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MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Michael J. Lynn Jr., 26, Bountiful, Utah, and Tracey L.


Severe weather kills four in Southeast Texas HOUSTON -- Heavy thunderstorms brought torrential

Power bags become a feminine status symbol

Supersizing is the newest trend in handbags this season. MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS CHICAGO --

Officials to inspect for damage

There were no reports of deaths or serious injuries. KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) -- A favorite pidgin


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADERS Points 1, Jeff Burton, 5,763. 2, Matt Kenseth, 5,718. 3, Kevin

LaTourette isn't taking chances with election

It's not a good year to be a Republican, the congressman says. By DAVID SKOLNICK VINDICATOR

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SUNDAY'S LATE SUMMARY BRONCOS 13, RAIDERS 3 Oakland0030--3 Denver7600--13 First Quarter


SUNDAY'S GAMES Detroit 20, Buffalo 17 Dallas 34, Houston 6 N.Y. Giants 27, Atlanta 14

Incentives are inflating existing-home prices

The downturn in home sale prices may be worse than statistics show. NEW YORK (AP) -- Buyers

Michigan enjoying renewal of power

At No. 2, the undefeated Wolverines have their highest ranking since 1997. ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP)


Associated Press FINAL DEBATE: Republican Ohio governor candidate Kenneth Blackwell, left, greets


FLU SHOTS Latest schedule A list of dates and locations of flu clinics as provided to The

if you go

IF YOU GO What: Broken Social Scene with Do Make Say Think. When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, Mr. Small's





Ritzler scores winner in OT

Ursuline, Lakeview, Champion and Mooney posted blowout victories. MECCA -- Carrie Ritzler netted

Michigan talk starts in October

Sometime just after their sign their scholarship papers, and just before they get the keys to their

U.S. intelligence confirms claims of nuclear blast

The blast was weaker than many experts has expected. WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. spy agencies


NFL FavoritePointsUnderdog Sunday, Oct 22nd. San Diego51/2KANSAS CITY

thistledown results

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS MONDAY 1st--Harvest (Urieta-Moran) John's Joker (Skerrett

Mike Tyson eyes entertainment

The former champion says bouts against female fighters are possible. STRONGSVILLE (AP) -- Mike

IRAQ Developments

The latest developments in Iraq: Gunmen killed the brother of the chief prosecutor in Saddam


POLICE CALLS Summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield city and Austintown Township:

Tyson wants to fight women

Tyson wants to fight women Boxer Mike Tyson says he would like to stage exhibition bouts against


TODAY Noon (FSN Pitt) NFL: Bill Cowher press conference. 1 p.m. (FSN Ohio) English League

Popular trend: voting early

The high number of absentee ballots may cause problems on election night, some officials fear.

running results

RUNNING RESULTS Columbus Marathon Local performers CLYDESDALE FINISHERS 94--6163 Mark

GM reinstates 401(k) match for workers

GM's improved finances are good news for white-collar workers. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR

Pitt, Rutgers will take mutual test on Saturday

The outcome may determine which team's talent matches its record. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pitt hasn't

What FBI agents don't know

Opinion: Washington Post: It is a mark of how far the FBI still has to go to remake itself into a first-rate

General Motors' sales rise 36 percent in China

GM is on pace for a record year in China. DETROIT FREE PRESS DETROIT -- General Motors Corp.

Mason given national honors

The senior tailback was named a National Offensive Player of the Week. YOUNGSTOWN -- The Sports

Union workers to vote on AK Steel's final offer

The company changed some of the back-to-work conditions in its offer. MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) --

Packard makes wiring for two Ford hybrids

WARREN -- Delphi Packard Electric is providing wiring systems for two new Ford hybrids. The

USW refuses Harley plan for 2-tier wage system

Harley-Davidson said it will build elsewhere after the union vote. MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A union has

Judge denies killer's parole

Family members also believe the Poland native killed his first wife. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR

NEW ON VIDEO \ This week's DVD releases

"Over the Hedge": In a year loaded with cute little talking cartoon characters, this comedy

Pedophile receives life sentence for sexually assaulting nine boys

The perpetrator tutored the boys at his home and at a special-needs school. CLEVELAND (AP) -- A

Lou Piniella agrees to 3-year contract to manage Cubs

He is being challenged to get into the playoffs and win a World Series. CHICAGO (AP) -- Lou



Polamalu gets in Chiefs' hair, and vice versa

For the first time, the Steelers' safety was pulled down by his long hair. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Troy

Scientists develop vaccine against deadly Spanish flu

CHICAGO TRIBUNE CHICAGO -- Government scientists reported Monday they have created a vaccine

Rangers 4, Devils 2

Rangers 4, Devils 2 NEW YORK -- Brendan Shanahan scored his NHL-leading seventh goal of the

Crennel reaffirms faith in his staff

The coach said that he and his staff are close to solving the team's problems. BEREA (AP) -- Bored

Dozens hurt in chain-reaction bus crash

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Three school buses carrying elementary and middle school pupils to a science

NEOUCOM gets money for lab fix-up

KSU also is getting some state money for improvements. By JEFF ORTEGA VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

Stock Listing of Local Interest

STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .46, 23.56 .66 Avalon Holdings,7.15.24 Clear

Neither vulnerable. West deals.

