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Red Sox complete sweep of Tribe

Edgar Renteria's double in the ninth drove in the winning run in the 5-4 contest. CLEVELAND (AP)


Many write Vatican to urge beatification of Pope John Paul II

The Vatican has received poems, testimonials, and accounts of miracles. ROME (AP) -- One Pole


Bill regulating payday loans advances to Senate

Senate is not expected to consider the bill until fall. HARRISBURG (AP) -- Lenders of short-term,


Union's rejection of Timken contract surprises officials

Health care costs played a major factor when workers voted down the latest offer. ASSOCIATED PRESS


STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Batavia (Phillies)201.000-- Jamestown (Marlins)11.5001 Scrappers


Death penalty stands for ethnic rampage

Ronald Taylor can seek appeals to his death sentence due to his mental health. HARRISBURG (AP) --


MUSIC Silvertide picks Cellar for DVD

Delighted with an earlier visit, the band is back for more. YOUNGSTOWN -- Nearly three months


POLICE Bigowsky takes over as chief

The 31-year veteran of the department will be sworn in as chief July 1. By PEGGY SINKOVICH


HOW HE SEES IT Keeping our intellectual property safe

Opinion: By JAMES P. PINKERTON LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY GENEVA -- Most Americans have probably never heard of


Report finds no malicious religious discrimination

Leaders should clarify policies on religious expression, the report says. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The


Kim Ezzo, 14, has a busy year of tennis

YOUNGSTOWN -- Kim Ezzo, who will be a junior at Ursuline High, is ranked No. 2 by the USTA in


Maid charged in thefts from rich and famous

NEW YORK (AP) -- A housekeeper who worked for Manhattan's rich and famous has been charged with


HELOISE Men: Column isn't just for housewives anymore

Dear Heloise: How many men read your column? I like it. I'm not much of a help around the house, but


Unheralded Gimelstob one of only three American men alive in tourney

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) -- Justin Gimelstob keeps falling into what he calls tennis "oblivion,"


SURVEY Most doctors believe in God, afterlife

Religions among doctors are more varied than among the general population. CHICAGO (AP) -- A


DESECRATION House passes amendment The measure to outlaw flag burning now moves to Senate

Activists say the Senate could be within a vote or two of passage. WASHINGTON (AP) -- A


Texas to play for crown

Chance Wheeless' homer gave the Longhorns a 4-3 victory. ASSOCIATED PRESS OMAHA, Neb. -- Chance


COURT Dependency treatment grads are granted custody of kids

The court program helped one couple to find a new direction in life. By KANTELE FRANKO


Attack targets insurgents hiding on mountainside

A U.S. spokesman said forces will pursue the rebels until fighting stops. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP)


CANFIELD Residents have control over drilling

Local government no longer has a say in drilling issues. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


Judge acquitted of misuse of funds, ethics violations

Lawrence Belskis had been accused by his former secretary and her husband. COLUMBUS (AP) -- An


ROUNDUP | News and notes

Clijsters rolls: Miffed when a poor choice of shots cost her a point, Kim Clijsters walked away from


Halfway facility releases Bucheit

YOUNGSTOWN -- Retired 73-year-old contractor Bernard Bucheit was released Wednesday from Community


TOLEDO DIOCESE Parishioners work to save church

Holy Rosary Catholic Church is one of 17 Toledo parishes slated to close July 1. TOLEDO (AP) --


NATIONAL LEAGUE Nationals squander lead, but still beat Pirates, 5-4

Jose Guillen hit a pair of home runs as Washington won two of three games. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The


MLS ROUNDUP | Wednesday's games

Revolution 3, Crew 1 COLUMBUS -- Pat Noonan scored twice for New England. The Revolution (8-1-4)


Activist to run for state senate

The anti-abortion leader looks to unseat a state Senate veteran. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) --


JOY BLASKO JOSHUA DUNN

JOY BLASKO JOSHUA DUNN XYOUNGSTOWN -- Joy Elizabeth Blasko of Boardman and Joshua Matthew Dunn of


hBeach memo: Guard your lunch

hBeach memo: Guard your lunch kA RACCOON licks its lips while eating a bag of sandwiches it stole


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Anti-AIDS group faces funding shortfall

GENEVA (AP) -- The attempt to reverse the spread of AIDS in the developing world faces a


NORTHFIELD RESULTS

NORTHFIELD RESULTS WEDNESDAY 1st--Tad Bit More(Daniels)5.603.202.80 Louisa's Victory(J


A new book written by a former SongTalk editor is due out this fall.

