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Pupil designs an ecological billboard

Pupils showcased their art skills while creating an environmental message. By KANTELE FRANKO

Man faces charges after wandering into Canfield home

The suspect referred to police officers as 'Mom' and 'Dad.' By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF

China car exports may begin small, but can't be ignored

Opinion: Some of China's automakers are setting their sights on the U.S. market, which is not a cause for

U.S. Navy ensigns planning 2006 wedding events

XCORTLAND -- David and Linda Watters, 201 Fox Run Drive, are announcing the engagement of their

Studies find 9 intersections near gridlock

A public meeting will be Aug. 16 at Center Middle School. By AMBER HYLAND VINDICATOR STAFF

Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Cardinal Joint Fire District Board of Trustees, 5 p.m., Station I, 104 Lisbon St.,

TRUMBULL COUNTY Weather takes toll on fair attendance

Deputies helped reduce the number of people who skipped paying. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR

A monster of a show set in Canfield

The Motorsports Spectacular will include two transforming robots. By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR

AROUND THE HORN | Tuesday's other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 5, Devil Rays 2 BOSTON -- Curt Schilling earned his first save since

Austintown police taser man after machete standoff

Officers fired a taser at the man twice to control him. By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

Plan raises residents' concerns

National Heritage Academies plans to open a charter school in September 2006. By AMBER HYLAND

An elegant, but easy, lamb dish

You don't need a lot of time to make a delicious dinner. By MARK GRAHAM CHICAGO TRIBUNE For

Tips of the trade for using a slow cooker

Dear Readers: We recently printed a letter from a reader who had some concerns about leaving a slow

TRUMBULL COUNTY 911 centers should join, analysis says

The county 911 operation is fairly effective and watches its money, the report says. WARREN -- A


GAME TIME Tonight Who: Scrappers at Hudson Valley When: 7 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM 1390

2010 Council will decide on Land Use Plan

YOUNGSTOWN -- City council is expected to approve the Youngstown 2010 Land Use Plan today. The

A Staffing and Operations Analysis by RCC Consultants Inc., an international telecommunications

A Staffing and Operations Analysis by RCC Consultants Inc., an international telecommunications

DAN K. THOMASSON Military draft is the wrong answer

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- The Bush administration's commitment to stay the course in Iraq no matter how long it

Lack of info tables layoff measure

The board will probably take up the issue again on Aug. 16. STRUTHERS -- The school board tabled

HOW HE SEES IT Hamas' gains in Gaza reflect PA's weakness

Opinion: By CLAYTON E. SWISHER KNIGHT-RIDDER/TRIBUNE The green flag of Hamas flies everywhere in Gaza --

WARREN HILLS Business takes aim at local landfill

The company would aim to close the landfill within five years, he said. WARREN -- A Warren native


GETTING IT RIGHT XThe Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Monday's story about the Croatian picnic is

HBO 'Comeback' isn't what viewers exactly expected

HBO didn't renew the show for a second season. By TERRY MORROW SCRIPPS HOWARD Michael Patrick

Commissioners say renting scan system is the only option

MERCER, Pa. -- Mercer County commissioners decided Tuesday to again use a rented optical scan system

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Astro loses battle of unbeatens

STRUTHERS -- Rondinelli Tuxedo and Koch Construction/Line Drive Select will finish out the AABC


LOCAL Holiday Inn's new owners BOARDMAN -- DeBartolo Holdings LLC sold the 158-room Holiday Inn

LITIGATION Debt termination through Fla. company prompts suit

It is alleged that several Youngstown school teachers lost money in the venture. By SEAN BARRON

COURT Government requests longer term for Budd

The defendant committed 'elaborate acts of perjury,' the government says. By PATRICIA MEADE

TENNIS ROUNDUP \ Tuesday's matches

Cincinnati Women's Open: MASON -- Top-seeded Patty Schnyder and second-seeded Vera Zvonareva won in

HOW HE SEES IT U.S. should embrace real change at U.N.

