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Notices detailing cuts spark more questions

Medical aid recipients recently received letters to explain changes. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The state


The Vindicator

The Vindicator READY TO SCRAMBLE: Prepared to tee off at Pine Lakes Golf Course, where the


Today is Saturday, July 30, the 211th day of 2005. There are 154 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Saturday, July 30, the 211th day of 2005. There are 154 days left in the year. On this date


WINSLOW Browns offer pact revises

The injured tight end will be given the opportunity to recoup some of his losses. BEREA (AP) -- As


Consider all aspects in choosing guardians

Dear Annie: I have three children under the age of 10. When our oldest two were very young, my


Mario ponders 3 more seasons

Sidney Crosby could help put Pittsburgh back in the Stanley Cup picture. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Just


Key: F-Fiction; NF-Nonfiction; H-Hardcover; P-Paperback

Key: F-Fiction; NF-Nonfiction; H-Hardcover; P-Paperback 1. "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood


NFL TRAINING CAMP Despite 15-1 mark, Steelers start over

But they were 1-1 when it counted in the postseason. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- For perhaps the only time


OLD STONE BRIDGE

OLD STONE BRIDGE The Vindicator/Eric Wright Students, volunteers really dig their work Above,


Contract approved for Mercer youth services

Contract negotiations continue with the USWA. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT


Surgical separation gives boys new life

The recovering 3-year-olds are almost ready to walk. VALHALLA, N.Y. (AP) -- One year after a


PLANT CARE Don't accidentally execute your favorite tree

By MAUREEN GILMER SCRIPPS HOWARD F YOU SLIT SOMEBODY'S THROAT, YOU sever the carotid artery,


SOCCER MLS All-Stars tame Fulham, 4-1

Jeff Cunningham scored twice in the game in Columbus. COLUMBUS (AP) -- A former Columbus Crew


NORTHFIELD RESULTS

NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Rockn Ms(D Ross)8.205.002.80 Lizzie Lavec(G Wrenn)15.805.60


Quarles-Benson troth announced, wedding planned

XThe engagement and upcoming marriage of Detrinalyn V. Quarles, 1367 Maple Crest Drive, Austintown,


Arkansas angler takes lead in CITGO Bassmaster Classic

PITTSBURGH -- The professional bass-fishing world turned its attention to Pittsburgh and its Three


Attorney tries to keep families from courtroom

Supreme Court rulings have let those close to the victim be present despite graphic evidence.


City will ponder goals of new plan

One goal of the plan is to make the city a more attractive place to live. By VIRIGINIA ROSS


Glass anniversary is celebrated during reception

XGIRARD -- Mr. and Mrs. William Glass of Pinecrest Road, were honored by family and friends as they


TRUMBULL COUNTY Artists let chalking do their talking

More than 800 people registered for the event. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN


Golf outing to be Rotary fund-raiser

Players will have the opportunity to scramble for a variety of prizes. HUBBARD -- Pine Lakes Golf


AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees rally past Angels

Hideki Matsui's 2-run double in ninth inning was a crucial hit in N.Y. 8-7 win. ASSOCIATED PRESS


NORTHERN IRELAND Why did IRA change its mind?

Most analysts are hesitant to overstate 9/11's impact. LONDON (AP) -- Britain's decades-long


Blue Jackets' No. 1 choice a 'Bruiser'

Columbus made Gilbert Brule their top selection in the draft. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Gilbert Brule -- a


ECOLOGY Roadkill-filled roadways cause more than just a stink

When animals can't safely cross the highway, the whole food chain suffers. LOS ANGELES TIMES


A sampling of Southern attractions and events of interest:

A sampling of Southern attractions and events of interest: Civil Rights in Education Heritage


Local youth places second at derby

Local youth places second at derby AKRON -- A Canfield youth was among the top finishers in the


Despite 15-1 mark, Steelers start over

But they were 1-1 when it counted in the postseason. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- For perhaps the only time


GARDEN FORUM Activities planned

Call Eleanor Young, (330) 758-8273, or Dorothy Haddox, (330) 799-1613, for reservations or


