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YSU men's basketball team drops SEC member Georgia

YSU men's basketball team drops SEC member Georgia.


Pa. judge facing disciplinary case suspended

Pa. judge facing disciplinary case suspended


5 found dead in Toledo home, police suspect deadly fumes

5 found dead in Toledo home, police suspect deadly fumes


Phantoms lead Team USA to World Junior A title

Phantoms lead Team USA to World Junior A title.


Catholic bishops stay course on gay marriage fight

Catholic bishops stay course on gay marriage fight BALTIMORE (AP) — A subdued U.S. Conference of


911 call: Malnourished Ohio boy 'stiff as a board'

911 call: Malnourished Ohio boy 'staff as a board'


Expert: Ky. earthquake not from mining

Expert: Ky. earthquake not from mining LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Geologists say the 4.3 magnitude


W. Pa. rivers show different pollution levels

W. Pa. rivers show different pollution levels


New racino project moves ahead in southwest Ohio

New racino project moves ahead in southwest Ohio


Cardboard pizza boxes blamed in Maine fire that killed 4

Cardboard pizza boxes blamed in Maine fire that killed 4 ORRINGTON, Maine (AP) — A pre-dawn fire


Vt. college’s ox meat will not be used for food

Vt. college’s ox meat will not be used for food POULTNEY, Vt. (AP) — An ox that lived on a Vermont


Final goodbyes for former boxing champ Basilio

Final goodbyes for former boxing champ Basilio IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. (AP) — Several hundred people


Some Ohioans' food-stamp benefits to decrease

Some Ohioans food-stamp benefits to decrease


Motive behind Michigan police HQ shooting unclear

Motive behind Michigan police HQ shooting unclear SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) — Authorities still are


Many on NY’s Long Island still dark after Sandy

Many on NY’s Long Island still dark after Sandy HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — More than 70,000 customers


NY governor to seek $30B in superstorm federal aid

NY governor to seek $30B in superstorm federal aid ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to


Men with Detroit connections held in Warren killing

Men with Detroit connections held in Warren killing WARREN Two men with ties to Detroit were


US seen overtaking Saudis as biggest oil producer

US seen overtaking Saudis as biggest oil producer Associated Press The United States will become


Attorney: Day care fire an accident, not murder

Attorney: Day care fire an accident, not murder HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for a woman who is on


Laughing in the storm: Comics don’t shy from Sandy

Laughing in the storm: Comics don’t shy from Sandy NEW YORK (AP) — Superstorm Sandy is a


Search for cause of deadly Indianapolis explosion

Search for cause of deadly Indianapolis explosion INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two people are dead and


New Orleans streetcar line to get Super Bowl debut

New Orleans streetcar line to get Super Bowl debut NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With the Super Bowl less


Ex-ICE chief in Fla gets prison in child porn case

Ex-ICE chief in Fla gets prison in child porn case WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A former top U.S.


Newton Township trustees to meet Tuesday

Newton Township trustees to meet Tuesday Newton Falls The Newton Township Trustees will hold a


Police: Alleged car thief made food deliveries

Police: Alleged car thief made food deliveries WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut


Houston day care fire trial to soon reach jury

Houston day care fire trial to soon reach jury HOUSTON (AP) — A jury in Houston will soon consider


WORTH A LOOK

AUCTIONS St. Rose Home and School will sponsor the annual Home and School Auction on Friday at


Amish teen dies in farm equipment mishap

Amish teen dies in farm equipment mishap INTERCOURSE, Pa. (AP) — Officials say a teenage Amish boy


Human remains found along Pa.’s Allegheny Passage

Human remains found along Pa.’s Allegheny Passage MEYERSDALE, Pa. (AP) — State police are calling


Retirees meeting

Retirees meeting BOARDMAN J.C. Penney Retirees will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at


Car fire spreads to carport, house in New Castle

Car fire spreads to carport, house in New Castle Staff report new castle, pa. A car fire


Motorcyclist injured critically in accident on I-680 near Market Street

Motorcyclist injured critically in accident on I-680 near Market Street Staff report youngstown


3 with Detroit ties face charges

By ED RUNYAN runyan@vindy.com WARREN Police won’t say there’s a Detroit connection to some of


910th makes effort to save energy

Staff report VIENNA The Youngstown Air Reserve Station, home of the Air Force Reserve’s 910th


Police probe fatal shooting in downtown after bar fight

Police continue to investigate a shooting Sunday in downtown Warren near a day-care center that left one man dead and another injured.

