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Police: 2nd suspect nabbed in St. Maarten slayings

Police: 2nd suspect nabbed in St. Maarten slayings PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten (AP) — St. Maarten


NY doctor: 1 of my personalities led to drug crime

NY doctor: 1 of my personalities led to drug crime NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City doctor once


Police killers have parole hearings this month

Police killers have parole hearings this month NILES The first of two parole hearings this month


AMVETS Post 44 wins $25,000 Home Depot gift card

AMVETS Post 44 wins $25,000 Home Depot gift card STRUTHERS Mahoning Valley Facebook users pulled


Obama in Cleveland for Friday rally

Obama in Cleveland for Friday rally COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) President Barack Obama’s campaign has


Jesus has returned ... north of Cincinnati

Jesus has returned ... north of Cincinnati MONROE, Ohio (AP) A southern Ohio church has drawn a


How, when and why do Ohioans gamble?

How, when and why do Ohioans gamble? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) State leaders were scheduled to unveil


Appeals court rules for YSU in two cases

Appeals court rules for YSU in two cases YOUNGSTOWN The 7th District Court of Appeals has upheld


WORTH A LOOK

AUCTIONS Second Chance Animal Rescue will sponsor its second annual basket auction Sunday at the


Chocolate festival to be at Packard

Chocolate festival to be at Packard WARREN Rotary Club of Warren’s 8th Annual Chocolate Festival


Foundation plans boccie fundraiser

YOUNGSTOWN The Hope Foundation of the Mahoning Valley will present the fourth annual “Boccie of


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New spin on fall festival

Christopher Karg of Brookfield crafts a piece of pottery Sunday at the Oktoberfestival in Boardman Park. The event is sponsored by the Boardman Rotary Club. This was the 36th annual event and the first with a slight name change from Oktoberfest.

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Boardman plans its own Internet cafe crackdown

By Ashley Luthern aluthern@vindy.com BOARDMAN Township trustees are expected at a meeting today to have a first reading of a resolution to regulate Internet sweepstakes cafes.


Review cuts confusion, bias from studies on shale jobs

Studies vary widely on how many jobs oil and natural-gas drilling will bring to eastern Ohio and western Pennsylvania.


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A SAN FRANCISCO TREAT

A SAN FRANCISCO TREAT

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Student creativity flourishes with SMARTS

Youngstown State University’s SMARTS program is a free community art school at the DeYor Performing Arts Center in downtown Youngstown.

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Ryder retained

Europeans rally through American collapse Associated Press MEDINAH, Ill Erasing some of their worst Ryder Cup memories, the Europeans wore the image of Seve Ballesteros on their sleeves and played their hearts out Sunday at Medinah to match the greatest comeback in history and head home with that precious gold trophy.

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Reconnect date nears for energy suppliers

By JAMISON COCKLIN jcocklin@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio,


Keselowski captures fourth win of season

Brad Keselowski had just enough fuel left to take the checkered flag Sunday at Dover International Speedway for his second victory in three weeks.

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Youngstown native making waves with youth in Florida

A teenaged boy walked slowly to the car after a recent football practice just outside of Sarasota, Fla. His mentor, Tim Frost, was waiting, ready to have a stern chat.

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Dogs, owners have their day at Pet Celebration in Warren

Two-year-old chihuahua Tinkerbell donned painted pink toenails, a floral print dress and a tiara for the Pet Celebration on Sunday at Christ Episcopal Church.

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Obama, Clinton to blame in Libya

Opinion: Obama, Clinton to blame in Libya What a tragedy, that four Americans, including our Ambassador


VIDEO GAME REVIEW

VIDEO GAME REVIEW ‘NHL 13’ GRADE: A- Details: For the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, $59.99 Most


Cops join fight against breast cancer

Staff report NEW MIDDLETOWN October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the occasion


‘Friends’ writer tries online series

Associated Press LOS ANGELES Writer-producer Marta Kauffman could rest on her “Friends” laurels.


A nation of takers?

