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Youngstown man dies in Pa. crash on I-80

Youngstown man dies in Pa. crash on I-80


Flood warning for Trumbull County

Flood warning for Trumbull County


Penn State plans march to counter offensive photo

Penn State plans march to counter offensive photo


AP source: HSBC to pay $1.9B to settle probe

AP source: HSBC to pay $1.9B to settle probe


Cowboys player death raises question of safety net

Cowboys player death raises questions of safety net


Ohio inmate appeals judge's obesity claim denial

Ohio inmate appeals judge's obesity claim denial


Ohio schools panel weighs pupil restraint, seclusion

Ohio schools panel weighs pupil restraint, seclusion


Car stolen in Youngstown with pot-bellied pig inside

Car stolen in Youngstown with pot-bellied pig inside


Pa, Gov. Corbett says state lacks will to pass 'right-to-work' legislation

Pa. Gov. Corbett says state lacks will to pass 'right-to-work' legislation


Auditor slams Pa. Turnpike for employee passes

Auditor slams Pa. Turnpike for employee passes


Ohio Internet cafe workers seek to save their jobs

Ohio Internet cafe workers seek to save their jobs


Cops knew man who killed 4 on Calif. reservation

Cops knew man who killed 4 on Calif. reservation PORTERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say the


Investigators seek video of Cleveland police chase

Investigators seeks video of Cleveland police chase


WORTH A LOOK

CRAFT SHOWS St. Patrick’s Home and School in Hubbard will be sponsoring a marketplace and craft


SOCIETY DIGEST

Center offers lunch, program on stress NILES The Niles S.C.O.P.E. Senior Center, 14 E. State


Budget cuts could close as many as 4 Ohio prisons

Budget cuts could close as many as 4 Ohio prisons


Colo. theater shooting suspect asked for notebook

Colo. theater shooting suspect asked for notebook CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Authorities say that


Ariz. Powerball jackpot winner’s name released

Ariz. Powerball jackpot winner’s name released PHOENIX (AP) — The second winner of the $587.5


Salem Township homicide victim not shot

Salem Township homicide victim not shot salem Staff Report The Columbiana County Sheriff’s


Handcuffed Texas suspect makes off with squad car

Handcuffed Texas suspect makes off with squad car WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — Police in North


Lawyer has doubts about ‘confession’ in NY deaths

Lawyer has doubts about ‘confession’ in NY deaths MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) — A lawyer says that if


Hearing for GI in WikiLeaks case enters 10th day

Hearing for GI in WikiLeaks case enters 10th day FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Testimony is resuming in a


Sammarone reconsidering plans to not run for mayor

Mayor Charles Sammarone, who’s repeatedly said he is “99-percent” sure he won’t run for the seat next year, is “reconsidering” it. “I’m going to look at it again and rethink it,” Sammarone told The Vindicator on Friday.


Cleanup continues to site of NJ train derailment

Cleanup continues to site of NJ train derailment PAULSBORO, N.J. (AP) — Workers are continuing to


Council President Brown to run for Youngstown mayor

Council President Brown to run for Youngstown mayor YOUNGSTOWN City Council President Jamael


Ex-NY Mayor Koch set to leave hospital

Ex-NY Mayor Koch set to leave hospital NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mayor Ed Koch is doing much


Deputy suspended for three days over scuffle with inmate

Deputy suspended for three days over scuffle with inmate YOUNGSTOWN A Mahoning County sheriff’s


Blizzard conditions cause hundreds of crashes

Blizzard conditions cause hundreds of crashes MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A slow-moving storm has dumped at


ATTENTION END-OF-WORLDERS

ATTENTION END-OF-WORLDERS


Former Fla. police officer scheduled for execution

Former Fla. police officer scheduled for execution TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A former South Florida


Salem Planning Commission to meet today

Salem Planning Commission to meet today Salem The Salem City Planning Commission will meet at


Three in Warren charged with animal cruelty

Three in Warren charged with animal cruelty By ED RUNYAN runyan@vindy.com WARREN Arraignment


Top Jindal aides use personal email to strategize

Top Jindal aides use personal email to strategize BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Top officials in


Woman’s body found after small fire in house

Woman’s body found after small fire in house YORK, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a Pennsylvania woman


Sentencing due for woman who left baby in box

Sentencing due for woman who left baby in box PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A woman who abandoned her


Ghana malnutrition effort gets lift from Hershey

Ghana malnutrition effort gets lift from Hershey HERSHEY, Pa. (AP) — The Hershey Co. plans to


HOLIDAY GO & DO

TODAY MERCER, PA.: Annual Courthouse Christmas Concert Series, 12:30 p.m., Mercer County


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Wilson gave failed campaign nearly 40 percent of its money

Ex-U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson spent $581,091 of his own money in a failed attempt to win the 6th Congressional District race.

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Healed Lawson back on court

YSU freshmen made an impact during an easy win over Wilmingon.

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Phantoms rebound on road to pound Steel

After a pair of grueling road losses, the Youngstown Phantoms showed no signs of fatigue on Sunday afternoon against the Chicago Steel.


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Fellows Riverside Gardens light up

Winter Nights includes illuminated garden paths, music, cookies and cocoa and decorations

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Mayor provides $3,000 to support minority recruitment

Mayor provides funds to support minority recruitment


Construction at Poland fire station on time

Fire district doubles size of station with $1 million expansion

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Pulaski, Pa. nativity sets owned by nuns

Thousands come from around the area to view the nativity sets.