TRICIA LIGHTNER ROBERT KERNAN

TRICIA LIGHTNER ROBERT KERNAN XYOUNGSTOWN -- Robert Kernan and his bride, the former Tricia Lynn


Canopy tours take off in Alaska

Zip line tours are successful tourist attractions in South African countries, too. KETCHIKAN,


Colo'n-Shaver wedding plans are announced

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Elena Denise Colo'n and Michael Kenyona Shaver Sr., both of 238 Trumbull Ave., are


Olivers celebrate 57th anniversary with dinner today

YOUNGSTOWN -- Margaret A. and Nathaniel L. Oliver of Youngstown are celebrating their 57th wedding


After meeting, Sen. Santorum praises Roberts

The Pennsylvania senator said that they focused on the nomination process. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen.


Carlisle divulges plant closing, 300 layoffs

LAKE CITY, Pa. (AP) -- The largest employer in this northwestern Pennsylvania borough plans to close


Ichiro's homers down Tribe, 3-2

C.C. Sabathia has lost a career-high five straight games. SEATTLE (AP) -- Ichiro Suzuki is ready


More information

MORE INFORMATION For a glossary of window terns, visit www.efficientwindows.org/glossary.cfm.


THE VINDICATOR/ERIC WRIGHT

The Vindicator/Eric Wright Athletes descend on Youngstown Far left, Joe Schleppi exerts


RELIGIOUS LIFE Younger nuns come together

Less than 5 percent of American sisters are under age 50. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Think Debbie Reynolds


Girl will compete in national horse show

CANFIELD -- Lisa Flaschberger, daughter of Gary and Sue Flaschberger of Canfield, will compete Aug.


Pizzutos celebrate 60th with family on Sanibel Island

XLIBERTY -- Louis and Dorothy Pizzuto, 174 Euclid Blvd., celebrated 60 years of marriage July 21


OHIO Draft ruling will let welding suits proceed

The manganese component in rod fumes is linked to Parkinson's disease. CLEVELAND (AP) -- A


Westminster offers variety of classes

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The Westminster College Lifelong Learning Program offers fast-track evening


BIOTECHNOLOGY Man can cough again with help from device

A doctor's invention allows the quadriplegic to clear his throat and lungs. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Just


Mormon Trail: www.nps.gov/mopi or (801) 741-1012.

Mormon Trail: www.nps.gov/mopi or (801) 741-1012. Free handcarts: The Church of Jesus Christ of


TUESDAY

TUESDAY XMembers of Daphne will meet for a picnic and auction at 11 a.m. Earline Gotthardt is


Martens vaults to lead in Pittsburgh

The classic wraps up today with a celebration at Mellon Arena. VINDICATOR STAFF REPORT


Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion

Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Rashida Lewis, Youngstown, boy, July 29. Chavawna Ross


Sewer conflicts result in water shutdown

BOARDMAN -- The water main on Redwood Place between Tippecanoe Road and Linden Place will be shut


Stone use a healing therapy

The ancient rock massage incorporates hot and cold to relieve tension. By L. CROW VINDICATOR


Police interrogate men suspected in bomb plots

Investigators are working to unravel strands of the two bombing plots. LONDON (AP) -- Police


Bridge builder in Newton Falls

Bridge builder in Newton Falls k FRANK AUGUSTINE of BECDIR Construction pulls nails from roof


Competition worries U.S. sugar growers

Total U.S. exports to the CAFTA nations will rise by $2.7 billion. WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S.


French driver disappointed with 2 wins

After taking the season opener, Bourdais went five races without a win. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) --


hDemonstrators target W.Va. mountaintop mining

hDemonstrators target W.Va. mountaintop mining CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Chad Cordell, dressed as U.S.


