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Cops nab fugitive wanted in killing

Although he had threatened 'suicide by cop,' he gave up. CARROLL, N.Y. (AP) -- A fugitive

Magnitude of matchup is monster

In college football circles for the early season, it's huge. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Ohio State vs.


PGA TOUR-CANADIAN OPEN At Hamilton Golf and Country Club Ancaster, Ontario Purse: $5 million

KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR \ Annie's Mailbox Get an IOU in writing from chatty ex-boyfriend

Dear Annie: I recently broke up with my boyfriend of 18 months. The relationship ended for many

So why do we keep going back to the lake?

Strange things have happened around me this fishing season, oddities that range from the humorous to

League reinstates Little Raiders

WARREN -- The Little Raiders football teams will be back on the field today. A dispute involving


GRADS LIST The following students were awarded bachelor's degrees unless otherwise noted:

Solving the mystery of migration

Shorter days, a predictable characteristic of September, is the absolutely reliable environmental

ABRAHAMIC PROGRAM \ A six-part series

Agnes Martinko, a regular contributor to The Vindicator's Religion page, attended a weeklong series

Pilgrimage planned

Pilgrimage planned NORTH JACKSON -- Youngstown Chapter of the Slovak Catholic Federation will have

McCarthy-led Mooney crushes Hoban, 40-13

Junior fullback Mike Zordich had 114 yards on 13 carries. By JOE SCALZO VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF

Pierzynski hits walk-off homer

The White Sox pulled out the 7-6 victory over the Tribe. CHICAGO (AP) -- A.J. Pierzynski hit a

TODAY Maine at YSU

Time: 4 p.m. Radio/TV: Live on WNIO-AM (1390), WBBG-FM (106.1), WYFX (17/62), at 10:30 p.m.

CUTTING REMARKS A few extra tips

When its time to get a haircut, it is best to give the process some extra thought and take the

Folk artist 'Moses of East Cleveland' dies

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) -- Rev. Albert Wagner, a folk artist whose work with discarded bowling

Festival aims to attract tourists

Sonny Reynolds will portray Johnny Appleseed during the festival. By D.A. WILKINSON VINDICATOR

With a big 'Welcome home,' troops return to Hermitage

The unit helped fuel military operations in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Iraq. By NANCY TULLIS

As show turns 18, creator keeps going

A Simpsons movie will make it to theaters next year. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- As Bart Simpson skips


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Oil discovery doesn't alter need for conservation

Opinion: Kansas City Star: The latest discovery of large oil supplies in the Gulf of Mexico is encouraging.

Columbiana is satisfied after win over W. Reserve

Blue Devils quarterback Brandon Moherman completed 13 of 24 passes for 138 yards. By JOHN BUTERA


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HOW HE SEES IT 9/11 has hardened our resolve to be free

Opinion: By DONALD H. RUMSFELD MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE In January, al-Qaida's second in command, Ayman al-

New building

NEW BUILDING Funding sources Putting together $5.8 million for the expansion of the Youngstown

MUNICIPAL BENCH Appellate ruling says Girard must give court more funds

A magistrate ruled that the court should receive some additional funding. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR.

McDonald brings end to Mineral Ridge streak

The Blue Devils handed the Rams their first loss in five years in the series, 21-11. By DOUG

PITTSBURGH New mayor vows to promote agenda

The 26-year-old is the youngest mayor in the city's 190-year history. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A year

Hubbard's Smith has good start

The third-string free safety was on the punt and kickoff coverage units, making three solo tackles

Second courtroom to close for renovation

LISBON -- The second courtroom in the Columbiana County Courthouse will be closed at the end of next

Lutheran church will install new pastor

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Rev. Paul W. Heine will be installed as pastor of Martin Luther Lutheran Church,


MiniPage Teacher's Guide MiniPage activities meet many state and national educational standards.

Burning house collapses after firefighters arrive

A ceiling fell and hit a firefighter on the head. YOUNGSTOWN -- A vacant house on fire in the 900


'THE ILLUSIONIST' Grade: A. Director: Neil Burger. Running time: 110 minutes. Rating: PG-13 for

Americans' psychological effect not as bad as many anticipated

Few people mark the events as a milestone. SCRIPPS HOWARD Mental-health experts feared



Programs attract a loyal following

Each day at Chautauqua is full of events, many occurring simultaneously. The clarion bells on the

PLAY REVIEW For 'Love of a Pig,' you'll keep smiling

It's the story of one girl's pursuit of a boyfriend. GUY D'ASTOLFO VINDICATOR ENTERTAINMENT

Many flock to join in dove hunt opener

The excitement of the event keeps hunters coming back year after year. By BRENT FRAZEE MCCLATCHY

