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Rendell, legislators reach deal to end impasse, furloughs

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Legislators and the governor brokered a deal to end the state budget


Children set Warren house ablaze

WARREN — Children playing behind a vacant house set fire to a debris pile, and the fire spread


New seniors complex for Girard?

GIRARD — After years of discussion, city officials are trying to move closer to replacing the


Tree falls, West Side power out

YOUNGSTOWN — Ohio Edison was working to restore power Monday night to 324 people after a tree


Dr. Moonda's family keeps his memory alive

POLAND — The nephew of slain Dr. Gulam Moonda held a press conference at his home Monday to


Lock your car, or risk theft

CANFIELD — City police have arrested three high school students in connection with items were


Lackawannock tax collector sent to jail

MERCER, Pa. — Former Lackawannock Township tax collector Barbara Eastman Schuller was


Pa. budget mess shuts off fun at park

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. — Boaters and swimmers came one by one to Pennsylvania’s  


Family picks up pieces after fire

BOARDMAN — Missie Smith spread family photo albums in the yard across the street from the


$1 million gift to YSU

YOUNGSTOWN — Former Youngstown State University head football coach Jim Tressel and his wife


Concealed carry law works, prosecutor says

WARREN — A Trumbull County assistant prosecutor says the sentencing of a 20-year-old Warren


Cheap gas | $2.79 is about where we're at

The cheapest gas in the area is $2.799 at the Sheetz on 2721 Salt Springs Road in Girard, according


Poland high school becomes 'terror' scene for training

By LAUREN POLINSKY VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER POLAND – Some local police officers had the


No go at Pennsylvania's Moraine State Park

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. — Boaters and swimmers formed a line this morning into Pennsylvania's


Boardman family flees fire

BOARDMAN — Missie Smith and her children learned from a neighbor this morning that their back


Two men shot to death, one injured by gunfire

YOUNGSTOWN — Within six hours, gunfire claimed the lives of two men and injured a third. The


Vindy.com News Podcast for July 9, 2007

The Vindy.com podcast for Monday, July 9 is available in the file below. Hear the day’s


Rendell orders partial government shutdown in Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Ed Rendell late Sunday ordered a range of state government


TRI-STATE COLLEGE LEAGUE

TRI-STATE COLLEGE LEAGUE SATURDAY’S LINESCORES YO. METROS 5, COLUMBUS HAWKS 0


NOTEBOOK Scrappers

Hot hitter: One night after driving in the game-tying run against Lowell, Scrappers outfielder Matt


BOARDED UP

BOARDED UP Boardman has tried for years to get repairs done to the apartment building at 4250


Through Sunday:

Through Sunday: Home runs: 751 Needed to tie: 4 This season: 17 Sunday: Bonds went 0-for-3


New tax rule extends eligibility

The change will allow more Ohioans to apply for the exemption. COLUMBUS — All homeowners age


Church workers report harassment

A couple has taken its plight to the city prosecutor, and is going higher. NILES — James and


Bryant’s comeback spoils Watson’s day

He won only once on the PGA Tour before finding success on the Champions Tour. HAVEN, Wis. (AP) —


Tumble doesn’t deter McEwen

Spain’s Eduardo Gonzalo Ramirez became the first cyclist to drop out. CANTERBURY, England (AP) —


WIMBLEDON

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


McMurray’s win puts Pepsi 400 in the pits

It was a night for early trouble for many of the pre-race favorites. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — It


Remembering the fallen

Proceeds from the ride benefit FOP scholarships at Youngstown State. YOUNGSTOWN — Roxanne


AF2 RESULTS

AF2 RESULTS FIRE 57, THUNDER 32 Thunder71276—32 Louisville14151315—57 First Quarter


McMurray takes Daytona race

McMurray takes Daytona race In the last NASCAR Nextel Cup race at Daytona International Speedway


Man killed in shooting on South Side

He is Youngstown’s 16th homicide victim of 2007. YOUNGSTOWN — Police are investigating the Sunday


San Francisco harkens to memories of Mays

The Giants’ center fielder was as much of a force on defense as he was with a bat in his hands.


DAY’S RECAP Tour de France

Stage: The first took riders along a 126-mile flat stage for sprinters starting in London and


Dixon is IRL winner at Watkins Glen

It was his third straight victory at the road course. WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Rain, cold, hot.