A new book written by a former SongTalk editor is due out this fall. Tom Petty is often overlooked


GIRARD Information on new school available at park

Construction would be complete by fall 2008. GIRARD -- On Aug. 2, Girard residents will be asked


Acknowledged receipt of five proposals from private companies who would be interested in managing

Acknowledged receipt of five proposals from private companies who would be interested in managing


AFGHANISTAN Attack targets insurgents hiding on mountainside

A U.S. spokesman said forces will pursue the rebels until fighting stops. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP)


CAL THOMAS Morality doesn't come from the state

Opinion: Former senator and U.N. ambassador, John Danforth, has performed a valuable service between


Melfi's plan: Out of debt in 7 years

The city is $1.4 million in debt and has been in fiscal emergency for three years. By PEGGY


REVIEW Nothing bewitching here

The movie can't decide what it wants to be, and so settles for wobbly and inconsistent. By CHRIS


House passes amendment The measure to outlaw flag burning now moves to Senate

Activists say the Senate could be within a vote or two of passage. WASHINGTON (AP) -- A


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THERESA MYERS CHARLES SHUSTER

THERESA MYERS CHARLES SHUSTER XCOLUMBUS -- The Columbus Latter-day Saints Temple was the setting


Summer camp set in Howland

HOWLAND -- The Howland Township Summer Youth Sport & amp; Recreation Program has camps for


& lt;B & gt;BAHR, & lt;/B & gt;John A. Sr., 78, of Salem; calling

& lt;B & gt;BAHR, & lt;/B & gt;John A. Sr., 78, of Salem; calling hours Friday from


GUNS What's effect of expired weapons ban?

There is no hard evidence of any effect on safety since the ban was lifted. SACRAMENTO BEE It's


ELECTIONS Survey reports voting trouble for blacks

Democrats say black voters had more problems at the polls than white voters. COLUMBUS (AP) --


KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR \ Annie's Mailbox It's OK for guys to cry, but it can be prevented if desired

Dear Annie: I'm writing in response to "Crying Guy," the military man who tears up at sad occasions.


CITY COUNCIL Tighter measures proposed for owners of stray pit bulls

Council is considering an ordinance regulating the dogs. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR


TRACK AND FIELD New generation of athletes ready at nationals

Marion Jones no longer holds the status she had in the Sydney Olympics. CARSON, Calif. (AP) --


AFI lists 100 top quotes

The American Film Institute's list of top 100 quotes from U.S. movies, with film title and year of


Fashion has gone on safari -- again

KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS In the late 1960s, Vogue magazine published a fashion photograph that


AROUND THE HORN | Wednesday's other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Devil Rays 5, Yankees 3 NEW YORK -- Nick Green hit a go-ahead, three-run homer


Youth services director to be hired

MERCER, Pa. -- A new director for Mercer County Children and Youth Services is expected to be


New generation of athletes ready at nationals

Marion Jones no longer holds the status she had in the Sydney Olympics. CARSON, Calif. (AP) --


13 Valley reservists set to be deployed to Iraq

13 Valley reservists set to be deployed to Iraq VIENNA -- Thirteen 910th Airlift Wing reservists


SOFTBALL Bowling Green's Gina Rango picked for All-America team

She is a Boardman High graduate. BOWLING GREEN -- Boardman High graduate and Bowling Green State


ON AREA DIAMONDS | Youth baseball

TRI-T PONY (13-14) Poland Funny Farm 15, Austintown Optimists 2 -- Brett Vardavas hit a home run


Court rules in favor of strip club in case

The decision called the regulations constitutional. CINCINNATI (AP) -- A federal appeals court on


Today is Thursday, June 23, the 174th day of 2005. There are 191 days left in the year. On this date

Today is Thursday, June 23, the 174th day of 2005. There are 191 days left in the year. On this date


Parents rejoice, await details from rescued 11-year-old son

The Hawkinses say they will not push Brennan to speak about his experience. BOUNTIFUL, Utah (AP)


Most doctors believe in God, afterlife

Religions among doctors are more varied than among the general population. CHICAGO (AP) -- A


