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hTrafalgar battle marked

hTrafalgar battle marked PORTSMOUTH, England -- Seventeen tall ships from five countries held a

NBA players ratify new labor agreement

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- NBA players approved their new labor agreement Tuesday, and Chicago Bulls center


MOUNTAINEER RESULTS TUESDAY 1st--Soap (Parker)3.602.602.60 Roarar (Williams)6.004.60

City man pleads guilty to 2 charges

The defendant could receive probation or up to 18 months in prison. By PEGGY SINKOVICH

STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Jamestown (Marlins)53.625-- Batavia (Phillies)44.5001 Mahoning

Here is the Youngstown route schedule for Pan Am Clipper Connection, operated by Boston-Maine Airways, effective Sept. 15:

Here is the Youngstown route schedule for Pan Am Clipper Connection, operated by Boston-Maine

Woman dies sunbathing at nursing home

The multiple sclerosis sufferer was especially susceptible to heat, a doctor says. WATERVILLE,

Nationals overcome Pirates

A former Mahoning Valley Scrapper got the win. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ryan Drese redeemed himself for

Onstar tracks stolen car

Onstar tracks stolen car YOUNGSTOWN -- Onstar, an in-vehicle safety and security system, tracked a

Both spouses need to do their fair share

Dear Annie: Eight months ago, I left a job that paid very well. My wife of 15 years has never had to

Son-in-law to follow 'The Boss'

George Steinbrenner's son-in-law will follow him as head of the Yankees. NEW YORK (AP) -- With his

Bogut, 'Heels go fast

Utah's center and North Carolina's Marvin Williams were the first two selections. NEW YORK (AP) --

Final round spectacle costly

LPGA again has come under scrutiny over its ability to play tough courses. CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE,

Bond set for men accused of shooting car

YOUNGSTOWN -- Two men accused of shooting up an occupied Ford Explorer on the East Side over the

Koch/Line Drive advances past Dave Sugar in Little b playoffs

AUSTINTOWN -- Koch Construction/Line Drive defeated Dave Sugar Excavating, 5-0, on Monday at Koch

Time to take fresh look at the role of the SEC

Opinion: By JAMES K. GLASSMAN SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE A truly weird drama plays out this week in an

Officials scramble to make cow tracking plan

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The latest case of mad cow disease has brought new talk of a national livestock

Yee-haw! Pageant has a home

After being shunned by the networks, Miss America finds shelter on CMT. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP)

Both vulnerable. East deals.

Both vulnerable. East deals. NORTH x -10 9 6 5 u -K 2 v -A K Q 5 3 w -9 7 WESTEAST x

Same man suspected in home invasions

One woman yelled, 'Get out of here,' and the intruder ran. YOUNGSTOWN -- Two East Side women were


Both vulnerable. East deals. NORTH x -10 9 6 5 u -K 2 v -A K Q 5 3 w -9 7 WESTEAST x

Penn Ohio posts win with 4-hit shutout

Bud's/DiCioccio got at least one run in every inning of its contest. WARREN -- Penn Ohio, behind

CD RELEASES Rock music bringing back steady fan base

The Backstreet Boys also made a comeback after a five-year hiatus. By JIM FARBER NEW YORK DAILY

Pa. cops stage Internet sex crime sting

HARRISBURG (AP) -- The state needs to hire more undercover agents to police Internet sex crimes,

CBS turns Ohio woman's gift into TV show

The Cleveland woman says she can only talk to spirits who haven't crossed into the afterlife.

2 middleweights set to fight in Las Vegas

Bernard Hopkins could be a formidable opponent for Jermain Taylor. MIAMI (AP) -- Barely 10 miles


MAYOR John E. Dill*, 249 Harold Lane; Robert P. Yankle, 457 Elizabeth Lane; Frank D. Tofil, 588

Therapy horses to get new Trumbull Co. home

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is seeking funding for the arena. By MONICA BOND VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

Tourism bureau seeking director

The bureau's Web site still is unavailable to the public. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Mahoning County

Huffy hopes government will pay retirement

DAYTON (AP) -- Huffy Corp. said Tuesday it plans to have the federal government take over paying its


AROUND THE HORN Tuesday's other games AMERICAN LEAGUE Orioles 4, Yankees 3 BALTIMORE --

Trumbull Co. hosts rabies vaccination clinic

WARREN -- Trumbull County Veterinary Medical Association will offer an animal rabies vaccination

