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Shooting probed in Columbiana County

Shooting probed in Columbiana County


Ohio deeer-hunting season ends; 3.7 percent drop from 2011

Ohio deer-hunting season ends


Police: Pa. man shot ex-wife as she played organ at church

Police: Pa. man shot ex-wife as she played organ at church


Judge removed in Fort Hood shooting rampage case

Judge removed in Fort Hood shooting rampage case


GOP issues new 'fiscal cliff' offer to Obama

GOP issues new 'fiscal cliff' offer to Obama


Woman's body found floating in river in SW Ohio

Woman's body found floating in river in SW Ohio


GM Lordstown holiday shutdown to start one week early

GM Lordstown holiday shutdown to start one week early LORDSTOWN General Motors announced late


Ohio pill-mill owner gets 12-plus years in prison

Ohio pill-mill owner gets 12-plus years in prison


Ohio to investigate source of alcohol in wrecks

Ohio to investigate source of alcohol in wrecks


Judge: Humane Society can join Ohio exotics suit

Judge: Humane Society can join Ohio exotics suit


YSU's Slocum: Covelli Centre game could eventually draw Notre Dame, Michigan State

YSU's Slocum: Covelli Centre game could eventually draw Notre Dame, Michigan State.


Mill Creek Park roads closed to vehicular traffic Dec. 10 for winter

Mill Creek Parks closed Dec. 10 for winter


Procedures are key in deadly Cleveland shooting

Procedures are key in deadly Cleveland shooting


Two hit by gunfire in weekend Warren incidents

Two hit by gunfire in weekend Warren incidents WARREN Two people were hit by gunfire, and four


Boardman man pleads guilty to attempted murder

Boardman man pleads guilty to attempted murder YOUNGSTOWN A Boardman man has pleaded guilty to


Salem zoning appeals board meets today

Salem zoning appeals board meets today Salem The Salem City Board of Zoning Appeals will meet at


Farmer's added to MSCI Micro Cap Index

Farmer's added to MSCI Micro Cap Index


Pitt gets $11M grant from Gates for HIV research

Pitt gets $11M grant from Gates for HIV research


Alaska suspect kills self; linked to 7 murders in 4 states

Keyes, 34, also indicated he killed four others in Washington state and one person in New York state, but didn’t give the victims’ names, authorities said.


Philly suburbs debut new 8-mile, $200 million parkway

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A new eight-mile parkway spanning communities in Philadelphia’s northern suburbs is set to open Monday afternoon.


Underground Railroad center honors two

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati says the Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth and journalist Nicholas Kristof will be the eighth and ninth recipients of its International Freedom Conductor Award.


Report: Syrian chemical weapons tools in play

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and allied intelligence have detected Syrian movement of chemical weapons components in recent days, a senior U.S. defense official said Monday, as the Obama administration again warned the Assad regime against using chemical weapons on Syrian rebels.


Letters to the editor

Opinion: Letters to the editor


Occupants flee early morning house fire

Occupants flee early morning house fire


Cruze sales up 29 percent in November

Cruze sales up 29 percent in November


Hubbard library plans fundraiser

Hubbard library plans fundraiser HUBBARD Hubbard Public Library, 436 W. Liberty St., will offer


WORTH A LOOK

CRAFT SHOWS First Baptist Church of Howland, 8957 E. Market St., Warren, is sponsoring a Crafters


12/03/12 Holiday Go and Do

TODAY YOUNGSTOWN: Cardinal’s Nest Christmas Open House and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, 3:15


Kennedy Center honors Letterman, Led Zeppelin, Hoffman, others

Kennedy Center honors Letterman, Led Zeppelin, Hoffman, others Associated Press WASHINGTON


The Claus Menagerie: Bevy of unusual animals joins Santa in Canfield

MADELYN P. HASTINGS | THE VINDICATOR Ella Horne, 2, daughter of Bryan and Holly Horne of Canfield, was a little overwhelmed during her visit Sunday with Santa Claus at the Wintertime Barn gathering at the Mill Creek MetroParks Farm.


Beating of 90-year-old spurs anger, questions

By ALYSSA LENHOFF and TIM FRANCISCO TheNewsOutlet.org STOW At 7:30 a.m. Jan. 30, there was a commotion at Stow Glen Health Care Center, a nursing home for about 100 residents on Kent Road in Stow.


Facilities skirt prosecution in many elder-abuse cases

By ALYSSA LENHOFF and Doug Livingston The News Outlet BOARDMAN As an ombudsman for the Area Agency on Aging, John Saulitis sees the best and the worst in Northeast Ohio’s nursing facilities.


