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Trials scheduled for 4 men charged with assault

YOUNGSTOWN — Four men who allegedly occupied a car from which shots were fired at seven

Jury selection starts for '01 shooting trial

YOUNGSTOWN — Jury selection began this afternoon in the trial of Shon Rankin for the killing

Youngstown returns to 'zero tolerance' patrols

YOUNGSTOWN —  City police will resume the “zero tolerance” special

Seeking National Night Out events

The   20th annual National Night Out will be held   Aug. 7 in more than 10,000 communities

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield cutting 25 jobs here

YOUNGSTOWN —  Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield is cutting 25 jobs at its Youngstown

Federal agent wounded on Youngstown's South Side

YOUNGSTOWN — A U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent was shot in leg

Goodwill store coming to Boardman

BOARDMAN —   Another retail outlet is coming to the U.S. Route 224 strip, one

National Night Out event set in Youngstown

YOUNGSTOWN — The city’s 20th annual National Night Out parade and picnic is scheduled

Hostage-holder saga recounted

LIBERTY — A   nine-hour standoff between police and an armed man at the Holiday Inn

Deadbeat Poets to play at Cedars

Something unexpected this way comes. That’s exactly how the Deadbeat Poets members —

Craig Morgan will be at The Wedge on Friday

Like hot dogs and apple pie, combining country music and patriotism is an American tradition. That

Butler's Midyear show runs through Aug. 26

YOUNGSTOWN — The Butler Institute of American Art, 524 Wick Ave., is presenting the 71st

Auditions: Where to try out for roles

<strong>ACTORS</strong> <strong> Film “Make Me Popular.”

Serbian Day Picnic will be Sunday

YOUNGSTOWN — The 75th annual Serbian Day Picnic will begin at noon Sunday at Holy Trinity

'Philadelphia Story' at film festival

YOUNGSTOWN — WYSU and Youngstown Film will continue the Summer Classic Film Festival with

Motorcycle run benefits children

AUSTINTOWN — The 17th annual Fred Perry Benefit Motorcycle Run for Kids will be held Aug. 19

TAG holds annual exhibition

WARREN — The Trumbull Art Gallery’s 43rd annual juried exhibition will be held in

Youth theater presents 'Three by Three'

YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown Playhouse Youth Theatre will present “Three by Three”

Man pulls a knife at Hermitage Giant Eagle

HERMITAGE, Pa. — A Sharpsville man was arrested after attacking his mother with a knife in the

Earnings set record at First Place

WARREN — First Place Bank reported record earnings but also some concerns. The Warren-based

It was tear gas, not talk, that ended the Liberty standoff

LIBERTY — Bobby Mock, 40, who was   holding a woman hostage in a room at the Holiday Inn

Liberty hostage situation ends

LIBERTY — Bobby Mock, 40, who was   holding a woman hostage in a room at the Holiday Inn

Four from area in soap box derby finals

The 70th All -American Soap Box Derby Championship Race will take place SaturdayJuly 21at the Derby

Coal company donates money for waterline

NEW SPRINGFIELD — The East Fairfield Coal Company has announced it will donate $100,000  

Liberty hostage situation continues

LIBERTY — Police from several agencies remain in a standoff with Bobby Mock, 40, who’s

Cheapest gas today: $2.829 in Boardman

The cheapest gas in the area today is $2.829 at the BP on 310 Boardman Canfield Road in Boardman,

ANNOUNCEMENTS | Find out who is engaged to be married

Check out the Society Section of today's Vindicator and for the wedding plans of the

Update of the standoff in Liberty

LIBERTY — Police from several agencies are in a standoff with a man and a woman who are in a

FOOD SALES AND DINNERS | Check out local dinners, takeouts

<em>A listing of food sales and dinners is published Wednesday. Please submit information for

Birthday card shower for center resident

BOARDMAN — Helen Tkach, a resident of Boardman Specialty Care and Rehabilitation Center for

Tickets available for food bank benefit

YOUNGSTOWN — The 16th annual Taste of the Valley will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Aug. 5 at

Standoff going on at Holiday Inn Metroplex

LIBERTY — Police from several agencies are in a standoff with a man and a woman who are in a

Ochoa set to play teenager

The HSBC Women’s World Match Play event begins Thursday. NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Top-ranked

Narrow doorway thwarts St. E’s ATM theft

One hospital officer suffered minor injuries trying to stop the suspects. YOUNGSTOWN — They

Animal rabies vaccination begins in western Pa.

Lawrence and Mercer counties are part of the program. HARRISBURG — The annual oral rabies

Drum, bugle corps contest set in Salem

At least 1,000 competitors are expected to be in town for the event. SALEM — Don’t call them

Council nominee takes new position

The candidate would have had to quit the commission post if he were elected. YOUNGSTOWN —

Valley’s brief rainfall Tuesday won’t restore your lawn

The last measurable amount of rain at the airport was June 19. YOUNGSTOWN — The Mahoning

A list of some sports records and how long they lasted.

A list of some sports records and how long they lasted. BASEBALL Career home run record — Babe

For county treasurer, time has come to retire

Michelakis has touted his office manager to finish out the four-year term. WARREN — Trumbull


WOMEN’S NBA EASTERN CONFERENCE WLPctGB Indiana154.789— Detroit145.7371 New York109.5265

Acquaintance returns stolen purse, contents

A woman was robbed as she stood at a drive-in window waiting to pay a bill. YOUNGSTOWN —

Boardman to host state Little League event

BOARDMAN —Boardman Community Baseball will host its first Little League state tournament. The


TODAY 8:30 a.m. (VS.) Cycling: Tour de France. Noon (STO) (WKBN-AM 570) Baseball: White Sox at




TRI-CITY SPEEDWAY SUNDAY’S RESULTS SUPER SPRINTS (20 Laps): 1. Rod George, 2. Bob Felmlee, 3.


