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Officials debate date of opening new jail

One of them wondered if construction workers are delaying the project. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK

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GEORGIE ANNE GEYER Changes in Iraq will hurt women

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- While the world's attention is on London, enormous stories for the future of the

Officials face lawsuit in abuse of deaf man

The court is asked to grant more than $20 million in damages. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR

CONVOCATION CENTER Inheriting debt angers candidates


Team officials discuss affiliation pact

The agreement between the SteelHounds and Cleveland Barons could be a long way off, though. By TOM

Girard shouldn't let opportunity pass it by

Opinion: Girard shouldn't let opportunity pass it by EDITOR: Opportunity is knocking for the voters in

INDIANS Jake Westbrook stops Athletics' 7-game streak

Grady Sizemore homered in Cleveland's 2-0 win. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Grady Sizemore homered and

COMMUNITY Parking restriction street list shortened

An earlier list included more than 100 streets proposed for parking restrictions. By DENISE DICK

East Side is site for 2nd film to come to Valley this month

The producers hope to film two more movies in the Youngstown area this year. By KATIE LIBECCO

Rescue Mission event rescheduled

YOUNGSTOWN -- Rescue Mission of Mahoning Valley announced that Motorfest 2005, a benefit event that

Ohio Republican chairman calls for investigation, public audit of O'Brien

WARREN -- The Ohio Republican Party's chairman wants a full investigation and public audit of Mayor

SOFTBALL School archrivals join forces during travel season

League pride takes a backseat during summer play. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT VIENNA -- If you take

Parents announce Winczner-Rubino wedding date

XThe engagement of Jennifer Lynn Winczner, 171 W. Martin St., East Palestine, and David Dominic


TUESDAY'S SCORES Freedom Firebird-Red (Md.) 8, CJ Rebels (N.J.) 4 Ohio Legends 2, Adirondack

REGIONAL AIRPORT Authority considering joint venture

Summit County Port Authority provides long-term financing for many projects. VIENNA -- The Western

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hWhen cows fly kA FIBERGLASS cow is lifted to its new roost on a billboard advertising a fast-food

MILITARY Veteran brings health care to local reservists

The military program will enable civilian mental health agencies to help veterans. By JOSH ECHT


Agenda THURSDAY Boardman Board of Education special meeting, 5 p.m., superintendent's office,

COURT APPEAL Ohio Supreme Court to review robbery case

Bundy had been sentenced to 18 years in prison. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning County prosecutor's

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

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman Township: POLAND July 21 Fraud: A

Couple files lawsuit against commissioners

WARREN -- A Youngstown couple has filed a lawsuit against Trumbull County commissioners and the

YSU FOOTBALL Fullback garners 1st team honors

The Penguins were picked to finish sixth in the Gateway Conference. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR

Pew survey finds drop in support for terror

Opinion: Dallas Morning News: There's some good news, for a change, from the global war on terrorism. A new

Director decision: Leave or be fired

Friction first erupted publicly during last week's 911 presentation. WARREN -- Trumbull County 911

Parents announce Koebel-Baker wedding plans

XThe engagement of Laura Jean Koebel and Brian Edward Baker, both of 4859 Columbia Road, North

Man is arraigned on pandering charges

The charges carry maximum penalties of eight years in prison. YOUNGSTOWN -- Trial has been set for

"There will be only one thing better than the launch, and that will be the landing."

Opinion: "There will be only one thing better than the launch, and that will be the landing." Mike

Policy on business dealings outlined

Businesses must get the superintendent's permission to talk to employees. By SEAN BARRON


Township trustees have reduced to 85 the number of streets proposed for parking restrictions on

Foil roasting pans can prevent freezer mess

Dear Heloise: When I put food in my upright freezer, I place the containers of food in foil roasting

Loshuk-Naples wedding date to be Sept. 10

XCAMPBELL -- Announced by Beverly Loshuk, 99 Chambers St., is the engagement of her daughter,

hEminem: It ain't over till I say it's over

hEminem: It ain't over till I say it's over NEW YORK -- Is Eminem headed for retirement -- or just

Discovery's blastoff gets U.S. back on course

Opinion: Discovery's blastoff gets U.S. back on course The near flawless liftoff of space shuttle

New levies sought for agencies

Two levies for Children Services would raise an additional $3 million. WARREN -- Two Trumbull

Workers brush up skills for emergency response


Share increases declared

YOUNGSTOWN -- United Community Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: UCFC) has declared its third quarter

Youngstown Playhouse meets, elects new board of directors

The Playhouse has reduced its debt to around $50,000. YOUNGSTOWN -- Raising money, supervising

Motorcyclist thrown across intersection

YOUNGSTOWN -- A 51-year-old man was listed in critical condition today in the Surgical Intensive

CIC clashes with council

The board postponed the sale of three buildings. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER

Warren's new leader introduced

The new superintendent has also worked in Minnesota and Indiana. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR

Groundbreaking set for nursing care facility

NEW SPRINGFIELD -- Austin Woods will have a groundbreaking for its new $7.5 million Hampton Woods

Discovery blasts back into space

The shuttle had a successful liftoff, but there won't be any celebrating until it lands. KNIGHT

HOCKEY Christian believes in Hounds

The former Pittsburgh Penguin was hired as a player-coach for the CHL team. By TOM WILLIAMS

FINANCE Businesses to get county loans

One loan will allow a company to expand plastic injection molding operations. WARREN -- Three

Valley United Way aims for a goal of $725,000

BOARDMAN -- The Youngstown/Mahoning Valley United Way announced a $725,000 fund-raising goal for its


SCRAPPERS Game postponed The Mahoning Valley Scrappers' game against the Williamsport

ANDRES OPPENHEIMER CAFTA rejection would hurt U.S.

Opinion: If President Bush fails to pass the U.S. free trade deal with five Central American countries and

Today is Wednesday, July 27, the 208th day of 2005. There are 157 days left in the year. On this

Opinion: Today is Wednesday, July 27, the 208th day of 2005. There are 157 days left in the year. On this

Apathy leaves pets in dire need of care

By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER YOUNGSTOWN -- Between hectic vacation schedules and

Youngstown board sees blueprint presentations

Kirkmere Elementary School is getting a 7,000-square-foot gym. By SEAN BARRON VINDICATOR STAFF

August nuptial set for Miss Stewart and Mr. Tigelman

XBOARDMAN -- Josalyn Stewart, 125 Shadyside Drive, a daughter of Jeff and Terrye Stewart, same

At a glance

AT A GLANCE Summer pet care tips Bring them in: Keep pets out of the sun. If necessary, keep


BIRTHS Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Lari and Christopher Slater, 2990 Woodland Trace,

County tourism board OKs incentive program

By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- Trumbull County's tourism board on Tuesday

Sid sells! Tickets sales shoot up for Penguins

Sidney Crosby's future presence has Pittsburgh cash registers singing. SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE

Man shot, robbed at bar

Man shot, robbed at bar WARREN -- Police are investigating the shooting of a 33-year-old Niles man

PRESEASON PICKS \ Gateway Football Conference

POLL 1. S. Illinois (18 first place votes)237 2. Western Kentucky (9)223 3. Northern Iowa (5)206

Valentin-Guzzo troth is told, wedding planned

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Raul and Victoria Valentin of Youngstown are announcing the engagement of their

HOW SHE SEES IT Civil rights in the new millennium

Opinion: By SWANEE HUNT SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE When Cheryl Jacques walks into a room, she commands


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