Neither vulnerable. West deals. NORTH 2 A J 10 8 7 A J 9 8 7 Q 5 WEST EAST K Q J

Mahoning Democrats support amendment on slot machines

YOUNGSTOWN -- A group of Mahoning County Democrats is throwing its support behind a proposed

Canfield to face top-seeded Stow in postseason

In Division II, Hubbard and Southeast are off to good starts. STOW -- The Canfield High volleyball

Malkin will be making NHL debut Wednesday

The game against the New Jersey Devils will be at Mellon Arena. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Evgeni Malkin

Ignore Pyongyang and focus on Beijing

Opinion: By CLIFFORD D. MAY SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE The great 19th century Russian playwright Anton

"Someday, you're going to get a very conservative Supreme Court and regret that approach."

Opinion: "Someday, you're going to get a very conservative Supreme Court and regret that approach." Antonin

Man is facing several charges

BOARDMAN -- A 36-year-old Youngstown man faces a slew of charges including fleeing from police.

Nolan ponders changes as Niners hit off week

The coach is contemplating several personnel changes. SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- The San

Herron to name special counsel

A special audit also examined spending in years before 2003. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR SALEM

Suspect denies role in collegian's death

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) -- A man suspected in the disappearance of a Vermont collegian who turned up

GOP denies cut in DeWine funds

The GOP is trying to lessen damage done by the story, a YSU professor says. By DAVID SKOLNICK

Tackle's absence will hurt Bengals

From injuries to arrests, the offense has a lot to overcome. CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Bengals'

Rain-out: Mets face Cardinals tonight

Now, Tom Glavine and Jeff Weaver will start Game 5 tonight on full rest. ST. LOUIS (AP) -- So much

Members shared with other bands

The band has an open-door touring policy. By JOHN BENSON VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT Canada rocks

Wilson outspending Blasdel in 6th District

The Democrat's campaign is starting to pay back money he loaned to it. By DAVID SKOLNICK

Hungarians confront ghosts of the past

Opinion: By ANDRAS B. GOLLNER LOS ANGELES TIMES In October 1956, Hungarians won the admiration of the

Prosecutor: Noe needed money

The prosecutor said 96 percent of the coins Noe said he owned were borrowed. TOLEDO (AP) -- A

Salem Community

Salem Community Carl III and Kitty Mort, Alliance, girl, Oct. 3. St. Elizabeth's Family

Tigers' Dombrowski engineered turnabout

The general manager made some clever moves in rebuilding the Tigers. DETROIT (AP) -- The man who

A prisoner of conscience

Opinion: By CAMILO E. MEJIA MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE In 2004, I was sentenced to 12 months in a U.S. Army jail


POSTSEASON BASEBALL All Times EDT DIVISION SERIES American League Detroit 3, New York 1


Agenda Wednesday Mathews Board of Education, executive session 6 p.m., regular meeting follows,

Ohio needs an elections chief who will restore public trust

Editorial: Only the most partisan of individuals would deny that Ohio's reputation was tarnished by the myriad

6 finalists in running to be chief

The list includes two Mahoning County law enforcement personnel. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR




WTA TOUR ZURICH OPEN At Hallenstadion Zurich, Switzerland Purse: 1.34 million (Tier I)

Ohio State edges out Arizona State for No. 1 spot

COLUMBUS (AP) -- Enrollment figures show Ohio State University has the nation's highest public

Dems lose their centrist candidate for president

Opinion: By SEBASTIAN MALLABY WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON -- With Mark Warner out of the 2008 Demstakes,


BASEBALL NLCS schedule Thursday New York 2, St. Louis 0 Friday St. Louis 9, at New York 6

Former college professor is captured in Panama

ASSOCIATED PRESS HARRISBURG -- A retired university professor wanted in Ohio and three other

Dow comes within 3 points of 12,000

The Dow sets its seventh record in the past two weeks. NEW YORK (AP) -- Wall Street extended its

U.S. won't pull troops out of Iraq, Bush tells official

A growing number of Republicans are suggesting a change of course in Iraq. WASHINGTON (AP) --


FOOTBALL DIVISION I-AA POLL PHILADELPHIA -- The top 25 teams in the Sports Network Division I-AA

McNair recovering from injuries

He suffered a concussion and neck sprain when crunched by two tacklers. OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) --

Ford forgives Robby Gordon by signing him a decade later

The manufacturer can offer him the time and resources he needs. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Robby

Sports Digest

AREA Adams, Mellott receive honors NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- Two Westminster College women's soccer

South Florida players punished for brawl acts

Two players were thrown off the team and 17 were suspended indefinitely. MIAMI (AP) -- Of all the

On the passing of a Valley hero and philanthropist

Opinion: On the passing of a Valley hero and philanthropist EDITOR: I attended a service at St. Joseph

Legendary rock club CBGB says goodbye

Legendary rock club CBGB says goodbye NEW YORK -- The final chords reverberated off the black,

Homeland Security: Lost in translation

Opinion: By DAVID H. MOULDS GLOBAL BEAT SYNDICATE ATHENS, Ohio -- The Department of Homeland Security has