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Stories published December 6, 2012
Springfield students and parents went on a camping adventure Thursday night.
Americans are living longer, and Republicans want to raise the Medicare eligibility age as part of any deal to reduce the government's huge deficits.
NYC settles foster adoptions abuse suit for $9.7M NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will pay $9.7
NHL rejects players’ offer to break labor impasse NEW YORK (AP) — The NHL has rejected the
Wife accused in Mo. sex slave case pleads guilty KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A woman has admitted
DA: Pittsburgh Zoo removing deck where tot fell PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Zoo is removing
Zynga moves to enter US gambling market NEW YORK (AP) — Online games company Zynga said it has
Amish man denied new trial in hate crimes case YOUNGSTOWN A federal judge denied a new trial
Rotting whale is gigantic problem in Malibu MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — A whale carcass rotting near
Mormon church wants more compassion for gays SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church has a new
Mahoning Co. commissioners approve $50.2M 2013 budget
Warren Family Mission needs toys for Christmas WARREN The Warren Family Mission is in need of
Snyder, GOP leaders to push right to work in Mich. LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder
Islamic Jihad says Israel warns against Gaza trip GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Members of Iranian-
Austintown's new fire chief has familiar name
Court rules commander didn’t discriminate against black state trooper COLUMBUS The Ohio Court of
ODNR: Capsized boat on Mosquito Lake probably overloaded CORTLAND A spokesman for the Division
Jeb Bush to lead National Constitution Center PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is
Jury convicts Jamelle Jackson of murder, felonious assault
Newton trustees schedule special meeting Newton Falls Newton Township trustees will host a
Two Youngstown police officers being promoted youngstown Mayor Charles P. Sammarone and Police
Payday lender will reimburse Ohio customers
Homeowners will pay more for Cincy stadiums
Pavlik fight might be canceled
Warren lawyer receives reprimand
Cortland branch library has new telephone number
Ohio man gets 36 years in prison for series of holdups
Warren Family Mission looking for toy donations
Youngstown firefighters kept busy Wednesday, early today
Condemned Ohio killer asks parole board for mercy
Warren City Council meets today
Dr. Ryan J. and Julianne E. (Zetts) Gnandt of Chula Vista, Calif., are announcing the birth of their
Gospel celebration set for Saturday YOUNGSTOWN Shekinah Glory Drama Outreach Ministry/God’s
Offensive tackle Joe Thomas called Chiefs' running back Peyton Hills a distraction.
The proposal to eliminate a Youngstown Muni seat likely will be voted on next week.
The thief dropped off $130 to after taking a red kettle from Southern Park Mall.
Boardman's Courtney Schiffauer is a senior starter and captain for the Michigan State women's basketball team
Cincinnati outscored the Youngstown State women’s basketball team 13-2 over the final two-and-a-half minutes to close out a 57-46 victory on Wednesday night at Fifth Third Arena.
Grandmother is believed to be the legal guardian of the 5-year-old
Trustees are considering allowing a company to do seismic tests for oil and natural gas in Austintown, including the township park.
The best season in Kent State football history enabled second-year Golden Flashes coach Darrell Hazell to secure a Big Ten job
They're accused of neglecting five starved dogs and four kittens found dead last week and face up to 90 days in jail for each.
WEDNESDAY’S RESULTS GIRLS BASKETBALL
Results of Wednesday’s games
The defendant is accused of murdering one man and wounding 11 others
The city expects one of the department's four lieutenants to assume the post.
A passion for hot rods leads a man to a dream job visiting car shows across the nation
Antwan Anderson, a student at Choffin Career and Technical Center, checks his squash plants that are thriving in beds at the school. The plants are part of the aquaponics program. Aquaponics is the raising of fish and plants in a closed ecosystem.
Opinion: Exporting gas for wrong reasons Everyone has an opinion about fracking, and it’s usually
Truck dedication BOARDMAN The public is invited to join Boardman firefighters and local official
Two Canfield students picked for Showcase CANFIELD Two Canfield High School students have been
Northeastern Athletic Conference teams at a glance
The crimes took place from March to June 2011
A look at the District teams
Waiting room renamed SHARON, PA. Sharon Regional Health System has renamed its Surgical Family
Kravitz’s Deli also will reopen but the building’s elevator will remain sealed off.
Musical light display BOARDMAN Boardman Park will have a holiday light display from 5 to 10 p.m.
Q. I was troubled with severe leg cramps an hour or two after going to bed on the days when I’d
Marco Belinelli scored a season-high 23 points, Luol Deng added 22 and the Chicago Bulls took control early on to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 95-85 on Wednesday night
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel could become the first freshman ever to win the Heisman Trophy
POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman townships: POLAND
Clinic planned GIRARD A well-child immunization clinic is Dec. 12 at the Girard Health
Youngstown park will feature seasonal plants
St. Elizabeth Health Center officials say the recently renovated cardiovascular lab features the most advanced technology available for treatment of erratic heartbeats.
