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Pittsburgh Pirates' Jeff Karstens delivers a pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Friday, July 15, 2011, in Houston. Karstens pitched a complete game as the Pirates beat the Astros 4-0. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

Pittsburgh Pirates' Jeff Karstens delivers a pitch in the eighth ...

Pittsburgh Pirates' Jeff Karstens delivers a pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Friday, July 15, 2011, in Houston. Karstens pitched a complete game as the Pirates beat the ...


In this photo provided by Express Scripts, David Snow, CEO of Medco Health Solutions, left,  and George Paz, CEO of Express Scripts, shake hands Thursday July 21, 2011, after conclusion of negotiations to merge the two companies.  The new company will be known as Express Scripts with headquarters in St. Louis, Mo.  (AP Photo/Express Scripts, Karen Elshout)

In this photo provided by Express Scripts, David Snow, CEO ...

In this photo provided by Express Scripts, David Snow, CEO of Medco Health Solutions, left, and George Paz, CEO of Express Scripts, shake hands Thursday July 21, 2011, after conclusion of negotiations to merge the ...


William d Lewis the Vindicator  Ken Miller Trusteeof the Girard Historical Society, shows a Marine uniform on display at the Barnhisel House in Girard as part of military uniform exhibit.7-18-11.

William d Lewis the Vindicator Ken Miller Trusteeof the Girard ...

William d Lewis the Vindicator Ken Miller Trusteeof the Girard Historical Society, shows a Marine uniform on display at the Barnhisel House in Girard as part of military uniform exhibit.7-18-11.


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Fans wait behind a Twilight cutout while in line during Preview Night at the Comic-Con 2011 convention Wednesday, July 20, 2011, in San Diego.  Twilight fans have been waiting in line since Tuesday for the Twilight panel which will take place Thursday on the first day of Comic Con.   (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Fans wait behind a Twilight cutout while in line during ...

Fans wait behind a Twilight cutout while in line during Preview Night at the Comic-Con 2011 convention Wednesday, July 20, 2011, in San Diego. Twilight fans have been waiting in line since Tuesday for the ...


Cleveland Indians' Grady Sizemore (24) slides into second with a double in front of Baltimore Orioles second baseman Robert Andino (11) during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 17, 2011, in Baltimore. Sizemore left the game with an injury on the play. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Cleveland Indians' Grady Sizemore (24) slides into second with a ...

Cleveland Indians' Grady Sizemore (24) slides into second with a double in front of Baltimore Orioles second baseman Robert Andino (11) during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 17, 2011, in Baltimore. ...


Haylee Harford competes at Tam O’ Shanter Golf Course in Hermitage in the third and fi nal qualifying round for the inaugural Greatest Junior Golfer of the Valley tournament. Harford, a freshman at Warren JFK, shot a 76 to fi nish second in the girls’ division and secure one of the last eight spots in the championship round July 31 at Trumbull Country Club.

Haylee Harford competes at Tam O’ Shanter Golf Course in ...

Haylee Harford competes at Tam O’ Shanter Golf Course in Hermitage in the third and fi nal qualifying round for the inaugural Greatest Junior Golfer of the Valley tournament. Harford, a freshman at Warren JFK, ...


Some members of the Youngstown Rugby Club are, from left, Kaneesha Tensley, Jenni Nemes, Tiphanie Kalista, Katelyn Bowden, Tim’Aira Gandy, Jerica Napoleon, Becky Coyne, Liz Prelac and Mercela Jones.

Some members of the Youngstown Rugby Club are, from left, ...

Some members of the Youngstown Rugby Club are, from left, Kaneesha Tensley, Jenni Nemes, Tiphanie Kalista, Katelyn Bowden, Tim’Aira Gandy, Jerica Napoleon, Becky Coyne, Liz Prelac and Mercela Jones.


The Youngstown Rugby Club practices recently at Harrison Field. Jenni Nemes, second from left, runs with the ball, as Tim’Aira Gandy, left, Tiphanie Kalista, second from right, and Becky Coyne give chase.

The Youngstown Rugby Club practices recently at Harrison Field. Jenni ...

The Youngstown Rugby Club practices recently at Harrison Field. Jenni Nemes, second from left, runs with the ball, as Tim’Aira Gandy, left, Tiphanie Kalista, second from right, and Becky Coyne give chase.


William d Lewis the Vindicator  Childrens cutout books from WWII on display at the Barnhisel House in Girard as part of military uniform exhibit.7-18-11.

William d Lewis the Vindicator Childrens cutout books from WWII ...

William d Lewis the Vindicator Childrens cutout books from WWII on display at the Barnhisel House in Girard as part of military uniform exhibit.7-18-11.


Scrappers short stop #1 Tony Wolters tags out a sliding Kirk Singer #3 of State College while he was trying to steal second.

Scrappers short stop #1 Tony Wolters tags out a sliding ...

Scrappers short stop #1 Tony Wolters tags out a sliding Kirk Singer #3 of State College while he was trying to steal second.


Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita leaves the NFL Players Association, Wednesday, July 20, 2011, in Washington, as talks to end the NFL lockout continued. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita leaves the NFL Players Association, ...

Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita leaves the NFL Players Association, Wednesday, July 20, 2011, in Washington, as talks to end the NFL lockout continued. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)


RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR.Lucas Clarke plays during the Greatest Junior Golfer qualifier at Tam OÕ Shanter in Hermitage Thursday afternoon.

RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR.Lucas Clarke plays during the Greatest ...

RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR.Lucas Clarke plays during the Greatest Junior Golfer qualifier at Tam OÕ Shanter in Hermitage Thursday afternoon.


In this July 13, 2011 photo, Richard Smith poses for a photo with his dog Willie at his home in Vidor, Texas. Smith, who has multiple sclerosis and knee and ankle problems, once struggled to walk to his mailbox. Now, he walks three to four miles a day. He's dropped 40 pounds in two years, and his blood pressure and cholesterol have lowered.(AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

In this July 13, 2011 photo, Richard Smith poses for ...

In this July 13, 2011 photo, Richard Smith poses for a photo with his dog Willie at his home in Vidor, Texas. Smith, who has multiple sclerosis and knee and ankle problems, once struggled to ...


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Asbestos abatement is under way in a vacant six-unit apartment building at 212 Broadway on the north side of Wick Park, which is to become a home for homeless veterans. The Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority bought the structure for this use for $35,500 at a sheriff ’s sale.

Asbestos abatement is under way in a vacant six-unit apartment ...

Asbestos abatement is under way in a vacant six-unit apartment building at 212 Broadway on the north side of Wick Park, which is to become a home for homeless veterans. The Youngstown Metropolitan Housing Authority ...


Carley O’Neill, librarian of Girard Historical Society, holds the hat worn by Ruth E. Rulli (1908-2008) of Girard, who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, Boston Fighter Wing. Her uniform also is shown.

Carley O’Neill, librarian of Girard Historical Society, holds the hat ...

Carley O’Neill, librarian of Girard Historical Society, holds the hat worn by Ruth E. Rulli (1908-2008) of Girard, who served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, Boston Fighter Wing. Her uniform also is shown.


Michael Croft, 15, right, of Northern Ireland, moves lumber at the site of a Habitat for Humanity project at 1316 Dryden Ave. in Youngstown. Teens with the Mahoning Valley Ulster Project performed the community service Thursday.

Michael Croft, 15, right, of Northern Ireland, moves lumber at ...

Michael Croft, 15, right, of Northern Ireland, moves lumber at the site of a Habitat for Humanity project at 1316 Dryden Ave. in Youngstown. Teens with the Mahoning Valley Ulster Project performed the community service ...


Project counselors Gary Canning, 22, and Jen Fryer, 26, were at the site to help guide the teens through their tasks.

Project counselors Gary Canning, 22, and Jen Fryer, 26, were ...

Project counselors Gary Canning, 22, and Jen Fryer, 26, were at the site to help guide the teens through their tasks.


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JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR..Children from the Plaza View Apartments community cool off in water shot from the hose of Engine 12 of the Youngstown Fire Department. The firemen came out to teach the kids not to be afraid of the fire trucks they see on a daily basis. City Youth director Andrea Mahone runs summer activities for the children in the apartment complex, which is the only public housing in the city without a Youth Center. Mahone said the program, called "Increase the Peace," was implemented into the community to "make them respect and love the city of Youngstown."..-30-

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR..Children from the Plaza View ...

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR..Children from the Plaza View Apartments community cool off in water shot from the hose of Engine 12 of the Youngstown Fire Department. The firemen came out to teach the ...


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JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR..Firefighter Shaun Rosan from Engine 12 dresses up in his uniform and lets the kids touch him and talk to him. The firemen came out to teach the kids not to be afraid of the fire trucks and emergency personnel they see on a daily basis. ..-30-

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR..Firefighter Shaun Rosan from Engine ...

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR..Firefighter Shaun Rosan from Engine 12 dresses up in his uniform and lets the kids touch him and talk to him. The firemen came out to teach the kids not ...


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JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR..Edwin, 4, who was too shy to share his last name, stands soaked after playing in the water from the hose of Engine 12 of the Youngstown Fire Department. City Youth director Andrea Mahone runs summer activities for the children in the Plaza View Apartment complex, which is the only public housing in the city without a Youth Center. Mahone said the program, called "Increase the Peace," was implemented into the community to "make them respect and love the city of Youngstown."..-30-

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR..Edwin, 4, who was too ...

JESSICA M. KANALAS | THE VINDICATOR..Edwin, 4, who was too shy to share his last name, stands soaked after playing in the water from the hose of Engine 12 of the Youngstown Fire Department. City ...


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Andrew Kis and Debra Mayne

Andrew Kis and Debra Mayne

Andrew Kis and Debra Mayne


Mary C. Guzaski and Nicola Cutrone Jr.

Mary C. Guzaski and Nicola Cutrone Jr.

Mary C. Guzaski and Nicola Cutrone Jr.


Johnna F. Simon and Richard V. Matulja

Johnna F. Simon and Richard V. Matulja

Johnna F. Simon and Richard V. Matulja


Gregory J. Gustovich and Kristy L. Marapese

Gregory J. Gustovich and Kristy L. Marapese

Gregory J. Gustovich and Kristy L. Marapese