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High school all-star softball game Monday at McCune Park

CANFIELD -- Thirty-six recently graduated high school players will compete in the 2005 High School


Father-son duo claim first, second place at Sharon Speedway

By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER HARTFORD -- Russell King took first in the Gibson-


CLASS AA BASEBALL Yates pitches 2-hitter as Bud's/DiCiccio rolls

Youngstown Metro rallied past Penn-Ohio, 6-3. YOUNGSTOWN -- Paul Yates pitched a two-hitter with


WINNING NUMBERS | June 18-24

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Romero succeeds anew with gruesome flick

When a movie about the undead goes deep, watch out. By CHRIS HEWITT KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS


Prime-time TV appearance by runaway bride pathetic

Opinion: It was toward the end of the hour-long kid-glove interview by NBC-TV's Katie Couric that the real


YSU Officials keep faculty union talks top secret

The university initially released its classified proposals. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR STAFF


COLUMBIANA COUNTY Audit reveals one employee was accidentally overpaid for vacation

The county incorrectly applied its vacation leave policy. LISBON -- Columbiana County


ON THE FAIRWAYS This week's events

U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. Women's Open Cherry Hills Village, Colo. Schedule: Today-Sunday Course:


Jammers' homers send Scrappers to first defeat

NILES -- The Mahoning Valley Scrappers couldn't carry the momentum from Tuesday's opening night win


PENNSYLVANIA Bill regulating payday loans advances to Senate

Senate is not expected to consider the bill until fall. HARRISBURG (AP) -- Lenders of short-term,


Rocker boasts long list of gigs

McLagan has played with everyone from Bob Dylan to the Rolling Stones. To the average rock fan,


CLASS B BASEBALL Astro Falcons roll past Rondinelli in 7-0 victory

Joe Kohler pitched the shutout, scattering six hits. STRUTHERS -- Joe Kohler scattered six hits


The Sources

The Sources Ticketmaster: Kaufmann's in Eastwood, Southern Park and Shenango Valley malls; and


COLUMBUS CONVENTION Warren Junior Women's League, members garner top honors

NILES -- Awards from the General/Ohio Federation of Women's Clubs Convention held April 22-24 in


Climate bill a clever ruse for energy companies

Opinion: By DENNIS T. AVERY KNIGHT RIDDER/TRIBUNE WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico is


And the walk goes on for Boardman principal

The educator was about 40 miles from Canton on Wednesday afternoon. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR


SCHOOLS Many teachers accept option to retire early

The board president says the incentive will save the district millions. By MONICA BOND


The Potter Players present "Jolly Roger & amp; the Pirate Queen," at 8 p.m. at the

The Potter Players present "Jolly Roger & amp; the Pirate Queen," at 8 p.m. at the community


U.S.-Vietnam cooperation offers benefits

Opinion: By JORDAN RYAN LOS ANGELES TIMES Vietnam still touches a raw nerve in the United States. Even as


SCHOOLS 4 candidates left in search

The board has been checking references on the candidates this week. CAMPBELL -- And then there


PENN-OHIO FOOTBALL CLASSIC Ohio stars hoping to end loss streak

They trail 19-6 in the series and have lost four straight. By MARK W. MILLER VINDICATOR SPORTS


MAJORS Red Sox complete sweep of Tribe

Edgar Renteria's double in the ninth drove in the winning run in the 5-4 contest. CLEVELAND (AP)


PENN-OHIO ROSTERS

Rosters for the Penn-Ohio Football Classic Friday at Reeves Stadium at Geneva College in Beaver


DOWNTOWN Local merchants skip sanitation safety meeting

Garbage disposal is an increasing concern in the downtown area. By AMBER HYLAND VINDICATOR


Book on Jackson saga

Book on Jackson saga NEW YORK -- The Michael Jackson saga is coming to bookstores. Court TV anchor


Summary of police activity in Canfield and Austintown.

Summary of police activity in Canfield and Austintown. CANFIELD CITY June 6 Theft: An in-dash


Nationals squander lead, but still beat Pirates, 5-4

Jose Guillen hit a pair of home runs as Washington won two of three games. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The


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Game 7 pressure starting to mount

The Pistons are 10-0 in games when they have a chance to eliminate an opponent. SAN ANTONIO (AP)