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NHL ROUNDUP | Sunday's games

Canadiens 6, Penguins 5 PITTSBURGH -- Chris Higgins and Alex Kovalev each had two goals, and

March 27, 1981: Bus service to some areas outside Youngstown, including Girard and Niles, may be

Opinion: March 27, 1981: Bus service to some areas outside Youngstown, including Girard and Niles, may be

Today is Monday, March 27, the 86th day of 2006. There are 279 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Monday, March 27, the 86th day of 2006. There are 279 days left in the year. On this date



Swing is still king at the ballot box

Opinion: By MARK J. PENN WASHINGTON POST We hear it every day: America is divided into two camps, red and

Murders shatter trust in party community

Authorities are still trying to figure out a motive for the shootings. SEATTLE (AP) -- The


What: Youngstown State University theater's "J.B." When: Opens March 30 at 8 p.m., then runs


NFL meetings Paul Tagliabue's next assignment as NFL commissioner? Select the panel that will

Bonds may rest left elbow before season opener April 3

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Barry Bonds might not take another Cactus League swing in Arizona,

U. of Cincinnati surgeon to join underwater mission

The technique could let a doctor on Earth treat an astronaut in space. CINCINNATI (AP) -- A


TODAY 3:30 p.m. (FSN Ohio) Arena football: "AFL Weekly." 7 p.m. (ESPN) College women's

Gambling interests focus on state

Hearings on slots proposals will begin April 5. HARRISBURG (AP) -- With an expansion of gambling

Crowd questions bankruptcy, buyout, impact on the Valley

Don't make more concessions, leaders urged the audience at the meeting. By SEAN BARRON

Rethinking the job hunt

Here are five strategies that help job-seekers get noticed. By GREGORY M. LAMB CHRISTIAN SCIENCE


MAHONING COUNTY Docket State vs. Jerry Fink, three years' post release controlled supervision.

Turner's 3-pointer wins it for UConn

Duke defeated Michigan State, 86-61. BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Barbara Turner wasn't about to go

Court dismisses case against Christian convert

Freedom could come as soon as today for the man, an official said. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A

Ames' best is plenty good

This is the guy who riled Tiger Woods a month ago. PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- An embarrassing

YSU Student production of 'J.B.' offers chance for dialogue after play

The actors will be working with free verse. By L. CROW VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT The Youngstown


SUNDAY'S NBA SUMMARIES CAVALIERS 104, ROCKETS 102 CLEVELAND (104) -- James 14-34 8-11 36, Gooden

Q. Vulnerable, you hold:

Q. Vulnerable, you hold: A 9 4 Void K 10 7 6 4 2 A 10 5 4 Partner opens the bidding with one

Dana's death detracts from Wheldon's win

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) -- Paul Dana was an up-and-coming rookie driver living his dream, a former

Exit polls put president's party in third

The likely victor said his party would work 'with any political party.' WASHINGTON POST KIEV,

Lawmakers aim to replace Ohioan's statue

The 19th-century Ohioan made racist statements. COLUMBUS (AP) -- He portrayed blacks as savages

Local resident to receive state honor

Her husband died, but a Valley resident continues to help people. By WILLIAM K. ALCORN

Medical battle goes back to court

There's no medical value to marijuana, the government insists. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Each time


LOCAL King 14th ATLANTA -- Nate King, a junior swimmer for Ohio State from Warren Harding High,

A bachelor no more: Skier Moseley marries

A bachelor no more: Skier Moseley marries NEW YORK -- Olympic gold medal skier Jonny Moseley is no


SOFTBALL Marietta 8-5, Bethany 0-3 -- The Pioneers (13-1) used a huge second inning to take

LEADERBOARD The Players Championship

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It's time for a massive housecleaning in Valley

Opinion: It's time for a massive housecleaning in Valley EDITOR: The hiring of a former judge who has

Study: Lifting weights boosts outlook on life

Some women in the study followed an exercise regimen, while others did not. ATLANTA (AP) --

Violence leaves at least 69 dead

A videotape from the Associated Press showed gunshot wounds on the dead men. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) --

Official: prepare for disasters

Floods and tornadoes are Ohio's most common natural disasters. By DEBORA SHAULIS VINDICATOR

Wheatland Tube takes the hit for weak U.S. trade policy

Editorial: That it comes as no surprise makes the news that Wheatland Tube Co. is shutting down its pipe-making

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Dealer's wife: Sell house to pay fees

The couple needs permission before selling any asset worth more than $5,000. COLUMBUS (AP) -- The


SCHEDULE Final Four At The RCA Dome, Indianapolis National Semifinals Saturday George Mason

How strong are champs? Can you spell blowout?

McKinley became the first big school to win back-to-back titles since 1972. COLUMBUS (AP) -- If

NBA ROUNDUP | Sunday's other games

Pacers 92, 76ers 79 INDIANAPOLIS -- Stephen Jackson scored 23 points and Peja Stojakovic added 18

New mob puts Paris on fire

Opinion: By CLAIRE BERLINSKI WASHINGTON POST PARIS -- The morning of Saturday, March 18, needing help to

Be civil for sake of your hubby

Dear Annie: My husband's family recently moved to our city. We are the exact opposites of them. My

Hurricane evacuees in San Antonio were glad for jackets

Dear Heloise: When San Antonio welcomed thousands of evacuees from Hurricane Katrina in September,

Emergency response to be taught

The training sessions offer an Israeli approach to emergency preparedness. YOUNGSTOWN -- Mahoning


MEN NCAA TOURNAMENT Opening Round Monmouth, N.J. 71, Hampton 49 WASHINGTON REGIONAL First