Proposal to block all injection wells in Youngstown could not be enforced

By DAVID SKOLNICK skolnick@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A city councilwoman is sponsoring an ordinance to ban injection wells in Youngstown even though she and other officials say the proposal is unenforceable.


Ursuline’s Tomko preps for stellar season

By MATTHEW PEASLEE mpeaslee@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Attention Ursuline High School freshman: there is not a swimming pool on the fourth floor. Or is there?


A true blue Hero: Beaver Township's new police dog proves his worth

By Ashley Luthern aluthern@vindy.com NORTH LIMA This holiday season, Beaver Township is thank-ful for a new police dog — and, in a way, for the criminals who paid for him.


Steelers recover, stun Ravens

Associated Press BALTIMORE Because there’s still some life in the 37-year-old arm of Charlie Batch, the Pittsburgh Steelers remain alive in the AFC North.


Study: School mobility linked to test scores

By DENISE DICK denise_dick@vindy.com Youngstown Student mobility — students who move into and out of school districts for reasons other than promotion — is higher in urban districts such as Youngstown, linking to lower test scores, according to a recent study.


Weeden has career day against Raiders

Associated Press OAKLAND, CALIF. Nursing a three-point lead and backed up to the shadow of his own goal posts, rookie Brandon Weeden engineered a touchdown drive that gave the Cleveland Browns a happy plane ride home for a change and hope for a much brighter future.


Irish and Tide set to tango in Miami

Associated Press NEW YORK On one side, a blossoming dynasty from the college football capital of the Deep South. On the other, the sport’s most famous team, trying to reclaim its place among the elite.


Group links kids, treatment foster parents

By ED RUNYAN runyan@vindy.com NILES Many people have heard of foster parenting and adoption of children through a county Children Services agency, but what is treatment foster parenting?


Copeland Oaks adds memory-care wing

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN alcorn@vindy.com SEBRING Copeland Oaks and Crandall Medical Center has added Memory Lane, a new memory-care wing, to meet the needs of the growing Alzheimer’s and dementia population.


Fitch grad McGlynn a hero to Indy family

By JOE SCALZO scalzo@vindy.com A little more than a week ago, Mike McGlynn’s wife, Megan, was watching the local news in Indianapolis when she saw a news story about a local school teacher whose minivan was robbed while she made her final Black Friday stop at Menard’s.


TRUMBULL COUNTY Courts

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Jared M. Kohn, 25, of 200 Snyder Way, Apt. 55,


Get comfy with TV show DVD sets

By FRAZIER MOORE and LYNN ELBER AP Television Writers A TV show DVD set represents more than a


Years Ago

Today is Monday, Dec. 3, the 338th day of 2012. There are 28 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Ellsworth Township ZoningSFlbBoard, workshop, 7 p.m., township administration


Book debunks liberal vision

Opinion: If everyone in America had read Stephen Moore’s new book, ”Who’s The Fairest of Them All?”, Barack


Cedar Point plans to spend $60M to spruce up hotels

Associated Press SANDUSKY Cedar Point says it plans to spend about $60 million over the next


How ‘fiscal cliff’ could affect Ohio

Columbus Dispatch WASHINGTON Call it this decade’s Y2K — except this time, there truly is


Report: Delta mulls stake in Virgin

Report: Delta mulls stake in Virgin NEW YORK Delta Air Lines Inc. is mulling the purchase of a


QUOTABLE MARK STOOPS, Cardinal Mooney grad and new Kentucky coach at introductory press conference.

“A big part of who I am comes from how I grew up with my father (Ron). He was a high school coach


Rice wrong choice for State

Opinion: Republicans are shooting themselves in the foot with a campaign to prevent U.N. Ambassador Susan


Shortcuts won’t work in seeking peace in Middle East

Editorial: Time after time it has been shown that two wrongs don’t make a right in the Middle East, so yet


N. Zealand: Write new climate deal

Associated Press DOHA, Qatar Highlighting a rift between the rich countries and emerging


Strategy, timing key to states’ legalization of marijuana

Associated Press SEATTLE In the late-1980s heyday of the anti-drug “Just Say No” campaign, a man


Ex-Nazi guard, of Sharon, faces deportation hearing

Associated Press SHARON, PA. As U.S. authorities continue a long legal battle to deport a former


Spain’s disabled protest austerity cuts

Associated Press MADRID Disabled people took to the streets of Madrid on Sunday in the latest


IN BRIEF: Forum on end of the world at YSU; art exhibit; Jabali event; language classes

