Sweet win for Venus
k VENUS WILLIAMS earned the sweetest victory yet in her career revival, beating 2004 champion Maria Sharapova 7-6 (2), 6-1 Thursday in the rain-delayed Wimbledon semifinals.
New playgroundfor toddlers to open
kTHE FIRST PHASE of a new toddlers' playground in Canfield is ready to open.
WAR IN IRAQ
High toll in June
kJUNE was one of the deadliest months of combat for U.S. troops since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq 28 months ago. At least 68 U.S. soldiers, Marines and sailors were killed by hostile fire in Iraq.
Fantastic facts of the Fantastic Four
k"FANTASTIC FOUR," the movie that premieres July 8, is based on characters from the long-running comic book of the same name. Don't miss our handy primer on those characters in their comic book incarnations.
Bush speech stopsshort on key issue
kIN HIS ADDRESS to the nation this week, President Bush fell short in helping Americans get a clear picture of how long it will take to accomplish the nation's goals in Iraq, The Vindicator argues in an editorial.