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INVESTMENT SCANDALS 2 sides spar over agreement to pay back money

Three risky funds caused a state fund for injured workers to lose $220 million and violated policy.


PARKING RESTRICTIONS | Boardman Trustees are considering banning parking on township streets that measure 22 feet in width or less. The streets:

Afton Avenue, Alburn Drive, Allan Drive, Amherst Avenue, Anderson Drive, Aravesta Avenue, Argyle


'Empire' inspired by history

The epic doesn't let facts stand in the way of a good story. By LYNN ELBER ASSOCIATED PRESS


Players react to slow round

Leader Furyk said the pace worked for him; Singh said it ruins the rhythm of play. HARRISON, N.Y.


FORMULA ONE RACING Walkout at Indy may be end to F1 in States

ASSOCIATED PRESS When 14 Formula One drivers walked out the back gate at Indianapolis Motor


Extra weekend patrols target drunk drivers

Extra weekend patrols target drunk drivers YOUNGSTOWN -- The Operating a Vehicle Impaired Task


In simpler times, songs were on vinyl

Opinion: I saw a newspaper article the other day explaining why graduates should commit themselves to


Company withdraws zoning change idea

HOWLAND -- Universal Development has withdrawn its request to change the zoning of 31.7 acres in the


Energy agenda is almost done

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate neared completion of a sweeping national energy agenda late Thursday


NHL Lemieux: Dispute will cost players

The Pens owner says the union rejected a better deal in February. PRESTO, Pa. (AP) -- Pittsburgh


New officers and series announced

CANFIELD -- Dr. Randy Tharp was installed at president of the Monday Musical Club during a meeting


Identify unknown smell before it's too late

Dear Heloise: Just wanted to share a recent experience that might be of value. In our bedroom,


Proposed parking ban to emphasize safety

Firefighters had to get out of their trucks and go to calls on foot in fall 2003. By DENISE DICK


NEXTEL CUP

NEXTEL CUP Schedule Feb. 20 -- Daytona 500, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Jeff Gordon) Feb. 27 -- Auto


STARTUP COMPANY Political savvy is in the cards

Who wants to swap a Specter for a Santorum? PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Who knew that U.S. Sen. Rick


Woman wins PT Cruiser in contest

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- She couldn't hold it any longer. After spending nearly 21 days in a PT


New commission comes together

STRUTHERS -- Struthers City Schools took another step in what could be a long road to financial


MH/R CONTRACTS How the spending breaks down

Mercer County commissioners awarded contracts Wednesday night for Mental Health/Retardation services


Annika battles nerves, pressure

She is attempting to be the first to win the first three legs of the Grand Slam. CHERRY HILLS


ODOT: Large billboards have to be removed

COLUMBUS (AP) -- Towering advertisements meant to liven up downtown must be removed from the sides


YSU

YSU Thomas makes pro debut EVERETT, Wash. -- Former Youngstown State pitcher Justin Thomas threw


Hanoi comes calling

Los Angeles Times: The specter of a disastrous war that tore this country apart appeared again this


MAJOR LEAGUE BOXSCORES

MAJOR LEAGUE BOXSCORES AMERICAN LEAGUE TWINS 6, TIGERS 2 DETROITMINNESOTA abrhbiabrhbi


Extreme sports bring action to Pa.

The move is an intentional change of pace from the usual California locations. WOODWARD, Pa. (AP)


Patricia Greene is new president of Junior League

YOUNGSTOWN -- Patricia Greene, quality management director of Mahoning Valley Hospital, has been


'Mike' won't speak up when 'Zack' is rude

Dear Annie: I am a 33-year-old, divorced, childless woman. Most of the men I have dated have


Bernstein's 'Peter Pan' gets new recording

The full score is included. LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY It took a treasure map to make the new recording


Event set for those who love catfish

The local event is the seventh stop in the national qualifying tournament. BAZETTA -- Are catfish


New president gets scholarship

CANFIELD -- Yo-Mah-O Chapter of the International Association of Administrative Professionals


