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Major League Soccer Playoffs

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER PLAYOFFS Conference Semifinals (Two-leg Aggregate Score Series) Eastern


Hamlin finishes second: Denny Hamlin erased a four-week slide with his second-place finish in

city schools

CITY SCHOOLS Intervention programs The Youngstown School District has about four dozen

Schools hope to organize efforts

The district wants kids to believe that 'it's cool to come to school.' By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR

Police seek motive in slaying, suicide

CHAMPION -- Police are trying to find out what sparked a 38-year-old Sharon, Pa., man to shoot and

Dressing choices

There's a window treatment to serve every taste and purpose. MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS Nothing does


'Hounds 2-0 The Youngstown SteelHounds defeated the Memphis RiverKings, 4-2, for their second

Soviets quashed uprising that aimed for reforms

Hungarians dared to challenge a communist giant. The Hungarian Revolution began Oct. 23, 1956,


FOOTBALL WEEKEND SCORES AREA Beaver Local 17, Chaney 15 Warren Harding 28, Rayen 6 Wilson 34,

Bones found underground at ground zero being tested

Construction continues at the site. Some victims' families want construction to stop till the

In the 11th District Court: Grendell and Trapp

Editorial: In the 11th District Court of Appeals, two well experienced candidates with different legal

Mayor hits pavement to promote race's benefits to the area

There were 1,160 finishers in two events. By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF YOUNGSTOWN --

NASCAR-Nextel Cup-Subway 500

NASCAR-NEXTEL CUP-SUBWAY 500 At Martinsville, Va. Lap length: 0.526 miles (Start position in

MLS ROUNDUP Sunday's playoff games

Chivas 2, Dynamo 1 CARSON, Calif. -- Ante Razov and Francisco Palencia scored goals and Brad Guzan

Bush should tell Republicans to 'Get with it'

Opinion: By DEROY MURDOCK SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE With Republican candidates dazed and the

Phantoms fall to U.S. team, 10-1

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- James vanRiemsdyk scored four goals to lead the U.S. National Under-18 Team to a

Kenyans are back in the money

Eligible to win prize money this year, six Kenyan runners won $4,500. By JOHN KOVACH VINDICATOR


NBA Exhibition Saturday's Games Atlanta 90, Cleveland 88, OT Orlando 112, Memphis 89 Boston

Crews work to clean up derailment

Data recorders from the train will be examined to find the cause of the wreck. NEW BRIGHTON, Pa.


Agenda Tuesday Youngstown Board of Education, 6:30 p.m., board room of Irene L. Ward building,

Radcliffe to bare it all

Radcliffe to bare it all NEW YORK -- The world knows him as boy wizard Harry Potter. Now, Daniel

Violence in France

Violence in France EPINAY-SUR-SEINE, France -- On a routine call, three unwitting police officers

Court blocks Strickland hearing

LISBON -- The 7th District Court of Appeals late this morning issued an order temporarily blocking

After 36 years, OSU student's murder solved

The victim's body was dumped into scalding water that blistered her skin. COLUMBUS (AP) --

NHL ROUNDUP Sunday's game

Ducks 3, Kings 2, SO LOS ANGELES -- Ryan Getzlaf faked backup goalie Mathieu Garon and scored the

NFL PREVIEW Tonight's game

NEW YORK GIANTS at DALLAS Game time: 8:30 p.m. TV: ESPN Opening line: Cowboys by 3. Record vs.

Ravenna inmate gets more prison time for tax fraud scheme

CLEVELAND (AP) -- A man serving a life prison term for murder has been sentenced to 22 additional

Penguins now have tough job

Youngstown State made things a lot tougher for itself. The Penguins' 31-23 loss to Northern Iowa on

Terrorism law faces challenges in court

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- The news photos of President Bush signing the latest anti-terrorist measure show a

Arsenal hopes to clean up from bomb blast in 1943

The Army is clearing contamination out of the remaining acres. RAVENNA -- A blast that happened 63

Raptors remain perfect, top Cavs

LeBron James scored 21 points for Cleveland. TORONTO (AP) -- Fred Jones scored 22 points and the

'Hounds now 2-0 and in first place

Chris Richards had a pair of goals and an assist in a 4-2 win over Memphis. MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The


NATION Many plan online games at work, new poll says ... NEW YORK -- Taking a break by playing

NFL ROUNDUP \ Sunday's other games

AFC Texans 27, Jaguars 7 HOUSTON -- Houston's beleaguered defense dominated and rookie running