Strongsville services pay respects to Marine who was killed in Iraq

Keeling was killed in a roadside bombing in Iraq. STRONGSVILLE (AP) -- A Marine killed in Iraq was

Former Mahoning deputy sheriff arraigned

YOUNGSTOWN -- An Aug. 10 trial date has been set for a former Mahoning County deputy sheriff on a

Smut-buster likes 'The Simpsons'

Brent Bozell, who runs the largest media watchdog organization in America, has a soft spot for some

Armstrong feels race will be won in the mountains

The six-time champion says this will be his final race. PARIS (AP) -- Lance Armstrong is ready to

Pan Am official: Future is bright

A Pan Am hub here is not out of the question, the airline president said. VIENNA -- The rebirth of


MAHONING COUNTY Domestic Relations Alise R. Andrews vs. Kevin T. Andrews, divorce to

City worker arraigned on shooting charge

YOUNGSTOWN -- A city street department worker is accused of firing several shots at his son-in-law.

200th birthday party set for town

Most of the events at the celebration will be free. COLUMBIANA -- When Columbiana starts its


PGA TOUR Western Open Site: Lemont, Ill. Schedule: Thursday-Sunday. Course: Cog Hill Golf

Iraq's oldest legislator killed

This is the second political assassination this week. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Bombs killed the

Senate's energy bill smiles on conservation

Many Republicans oppose the bill in part because of cost. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate approved

'WAR OF THE WORLDS' | A review This movie is meant to scare

Director Steven Spielberg would like to remind you of your own mortality. By ROBERT W. BUTLER

Residents hear details about moving 8 homes

The area contains eight older homes and 17 vacant lots. By PEGGY SINKOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

Man gets six months for selling marijuana

YOUNGSTOWN -- Michael Yount of Lealand Avenue is on his way to prison for six months for selling

Set the table with red, white and blue

FAMILY FEATURES Light the sparklers. Unfurl the flag. It's the Fourth of July! Time to


YSU 57 athletes make spring honor roll YOUNGSTOWN -- Fifty-seven Youngstown State student-

Federer, Roddick headed for men's finals showdown

The two-time defending champ could become the third to win three straight. WIMBLEDON, England (AP)

Danielle Valentine and Thomas Casey to wed in August

XAUSTINTOWN -- Grace Lutheran Church will be the setting for the marriage of Danielle J. Valentine,

Favorite foods: not much to look at, but tasty

Dear Heloise: I read about favorite family foods, and it gave me a good laugh. Our dish is called

1. Milwaukee, Andrew Bogut, c, Utah.

1. Milwaukee, Andrew Bogut, c, Utah. 2. Atlanta, Marvin Williams, f, North Carolina. 3. Utah

4-54-1 italic performing

The tough conservative has a soft spot for the rights of pets and animals. WASHINGTON (AP) --

Williams, Sharapova meet next

Lindsay Davenport and Amelie Mauresmo will play in the other semifinal. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) --

Valley native to lead recovery organization

The former Youngstown man's selection was a milestone for Ohio, a state official said. COLUMBUS --

Vicki Giannini, fianc & eacute; announce nuptial plans

XAUSTINTOWN -- Vicki L. Giannini and Christopher M. Barton, both of 4620 Rhode Island Drive, are

NL manager fears effects of fatigue

Tony La Russa called ESPN's scheduling change "a clueless move." ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Tony La Russa

COIN SCANDAL Audit revealed unreported losses last year

However, no one said or did anything to indicate that something was wrong. ASSOCIATED PRESS An

Laurel teachers plan to marry in late July

XBESSEMER, Pa. The parents of Jennifer Renee Davidson and Mark David Pezzuolo, both of 373 W.

Man has plan for Wick Pollock Inn

McConnell is a YSU graduate. YOUNGSTOWN -- A Mahoning Valley businessman wants to develop a plan

Bids for resurfacing program to undergo review in Canfield

Council members are accepting letters of interest for a soon-to-be open seat. By DENISE DICK

Dylan's new coffehouse circuit is CD offering with Starbucks

SEATTLE (AP) -- Bob Dylan made his mark playing in one cafe. Soon, he'll be in thousands.

