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Youngstown, Boardman vie for water tower, land

BOARDMAN — Two communities are angling for ownership of a water tower, but neither request is

Development plan comes together for Mosquito Lake lodge

CORTLAND — Those seeking the development of a lodge at Mosquito Lake will have to wait and see

Unnatural deaths hit high mark in Trumbull County

WARREN — The Trumbull County coroner’s office investigated 261 unnatural deaths in 2006,

City tries again for North Pool bids

YOUNGSTOWN — The city’s going to take the plunge for the third time in an attempt to

Jail work to reduce inmate health costs

How good is medical care for county jail inmates? Opinions vary somewhat from county to county, but

Struthers native broadcasts for Gators v. Buckeyes

PHOENIX — Steve Babik said he knew at an early age what profession he wanted to enter. Others

Game time nears

I think Florida coach Urban Meyer spoke for us all when he started Sunday's press conference with

Saturday's observations

Well, the good news - I received three responses to my last blog and all of them agree that the

Answers to weekly quiz

Answers to weekly quiz Q. As South, vulnerable, you hold: 9 3 8 7 2 A Q J 7 6 2 10 4

Man seeks intended recipient of letter postmarked in 1954

FERNDALE, Pa. (AP) -- Brian McAteer got a big surprise when a letter arrived at his home a couple of

2 die in suburban Cleveland house fire

WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) -- Two people died early Sunday in a fire at a house with smoke detectors that

Tweens at risk of obesity

About 17 percent of U.S. youths are obese. Millions are overweight. WASHINGTON (AP) -- As if being

Syria on the verge of asserting itself

Opinion: By SETH WIKAS BALTIMORE SUN Hafez el Assad, the father of Syrian President Bashar Assad,

Today is Monday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2007. There are 357 days left in the year. On this date in 1935, rock-and-roll legend Elvis Presley is born in Tupelo, Miss.

Today is Monday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2007. There are 357 days left in the year. On this date

Pa. man killed by Baltimore Co. police

ESSEX, Md. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man visiting friends in Baltimore County was shot and killed by

Bowl bummer: USM drops Ohio

The Bobcats were making their first bowl appearance since 1968. MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- Damion

WOMEN'S TOP 25 \ Sunday's games

No. 3 Duke 86, Virginia Tech 54 BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Abby Waner and Lindsey Harding had 20 points

Desperate fans make big offers for tickets

One man is offering a free stay at his Arizona home. COLUMBUS (AP) -- With time to get tickets for

Lightning win in shootout, 3-2

Sidney Crosby scored, but Pittsburgh still lost its 10th straight to Tampa Bay. WIRE SERVICES


JESSICA POLIS JOSH KRUMPAK CAMPBELL -- St. Joseph the Provider Church was the setting at 2 p.m.

Pitt rolls easily, despite Gray's slumping play

The 10th ranked Panthers coasted to a 69-48 win over South Florida. ASSOCIATED PRESS PITTSBURGH

Saddam's 2 co-defendants await execution date not yet scheduled

Five more American troops were killed, the U.S. military said Sunday. BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two of

No passport? Try these alternatives

Cruises, driving and bus tours are ways to get around the restrictions, for now. WASHINGTON (AP)

Grimm set to meet with owners today

He's one of two Pittsburgh assistants who will be interviewed. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Assistant head

Mail flights keep islands in circle for young pilots

Delivering the mail is often the first step up for a professional pilot. SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) --

"I'm just picturing him on the ship, and being grateful that he's been picked up."

Opinion: "I'm just picturing him on the ship, and being grateful that he's been picked up." June Dee Linn


INFORMATION If you go Connecticut covered bridges: West Cornwall Bridge, Route 128 over

Stem cells found in human amniotic fluid

Experts said this could end the furor over embryonic stem cell research. LOS ANGELES TIMES

Turners observe 60th anniversary at family event

YOUNGSTOWN -- Mr. and Mrs. James Turner of Youngstown were joined by family members and friends as


SCHEDULE National TV in parentheses Thursday At New Alhambra Arena, Philadelphia, Kid Diamond,

Police seeking stiffer penalties

Judges said each case should be handled on its own merit. CINCINNATI (AP) -- After a record year


CAROLINE LOWRY JONATHAN NAGY YOUNGSTOWN -- Caroline Elizabeth Lowry, 466 Bradley Lane, and

NFL PLAYOFFS At a glance

Wild-card Saturday Indianapolis 23, Kansas City 8 Seattle 21, Dallas 20 Sunday New England 37,

