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Williams disappointed despite unanimous decision victory

By JOE SCALZO YOUNGSTOWN With his right hand hurting, his dreadlocks flying

Shriver files papers to divorce Schwarzenegger

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six weeks after Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed he had fathered a child out of

Nationals beat Pirates in ninth, 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Matt Stairs drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth Friday night to

Candle blamed for NY fire that killed boy, parents

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City fire marshals have determined a candle started a fast-moving fire that

Indians hit three homers, beat Reds 8-2

CINCINNATI (AP) — Grady Sizemore hit the first of Cleveland’s three homers off Bronson Arroyo, and

3rd border activist convicted in AZ border deaths

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A third border activist has been convicted of killing a southern Arizona man

Computer causes West Side fire

YOUNGSTOWN — An old computer left too close to a desk started a house fire at 108 South Hazelwood

Mahoning County welcomes 12 new citizens

Mahoning County welcomes 12 new citizens

Williamson Avenue over I-680 will be closed Tuesday through November

Williamson Avenue over I-680 closed Tuesday through November

Quaker Steak & Lube plans job fair

BOARDMAN The newly expanded Quaker Steak & Lube, located at The Shops at Boardman Park plans to

Ohio House votes to stop calling pit bulls 'vicious'

Ohio House votes to stop calling pit bulls 'vicious'

3 accused of selling fake Ohio amusement park tickets

3 accused of selling fake Ohio amusement park tickets

Ohio judge OKs challenges to portable breath tests

Ohio judge OKs challenges to portable breath tests

Indefinite recess called in Casey Anthony trial

Indefinite recess called in Casey Anthony trial

Fireworks Fest set at fairgrounds tonight

If you’re looking for something to do for the whole family today, pack up the car and head to the

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Treasury confirms deadline for raising debt limit

Treasury confirms deadline for raising debt limit

Ohio farmers rebound from delay, plant record corn

Ohio farmers rebound from delay, plant record corn

Ohio Parole Board rejects mercy for condemned killer of 2

Ohio Parole Board rejects mercy for condemned killer of 2

Strauss-Kahn free from house arrest; charges stand

Strauss-Kahn free from house arrest; charges stand

Cruze June sales top 22,000

LORDSTOWN The Lordstown-built Chevrolet Cruze posted sales of more than 22,000 for the third

Lube Idol competition starts tonight

Austintown Quaker Steak & Lube will begin preliminary rounds for its Lube Idol singing competition


ASSOCIATIONS Mill Creek Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will have a meeting

Top area fighters get ready to deal

By JOE SCALZO austintown Dannie Williams trains for 10 rounds and fights for

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Tour of the Valley gets tough

By TOM WILLIAMS YOUNGSTOWN The hills of downtown will be alive with the

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Warren schools hire new chief

By ED RUNYAN WARREN Bruce Thomas, Warren’s new schools superintendent, who

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Girard band welcomes 'anyone who plays an instrument'

The Girard band welcomes ‘anyone who plays an instrument’ By LINDA M. LINONIS

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Hubbard’s Coonce fulfills coaching dream

By TOM WILLIAMS HUBBARD After graduating from Hubbard High School in 1998,

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Additional $3.5M loan eyed for Oakhill renovation

By PETER H. MILLIKEN YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County’s chief deputy auditor is

Pennsylvania rallies past Ohio in OT

By Greg Gulas BEAVER FALLS Lukas Turley’s 1-yard run in overtime helped

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Petitions swamp boards in Valley

Extra workers needed to verify 37,680 signatures SFlb By DAVID SKOLNICK

Life beyond tragedy: Victim’s organs to aid others

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. YOUNGSTOWN Though teary-eyed when talking about her

Niles BOE ousts Adduci

Retiring schoolS chief placed on paid permanent leave By JORDAN COHEN NILES

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Poland school board moves to make swim team a club sport

By Ashley Luthern POLAND The Board of Education approved a motion to

DD levy renewal to be on Nov. ballot

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County commissioners approved a resolution to place a

Arsonist sentenced to 3 years’ probation

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A two-time convicted arsonist will spend the next three years on

Retire-rehire plan OK’d by port authority

By Karl Henkel VIENNA The Western Reserve Port Authority board voted

Sports Digest || Miami cornerback headed to YSU

Miami cornerback headed to YSU YOUNGSTOWN Former University of Miami cornerback Devont’a Davis

Valley residents can find many ways to have a blast

From tonight’s Small Ships Revue in Sharon to the wealth of July 4 parades Monday, holiday events abound.