AMERICAN LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING TEAM ABRHHRRBIAvg Boston3550560993123536.279


Klimis-Stamp troth and wedding date are revealed

XLOWELLVILLE -- The engagement and plans for the upcoming marriage of Sylvia Marie Klimis, 2412


Animal attraction boosts Anderson's line

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS The challenge these days is to find a celebrity who is not developing a


PENNSYLVANIA Notices detailing cuts spark more questions

Medical aid recipients recently received letters to explain changes. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The state


Kavinskys mark 40th anniversary

XCOLUMBIANA -- Carole and Raymond Kavinsky, 144 Lakeshore Court, observed their 40th wedding


Simple is the key in selecting thermostat

It really doesn't make any difference what part of the country you live in, extreme weather of any


Martens vaults to top

Martens vaults to top Renowned finesse fisherman Aaron Martens put the skills he honed on the


Color-coded makeup will end confusion while improving skin

BALTIMORE SUN Last year alone more than 300 new skin-care products were introduced in department


PITTSBURGH -- A CAPSULE LOOK AT THE PITTSBURGH STEELERS TRAINING CAMP, WHICH OPENS TODAY:

PITTSBURGH -- A capsule look at the Pittsburgh Steelers training camp, which opens today: Site:


FAIRGROUNDS Lena Prima to honor father at Italian Festival

At a young age, she and her brother would join their dad on the stage. By L. CROW VINDICATOR


HELOISE Ice bottles can be used to keep pets cool

Dear Heloise: I have a tip I hope will help pet owners keep their outdoor pets cool during the


Roadway's mysteries revealed

The ancient highway remained in use for some 2,000 years. KOMOTINI, Greece (AP) -- Archaeologists


TRUMBULL COUNTY State restricts hospitals' Mobile Meals alliance

The state will not set a time frame for a decision and won't fine the hospitals. WARREN -- The


HOW HE SEES IT 7/7 serves as turning point for U.S. Muslims

Opinion: By SHADI HAMID CHRISITAN SCIENCE MONITOR It was all too familiar. Part of me felt a tinge of


U.S. gets much more cozy with India

Opinion: Historic realignments are best perceived in retrospect, but it may be that we are witnessing a


RETIREMENT

RETIREMENT 36-year military career Lt. Col. Dennis L. Crago, son of Dr. and Mrs. W.H. Crago of


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Forum Health At Home offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 11 locations in


KENT STATE University, union find a tentative agreement

The president of the union chapter said it's likely there will be no strike. AKRON (AP) -- Kent


Otters act as surrogate moms

The aquarium had not been very successful with returning pups to the wild. KNIGHT RIDDER


Senators crack down on fake art

It's against federal law to sell Indian art unless American Indians make it. SCRIPPS HOWARD


DAVID WATERS Traits of a good Christian

What makes a good Christian? Is it what you think? What you say? What you do? How you vote? Ask


WHAT'S DOING?

HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION INFORMATION -- Ohio: call (800) WILDLIFE Pennsylvania: (814) 432-3187.


$20 farmers market checks for seniors

MERCER, Pa. -- Senior citizens in Mercer County can get $20 per person in farmers market checks to


TIFFANY KERCHUM THOMAS DAVIS III

TIFFANY KERCHUM THOMAS DAVIS III XGIRARD --A honeymoon at Riviera Maya, Mexico, followed the June


A young man's game

Opinion: Chicago Tribune: Someone visiting a nudist colony for the first time will invariably be struck by


Photos courtesy of Aqua Ohio

Photos courtesy of Aqua Ohio AQUA HISTORY: A crew takes a break from laying 24-inch water pipeline


Physical exam finds president in superior shape

Nine doctors signed a statement saying they expect him to remain fit. BETHESDA, Md. (AP) --


In the workplace, fashion equals power

Women are constantly trying to balance modernity, fashion sense and femininity. NEWSDAY The most


Woodsmiths transform trees into flowers

The practice began as a way to help a company to earn supplemental income. By GAIL WHITE


FRIDAY

FRIDAY XWilliam Farr Lodge will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Girard Masonic Temple, 34 S. State St.