A Mahoning County Common Pleas Court judge sentences a Warren man convicted of 48 counts of pandering sexually oriented matter involving minors to four years in prison. Joshua Platek, 19, also must register as a sex offender.
Loss of Warren grant could mean cuts to city firefighter ranks
Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Kendall and Lisa Kokoski, Youngstown, boy, Dec. 3. Tysha
courts MAHONING COUNTY Divorces asked Heather C. Falanga, 7660 Franco Court, Boardman, v.
Staff report CLEVELAND Two men who operated A. Bonamase Contracting Inc. of Youngstown are
Brian Kelly and Nick Saban expect many restless nights between now and the BCS championship game on Jan. 7.
Some legislators think the parlors are unregulated gambling houses
Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is working his way back from shoulder and rib injuries
Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska A man who confessed killing an Alaska barista and multiple
Salem Community Theater will present two holiday- season productions, starting with “Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular,” which opens Fridays and runs for two weekends.
Egypt descends into political turmoil cairo Egypt descended into political turmoil on Wednesday
Negotiations between hockey owners and players are going so well that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says he’s “pleased with the process” — even if he has been left outside the latest rounds of discussions.
ODDLY ENOUGH Nearby robbery, bear prompt a lockdown at Pa. school GLENSHAW, Pa. Robbers and
The mother of Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher says she still loves him and his murdered girlfriend
Utah State basketball player Danny Berger, who collapsed at practice Tuesday, is making progress
Opera Western Reserve’s performance of “The Barber of Seville” was an evening of many highlights.
Rocker-turned-country artist Aaron Lewis describes his songwriting process in graphic terms. For example, regarding his latest single “Forever,” the Staind frontman, well, doesn’t hold back.
Warren officer with 17 years of experience let go because of missed work, probation violation, alcohol abuse
As a child growing up in Toronto, Patty Vincent has vivid memories of traveling in the family car and taking a three-day drive to visit the Magic Kingdom in Orlando.
The Youngstown Playhouse will celebrate Christmas and the holiday season with the one-act play “Not on This Night,” followed by an hour of holiday music featuring Carla Gipson.
Editorial: Warren Police Chief Tim Bowers obviously missed an opportunity to teach police Sgt. Emanuel Nites a lesson he would never forget.
Backyard Bar and Grill, 8942 Youngstown-Pittsburgh Road, Poland; 330-757-2476 Thu: Karaoke with
‘A Seussified Christmas’ at PSU-Shenango The world of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” meets
CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Robert Kidney and members of the Numbers Band will perform next Thursday
ENTERTAINING THOUGHTS A night at the opera that will long be remembered. C2
Opinion: WASHINGTON Memories are short, which is lucky for politicians. Consider the current debate over
By JOHN BENSON firstname.lastname@example.org Stand-up comedian Cal Verduchi admits he’s shameless when
‘A Christmas Carol’ at Kent-Trumbull Kent Trumbull Theatre will present the holiday classic “A
Opinion: WASHINGTON Even Jonathan Swift, who said promises and pie crusts are made to be broken, might have
Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Stambaugh Chorus and the Youngstown Area Community Concert Band will
The mayor says he wouldn’t sign the bill even if it passed
AUDITIONS ACTORS “For the Record,SDRq Oakland Center for the Arts, 220 W. Boardman St., will
The motive in Tuesday’s shootout at a convenience store may be ‘fallout’ or ‘retaliation’ from a prior crime, the city police chief says.
Associated Press NEW BATAAN, Philippines Stunned parents searching for missing children examined
NEw this week Playing for Keeps (PG-13) To get his life back on track, a floundering former
Opinion: By Sen. JOE SCHIAVONI AND KIRK NODEN Special to The Vindicator We have a choice to make. Our
Associated Press LOS ANGELES Sales of U.S. homes facing foreclosure are on the rise and
Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Grammy Awards celebrated the diversity of music as six
Associated Press WASHINGTON For the first time in days, President Barack Obama and House Speaker
Associated Press EVANSDALE, Iowa Hunters discovered two bodies Wednesday believed to be the
Opinion: The Gainesville (Fla.) Sun: Not surprisingly, Gov. Rick Scott’s challenge to state colleges to
Associated Press NEW YORK Another Starbucks may soon pop up around the corner, with the world’s
Nominees announced Wednesday in top categories for the 55th annual Grammy Awards:
Citigroup plans to cut 11,000 jobs new york Citigroup said Wednesday that it will cut 11,000
BP makes $50K donation to Trumbull program
NEWSMAKERS Winfrey reveals book club pick NEW YORK Add another book for possible holiday
By PAT EATON-ROBB Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. Jazz composer and pianist Dave Brubeck,
By James Walsh Minneapolis Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS Marcus McCleery, the 372-pound version of
Today is Thursday, Dec. 6, the 341st day of 2012. There are 25 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED
Opinion: By Roberto de Jesus Guerra Perez Institute for War & Peace Reporting SANTIAGO, Cuba While
TODAY Children Preschool Storytime, 11:30 a.m., Liberty Branch Library, 415 Church Hill-Hubbard