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Mother and son killed in Fairfield crash

FAIRFIELD —  A woman and her 8-year-old son were killed in a two-car crash on state Route

Dr. Moonda's friend reacts to Donna Moonda conviction

HERMITAGE, Pa. — Donna Moonda’s conviction in the murder for hire of her husband is a

New Columbiana elections board member

SALEM — Patty Colian was nominated to fill a vacant spot on the Columbiana Board of Elections.

11 malnourised dogs euthanized

YOUNGSTOWN — Charges are expected to be filed Monday against a Dearborn Avenue man who kept 11

A new Youngstown court administrator is hired

YOUNGSTOWN — The three Youngstown Municipal Court judges hired the former Alliance clerk of

Strike planned against Time Warner Cable

WARREN —  Union workers at Time Warner Cable in Warren have voted to strike at midnight

Videos to promote downtown Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — When it comes to downtown Youngstown, city officials say, “It’s

Time Warner workers unhappy with wage offer

<p>WARREN — Union workers at Time Warner Cable in Warren have voted to strike at

RTI International Metals makes executive changes

WEATHERSFIELD — RTI International Metals named four new vice presidents and also promoted

Fugitive captured on Cleveland porch

YOUNGSTOWN —   Eyewitnesses told pretty much the same story: A tall man walked over to a

The Free Jimbo movement grows

YOUNGSTOWN — Robert F. Hagan isn’t the only state legislator from the Mahoning Valley

Moonda convicted in murder for hire scheme

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A jury convicted a Pennsylvania woman of murder for hire and other charges

Trumbull OVI checkpoint set for Saturday

The Trumbull Operating a Vehicle Impaired Task Force will operate an OVI checkpoint to deter and

WCI president retires

WARREN — WCI Steel is searching for a new leader after Patrick Tatom retired as president and

Festival of the Arts support

YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County Convention and Visitors Bureau has allocated $10,000 to help

Cheap gas alert! | $2.75 in Boardman

The cheapest gas in the area is $2.759 at the BP on 310 Boardman-Canfield Road in Boardman,

Electrical arcing causes house fire in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — Electrical arcing at a vacant house at 123 Falls Ave. caused a fire in the

Sobriety checkpoint tonight in Mahoning County

A sobriety checkpoint will be held from 9 p.m. today until 1 a.m. Saturday in Mahoning County.

CLUB CALENDAR | Area groups busy with activities

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Liberty Wal-Mart project may go on hold

LIBERTY — Township officials have received word that the much-anticipated Wal-Mart project may be

Concealed weapon suspect, 26, released

GIRARD — A city man has been released from custody on a personal recognizance bond after police

Roger Federer is no match for weather; Hewitt falls to Serb

Federer’s quarterfinal match with Juan Carlos Ferrero was stopped in the first set. WIMBLEDON,

STANDINGS | New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Auburn (Blue Jays)116.647— State College (Pirates)116.647—

Stuck on 751

Stuck on 751 Bronson Arroyo outfoxed Barry Bonds — and outhomered him, too. C5

Bonds homerless in defeat

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bronson Arroyo outfoxed Barry Bonds — and outhomered him, too. Bonds managed

Elections board approves candidates

The board said goodbye to a longtime member. LISBON — Columbiana Board of Elections has

Simon Roofing edges Falcons to even series

STRUTHERS — Anthony Ragozine went the distance, allowing just one earned run while walking three and

Official unfazed by halt of drive

The campaign intended to reform school funding in Ohio. YOUNGSTOWN — Shelley Murray sees the


A Mahoning County grand jury handed up the following indictments on Thursday: Steven M. Gruden,

Dykes eyes big last year at WVU

The Chaney High graduate is a finalist for three major awards this fall. YOUNGSTOWN — When

ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball & softball

BASEBALL TRI-T COLT Classic Division Campbell ESO def. Boardman Denman Tire, forfeit Austintown

Work begins on facility for children

The county auditor explains new Homestead Exemption rules. WARREN — Ground was broken

Stabbing suspect, 55, arraigned

LIBERTY — Bond has been set at $30,000 for a Youngstown man accused of stabbing his wife with a

No defending champ, or big names in race

The Tour de France will get underway Saturday under intense pressure. LONDON (AP) — With 2006

Fireworks retailer stays busy as the smoke clears

Many work to keep the fireworks business booming year round. YOUNGSTOWN — What does a

Scrappers rally for win Mahoning Valley scored six times in the eighth inning to beat Jamestown 6-3. BY ERIC HAMILTON VINDICATOR CORRESPONDENT

NILES — With Mahoning Valley’s Mike Eisenberg and Jamestown pitcher Marc Lewis locked in a good old-

Warren to take building bids

WARREN — The board of education has decided to start the construction bidding for the new Willard

Teen seeking fellow political junkies

This teen has made disagreeing with his parents a money-making venture. BROOKFIELD — A

Another Argentine golfer climbing to top

Eduardo Romero leads the U.S. Senior Open with a 66. HAVEN, Wis. (AP) — Eduardo Romero and Angel

Man is hospitalized after falling from tree

WELLSVILLE — A man who fell 40 to 50 feet from a tree stand was rushed to a hospital in East

Venus Williams near-perfect in win over Kuznetsova to gain semifinals

She’ll face Ana Ivanovic, the No. 6 seeded Serb in today’s semifinal match. WIMBLEDON, England

Hill gives up Magic for Phoenix Suns

The veteran accepted a two-year deal worth nearly $2 million a year. ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Grant

Father’s advice is like gold

SHARON — Auston Papay listened to the advice that his father, Al Papay, gave him when he was a

MORE BUCKS FOR THE BANG: Jessica Peterson and Shawn Knauf, both of Greenville, Pa., load up on

MORE BUCKS FOR THE BANG: Jessica Peterson and Shawn Knauf, both of Greenville, Pa., load up on


SCHEDULE Nextel Cup Feb. 10 — x-Budweiser Shootout, Daytona Beach, Fla. (Tony Stewart) Feb. 18 —

Image shuts San Francisco slugger out of lucrative endorsement deals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bob Cramer inked several star athletes to lucrative endorsement deals in nearly

Woods’ tourney a bogey for him

His is tied for 77th and seven shots behind in the inaugural AT&T National. BETHESDA, Md. (AP) —

500 home runs not what they used to be; 21 now at that figure

In 1960, only Babe Ruth, Mel Ott, Jimmie Foxx and Ted Williams reached 500. There was a time —


MLB ROUNDUP Thursday’s other games AMERICAN LEAGUE Yankees 7, Twins 6 NEW YORK — Hideki

ON THE TRACKS This weekend’s events

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP Pepsi 400 Daytona Beach, Fla. Schedule: Today, qualifying (Speed Channel, 4

Carlesimo becomes new head coach of SuperSonics

It’s been eight years since he was fired from his last head coaching job. SEATTLE (AP) — P.J.

3,588 stars, each a soldier who has died

They want to remember soldiers who risked their lives for freedom. COLUMBIANA — “It’s a

Tigers shell Sabathia, Tribe for 12-3 win

The pitcher had his worst game of the year in the Indians’ most lopsided loss. DETROIT (AP) — C.C.

Fireworks cause injury and damage

The peace was also disrupted by gunfire. YOUNGSTOWN — Fireworks shot off on Independence Day did

Ryan outlines bill for aiding veterans

The House bill calls for the largest VA budget increase in the agency’s history. CAMPBELL —

Forum Health joins national effort

The campaign is endorsed by the CDC and the American Nurses Association, among others. YOUNGSTOWN


CLOSING ARGUMENTS High points Here are some of the points made by both the prosecution and

SAVING LIVES Campaign plan

Forum Health is committed to working on these interventions as part of its participation in the 5

Eury finds suspension loophole, upsets NASCAR

AYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When NASCAR suspended crew chief Tony Eury Jr. for six weeks, he figured

Board plans ceremony for groundbreaking

NORTH JACKSON — The Jackson-Milton Board of Education called a special work session Thursday to

Very little tampering will be allowed on COT

NASCAR has made it clear that its boxy new Car of Tomorrow is practically untouchable when it comes

LaRoche leads Pirates to 6-3 win

The first baseman hit two homers as Pittsburgh beat the Brewers again. PITTSBURGH (AP) — This is


GAME TIME Tonight Who: Scrappers vs. Jamestown Jammers First pitch: 7:05 Radio: WNIO-AM (1390)

2 rape attempts

2 rape attempts NILES — Police are investigating two attempted rapes in the city. A 34-year-old

Moonda’s life now in jury’s hands

Jurors will remain sequestered until they reach a decision. AKRON — Prosecutors contend that

Hagan: Give Traficant a break

COLUMBUS — A Youngstown lawmaker is writing a letter to the president seeking the early release of


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