Scrappers roll


Scrappers roll
kTHE MAHONING VALLEY Scrappers shut out the Lowell Spinners 8-0 Monday afternoon, and they did it despite making five errors.
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ENTERTAINMENT
Blondie turns 75
kIT'S HARD to believe it's been almost 75 years since ditzy flapper Blondie Boopadoop fell for bumbling Dagwood Bumstead in a love match made in the funny papers.
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Potter sales blitz
k"HARRY POTTER and the Half-Blood Prince," the sixth of J.K. Rowling's fantasy series, sold about 9 million copies in Britain and the United States in its first 24 hours.
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LOCAL
South Side slaying
kA GROUP of unidentified assailants shot into a crowd outside a South Side social club early Monday, killing an 18-year-old man and injuring a woman. The homicide victim is Youngstown's 17th of 2005.
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$1M bond set inpolice-chase case
jBOND IS $1 MILLION for Kimberly A. Kalasky, who is accused of commandeering a cruiser and leading police on a high-speed chase.
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STATE
Goodbye, Columbus
kTHE NATIONAL RIFLE Association said Monday it is pulling its 2007 national convention out of Columbus because of the city's ban on assault weapons.
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BUSINESS
China: next Detroit?
kAUTO MANUFACTURERS in China are gearing up for expansion overseas, having seen sales of their compact cars soar in China at a time of slowing growth for bigger automakers.
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