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Libyan rebels chant slogans, flash "V" signs and wave  guns during a welcome reception for fellow injured Libyans on board the Turkish ship Ankara, carrying 250 wounded from Misrata, as it enters the port of Benghazi, Libya Sunday, April 3, 2011. Libyan rebels want to install a parliamentary democracy in place of longtime ruler Moammar Gadhafi, one of their top leaders said Sunday, dismissing Western fears that their movement could be hijacked by Islamic extremists. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)

Libyan rebels chant slogans, flash "V" signs and wave guns ...

Libyan rebels chant slogans, flash "V" signs and wave guns during a welcome reception for fellow injured Libyans on board the Turkish ship Ankara, carrying 250 wounded from Misrata, as it enters the port of ...


From left, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley, of Lady Antebellum, accept the award for album of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2011.

From left, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley, of ...

From left, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley, of Lady Antebellum, accept the award for album of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April ...


Miranda Lambert presents the award for album of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Miranda Lambert presents the award for album of the year ...

Miranda Lambert presents the award for album of the year at the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2011.


A student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University uses an iPad application that teaches math.

A student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown ...

A student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University uses an iPad application that teaches math.


Shelvin Mack of Butler, right, celebrates during second-half action against Virginia Commonwealth in an NCAA Final Four semifinal at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011. Butler beat VCU, 70-62.

Shelvin Mack of Butler, right, celebrates during second-half action against ...

Shelvin Mack of Butler, right, celebrates during second-half action against Virginia Commonwealth in an NCAA Final Four semifinal at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011. Butler beat VCU, 70-62.


A member of the National Transportation and Safety Board investigating the emergency landing of Southwest Airlines flight 812 cuts away a portion of the planes fuselage on Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz.  Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the frame of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 that made an emergency landing at an Arizona military base after a hole was torn from the passenger cabin. No one was seriously injured Friday as the aircraft carrying 118 people rapidly lost cabin pressure and made a controlled descent from 34,500 feet, landing safely near Yuma, Ariz., 150 miles southwest of Phoenix.

A member of the National Transportation and Safety Board investigating ...

A member of the National Transportation and Safety Board investigating the emergency landing of Southwest Airlines flight 812 cuts away a portion of the planes fuselage on Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Federal ...


Chris Blair, a student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, uses an iPad. The devices help children with the disorder with language and other skills.

Chris Blair, a student at the Rich Center for Autism ...

Chris Blair, a student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, uses an iPad. The devices help children with the disorder with language and other skills.


Butler's Andrew Smith shoots as Virginia Commonwealth's Jamie Skeen defends during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Saturday, April 2, 2011, in Houston.

Butler's Andrew Smith shoots as Virginia Commonwealth's Jamie Skeen defends ...

Butler's Andrew Smith shoots as Virginia Commonwealth's Jamie Skeen defends during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Saturday, April 2, 2011, in Houston.


Jefferson Payne

Jefferson Payne

Jefferson Payne


Chris Hood, a long-time employee at Kay Lanes in Girard, aims for the pins at the bowling alley which is closing. Hood started bowling there as a 7-year-old boy.

Chris Hood, a long-time employee at Kay Lanes in Girard, ...

Chris Hood, a long-time employee at Kay Lanes in Girard, aims for the pins at the bowling alley which is closing. Hood started bowling there as a 7-year-old boy.


Abby Kelly, 11 (in red), and Sam Kelly, 7 (in blue), visit with a baby duckling at the annual Animal Baby Shower at the MetroParks Farm in Canfield on Sunday afternoon.

Abby Kelly, 11 (in red), and Sam Kelly, 7 (in ...

Abby Kelly, 11 (in red), and Sam Kelly, 7 (in blue), visit with a baby duckling at the annual Animal Baby Shower at the MetroParks Farm in Canfield on Sunday afternoon.


Kevin Harvick. front, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Kevin Harvick. front, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup ...

Kevin Harvick. front, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va., Sunday, April 3, 2011.


Youngstown State tight end Nate Adams (42) tries to elude strong safety Gannon Hulea (16) during the Penguins’ fi rst spring scrimmage Saturday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.

Youngstown State tight end Nate Adams (42) tries to elude ...