Opinion: By Cathy Young Newsday Mitt Romney’s candid-camera comments, telling donors at a fundraiser that


Agenda Tuesday

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


COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Douglas M. Willrich II, 35, of 1046 Kenmore Ave. SE,


bridge

bridge Weekly Quiz Answers Q. Both vulnerable, as South, you hold: xQ 10 8 uK 7 6 v9 5 4 wK 10


J.K. Rowling’s new book ‘Casual Vacancy’ fails to conjure up more magic

‘The Casual Vacancy’ A novel by J.K. Rowling Publisher: Little, Brown (504 pages, $35) By


Debates should have substance

Opinion: WASHINGTON The spectacles we persist in dignifying as presidential “debates” — two-minute


Muslim nations in a bind

Opinion: After a week of anti-American violence in the Muslim world over a video that offends Islam,


Years Ago

Today is Monday, Oct. 1, the 275th day of 2012. There are 91 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


PREP FOOTBALL NEWS AND NOTES

FALCONS A SOARING SUCCESS There’s an old clich in sports which suggests offense sells tickets


Don’t blame all Libyans

Opinion: Don’t blame all Libyans Tiffin Advertiser-Tribune: It sometimes is difficult for us Americans to


Reds clinch home field for playoffs

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Johnny Cueto was disappointed he failed to become the Cincinnati


Borges: More carries for Toussaint is a priority

McClatchy Newspapers DETROIT Despite still waiting for a breakout game from his tailbacks,


Thousands in Paris protest austerity

Thousands in Paris protest austerity PARIS Thousands of demonstrators marched peacefully Sunday


Youngstown’s future linked to the future of latest technology

Editorial: Fifty years ago or so, it was not uncommon for international visitors to come to the Mahoning


madelyn p. hastings | the vindicator

madelyn p. hastings | the vindicator The Rev. Jeff Baker of Christ Episcopal Church in Warren


Indians romp Royals in outburst

Associated Press CLEVELAND Asdrubal Cabrera knew a fastball was coming. He hit it for a grand


Canadian union ratifies Chrysler contract

Associated Press TORONTO Canadian autoworkers at Chrysler ratified a new contract with the


oddly enough

oddly enough Peacock takes up residence near Michigan doctor’s office FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .66, 24.76 .28 Avalon


Ryan Woolweaver of Boardman enjoys a snack at Oktoberfestival.

Ryan Woolweaver of Boardman enjoys a snack at Oktoberfestival.


What’s the reason for high gas prices?

Opinion: By Steve Yetiv Los Angeles Times With average gas prices approaching $4 nationally and already


birthdays

birthdays Actress-singer Julie Andrews is 77. Actress Stella Stevens is 74. Saxophonist Jerry


THE VINDICATOR | NICK MAYS

THE VINDICATOR | NICK MAYS Jimmy Lipjanic, 5, of Boardman shows off a balloon animal from the


Newspaper: Sniper felt like ‘worst piece of scum’

Associated Press WASHINGTON Convicted D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo said in a newspaper interview


Toledo Zoo Aquarium to get $25M, 3-year makeover

Associated Press TOLEDO The Toledo Zoo Aquarium will get a $25 million, nearly three-year


‘Carmageddon II’ is success, mayor says

‘Carmageddon II’ is success, mayor says LOS ANGELES Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Sunday called


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


madelyn p. hastings | the vindicator

madelyn p. hastings | the vindicator CC, a chihuahua, takes a ride on Cheyanne, a farm horse from


Associated Press

Associated Press PITTSBURGH The Kremlin is watching, European nations are rebelling, and some


"Cherry Orchard" staged at YSU theater

Youngstown State University Theater will present Anton Chekhov’s comedy-drama “Cherry Orchard” for a two-weekend run beginning Thursday.


Alex Mazon, 11, of Youngstown, front, and Tanner Mackall of Austintown, adjust their display during

Alex Mazon, 11, of Youngstown, front, and Tanner Mackall of Austintown, adjust their display during


Despite fewer inmates, Ohio judges want more leeway

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS AP Legal Affairs Writer COLUMBUS A law that has helped Ohio reduce its


Fire safety event

Fire safety event BOARDMAN The Boardman Fire Department will have its annual Fire Safety Open


nick mays | the vindicator

nick mays | the vindicator Christopher Karg of Brookfield crafts a piece of pottery Sunday at the


Riding with … Dave Blaney

Riding with … Dave Blaney Sunday: The Hartford native finished 41st at Dover on Sunday. He earned


newsmakers

newsmakers ‘Hotel Transylvania’ logs $43M debut LOS ANGELES Adam Sandler’s monster mash-up


US troop deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000

Associated Press KABUL The killing of an American serviceman in an exchange of fire with allied


As the race stands, Obama is within reach of 2nd term

Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa Five weeks to Election Day, President Barack Obama is within


Shortage brings rise in price of helium

Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS Helium prices are rising faster than a runaway balloon, and tighter