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Construction driver killed

NORTH BLOOMFIELD — The driver of a Bobcat construction vehicle was killed Tuesday afternoon

Kinsman troop visits nation's capital

KINSMAN — Summer is far from over, but it’s already been an unforgettable season for

Is 7 your lucky number?

YOUNGSTOWN — The number seven. Where would we be without it? Without seven, six and eight

Faith-based initiative gets grant

YOUNGSTOWN — Flying High Inc., a community initiative promoting work force development, has

Fireworks prank results in shooting

YOUNGSTOWN — A prank involving firecrackers is blamed in a holiday shooting outside an East

W. Farmington teen dies in traffic accident

BRISTOLVILLE — An 18-year-old man was killed Tuesday night when his vehicle veered off county

Police investigate shooting of two men on South Side

YOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating a shooting on the South Side early today morning that

A Yank wins the hot dog eating contest

NEW YORK (AP) — In a gut-busting showdown that combined drama, daring and indigestion, Joey

CATV operators to raise set-top box rates

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cable companies are planning to charge more for set-top boxes to help pay

Pa. budget battle crawls along

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — State budget talks have degenerated from showdown to stalemate, and the

Salt & Light leads Struthers parade honors

STRUTHERS — More than 100 entries paraded through the streets of Struthers today showing

Want to see the Statue of Liberty? Head to Lawrence Co.

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — At one time, you didn’t have to travel far to see replicas of the

Lordstown school board meeting reset

LORDSTOWN — The board of education has changed its monthly meeting from July 18 to July 24. A

Howland summer youth program begins July 16

HOWLAND — The township summer youth and recreation program features track and field and News podcast for July 4, 2007

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Astro Falcons win Class Little b title by beating Rondinelli, 9-8

STRUTHERS — The Astro Falcons defeated Rondinelli Tuxedo, 9-8, Tuesday night at Cene Park to win the

OSU has to recover from the loss of 3 rookies to NBA draft

Thad Matta must replace Greg Oden, Mike Conley Jr. and Daequan Cook. COLUMBUS (AP) — Seconds

Government’s fate to go on the ballot

Petitions to serve on a study commission must be circulated next month. NEW CASTLE, Pa. —


NOTEBOOK Hewitt wins tough match: Lleyton Hewitt made it to the fourth round — at last. Hewitt

Woman, 46, ordered to stay away

CAMPBELL — A woman accused of stalking a Campbell firefighter has been ordered to stay 500 feet away

Prosecutor seeks $8,500 forfeiture in Warren

WARREN — A federal prosecutor is seeking forfeiture of more than $8,500 from a Warren man charged

Forum Health enhances offer to nurses union

The union represents more than 600 nurses at two Forum centers. YOUNGSTOWN — Forum Health is

A story in the June 27 Vindicator incorrectly reported that William Bagnola, president of the

A story in the June 27 Vindicator incorrectly reported that William Bagnola, president of the

Waterline to be shut off, boil notice in effect

AUSTINTOWN — A waterline on Norquest Boulevard between state Route 46 and Ohltown Road will be shut

Valley communities campaign for airport’s grant application

VIENNA — An extensive letter-writing campaign from many communities is encouraging legislators in


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Banning drivers may be penalty

NASCAR has not ruled out suspending drivers as a deterrent for cheating. CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) —

Blake’s homer in 11th lifts Tribe The Indians ran their winning streak to six games with a 5-4 win over the Tigers.

DETROIT (AP) — Casey Blake homered in the 11th inning Tuesday night to give Cleveland a 5-4 victory

Poland’s new mayor takes office

The new mayor will serve through the end of the year. POLAND — Christine Yash stepped into the

Lie detector is out; jury trial is in for rape suspect

The Youngstown man failed to take the polygraph test and will face trial Dec. 3. YOUNGSTOWN — The

Upholsterer has it covered

He married into the trade, learned the skill and kept the business open. YOUNGSTOWN — Even

A summary of recent criminal activity in Boardman:

A summary of recent criminal activity in Boardman: June 28 Arrests: After receiving a call about

After fifth defeat in row, Scrappers open home series

After a 9-6 loss to Auburn Tuesday, Mahoning Valley will play Jamestown tonight. AUBURN, N.Y. —

Battle continues for racing licenses

Attorneys for all sides are still reviewing the court’s decision to deny harness-race licenses.



Ronald McDonald House closes doors

Hundreds of families depended on the house, a board member said. YOUNGSTOWN — After nearly 20

WNBA ROUNDUP | Tuesday’s games

Silver Stars 84, Mystics 79 WASHINGTON — Sophia Young matched her season-high with 24 points and

Penguins’ Talbot is ready for Vegas and the World Series of Poker

He won the trip to the big game in a charity tournament for NHL players. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Maxime

Man passes out behind wheel, causes accident

AUSTINTOWN — A Warren man was in guarded condition at St. Elizabeth Health Center after passing out

Bucs’ Youman grabs first win against Brewers

Milwaukee also gave the Pirates plenty of help with four errors. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Major league


U.S. PRESIDENT Independent candidates There are numerous people planning to run in next year’s

District aims to pass tax levy

Even a 9.5-mill tax increase won’t be enough to wipe out the deficit. YOUNGSTOWN — Residents

UPHOLSTERER | Owner stays busy

The business opened as Frank Hubert’s Upholstery. In 1982, Ted Gavozzi took over when Hubert, his

Scrappers lose again

Scrappers lose again The Auburn Doubledays completed a three-game sweep and sent the Mahoning


GAME TIME Today Who: Scrappers vs. Jamestown Jammers First pitch: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM


WHAT IT COSTS Youngstown city schools City school board members are finalizing a tax levy to be


STANDINGS New York-Penn League Pinckney Division WLPct.GB State College (Pirates)105.667—

ON AREA DIAMONDS | Youth baseball & softball

BASEBALL TRI-T PONY (13-14) Classic Division Boardman Mayo 4, Canfield White 2 — Boardman (32-0)

Dedication planned for World Prayer Center

COITSVILLE — Victory Christian Center, Route 422, 3899 McCartney Road, will have an open house and

21⁄2 year sentence for man in tax fraud case

Convict ordered to make $56,186 in restitution to IRS. AKRON — Ronald Dean Wells was sentenced


MLB ROUNDUP Tuesday’s other games AMERICAN LEAGUE Red Sox 4, Devil Rays 1 BOSTON — Daisuke

Bonds hits No. 751; within four of Aaron

The Giants slugger hit it against the Reds, but San Francisco lost 7-3. CINCINNATI (AP) — In the


ON THE FAIRWAYS This week’s pro golf events PGA TOUR AT&T National Bethesda, Md. Schedule:

More rain washes out the action at Wimbledon

Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova played all of three points Tuesday. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) —

Olympicvote due today

A close vote is expected to determine the host city for the 2014 Winter Games. GUATEMALA CITY,

INDEPENDENCE DAY Area activities planned

MAHONING COUNTY AUSTINTOWN Austintown’s parade starts at 2 p.m. today. Kelly Pavlik will be the

NHL ROUNDUP \ News and notes

Blue Jackets: Restricted free agent center Jiri Novotny signed a two-year contract. Novotny, 23, had

Wick Avenue closure

Wick Avenue closure YOUNGSTOWN — Wick Avenue, from the service road to the Wick Avenue parking

In AMERICA, a man like Don Allen can still make a run for PRESIDENT

YOUNGSTOWN — A veterinarian doesn’t want to give up his practice, but his interest in a second job

For some, getting into jail isn’t easy

Space can be a problem in the county jail, the chief deputy explains. GIRARD — Most inmates in


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