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MAHONING VALLEY SCRAPPERS Dreams scrapped in pair of shutouts

The team lost its chance for the NYPL playoffs. BATAVIA, N.Y. -- Getting swept by the Batavia

GEORGE F. WILL Judicial review is a valuable restraint

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- Debate about the role of judges in American governance is a hardy perennial, arising

CAMPAIGN FINANCE O'Brien fined in elections violation

The mayor was asked about the matters during testimony to a grand jury. By JEFF ORTEGA

In agility tests, 4-H clubs have gone to the dogs

It takes years of training before a dog does well on the agility course. By JEANNE STARMACK

Country girl band wows Warren

Their biggest hit is getting good play on the national airwaves. By GUY D'ASTOLFO VINDICATOR


AUXILIARIES XCandy Brooks will preside at the first District Eight Auxiliary meeting to be held

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Associated Press FAMOUS BOMBER: This undated photo provided by the National Museum of the U.S. Air


Inside | C4 *As fast as Ohio State's Ted Ginn Jr. is, he'll have a hard time staying ahead of the



VOLLEYBALL Howland outlasts Canfield, now 2-0

Katlyn Flick, Taylor Summerfield and Tara Rose sparked the Tigers. HOWLAND -- Katlyn Flick had 15

Commissioners OK transit subsidy

WARREN -- In a move he says is largely symbolic, Trumbull County Commissioner Paul Heltzel voted no


FAIR AWARDS The Canfield Junior Fair and Mahoning County 4-H gave awards and scholarships at a

TRUMBULL COUNTY Family services location awaits selection

'We probably started this too late,' a commissioner said of the site search. By ED RUNYAN

SOCIAL SECURITY Keeping number safe from ID thieves

In only a few instances are Social Security numbers required by law. BALTIMORE SUN Everybody

Dead women at site for a while, reports say

The cause of death won't be known for a few days. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR PENNSYLVANIA STAFF

Pick the right makeup brush

The care of brushes is as important as making the right selection. NEW YORK (AP) -- Beauty


YSU Volleyball Due to the devastation in Alabama from Hurricane Katrina, the University of South

Auction is set for Hill View

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- With no sales agreement in place, Lawrence County commissioners said they are

YOUNGSTOWN SCHOOLS District must succeed, Webb tells educators

The city school system is under pressure to improve its academic test scores. By HAROLD GWIN

Jay Williams seeks views on materials

Independent candidates have no affiliation with another party, the OEC says. By JEFF ORTEGA

What will YSU do when the bills start coming in?

Editorial: Everyone appears to be happy that professors and support personnel were on the job this week for the

LAWRENCE COUNTY Commissioners discuss replacing vouchers with food distribution

The Pittsburgh food bank would eventually like to open another site. By VIRGINIA ROSS

PAC Boardman firefighters' forum plan not blocked

The event for evaluating trustee candidates is scheduled for next week. By DENISE DICK

9 people receive various penalties

Two incurred drug-related charges while traveling on Interstate 80. MERCER, Pa. -- A Detroit man

St. Elizabeth Health Center

St. Elizabeth Health Center Michael and Kelly Parker, Youngstown, boy, Aug. 31. Lori A. Ivey,

Talk focuses on rebuilding city

Most experts say New Orleans should be rebuilt, but differently. KNIGHT RIDDER NEWSPAPERS If you


LOCAL Mayor penalized k THE OHIO Elections Commission on Thursday found Warren Mayor Michael J.

Poland defeats Niles

Poland defeats Niles Dain Malaniak's goal late in the second half helped Poland High defeat Niles

KATRINA'S DEVASTATION Relief efforts and problems

The latest developments in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: GLOBAL AID In a turnabout, the

Youth blast features speaker, comedian

Youth blast features speaker, comedian COLUMBIANA -- The fall Youth Blast, co-sponsored by East

Control board OKs 26 change orders

Grant requests for improvements at five businesses also were approved. By KANTELE FRANKO

COLUMBIANA COUNTY Board of elections rejects 7 candidates

Elections officials will create a checklist to help candidates. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR

POLAND Seditz to appear in court on charge of DUI

The Boardman administrator has taken vacation time until a Sept. 12 trustees' meeting. By DENISE

U.S. search urged for 911 head

WARREN -- Members of the Trumbull County 911 Review Board, as expected, are recommending to county

Leetonia teachers' new contract includes raises and concessions

By BOB JACKSON VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER LEETONIA -- The village school board and its teachers

"What Not to Where Are They Now" (9 p.m., TLC): In this goofily titled show, Stacy and Clinton of

"What Not to Where Are They Now" (9 p.m., TLC): In this goofily titled show, Stacy and Clinton of

Area Salvation Army to collect for victims

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning County Salvation Army volunteers will man their Red Kettles, beginning today

Salem Quota Club recipient of award

SALEM -- Quota International of Salem was the recipient of a prestigious award presented to the club

