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Lawrence flu vaccine clinics set

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Jameson Health System will offer communitywide flu vaccine clinics. The clinics

Officials probe cold case

A lab is testing hair and bone fragments. SALT LAKE TRIBUNE SALT LAKE CITY -- An investigator

Mets' Maine man helps NY force Game 7

The rookie dominated the Cardinals for 51/3 innings as New York won 4-2. NEW YORK (AP) -- With the

'Flicka' is a fine film for the whole family

Singer Tim McGraw is carried by the other actors. By ROGER MOORE ORLANDO SENTINEL "Flicka" is

Hydrogen peroxide removes stains from linens

Dear Heloise: Can you tell me how to remove "age" stains on linens that had been stained for many

Woman admits falsely accusing cop

AUSTINTOWN -- A woman charged with falsification for accusing a township police officer of hitting

Expect to hear 'Yo ho ho' from trick-or-treaters

It has a lot to do with this summer's box-office success, 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's

Region must focus on future,

The regional agency intends to propose a marketing plan next spring. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR

Ex-bookkeeper testifies Noe dipped into the state fund

An employee of Noe's said she received a 10,000 Christmas bonus. TOLEDO (AP) -- A coin dealer who

Free speech not a luxury but a necessity

Opinion: There are very few saints among people of any race, religion, national origin, or sexual

Tiger turnaround started at catcher

Pudge's signing two years ago brought Detroit credibility. DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have

Fla. Atlantic struggles in 6-0 loss

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Drew Edmiston's two field goals were all Louisiana-Lafayette needed to


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Victory does wonders for Pittsburgh's psyche

The team's game Sunday is at Atlanta. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger insisted for weeks he

Web page, questioning put teen in the spotlight

Public opinion has not favored the girl and her family. SACRAMENTO BEE SACRAMENTO, Calif. --

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Blasdel's testimony backs trade policies

State Rep. Chuck Blasdel of East Liverpool, R-1st, testified before the International Trade

Clint Eastwood refuses to slow down

The cast was amazed at the director's fitness and stamina. By DAVID GERMAIN AP MOVIE WRITER

Fight Schedule

Fight Schedule National TV in parentheses Oct. 20 At Cicero (Ill.) Stadium, Jesus Soto-Karass,

New exhibit at TAG

WARREN -- Trumbull Art Gallery will open an exhibit Saturday featuring works by five past and

Jones crosses 12,000 mark for the first time

Traders took their profits after the Dow crossed the mark. NEW YORK (AP) -- The Dow Jones

11 Americans die in combat

The foreign minister blames the U.S. for the state of chaos. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Eleven more

PREP PREVIEW Friday's games

MOONEY (7-0) vs. URSULINE (4-4) When: 7:30 p.m. Where: Stambaugh Stadium TV/radio: WYFX 17/62

Some Marine reserves will be redeployed

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Marines are drawing up plans to send back to Iraq at least some reserve

You gotta have heart, Betsy

Opinion: You gotta have heart, Betsy EDITOR: In an opinion essay published in the Oct. 7 Vindicator,

AUDITIONS \ Where to try out for roles

ACTORS "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," "Annie," "Over the Tavern" and "The Baby Sitter." G.B.

Couples believe seven will be their lucky number

The bonanza of weddings scheduled for 07/07/07 proves couples are superstitious. MCCLATCHY

At rally, Waters supports Strickland

The nation needs Ted Strickland as Ohio's governor, the congresswoman said. By DAVID SKOLNICK


Malkin hits the ice Evgeni Malkin made his long-awaited regular season debut as the Pittsburgh

Student writes 'Ninja Nightmare'

The theme came from an abundance of Asian props. By TRACEY D'ASTOLFO VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

Grand jury says it's 'appalled' by crowding of women in jail

WARREN -- A recent tour of the Trumbull County Jail by members of a county grand jury led to the

Newspaper prints divorce allegations

Newspaper prints divorce allegations LONDON -- Lawyers for Paul McCartney said Wednesday that the

Major League Soccer Playoffs

Major League Soccer Playoffs Conference Semifinals (Two-leg Aggregate Score Series) Eastern


Board meeting Mahoning County Educational Service Center's governing board meets at 4 p.m. today

