Iowa thwarts OSU, wins Big Ten title
Iowa thwarts OSU,wins Big Ten title
kIOWA GUARD Jeff Horner celebrates his team's defeat of Ohio State in the Big Ten men's basketball championship game. Iowa beat the Buckeyes 67-60 in the game Sunday in Indianapolis.
Studies: Vitamin Bfails to cut heart risk
kCONTRARY to a widely promoted theory, B vitamins do not cut the risk for heart attacks or strokes, according to two large new studies.
Mahoning caseloadsget review from state
kDECREASING the caseload in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court may require anything from changing a form to creating judgeships. A division of the Ohio Supreme Court is studying all operations in the court and should make recommendations later this year.
Smoking encouragedat this Valley lounge
kTHE NEW Hookah Lounge in Liberty puts a premium on smoking. Patrons can select any of some 30 flavored tobaccos to smoke through a Middle Eastern device called a hookah.
LIFE & amp;WORK
Pen and paper makea stylish comeback
kLITTLE BLACK notebooks called Moleskines -- the kind used by Hemingway, Van Gogh and other Lost Generation artists who hung out at Paris caf & eacute;s after World War I -- are surging in popularity.
Husband, wife takeleads in TNT show
kA HUSBAND and wife play the two lead roles in Trumbull New Theatre's production of "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," which opens this coming weekend.
Lessons on Islam
kAMERICANS should resist the temptation to label Islam the enemy or to lash out against moderate Muslims in places like Dubai, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations argues in a column.