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ASTRONOMY Planetarium to receive awe-inspiring upgrade

The facility is scheduled to open again in October for public shows. YOUNGSTOWN -- Full-dome

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hFlowing inland in Southern U.S. kFLOODWATERS from Tropical Storm Cindy cover the lot of a gas


THE BOTTOM LINE Town One Streetscapes is seeking financial support to continue showing the outdoor

An army under siege

Opinion: Dallas Morning News: The Iraq and Afghanistan wars are putting a terrible strain on the U.S. armed

Jubilee Gardens receives $1,500 in grants

YOUNGSTOWN -- Jubilee Gardens received a $1,000 grant from The Frances Schermer Charitable Trust and

MOVIE REVIEW Film drowns in its own murk

A movie like this requires emotional investment. By ROGER MOORE KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS More

HOW HE SEES IT Bush should let the Senate advise him

Opinion: By EDWARD M. KENNEDY WASHINGTON POST Sandra Day O'Connor's retirement gives President Bush,


It's triplets for Warren's surviving drive-in theater. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

hCommunity remembers 3 who died in Colo. crash

hCommunity remembers 3 who died in Colo. crash DURANGO, Colo. -- Rob Hyslop holds the flight


STEPHANIE PALOVICH MICHAEL FRITZ XSTRUTHERS -- Holy Trinity Church was the setting May 28 for the


Who: Scrappers at Jamestown When: 7:05 p.m. Where: Jamestown, N.Y. Radio: WNIO-AM 1390

KSU faculty members express discontent with latest proposal

Increased health-care costs prompted faculty to reject an agreement. KENT -- Full-time, tenure-

MAHONING VALLEY Leadership group to hold election

YOUNGSTOWN -- Leadership Mahoning Valley will hold its annual meeting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the


MAHONING COUNTY Real estate transfers Roger Snyder et al to Robert Partlow, Sebring, $90,500.


JAMI BLACKANN JEFFREY KIDD XSTRUTHERS -- The exchange of nuptial vows took place during 2 p.m.

HOW SHE SEES IT Universal healthcare may change in Canada

Opinion: By RONDI ADAMSON CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR TORONTO -- In an episode of the Simpsons, where the

HOW HE SEES IT Now you have the great malls of China

Opinion: By WILLIAM S. KOWINSKI LOS ANGELES TIMES The news that China is now more popular around the

George Nevendorf, fianc & eacute;e to marry in late summer

XPOLAND -- Dr. Amelia G. Tunanidas, 12 Windmere Place, is announcing the engagement and coming

Trustees set ban, limits on parking

They want to have access that's at least 10 feet wide on every street. By DENISE DICK

Ruling: Man won't be resentenced in murders

One shooting happened at a Newton Township home in June 2000. WARREN -- The Ohio Supreme Court


BIRTHS Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Stephanie and Richard Watson, 2830 Trenton Ave.,


TARA HACKETT MICHAEL HANUSCAK XYOUNGSTOWN -- St. Columba Cathedral was the setting at 2 p.m. May


EMILY WILSON MICHAEL CANTERINO XGIRARD -- Michael Canterino and his bride, the former Emily

Performances canceled

Performances canceled YOUNGSTOWN -- All performances of "The Last Five Years," scheduled to open

HELOISE Bereavement basket can be put to good use

Dear Heloise: Your recent column in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette relating to gift baskets reminded

MAHONING C0. COURT Man receives multiple sentences for robberies

The judge went against a recommendation for a shorter sentence. YOUNGSTOWN -- Calling him bad,

BWC PROBE Dann files 2nd suit over coin scandal Senator wants reports to be open to public

The senator says the information should be used to guide policy changes. By MICHELE C. HLADIK

CAL THOMAS Misgivings about O'Connor justified

Opinion: When Ronald Reagan nominated Arizona's Sandra Day O'Connor to the Supreme Court in 1981,

Man pleads innocent to charges

The shooting took place in May; the fatal accident in June. YOUNGSTOWN -- An Aug. 17 trial date

TOWN HALL MEETING Residents must join forces to fight creation of landfill

Ohio has 68 licensed CDD landfills, an activist said. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

EDUCATION Campbell board hires new superintendent

The new superintendent is manager for a company operating charter schools. CAMPBELL -- The new

