Dems, Voinovichblock Bolton bid
k SENATE DEMOCRATS and one Republican -- Ohio's George Voinovich -- blocked John Bolton's confirmation as U.N. ambassador for the second time Monday. President Bush left open the possibility of bypassing lawmakers and appointing the former State Department official on his own.
WAR IN IRAQ
Traffic cops targeted
k INSURGENTS LAUNCHED attacks Monday in the capital and parts of northern Iraq, including a suicide car-bombing in the northern city of Irbil that killed at least 15 traffic police officers and wounded more than 100 others.
Two success stories
k FOR THE PAST three years, Cederick Hudson and Donald Bisker lived together at a Trumbull County Children Services group home. Today, one is headed to active duty as a Marine, and the other is on his way to college.
Girard landfill planangers dome owner
k THE OWNER of the Creekside Golf Dome in Girard is angry over plans for a construction and demolition debris landfill next to his growing business.
New car model for GM Lordstown?
k A GENERAL MOTORS study team spent time at the assembly plant here earlier this year, assessing the potential for adding another product.
Oil prices surge
h A TRADER in the oil futures pit of the New York Mercantile Exchange shouts his order. With oil prices close to $60 a barrel, the president of OPEC said Monday the group will consider raising its output ceiling.
On comeback trail
k AT 69, rock 'n' roll legend Jerry Lee Lewis has recorded a new album and is going on tour with a stop in Boardman.