Roberts hearings may widen 'God gap'

Opinion: By MICHAEL GOODWIN NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Of the things that separate Americans politically, the


Crews lay foundation for area's new team

The building's construction is about 75 percent complete. By AMBER HYLAND VINDICATOR STAFF


Marlins' Burnett blanks Nats 3-0

The free agent to be increased his value with trade deadline nearing. ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI --


Maine cops will call parents on teen drivers

Parents will be the first to know about every traffic violation, police say. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP)


DOWNTOWN ARENA

DOWNTOWN ARENA Ice rink facts The surface area is 17,000 square feet. About 11 miles of


Incessant bombing delays drafting

The latest roadside bomb killed two Britons and injured two Iraqi children. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) --


JAMES AND MORRIS CAREY \ On the House Simple is the key in selecting thermostat

It really doesn't make any difference what part of the country you live in, extreme weather of any


Nominate your own distinctive destination

Nominate your own distinctive destination WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Is your city or town a great place


Panel hosts regional planning workshop

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Lawrence County's Public Participation Panel is hosting a workshop designed to


Try these power cues to send a strong message

If you want to convey power, pay attention to more than your clothes. NEWSDAY Want to exude a


SANDLOT BASEBALL Rondinelli, Astros out of Connie Mack

Both teams dropped decisions Friday in regional action. BATTLE CREEK, Mich. -- Two Youngstown


Serbia upends champs in final

Hungary was upset 8-7 in the gold medal men's water polo game. MONTREAL (AP) -- Hungary's reign as


world

WORLD Arrests in London k POLICE swooped down on a posh London neighborhood and traced cell-


LONDON TERROR All bombing suspects now in custody

The failed bombing suspects were caught in a series of daring police raids. LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY


CAFTA was pushed, not passed

Opinion: Let's be clear. The ramming of the Central American Free Trade Agreement through the U.S. House


Official: Airport needs deals

The Summit authority has established deals with other northeastern Ohio counties. VIENNA -- It


PENGUINS

PENGUINS Top draft pick Name: Sidney Crosby. Age, birth date: 17; Aug. 7, 1987, in Halifax,


HIGHWAY BILL | Local funding

Area legislators report these projects are included in the highway bill: MAHONING COUNTY U.S.


Yankees rally past Angels

Hideki Matsui's 2-run double in ninth inning was a crucial hit in N.Y. 8-7 win. ASSOCIATED PRESS


Survey supports regional approach

About half of the local respondents rated the economy as bad or very bad. By KANTELE FRANKO


African pieces can add to a collection

Collectibles used in American homes come from many countries. Crafts from Africa have been


Shooting Stars capture 16-under crown, 1-0

The Ashburn, Va., team defeated B.P. All-Stars from New York. By BILL SULLIVAN VINDICATOR SPORTS


Celebrating heritage

FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) -- For years, students crammed shoulder to shoulder into Robert R. Moton High


5 districts in Valley put issues on special ballot

Three of the school issues failed in May. Five Mahoning Valley school districts are asking voters


SCOUTS

SCOUTS Twin brothers earn their Eagle awards Twin brothers William M. and Jonathan J. Chachko


ON THE RECORD | What's hot in albums, tapes and discs

'HONEYCOMB' Frank Black (Back Porch) sss The first solo album in nearly a decade from Frank


Pastor's aide program

Pastor's aide program YOUNGSTOWN -- Greater Liberty Baptist, 66 10th St., will hold a pastor's


Senate legislates against suing weapon makers

The NRA victory demonstrates its political clout with the Senate. LOS ANGELES TIMES WASHINGTON


Both vulnerable. South deals.

Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH x -A 10 8 7 4 u -Q 10 9 v -A 6 w -9 7 3 WEST EAST


& lt;B & gt;BIRK, & lt;/B & gt; Patricia Frances, 80, of Salem;

& lt;B & gt;BIRK, & lt;/B & gt; Patricia Frances, 80, of Salem; calling hours Monday


Raquel Brenner: Allegheny College, College Scholarship, $40,000. Ricky Coller: Mount Union College,

Raquel Brenner: Allegheny College, College Scholarship, $40,000. Ricky Coller: Mount Union College,


& lt;B & gt;AHLADIS, & lt;/B & gt; Angeline C, 75, of Sammamish,

& lt;B & gt;AHLADIS, & lt;/B & gt; Angeline C, 75, of Sammamish, Wash., formerly of


Multiple lottery winner very lucky

Jeffrey Hintz isn't running a scam; he's just managing to beat the odds. MADISON, Wis. (AP) --


BASEBALL Boggs, Sandberg lead Hall of Fame inductees

They'll be enshrined today along with Jerry Coleman and Peter Gammons. COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) --


AMERICAN LEAGUE Payton, Zito lead A's past Tigers

Oakland won for the 10th time in 11 games, 9-5. ASSOCIATED PRESS OAKLAND, Calif. -- Jay Payton


Will deaf people have little town on prairie?