Mason masters Huskies

WASHINGTON (AP) -- George Mason is no longer the cute little underdog. The Patriots, by golly, are

National Hockey League



Tigers: Carlos Pena was unconditionally released Sunday after the first baseman struggled during

Actor Carradine sues Hollywood detective

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actor Keith Carradine is suing Anthony Pellicano claiming the indicted Hollywood


Indians 9, Reds 4 WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- Danny Graves has a new look and a totally different

In Ohio, thousands join rally in Columbus

Demonstrations have occurred across the country in the past few days. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Nearly

Friend: Minister's wife says she's sorry

Authorities are still refusing to discuss a motive in the slaying. SELMER, Tenn. (AP) -- The

BE PREPARED Disaster kit

Emergency management officials encourages the public to organize these supplies to sustain every

Tagliabue begins task of selecting his successor

The process of forming a search committee gets off the ground today. ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Paul

Participants, crowd show Greek pride

Greek, American and Ohio flags lead the way during the sixth annual Greek Independence Day parade in

Report cites increase in cases of syphilis

There's also been an increase in the number of new cases of HIV. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Syphilis cases

Gas prices stay up

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- Retail gas prices across the country climbed an average of nearly 15 cents

Schiavo: I couldn't divorce or give up fight for Terri

A book by Terri's parents will be released a day after her husband's. NEW YORK (AP) -- Despite

NASCAR Nextel Cup-Food City 500

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP-FOOD CITY 500 Sunday At Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tenn. Lap length:

Council prepares to pass appropriations

CANFIELD -- City council is getting ready to pass its new budget appropriations. The total general

It's early, but losses still hurt

When the Youngstown State baseball team opened the season with seven straight losses nobody was

Crowd mourns bus crash victims

WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) -- More than 200 people gathered Sunday to bury two New jersey senior


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Forum Health Women & amp; Infants Pavilion

Forum Health Women & amp; Infants Pavilion Keyonna Trevathon and Marqeil McClaine,

Upset of UConn gives Mason Final 4 berth

Upset of UConn gives Mason Final 4 berth GEORGE MASON University's Folarin Campbell cuts the net

Brother Derek has easy win

With a City and Discreet Cat also joined the Derby hopeful crowd over the weekend. By RICHARD


NBA FavoritePointsUnderdog Today MIAMI71/2Indiana Phoenix2NEW JERSEY UTAH61/2New Orleans

Littlefield expects to see better team

The G.M. said the Bucs are closer to winning than they have been for years. DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) --


Opinion: ITALY La Republica, Milan, March 21: The Rahman case, if confirmed, would highlight the evident

Jewish center sets new water programs

Jewish center sets new water programs YOUNGSTOWN -- The Youngstown Jewish Community Center, 505

At conference, scholars will discuss Holocaust

The conference will address the Holocaust victims and their experiences. YOUNGSTOWN -- Scholars

YSU reviews priorities in campus master plan campus

Construction of the business administration building could begin in mid-2007. By HAROLD GWIN


PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP Sunday At TPC at Sawgrass Stadium Course Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. Purse:

Pianist, Jackson show spirit, dynamics

The evening was filled with excellent music. By JERRY STEPHENS VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT As


SATURDAY'S GAMES L.A. Clippers 116, Washington 101 Dallas 98, Atlanta 83 Sacramento 91, Utah

DEVELOPMENTS A little history

Key developments in medical marijuana litigation before the U.S. Supreme Court: May 14, 2001:

President Bush, fire your war planners

Opinion: By JAMES M. KLURFELD LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY Too little, too late. President Bush is going to the


Each performance of "J.B." will be followed by an open discussion where audience members can share


TRACK AND FIELD BOYS BOARDMAN 99, POLAND 38 4x800 relay -- Boardman (Matt Moore, AJ Frank,

At event, evangelicals seek political common ground

One leader said he hoped people would see that Christians do care. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Jim Wallis and

CAVALIERS Win over Rockets completes James' string of conquests

Houston fell to 3-20 without Tracy McGrady. HOUSTON (AP) -- The Cleveland Cavaliers got their

Trucks don't go far enough

Opinion: Dallas Morning News: President Bush says America is addicted to foreign oil, an analysis that few,

Appeals court: Marriage ban blocks charge

DAYTON (AP) -- A constitutional amendment banning gay marriage bars prosecutors from charging some

3 teachers sue unions over salary, retirement

The teachers say the longevity increases aren't fair. BEAVER, Pa. (AP) -- Three teachers have sued


ATP-WTA TOUR NASDAQ-100 OPEN Sunday At The Tennis Center at Crandon Park Key Biscayne, Fla.

Latta plays big in Tar Heels' win over Purdue

Candace Parker scored 29 points in Tennessee's win over Rutgers. CLEVELAND (AP) -- Ivory Latta

Wildcats find Gators are 'too good'

Florida is headed to Indianapolis -- perhaps as the favorite. MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- With Florida

Effect of news of layoffs is unclear here

'Black Tuesday' this week is expected to affect only GM's engineering staff. STAFF/WIRE REPORTS

Cemetery cleanup

Cemetery cleanup Spring cleanup at the Girard Cemetery has been scheduled through April 9 for

Kurt Busch wins at Bristol, again; Kenseth not happy

Kevin Harvick was second and Tony Stewart faded to 12th. BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) -- Kurt Busch's

fugitive of the week

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK Ronald Henderson The U.S. Marshals Service in Northern Ohio is asking the


AUCTIONS St. Joseph the Provider Home and School Association, 633 Porter Ave., Campbell, will hold


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