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MOVIE REVIEW 'The Island' is visually pleasing, but shallow plot disappoints

There aren't a lot of surprises -- we know most of them going into the film. By ROBERT W. BUTLER


HOW SHE SEES IT Patriot Act wrong then and worse this time

Opinion: By RHONDA CHRISS LOKEMAN KNIGHT RIDDER In the name of "homeland security," government officials


"I always got a lump in my throat whenever I walked up those marble steps to argue a case before the

Opinion: "I always got a lump in my throat whenever I walked up those marble steps to argue a case before the


Unrepentant terrorist gets a lease on his worthless life

Opinion: In the end, Eric Rudolph turned out to be nothing more than a coward. Faced with a possible death


Mahoning 911 group collects data on consolidation process

There are no two-county 911 consolidations in Ohio. YOUNGSTOWN -- A task force created to look at


Is age undermining Supreme Court?

Opinion: By PAUL C. CAMPOS SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE One of the basic principles of our legal system


Here's a perfect class vs. crass dilemma:

Here's a perfect class vs. crass dilemma: Would you rather see the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra


Man pleads no contest in drug overdose case

A 16-year-old girl died of irreversible brain damage a day after using the drug. PITTSBURGH (AP)


NHL LOCKOUT Players union to vote on labor agreement

Despite Bob Goodenow's vow to reject a salary cap, the deal likely contains one. TORONTO (AP) --


TRUMBULL COUNTY Events help drive economy

Commissioners dealt with sewer projects in Kinsman and Brookfield. WARREN -- Three events this


MARIA ALFANO DAVID STEVENS

MARIA ALFANO DAVID STEVENS XYOUNGSTOWN -- Maria Lenore Alfano, daughter of Joseph and Eleanor


Should Liberty, Girard be in county's center?

A commissioner called the 911 director 'the obstructionist' to change. WARREN -- Bringing Liberty


Players union to vote on labor agreement

Despite Bob Goodenow's vow to reject a salary cap, the deal likely contains one. TORONTO (AP) --


Ex-accounts manager enters guilty plea

YOUNGSTOWN -- Vicky Sites, former Forum Health accounts manager, has pleaded guilty in Akron federal


BIRTHS

BIRTHS Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Melissa and Rob Chambers, 401 W. Wilson St.,


Hurricane Emily wreaks havoc before becoming tropical storm

More than 20,000 people in Texas and Tamaulipas state were evacuated. SAN FERNANDO, Mexico (AP) --


FUND RAISING Rotary turns out big sales

The company's highest sales occurred during an international convention. By KANTELE FRANKO


Watching the watchers

Opinion: Washington Post: Back in 2002, when the District of Columbia police first set up video surveillance


Victims blame bishop for lack of resolution

The three women say that no apology or disclosure was given as promised. CLEVELAND (AP) -- A day


They're great sauted, but eaten raw, they'll keep friends at bay

Your friend the gourmand is coming to dinner. You've scoured cook books for a recipe that will wow


Agency to investigate death of man in jail

The Mahoning County Coroner's office also is looking at Jonathan Phipps' death. STRUTHERS -- A


AMY BETTS ALAN QUILLIN

AMY BETTS ALAN QUILLIN XBOARDMAN -- Marriage vows were exchanged June 18 in Evangel Baptist Church


MERCER COUNTY Human services council to throw kickoff dinner featuring guests

Foundation membership is $25 for individuals, $45 for agencies. SHARON, Pa. -- A nationally known


OHIO New law allows wine to pour in

In-state winemakers welcome the new competition. COLUMBUS (AP) -- About 2,500 small wineries


Three share lead at Evian Masters

EVIAN, France (AP) -- Michelle Wie and Annika Sorenstam struggled Wednesday in the opening round of


By THEODORE MORAN

Opinion: By THEODORE MORAN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS NO: Congress has correctly recognized that the offer by


LAWRENCE COUNTY Commissioners to repair, reopen Nashua Bridge

A hearing will take place in August on changes in subdivision rules. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Lawrence


Rethinking evening news occupies CBS

Storytelling is the key for network executives' plans. LOS ANGELES TIMES NEW YORK -- Faced with


Workshop for minority doctoral candidates

YOUNGSTOWN -- A workshop designed to provide information for minorities on requirements and