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Ohio drilling bill adds rules, stirs controversy

The idea of legislation to regulate landmen who negotiate oil and gas leases has industry leaders claiming new regulations are unnecessary and complicated. Supporters, meanwhile, argue such changes are needed to deal with an expanding industry.

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Libraries encourage use of e-readers

Some may think the introduction of e-readers and computer tablets may create less demand for books. Instead, local libraries are utilizing the new technology to make information accessible to the public.

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Harvick snaps 44-race streak

Associated Press AVONDALE, ARIZ. When the fighting stopped, the oil had dried and the last of


Itching to play, Buckeyes win opener

Associated Press COLUMBUS Late in the first half, with his team trying but failing to create any


Thunder strikes down Cavs

Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY Russell Westbrook banked in a half-court shot during a rough-and-


Beljan recovers, rejoices

Charlie Beljan had no reason to panic Sunday. His wild week at Disney ended with a comfortable lead and his first PGA Tour victory.


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Gallacher’s goal sinks Phantoms again

Ben Gallacher could not have written a better script to Sunday’s game with the Youngstown Phantoms if he had done so himself.

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Input sought on forestry plan

Associated Press LOGAN, Ohio State forestry officials are seeking input on an area forestry plan


The concert halls keep growing for Bonamassa

By JOHN BENSON entertainment@vindy.com It wasn’t too long ago that Joe Bonamassa was a


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Honoring Veterans

Valley remembers, thanks those who served

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METRO DIGEST || Story-time for 2- to 5-years-olds

Fashion show puts focus on eating disorders YOUNGSTOWN The Everybody, Every-Body Fashion Show


Lithuanian-American history program

Staff report LIBERTY The Ethnic Heritage Society will host a program exploring the history of


Suspect dead, cop wounded in shooting

Suspect dead, cop wounded in shooting SOUTHFIELD, Mich. A man killed Sunday in a shoot-out at a


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PICTURES FOR PATRIOTS

For many returning military service members, the most emotional moment of their homecoming is the first glimpse of loved ones. Dawn Kabetso wants to capture that moment and preserve it for future generations.

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bridge

bridge Weekly Quiz Answers Q. Both vulnerable, as South, you hold: xA J uK 9 7 6 vA 10 6 3 wK


YSU alumni enjoy returning

By BOB JACKSON new@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Donna Mehalco enjoyed coming back to Youngstown


Car fire spreads to carport, house

Staff report new castle, pa. A car fire spread to a carport and then a house at 926 Clarence


Crash of motorcycle closes I-680 near Market Street

Staff report youngstown A motorcycle crash around 8 p.m. shut down Interstate 680 South near


Community thanksgiving dinners | When and where

Churches and other area groups are offering free community/Thanksgiving dinners near or on


Input sought on forestry plan

Associated Press LOGAN, Ohio State forestry officials are seeking input on an area forestry plan


SUNDAY’S GAMES

Saints 31, Falcons 27 NEW ORLEANS Jimmy Graham caught seven passes for a career-best 146 yards


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Ellsworth Township Zoning Commission, 7 p.m., township admini-stration building,


Bid put forth by Los Angeles Dodgers for a chance to sign Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-Jin. The Chicago

Bid put forth by Los Angeles Dodgers for a chance to sign Korean pitcher Ryu Hyun-Jin. The Chicago


“This has been the best job in the world. I can’t imagine what my life would have been

“This has been the best job in the world. I can’t imagine what my life would have been without it.


birthdays

birthdays Singer Ruby Nash Curtis of Ruby and the Romantics is 73. Playwright-actor Wallace Shawn


QUOTABLE

QUOTABLE Jonathon Dwyer, Steelers running back on rotating himself, Rashard Mendenhall and


FRIDAY

FRIDAY DIVISION IV No. 1 Brookfield (12-0) vs. No. 2 Creston Norwayne (12-0) at Stow Ron


