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Austintown hires new athletic director

AUSTINTOWN — The school board voted to hire a new athletic director at its meeting tonight


Youngstown school board will seek 9.5-mill levy in fall

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown Board of Education is expected to approve a proposal tonight


I-80 eastbound lane restriction in Austintown

AUSTINTOWN — Interstate 80 eastbound just east of the Meander Reservoir in the township will


Another look at write-in eligibility

YOUNGSTOWN — Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner’s office wants to take another look at


Seven seeking village council seat

POLAND — A seventh person has submitted a letter of interest in the vacant village council


Leetonia committee meeting canceled

LEETONIA — The village had canceled its water and sewer committee meeting set for 6:30 p.m.


Special prosecutor named in murder case

WELLSVILLE — A special prosecutor has been named to investigate a shooting death that is


Murder warrant issued for Dion Weatherspoon

YOUNGSTOWN — After talking to witnesses and reviewing surveillance tape, Detective Sgt. Ron


Two face charges in career center blaze

CANFIELD — Investigators have charged an 19-year-old Alliance man with obstructing official


Sentencing in child porn case

PITTSBURGH — A federal judge has sentenced a former Sharpsville, Pa., man to 97 months in


John Edwards to visit Youngstown next Tuesday

YOUNGSTOWN — Presidential hopeful John Edwards will visit Youngstown next Tuesday to talk


Hospital construction permit issued

BOARDMAN — The township zoning office has issued a permit for construction of a 28-bed acute


Government change on Lawrence County ballot?

NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Lawrence County commissioners have started the process to allow voters to


Drowning victim identified

SHARON, Pa. — The victim of a weekend drowning has been identified as a Nigerian student in


Thieves steal copper in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — Copper wire and tubing worth about $5,000 was stolen in three separate thefts


Tuesday's cheap gas

The cheapest gas in the area today is $2.799 at several locations: The BP on 2720 Salt Springs Road


Boccieri seeks Continental presence at airport

VIENNA — State Sen. John Boccieri has written to Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher, asking that the state


WEDDING NEWS | Engagements and weddings announced

Annnouncements in today's Vindicator and on Vindy.com can be found for: • Megan Charles and


REUNIONS | Classes, families plan upcoming activities

<em>Upcoming reunions are published Tuesday. Please submit information about class and family


Vindy.com News Podcast for July 10, 2007

The Vindy.com podcast for Tuesday, July 10is available in the file below. Hear the day’s


Village eyes outlawing jake brakes

The police chief has asked for additional millage . NEW MIDDLETOWN — Village council has advanced


Comeback Kid

Comeback Kid Before the Olympics, the five gold medals and the world records, Michael Johnson was


CLASS B LINESCORES PLAYOFFS R&J TRUCKING 13, SIMON ROOFING 2

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TOP DONORS

TOP DONORS YSU Capital Campaign Jim and Ellen Tressel and Frank and Norma Watson gave a combined


AMERICAN LEAGUE

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A photo caption on Page A1 of Sunday’s edition incorrectly reported the number of vehicles

A photo caption on Page A1 of Sunday’s edition incorrectly reported the number of vehicles that


NOTEBOOK

NOTEBOOK Scrappers Moving up: The Scrappers sent right-handed pitcher Kyle Collina, who was in


NOTEBOOK All-Star Game

No perks for Tigers: Many All-Star managers use the opportunity to reward their own players with


MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

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Void left by Zito being filled capably by All-Star Haren

The Oakland pitcher will face a strong National League lineup. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dan Haren has


ARENA FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS

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


TRUMBULL COUNTY FAIR | Daily events

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


Kids blamed for fire

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


TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY SUNDAY’S RESULTS

TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY SUNDAY’S RESULTS Super sprints — 1. Bob Felmlee, 2. Rod George, 3. Todd Bauer,


L.A.’s Guerrero sends 17 sailing

Dozens of eager fans wearing wetsuits ended up scrambling for just a handful of foul balls. SAN


Belgian Steegmans avoids crash to capture 2nd stage

Fabian Cancellara retains the Tour de France leader’s yellow jersey. GHENT, Belgium (AP) — Gert


TODAY

TODAY 8:30 a.m. (VS.) Cycling: Tour de France. 2:30 p.m. (VS.) Cycling: Tour de France. 3 p.m.


No surrender: Weis is set for another medical trial

He’s suing his surgeons for botched care after an operation five years ago. BOSTON (AP) — It was


Police arrest 3 suburban teens in car thefts

The names of the three teens will be released at a later date. CANFIELD — City police have


Warren man is arrested in assault

WARREN — Warren police arrested Antonio Burgess on Saturday morning, after he was accused of


LOCAL

LOCAL Thunder, Bulldogs present PPK district BOARDMAN — The Mahoning Valley Thunder and the


SUNDAY’S GAMES

SUNDAY’S GAMES AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 6, Boston 5 N.Y. Yankees 12, L.A. Angels 0 Toronto 1,


INSIDE \ On C4

INSIDE \ On C4 For some reason Hank Aaron had a career that never seemed to spark the adulation


Chambers cooperate on plant

The chambers of commerce want to help companies working on the project. EAST LIVERPOOL —


Sitting with 17 home runs this season at the All-Star break, Barry Bonds faces the Dodgers this

Sitting with 17 home runs this season at the All-Star break, Barry Bonds faces the Dodgers this


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State patrol trains local officers to respond to shootings

The law enforcement officers are trained to deal with close quarters and the adrenaline rush.