Several look to fill auditor position

Two former county commissioners are interested in the auditor's job. By DAVID SKOLNICK


A summary of recent criminal activity in Boardman Township:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Boardman Township: July 13 Felonious assault: Several


NABF tourney begins today

STRUTHERS -- A day after one tournament ended, two more begin at Cene Park. The Connie Mack


Drug ring convict is let out early for rehab

The Struthers man went to prison in December. YOUNGSTOWN -- A common pleas judge granted a request


GULF COAST Hurricane Emily wreaks havoc before becoming tropical storm

More than 20,000 people in Texas and Tamaulipas state were evacuated. SAN FERNANDO, Mexico (AP) --


Want to face yourself? Stay away from 'Rejects'

Strings of cuss words do not a statement make. By ROGER MOORE KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS "The


GAME TIME

GAME TIME Tonight Who: Scrappers at Hudson Valley When: 7:11 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM 1390


Suspect was out on bond for another charge

The common pleas judge said he will revoke the bond set in May. YOUNGSTOWN -- The conduct that led


Funding gap for arena continues to increase

Officials say the numbers keep changing because the project is still under way. By DAVID SKOLNICK


Weekend packs a trunk-load of car fun

A free concert will take place on Sunday. WARREN -- National Packard Museum will host its 16th


& lt;B & gt;BILOWUS, & lt;/B & gt;Anastasia, 81, of Struthers;

& lt;B & gt;BILOWUS, & lt;/B & gt;Anastasia, 81, of Struthers; calling hours today


MOVIE REVIEW 'March of the Penguins' is example of cinematic art

This isn't the first documentary about penguins. By BETSY PICKLE SCRIPPS HOWARD It's hard to


Gender differences are lessening

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS Professor Higgins was way ahead of his time in "My Fair Lady" when he


OSU FOOTBALL Buckeyes' Smith in trouble again

Ohio State is investigating whether he broke another NCAA rule. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Ohio State is


Rondinelli loses to Ohio Thunder in title game, 8-4

Rondinelli and Astro Falcons still advance to the regional tournament. STRUTHERS -- Every member


MELISSA SCOTT RANDALL BRIAN

MELISSA SCOTT RANDALL BRIAN XYOUNGSTOWN -- Melissa Scott and Randall Brian were married at 2 p.m.


Sentence vacated for ministry embezzler

Moncrief pleaded guilty in May. YOUNGSTOWN -- Ann Moncrief, who stole thousands from a church-


Cycling's future uncertain

REVEL, France -- Lance Armstrong is counting down the days now, and the rest of international


GETTING IT RIGHT

GETTING IT RIGHT Bids for the Petersburg water project will not be sought in the fall, as


STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Auburn (Blue Jays)1513.536-- Scrappers (Indians)1514.517 1/2


Man sued over unemployment pay

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has filed a suit against a Youngstown


HOW HE SEES IT U.S. lacks credibility to reform Mideast

Opinion: By DANIEL SNEIDER KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS When confronted with acts of seemingly


BRITAIN Muslim leaders demand inquiry

Understanding the four homegrown bombers is essential, said a councilman. LONDON (AP) -- Britain's


Laughs at Powers

Laughs at Powers YOUNGSTOWN -- The Friends of the Bob & amp; Tom Show Comedy Tour, starring


Posh shops emerge as stylish industry trend

One of many upscale studios includes a minibar and Xboxes at each station. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Chuck


AROUND THE HORN Wednesday's other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 9, Devil Rays 4 BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox gave David Wells great run


3-year-old girl hit by car at party dies

3-year-old girl hit by car at party dies WARREN -- A 3-year-old girl who was hit by a car July 13


Lance's good day at Tour de France

Lance's good day at Tour de France kA LEISURELY ride through rolling French hills, a bit of


NETWORK NEWS Surviving seismic shifts

By MATEA GOLD LOS ANGELES TIMES NEW YORK -- When ABC's Peter Jennings was forced to leave the


Today is Thursday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2005. There are 163 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Thursday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2005. There are 163 days left in the year. On this date


AGGRAVATED MURDER TRIAL Lawyers set to give closing arguments

YOUNGSTOWN -- Closing arguments are scheduled today in the trial of Ceyanie D. Dubose, 28, accused


CHILDREN SERVICES Panel wants 2 levies on ballot

Replacement levies would mean increased revenue. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF


BRIDGE

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LIQUOR LICENSES

LIQUOR LICENSES The Ohio Department of Liquor Control is processing this liquor application:


LOCAL

LOCAL Farmers National reports lower quarter income CANFIELD -- Farmers National Banc Corp.


