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Browne, Mediate share top spot

Tiger Woods shot even par and trails by three strokes. PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) -- Olin Browne


MURDER TRIAL Former Klansman hospitalized during opening day of testimony

The trial went into recess until he is able to attend. PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) -- An 80-year-old


Shortage of nurses inspires school overseas

An international nursing school opened in St. Kitts. BASSETERRE, St. Kitts (AP) -- People like


HOW HE SEES IT Energy lobby flexes muscle in Washington

Opinion: By JOHN HALL MEDIA GENERAL NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON -- In her book describing her lonely struggle


OLYMPICS Cities get last shot in Ghana

The will be the final Olympic gathering before the July 6 vote. LONDON (AP) -- The race for the


Former Klansman hospitalized during opening day of testimony

The trial went into recess until he is able to attend. PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) -- An 80-year-old


MTV Warehouse setting alters 'World' view

Interior designer Joel Mozersky transformed an old building into a luxury house for Season 16. By


Trumbull topples Mahoning 23-6

Warren Harding's Jon Richardson earned MVP honors for Trumbull. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS


THOMAS SOWELL Tariffs didn't work then, won't work now

Opinion: Only a few economic historians are likely to notice that June 17 marks the 75th anniversary of the


MEXICO Farmers make a profit on edible pests

Bugs are a regular part of the diet in many Mexican towns. MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Like many people in


NEXTEL CUP Schedule

Feb. 20 -- Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jeff Gordon) Feb. 27 -- Auto Club 500, Fontana, Calif.


BRIDGE

Neither vulnerable. South deals. NORTH x -9 8 u -K 8 6 5 v -K J 5 4 w -4 3 2 WEST EAST


Extra traffic law enforcement continues in residential areas

The traffic program runs through the summer. BOARDMAN -- The township police department's


Body discovered by dog identified as missing man

Sheasby's death was ruled a homicide. MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) -- Jonathan Sheasby's parents say


Cities get last shot in Ghana

The will be the final Olympic gathering before the July 6 vote. LONDON (AP) -- The race for the


U.S. OPEN GOLF Browne, Mediate share top spot

Tiger Woods shot even par and trails by three strokes. PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) -- Olin Browne


Top seed Tulane ready for big boys

The Green Wave is favored to win its first national title. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Tulane is ready to


OHIO

OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 4-2-0 Pick 4, 6-3-8-3 Rolling Cash 5, 14-22-24-26-28 Day


REGION

REGION Injuries in the workplace lowest in Pa. since 2000 HARRISBURG -- The number of workplace


Bond stays at $50K for 'person of interest'

The man is accused of selling cocaine the day the doctor was killed. BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A judge


Anxiety builds for an exit strategy

Four legislators have introduced a resolution calling for withdrawal. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS


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COIN INVESTMENT Workers' comp bureau won't rebate employer premiums

The bureau doesn't give rebates when the balance is less than $500 million. COLUMBUS (AP) -- The


Andy Chroback's complete game helps guide Wharmby past Mink

STRUTHERS -- Andy Chrobak (3-1) pitched a complete game as he scattered six hits and struck out six


Tax credits possible sfor Ohio-made flicks

The incentives are welcomed by a film official in Northeast Ohio. By JEFF ORTEGA VINDICATOR


PENNSYLVANIA Question unanswered about slots distributors

Pa. Gaming Control Board members postponed voting on distributor regulations for a second time.


College World Series

COLLEGE WORLD SERIES AT A GLANCE At Rosenblatt Stadium Omaha, Neb. Double Elimination


'DELETE!' Artists cover ads, create discourse

For two weeks, all of the ads on a popular shopping street in Vienna have been covered by yellow


Background checks delay appointments

Commissioners want to speed up the appointment process. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR


NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE Scrappers opener Tuesday

The defending league champions will play an exhibition game Sunday. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR


THE MUNCHING MASTER OF MAZES

By MATT SLAGLE ASSOCIATED PRESS For a video game, Pac-Man is getting downright old. The ghost-


Neither vulnerable. South deals.

Neither vulnerable. South deals. NORTH x -9 8 u -K 8 6 5 v -K J 5 4 w -4 3 2 WEST EAST


Family denies drug abuse as reason for QB's problem

The suspended Florida State quarterback is in a hospital. THE ORLANDO SENTINEL TALLAHASSEE, Fla.