City hires firms to tie downtown area to YSU

The plans should be done in eight to 12 weeks. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


6TH U.S. CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS Senate confirms 2 Bush nominees

The circuit includes Ohio, Michigan Kentucky and Tennessee. CINCINNATI (AP) -- Senate confirmation


WINNING NUMBERS | June 18-24

OHIO Friday 6/24 Night drawings: Pick 3, Pick 4, Rolling Cash 5, Mega Millions, Mega Ball,


Political savvy is in the cards

Who wants to swap a Specter for a Santorum? PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Who knew that U.S. Sen. Rick


WORLD

WORLD Split U.S. images k THE STRONG U.S. response to the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 helped


Settlement reached in case against cop

YOUNGSTOWN -- A Niles woman compelled by a Weathersfield Township cop to seek medical attention


Ohio Library council mulls nonprint fees

COLUMBUS (AP) -- An Ohio Library Council official says charging patrons fees for nonprint materials


ANNIE'S MAILBOX 'Mike' won't speak up when 'Zack' is rude

Dear Annie: I am a 33-year-old, divorced, childless woman. Most of the men I have dated have


Stunt work won't win an Oscar

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Oscar won't honor stunt work. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences


9/11 panel's report must not go unheeded

Opinion: By THOMAS H. KEAN and LEE H. HAMILTON BALTIMORE SUN For many Americans, the shock and horror of


STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Batavia (Phillies)21.667-- Jamestown (Marlins)21.667-- Auburn


By PEGGY SINKOVICH

By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- A city man who told police that Atty.


Improved Pens could be resuult of new labor pact

But Pittsburgh's NHL team could leave if a deal for a new arena isn't set soon. PRESTO, Pa. (AP)


WIMBLEDON Nadal ousted by 69th-ranked Muller

British lone hopeful Tim Henman also was eliminated in the second round. WIMBLEDON, England (AP)


33 members of various gangs are arrested in Northeast Ohio

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Federal and local law-enforcement officers arrested 33 people, including


MOVIE REVIEW 'Rize' hangs on LaChapelle's video-fed vision

These dance moves evolved from the streets of L.A. By CHRISTY LEMIRE ASSOCIATED PRESS The


A $5,000 donation to buy new football uniforms was generated by one fund-raiser.

A $5,000 donation to buy new football uniforms was generated by one fund-raiser. McDONALD -- The


Nadal ousted by 69th-ranked Muller

British lone hopeful Tim Henman also was eliminated in the second round. WIMBLEDON, England (AP)


Learning charity in Bohemian rhapsody

Opinion: Back in the days of the Hapsburg Empire, there was a town in Bohemia called Budweis. The people in


Agenda to include issue of health care

Commissioners are also looking for volunteers to fill empty board seats. By VIRGINIA ROSS


Concerts of Live 8 to air on cable TV

NEW YORK (AP) -- MTV and VH1 will telecast eight hours of the Live 8 concerts July 2, the networks


PRESTO, Pa. (AP) -- Pittsburgh Penguins owner-player Mario Lemieux said NHL players are all but

PRESTO, Pa. (AP) -- Pittsburgh Penguins owner-player Mario Lemieux said NHL players are all but


Strong Roush Racing team seeking third straight Nextel Cup

If the Chase for the Cup started now they'd have four cars in it. ASSOCIATED PRESS For his first


AROUND THE HORN

AROUND THE HORN Thursday's other games AMERICAN LEAGUE Twins 6, Tigers 2 MINNEAPOLIS --


President should cut losses in Senate fight over Bolton

Opinion: The mixed messages the Bush administration has sent regarding the United Nations is coming back to


Agreement rescinded

The commissioners want the data processing board to deal with the issue. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning


SACRAMENTO BEE

SACRAMENTO BEE SONOMA, CALIF. -- For guys used to turning left all day, Infineon Raceway


Lohan wonders where things went wrong

Relentlessly pursued by paparazzi, the young actress is trying to make it all work. By BARRY


AREA DIAMONDS

AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball Tri-T Colt (ages 15-17) Lakeview IC 11, East Palestine 1 -- Steve


