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Anti-death penalty advocates gather in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — About 50 opponents of the death penalty gathered outside the Ohio State

Speaker: MLK Day is about justice and righteousness

YOUNGSTOWN — Religious people today are making the same mistake religious people did thousands

Local group formed to mentor black youth

YOUNGSTOWN — A national organization focused on mentoring black youths and enhancing

Some area districts ban cell phones

Cell phones have become as much a part of contemporary American life as television and automobiles,

Steelers' Whisenhunt gets Arizona job

PHOENIX (AP) _ The Arizona Cardinals hired Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt

Ohio prescription drug plan expands

<span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 13px">CLEVELAND (AP) _ Changes to Ohio's prescription drug

Davenport leads OSU to win

The Buckeyes changed defenses early and it led to a 70-42 rout. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Ohio State

Beeghly 'rockin' Saturday

It was an enjoyable night at Beeghly Center Saturday with both the YSU men's and women's teams

Stockpiling waste: no new anthrax vaccine anytime soon

Washington Post: Stockpiling a new anthrax vaccine was supposed to be the signal achievement of

Pastor: Mistake is being repeated

There can be no religion without righteousness, a Cleveland pastor says. By DON SHILLING

Bush, Cheney: Troop buildup will proceed

Iraqis should be thankful for being liberated, the president said. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Digging in

Ice Diggers stop Phantoms again

For the second straight game Alpena beat Mahoning Valley 5-4. ALPENA, Mich. -- Shawn Hunwick made

NHL ROUNDUP Sunday's game

Wild 4, Blackhawks 3, SO CHICAGO -- Pavol Demitra scored the only shootout goal, and Minnesota

'Dogfight' victory excites Colts' Dungy

Indianapolis' 15-6 win over the Ravens ended with a smash-mouth drive. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tony

Performance audit is worth the 78,000 cost, says one trustee

By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER BOARDMAN -- A trustee believes spending 78,000 for a

Girls event best in entire state

If you wind down Ohio route 62 just out of Navarre, past the cow crossing, the three or four horse-

Death penalty opponents protest at state prison

Protesters promoted the cause of prisoners charged in the Lucasville riot. By DON SHILLING

Son's pal needs to back off

Dear Annie: My 22-year-old son's best friend, "Jeremy," has evidently taken a liking to my wife. He

It's not time to settle Arab-Israeli fight

Opinion: By CLIFFORD MAY SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE Resolving the Arab-Israeli conflict would be a


SATURDAY'S GAMES New Orleans at Milwaukee, ppd., Weather Charlotte 89, Philadelphia 83 Detroit

Q. Both vulnerable, as South you hold:

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Conservator offers tips on how best to store framed art

Dear Heloise: I am a conservator and would like to share some information on storing framed and


CHAMPIONS SKINS GAME Sunday's results At Wailea Golf Resort, Gold Course Wailea, Hawaii

Theft at McDonald's

Theft at McDonald's YOUNGSTOWN -- A thief stole an undisclosed amount of money from a cash

Report: Officers rarely faulted for use of force

One officer suggested that his department should release more information. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Oregon slips past Arizona; Duke, N.D. also winners

The No. 15 Ducks won on a Aaron Brooks shot with two seconds left, 79-77. ASSOCIATED PRESS

At least 7 killed in fire at apartment building

It was the city's worst fire in 50 years, the fire chief said. HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Fire



Dr. King's words still ring true today

Opinion: The characteristic of greatness -- whether we are talking about a great man or great art -- is that

Coughlin lowers freestyle record

Michael Phelps won the 400 individual medley, but lost in the breaststroke. LONG BEACH, Calif.

1,137 donation surprises Camp Fire official

Someone donated a car that was sold for the benefit of the agency. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR

King's secretary dies at age 81

ATLANTA (AP) -- Dora McDonald, secretary for Martin Luther King Jr., died just days before the


Unlikely winner Paul Goydos birdied three of the final four holes at the Sony Open for his first

Study links gene to risk of Alzheimer's

Other scientists need to confirm the findings, experts said. NEW YORK (AP) -- A huge international

President Bush: The stealth humanitarian

Opinion: By JAY AMBROSE SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE Whether it's helping get the homeless into homes,

Will the Golden Globes shape Oscar showdown?

