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FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Operating Officer Hank Krakowski poses in the cockpit of an FAA jet in a hangar at Washington's Reagan National Airport. Krakowski, the official who oversees the nation's air traffic system resigned Thursday and the FAA began a "top to bottom" review of the entire system following disclosures of four instances of air traffic controllers sleeping on the job.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo, Federal ...

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2008 file photo, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Chief Operating Officer Hank Krakowski poses in the cockpit of an FAA jet in a hangar at Washington's Reagan National Airport. Krakowski, ...


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Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Antawn Jamison (4) sits in front of the scorer's tables waiting to be subbed in during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas,  Monday, Feb. 7, 2011.  (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Antawn Jamison (4) sits in front ...

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Antawn Jamison (4) sits in front of the scorer's tables waiting to be subbed in during the first half of the NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks in Dallas, Monday, ...


ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..NEWTON FALLS Ñ  Falls twistee treats - Broad Street in Newton Falls - General Manager Danielle Zimonra..-30-

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..NEWTON FALLS Ñ Falls twistee ...

ROBERT K. YOSAY | THE VINDICATOR..NEWTON FALLS Ñ Falls twistee treats - Broad Street in Newton Falls - General Manager Danielle Zimonra..-30-


Oscar Aslam, 14, of Austintown snaps a photo of himself with TV talk-show host and former Cincinnati Mayor Jerry Springer during the Mahoning County Dem-ocratic Party Hall of Fame dinner at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman on Thursday. Springer was the guest speaker.

Oscar Aslam, 14, of Austintown snaps a photo of himself ...

Oscar Aslam, 14, of Austintown snaps a photo of himself with TV talk-show host and former Cincinnati Mayor Jerry Springer during the Mahoning County Dem-ocratic Party Hall of Fame dinner at Mr. Anthony’s in Boardman ...


Students and chaperons at Canfield Village Middle School recently returned from the district’s annual trip to Washington, D.C. Visiting the nation’s capital this year were, from left, eighth-graders Nick Annichenni, Carson Kesner and Emma Kilbreath. Teachers Dianna Liggitt and Ken Reel are regular attendees on the trip.

Students and chaperons at Canfield Village Middle School recently returned ...

Students and chaperons at Canfield Village Middle School recently returned from the district’s annual trip to Washington, D.C. Visiting the nation’s capital this year were, from left, eighth-graders Nick Annichenni, Carson Kesner and Emma Kilbreath. ...


Howland baserunner Tori McCormick (16) flips the ball to Poland’s second baseman Erin Gabriel (22) during their All-American Conference Red Tier showdown Thursday afternoon at Lewis Field in Howland Township Park. Tied until the fifth inning, the Bulldogs began a rally when Gabriel hit the first of her two home runs to put Poland ahead 4-3.The Bulldogs, who added five more runs inthe sixth on another homer by Gabriel and an RBI single by Adriana Sikora, would go on to defeat the Tigers, 10-4.

Howland baserunner Tori McCormick (16) flips the ball to Poland’s ...

Howland baserunner Tori McCormick (16) flips the ball to Poland’s second baseman Erin Gabriel (22) during their All-American Conference Red Tier showdown Thursday afternoon at Lewis Field in Howland Township Park. Tied until the fifth ...


Youngstown State defensive tackle D.J. Moss (98) blocks during a recent spring practice at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.

Youngstown State defensive tackle D.J. Moss (98) blocks during a ...

Youngstown State defensive tackle D.J. Moss (98) blocks during a recent spring practice at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.


Ron Williams of SMCI Construction checks and marks the upper deck of the M2 Lincoln Avenue parking deck at Youngstown State University. The places being marked will be dug up and replaced. The deck will close Monday through Aug. 29 for repairs.

Ron Williams of SMCI Construction checks and marks the upper ...

Ron Williams of SMCI Construction checks and marks the upper deck of the M2 Lincoln Avenue parking deck at Youngstown State University. The places being marked will be dug up and replaced. The deck will ...


An American bulldog that was shot in Brookfield Township sometime over the weekend undergoes surgery at a local veterinarian’s. The dog suffered gunshot pellet wounds to its face, but was recovering fine after Wednesday’s surgery. Police and a county humane agent are investigating.

An American bulldog that was shot in Brookfield Township sometime ...

An American bulldog that was shot in Brookfield Township sometime over the weekend undergoes surgery at a local veterinarian’s. The dog suffered gunshot pellet wounds to its face, but was recovering fine after Wednesday’s surgery. ...


The way to go: The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, 545 Brunstetter Rd. SW, Warren, has chosen “Simply Elegant” as theme for its 27th annual fashion show to be presented at 1 p.m. May 1 at Tiffany’s Banquet Center, 601 Bedford Road, Brookfield. In keeping with the theme, John Summer of Hubbard sports the formal attire he will wear when he walks down the runway at the event with Lanka, a dog belonging to Edna Hanley of Hubbard. Tickets are $35 each. Reservations are not required but are suggested and can be made by calling Jan Solomon at the welfare league, 330-394-3512.

The way to go: The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull ...

The way to go: The Animal Welfare League of Trumbull County, 545 Brunstetter Rd. SW, Warren, has chosen “Simply Elegant” as theme for its 27th annual fashion show to be presented at 1 p.m. May ...


Los Angeles Angels' Vernon Wells (10) scores on a sacrifice by teammate Jeff Mathis to win a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in the 12th inning in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, April 13, 2011. The Angels won 4-3. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Los Angeles Angels' Vernon Wells (10) scores on a sacrifice ...

Los Angeles Angels' Vernon Wells (10) scores on a sacrifice by teammate Jeff Mathis to win a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians in the 12th inning in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, April 13, 2011. The ...


Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt throws to first after forcing out Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez (24) on the front half of a double play Ryan Doumit hit into in the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Pittsburgh. The Brewers won 6-0. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt throws to first after forcing ...

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt throws to first after forcing out Pittsburgh Pirates' Pedro Alvarez (24) on the front half of a double play Ryan Doumit hit into in the seventh inning of a baseball ...


Barry Bonds, left, and his attorney Allen Ruby face the media outside a federal court building Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in San Francisco. The former baseball player was convicted of one count of obstruction of justice. The jury failed to reach a verdict on the three counts at the heart of allegations that he knowingly used steroids and human growth hormone and lied to a grand jury about it. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

Barry Bonds, left, and his attorney Allen Ruby face the ...

Barry Bonds, left, and his attorney Allen Ruby face the media outside a federal court building Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in San Francisco. The former baseball player was convicted of one count of obstruction of ...