Suit accuses officer of ignoring man

The plaintiff is seeking more than $25,000 in compensation. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


OHIO

OHIO Night drawings: Pick 3, 6-3-3 Pick 4, 2-7-3-6 Rolling Cash 5, 13-17-19-21-25 Day


POLITICS Partisan rancor erupts over Rove's words

Old wounds were reopened when Rove called liberals soft on 9/11 terrorists. KNIGHT RIDDER


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Thomas R. Oaks, legal age, 4626 Fitzgerald Ave., Youngstown,


Silver Stars top Sting to end losing streak

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Marie Ferdinand scored 18 points and rookie Katie Feenstra added 14 points


Lemieux: Dispute will cost players

The Pens owner says the union rejected a better deal in February. PRESTO, Pa. (AP) -- Pittsburgh


Ruling OKs home seizures

Local governments can now take private property for business development. LOS ANGELES TIMES


NASCAR Strong Roush Racing team seeking third straight Nextel Cup

If the Chase for the Cup started now they'd have four cars in it. ASSOCIATED PRESS For his first


OHIO Red-light camera use ruled out in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Cincinnati has become the only major Ohio city ruling out cameras to catch


ASSOCIATIONS

ASSOCIATIONS XYoungstown Branch of the American Association of University Women will have its


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS THURSDAY 1st--Dancininthenight (Felix)21.608.407.20 Winyah Bay


Local doctor looking for volunteers for study

Ultrasounds might be more effective than mammograms in detecting breast cancer early. By KANTELE


Mercer County hopes block grant funds survive federal budget cuts

The county gets nearly $400,000 per year from the block grants. MERCER, Pa. -- Mercer County


Champ driver Bourdais aims for third Grand Prix crown

The defending champion won his first race at Burke Lakefront Airport. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Standing


SUPPORT BUILDS FOR SALE OF CONSUMER FIREWORKS IN OHIO AS INJURY RATES DECREASE

Opinion: Support builds for sale of consumer fireworks in Ohio as injury rates decrease EDITOR: The


State files lawsuit against voting software company

The suit is seeking in excess of $25,000 in compensatory damages. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR


DISNEY DELUXE? 'Herbie' rides again

It's wholesome family fun, but the movie is anachronistic and forgettable. By DAVID GERMAIN


ACTORS NEEDED

Actors needed NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Westminster College is offering Foundation Theatre Camp for


Base-closing commissioner tours Cleveland payroll office

Being the poorest big city is another basis to keep jobs. CLEVELAND (AP) -- A member of the


& lt;B & gt;FERRANTI, & lt;/B & gt; John J., 88, of Boardman;

& lt;B & gt;FERRANTI, & lt;/B & gt; John J., 88, of Boardman; calling hours Sunday


MOTORSPORTS ROUNDUP | News and notes

Hmiel out until at least 2007: Driver Shane Hmiel, suspended indefinitely by NASCAR on June 3 after


POLICE CALLS

POLICE CALLS A summary of recent police activity in Girard, Liberty and Hubbard: GIRARD June


Hermes apologizes for snub of Oprah

Hermes apologizes for snub of Oprah PARIS -- The luxury store Hermes has apologized to Oprah


Friends and family fill church to honor sergeant killed in Iraq

The soldier loved being in the Army, a relative said. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER


ON THE TRACKS This weekend's events

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP Dodge/Save Mart 350 Sonoma, Calif. Schedule: Today, qualifying (Speed Channel, 6


Possible blanket requirement for monitoring

The first eligible offender has already been released from prison. COLUMBUS (AP) -- In a criminal


Casino buys plaster image of Jesus Christ

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An Internet casino has added what could be a sign of the divine or a sign to call


Specter as stalwart as ever in Senate

Hodgkin's disease hasn't slowed down the strong-willed curmudgeon. PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE


BARCLAYS CLASSIC Players react to slow round

Leader Furyk said the pace worked for him; Singh said it ruins the rhythm of play. HARRISON, N.Y.