Mercer County soldier killed in Iraq

GREENVILLE, Pa. -- A Mercer County soldier on his third tour of duty in Iraq has been killed. The

USTA River Oaks Challenger Results

USTA River Oaks Challenger Results At Houston Purse: 50,000 (Challenger) Surface: Hard-

After getting the axe, manager left waiting

The Oakland A's and San Francisco Giants are possibilities. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Dusty Baker

Judge grants request for additional attorney

A magistrate was appointed to monitor the costs. By LAURE CIOFFI VINDICATOR PENNSYLVANIA BUREAU

MATCHUP | YSU vs. Northern Iowa

Team Statistics YSUUNI Record6-14-2 Points per game36.134.2 Points Allowed21.618.0 Total

Man pleads guilty to seeking hit man

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- A man accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill a judge pleaded guilty,


SOUTHEAST OHIO Forked Run Lake (Meigs County) -- Anglers fishing for bluegill have had excellent

National Hockey League

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North-South vulnerable. North deals.

North-South vulnerable. North deals. NORTH 9 3 10 8 3 A 8 3 2 A J 10 6 WEST EAST

Business News Digest

REGION GM Lordstown adds overtime production LORDSTOWN -- Overtime production has been added for

As home marks its 20th year, Ronald McDonald pays a visit

Volunteers provide hot meals, warm beds and compassion, the director said. By NANCY TULLIS

Will finances affect prosecutor's hiring?

LISBON -- Columbiana County's funding problems may affect the appointment of a special prosecutor.

Sewage improvements concern some residents

A consent decree may help many of the unsewered areas avoid 12,000 sewer upgrades. By ED RUNYAN

Speakers suggest change

Youngstown's mayor is supportive of the regional approach. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF

Some business conducted by Salem City Council this week:

Some business conducted by Salem City Council this week: Heard Service Director Joe Julian


WEDNESDAY'S RESULTS BOYS SOCCER Tournament Division II Hubbard 3, Niles 0 Poland 3,

Timid Bengals muzzle Johnson

Their tepid offense has the outspoken wide receiver keeping quiet. CINCINNATI (AP) -- Chad

National Basketball Association

National Basketball Association Preseason Raptors 103, Cavaliers 81 TORONTO (103)--Bargnani

Cuts mean fewer wheelchairs

The Medicare changes are an effort to stop fraud. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Patricia Meier, a 63-year-

YSU set for key Gateway matchup

The Penguins will have their hands full with No. 14 Northern Iowa. By PETE MOLLICA VINDICATOR

Keeping an eye on the corps

Opinion: Chicago Tribune: In the governmental soul-searching that followed Hurricane Katrina, the Army Corps

NFL ROUNDUP \ News and notes

Bills: Left guard Tutan Reyes and center Melvin Fowler missed practice Wednesday due to injuries,


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Program to help juvenile offenders

The effort attempts to keep juveniles from further delinquent activities. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK

Godsmack tones down its explosive live show

The band's drummer isn't a big fan of all the pyros. By JOHN BENSON VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

Officials seek cost of repairs to school

More third-graders than anticipated enrolled for classes this year. By MARY SMITH VINDICATOR

State Rep. Patton says he will seek 5th Ward seat


Political forum set

Political forum set YOUNGSTOWN -- The Community Mobilization Committee and the Junior Civic

Ruling allows challenge to Strickland

A state official scolded the board for not acting quickly on the complaint. By D.A. WILKINSON

Performers bring back the Rat Pack

A performer will also pay tribute to Marilyn Monroe. THE VINDICATOR YOUNGSTOWN -- Tony Trolio's


Agenda Friday Western Reserve Transit Authority board, special meeting, 8:30 a.m., WRTA board

NHL ROUNDUP \ Wednesday's other games

Capitals 5, Panthers 2 WASHINGTON -- Alexander Semin had a goal and an assist during Washington's

Courts-martial ordered for 8 soldiers on murder charges; 2 could get death

Military prosecutors said five soldiers planned the attack. EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- Eight

Police suspect killer hiding here

The billboard was donated by Lamar Advertising in Girard. YOUNGSTOWN -- A killer who escaped from

Newspaper cutting staff in buyout plan

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Plain Dealer, Ohio's largest newspaper, is reducing its newsroom staff by

