Irresistibly iris



Irresistibly iris
kIRIS FLOWERS are beautiful, colorful and everywhere this time of year. Learn how to cultivate this beauty for staying power.
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SPORTS
Afleet Alex winsthe Belmont Stakes
kPREAKNESS WINNER Afleet Alex wins the Belmont Stakes, the final and longest leg of the Triple Crown.
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EDUCATION
Hail Class of '05
kTHOUSANDS of high school seniors are graduating this month. The Vindicator salutes the Class of 2005 with a special section listing graduates from schools throughout the Mahoning and Shenango valleys.
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OPINION
Coingate probemust be objective
kTHE INVESTIGATION into lost millions at the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation must be independent, objective and not dominated by Republicans, a Vindicator editorial argues.
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LOCAL
Helping hand
kTHE MAHONING VALLEY has Northeast Ohio's highest concentration of women who are single heads of households and who cannot make ends meet. Abigail's Home in Warren gives these women a helping hand.
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ENTERTAINMENT
Former 'Dawson's Creek' star grows up
kKATIE HOLMES is a hot Hollywood commodity. She co-stars in "Batman Begins," which opens in theaters this week. She's also the love interest of Tom Cruise.
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LIFE & amp;WORK
Party in pink
kA COCKTAIL PARTY centered on the legendary "Pink Panther" movies can be playful and creative.
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BUSINESS
Sparkle at 50
kINDEPENDENT CONTROL has been the secret to Sparkle markets' staying power in the region. The grocery chain is marking its 50th anniversary.
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PARADE
Mercy mission
kA GROUP of doctors and nurses on the U.S. Navy hospital ship Mercy made a difference in tsunami relief.
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