ASSOCIATIONS

ASSOCIATIONS XWilliam Penn Association Branch 28 of Youngstown will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at


Contractor to repave street at no cost to city

Another project aims to make a West Main Street intersection less confusing. By DENISE DICK


Krista Tomak Richard Lane

KRISTA TOMAK RICHARD LANE XLiving in Charleston, S.C., after a honeymoon in the Bahamas are


Pakistan's action against rape victim is revealing

Opinion: Let there be no doubt that had the Bush administration not condemned the government of Pakistan for


Environmentalists to appeal mining decision

COLUMBUS (AP) -- An environmental group will appeal a decision allowing coal mining underneath one


Question unanswered about slots distributors

Pa. Gaming Control Board members postponed voting on distributor regulations for a second time.


Player-owner talks will resume today

The two sides haven't met since June 1. ASSOCIATED PRESS Billy Hunter had promised to make one


Wimbledon Draw

WIMBLEDON DRAW At The All England Lawn Tennis & amp; Croquet Club Wimbledon, England June


Lawmakers argue plans to consolidate facilities

A Pentagon proposal would cut more than 1,000 jobs in Cleveland. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Lawmakers


Witnesses say they saw man beat, shoot woman

YOUNGSTOWN -- Three witnesses watched Sharon May being pistol-whipped but didn't call 911 until the


LEADERBOARD First round

Olin Browne35-32--67-3 Rocco Mediate34-33--67-3 Retief Goosen34-34--68-2 Lee Westwood35-33--68-2


A multiple miracle at Women and Infants Pavilion

Forum Health's Women and Infants Pavilion delivers its first set of triplets. By AMBER HYLAND


A summary of recent criminal activity in Girard and Liberty:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Girard and Liberty: GIRARD May 14 Auto theft: A man


2005 SCHEDULE \ Mahoning Valley Scrappers

JUNE Tues. 21 -- Jamestown, 7:05 p.m. Wed. 22 -- Jamestown, 7:05 p.m. Thur. 23 -- Jamestown, 7:05


WIMBLEDON DRAW Roddick faces tougher road

Roger Federer has the easier path to get to the finals. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- To get to the


Man indicted after stopping by police chief's home

WARREN -- A 38-year-old man who showed up unannounced at the Howland police chief's house last month


Two faces of Gemini

Two faces of Gemini kGEMINI, a kitten with two faces, was born earlier this week in Glide, Ore. It


IRAQ 5 Marines, sailor killed

U.S. officials said they arrested a major Al-Qaida player in Mosul. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS


Officials consider partnership effort

The 'pooling' arrangements for loans could save municipalities money. By VIRGINIA ROSS


Dealing with a husband's crude public comments

Dear Annie: My husband of 56 years has several health problems, and he is under the care of


Katie Brown Kipp Tiger

KATIE BROWN KIPP TIGER XCLIFTON -- The marriage of Katie Joy Brown, daughter of Paul and Judy


Dann: Why did Petro wait to investigate?

The state senator accuses the attorney general of diverting attention from his failures. By DAVID


Hot spots for pot: Boston and Boulder

The two cities' large 20-something populations might be to blame, an expert says. WASHINGTON (AP)


Local dancer to join kick line

The local dancer did so well, she was offered a trip to New York. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR


GUNMEN BURST INTO SCHOOL; 3-YEAR OLD BOY KILLED

Gunmen burst into school; 3-year old boy killed SIEM REAP, Cambodia -- Masked gunmen burst into an


Internal affairs clears Warren police officers

The probe centered on four arrests made after a break-in March 2. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


MAHONING COUNTY Indictments

A county grand jury indicted these people Thursday: Justin J. Jones, 19, Clearmont Avenue,


Moderate quake hits Southern California

No serious injuries have been reported. YUCAIPA, Calif. (AP) -- A moderate earthquake shook most


TODAY

TODAY 9 a.m. (ECL) Golf: U.S. Open. 10 a.m. (ESPN) Golf: U.S. Open. Noon (SPD) Auto racing:


Sowell goes too far when he suggests pre-emptive war

Opinion: Sowell goes too far when he suggests pre-emptive war EDITOR: I couldn't believe what I read in


Suspect reveals girl was struck by van, buried

The girl vanished in February 1999. DAYTON (AP) -- A man accused of disposing of the body of a 9


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS THURSDAY 2nd--Dramatic Run (Spieth)9.404.803.00 Brents Mercer


By DICK BRINSTER

By DICK BRINSTER ASSOCIATED PRESS Kasey Kahne is especially popular among female race fans.