One man's dream is to build a 2,500-resident community for deaf and hard-of-hearing people.


Life-size Precious Moments characters stroll outside an inspirational chapel.

Life-size Precious Moments characters stroll outside an inspirational chapel. KNIGHT RIDDER


Danica mania has helped all drivers

The exposure she gets each week spills over to the other drivers. BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) -- The


Wedding planned by Ana Walsh, Paul Alexander

XAUSTINTOWN -- The engagement of Ana Maria Walsh and Paul Alexander, both of Hoboken, N.J., is being


Inside extremism

Showtime takes a raw look at Islamic terrorists with its new series 'Sleeper Cell.' By LYNN SMITH


CHAMP CAR French driver disappointed with 2 wins

After taking the season opener, Bourdais went five races without a win. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) --


AMELIA GONZALEZ JEFFREY KREINBROOK

AMELIA GONZALEZ JEFFREY KREINBROOK XMONTERREY, Mexico -- Quinto Real was the setting at 7 p.m.


SANDLOTS Strong pitching lifts Stone Bulls past Penn Ohio

Astro Falcons and Rondinelli Tuxedo stayed alive in the Connie Mack tournament. WARREN -- Matt


MLS All-Stars tame Fulham, 4-1

Jeff Cunningham scored twice in the game in Columbus. COLUMBUS (AP) -- A former Columbus Crew


Why did IRA change its mind?

Most analysts are hesitant to overstate 9/11's impact. LONDON (AP) -- Britain's decades-long


Experts solve old cases, bring families closure

A Texas lab specializes in solving deaths and disappearances in combat. DALLAS MORNING NEWS SAN


Snap-together panels create an easy deck

Snap-together panels create an easy deck Turning a concrete patio into a deck has just become a


Mishaps inconsistent with motto

The accidents were counterintuitive to Scout training, one leader says. BOWLING GREEN, Va. (AP) --


Singing group celebrates its 20th year

YOUNGSTOWN -- The 20th anniversary of Pastor Kenny Eldridge's Jesus Celebration Singers will be


Putty repairs go relatively smoothly

The repair tests aren't related to the damage Discovery suffered during liftoff. SPACE CENTER,


DENNIS B. MANGAN China puts accent on education

Opinion: The Christian Science Monitor did a long piece the other day on the explosion in higher education in


Taylor raises $142K in bid for Ohio auditor

Mahoning County Treasurer John Reardon has been mentioned as a possible Democratic candidate. By


Looking for new business

Opinion: The Western Reserve Transit Authority continues to be aggressive in its efforts to bring new


Leonelli 50th jubilee celebrated in Strongsville

XYOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. Phil Leonelli, 1569 Wakefield Ave., observed their 50th wedding


PONY SOFTBALL 16 & amp;U WORLD SERIES AT A GLANCE

FRIDAY'S SCORES FINALS First Round Classic Commotion White 3, Ohio Swarm 0 Pittsburgh Freedom


Treks on the trails hurting history?

The influx of tourism has raised concerns about keeping paths in tact. SWEETWATER STATION, Wyo.


CURRENT PRICES

CURRENT PRICES Around the nation Current prices are recorded from antiques shows, flea markets,


Argentinian piqueteros draw foreign following

The 'receptive tourism' concept allows foreign visitors to volunteer at businesses. WASHINGTON


Boggs, Sandberg lead Hall of Fame inductees

They'll be enshrined today along with Jerry Coleman and Peter Gammons. COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) --


Jane Fonda's protest is a nod to her futility

Opinion: We've all seen them: aging athletes, beyond their prime, trying to squeeze out one more fight or one


2 carjackings reported in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Papa's Pizza delivery driver was carjacked and robbed on Lake Drive around 10:45


Kids must mind their manners

Most Ridiculous Item of the Week: Someone recently asked me if I like children. I didn't say so, but


