hBeach memo: Guard your lunch
kA RACCOON licks its lips while eating a bag of sandwiches it stole at Fort De-Soto Park in St. Petersburg, Fla. The critter helped itself to a beachgoer's lunch while he went swimming Wednesday.
kBOSTON completed a three-game sweep of the Indians with a come-from-behind 5-4 win Wednesday.
Breaking hearts in Northeast Ohio
kDESPITE 25 years in the spotlight, Tom Petty is really just a shy guy. He and his Heartbreakers return to Northeast Ohio later this month.
Big man on force
kFRANK BIGOWSKY spends his first day as Girard's police chief.
Serving up concerns
kA MEETING intended to discuss ways to make Youngstown's downtown appear inviting missed its intended audience.
Debate continuesover weapons ban
kIT'S BEEN 10 months since the federal assault weapons ban expired, and for an idea of what's happened since then, pick up a copy of a gun magazine.
Doctors and God
kA SURVEY examining religion in medicine found that most U.S. doctors believe in God and an afterlife.
Time for eBay Live!
kTHOUSANDS of eBay buyers and sellers are expected to gather in San Jose, Calif., the next three days for the annual eBay Live! convention.
kRENOVATIONS have begun on a large retail space in Warren's Courthouse Square.