Opinion: By KARL F. INDERFURTH LOS ANGELES TIMES As U.S. ambassador to the United Nations for special

BRAC Valley base remains off closing list

The commission must submit its recommendations to the president by Sept. 8. By DAVID SKOLNICK

SCHOOLS Austintown posts transportation plan revisions on Web site

Creatore's motions were unable to gain support with other board members. By KATIE LIBECCO

COMMUNITY McKelvey will push to ban sex offenders


Panel favors sale of downtown buildings

The full committee will vote next week. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN

Williams cleared

Williams cleared Ricky Williams was cleared by the NFL to rejoin the Miami Dolphins on Sunday for

HOW HE SEES IT Immigration bills span both sides of debate

Opinion: By RONALD BROWNSTEIN LOS ANGELES TIMES The simmering debate about illegal immigration arguably

Thurik-Shina wedding plans are announced

XPlans for their upcoming marriage are announced by Kristine Thurik, 4464 Woodridge Drive,

CONVOCATION CENTER Control board looks to end bidding process

The board also will consider 19 change orders for the arena. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR

COURT Sexual offender gets five years' probation

The defendant wanted to withdraw his guilty plea and go to trial. YOUNGSTOWN -- A plea for

LEMONADE The classic summer quencher

By JOE BONWICH KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS ST. LOUIS -- Endless sunshine. Thermometer above 90.

HOW HE SEES IT Westy: Fine man, failed commander

Opinion: By ARTHUR I. CYR SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE Army Gen. William Westmoreland died this week,

Darkadakis-Moss wedding planned in mid-August

XAUSTINTOWN -- Marlene and Ned Shippoli of Austintown are announcing the engagement and upcoming

GRILLING Vegetables are great on the grate

When you grill veggies, you bring out the flavor. By CAROLE KOTKIN KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS

ELECTIONS sJudge OKs request for info

This commission looks into alleged violation of campaign finance laws. WARREN -- Trumbull County

County court sets trial date for Aczel case

YOUNGSTOWN -- A trial is set for Aug. 24 in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court for Christopher

Meridian housing gives homeless moms a chance to rebuild

The organization provides drug and alcohol recovery services to Youngstown residents. By JOSH ECHT

Using raspberries

Regardless of color, this is one fruit whose flavor stays the same. By BILL DALEY CHICAGO

Suspect to face hearing in vehicular assault

Suspect to face hearing in vehicular assault CAMPBELL -- An 18-year-old Campbell man is scheduled

Fitting right face to role

When beloved characters are cast, the reaction from fans can be tremendous. By CHRIS KALTENBACH

TRUMBULL COURTS County to review funds for computers

Commissioners want to meet with the administrative judge. WARREN -- Trumbull County commissioners

Kids get kick out of summer

Kids get kick out of summer

Energy sham redux

Opinion: Los Angeles Times: As President Bush pushes for a comprehensive energy policy before the August

Wal-Mart files plan for Supercenter

There will be several layers of review on Wal-Mart's plans. WARREN -- Wal-Mart's interest is now


ROUTE 224 STUDY Goals and objectives Meetings with local government officials, business owners

INVESTMENT FRAUD What to look for

Many consumers are taken advantage of by companies that make big promises but fail to deliver. Some


TODAY XFraternal Order of Eagles 3298, 1655 Raccoon Road, Austintown, will serve dinners from 4 to

Achieving beauty from the inside out

The way we eat can affect the way we look in ways large and small. FAMILY FEATURES EDITORIAL

Fancy footwear brightens male

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS The Boston Red Sox won the World Series, but that is old news. Consider

LAWRENCE COUNTY State gives grants to technology park

Funds will be used to get the site ready. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT NEW

Opening statements made in case against man in fatal shooting

The defense says the state won't be able to prove its case. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County

A double downer: Astacio, Rodriguez lift Astros past Bucs

Pittsburgh has been outscored 56-16 in losing seven of eight games. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Houston

BOXING Most important fight awaits Youngstown's Pavlik

YOUNGSTOWN -- For many reasons middleweight Kelly Pavlik feels his most important fight as a

Hudson Valley stops Scrappers 7-2

The Renegades scored five runs in the third inning to take control. FISHKILL, N.Y. -- A five-run


BIRTHS Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Heather and Samuel D. Braxton, 4121 Howard St.,

Columbus couple to wed this fall in Lowellville

XThe engagement and coming marriage of Heather Clark, 5138 N. High St., Columbus, and John Judin


COURTS MAHONING COUNTY Marriage applications Kevin P. Skea, 50, of 3656 Kiowa Drive,

MUSIC Anka's swinging rock not as silly as it seems

Paul Anka's remixing rock hits to swing music is a welcome surprise. By MATT SCHUDEL WASHINGTON

Local sports digest

LOCAL Little League roundup *BOARDMAN -- The Boardman 13-14 Little League baseball team pounded