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AL ROUNDUP Texas powers way past Mariners on Matthews' homer

His two-out blast in the ninth inning beat Seattle, 6-5. ASSOCIATED PRESS SEATTLE -- Gary


Community session

Community session WARREN-- Imperial Skilled Care Center is offering a free community presentation


New at Camp Fitch

New at Camp Fitch k TARALYN GILKINSON, 13, above, of Boardman lets go of the rope swing at Camp


Today is Monday, July 4, the 185th day of 2005. There are 180 days left in the year. This is

Today is Monday, July 4, the 185th day of 2005. There are 180 days left in the year. This is


Peaceful march presents urgent anti-poverty plea

Participants hope to persuade Group of Eight leaders to help Africa's poor. EDINBURGH, Scotland


Pro-American foreigners aren't plentiful

Opinion: By ANNE APPLEBAUM WASHINGTON POST So familiar are the numbers, and so often have we heard them


CLASS A BASEBALL Scrappers win again, hit road for six-day N.Y. trip

Jordan Brown's ninth-inning home-run ended Saturday's game against Auburn. NILES -- Jordan Brown


Floridians asked to give back aid money

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency has asked thousands of Floridians


WINNING NUMBERS | June 25-July 1

OHIO Friday 7/1 Night drawings: Pick 3, 5-2-9 Pick 4, 4-3-4-3 Rolling Cash 5, 20-24-25-30-36


WIMBLEDON Tense Federer coolly dismisses Roddick

He's just the third man to win three consecutive championships. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Roger


CATHOLIC CHURCH Vatican, Vietnam work to better relations

A government delegation from the Asian country visited Rome for the week. VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The


5 quick runs power Indians to a 9-4 romp over Orioles

Ben Broussard's three-run homer in the first inning was the key stroke. BALTIMORE (AP) -- The


THOMAS SOWELL Reagan erred in naming O'Connor to high court

Opinion: My reaction to Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's retirement was almost as positive as my reaction in


SATELLITE DEVICES State contemplates tracking agents' cars

The devices are already in place in patrol cars. COLUMBUS (AP) -- The state could put satellite-


CHAMPIONS TOUR Streck coasts easily to three-shot victory

He's the first player to win on the PGA, Champions, and Nationwide tours. EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP)


The Vindicator/J. Cecil

The Vindicator/J. Cecil WALKING IN: Michael Notar, former principal of Stadium Drive Elementary


Proudly unfurled

The flag is one of the most mysterious and revered icons of our country. By MICHAEL ALISON


DENMARK

DENMARK Politiken, Copenhagen, June 28: Iraqis hardly have reason for great celebrations even


Flag myths wave wildly

WASHINGTON POST There are many myths about the origin of the U.S. flag and the traditions


NASCAR Stewart dominates at Pepsi 400

He led all but nine of the 160 laps at the Daytona International Speedway. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.


NATIONAL LEAGUE Myers leads Phillies past Braves, 6-3

Philadelphia won for only the third time in 13 games. ASSOCIATED PRESS PHILADELPHIA -- The


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL All-Star Game Selections AMERICAN LEAGUE Starters Catcher -- Jason


hBus rolls over in Maine

hBus rolls over in Maine TOPSHAM, Maine -- A school bus taking kids from a summer camp to an


Astro Falcons sweep Koch/Line Drive in Little b playoff series

STRUTHERS -- The Astro Falcons spotted Joe Koch Construction/Line Drive a 2-0 lead then scored nine


HELOISE Keep the family-tree memories alive

Dear Heloise: Can't ID old photos? Here are a couple of things to think about: Ask relatives


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& lt;B & gt;ARNOLD, & lt;/B & gt; George William, 85, of Boardman; Cunningham-Becker


Sky diving midair impact kills 1, injures 2

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) -- Three sky divers from Ohio collided in midair Saturday, and one was killed,


INVESTIGATION Missing woman's fiance now a suspect in 5-year-old case

MERCER, Pa. (AP) -- The fiance of a woman who vanished five years ago and is presumed dead has been


