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Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzk shoots over Miami Heat's Joel Anthony (50) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA Finals basketball game Tuesday, June 7, 2011, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzk shoots over Miami Heat's Joel Anthony ...

Dallas Mavericks' Dirk Nowitzk shoots over Miami Heat's Joel Anthony (50) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA Finals basketball game Tuesday, June 7, 2011, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)


Minnesota Twins shortstop Alexi Casilla throws to first base after getting Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera out at second base in the first inning in a baseball game, Tuesday, June 7, 2011, in Cleveland. Carlos Santana was out at first base for the double play. The Indians won 1-0. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Minnesota Twins shortstop Alexi Casilla throws to first base after ...

Minnesota Twins shortstop Alexi Casilla throws to first base after getting Cleveland Indians' Asdrubal Cabrera out at second base in the first inning in a baseball game, Tuesday, June 7, 2011, in Cleveland. Carlos Santana ...


General Motors CEO Dan Akerson addresses the media before the company's shareholders meeting in Detroit, Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Akerson said he's concerned about the U.S. government's high deficit and what he called a jobless economic recovery. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson addresses the media before the ...

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson addresses the media before the company's shareholders meeting in Detroit, Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Akerson said he's concerned about the U.S. government's high deficit and what he called a jobless ...


Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) shoots over Dallas Mavericks' Shawn Marion (0) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA Finals basketball game Tuesday, June 7, 2011, in Dallas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) shoots over Dallas Mavericks' Shawn ...

Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) shoots over Dallas Mavericks' Shawn Marion (0) during the first half of Game 4 of the NBA Finals basketball game Tuesday, June 7, 2011, in Dallas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)


Dionte Robinson

Dionte Robinson

Dionte Robinson


On Tuesday, Austintown Fitch graduate Steven Gruver was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the seventh round of the MLB draft.

On Tuesday, Austintown Fitch graduate Steven Gruver was drafted by ...

On Tuesday, Austintown Fitch graduate Steven Gruver was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the seventh round of the MLB draft.


Kim Best, a volunteer with For the Dogs Animal Rescue, visits Halo. The young shepherd mix was hit by a car and ended up in the Mahoning County Dog Pound with severe injuries. For the Dogs got treatment for her at a local veterinarian’s office.

Kim Best, a volunteer with For the Dogs Animal Rescue, ...

Kim Best, a volunteer with For the Dogs Animal Rescue, visits Halo. The young shepherd mix was hit by a car and ended up in the Mahoning County Dog Pound with severe injuries. For the ...


Poland Village police need help identifying this woman who they suspect stole another woman’s debit card and used it to purchase more than $250 worth of merchandise at local stores. The woman, pictured here at the Perfume Collection kiosk at Southern Park Mall, was seen driving away in a silver, four-door Chevrolet Impala.

Poland Village police need help identifying this woman who they ...

Poland Village police need help identifying this woman who they suspect stole another woman’s debit card and used it to purchase more than $250 worth of merchandise at local stores. The woman, pictured here at ...


Halo is given medical attention. She was treated the night of May 31 after being hit by a car about 24 hours earlier.

Halo is given medical attention. She was treated the night ...

Halo is given medical attention. She was treated the night of May 31 after being hit by a car about 24 hours earlier.


Valedictorian Kaleb Karkow addresses his classmates.

Valedictorian Kaleb Karkow addresses his classmates.

Valedictorian Kaleb Karkow addresses his classmates.


Warren G. Harding High School senior Mariah Brown waits along with her Class of 2011 classmates as they file into the high school gymnasium for commencement exercises Tuesday evening.

Warren G. Harding High School senior Mariah Brown waits along ...

Warren G. Harding High School senior Mariah Brown waits along with her Class of 2011 classmates as they file into the high school gymnasium for commencement exercises Tuesday evening.


Akron center fielder Drew Turocy is set to swing during a recent game. The 2007 graduate of Canfield High was selected by the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday in the MLB Draft.

Akron center fielder Drew Turocy is set to swing during ...

Akron center fielder Drew Turocy is set to swing during a recent game. The 2007 graduate of Canfield High was selected by the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday in the MLB Draft.


Billie Mohr

Billie Mohr

Billie Mohr


The Love Lounge’s manager wants to rename the downtown bar Xclusive. Mayor Jay Williams is concerned about the new name, saying the “X” would be inappropriate next to the children’s center.

The Love Lounge’s manager wants to rename the downtown bar ...

The Love Lounge’s manager wants to rename the downtown bar Xclusive. Mayor Jay Williams is concerned about the new name, saying the “X” would be inappropriate next to the children’s center.


Judge Maureen Sweeney

Judge Maureen Sweeney

Judge Maureen Sweeney


Sharing the knowledge: Elaine Bozick, a past president of the Rotary Club of Austintown, at left, spoke to the club recently about being Ohio team leader for a Group Study Exchange. In the most recent GSE program, young businesspeople and professionals traveled to the Philippines to visit vocational exchange partners, Rotary International District 3820 in the region southeast of Luzon. The program is directed by the Rotary Foundation, whose mission is to enable Rotarians to advance global understanding, good will and peace. At right is Susan Leetch, president of the Austintown Rotary.

Sharing the knowledge: Elaine Bozick, a past president of the ...

Sharing the knowledge: Elaine Bozick, a past president of the Rotary Club of Austintown, at left, spoke to the club recently about being Ohio team leader for a Group Study Exchange. In the most recent ...


Shriners are there for children: Members of the Youngstown Shrine Club received thanks from the Blakeman family, of Boardman, for its donation of a state-of-the-art neuromuscular stimulator to help young Rio Blakeman walk more normally and have a good experience in school. Rio has a range of motion disability and needs the stimulator, a new technology that most insurances do not yet cover. From left to right are Steve Withers, on the Board of Governors of Shriners Hospital for Children, in Erie; Julie Blakeman, Dan Blakeman, Rio, Jay Jones, president of the Youngstown Shrine Club; and John Miller, director of children services for the Youngstown club. The Youngstown Shrine Club supports both the Erie hospital and the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital for burns. The Youngstown Shrine Club provides financial support and free transportation for children and their families to all 22 Shrine hospitals.

Shriners are there for children: Members of the Youngstown Shrine ...

Shriners are there for children: Members of the Youngstown Shrine Club received thanks from the Blakeman family, of Boardman, for its donation of a state-of-the-art neuromuscular stimulator to help young Rio Blakeman walk more normally ...


In this photo released by the New York Racing Association, Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is shown in his stall, Sunday, June 5, 2011 in Elmont, N.Y. Animal Kingdon is set to face Preakness winner Shackleford in Saturday's Belmont Stakes. (AP Photo/NYRA, Adam Coglianese)

In this photo released by the New York Racing Association, ...

In this photo released by the New York Racing Association, Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is shown in his stall, Sunday, June 5, 2011 in Elmont, N.Y. Animal Kingdon is set to face Preakness winner ...


In this May 7, 2011 file photo, John Velazquez, left, rides Animal Kingdom, to victory during the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The anticipation of a Triple Crown try was building as Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom was closing in on Shackleford in the final yards of the Preakness Stakes. The colt's gallant bid, however, came up short - by a mere half length. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

In this May 7, 2011 file photo, John Velazquez, left, ...

In this May 7, 2011 file photo, John Velazquez, left, rides Animal Kingdom, to victory during the 137th Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. The anticipation of a Triple Crown try ...