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12 on 12-12-12

Jack Bucan, Ian Socha and Adam Price, all of McDonald, display toys they received for their birthday that they are donating to Akron Children’s Hospital Mahoning Valley. They turn 12 Wednesday (12-12-12) and will celebrate with a party at Towjo’s Bar and Grill in McDonald.

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Green leads YCS past Campbell

Green leads YCS past Campbell YOUNGSTOWN KaeVon Green scored 14 points and Hayquan Yanno 12 to


nba roundup | Sunday’s games

Clippers 102, Raptors 83 LOS ANGELES Jamal Crawford led a fourth-quarter rally by the reserves


In the huddle | How area players fared in Week 14

Buffalo Bills Donald Jones, WR, YSU: Caught three passes for 33 yards in a 15-12 loss to the Rams.


Poor reading scores may hold back many 3rd-graders

Staff and ONO report COLUMBUS As many as half of third-graders in some of Ohio’s largest urban


Marquez knocks out Pacquiao

The knockout blow came at the end of the sixth round


Mahoning Valley is on verge of a new economic era

Opinion: Mahoning Valley is on verge of a new economic era In the late ’70s and early ’80s, as the steel


Free Christmas meal at Girard church

Free Christmas meal at Girard church Girard Girard First United Methodist Church, 22 N. Market


Health Departments aid in water testing

Mahoning Valley health departments offer well-water testing in light of oil and gas advancement.


Henderson retains UFC title

Canadian Rory MacDonald also was a winner


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Ellsworth Township Zoning Commission, 7 p.m., township administration building,


‘Excellent’ district fears fiscal fiasco

By susan tebben stebben@vindy.com north jackson A school district that’s been designated


Canfield Hall of Fame to induct 16

The ceremony will be on Feb. 15


College basketball top 25 | Sunday’s games

No. 16 Creighton 77, Akron 61 OMAHA, NEB. Doug McDermott scored 30 points for Creighton, which


nfl roundup | Sunday’s other games

AFC Colts 27, Titans 23 INDIANAPOLIS Andrew Luck led Indianapolis back from a 13-point


After rescue, praise for special ops forces

After rescue, praise for special ops forces washington A member of a U.S. special operations


births

births ST. ELIZABETH HEALTH CENTER Anna Parish and Jacob Walton, Girard, girl, Dec. 8. Yesenia


SPORTS BY THE NUMBERS 1-3 Source: National Football League

Record on Sunday for AFC North teams as Cleveland won while Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Baltimore


bridge

bridge Weekly Quiz Answers Q. Both vulnerable, as South, you hold: xK 5 uQ J 8 5 4 vA Q 6 2 w7


Some lame-duck sessions can produce ugly results

Editorial: Lame-duck legislative sessions are a dangerous combination of legislators rushing to clear the


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Chargers stun listless Steelers

So much for Ben Roethlisberger’s triumphant return. Ditto the notion the Pittsburgh Steelers had finally turned the corner.

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BOYS basketball | Independent capsule previews

CARDINAL MOONEY Conference: Independent 2011-12 record: 7-13. Coach: Brian Danilov, first


4 dead, 3 children hurt in shootings in Calif.

Associated Press PORTERVILLE, Calif. The church bell that rings out to announce the deaths of


Same-sex couples in Wash. start taking wedding vows

Associated Press SEATTLE Scores of same-sex couples crowded Seattle City Hall for a day of


2 dead in shooting at lot near airport

Associated Press CLEVELAND Authorities in Cleveland say a man and his wife, an airport security


TRUMBULL COUNTY Courts

COURTS MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Peter J. Foltz, 24, of 2204 Canfield Road, Unit 6,


Obama, Boehner meet to talk ‘cliff’

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met Sunday at


Political ads alone don’t create jobs

Opinion: By Scott Paul Special to The Vindicator The polls are long closed and the votes are counted. An


Death of Twinkie

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords Remember the horrible murders in 1978 of San Francisco Mayor George


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS ‘Skyfall,’ ‘Guardians’ duel for box-office win LOS ANGELES James Bond is in a box-


Soldier blinded in Afghanistan returns to home near Akron

Associated Press AKRON A soldier blinded while on duty in Afghanistan received a hero’s welcome


Cop doubts father of 7-year-old shooting victim will face charges

Associated Press MERCER, Pa. A 7-year-old boy had been buckling himself into his safety seat


Two states suffer grim death

Opinion: Are political leaders in Jerusalem contemplating the dire cost to Israel if the prospects for a two-


Lawmakers look at rules on youth-sports head injuries

Associated Press COLUMBUS Coaches in Ohio’s youth sports leagues — from soccer to hockey — soon


Plane believed to be singer’s found in Mexico

Associated Press MONTERREY, Mexico The wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying


QUOTABLE BRANDON WEEDEN, Browns quarterback, on a three-game winning streak:

“Guys are excited. Guys are still hungry. We’ve got a close-knit group of guys. We don’t have any


Browns’ Benjamin zaps drained Chiefs

Cleveland rolled over Kansas City for its third straight victory.

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Years Ago

Today is Monday, Dec. 10, the 345th day of 2012. There are 21 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


A case for targeted killings

Opinion: ‘Gosh!’ Says Roosevelt On Death of Yamamoto The New York Times, May 22, 1943 WASHINGTON


Unions, Dems vow political payback for right-to-work law

Associated Press LANSING, Mich. With defeat in the Michigan Legislature virtually certain,


Dayton Daily News

Dayton Daily News DAYTON Fatal domestic violence incidents in the state have decreased by more