OLYMPICS 2012 Paris, London are favorites; New York trails

The secret ballot vote will be taken on Wednesday. SINGAPORE (AP) -- British Prime Minister Tony


SUPREME COURT 'Junior Justice' Stephen Breyer in majority in the 10 most notable cases of the year

Justice Breyer will soon relinquish his position as the newest member of the court. WASHINGTON


County judges want records off Web site

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Beaver County judges want their property records removed from the county's Web


PRIVACY County judges want records off Web site

BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Beaver County judges want their property records removed from the county's Web


BRIDGE

Weekly quiz answers: Q. As South, vulnerable, you hold: x-A K 9 5 3 u-A 10 4 v-K 9 w-K 9 7 The


Argument over television sparks fight that injures 6 inmates, 2 guards

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A brawl at the Allegheny County jail sparked by an argument over a television


Egypt's envoy to country is seized

Insurgents have killed more than 1,400 people since late April. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen


Warplanes bomb Taliban hideout

A U.S. official said there's no evidence any American soldiers are captives. KABUL, Afghanistan


AREA DIAMONDS \ Youth baseball

TRI-T COLT (15-17) Lakeview IC 10, Boardman Fifth Third Bank 0 -- Winning pitcher David Somerville


Senate is beginning to pay attention to climate change

San Jose Mercury News: Although the John McCain-Joe Lieberman bill to get serious about climate


Speak no evil of president

Opinion: Speak no evil of president EDITOR: The June 29 letter, "Time for impeachment," is the tirade of


TOUR DE FRANCE Armstrong remains in second

He stayed out of trouble Sunday and finished 63rd in the second stage. LES ESSARTS, France (AP) --


Reagan erred in naming O'Connor to high court

Opinion: My reaction to Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's retirement was almost as positive as my reaction in


Japanese filly wins American Oaks race

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) -- Japanese filly Cesario pulled away at the top of the stretch and went on


A day to remember heroes

Opinion: We celebrate this day as Independence Day, taking for granted the fact that the United States of


GAME TIME Tonight

Who: Scrappers (6-6) vs. Muckdogs (5-7) When: 7 p.m. Where: Batavia, N.Y. Radio: WNIO-AM 1390


COCKFIGHTING Dozens arrested for animal cruelty

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) -- Authorities arrested more than 60 people on cockfighting and animal cruelty


Study: Valley schools cut 400 positions since '03

Some area school districts save money by not replacing teachers who retire. Since 2003, nearly


"We're hooked on oil from the Middle East, which is a national security problem and an economic security problem."

Opinion: "We're hooked on oil from the Middle East, which is a national security problem and an economic


INDY RACING LEAGUE Kanaan pulls out late win

Pole sitter Danica Patrick finished a disappointing ninth. KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Danica


COMPUTER THEFT INJURY

Computer theft injury YOUNGSTOWN -- A West Side man was injured Friday evening when he was dragged


OHIO

OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 1-8-7 Pick 4, 5-4-3-3 Rolling Cash 5: 2-4-14-30-36 Super Lotto


Bombing conspirator reveals more details

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Bombing conspirator Terry Nichols has been meeting with the FBI and has


Tour de France

TOUR DE FRANCE Second stage glance Stage: A 112.5-mile trek from Challans to Les Essarts


Many questions surround case of missing kids

Eight-year-old Shasta Groene was found just a few miles from her home. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP)


Car theft rates going downhill for 2nd year in a row in Ohio

Cleveland has the most auto thefts of any city in Ohio. CINCINNATI (AP) -- Auto thefts decreased


BASE CLOSINGS Officials send letter to defense secretary

Officials are asking the secretary about the options considered. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Officials


AROUND THE HORN

AROUND THE HORN Sunday's other games AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees 1, Tigers 0 DETROIT -- Chien-


Transportation department posts summer road projects

The Marshall Street Bridge is closed until October. The Ohio Department of Transportation has