Best Bets on TV Tonight

"Trapped in the Towers: The Elevators of 9/11" (8 p.m., A & amp;E): Survivors recount their

Sept. 11 ceremony

Sept. 11 ceremony POLAND -- The Western Reserve Fire District will commemorate the fifth

Today is Saturday, Sept. 9, the 252nd day of 2006. There are 113 days left in the year. On this date

Opinion: Today is Saturday, Sept. 9, the 252nd day of 2006. There are 113 days left in the year. On this date

SMARTS schedules 17th District art show

Students from area high schools have their work on display. YOUNGSTOWN -- Students Motivated by


NASCAR-NEXTEL CUP CHEVY ROCK & amp; ROLL 400 LINEUP At Richmond International Raceway

Memorial sculpture contains too many names

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) -- A 100-foot-tall sculpture being unveiled on Monday's fifth anniversary of 9/11

Clarett found capable for trial

He will go on trial Sept. 18 on charges that he held up two people outside a bar. COLUMBUS (AP) --

New computers in use Monday

More up-to-date court records will be available online starting Wednesday. By ED RUNYAN

U.S. OPEN Sharapova overcomes Mauresmo, Slam jinx

The Final will see the Russian facing off with Belgium's Justine Henin-Hardenne, who is ranked No.

Fashion designer follows her childhood dream

Her well-designed clothes help maintain femininity in a masculine world. By CRYSTAL DEMPSEY

Local Hispanic students to be honored at event

The conference marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations. YOUNGSTOWN -- Fourteen

History shows the oneness of ecumenical spirit

The Chautauqua Institution was founded 132 years ago at Lake Chautauqua in New York, 32 miles east

Sharpsville pulls out 14-6 win over Farrell

The Blue Devils scored twice in the second half against the Steelers. By RICK ELIA VINDIATOR

Defensive line coach Smith is a former Black Bears player

Today, seven of the Gateway Conference's eight teams will be in action. Southern Illinois is idle.

Priest admits making phony bomb threat

Priest admits making phony bomb threat AMSTERDAM, Netherlands -- Papa don't preach? Amsterdam

NASCAR Handful of drivers on the bubble

Mark Martin, Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton and a few other could go either way. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) --

Son, 27, set mother on fire, police say

GALION, Ohio (AP) -- Police said a man threw a flammable substance on his mother and set her on

EDA offers Youngstown incubator help in future

The new downtown building is expected to house more than 300 workers. By DON SHILLING VINDICATOR

Pupils break ground for gym

Children representing each grade level took part in the gym groundbreaking. By HAROLD GWIN

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Johnny Appleseed Festival

The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 16 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 17 in downtown

Adam Dunn's 40th home run, Valentin's blast give Reds spark

After winning three of its last four games, Pittsburgh lost, 9-1. CINCINNATI (AP) -- Adam Dunn hit


Education: Agnes Martinko earned a bachelor's degree at Youngstown State University, master's degree


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Forum Health Women & amp; Infants Pavilion

Forum Health Women & amp; Infants Pavilion Thomas and Amber Stewart, Bessemer, Pa., boy,

BLOOD SUPPLY FDA fines Red Cross $4.2M for violations

There were no reports of serious health consequences, the FDA said. WASHINGTON (AP) -- The

Event marks completion of Hospice House facility

The facility's purpose is to meet the needs of terminally ill patients and their families. By

Court to decide about evidence

Prosecutors believe police recovered the murder weapon the day McKinney was arrested. By ED RUNYAN

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Battles leads way in Rayen's victory

The Tigers rolled past Castalia Margaretta, 41-12. CASTALIA -- Sal Battles gained 124 yards on

Sudanese president to release journalist

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) -- The president of Sudan agreed to release American journalist Paul Salopek on

New water bowl solves cat's problem

Dear Heloise: We have a 15-year-old cat that had gotten into the habit of only drinking out of the

The Vindicator

The Vindicator BROUGHT DOUGH: Benjamin Erulkar, an official with the U.S. Economic Development

HOW HE SEES IT America still has an edge in education

Opinion: By RICHARD H. BRODHEAD WASHINGTON POST Even as they welcome students back to campus, our

Cooperation nets metal-theft suspect

The machine parts, worth $4,500, came from a Belmont Avenue business. YOUNGSTOWN -- Seeking the

Company offers tips on learning how to study

YOUNGSTOWN --With most schools now back in session, children and their parents should prepare to get

DALE McFEATTERS It was almost old-home week in D.C.

