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by Todd Franko   | 340 entries

Todd Franko is editor of The Vindicator. He likes emails about stories and our newspaper. Email him at You can also read his weekly Sunday columns.

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"The novelty of Youngstown gambling"

At one point in the chat, we all discussed Youngstown's history of gambling and if that is good or bad for their business.

Greatest Golfer scholarships available

Greatest Golfer of the Valley junior competition is four events in with two to go before the championship.

Some profs' thoughts after Tressel's big day

So with the most intriguing of the three YSU president interviews in the rear mirror, I reached out to some of the most invested crowd of judges Monday for Jim Tressel — the YSU professors.

"Today, I resubscribed to The Vindy"

It was not a smart move, so today I resubscribed.

The economics of speeding?

I wrote a story about my experiences stuck on the Ohio Turnpike, and the belief that there is a better way to handle some 2,000 stranded people.

Memo to Mahoning judges: Get outsider for Dellick case

When Sheriff Green had an issue with a deputy that needed to be investigated, he did not flinch: Outsiders need to probe this.

"A uniquely American journey"

Here's park ranger Bill Hewitt at Gettysburg National Cemetery

When The Vindy sets the agenda

When The Vindy sets the agenda

Steelworker's resolve shows this weekend

A chance encounter gave Carl Jacobson an idea.

This is why I love my job

There are lots of great things about my job.