Browns offer pact revises

The injured tight end will be given the opportunity to recoup some of his losses. BEREA (AP) -- As


MEN

MEN Argua (Dogwood) -- Low gross: Tim Huntley 27, Larry Marshall 28, Walt Duzzney 29. Low net: Jay


AGENDA MONDAY8/01/05

Agenda Monday Southington Board of Education, 5 p.m., special meeting, school Library. Westside


IN THE CUP Area aces

Patsy Smith of Hubbard made ace on 134 yard, No. 5 hole at Cross Creek golf course. Witnesses were


OUTREACH New ministry targets urban men and boys

Leaders are working to provide mentors and share a message of acceptance. CINCINNATI (AP) -- For


information

INFORMATION If you go Getting there: The Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary is about eight miles south


State to judge safety of stream near plant

Activists and the federal government disagree on the water's condition. PIKETON, Ohio (AP) --


Event thrills wide variety of appetites

Activities scheduled for the festival's final day include a pasta-eating contest. CANFIELD -- They


HLINDSAY LOHAN MISSES PREMIERE FOR DIVORCE

hLindsay Lohan misses premiere for divorce NEW YORK -- Lindsay Lohan missed her own premiere in


Police encounter hoarders

SCRIPPS HOWARD A man trapped for two days beneath a fallen stack of newspapers in New York City; a


Pet senility drug doesn't offer same benefit for owners

Q. What can you tell me about selegiline? The vet prescribed it for my elderly dog. She had been


LIVING WITH MENTAL ILLNESS

Living with mental illness YOUNGSTOWN -- Family-to-Family Education classes, which detail many


PGA TOUR Singh soars to five-shot lead

He started the day one-shot ahead of Woods and quickly pulled away. GRAND BLANC, Mich. (AP) --


SCHOLARSHIPS

SCHOLARSHIPS These high school graduates have received college or university scholarships based on


NHL DRAFT Mario ponders 3 more seasons

Sidney Crosby could help put Pittsburgh back in the Stanley Cup picture. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Just


WYOMING Treks on the trails hurting history?

The influx of tourism has raised concerns about keeping paths in tact. SWEETWATER STATION, Wyo.


Pill-sized cameras offer insight

The new procedure takes about 20 minutes and requires no recovery time. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS


GM LORDSTOWN Midgley advises seeking more

The look at adding a second model to Lordstown continues, an official says. By DON SHILLING


Buried booty still attracts curious treasure hunters

Legend has it that the gangster's millions are buried in the Catskills. PHOENICIA, N.Y. (AP) --


ON CAMPUS Sullivan expected to help Zips

The Niles native is back for his third season as the starting punter. AKRON -- The University of


Construction is under way to restore the bridge to its 1943 appearance.

Construction is under way to restore the bridge to its 1943 appearance. By MONICA BOND


1. Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby, f, Rimouski (QMJHL).

1. Pittsburgh, Sidney Crosby, f, Rimouski (QMJHL). 2. Anaheim, Bobby Ryan, rw, Owen Sound (OHL).


Tricked-out trailers? They're prefabulous

There's no cheap shots in this spoof of makeover shows -- OK, one about tornadoes. By DERRIK J.


Street fest enriches city life

The free festival was the foundation's fourth community event in 20 years. By KANTELE FRANKO


Today is Sunday, July 31, the 212th day of 2005. There are 153 days left in the year. On this date

Today is Sunday, July 31, the 212th day of 2005. There are 153 days left in the year. On this date


U.S. SOLDIERS

U.S. SOLDIERS Still missing Remains of U.S. military personnel still unaccounted for: World


HEATHER MILLER TRAVIS RAMSEY

HEATHER MILLER TRAVIS RAMSEY XBOARDMAN -- Heather Miller, a daughter of Dan and Debbie Miller,


NATIONAL LEAGUE Marlins' Burnett blanks Nats 3-0

The free agent to be increased his value with trade deadline nearing. ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI --


Experts: World isn't ready for flu pandemic

Only one licensed drug appears to be effective in birds carrying the strain. WASHINGTON POST


TELEVISION 'Wanted' has grim, brutal appeal

The show features a myriad group of crime fighters hunting savage criminals. By KATHY BLUMENSTOCK


Iffy song lyrics spark controversy at practice

Some parents are seeking permission for the cheerleaders to use the song. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.