Opinion: WASHINGTON -- This past week has been "war on terror" week in the nation's capital, with President

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United States must spread freedom by good example

Editorial: The United States cannot seriously claim to be a beacon of freedom and justice if it codifies a

Camuso named teacher of year

The honoree has brought innovative learning modules into her program. YOUNGSTOWN -- Stella Camuso,

Costs go up, though claim numbers fall

Several companies that manage claims have donated to politicians. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Payments from

South Range keeps rolling, 47-6

Springfield, Leetonia and Lisbon also posted big victories. NEWTON FALLS -- David Rach scored on

Taking gradual steps toward a drastic change is recommended by the experts.

Taking gradual steps toward a drastic change is recommended by the experts. By MISSY GOOD


FRIDAY'S FOOTBALL SCORES EAST Assumption 16, Stonehill 3 College of N.J. 24, La Salle 21 S.


MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Clifford H. Reid, 71, of 3435 S. Turner Road, Canfield, and

WARM WELCOME: Master Sgt. David Freeman is reunited with his wife, Eva. Freeman, of Sharpsville, Pa., was greeted by a large group including grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

WARM WELCOME: Master Sgt. David Freeman is reunited with his wife, Eva. Freeman, of Sharpsville,

Salary, insurance separate two sides

The union and school board will continue negotiations Tuesday. BY AMANDA GARRETT VINDICATOR


HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION INFORMATION -- Ohio: call (800) WILDLIFE Pennsylvania: (814) 432-3187.

Release order hearing set in May

Federal judges are in no hurry to hear the county jail case. By PETER H. MILLIKEN VINDICATOR


The largest class in the history of Leadership Mahoning Valley was introduced today at the Holiday

AFGHAN CAPITAL Car bomber strikes near U.S. Embassy

Taliban have been using Iraqi-style tactics to try to derail the government. KABUL, Afghanistan

Saudis ban cat, dog sales

Saudis ban cat, dog sales JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia -- Saudi Arabia's religious police, normally tasked

Canfield holds off Alliance rally

The Cardinals built an early lead, then halted a late Aviators' rally. By ERIC HAMILTON


YSU Women's basketball YOUNGSTOWN -- Youngstown State has named Krystal Brooks an assistant


THURSDAY'S GAMES AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 9, Chicago White Sox 1 Detroit 7, Minnesota 2

Dog owner pleads innocent

STRUTHERS -- Catherine J. Majetic, the owner of a large dog that killed a neighbor's miniature


McClatchy Tribune NEAT AND TRIM: Britani Elliott, a hairstylist, goes to great lengths to make


FRIDAY'S RESULTS FOOTBALL AREA Boardman 21, Chaney 7 Rayen 49, Castalia Margaretta 14


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NEWS SHOWS | Sunday topics

Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week": 9/11 commission members Thomas Kean,


NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE Thursday's Game Pittsburgh 28, Miami 17 Sunday's Games Seattle at

IRAQ Senate: Al-Qaida daunted Saddam

Democrats are accusing President Bush of using faulty intelligence. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Saddam


TODAY 8 a.m. (GC) Golf: European Masters. 8 a.m. (SPD) Auto racing: Italian Grand Prix

Constitution Day program

Constitution Day program YOUNGSTOWN -- "Four things we ought to know about our Constitution" is


LOCAL Cash to Girard court GIRARD Municipal Judge Michael Bernard will receive more money for

Childproof your home to prevent accidents

Sensible safeguards protect toddlers from harm. WASHINGTON POST Sometimes it seems the only way


NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE PLAYOFF SCHEDULE First Round (Best-of-3) Brooklyn vs. Staten Island

Ursuline's Yarab leads 20-14 win over Fitch

By TOM WILLIAMS VINDICATOR SPORTS STAFF AUSTINTOWN -- With the unbeaten Ursuline High football

Film isn't quite what you think you'd get

The film stars Edward Norton, Jessica Biel and Paul Giamatti. By PHIL VILLARREAL ARIZONA DAILY


Qualifying: Rookie Denny Hamlin, as calm and cool as ever, grabbed the pole for tonight's race at

Panel backs conviction of deputy in salt theft

The deputy was fired from the sheriff's department last summer. YOUNGSTOWN -- A three-judge panel

Does work inspire or drain you?

Are you able to replenish your spirit during work, or are you fighting to keep your sanity?

Spartans a winner -- again, now 2-1

Boardman overcame three turnovers in the first half against Chaney. By GREG GULAS VINDICATOR


POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Girard and Liberty: GIRARD Sept. 1


REGION Membership banquet for Ducks Unlimited YOUNGSTOWN -- The Ducks Unlimited Mahoning Valley

Browns' Crennel has decisions to make

Jason Wright won the backup running back spot. BEREA (AP) -- Browns coach Romeo Crennel has

Hot with anger? Chill out, forgive

A new book looks at how forgiveness can improve health. BY MARK I. PINSKY MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS

The art of writing a eulogy changes

Seconds after American Airlines Flight 11 passed overhead, another Franciscan brother ran to Father