End of the world? YOUNGSTOWN The Maya Prophecy and predictions of the end of the world this


BSA resisted background checks on Scout leaders

Los Angeles Times After reports of widespread sexual abuse of children in the late 1980s, several


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .66, 25.54 .13 Avalon


SPORTS BY THE NUMBERS 1 Source: NCAA

Rank of Notre Dame in the final BCS football standings and in team graduation rates. It is the first


M-7 exec will speak at YSU fall commencement

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Michael Garvey of Canfield, president and chief executive of M-7


$9,000 artwork bought for $12 at Goodwill

Associated Press MILWAUKEE “Red Nose” just meant a reindeer named Rudolph to Karen Mallet until


“blake shelton’s not so family christmas” (10:01 P.M., ABC): “Blake

“blake shelton’s not so family christmas” (10:01 P.M., ABC): “Blake Shelton’s Not So Family


steelers 23 ravens20

steelers 23 ravens20 Next: Steelers vs. San Diego, Sunday, 1 p.m.


‘Hobbit’ doubles rate of frames

Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES Wendy Aylsworth fixed her eyes on a screen at the Landmark theater


oddly enough

oddly enough Pa. chicken-rant victims don’t show for hearing POINT MARION, Pa. A district


birthdays

birthdays Director Jean-Luc Godard is 82. Singer Jaye P. Morgan (“The Gong Show”) is 81. Actress


the five

“Killing Them Softly” is a dark comedy about low-level gangsters and thugs, set squarely within the


White House waits on GOP move

Associated Press WASHINGTON Republicans have to stop using “political math” and say how much


video game reviews

‘epic mickey 2: the power of two’ Grade: D Details: Disney, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3,


newsmakers

newsmakers ‘Twilight,’ ‘Skyfall’ still top picks for fans LOS ANGELES The “Twilight” finale


bcs

bcs Final standings 1. Notre Dame1.000 2. Alabama.9100 3. Florida.9441 4. Oregon.8984


KC tragedy stuns Belcher’s neighbors

Associated Press KANSAS CITY, MO People were coming and going Sunday from a house where a day


nfl roundup | Sunday’s other games

Chiefs 27, Panthers 21 KANSAS CITY, MO. Brady Quinn threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns, and


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Adam and Ashley Brett, Youngstown, girl, Dec. 1. Jonathan


Obama saved capitalism

Opinion: By Wayne Madsen McClatchy-Tribune WASHINGTON The canard that President Obama is anti-business


Highest court joins judicial strike

Associated Press CAIRO Egypt’s highest court joined a judicial rebellion against President


Dad facing kidnapping charge surrenders

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A 35-year-old man charged with the kidnapping and abduction of his 3


In the huddle How area players fared in Week 13

Buffalo Bills Donald Jones, WR, YSU — was not active in Buffalo’s 34-18 win over Jacksonville.


YSU WOMEN’S preview Today’s game

Matchup: YSU (5-1) at IUPUI (4-3) Tip-off: 7 p.m. at the IUPUI Gymnasium. Radio: WKBN-AM 570.


prep swimming teams At a glance

BOARDMAN Division: I Coach: Terry O’Hallaran Top players: Boys: Ryan Bailey, Tyler Calpin,


on campus How area FBS players fared

BIG TEN Nebraska RB Braylon Heard, Soph., Mooney — rushed six times for 28 yards and a TD in


Crowds welcome Palestinian leader

Associated Press RAMALLAH, West Bank The Palestinian president returned triumphantly to the West


Rose Bowl reps seeing red

Los Angeles Times PASADENA, CALIF. Rose Bowl officials are seeing red, but not because they’re


Top 25 roundup | Women’s college basketball

No. 9 Kentucky 48, No. 6 Louisville 47 LOUISVILLE, KY. Janee Thompson scored 13 points,


nfl standings and summaries

AMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPA y-New England930.750430260 N.Y. Jets570.417228296


nba roundup Sunday’s game

Knicks 106, Suns 99 NEW YORK Carmelo Anthony scored 34 points and the Knicks ran their best home


3rd storm in days drenches N. Calif.

3rd storm in days drenches N. Calif. SAN FRANCISCO Residents of Northern California endured the


browns 20 Oakland17

browns 20 Oakland17 Next: Browns vs. Chiefs, Sunday, 1 p.m.


Crestview girls, Lowellville boys win

Crestview girls, Lowellville boys win Ashley Harrison scored 26 points and Morgan Neubauer added


Closing of American mind

Opinion: WASHINGTON In 2007, Keith John Sampson, a middle-aged student working his way through Indiana


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