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Stories published April 28, 2003

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Inside * Cleveland Browns coach Butch Davis thinks he has the freedom to be choosy in this year's

MOTORSPORTS Racing at Sharon, Mercer to resume

Action at Mercer Raceway Park will be available on the Internet. HARTFORD -- Action at Sharon

NBA Phoenix's Amare Stoudemire is rookie of year

The now-20-year-old came into the league from high school. PHOENIX (AP) -- There will be an extra

CENE PARK Mooney's key hits turn back Ursuline

The Cardinals scored twice in the sixth inning for a 3-2 win. By BOB ROTH VINDICATOR


Celtics 101, Pacers 83 BOSTON -- Amid a flurry of flagrant and technical fouls, Boston defeated

Cene Park to host Parochial tourney

STRUTHERS -- Ursuline, Mooney and Warren JFK will be among the eight squads participating in this

SYD KRONISH / Stamps Women journalists continue tradition

The war in Iraq once again is witness to women journalists doing an outstanding reporting job on the

PGA Couples not overstating his start

Stuart Appleby's only bogey came on the 18th hole. HUMBLE, Texas (AP) -- Fred Couples has been

WARREN Imperial Motel finally being razed

Downtown business owners are glad to see the building's coming down. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR

GREENVILLE, PA. St. Paul Homes to build 192-bed health center

It's the largest expansion in the retirement community's history. GREENVILLE, Pa. -- A new health


SMOKE DETECTORS According to the National Safety Council, fire kills more than 2,900 people and

CODE BLUE Testimony

Statistics from testimony presented by Edward H. Dench Jr., M.D., president of the Pennsylvania

CARMELO ANTHONY Syracuse standout to take pro route

He's leaving just 17 days after leading the Orangemen to the national title. SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP)



CHAMPION Science teachers' wish for new labs is granted

One teacher reported a change in student attitudes. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

IN THE CUP Area holes in one

Dave Huffman of Salem aced the 166-yard, No. 3 hole at Salem Hills Country Club, using a 5-iron. He


AMERICAN LEAGUE BATTING GABRHPct. Blalock Tex18691529.420 Fullmer Ana18601125.417 BWilliams


THISTLEDOWN RESULTS THURSDAY 1st--a-Glencreek3.002.102.10 Turk's Sparkler (A.Clemente)2.602.40

BOXING Lewis fight set; Tyson wanted on undercard

The bout at the Staples Center is June 21. LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Lennox Lewis will fight for the

NEW CASTLE Parents can learn facts about Raves

The program is designed to be a wake-up call for parents. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE

OSU/NFL DRAFT Walk-on Groom could be selected

Michael Doss and Kenny Peterson could go as high as the first round. COLUMBUS (AP) -- Andy Groom

COLUMBUS Defense attorneys oppose motion for execution date

A convicted killer is not mentally retarded, the Trumbull County prosecutor says. By PEGGY

SIZING UP THE NFL DRAFT | Defensive linemen

A look at the NFL Draft by position, by Rick Gosselin of The Dallas Morning News: The top 15:

AWARDS Yo-Mah-O names member, executive of the year

The two were recognized at a banquet April 23. BOARDMAN -- Members of Yo-Mah-O Chapter,


YSU Softball CANFIELD -- Youngstown State tied a school record for the most wins in a season --

KATHY MITCHELL AND MARCY SUGAR | Annie's Mailbox They've had second thoughts about their prenup

Dear Annie: My husband asked me to sign a prenuptial agreement three weeks before our wedding. We


BASEBALL Mount Union 12, Malone 6 -- The Purple Raiders pounded out 15 hits. PAC Tournament

TRUMBULL COUNTY New group hopes to replace SWAT team

The sheriff's department had been forced by financial difficulties to lay off 47 deputies. By

PITTSBURGH Backups deliver for San Francisco

The Giants were also spurred on by the return of Barry Bonds. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Their bullpen was