Shakespeare -- with hip-hop

Students will attend the two-week camp free of charge. By KATIE LIBECCO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

Candidates prepare for mayoral primary challenge

One mayoral candidate withdrew, and another is expected to be disqualified. By DAVID SKOLNICK

African leaders must not forget lessons of Rwanda

Opinion: Between 300,000 and 1.5 million poverty-stricken citizens of the southern African nation of Zimbabwe

Advocate for poor lauds replacing 'smart cards'

The new card system will go into effect next spring. By JEFF ORTEGA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

HOW HE SEES IT Bush's pick to head SEC will please business

Opinion: By JONATHAN CHAIT LOS ANGELES TIMES Remember Enron? In calendar years, the scandal occurred just

NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE 6th inning rally seals Scrappers' win

The team wasn't bothered by a rain delay before its victory over the Muckdogs. NILES -- The

Explosion of holiday anticipation excites consumers, local retailers

Individuals and groups spend thousands on entertainment for the Fourth of July. By KANTELE FRANKO


OHIO Multi-State Mega Millions: 2-20-37-43-46 Mega Ball: 4 Night drawings: Pick 3: 7-1-7 Pick

Pa. sees gains in employment growth

The state has turned an economic corner, according to one expert. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A robust

Keeping your cool

Keeping your cool "Icebox Desserts" (Harvard Common Press, $17.95), by Lauren Chattman, brings

Parents announce Kashimer-Schlais nuptials in August

XBOARDMAN -- The engagement of Brie Kashimer, 133 Lost Creek Drive, and Michael J. Schlais, 4851

Bero-Albanese, Troggio wedding planned in August

XNEW MIDDLETOWN -- Charley and Hunter Bero-Albanese of New Middletown are announcing the engagement

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TODAY XFraternal Order of Eagles 3298, 1655 Raccoon Road, Austintown, will serve dinners from 4 to

Oprah shopping incident a reminder of racial tension

The event began when the media star was denied entrance to a store in Paris. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Sosa dropped to sixth spot to help slumping slugger

His average dipped to .239 and he hasn't homered in nine straight games. BALTIMORE (AP) -- Sammy

hSet the table with red, white and blue

hSet the table with red, white and blue kSERVE UP a fun and festive Fourth of July by adding a

Lawsuit demands company clean up its plants

The EPA said recent modifications did not include updated pollution controls. PITTSBURGH (AP) --


BIRTHS Forum Health Women and Infants Pavilion Amy and Dan Fabian, 905 Afton Ave., Boardman,

YWCA awarded grant for summer youth program

YOUNGSTOWN -- The YWCA of Youngstown was awarded a $5,000 Good Neighbor Grant from The Raymond John

AFGHANISTAN Transport helicopter crashes in mountains

The Taliban has claimed credit for the crash, saying it shot down the helicopter. KABUL,

Panel aims to streamline surplus food program

The county distributes food vouchers four times a year. By VIRGINIA ROSS VINDICATOR

Plans announced for John Gillie Jr., Ms. Lamancusa

XGIRARD -- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Augustine Sr., 24 Smithsonian St., are announcing the engagement and

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman Township:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman Township: POLAND June 23 Theft: A

Drivers beware of danger at Midlothian intersection

Opinion: Drivers beware of danger at Midlothian intersection EDITOR: I am writing to inform the citizens


KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS CLEVELAND -- The Cleveland Cavaliers got themselves a draft pick Tuesday,

A Wal-Mart nation: admired and reviled

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- Small towns and cities across America were the backbone of the country's virile


LOCAL Girard throws a party GIRARD -- The Greater Girard Area Chamber of Commerce will present

Site in southern France chosen for $13B nuclear fusion reactor

Japan will have a large role in operations and research for the project. PARIS (AP) -- France was

Dinner in 35 minutes


Religion important part of our history

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court rendered two more hairsplitting, migraine-inducing decisions Monday

New tourism office opens

The interim executive director is working on a month-to-month basis. WARREN -- Opening of the new

Rally promotes NYC as host site

Several athletes will travel to Singapore to push for New York. NEW YORK (AP) -- Secretary of

Union's ready for 'Night Stalker'

The 32-year-old actress shifts from comedy to drama for the supernatural series. By DANIEL

ALL-STAR GAME NL manager fears effects of fatigue

Tony La Russa called ESPN's scheduling change "a clueless move." ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Tony La Russa

KITCHEN WARES Pick the right pan for the job

Some things mean a lot, but some simply don't. By ERICA MARCUS LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY "What


AROUND THE WNBA Tuesday's games Mystics 66, Sting 61 CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Chasity Melvin scored