Youngstown State tight end Nate Adams (42) tries to elude strong safety Gannon Hulea (16) during the Penguins’ fi rst spring scrimmage Saturday at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.


Curtis Bevly, a student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, uses an iPad while Brendan Considine, classroom supervisor at the center, watches. The center bought the devices using a federal grant. Officials say that because of their use of visual elements and their immediacy, iPads work well for children with autism.

Curtis Bevly, a student at the Rich Center for Autism ...

Curtis Bevly, a student at the Rich Center for Autism at Youngstown State University, uses an iPad while Brendan Considine, classroom supervisor at the center, watches. The center bought the devices using a federal grant. ...


Greek youths gather at the Warren Amphitheater on Sunday to listen to members of the Greek community of Warren give speeches. The event, which also included a parade, took place in recognition of Greek Independence Day.

Greek youths gather at the Warren Amphitheater on Sunday to ...

Greek youths gather at the Warren Amphitheater on Sunday to listen to members of the Greek community of Warren give speeches. The event, which also included a parade, took place in recognition of Greek Independence ...


Chris Hood enjoys some bowling at Kay Lanes in Girard.

Chris Hood enjoys some bowling at Kay Lanes in Girard.

Chris Hood enjoys some bowling at Kay Lanes in Girard.


Kemba Walker, left, and Charles Okwandu of Connecticut celebrate a 56-55 victory over Kentucky in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.

Kemba Walker, left, and Charles Okwandu of Connecticut celebrate a ...

Kemba Walker, left, and Charles Okwandu of Connecticut celebrate a 56-55 victory over Kentucky in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.


National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt updates the media during a news conference on Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz.  Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the frame of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 that made an emergency landing at an Arizona military base after a hole was torn from the passenger cabin. No one was seriously injured Friday as the aircraft carrying 118 people rapidly lost cabin pressure and made a controlled descent from 34,500 feet, landing safely near Yuma, Ariz., 150 miles southwest of Phoenix.

National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt updates the media ...

National Transportation Safety Board member Robert Sumwalt updates the media during a news conference on Sunday, April 3, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the ...


Kay Lanes in Girard is closing.

Kay Lanes in Girard is closing.

Kay Lanes in Girard is closing.


In this April 1, 2011, file photo House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss GOP efforts to create jobs and cut spending. The dilemma facing Boehner to pass a fast-approaching spending compromise and avert a government shutdown is to get the overwhelming majority of votes to come from fellow Republicans, even if dozens of easily attainable Democratic votes could help carry the budget bill to victory.

In this April 1, 2011, file photo House Speaker John ...

In this April 1, 2011, file photo House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington to discuss GOP efforts to create jobs and cut spending. The dilemma ...


Shoes that likely have been worn by thousands of feet line shelves at Kay Lanes bowling alley in Girard. The long-time business is closing after several years of struggle in a sluggish economy.

Shoes that likely have been worn by thousands of feet ...

Shoes that likely have been worn by thousands of feet line shelves at Kay Lanes bowling alley in Girard. The long-time business is closing after several years of struggle in a sluggish economy.


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“14 May 1968” by Peter Soulages.

“14 May 1968” by Peter Soulages.

“14 May 1968” by Peter Soulages.


Cleveland Indians' Travis Buck slides home on a sacrifice fly by teammate Michael Brantley in the eighth inning in a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Sunday, April 3, 2011, in Cleveland. The Indians won 7-1.

Cleveland Indians' Travis Buck slides home on a sacrifice fly ...

Cleveland Indians' Travis Buck slides home on a sacrifice fly by teammate Michael Brantley in the eighth inning in a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Sunday, April 3, 2011, in Cleveland. The Indians ...


Staff cheer one of the first customers to enter the Apple store as the European launch of the iPad 2 went on sale in Madrid Friday, March 25, 2011. The iPad 2 is the updated version of Apple Inc.'s iPad tablet computer.

Staff cheer one of the first customers to enter the ...

Staff cheer one of the first customers to enter the Apple store as the European launch of the iPad 2 went on sale in Madrid Friday, March 25, 2011. The iPad 2 is the updated ...


The county has 1,735 employees and 17 labor contracts. Of the 17 bargaining units, six are now engaged in negotiations.