Cops seek 2 men in shootings

SHARON, Pa. -- Police are searching for two men who they think are involved in shootings on Mesabi

AP Sportlight

AP Sportlight Compiled By PAUL MONTELLA Oct. 19 1940 -- Alabama snaps Tennessee's defensive

Rayen accepts Harding risk

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF Three weeks ago, when Warren Harding High began a brutal


BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Family Birthplace Samantha Mayer, Berlin Center, boy, Oct. 17. Mark and

Villagers: NATO strikes killed 9 civilians

ASHOGHO, Afghanistan (AP) -- Airstrikes by NATO helicopters hunting Taliban fighters ripped through

Dispute forces Ford to idle production plant

Ford lost production of 400 cars when a supplier stopped shipments. DETROIT (AP) -- When auto


'FLICKA' Grade: C. Director: Michael Mayer. Running time: 1 hour, 30 minutes. Rating: PG for

Family sues over coffin malfunction

YOUNGSTOWN -- A widow and daughter who say a man's coffin malfunctioned during a burial service,

Urine helps reader to get rid of nail fungus

Q. During the past nine years, I have tried everything I ever heard about and everything you have

'Flags of Our Fathers' delivers chaotic look at historic event

The film keeps the audience wondering the whole time. By CHRISTY LEMIRE AP MOVIE CRITIC The

Bush warns N. Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush said Wednesday the United States would stop North Korea from

Peterson planning to play bowl game

The running back broke his collarbone in Saturday's win over Iowa State. NORMAN, Okla. (AP) --


NFL FavoritePointsUnderdog Sunday, Oct 22nd. SanDiego51/2KANSAS CITY Jacksonville91/2Houston

Teen is arrested in mob fight

Police arrested one teenage boy who urged on the crowd and gave them a hard time. By JOHN W.

Still selecting jury

Still selecting jury WARREN -- Jury selection continued for a fifth day Wednesday in the murder

Union, Delphi want to keep talking

Both sides want to keep talking rather than go back to court. Union and management officials at

'Top Chef' host Lakshmi loves food, hates reality TV

When the show called, the model/actress said she was intrigued about hosting. LOS ANGELES TIMES

Witnesses: Officer focused on troops' well-being

The officer didn't participate in the interrogations. FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) -- An Army Reserve


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World Championships Results

World Championships Results Wednesday At Aarhus, Denmark Women Team Final 1. China,

Sports DIgest

YSU Football YOUNGSTOWN -- Senior center Ryan Jewell has been nominated for the Draddy Trophy, a

Dad doesn't approve of her choice in men

Dear Annie: I'm a 44-year-old woman, twice-divorced and an only child. I live next door to my

Efficiency assists company's growth

First Place gets tough with suppliers and finds new purchasing methods. By DON SHILLING

Speaker: Help stop genocide

There is no reconciliation without healing and no healing without forgiveness, the speaker said.

Suit up to impress your boss

Keep these tips in mind when shopping for business attire. SCRIPPS HOWARD Summer is long gone,

Westminster Orchestra will perform Sunday

Westminster Orchestra will perform Sunday NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. -- The Westminster College Orchestra

Retired Tyson says he's ready; are fans prepared to shell out?

The former boxer is trying to stir up interest in Friday's exhibition. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR

300M marker arrives quietly

By 2043, white non-Hispanics will be little more than half the population. WASHINGTON (AP) --


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Jack D. Wine, 25, of 287 E. Western Reserve Road, Poland, and

Web Only - Film is his penance, ex-lawyer says

A movie honoring local laborers will feature local actors, crew and locations to honor the

if you go

IF YOU GO Who: Aaron Tippin and the Povertyneck Hillbillies with Shane Owens. When: 7 p.m. Oct.

Is Mahoning-Trumbull merger in the cards?

Merging the two tourism bureaus is a possibility, a county director says. By PETER H. MILLIKEN

Beware dubious economic analysis

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- Recently Bill Clinton, at the British Labour Party's annual conference, delivered

"13 Nights of Halloween" (8 p.m., ABC Family): 'Tis the season to be frightening, and starting Thursday, scary films galore count down the nights till Halloween.