Can-do: Exal plans 2 new plants

New plants will make containers for beer and a new foam medicine. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR

Glass Harp plans reissues

Three full-length projects recorded by rock pioneers Glass Harp, who hailed from Youngstown, will be

Backup Reams keys Penguins

Former defensive back Justin Reams gained all of his 122 yards in the second half. By PETE MOLLICA

We're slipping in science

Opinion: Daily Times-Call, Longmont, Colo.: Since the dawn of the technological age, the United States has

Lopez goes to Puerto Rico to work on reggaeton

Lopez goes to Puerto Rico to work on reggaeton SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Jennifer Lopez was in

National convention held in Utah by VFW auxiliaries

Members were recognized for service at hospitals and fund-raising projects. SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

British engineer kidnapped

British engineer kidnapped KABUL, Afghanistan -- Gunmen kidnapped a British engineer and his

Victims of Katrina need help, prayers

Opinion: By MARY LANDRIEU WASHINGTON POST The devastation left by Hurricane Katrina is unprecedented and

HELOISE Tips for avoiding a swampy backyard

Dear Heloise: When we moved into our first house four years ago, we found that we had a terrible

PUNK ROCK PROM Canfield event has grown and changed in a year

Bands are now asking to perform for growing crowds. By GUY D'ASTOLFO VINDICATOR ENTERTAINMENT

With much of New Orleans under water from the worst American natural disaster in nearly a century,

With much of New Orleans under water from the worst American natural disaster in nearly a century,

Today is Friday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2005. There are 120 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Friday, Sept. 2, the 245th day of 2005. There are 120 days left in the year. On this date

"We're in trouble for a long time."

Opinion: "We're in trouble for a long time." Shannon Whavers, 29 On her family's future after Hurricane

HOW HE SEES IT Katrina offers lessons to Americans about readiness

Opinion: By PAUL C. LIGHT WASHINGTON POST Even as the Gulf Coast states battle to recover from Hurricane


TODAY 2 a.m. (USA) Tennis: U.S. Open. 8 a.m. (SPD) Auto racing: Formula One practice. 9:30

Royalty relish achievements, fair memories

Ten young men and women were on the 4-H Royal Court. By JEANNE STARMACK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Saturday's games

ALLEGHENY vs. BALDWIN-WALLACE Where: The George Finnie Stadium, Berea When: 6:30 p.m. Records:


HOLIDAY CLOSINGS Labor Day State, county and federal agencies and other businesses that will be

'A desperate SOS'

COMBINED DISPATCHES NEW ORLEANS -- Storm victims were raped and beaten; fights and fires broke


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS THURSDAY 1st--King of Nasty$24.00$8.80$4.60 Kinetic Rush (Rosendo I.)

TRUMBULL CO. Election board rejects several candidates

The board wants $57,726 for additional equipment to run its new voting system. By ED RUNYAN

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& lt;B & gt;BENNY, & lt;/B & gt;Robert W., 81, of Youngstown; calling hours today

A nation can choose to cower or choose to fight; our president chose to fight

Opinion: A nation can choose to cower or choose to fight; our president chose to fight EDITOR: Gold Star

Fewer students attend this fall

The board ratified the faculty contract but didn't vote on a pending classified employee pact. By

YSU ROUNDUP News and notes

Smith's streak: Senior wide receiver Kyle Smith kept his streak alive of catching at least one pass

Fireworks trucks fill up with donations

Phantoms players said people returned two or three times, dropping off items, then buying more. By

PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP | Thursday's other games

BOYS Ursuline 8, United 1 HANOVERTON -- Ryan Novotny scored three goals and had an assist to

Democratic ex-judge to run for Ohio secretary of state

COLUMBUS -- A former judge became the first Democrat to declare her candidacy for secretary of state


INDICTMENTS Mahoning County A Mahoning County grand jury declined to indict Clyde Dooley on a

Reception set for the Whites' 50th anniversary

XPOLAND -- The 50th anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Jack White, 2343 Knollwood Drive, will be celebrated

Reporters ignore Miller's jailing

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- Judith Miller lingers in jail, the only victim of an essentially victimless crime, and

HIGH SCHOOL SOCCER Malaniak's goal is a key one as Poland beats Niles, 3-0

Dain Malaniak already has scored five goals for the undefeated Bulldogs. By BILL SULLIVAN

Teen continues his peace crusade

The teen has also started a program called Peacemakers. By PAUL H. JOHNSON KNIGHT RIDDER

Judge gives man extra prison time, despite plea deal

Judge Cronin issued a 17-year sentence for Donald Mulholland instead of the suggested nine years.

Cancer Society notes others are separate

Cancer Society notes others are separate YOUNGSTOWN -- The American Cancer Society is not

Louisiana family finds haven in Valley

A woman's family members say their Louisiana homes are under water. By KANTELE FRANKO