Quaids mark anniversary by buying country estate

Quaids mark anniversary by buying country estate LOS ANGELES -- Actor Dennis Quaid and his wife,


TOWNSHIP PARK Under sunny skies and with family fetes, Boardman marks its 200th year

The balmy weather made for a good day for celebrations, organized and otherwise. BOARDMAN -- On a


FUND-RAISERS

FUND-RAISERS XAustintown Fitch Football Parents Association, in conjunction with Greenwood


WINNING NUMBERS | July 2-8

OHIO Friday 7/8 Night drawings: Pick 3, Pick 4, Rolling Cash 5, Mega Millions, Mega Ball,


Venus rebounds to reclaim her grand acclaim

Her triumph over Lindsay Davenport was her first major win in two years. WIMBLEDON, England (AP)


Turkey, Greece OK'd gas pipeline project

IPSALA BORDER CROSSING, Turkey (AP) -- The Turkish and Greek prime ministers met Sunday on a bridge


STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Jamestown (Marlins)84.667-- Scrappers (Indians)66.5002 Auburn


Pilot of small plane is latest airspace violator

Hundreds of pilots have violated Washington's airspace restrictions post Sept. 11. FREDERICK, Md.


FLYING RESTRICTIONS Pilot of small plane is latest airspace violator

Hundreds of pilots have violated Washington's airspace restrictions post Sept. 11. FREDERICK, Md.


LPGA MATCH PLAY Baena defeats Lee in final 1-up

As the 60th seed, she posted her first LPGA Tour victory. GLADSTONE, N.J. (AP) -- Marisa Baena


Individuals can change the destiny of a nation

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- When George Washington, in a spiffy uniform of buff and blue and sitting his horse


In Salem, dogs -- and a duck -- have their day on Broadway

The animal parade featured a duckling that had learned to play dead. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR


Missing woman's fiance now a suspect in 5-year-old case

MERCER, Pa. (AP) -- The fiance of a woman who vanished five years ago and is presumed dead has been


CARS Club will showcase autos at flea market

The event also includes a toy car and truck show. BOARDMAN -- The Mahoning Valley Olde Car Club


Woman celebrates Mass, ignoring threats

LYON, France (AP) -- A French woman defied a threat of excommunication by the Roman Catholic Church


Annie's Mailbox How the Liberty Bell got its crack

Dear Readers: Happy Fourth of July! Here's a little information on the Liberty Bell that we gleaned


YANKEE DOODLE DANDY The Boss turns 75 today

George Steinbrenner has been in control of the team for 32 1/2 years. NEW YORK (AP) -- On the


Paris, London are favorites; New York trails

The secret ballot vote will be taken on Wednesday. SINGAPORE (AP) -- British Prime Minister Tony


The Boss turns 75 today

George Steinbrenner has been in control of the team for 32 1/2 years. NEW YORK (AP) -- On the


MERCER RACEWAY

MERCER RACEWAY SATURDAY RESULTS Campbell-Peterson Trail & amp; Turf Bill Emig Memorial


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MAHONING COUNTY Judges to stop sending court event notices

A new Web site has been established to provide scheduling information. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning


PIRATES Weeks' late home run helps key Milwaukee

It was his second big hit in as many nights for the Brewers. MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Rickie Weeks


Kanaan pulls out late win

Pole sitter Danica Patrick finished a disappointing ninth. KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) -- Danica


Stars' rosters receive facelift

Eleven players were elected to be first-time starters on July 12 in Detroit. NEW YORK (AP) --


COLORFUL BIKES: Eight-year-olds Jesse Slocum, left, and Kaulin Madison show off their decorated

COLORFUL BIKES: Eight-year-olds Jesse Slocum, left, and Kaulin Madison show off their decorated


Mahoning County

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Adam Remick, 22, of 8399 Glenwood Ave., Boardman, and Erica L.


By Josh Echt

By JOSH ECHT VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER NORTH SPRINGFIELD, Pa. -- Camp Fitch's 13,000-square-foot