It's musicals and comedies versus dramas at the Globes. By DAVID GERMAIN AP MOVIE WRITER LOS


INFORMATION If you go Ski Museum of Maine: 109 Church St., Church Street Commons, Farmington,

Last year set a record in worldwide mergers and acquisitions at 3.8 trillion.

Last year set a record in worldwide mergers and acquisitions at 3.8 trillion. Association for


The Iraqi foreign minister called Sunday for the release of five Iranians detained by U.S. forces in

New Orleans pulled out a 27-24 win over the Eagles Saturday night.

New Orleans pulled out a 27-24 win over the Eagles Saturday night. NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Who needs

Repair business in Calif. caters to motorcycle mamas

A new shop plans to offer massages and facials along with motorcycles. SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE


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BOBBI JAMISON BILL PATRICK HUBBARD -- Las Vegas was the honeymoon destination of Bill Patrick and

Kings' daughter leads event at father's church

The event at Ebenezer Baptist Church honored MLK and his widow, Coretta Scott King. ATLANTA (AP)

New stamp from Postal Service lets you send mail with a 'Kiss'

HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) -- Now you can really seal your letters with a kiss. In conjunction with the

Ice storms continue to pound the U.S.

About 300,000 residents in Missouri were still without power. OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The ice storms

Credits help save some money

Some taxpayers can get a tax break for making their homes energy-efficient. YOUNGSTOWN -- As the


LEBANON The Daily Star, Beirut, Jan. 6: There is much diplomatic activity taking place throughout

Nieces, nephews host dinner party for Gries 60th

LIBERTY -- Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gries of Liberty were honored Jan. 13 during a dinner party held in

No. 3 ranked Boardman falls to No. 2 Lakota West

The Spartans suffered their first loss, 52-46, in the "Classic in the Country". By JOE SCALZO


Cheney defends records searches by Pentagon WASHINGTON -- Vice President Dick Cheney said Sunday

GOLF ROUNDUP Sunday's other events

Champions Skins Game WAILEA, Hawaii -- Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson won the Champions Skins Game,


NFL FavoritePointsUnderdog Sunday, Jan 21st. Conference Championships CHICAGO3New Orleans


BOYS BASKETBALL SATURDAY'S SCORES AREA Rayen 62, Vision Quest 52 Copley 76, Ursuline 62

Eligibility requirement expanded for Ohio program

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Changes to Ohio's prescription drug program will allow about 105,000 additional

"Americans broadly agree -- and we in the administration count ourselves among them -- that the situation in Iraq is unacceptable."

Opinion: "Americans broadly agree -- and we in the administration count ourselves among them -- that the

Girl's death prompts bills to regulate pharmacy techs

One bill would require a two-year training program or internship. CLEVELAND (AP) -- The death of a

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Rendell tones down second inauguration

Bon Jovi and Frankie Avalon will perform before the ball. HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Compared with


TODAY 7 p.m. (ESPN) College basketball: Marquette at Louisville. 7 p.m. (ESPN2) College women's


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Success of Bush plan dependent on Iraq

Opinion: By MARSHA MERCER MEDIA GENERAL NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON -- In his prime-time speech last week,

Mail delivery change angers homeowners

An Arlington Heights homeowner said she is afraid of identity theft. By SARAH POULTON VINDICATOR


BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX--Agreed to terms with OF Alex Ochoa on a minor league

Schools and pupils adapt to policies on cell phones

Warren's cell phone ban is for safety reasons, the school resource officer said. By AMANDA GARRETT

Columbiana health board should fire commissioner

Editorial: Two years ago, we urged the Columbiana County Board of Health to fire health Commissioner Robert

Defending women's champion Amelie Mauresmo won her opening match.