University honors the Nohra family

‘Every neighborhood should have a Mrs. Nohra,’ one neighbor told her family. LIBERTY — Joseph


At trophy time, Choi is the man

Although a player, too, galleries thanked Tiger Woods for bringing the tour back to the Washington


NASCAR-NEXTEL CUP PEPSI 400

NASCAR-NEXTEL CUP PEPSI 400 Saturday’s late results At Daytona International Speedway Daytona


ON AREA DIAMONDS \ Youth baseball & softball

TRI-T COLT (15-18s) Classic Division South Range DeChellis Dental 8, West Branch 7 — South Range


TOUR DE FRANCE

TOUR DE FRANCE Sunday At Canterbury, England First Stage 126.1 miles from London to


AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING

AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING GABRHAvg. MOrdonez Det8331370115.367 ISuzuki Sea8435259126.358 Jeter


Police make 3 arrests in drug-related case

Police make 3 arrests in drug-related case YOUNGSTOWN — Police officers who said they witnessed


MLB ROUNDUP \ Sunday’s other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Tigers 6, Red Sox 5 DETROIT — Gary Sheffield hit one of Detroit’s three homers


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS SUNDAY 2nd—Real Cowboy (Byrne)6.003.202.60 Malabars Storm


College student drowns in lake

The water in the area where the victim drowned was about 8 to 10 feet deep. TRANSFER, Pa. — Divers


TRUMBULL COUNTY

TRUMBULL COUNTY Domestic cases dismissed Holly R. Hall v. George E. Hall. Wanda O. Hughes v.


The ‘Say Bay Kid’ has big day at plate

Jason Bay had four RBIs in Pittsburgh’s 6-2 win. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jason Bay’s All-Star break got


Pujols, Rios added to Derby field

The St. Louis player’s homerless streak reached 21 games. ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols has


WOMEN’S NBA

WOMEN’S NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE WLPctGB Indiana134.765— Detroit125.7061 New York108.55631⁄2


TODAY

TODAY 8:30 a.m. (VS.) Cycling: Tour de France. 12:30 p.m. (FSN Pitt) “Inside Pirates Baseball.”


Trip was gift but turned tragic Provost memorial planned at YSU

YOUNGSTOWN — It was to be a joyous trip, a high school graduation present for his youngest child.


STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Auburn (Blue Jays)137.650— State College (Pirates)128.6001


BASEBALL

BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Placed SS Freddie Bynum on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS


GAME TIME

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


AMERICAN LEAGUE

AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayIntr Boston5334.609—z-5-5L-328-1425-2012-6


GAME TIME Thunder

Who: Mahoning Valley Thunder (5-8) vs. Albany Conquest (5-8) When: 7:05 p.m. Friday Where: Chevrolet


Hundreds of motorcyclists pay tribute to fallen police

Steve Hencken painted the windshield of his motorcycle as a special tribute to Youngstown Police


Inner-city program is help to kids

A restored park has given underprivileged youth a chance to play baseball. CLEVELAND (AP) — For


U.S. MARSHALS MOST WANTED

U.S. MARSHALS MOST WANTED Carlos Howard The U.S. Marshals Service in Northern Ohio is asking the


Federer rebounds to defeat Nadal, ties records of Borg

The Swiss standout finished with a 24-1 advantage in aces and a 65-50 edge in winners. WIMBLEDON,


Rios is hero in 1-0 win by Jays

Paul Byrd had a good outing, but Toronto’s Josh Towers had a better one. TORONTO (AP) — Alex Rios


Forum Health Women & Infants Pavilion

Forum Health Women & Infants Pavilion Stephanie Mason and Michael J. Lattanzio III, Boardman, twin


Mahoning Valley (10-10) has won four of its last five games.

Mahoning Valley (10-10) has won four of its last five games. NILES — On a beautiful 80-degree


Thunder tumbles in Louisville, falls to 5-8

Receiver DeMarcus Mathes and QB Glen Gauntt were injured in the 57-32 loss. LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The


SATURDAY’S GAMES

SATURDAY’S GAMES AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 9, Toronto 4 L.A. Angels 2, N.Y. Yankees 1, 13


NATION

NATION Oden better in second summer game LAS VEGAS — Top pick Greg Oden’s second summer league


AMERICAN LEAGUE BLUE JAYS 1, INDIANS 0

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Will Power makes moves to win

The Australian is solidly in contention for the championship. TORONTO (AP) — With rain pouring


Going green: Beaver Twp. man sends message through online TV channel

The president drives a hybrid car and lives in a house heated and cooled with a geothermal system.


Bonds on hold while another Barry is shelled

Following the Giants’ 7-0 loss in St. Louis, Barry Zito will head to southern California. ST.


AT&T NATIONAL

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


Antinone’s 2-hitter nets Metros 5-0 win

YOUNGSTOWN — Joe Antinone pitched a complete-game two-hitter with five strikeouts to lead the


HOW WE RANK

HOW WE RANK Cities in our region The percentage of people age 16 and older who have volunteered


Boardman historic district fears possibility of blight

There is a ‘slum’-like building in the entry to the historic neighborhood. BOARDMAN — Township


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