The Spinners’ six-run fourth inning triggered a 10-2 triumph.

The Spinners’ six-run fourth inning triggered a 10-2 triumph. NILES — Every team in just


Revitalization under way in Columbiana

The revitalization project is close to full funding for its first year. COLUMBIANA —


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Western Reserve Joint Fire District trustees, 7 p.m., Poland Township Government


Rondinelli will face R&J for ‘B’ championship

Youngstown Metros split a pair against Chillicothe. STRUTHERS — Monday’s five-run third inning


NORTHERN OHIO PGA JUNIOR GOLF

NORTHERN OHIO PGA JUNIOR GOLF Monday Briardale Greens Golf Club, Euclid GIRLS 16-19 Jennifer


Provost’s death leaves YSU reorganizing

Robert K. Herbert was the central figure in a number of campus issues. YOUNGSTOWN


DAILY RECAP Tour de France

Stage: Took riders along a 104.7-mile trek on rain-drenched roads from Dunkirk, France, to Ghent.


TOUR DE FRANCE

TOUR DE FRANCE Monday’s results At Ghent, Belgium Second Stage 104.7 miles from Dunkirk,


Closed Pa. parks irk, surprise sightseers

A budget deal to end the furloughs and closings was reached late Monday night. PORTERSVILLE,


HARRY POTTER | The tale and tickets

BASIC PLOT Following the book’s story line: When Dementors, the guards of the Azkaban prison who


It’s not too late to get Potter opening tickets

There is still time to get tickets and be one of the first to see “Harry Potter and the Order of the


Conduct-code panel includes Judge Durkin

COLUMBUS — Judge John M. Durkin of Mahoning County Common Pleas Court has been appointed to the 17-


Separate shootings claim lives of 2 men

One victim was caught in crossfire at a corner store. YOUNGSTOWN — William Burr witnessed the


Aaron’s feats inspire respect

Baseball’s commissioner has a fondness for Hammerin’ Hank. ATLANTA (AP) — For Bud Selig, the


Council trying to replace old school

Officials are hoping for grant funds to make the deal a reality. GIRARD — After years of


Johnson shifts to training others

The gold medalist has opened a performance center for elite hopefuls. McKINNEY, Texas (AP) —


Blaney drives NASCAR into Hermitage

The Nextel Cup series has 18 of 36 races in the books. HERMITAGE, Pa. — It was hard not to


WOMEN’S NBA

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Career center board gets peek at progress of restoration work at burned building

All of the books in the career center’s library were lost. CANFIELD — The board and


ATP CAMPBELL’S HALL

ATP CAMPBELL’S HALL OF FAME CHAMPIONSHIPS Monday At The International Tennis Hall of Fame


The Vindicator

The Vindicator OUT OF LUCK: This sign turns away visitors to Moraine State Park. Nonessential


Plans for new schools worry Warren locals

Taxpayers say they are not getting what they voted for. WARREN — Some residents attending a


GAME TIME

GAME TIME Wednesday Who: Scrappers at Vermont Lake Monsters First pitch: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-


Embezzling sentence

Embezzling sentence MERCER, Pa. — Former Lackawannock Township tax collector Barbara Eastman


France charges back into action

NASCAR’s chairman has resumed his duties after a month of mourning. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) —


STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Auburn (Blue Jays)138.619— Williamsport (Phillies)138.619— State


AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING

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Tressels, Watsons donate $1M for indoor field

YSU’s Centennial Campaign has now reached the $32 million mark. YOUNGSTOWN — Former


Man gets 5 years in shooting try

The victim had a concealed-carry permit and injured his attacker by shooting him in the arm.


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS

THISTLEDOWN RESULTS MONDAY 1st—High Hat M (Sanguinetti)12.205.202.80 The Flutterbut


BASEBALL

BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS—Claimed LHP John Koronka off outright waivers from


Coca-Cola speeds to track rights

Daytona Speedway is among the locales that will drop Pepsi products. ATLANTA (AP) — The Coca-Cola


ON AREA DIAMONDS \ Youth baseball & softball

TRI-T PONY (13-14s) Classic Division Canfield 20, Girard 1 Howland 19, Mill Creek 5 Howland 10,


Bonds says Selig can stay away

The future home run king feels for fans who don’t know him. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds


Mom, kids, dogs, cars saved from blaze

Employees at a painting company working nearby alerted the homeowner of the fire. BOARDMAN —


CANFIELD CITY

CANFIELD CITY June 30 Public indecency: A father and son from Youngstown were stopped by police


Trust fund to honor Dr. Moonda

A specific beneficiary for the fund has not been established. POLAND — The only stateside


Heat is on, and that is not cool

The summer’s hot weather and lack of rain is forcing some to make adjustments. YOUNGSTOWN —


District to replace pipes beneath Lakeview High

The school district will save through cooperative buying. CORTLAND — The Lakeview School


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