Trumbull County officials apply for racetrack analysis

The detailed study should answer several questions about the proposal. WARREN -- Federal officials

County welfare figures swell to an all-time high

The money provides for transportation, and medical services to children. WARREN -- Trumbull County

New chick takes flight downtown

One falcon is now flying, but the other didn't survive its first attempt. YOUNGSTOWN -- The two

Kimberly Martig, fianc & eacute; to exchange vows in August

XBELOIT -- Earl and Connie Martig, 11126 state Route 534, are announcing the engagement and coming

Warren welcomes breakout songwriter to arts event

Her latest recording borrows from Carole King and Cole Porter. WARREN -- Composer Susan Werner

TOUR '80s music revisited when bands rock back into town

Cinderella is the one of the bands set to hit the stage in Canton. Rock never stops it just gets

NY-PENN LEAGUE Jammers snap M.V. win streak

The Scrappers had won five straight entering the game. JAMESTOWN, N.Y. -- The Mahoning Valley

MAHONING VALLEY Black Men's Summit to feature speakers and awards ceremony

There is an awards ceremony and family banquet. WARREN -- Black communities of Youngstown and

Pregnant woman shot

Pregnant woman shot YOUNGSTOWN -- A woman was hospitalized in critical condition after she and a

The Sources

The Sources Ticketmaster: Kaufmann's in Eastwood, Southern Park and Shenango Valley malls; and

Packard Music Hall hosts kids' theater sessions

WARREN -- Registration is open for Packard Music Hall's fourth year of summer children's theater


XRyan J. and Julianne E. (Zetts) Gnandt of Monroe are announcing the birth of their first child, a

In focus

In focus The focus of the John Deere Classic has a ponytail, dangly earrings and a monster game.

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland Village and Boardman Township:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland Village and Boardman Township: POLAND July 2

PERFORMING ARTS Representing the Valley at Italy's theater festival

Rubino believes that she will be the only American attending the program. By L. CROW VINDICATOR

Get ready to polka. And eat. And polka some more. Slovenefest XXIV runs noon to midnight at SNPJ

Get ready to polka. And eat. And polka some more. Slovenefest XXIV runs noon to midnight at SNPJ

SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH Gene mutations pacify mice, possibly humans

Research findings show decreased violence directly related to the NR2E1 gene. TORONTO GLOBE AND

Lounge returns to days of indie acts galore

Local and national acts are welcomed at Cedars Lounge. YOUNGSTOWN -- When Cedars Lounge Owner

GRAEDONS | People's Pharmacy Sugar can be effective to ease hiccups

Q. My father has been plagued with hiccups at all hours of the day or night. His physician gave him


OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 3-5-6 Pick 4, 0-9-1-0 Rolling Cash 5, 11-21-25-31-37 Super

SANDLOT BASEBALL Astro Falcons win Little b crown

Nate Wilson scored the winning run in the 8-7 win over R & amp;J Trucking. STRUTHERS -- Nate

NEW CASTLE PLAYHOUSE Theater invites crowd back to fair in musical

'State Fair' opens at the New Castle Playhouse on July 15. By L. CROW VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

HOW HE SEES IT For Iranians, it was the economy, stupid

Opinion: By REZA ASLAN LOS ANGELES TIMES Anyone struggling to understand how Mahmoud Ahmadinejad -- the

Political reality in Africa cannot be ignored by G8

Opinion: As the leaders of the world's richest nations try to reach agreement on a plan to end poverty in

Live 8 finale downloads

Live 8 finale downloads LONDON -- "Hey Jude," the finale of the London Live 8 concert led by Paul

MOVIE REVIEW Fantastic, it isn't, but fun quotient makes up for it

When a movie's supposed to sell popcorn as well as tickets, what's wrong with some fun? By ROGER

Austintown parents voice concerns about busing

A meeting to review the final plan will be held July 27 at Watson Elementary. By KANTELE FRANKO

POLICE Chief: Stop may have prevented homicide

A man accused of assault was arrested after speeding through a stop sign. By PATRICIA MEADE

MOVIE STARS No aging gracefully for actresses hitting 40

Scripts are written more for young audiences, with less roles for older women. By RUTHE STEIN

Public library pursues 1-mill levy on ballot for needed improvements

The library bought the Cortland land near the schools five years ago. WARREN -- The Warren-