"13 Nights of Halloween" (8 p.m., ABC Family): 'Tis the season to be frightening, and starting

Malkin scores; Brodeur wins

The Penguins rookie netted a goal in his team's 2-1 loss to the Devils. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- First,

Surplus food

Surplus food Antioch Baptist Church, 110 Funston St., Youngstown, various commodities, 10 a.m.

Exhibit to honor the Clash

While known as a punk band, the Clash explored different genres. By JOHN BENSON VINDICATOR

True to his spirit, singer starts a label

By JOHN BENSON VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT OUNTRY singer Aaron Tippin has fond memories of Mahoning

Council OKs changes to zoning in 4th Ward

City council approved pay raises of 23/4-percent annually, for three years, for ranking police. By

Officials postpone hangar expansion

The fencing project is needed to keep out wildlife. By ED RUNYAN VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

Poland shuts down Liberty

Hubbard's Alex Chick set a school record for assists in a season with 16. POLAND -- Blake Rhein,

NHL Scoring Leaders

NHL Scoring Leaders By The Associated Press Through Oct. 17 GPGAPTS Havlat, Chi56612 Jagr,

Baby's killer will stay on death row

Justice Moyer said the majority's opinion was 'fatally flawed.' By MICHELE C. HLADIK VINDICATOR

Change may do good for 'Hounds

Only eight players return from last year's squad, which finished under .500. YOUNGSTOWN -- After

Facing loss of coverage

The next open enrollment period has been extended. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government has

Band drops member

The PovertyNeck Hillbillies parted ways with band member Bob "Crafty" Crafton last week. Crafton

Columbus trip caps final season for Irish's Ezzo

The Ursuline senior will compete in Friday's state tennis competition at OSU. By JOHN BASSETTI

Israelis uncover 9 tunnels

Israelis uncover 9 tunnels TEL AVIV, Israel -- The Israeli army announced Wednesday that it had

North Side melee

North Side melee Teen urges mob to turn on cops

GOP hopes for Foley fog in run up to Nov. 7 election

Opinion: By JAMES P. PINKERTON LONG ISLAND NEWSDAY Every melodrama needs a villain. And the same holds

The Sources

The Sources Ticketmaster: Kaufmann's in Eastwood, Southern Park and Shenango Valley malls; and

Grant to be used for drug court

Drug court changed his life and gave him 'a sense of purpose,' a graduate says. By PETER H.

Three arrested in case of breaking and entering

BOARDMAN -- A police officer investigating what he believed was a suspicious vehicle at a closed

Film is his penance, ex-lawyer says - Web Only

A movie honoring local laborers will feature local actors, crew and locations to honor the

Officer testifies about accident

The defense lawyer established that his client had the right of way. By PATRICIA MEADE

Boardman moves on; Canfield ousted

As expected, Hubbard and Southeast did well in the Division II event. STOW -- Courtney Schiffauer

Kenny Rogers to perform at Chevy Centre

YOUNGSTOWN -- Kenny Rogers is coming to Chevrolet Centre. The icon of American music will give a

Tour gives group a chance to reach out to more fans

The video for 'Mr. Right Now' continues its Top 5 run in the GAC fan poll. By GUY D'ASTOLFO

Council objects to city school levy

Those voting against supporting the levy say the millage is too high. By DAVID SKOLNICK CITY


SCHEDULE NLCS Oct. 12: New York 2, St. Louis 0 Oct. 13: St. Louis 9, New York 6 Oct. 14: St.

Alone in the traffic jam

Opinion: We only have to look out our windshields for proof: Commuting traffic is getting worse. But now

'the prestige'

'THE PRESTIGE' Grade: C Director: Christopher Nolan Rating: PG-13 for violence and disturbing

'The Prestige' lacks magic

The film is about two magician's out-of-control rivalry. By DAVID GERMAIN AP MOVIE WRITER At

Web Only - Film is his penance, ex-lawyer says

The once embattled Mark Colucci is planning to produce and direct a film documenting the history of laborers in...

Film is his penance, ex-lawyer says - Web Only

The once embattled Mark Colucci is planning to produce and direct a film documenting the history of laborers in...

What's white and red all over? YSU

A Penguin Prize Patrol was handing out prizes to students wearing YSU colors. By HAROLD GWIN