Cancer survivor tells her story

Lifetime's interest in her book led the writer to take a job with the network. LOS ANGELES (AP) --

Guest pianist, orchestra perform well

The Russian pianist was sure-handed and confident. By ROBERT ROLLIN VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

'Father Knows Best' actress dies at home in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Jane Wyatt, the lovely, serene actress who for six years on "Father Knows Best"

Behavior is sign of serious problem

Dear Annie: My brother-in-law, "Fred," has been married to my sister for 20 years. The problem is,

It's best to limit the staring

Kids (and adults, too) have to be encouraged to get more exercise. By EDWARD M. EVELD MCCLATCHY

6 people arrested in OVI checkpoint

YOUNGSTOWN -- Six people were arrested during a sobriety checkpoint conducted by the Mahoning County

Perils follow childhood cancer

The cure for a child's cancer often leads to future health problems. WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON

For love of freedom

Many Hungarian refugees came to Youngstown because work was plentiful in the 1950s. By REBECCA

Leyland takes a rap for Pujols' decision

By BEN WALKER ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT -- Jim Leyland knew the statistics, the score and the

Ex-official alleges arms fraud, theft

Most of the suspects are hiding in Europe and the Mideast, an official said. NEW YORK (AP) --

Labor deal reportedly reached

It's subject to the sides putting the agreement in writing. DETROIT (AP) -- Baseball players and


TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Kevin J. Toot, 26, of S.O.M. Center Road, Willoughby, and

Smoke alarm for kids: Now you're talking!

A new type of smoke alarm aims to help kids escape a fire. By JEANNE STARMACK VINDICATOR STAFF

Reese is standout, Canfield in district

West Branch, Lordstown and Mooney also advanced to district play. CANFIELD -- Kyle Reese scored

Sixth-grade girl faces panic charge in bomb threat

YOUNGSTOWN -- Another girl at West Side Upper Elementary School has been charged with inducing panic


SCHEDULE World Series Saturday: St. Louis 7, Detroit 2 Sunday: Detroit 3, St. Louis 1, series

Poland cops seek assailant

The homeowner fired two shots at the intruder. POLAND -- Township police are looking for the

Off-duty not off-limits for some companies

One company fires workers for smoking, even at home. WASHINGTON POST WASHINGTON -- Your employer

Shrub cleanup reveals graves

The Scouts also cleaned up another township cemetery. By MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR

"May this awful news be the catalyst needed to go back and do the job well."

Opinion: "May this awful news be the catalyst needed to go back and do the job well." A statement From

Patrnchak brothers will honor coach El'Hatton

The twins are contributing 10,000 to an endowment for the wrestling program. By ED RUNYAN

Baxter is latest Browns player injured

Cleveland's best remaining cornerback hurt his knee jumping to make play. By JOE SCALZO


YSU Soccer DAYTON -- Wright State opened the game with two quick goals but the Penguins held the

Study: Service would not pay

The township uses a rotation of ambulance companies. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

fugitive of the week

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK Jamon Bates The U.S. Marshals Service in northern Ohio is asking the public

Parents say calls cost too much

The state collected almost $377,000 in commissions so far this year. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Some parents

NOTEBOOK Cleveland vs. Denver

Back in town: Sunday's game marked the return of several former Browns players, including all four


Opinion: NIGERIA This Day, Oct. 12: On the surface, it would appear to be a retrogressive step back to the



Oklahoma still winner, 20-3, without Peterson

QB Mike Kokal had good numbers in Miami's loss to Akron. ASSOCIATED PRESS NORMAN, Okla. -- Allen

Sex business violates code, judge says

The parties have been going on since 1979. By ED RUNYAN VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF WARREN -- A

Facing baldness head-on

Celebrities and sports figures have helped popularize the bald look. By DEBBIE CAFAZZO SCRIPPS

U.S. Speed Skating Team World Cup Qualifier Results

U.S. Speed Skating Team World Cup Qualifier Results Sunday West Allis, Wis. (All race

Work is matter of course

The high school cross country team has used the course for practice. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.


FOOTBALL National Football League ATLANTA FALCONS--Promoted DT Tommy Jackson from the practice


SPORTS Big Ben injured in loss to Falcons ATLANTA quarterback Michael Vick threw a career-high

Giants could make Drew regret passing tonight

The Cowboys face a defense that sacked Michael Vick seven times. IRVING, Texas (AP) -- The Dallas

Malkin scores again, keys Penguins past Columbus

Evgeni Malkin scored for the third straight game in the Penguins' 5-3 victory. PITTSBURGH (AP) --


POLLS ASSOCIATED PRESS RecPtsPvs 1. Ohio St. (63)8-01,6231 2. Michigan8-01,5332 3.


Private equity investing in Northeast Ohio outpaced nearly every other region in U.S. in 2005.

Bad pace puts me in bad place

As I was standing atop a hill on Sunday morning with hundreds of other runners gathered around me in

Deaths setting record in Oct.

The Iraqi government has been ineffective in stopping the violence. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) --

St. Elizabeth Family Birthplace

St. Elizabeth Family Birthplace Till and Laura Meyn, Poland, girl, Oct. 18. Michael &

Out-of-sight invention

Opinion: Out-of-sight invention Scripps Howard News Service: Probably every youngster, and maybe even those

Michigan now No. 2 behind the Buckeyes

Southern California is still a solid No. 3 in the Bowl Championship Standings. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Johnson triumphs, climbs to No. 3 spot

He won the Subway 500 to jump four spots in the Nextel Cup Chase. By GREG ENGLE SPORTING NEWS

Old items find new life after they are donated to charity

Dear Heloise: I, too, often wonder if my old T-shirt with the small stain on the front should just

Q. As South, vulnerable, you hold:

Q. As South, vulnerable, you hold: A Q 9 K 10 6 5 A 10 6 5 4 2 The bidding has proceeded:

STANDINGS \ Bowl Championship Series

HarrisUSA TodayComputerBCS RkPtsPctRkPtsPctRkPctAvgPv 1. Ohio


10-K OPEN MEN Place, Class Place, Finisher, Time 1, 1, Nicodemus Malakwen, 25, Chapel Hill,


THISTLEDOWN SUNDAY'S RESULTS 1st--Exit Card $26.80$8.40$4.60 Where's Charlie (Spieth S.)


BRONCOS 17, BROWNS 7 Denver01070--17 Cleveland0007--7 Second Quarter Den--FG Elam 32, 13:01.

Canadian Football League

Canadian Football League East Division WLTPtsPFPA x-Toronto107020339319

Play call to Chad Johnson is pain to the Panthers

Kevin Kaesviharn's interception prevented a game-winning TD by Carolina. CINCINNATI (AP) -- The

North hopes to conquer South with doughnuts

Dunkin' Donuts is intent on expanding in Krispy Kreme's home territory. FRANKLIN, Tenn. (AP) --

CREDIT CARDS Learn to earn the best reward

Navigating the world of credit-card rewards programs can be tough. MARKETWATCH SAN FRANCISCO --

Promoting Cancun

Promoting Cancun Mexican tourist officials are promoting Cancun as being fully revamped and made

PGA-Funai Classic

PGA-FUNAI CLASSIC At Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Purse: 4.6 million Joe Durant, 828,000--263

Browns downright awful

By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF CLEVELAND -- Long after the rest of the Cleveland Browns


BIRTHS St. Elizabeth Family Birthplace Jacquelyn Jackson and Dennis Earl Clark, Youngstown, boy,

Brave Hungarians stood up for freedom 50 years ago

Opinion: Brave Hungarians stood up for freedom 50 years ago EDITOR: It was 50 years ago today that the

Vick steals the show; Roethlisberger hurt

ATLANTA (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger stood on the Pittsburgh sideline with a white towel hanging

Disgusted with Congress? Then vote

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- Five out of six Americans think Congress stinks. Can this republic be saved? It's

Weight gain doesn't stop with freshman year

The new studies included male students and continued through the sophomore year. BOSTON (AP) --

U.S. students Rwanda's best ambassador

Atty. Justine Rukeba Mbabazi spent her vacation time in this city, hoping to educate more people about the need for...

Tigers' Rogers puzzles Cards

Kenny Rogers held St. Louis to two hits as Detroit won, 3-1, to tie series at 1-1. DETROIT (AP) --


AUCTIONS Junior Achievement of Mahoning Valley is sponsoring an online holiday auction to be held


SOCCER (Men) CINCINNATI -- The Titans defeated Thomas More, 4-0, in a Presidents' Athletic

saturday's nhl summary

SATURDAY'S NHL SUMMARY PENGUINS 5, BLUE JACKETS 3 Columbus111--3 Pittsburgh212--5 First