Big Ben injuredin loss to Falcons
ATLANTA quarterback Michael Vick threw a career-high four touchdown passes and hit another long play in overtime Sunday, giving the Falcons a thrilling 41-38 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Above, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is hit by Falcons defensive end Patrick Kerney during the third quarter. Roethlisberger left the game with a head injury and did not return to game action.
Broncos defeatBrowns 17-7
THE NFL's stingiest unit held its fifth straight opponent to single digits, and Jake Plummer did enough to keep the Denver Broncos' offense moving in a 17-7 win over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. Above, Browns defensive end Alvin McKinley sacks Plummer during the first half.
VISION and hard work of Liberty High School junior Evan Coombs, above, has given the school a new cross country practice course and may help Coombs reach the Eagle Scout level in the Boy Scouts of America.
SOME OFFICIALS believe the Youngstown City School District has more intervention programs to aid students than almost any other Ohio district. The problem is that those programs are fragmented and have no central coordination.
Dunkin' Donutsplans to spread out
FROM its first store in Quincy, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts has become the quintessential Northeastern doughnut shop, with working-class credentials and obsessive customers. But now the Canton, Mass.-based chain plans to expand south and west across the country, and that begs the question: Will Southerners, with their long-standing love of Krispy Kreme's sugar-glaze, find room for another doughnut?