EPSILON MU OMEGA Sorority to sponsor seminar

HOWLAND -- Epsilon Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority will present its annual seminar,

TRI-COUNTY SOFTBALL United stays close to league lead

The Eagles defeated Crestview 9-1. A showdown with Columbiana looms. By JOHN BUTERA VINDICATOR




MAHONING COUNTY Forum Health At Home offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays at 11 locations in

with Pearle Burlingame

with Pearle Burlingame Age: 59. Hometown: North Lima. Occupation: Organization director,

Grant St. bridge may reopen for pedestrians

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Grant Street bridge could be reopened to pedestrian traffic, but only if

School board allows district to borrow funds

By SHERRI L. SHAULIS VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF NILES -- Borrowing money from a local bank will

AFC NORTH Pittsburgh's needs are defined

Acquiring another defensive back is an urgency. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- An NFL team's needs at certain

Associated Press

Associated Press LAMPLIGHTERS: Four women journalists have been honored by the U.S. Postal Service

HUBBARD TOWNSHIP Poll: Voters oppose police merger

Of the 1,782 surveys sent out, 745 were returned. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

Forum holds spring flower show, awards horticulture scholarships

YOUNGSTOWN -- The Garden Forum of the Greater Youngstown Area held its spring flower show April 12

ROUNDUP Chaney sweeps Timken, now 13-2

Mike Conroy hit a game-winning grand slam for Niles. CANTON -- Strong pitching and 18 hits carried

SOFTBALL ROUNDUP Poland and Howland advance to title game of Myrtle Beach event

Boardman defeated Lakewood at the Wendy's Classic in Ashland. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. -- The Poland

Poll: Voters oppose police merger

Of the 1,782 surveys sent out, 745 were returned. By TIM YOVICH VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

'The Will Rogers Follies' is a tribute to the humorist and actor.

'The Will Rogers Follies' is a tribute to the humorist and actor. By TRACEY D'ASTOLFO

BOXING Whitaker beaten in Allentown

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Etianne Whitaker of Warren lost a unanimous 12-round decision to Orlando Rivera at


MONDAY IN LIFE & amp;WORK X Changing careers isn't always easy. Or quick. Some people need to

Making job changes in slow motion

Ever wish you could apply your remote-control features to the world around you? It would be so handy

Doctors plan to join protest

Part of the group plans to go to Harrisburg to lobby for legislative reform. By HAROLD GWIN

MAYOR Warren

Five candidates are running for the four-year seat in the Democratic primary: FREDERICK HARRIS

Demolition work finally begins on motel in downtown Warren

Demolition work finally begins on motel in downtown Warren

Geometric pattern adds interest to tuxedo

LOS ANGELES TIMES Tuxedoes may be classic affairs of white and black, but that doesn't mean they

Who gets to rebuild Iraq?

Opinion: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: So far, the U.S. government has awarded several contracts for work in

AKRON LeBron James expected to declare for draft

He would be ineligible to play in college because of his all-star participation. AKRON (AP) -- No

AROUND THE HORN | Thursday's other games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Royals 2, Twins 1 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Joe Randa hit a go-ahead double in the

OHIO STATE SPRING GAME Red squad has decided 'star' advantage

Maurice Clarett is the Gray's best player and he's sitting out. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Maurice

YSU WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Hauger-Grzesk has insider's perspective

The final candidate interview is today with Ball State assistant Tisha Hill. By PETE MOLLICA


NBA PLAYOFFS Wednesday, April 23 Philadelphia 90, New Orleans 85, Philadelphia leads series 2-0

BROWNS Davis has luxury of being choosy

Cleveland owns the 21st pick in the first round of the NFL draft. BEREA (AP) -- Butch Davis thinks

SHARON Mayor, city council tangle over snow removal funds

The mayor said council's comments bordered on accusing him of criminal activity. By HAROLD GWIN

LAKE BUENA VISTA Resort caters to military families

Servicemen and their families get great vacations at reduced rates. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) --