Coexisting T

Coexisting T LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY Move over, Livestrong bracelets. There's a new altruistic


AARP 3104

AARP 3104 XA picnic will be held by Canfield Chapter 3104, AARP, at 1 p.m. Monday at Stacey


9/11 memorial takes root

Tobin is giving the finished sculpture as a gift to Trinity Church. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS


Contingency fund erodes

The actual amount of sales tax dollars will depend on the local economy. WARREN -- Trumbull County


Eagle is shot

Eagle is shot Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Jerome McDougle was shot in the stomach by armed


What's that hummingbirdlike creature in the garden?

Today your mail has decided the topics for the day. If I receive more than 10 letters within a week


YOUNGSTOWN AND MAHONING COUNTY

YOUNGSTOWN AND MAHONING COUNTY CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS "Dare to Dream: Journey to the Moon/Humans


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOLS Listing

Here is a list of Bible schools being offered in the area: The Salvation Army, 6431 Mahoning Ave.,


Clerics rebuke Muslim spouse abuse

Muslims are fighting a cultural problem that is often excused and ignored. KNIGHT RIDDER


Home-schooling lesson

Home-schooling lesson WARREN -- A seminar on home schooling will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 in the


Roberts, Stadler tied for first place

The two golfers shot 11-under par to share lead at 202. KETTERING (AP) -- Loren Roberts and Craig


The Vindicator/J. Cecil

The Vindicator/J. Cecil CHECKING OUT THE SCENE: Scott Hockenberry, top, of Boardman, walks around


Winners & amp; Losers

WINNERS & amp; LOSERS What was decided Trade pact: The Central American Free Trade


Doctor calls slain mother abusive

The doctor wrote to her siblings and said she was sorry for what she did. CINCINNATI (AP) -- A


IRYNA ANISIMOVA CHUCK DAUBNER

IRYNA ANISIMOVA CHUCK DAUBNER XNEW MIDDLETOWN -- Iryna Anisimova of Odessa, Ukraine, and Chuck


Scrappers lose in 10

Auburn won, 2-1, to move to within a half-game of Mahoning Valley. NILES -- Brian Bormaster could


CORRECTIONS Ohio deals with record number of suicides among prison inmates

Prisons are increasing patrols and recreation time to deal with the problem. LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP)


EDUCATE OHIO Education issue will not make November ballot

Backers of the proposal say they'll try to get the measure on the ballot in 2006. By JEFF ORTEGA


Nuptials set for Michelle Keaty and Edward Stulgis

XHOWLAND -- John and Gail Keaty of Howland are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Michelle


Malnourished nation given food

MARADI, Niger (AP) -- Food by the truckload is finally reaching remote northern Niger, eight months


INWOOD HILL PARK Summer park-patrolling rangers know the forest's ends and outs

Manhattan's last remaining forest is home to trees as old as 280. LOS ANGELES TIMES NEW YORK --


Don't let yourself be duped by unscrupulous dog dealers

Opinion: Don't let yourself be duped by unscrupulous dog dealers EDITOR: I am writing this to try to keep


Online matchmaking: Move over for cell dating

Text messaging and technology open up new opportunities for matchmaking. By RYAN KIM SAN


His GRAND canvas

Bruce Aiken's artistic devotion to the gorgeous Grand Canyon drives his painting and his life. By


Auburn pitching baffles Scrappers in division rivalry

The Doubledays cut their deficit in the Pinckney Division to 11/2 games. By TOM WILLIAMS


'Boston Legal' gets a change of venue

The show was abruptly shelved as 'Grey's Anatomy' took off. By MIKE DUFFY KNIGHT RIDDER


ATTRACTIONS Canopy tours take off in Alaska

Zip line tours are successful tourist attractions in South African countries, too. KETCHIKAN,


LOCAL

LOCAL Annual fall fish sale The Trumbull Soil and Water Conservation District is conducting its


Window woes raise energy cost

There are many things to consider when shopping for replacements. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS