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Man dies in shooting on South Avenue

YOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating the shooting death of a man in the 3200 block of South

Man, 21, drowns in Shenango River Lake

TRANSFER, Pa. — Divers recovered the body of a 21-year-old man who disappeared while swimming

Hundreds of motorcyclists ride in Youngstown for fallen cops

YOUNGSTOWN — Roxanne Durante of Youngstown has only been riding her own motorcycle for two

Cafaro $100,000 gift, YSU name change honors Betty Nohra

LIBERTY — Joseph S. Nohra was overwhelmed when he learned that Anthony and Phyllis Cafaro had

Widened tax-break program for older homeowners begins

COLUMBUS — All homeowners age 65 and older can contact their county auditors to sign up for an

Niles couple says neighbors moon, harass them

NILES — James and Mary Kauffman say they’ve had it. The Kauffmans, of Smith Street, have

North Boardman residents target blighted six-plex apartment

BOARDMAN — Township officials and residents living near a six-plex apartment on Hillman Way

Beaver Twp. man runs environmentally friendly TV channel

NORTH LIMA — A piece about Namibian solar energy, a segment on New York’s high

After short stint on DL, Bradley ready to return

He made his debut with the Padres on Saturday against the Braves. SAN DIEGO (AP) — Milton Bradley

NOTEBOOK \ AT&T National

Stadler’s ace: Kevin Stadler stole the spotlight from Tiger Woods, at least for one hole. Stadler,

St. Elizabeth’s Family Birthplace

St. Elizabeth’s Family Birthplace Ashley Wilson and Thomas Owens, Youngstown, boy, July 6.

Drivers avoid danger along with left turns

High amounts of traffic lead to strategic shopping plans. YOUNGSTOWN — Simply listing the

Drowned provost is honored by peers

During the university’s annual Forté on the Fifty concert, the flag flew at half-staff.

ON AREA DIAMONDS Youth baseball & softball

BASEBALL TRI-T COLT (15-18) Classic Division Playoffs South Range DeChellis Dental 18, Austintown

Grab Bonds’ 756th ball? Take the money and run

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Catching Mark McGwire’s 70th home run ball made Phil Ozersky a rich man. His advice

MLB ROUNDUP \ Saturday’s other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels 2, Yankees 1, 13 innings NEW YORK — Fill-in first baseman Miguel Cairo

Livi Steel rallies for win in Mantle game

Rondinelli beat Dave Sugar in a Class B playoff. STRUTHERS — Livi Steel, behind 4-3, scored five


FUGITIVE OF THE WEEK Eugene O. Cumberbatch The FBI/Mahoning Valley Violent Crimes Task Force is

SUMMER FESTIVAL Arts activities

The two-day ninth annual Arts Festival at and near Youngstown State University will feature amyriad


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS SATURDAY 1st—Majestic Court (Pilares)5.804.402.60 Eye Need a Drink

Fantastic Fausto reaches 10 wins

Casey Blake added a three-run homer as the Tribe beat Toronto 9-4. TORONTO (AP) — Cleveland

Busch secures 1st win at track

Hartford native Dave Blaney finished third in the Busch race at Daytona. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP)

Cubs nickle and dime Pittsburgh to death

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ryan Theriot and the Chicago Cubs hitters easily singled out the reason they won


TODAY 7:30 a.m. (VS.) Cycling: Tour de France. 9 a.m. (21) (3) (11) Tennis: Wimbledon. 10 a.m.

All weekend

All weekend FAIRS, FESTIVALS Back to the ‘50s, 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. today, Cascade Park, New Castle,

NOTEBOOK Scrappers

Brady Bunch: Christopher Knight, who played Peter Brady on the Brady Bunch, will be appearing at

Festival: fun for whole family

The festival is a collaboration between the university and the local and regional arts community.

Steroid testing comes to Florida

The problem of high school students struggling with steroid use is becoming one of national

Buy, cell: NASCAR to change sponsorship starting in ’08

The top series will switch from Nextel Cup to Sprint Cup. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR’s top


Land and money were donated to Mill Creek Park in 1958 by Elizabeth Fellows, an avid gardener, to

MAHONING AVENUE: Mahoning Avenue in Austintown, from state Route 11 to state Route 46, sees 30,287

MAHONING AVENUE: Mahoning Avenue in Austintown, from state Route 11 to state Route 46, sees 30,287

Magic brews for Harry Potter fans

There are only 12 more days until the last 784 pages. Who dies? That’s one of many


AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayIntr Boston5332.624—5-5L-128-1425-1812-6


ACADEMIES Naval Academy graduate Marine 2nd Lt. Kaitlin Kempe, daughter of Rich and Sue Kempe of

Castroneves tries to change luck

He earned the pole for today’s Watkins Glen International. WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Helio


COUNTING THE TRAFFIC There’s a ‘puff’ of air Eastgate Regional Council of Governments collects

Doping cloud hangs heavy over Tour opener

Switzerland’s Fabian Cancellara won the prologue of the sport’s premier event. LONDON (AP) — Under

Poker millionaires stay safe with cash

Many of last year’s top players haven’t changed their lifestyles. LAS VEGAS (AP) — A million


ARENA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS WILD CARD National Conference June 29: Philadelphia 41, Orlando 26




Inside/CX Roger Federer will try to beat his nemesis Rafael Nadal and equal Bjorn Borg’s mark of

Venezuela garners criticism from fans

Politics may have seeped into the South American soccer championships. BARQUISIMETO, Venezuela

Blaney third at Daytona

Blaney third at Daytona Hartford native Dave Blaney finished third in the Busch Series race at

STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Auburn (Blue Jays)136.684— State College (Pirates)126.6671⁄2

Ursuline junior draws raves

One publication names running back Darrell Mason the top junior in the state. YOUNGSTOWN —


MEN Pine Lakes Monday Night Men (Pine Lakes) — Low gross: Gene Longo 40; Low net: Tom McCarthy 32,

Task force arrests 2

Task force arrests 2 YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning County OVI (operating vehicle impaired) Task Force


MAJOR LEAGUE 2007 ALL-STAR ROSTERS Rosters for the 2007 All-Star game, to be played July 10 at


DOCTORS Veterinary graduate Michael S. McGinley has received a doctor of veterinary medicine


WOMEN’S NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE WLPctGB Indiana124.750— Detroit115.6881 New York98.52931⁄2

Crew extend unbeaten streak

COLUMBUS — Guillermo Barros Schelotto scored on a penalty kick and the Columbus Crew extended their

Rain or shine, the fair offers fun

Construction projects have been postponed until after this summer’s county fair. BAZETTA —

Klitschko avenges bad loss from ’04

The Ukrainian heavyweight battered American Lamon Brewster. COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — Wladimir

Mystics rally from big deficit to beat Chicago

CHICAGO — Alana Beard had 25 points and seven rebounds, and the Washington Mystics rallied from a

Downtown Warren has power failure

WARREN — Power was off in the city’s downtown area for about an hour Saturday morning. The police


OHIO Friday 7/6 Night drawings: Pick 3, 2-1-3 Pick 4, 1-0-6-4 Rolling Cash 5, 3-20-33-38-39 Mega

New commander set for the Valley

The new colonel taking charge of the airlift wing was born in Germany. VIENNA — The Youngstown Air

Here are some things knows will happen in the final book, that have been confirmed by

Here are some things knows will happen in the final book, that have been confirmed by

IN THE CUP Area holes in one

Marianne Cominski of Canfield aced the No. 13 hole at Walnut Run Golf Course in Cortland. She hit a


TOUR DE FRANCE RESULTS Saturday At London Prolog A 4.9-mile individual time trial in London

Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Lakeview Board of Education, 6 p.m., high school media center. Newton Falls Board

Hansen’s late surge propels him to lead

He has a two-stroke advantage at the European Open. STRAFFAN, Ireland (AP) — Soren Hansen of


Here is a schedule of events for the 161st Trumbull County Fair, 899 Everett-Hull Road, Bazetta

Putting stroke betrays Woods

Several near misses left him seven strokes off the tournament lead. BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A mammoth

Weathering wind: Watson stays atop Open leaderboard

He holds a one-shot lead in the senior event entering the final round. HAVEN, Wis. (AP) — Tom


SCRAPPERS Today — Lowell, 6:05 p.m. Monday — Lowell, 7:05 p.m. Wednesday — at Vermont, 7:05

McLain tackles part of his past in latest book

The former All-Star pitcher used writing to deal with his daughter’s death. NILES — Sure,

Louisville tops Thunder again; Mahoning Valley drops to 5-8

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Mahoning Valley Thunder lost its second straight game and fell to 5-8 on the

Venus out of this world in 4th Wimbledon win

She became the lowest-ranked woman to win the title in history. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) —


WIMBLEDON Saturday’s results At The All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club Wimbledon,

Perfect day for a wedding

Every day couples fall in love is a blessed day, a pastor says. YOUNGSTOWN — Whether it was by

HELPING HANDS | Volunteering

Volunteer Services Agency, Inc., a United Way Agency, is the local resource for volunteer

Federer eyes record-tying win

He can win his fifth straight Wimbldeon title by beating Rafael Nadal. WIMBLEDON, England (AP) —

UDO K. MCGREGOR | Biography

Colonel Udo K. McGregor will assume command of the 910th Airlift Wing at the Youngstown Air Reserve

Deadlines loom for Pa. farmers

HARRISBURG — Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff reminds Pennsylvania farmers of two upcoming crop


JULY TODAY — Sponsors Classic at Old Avalon Golf Course (4-man, 3 low net); Call Angus Macaulay


GAME TIME Tonight Who: Scrappers vs. Lowell Spinners First pitch: 6:05 Radio: WNIO-AM (1390)

Down 4-0, Scrappers rally to top Spinners

Lowell committed four errors, including two big ones in the eighth. NILES — It might not have


BUSCH-WINN-DIXIE 250 Saturday’s results At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla.


BASEBALL The Baseball School — individual and small group lessons are available through July 28.


Replacement for Earnhardt? After a press conference announcing the re-signing of Bass Pro Shops to a


LOCAL Mooney camp has time change YOUNGSTOWN —Due to construction on the Cardinal Mooney


AT&T NATIONAL Saturday At Congressional Country Club Blue Course Bethesda, Md. Purse: $6

LONG AND BUSY: U.S. Route 224, looking east from the Ohio Turnpike underpass in Canfield toward

LONG AND BUSY: U.S. Route 224, looking east from the Ohio Turnpike underpass in Canfield toward