CITY GOVERNMENT Council OKs outside agency for income tax collection

City council sent a message of displeasure to the CIC. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


LITIGATION Nursing home lobby sues state over budget

The changes were requested without public input, a federal violation. COLUMBUS (AP) -- The state's


Big inning, more winning: Scrappers triumph in 10th

Mahoning Valley moved back over the .500 mark. FISHKILL, N.Y. -- The Mahoning Valley Scrappers


By CAROLYN CHEEKS KILPATRICK

Opinion: By CAROLYN CHEEKS KILPATRICK NEW YORK DAILY NEWS YES: China's third-largest oil producer has


SCHOOLS Canfield board debates fate of coach

The executive session had not ended at press time. By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


CARRIE JOHNSON DAN GAINOR

CARRIE JOHNSON DAN GAINOR XYOSEMITE, Calif. -- Carrie Johnson and Dan Gainor were married June 8


HOLIDAY INN-BOARDMAN Improvements planned

BOARDMAN -- A Florida-based management services company, Janus Hotels and Resorts Inc., has acquired


OUT-OF-TOWN BIRTHS

XThe Rev. Jamie and Jennifer Arden of Princeton, Ind., are announcing the birth of their first


The Sources

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


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage applications Richard Plant II, 24, of 27 Pineview Drive, Austintown,


GRAEDONS | People's Herbal Pharmacy Can pomegranate juice prevent cancer?

Q. I have prostate cancer. I heard on the local news that pomegranate juice might lower PSA. Is


COURT NOMINEE John Roberts spends day visiting reps

A breakfast with President Bush kicked off the day. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court nominee John


Both vulnerable. South deals.

Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH x -10 8 4 u -8 7 5 v -K Q J 5 4 w -A Q WEST EAST x


Attorney gets stayed suspension

The attorney now works for the city of Youngstown. By MICHELE C. HLADIK VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


LAURA MINGO JOHN MOGULICH

LAURA MINGO JOHN MOGULICH XNASSAU, Bahamas -- The beach at Sandals Resort was the setting at 9


COMMUNITY Union Twp. plans crackdown on leash laws

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Union Township residents may face legal action if they don't keep their dogs on a


Tree-killing beetle ID'd in another Ohio county

The beetle has been found in seven Ohio counties. DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) -- Evidence of the tree-


Germany welcomes Timken industrialist

The former manager of Timken Co. awaits Senate confirmation. BERLIN (AP) -- The German government


Police detain suspect in Bush grenade throwing

Police detain suspect in Bush grenade throwing TBILISI, Georgia -- Georgian police detained a man


Pirates try not to get too excited about Duke

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- He was pitching at Class A Lynchburg at this time a year ago, so the Pittsburgh


Weathersfield teachers, board go to mediation

The union began talks with the school board in March. MINERAL RIDGE -- Weathersfield Local Schools


HELOISE Mapping out your grocery experience

Dear Heloise: The key to my quick, easy and successful grocery shopping is the manner in which I


ANN AMICUCCI PAUL LITMAN

ANN AMICUCCI PAUL LITMAN XYOUNGSTOWN -- Ann Nicole Amicucci of Warren and Paul Litman of


CAL THOMAS Blair must not give Muslims a pass

Opinion: DOLGELLAU, Wales -- Thank goodness for those history channels that bring back the generals and


Mary Magdalene service celebrates a ministry of women in the church

BOARDMAN -- St. James' Episcopal Church, 7640 Glenwood Ave., will be the site Friday for a


LATE BURST

Late burst The Mahoning Valley Scrappers scored six runs in the 10th inning and pulled out a 10-4


Shaffer to host benefits

Shaffer to host benefits NEW YORK -- Paul Shaffer, musical director for "The Late Show With David


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CONNIE MACK BASEBALL Rondinelli loses to Ohio Thunder in title game, 8-4

Rondinelli and Astro Falcons still advance to the regional tournament. STRUTHERS -- Every member


Rob Zombie finds focus in directing

Though known first for his music, his priorities are moving more to movies. SPECIAL TO THE