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Williams disappointed despite unanimous decision victory

By JOE SCALZO scalzo@vindy.com 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


CLUB CALENDAR

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 scalzo@vindy.com austintown Dannie Williams trains for 10 rounds and fights for

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Tour of the Valley gets tough

By TOM WILLIAMS williams@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN The hills of downtown will be alive with the

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Warren schools hire new chief

By ED RUNYAN runyan@vindy.com 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 linonis@vindy.com

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Hubbard’s Coonce fulfills coaching dream

By TOM WILLIAMS williams@vindy.com 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 milliken@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Mahoning County’s chief deputy auditor is


Pennsylvania rallies past Ohio in OT

By Greg Gulas sports@vindy.com 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 skolnick@vindy.com


Life beyond tragedy: Victim’s organs to aid others

By JOHN W. GOODWIN JR. jgoodwin@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Though teary-eyed when talking about her


Niles BOE ousts Adduci

Retiring schoolS chief placed on paid permanent leave By JORDAN COHEN news@vindy.com NILES

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Poland school board moves to make swim team a club sport

By Ashley Luthern aluthern@vindy.com 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 khenkel@vindy.com 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 aluthern@vindy.com 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 ckeeling@vindy.com 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 news@vindy.com 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

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

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

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 runyan@vindy.com 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 khenkel@vindy.com 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 scalzo@vindy.com 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 entertainment@vindy.com 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