Defending women's champion Amelie Mauresmo won her opening match. MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) --

HAPPY 105TH BIRTHDAY Anna DiGregorio

Born: Jan. 16, 1902, in Italy, and came to the United States when she was four years old. Parents:

Business News Digest

REGION Ribbon-cutting set at Amen Corner in Girard GIRARD -- A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be

Sports Digest

YSU Swimming/diving YOUNGSTOWN -- Senior Becky Bertuzzi won the 200 free with a season-best time


ARTS AND CRAFT SHOWS XPatchwork Co-Op, North Star Training Center, 192 Haseltine Ave., will hold a

Bears win on Gould's field goal in OT

CHICAGO (AP) -- Ever reliable Robbie Gould, with a boost from often criticized Rex Grossman,


NORTHFIELD RESULTS LATE SATURDAY 7th-ColeMeBigPapa(Shetler)2.802.402.20 Fox Valley Leif


Singer Kylie Minogue cancels two concerts LONDON -- A respiratory infection has forced Kylie

Saban's hiring good move for university

Alabama may have spent a lot to get him, but it could pay off in the long run. TUSCALOOSA, Ala.


MLK DAY | Inside The power of Dr. Martin Luther King's message was his appeal to the truth of

Boy was controlled by captor, experts say

Captors often use fear to establish control over their victims, an expert said. KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP)

Goydos rallies to win Sony Open title

He made three birdies in the final four holes for a one-shot victory. HONOLULU (AP) -- Paul Goydos

ROUNDUP Sunday's game

Mavericks 97, Raptors 96 TORONTO -- Dirk Nowitzki had 38 points and Josh Howard made a go-ahead


NFL PLAYOFFS Wild-card Playoffs All Times EST Saturday, Jan. 6 Indianapolis 23, Kansas City

McCamon 60th is celebrated at Columbiana club

COLUMBIANA -- The 60th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Wayne McCamon, 43781 Crestview Road, was


MEN'S SCORES SUNDAY EAST Buffalo 68, Miami (Ohio) 51 California, Pa. 83, Kutztown 75 Edinboro


MEN Mansfield 96, Slippery Rock 92, OT MANSFIELD, Pa. -- Glenn Reepmeyer had 21 points and 16


HOLLY MILLER JOHN NIOTTI-SOLTESZ CANFIELD -- Holly Lee Miller and John A. Niotti-Soltesz were

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. for antiwar stance

Opinion: By BARBARA RANSBY MCCLATCHY-TRIBUNE This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as American deaths in Iraq

Take me out to the smorgasbord

Editorial: The Los Angeles Dodgers have combined two of America's favorite pastimes for one price: baseball and

The three-time Super Bowl winner led New England past the Chargers, 24-21.

The three-time Super Bowl winner led New England past the Chargers, 24-21. SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Tom

Krakes renew marriage vows on anniversary

JACKSON TOWNSHIP -- Former Austintown residents Tom and Carole Krake, who live in Jackson Township

Resorts have ups, downs in weather

Warm weather and little snow leaves Eastern slopes barren. GHENT, W.Va. (AP) -- Brian Rogers and

Local chapter to help youths

The organization has adopted a local school for boys. By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. VINDICATOR TRUMBULL

SeaWorld Orlando raises ticket prices

SeaWorld Orlando raises ticket prices ORLANDO, Fla. -- SeaWorld Orlando has boosted ticket prices


AUSTRALIAN OPEN Monday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: 14.84 million (Grand

Cost for Iraq is reaching historic levels

Despite the cost, other factors are causing more concern. LOS ANGELES TIMES WASHINGTON -- By the

fugitive of the week

FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK Stanley Redd Sr. The U.S. Marshals Service in Northern Ohio and the

Today's birthdays

Today's birthdays Actress Margaret O'Brien is 70. Singer Don Van Vliet (aka "Captain Beefheart")


SUNDAY'S NBA SUMMARY MAVERICKS 97, RAPTORS 96 DALLAS (97) -- Howard 5-17 4-4 14, Nowitzki 14-30


MORE NFL On C8 Deuce McAllister and rookie sensation Reggie Bush gave New Orleans a reason to

TOP 25 ROUNDUP \ Women's college basketball

No. 4 Tennessee 52, No. 15 Georgia 41 ATHENS, Ga. -- Tennessee relied on a stifling defense to

Whisenhunt hired by Cardinals

The veteran Steelers' assistant becomes Arizona's eighth coach since 1988. PHOENIX (AP) -- Ken

Cavs are top team in Eastern Conference

Saturday night's 104-92 win over the Clippers was their ninth in 11 games. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The