBUS (AP) -- The Ohio Supreme Court has suspended three sections of its judicial code because of

WINNING NUMBERS | Jan. 29-Feb. 4

OHIO Friday 2/4 Night drawings: Pick 3, Pick 4, Buckeye 5, Mega Millions, Mega Ball, Day

HOW HE SEES IT China, not U.S., cited for tsunami zone help



OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 3-2-4 Pick 4, 1-3-7-2 Rolling Cash 6-23-30-34-39 Day

RECIPES What they make

TOURTIERE (FRENCH CANADIAN MEAT PIE) -- From ship steward Tony Carter of the Canadian Progress 5

GAME REVIEW 'Zelda' explores new territory

Link's latest quest stretches players' imaginations to help him rescue the princess. By BILL

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The New England Patriots are too well-versed in this Super Bowl stuff and

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The New England Patriots are too well-versed in this Super Bowl stuff and

STAGE REVIEW 'Foreigner' a play of deception

The casts' timing makes the show a delight to watch. YOUNGSTOWN -- Playwright Larry Shue penned

Bouncing babies: Parents of multiples adjust to life with their 1-year-olds

BOARDMAN -- Becky George changes an average of 18 to 20 diapers per day. She is so practiced at

A glorious day in Iraq, where democracy gets a foothold

Opinion: President Bush was justifiably proud of his success Sunday in Iraq, where despite scattered violence

Paint balls hit houses

Paint balls hit houses YOUNGSTOWN -- Two houses in the 300 block of South Schenley Avenue were hit