MOUNTAINEER RESULTS TUESDAY 1st—Por Favor (Walker)32.009.805.20 Chicken Soup Kid

Obama speaks at fundraiser

CINCINNATI (AP)— Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois came to Cincinnati on Tuesday evening for a fund-

Counties OK’d for Appalachian commission

The House approved adding the counties to the commission two other times. YOUNGSTOWN — The


MONDAY’S GAMES AMERICAN LEAGUE Boston 4, Kansas City 0 N.Y. Yankees 6, Toronto 4 Chicago

STANDINGS New York-Penn League

Pinckney Division WLPct.GB Auburn (Blue Jays)1611.593— Williamsport (Phillies)1414.50021⁄2

Sporting milestones

Sporting milestones Some sports record might never be broken. C6.

Dolphins release Culpepper, give him a fresh start

Trent Green is expected to be the new Miami starter. MIAMI (AP) — Daunte Culpepper finally has

Boardman man gets 10 years for 4 robberies

The robberies were desperate acts of a drug addict, the defense lawyer says. YOUNGSTOWN — A


AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayIntr Boston5637.602—z-4-6L-131-1725-2012-6


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

Girl, 14, reports rape to children services

Girl, 14, reports rape to children services HUBBARD — City police are investigating the reported

Council fills vacant spot

Council fills vacant spot POLAND — Village council Tuesday night selected a retired engineer to

Hubbard council, mayor at odds over recent decisions

The mayor said council is overstepping its authority. HUBBARD — Mayor Arthur U. Magee and some

Garko’s clutch hits rally Indians to win

His ninth-inning homer sent the game to extra innings. CLEVELAND (AP) — Ryan Garko hit a game-

Chandler pitches Poland to state title game

BUCYRUS — Emily Chandler pitched a three-hitter with 14 strikeouts as Poland rolled past

SHE’S SO SHY: Edwards, of North Carolina, tries to befriend Nicole Hoschar’s daughter,

SHE’S SO SHY: Edwards, of North Carolina, tries to befriend Nicole Hoschar’s daughter, Kaylyn,

Kendall excited to be back in NL with Cubs

He waived his no-trade clause with Oakland and flew to Chicago. CHICAGO (AP) — It took Jason

Breathe easier: Valley meets clean air standards

Ozone levels are weather driven. YOUNGSTOWN — People are literally breathing easier in the

Vick indicted on dogfighting charges

The Atlanta Falcons quarterback and three others have been indicted. RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Atlanta

Water sale from jail line OK’d

County commissioners are likely to be angered by the move. SALEM — City council split — loudly

Some catch: It was the catch that wasn’t, maybe the best grab Grady Sizemore never made.

Some catch: It was the catch that wasn’t, maybe the best grab Grady Sizemore never made.



Some milestones may never fall

Joe DiMaggio’s 56 and Cal Ripken’s 2,632 streaks may last. Babe Ruth’s career home run record

Course makes golfers creative

That’s the reason Tiger Woods loves to play in the tournament. CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The

Paul Lawrie’s final round in 1999 was memorable

He made up a 10-shot deficit, but nobody remembers. CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Paul Lawrie

Edwards called city’s 2010 plan ‘visionary’

YOUNGSTOWN — Democratic presidential hopeful John Edwards praised Youngstown as a “national model”


TOUR DE FRANCE Tuesday’s results At Briancon, France Ninth Stage A 99.1-mile high mountain

Historical ovens could draw tourists

One historian said the site is ‘one of a kind.’ LEETONIA — Officials want to develop a


SCHEDULE National TV in parentheses Today At Tokyo, Pongsaklek Wonjongkam, Thailand, vs.

Both sides confident going into Oakhill trial

The lawsuit trial will be an eye opener, a commissioner says. YOUNGSTOWN — The chairman of

Two local teams alive

Rondinelli Tuxedo can win the title with a two-game sweep today. STRUTHERS — Simon Roofing and

NOTEBOOK \ From Eastwood Field

Hot hitter: Scrappers cleanup hitter Todd Martin went 11-for-23 on the recent six-game road trip and


Who: Scrappers vs. Staten Island First pitch: 7:05 p.m. Radio: WNIO-AM (1390)

Soler captures last stage in Alps

Michael Rasmussen still holds a big lead in the overall standings. BRIANCON, France (AP) — A

Trumbull considers financing out-of-county senior transport

The council is exploring ways to provide rides to Cleveland Clinic. WARREN — Trumbull County

OZONE | Fast facts

OZONE | Fast facts Ozone or smog is created by the sun’s causing a chemical reaction in pollutants

Police ask for public’s help in homicide case

Authorities hadn’t received any tips related to the shooting as of Tuesday. YOUNGSTOWN — Police


YSU Volleyball team to play at Ohio State YOUNGSTOWN — The Youngstown State volleyball squad

Unveiling a fresh view

The unveiling shows Youngstown has history other than steel. YOUNGSTOWN — Jack Carlton is

Mahoning Valley, which fell behind early, has lost three of its last four games.

Mahoning Valley, which fell behind early, has lost three of its last four games. NILES — With


ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB OF ST. ANDREWS British Open Site: Carnoustie, Scotland. Schedule:

Bonds held out again in Chicago

The slugger is showing signs of his age, which becomes 43 next week. CHICAGO (AP) — Exactly a week


BRITISH OPEN TEE TIMES At Carnoustie Golf Links Carnoustie, Scotland a-amateur Thursday-


LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE GABRHPct. MOrdonez Det8732771117.358 ISuzuki Sea9037463132.353

Community considers school building options

Some residents are upset land purchased for new school construction is not being used. WARREN

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