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Ohio bill outlaws synthetic pot, bath salts

By ashley luthern YOUNGSTOWN Family members of an Austintown teen who was

School board OKs temporary budget

School board OKs temporary budget YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Board of Education approved a

Anthony won’t testify; defense rests its case

Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. Casey Anthony’s defense team rested its case Thursday in her

Canfield board ratifies union contracts

By Christine keeling Canfield The Canfield Board of Education ratified

Monaco palace reveals guest list

Monaco palace reveals guest list MONACO The rich and famous are converging on Monaco for the

Mahoning County Court filings

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Randall J. Robison, 27, of 124 N. Richview Ave.,

Disparity in health-care law found for older adults

Associated Press WASHINGTON Another unintended consequence of President Barack Obama’s health-

Gov. Kasich signs $56B spending plan

By MARC KOVAC COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich has added his signature to the two-

Grand jury indicts man in attack on woman

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A Mahoning County grand jury has handed up a five-count indictment


Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Jessica Raisky and Hector Tirado, Austintown, girl, June 13.

Crack offenders can get early release

Crack offenders can get early release WASHINGTON As many as 12,000 people in federal prison for

Prince William, Kate make royal visit

Associated Press OTTAWA, Ontario Prince William and Kate tried out their French in public and


TOday Children Baby Brilliant: Tales and Talk for 2s and 3s, 10:30 a.m., Public Library of

Politicians prime the pump

Opinion: Politicians prime the pump Kansas City Star: The global effort to lower fuel prices by releasing

After the holiday, Congress should buckle down to business

Editorial: It is only fitting that on the day after a holiday that commemorates Americans who showed true


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GOP will flex redistricting muscle

Opinion: With Ohio moving its 2012 presidential primary to May, the Republican-controlled state Legislature


Birthdays Actress Olivia de Havilland is 95. Actor Jamie Farr is 77. Actress Jean Marsh is 77.

Supreme Court out of touch with reality

Opinion: Intellectually, I understand the Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision that the First Amendment protects the

Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Party on the Plaza, 6 p.m.: The Guilty Pleasures take the stage at

Gates a hard act to follow

Opinion: Robert M. Gates will be a tough act to follow as defense secretary. Gates left office this week.

Oddly enough

Oddly enough Jail calls lead to Pa. mom, grandmother’s arrests WAYNESBURG, Pa. A burglary

Unemployment applications remain stuck above 400K

Associated Press WASHINGTON The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was mostly

Agenda Saturday

Agenda Saturday Liberty Township Neighborhood Watch, 12:30 p.m., township administration

Misuse of city computer leads to suspension

By ED RUNYAN WARREN A Warren wastewater-department employee who used his work

Larger corn crop could slow US food inflation

Associated Press ST. LOUIS U.S. food prices may ease later this year now that farmers have

Diana’s mystique endures

Associated Press LONDON Princess Diana would have been 50 years old today, perhaps the only

Fixed mortgage rates hold steady

Fixed mortgage rates hold steady WASHINGTON Fixed mortgage rates were mostly unchanged this

Give us back our neighborhood

Opinion: Give us back our neighborhood Recently I’ve taken some criticism for placing signs at my Stewart

FOURTH OF JULY | Scheduled events today through Monday in the region

Activities slated for the holiday weekend in the Mahoning and Shenango valleys: MAHONING COUNTY

The virtue of ‘I don’t know’

Opinion: In a world overrun by half-truths and wall-to-wall opinion, the simple words “I don’t know” might

Gas prices in Valley shoot back up

By Karl Henkel YOUNGSTOWN It was fun while it lasted. A brief but

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NBA implements lockout

Associated Press NEW YORK The NBA’s thrilling season came with a high price tag. LeBron’s move

Karstens ends June with W

Associated Press TORONTO Jeff Karstens’ brilliant June has the Pittsburgh Pirates feeling good

Cavs trade Hickson to Kings for Casspi

Associated Press CLEVELAND J.J. Hickson’s athleticism and potential made him a budding NBA star.

sandlot roundup | Recent games

Class B Rondinelli Tuxedo 7, Action Physical Therapy 0 Brandon Easton pitched a complete game,

Tribe set for Battle of Ohio

Akron Beacon Journal The Indians’ performance against the Giants in San Francisco didn’t raise the

Pavlik: ‘I want a stoppage’

By JOE SCALZO AUSTINTOWN Former middleweight champion Kelly Pavlik was

Relief pitching, Elliott’s three hits guide Scrappers

Staff report STATE COLLEGE, PA. Cody Elliott went 3-for-4 and three Scrappers pitchers combined

Bayne back at track of his biggest victory

By Jim Pedley Sporting News NASCAR Wire Service Twenty-year-old Trevor Bayne beat the best

MLB roundup Thursday’s other games

INTERLEAGUE Tigers 5, Mets 2 DETROIT Justin Verlander slowed down the rampaging Mets, pitching

Twin Killers sell soul for rock’n’roll

By JOHN BENSON In order for Louisiana group Twin Killers to tour this

Years Ago

Today is Friday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2011. There are 183 days left in the year. This is Canada

Sharapova in 1st final since 2004

Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England So what if Maria Sharapova managed to win only two of the