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage applications Angel L. Santana, 29, of 124 N. Forest, Youngstown, and


DR. Angeline Lim Dr. Ronald Jou

DR. ANGELINE LIM DR. RONALD JOU XSAN FRANCISCO -- Harbor Village was the setting May 14 for the


McClanahan aims to stop transfer of four elephants

McClanahan aims to stop transfer of four elephants OKLAHOMA CITY -- Former "Golden Girls" actress


Irvan's life changed at Michigan track

Two devastating crashes at Michigan International Speedway forced him to retire. ASSOCIATED PRESS


No action taken to disband data board

A Boardman company will help update the county's Web site. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County


Kristin Rizer John Gocala Jr.

KRISTIN RIZER JOHN GOCALA JR. XYOUNGSTOWN -- St. Matthias Church was the setting May 7 as


GOVERNMENT Forest Service ending some recreation fees

The fee cuts were most dramatic for parks in the Pacific Northwest. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Forest


CATHOLIC CHURCH Promise to protect children to remain

Many bishops want the discipline policy to bar even first-time offending clergy for good. CHICAGO


Warehouse setting alters 'World' view

Interior designer Joel Mozersky transformed an old building into a luxury house for Season 16. By


Man charged with theft

Man charged with theft BOARDMAN -- An Akron man was charged with two counts of theft after trying


U.S. OPEN ROUNDUP \ News and notes

Toms satisfied: David Toms got very little out of his game Thursday. Right now, he would take three


MOONDA SLAYING Bond stays at $50K for 'person of interest'

The man is accused of selling cocaine the day the doctor was killed. BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- A judge


Big benefits

Big benefits Benefit Cosmetics is not new to giving cash for a good cause. The cause of choice


Promise to protect children to remain

Many bishops want the discipline policy to bar even first-time offending clergy for good. CHICAGO


What kind of world will we leave our children?

Opinion: By VICTOR LANDA HISPANIC LINK NEWS SERVICE When I began writing columns many years ago, my


Vinegar is the cure-all for your odor troubles

Dear Heloise: When bringing home groceries one hot summer day, the milk leaked a little bit. The


MINOR LEAGUE FOOTBALL Ohio Red Bulls in opener Saturday

The new team will play its home games at John Knapick Field in Campbell. CAMPBELL -- The Ohio Red


CRIME Car dealer accused of writing bad checks

The man sent the checks to 13 other states, police say. ST. MARYS, W.Va. (AP) -- The owner of a


BROOKLYN, MICH. Irvan's life changed at Michigan track

Two devastating crashes at Michigan International Speedway forced him to retire. ASSOCIATED PRESS


RACING ROUNDUP | News and notes

Promotion: NASCAR and the All-American Soap Box Derby have teamed up to launch the first national


Ohio's worst mass murderer denied parole on his second try

COLUMBUS (AP) -- The man who committed the worst mass killing in Ohio history when he gunned down 11


Mediate is pain free and in the Open lead

The 42-year-old has overcome chronic back problems. PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) -- Rocco Mediate insisted


COLLEGE WORLD SERIES Top seed Tulane ready for big boys

The Green Wave is favored to win its first national title. OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Tulane is ready to


Suicide bombings are of our making

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- We have entered a new phase of the Iraq war since the optimism following the Jan. 30


Tribe streaks to sixth straight

Kevin Millwood finally got his 100th career victory in a 2-1 win over Colorado. CLEVELAND (AP) --


Trial postponed in East Side killing

The defendant's first lawyer was permitted to withdraw as defense counsel. YOUNGSTOWN -- The trial


Judge is selected for open position

The incoming judge has never run for public office. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR POLITICS WRITER


LOCAL

LOCAL SteelHounds name Hoffman as 'voice' YOUNGSTOWN -- George Manias, general manager of the