The county has 1,735 employees and 17 labor contracts. Of ...

The county has 1,735 employees and 17 labor contracts. Of the 17 bargaining units, six are now engaged in negotiations.


Michael Capito, right, gives a presentation on the benefits of using an iPad in business to Nick Liakaris, left, and Bill Axiotis, both of Warren and owners of The Mocha House.

Michael Capito, right, gives a presentation on the benefits of ...

Michael Capito, right, gives a presentation on the benefits of using an iPad in business to Nick Liakaris, left, and Bill Axiotis, both of Warren and owners of The Mocha House.


Butler's Shawn Vanzant (2) drives to the basket over Virginia Commonwealth's Brandon Rozzell during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2011, in Houston.

Butler's Shawn Vanzant (2) drives to the basket over Virginia ...

Butler's Shawn Vanzant (2) drives to the basket over Virginia Commonwealth's Brandon Rozzell during the first half of a men's NCAA Final Four semifinal college basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2011, in Houston.


Connecticut guard Kemba Walker (15) goes up against Kentucky forward Josh Harrellson (55) during first-half action in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.

Connecticut guard Kemba Walker (15) goes up against Kentucky forward ...

Connecticut guard Kemba Walker (15) goes up against Kentucky forward Josh Harrellson (55) during first-half action in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.


A Libyan rebel walks past the charred remains of the vehicles, belonging to the Libyan rebels, which were allegedly targeted killed in NATO coalition airstrike overnight at the front line near Brega, Libya, Saturday, April 2, 2011. NATO said on Saturday that it was investigating Libyan rebel reports that a coalition warplane had struck a rebel position that was firing into the air near the eastern front line of the battle with Gadhafi's forces.

A Libyan rebel walks past the charred remains of the ...

A Libyan rebel walks past the charred remains of the vehicles, belonging to the Libyan rebels, which were allegedly targeted killed in NATO coalition airstrike overnight at the front line near Brega, Libya, Saturday, April ...


Bob McGowan of Youngstown, a member of the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown, builds a tiered strawberry planter with community gardeners from St. Patrick Church on Saturday afternoon at Emch Spring Service in Youngstown.

Bob McGowan of Youngstown, a member of the Men’s Garden ...

Bob McGowan of Youngstown, a member of the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown, builds a tiered strawberry planter with community gardeners from St. Patrick Church on Saturday afternoon at Emch Spring Service in Youngstown.


Butler guard Shelvin Mack (1) battles Virginia Commonwealth guard Bradford Burgess (20) during the second half of an NCAA Final Four semifinal at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.

Butler guard Shelvin Mack (1) battles Virginia Commonwealth guard Bradford ...

Butler guard Shelvin Mack (1) battles Virginia Commonwealth guard Bradford Burgess (20) during the second half of an NCAA Final Four semifinal at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.


Devante Gilmore

Devante Gilmore

Devante Gilmore


Warren Councilman Al Novak stands in front of his home on Bonnie Brae Avenue Northeast, the house he grew up in and where he has raised his family. He’s been a Warren councilman for 20 years and is finance-committee chairman for a city council with a $26 million general-fund budget. But he earns just more than $20,000 per year stocking shelves at Giant Eagle.

Warren Councilman Al Novak stands in front of his home ...

Warren Councilman Al Novak stands in front of his home on Bonnie Brae Avenue Northeast, the house he grew up in and where he has raised his family. He’s been a Warren councilman for 20 ...


Canfield Trustee Tony Bettile

Canfield Trustee Tony Bettile

Canfield Trustee Tony Bettile


Lori Henninger of Austintown plays with a puppy available for adoption through Angels for Animals, an organization that finds homes for animals and provides spaying and neutering services. Angels is one of the participants at the Northeast Ohio Pet Expo Show and Sale which continues today at the Eastwood Expo Center in Niles.

Lori Henninger of Austintown plays with a puppy available for ...

Lori Henninger of Austintown plays with a puppy available for adoption through Angels for Animals, an organization that finds homes for animals and provides spaying and neutering services. Angels is one of the participants at ...


The Party Pantry at Canfield Road and Glenwood Avenue in Youngstown closed after voters in 2009 chose to prohibit beer, wine and mixed beverages to be sold at the store.