Program quickens the way to gate

The program's participants must pass a background check and pay a fee to take part. WASHINGTON

sunday's nba summaries

SUNDAY'S NBA SUMMARIES RAPTORS 116, WIZARDS 111 WASHINGTON (111) -- Butler 7-15 8-9 24, Jamison

Akers' kick gives Eagles 23-20 victory over Giants

Philadelphia advances to meet New Orleans next Saturday. PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Some of his

Here's Word of Year: 'plutoed' = devalued

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Pluto is finally getting some respect -- not from astronomers, but from

Taylor will return to Dolphins' defense

MIAMI (AP) -- Jason Taylor needed only a few days off to decide he wants to keep working. The

Dieting is not as effective as many people think

Opinion: By BARRY GLASSNER LOS ANGELES TIMES 'Tis the season to diet. In an annual ritual that mostly

Boardman trustees hurt chances of levy's passage

Editorial: At the very meeting that Boardman Township's fiscal officer, William Leicht, broached the idea of


2006-07 FOOTBALL BOWL GAMES Tuesday, Dec. 19 Poinsettia Bowl At San Diego Payout: 750,000

8 train cars jump track in west central Ohio

WEST MANSFIELD (AP) -- Eight cars from a 20-car train derailed and lay scattered across a field

3 immigrants detained while truck is searched at port

MIAMI (AP) -- Three legal immigrants in a cargo truck were detained at the Port of Miami on Sunday

Work, government business take back seat to OSU game

Many meetings have been rescheduled around the event. ASSOCIATED PRESS Today has become an

Former president undergoes surgery

Former president undergoes surgery ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Former President George H.W. Bush has been

U.S. commander: 'Surge' wouldn't save country

Democratic leaders oppose any increase of troops in Iraq. MCCLATCHY NEWSPAPERS BAGHDAD, Iraq --


PBA H & amp;R BLOCK CLASSIC Sunday's results At National Bowling Stadium Reno, Nev.

Belichick bests his star pupil

Tom Brady led the Patriots to a 37-16 win over Eric Mangini and the Jets. FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP)

Colemans feted at two events on anniversary

BOARDMAN -- Mr. and Mrs. Simmie Coleman of Boardman were honored by family members as they

Viewing Iraq through Viet prism

Opinion: WASHINGTON-- As the president contemplates a "surge" of U.S. troops into Baghdad, a Vietnam analogy


PREP FOOTBALL Chaney graduate supports Mikovich Fanfare: Let it be known that we the players,

Former workers ask about records

About 700 ex-workers or their survivors have filed compensation claims. DAYTON (AP) -- Former

Vicious killer should die

Editorial: Kenneth Biros, like some other local murderers who come to mind, should already been dead. Biros


BASKETBALL National Basketball Association PHILADELPHIA 76ERS--Named Larry Brown executive vice

Bobble by Romo cost Dallas win

It came on a 19-yard field goal attempt in the final minutes of play. SEATTLE (AP) -- All Tony

Their marriage is not a partnership

Dear Annie: On the surface, life is good. My husband's business is thriving, and we have two

NBA ROUNDUP \ Sunday's games

Timberwolves 103, Rockets 99 MINNEAPOLIS -- Kevin Garnett had 26 points and 13 rebounds to help

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Coaching search Assistant head coach Russ Grimm is scheduled to interview today as the Pittsburgh

Grand Canyon Skywalk to open in March

HUALAPAI INDIAN RESERVATION, Ariz. (AP) -- The Grand Canyon Skywalk is scheduled to open March 28,

Governor Strickland's wife will study causes

For now, Frances Strickland said her goal is to keep her husband close to Ohioans. COLUMBUS (AP)


TODAY 2 p.m. (FSN Ohio) College football: "Ohio State Bowl Special." 2:30 p.m.(FSN Ohio) College

Social worker marries client's ex-husband

The social worker worked on the case after she secretly married the children's father. CLEVELAND


MAJOR INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE WLPct.GB Philadelphia74.636-- Chicago76.5391 Detroit76.5391


EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayConf Toronto1519.441--5-5W-210-55-

INAUGURATION What's planned

Public festivities surrounding Ted Strickland's inauguration as Ohio governor in Columbus on

Theory puts life on Mars

In the 1970s, Viking space probes were looking for an Earth-like type of life. WASHINGTON (AP) --

NHL ROUNDUP \ Sunday's other games

Devils 3, Canadiens 0 MONTREAL -- Martin Brodeur made 28 saves for his league-leading seventh

Ex-officer's suit alleges he was defamed

WAYNESBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A former police officer sued the chief and a former co-worker, alleging that


ATP-WTA TOUR MEDIBANK NTERNATIONAL Sunday At Sydney International Tennis Centre Sydney,