SPORTS BY THE NUMBERS

SPORTS BY THE NUMBERS $25.7M Source: ESPN.com


Births

Births ST. elizabeth Health Center Steven and Peyton Kevern, Twinsburg, girl, Nov. 10. Robert


Versatile Steelers not looking past listless Chiefs

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Jerricho Cotchery has coined a phrase for the dilemma the Pittsburgh


What’s open/closed

A checklist of local, state and federal institutions and local businesses closed today for Veterans


oddly enough

oddly enough Fla. students walk on water for class assignment MIAMI Students from Florida


Hiring veterans is priority for Chesapeake

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN This year, Chesapeake Energy created an initiative to hire veterans,


A list of services, ceremonies and other events for Veterans Day as submitted to The Vindicator.

A list of services, ceremonies and other events for Veterans Day as submitted to The Vindicator.


newsmakers

newsmakers Bond soars with $87.8M ‘Skyfall’ debut LOS ANGELES James Bond’s “Skyfall” has


Trumbull COUNTY COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Kurtis S. Herchler, 23, of 701 Summit Ave., Unit 88,


Despite drop in natural-gas prices, expect higher home bills this winter

By BURTON SPEAKMAN bspeakman@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN With uncertainty about the severity of


“It’s like basketball, if the shooter has the hot hand, we’re going to feed him

“It’s like basketball, if the shooter has the hot hand, we’re going to feed him the ball and if all


NBA ROUNDUP | Sunday’s games

Nets 82, Magic 74 NEW YORK Brook Lopez scored 20 points, Kris Humphries added 14 points and 21


MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL | Sunday’s other Top 25 games

No. 2 Louisville 79, Manhattan 51 LOUISVILLE, KY. Russ Smith scored a game-high 23 points to


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Stepping closer

By the time the postseason reaches its third week, coaches often find themselves scurrying for information on an unfamiliar opponent from an unknown town.

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Let me count the reasons why

Opinion: Let me count the reasons why It is now crystal clear. This is why President Obama won re-election:


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .66, 24.96 —.20 Avalon


Consumers pay more with choice

Associated Press COLUMBUS Consumers of Columbia Gas of Ohio territory have paid more, not less,


Years Ago

Today is Monday, Nov. 12, the 317th day of 2012. There are 49 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


America’s heroes deserve to be hired

Opinion: By Bill Whitmore Special to The Vindicator As we mark Veteran’s Day, I ask my fellow CEOs if


The top five concert tours, ranked by average box-office gross per city. Includes the average ticket

The top five concert tours, ranked by average box-office gross per city. Includes the average ticket


GOP needs a likeable warrior

Opinion: Nothing’s impossible I have found, For when my chin is on the ground, I pick myself up, Dust


Target to kick off season a bit earlier

Target to kick off season a bit earlier NEW YORK Target Corp. will open its doors at 9 p.m.


Members of Congress want more details in Petraeus affair

Associated Press WASHINGTON Members of Congress said Sunday they want to know more details about


Cautious enforcer to be China’s premier

Associated Press BEIJING The man in line to oversee China’s massive but rapidly slowing economy


Israel drawn into Syrian fight for first time

Associated Press JERUSALEM Israel was drawn into the fighting in neighboring Syria for the


Railroad canteen in Ohio served cheer

The Plain Dealer DENNISON, Ohio For more than a million GIs, a railroad depot canteen in


A tougher Obama needed

Opinion: ATMA, Syria Traveling inside war-wracked Syria on the U.S. Election Day was a stark reminder of


The last time Congress dallied, the economy paid the price

Editorial: Congress doesn’t have to drive off the fiscal cliff to do the economy serious damage. All it has to


INSIDE

INSIDE Jason Kokrak secured his PGA Tour card for the 2013 season with a strong finish at Disney.


A grateful nation pays tribute to sacrifices of its veterans

Associated Press LOS ANGELES From sea to shining sea, the nation paid tribute to its members of


American universities look to foreign students

Associated Press ANN ARBOR, Mich. Want to see how quickly the look and business model of


Deadly blast devastates Indianapolis neighborhood

Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS Splintered beams and boards on a piece of charred earth were all


Student attends leadership forum

By DENISE DICK denise_dick@vindy.com Youngstown Rayen Early College Middle School student