The Party Pantry at Canfield Road and Glenwood Avenue in ...

The Party Pantry at Canfield Road and Glenwood Avenue in Youngstown closed after voters in 2009 chose to prohibit beer, wine and mixed beverages to be sold at the store.


Youngstown State’s Kevin Watts runs back a kick during Saturday’s scrimmage at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.

Youngstown State’s Kevin Watts runs back a kick during Saturday’s ...

Youngstown State’s Kevin Watts runs back a kick during Saturday’s scrimmage at YSU’s Stambaugh Stadium.


Kejuan Kelly of Campbell Memorial High School compete in the shot put during the Joe Lane Invitational track and field event Saturday  at Mineral Ridge High School. McDonald boys finished first with 126 points, and 
Mineral Ridge was second with 94.

Kejuan Kelly of Campbell Memorial High School compete in the ...

Kejuan Kelly of Campbell Memorial High School compete in the shot put during the Joe Lane Invitational track and field event Saturday at Mineral Ridge High School. McDonald boys finished first with 126 points, and ...


Dr. Cesar Augustine answer questions about health care practices during the Minority Physicians Conference at the Youngstown Country Club Saturday morning.

Dr. Cesar Augustine answer questions about health care practices during ...

Dr. Cesar Augustine answer questions about health care practices during the Minority Physicians Conference at the Youngstown Country Club Saturday morning.


Dr. James Toliver speaks with the people in attendance during Saturday morning's Minority Physicians Conference at the Youngstown Country Club.

Dr. James Toliver speaks with the people in attendance during ...

Dr. James Toliver speaks with the people in attendance during Saturday morning's Minority Physicians Conference at the Youngstown Country Club.


A new energy-efficient and computer-operated sign recently was installed at Liberty Township Administration Building, 1315 Church Hill-Hubbard Road. Standing by the new sign, from left, are June Smallwood, director of parks and special projects; Jodi Stoyak, trustee; and Pat Ungaro, township administrator. The sign was funded by a grant from Northeast Ohio Public Energy Council. Smallwood wrote the grant.

A new energy-efficient and computer-operated sign recently was installed at ...

A new energy-efficient and computer-operated sign recently was installed at Liberty Township Administration Building, 1315 Church Hill-Hubbard Road. Standing by the new sign, from left, are June Smallwood, director of parks and special projects; Jodi ...


In this photo provided by passenger Christine Ziegler, shows an apparent hole in the cabin on a Southwest Airlines aircraft Friday, April 1, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Authorities say the flight from Phoenix to Sacramento, Calif., was diverted to Yuma due to rapid decompression in the plane.  FAA spokesman Ian Gregor says the cause of the decompression isn't immediately known. But passengers aboard the plane say there was a hole in the cabin and that forced an emergency landing.

In this photo provided by passenger Christine Ziegler, shows an ...

In this photo provided by passenger Christine Ziegler, shows an apparent hole in the cabin on a Southwest Airlines aircraft Friday, April 1, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Authorities say the flight from Phoenix to Sacramento, ...


Kentucky's Brandon Knight battles past Connecticut defender Kemba Walker during the first half in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.

Kentucky's Brandon Knight battles past Connecticut defender Kemba Walker during ...

Kentucky's Brandon Knight battles past Connecticut defender Kemba Walker during the first half in the men's NCAA Final Four semifinals at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas, Saturday, April 2, 2011.


Tony Paglia, vice president of government affairs for the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.

Tony Paglia, vice president of government affairs for the Youngstown/Warren ...

Tony Paglia, vice president of government affairs for the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber.


In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 picture, Charlie Sheen poses backstage at the 2008 ALMA Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Sheen's spokesman says the actor's two young daughters are doing fine after a Mercedes-Benz sports utility vehicle they were riding in collided with a sedan on Pacific Coast Highway on Friday, Dec. 12, 2008, sparking a multi-vehicle crash that sent one person to the hospital.

In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 picture, Charlie Sheen poses ...

In this Sunday, Aug. 17, 2008 picture, Charlie Sheen poses backstage at the 2008 ALMA Awards in Pasadena, Calif. Sheen's spokesman says the actor's two young daughters are doing fine after a Mercedes-Benz sports utility ...