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'Givebacks' still not in YSU's vocabulary

Opinion: Doomsday scenarios are being discussed in whispers at Youngstown State University as the Ohio

ATLANTIC, PA. 8-year-old girl from near Pittsburgh gobbles up honors as a turkey caller

She started at age 5 and has won the Ohio women's state championship twice. ATLANTIC, Pa. (AP) --

YOUNGSTOWN Police have suspect in woman's death

YOUNGSTOWN -- Police say they have a suspect in a Friday night shooting that claimed a woman's life

COMPUTER INDUSTRY Will Apple's online music service take a bite out of competition?

The company tried to keep details of its service secret. LOS ANGELES TIMES Apple Computer was to

BAGHDAD, IRAQ Official says two killed, 14 wounded as U.S. troops open fire on protesters

The defense secretary said some countries are no longer taking in Iraqi fugitives. BAGHDAD, Iraq

NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP Reds beat Padres in the 10th, 7-6, on bases loaded walk

Cincinnati moved out of a tie with Arizona for the worst record in the NL. ASSOCIATED PRESS

KENTUCKY DERBY Bobby Frankel's colt to be favorite

Empire Maker won the Florida Derby by a record 93/4 lengths. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- On a sunny


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WAL-MART LAWSUIT Women's brief details discrimination

Lawyers are seeking a suit to cover more than 1.5 million workers. LOS ANGELES TIMES Female

GIRLS TRACK Liberty is going for all the marbles

The Leopards placed fourth in the state track meet last year -- only 3 1/2 points out of first


REGION Consumers Ohio plans to build pumping station STRUTHERS -- Consumers Ohio Water Co. will

FARRELL Fund-raiser to help the family of eighth-grader with leukemia

Correct treatment was delayed by a misdiagnosis. FARRELL, Pa. -- The family of an eighth-grader at

YSU CAREER WORKSHOP Female role models: You can do it

The high school students were told to stick to their goals. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

First Round

First Round 1. Cincinnati, Carson Palmer, qb, Southern Cal. 2. Detroit, Charles Rogers, wr,


NORTHFIELD RESULTS SATURDAY 1st--Ty Is A Leader6.803.002.60 Lou E Hart(W Case Jr)2.602.40


JOB LOSS Greenville area The greater Greenville area has experienced three major job losses the

PIRATES Shawn Green's homer lifts L.A.

The Dodgers handed Pittsburgh its fourth straight loss. PITTSBURGH (AP) -- If the Los Angeles

WARREN Congregation, community work to build pastor's dream

A groundbreaking is set for 11 a.m. Monday at the church. By DENISE DICK VINDICATOR TRUMBULL


NBA PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) Sunday, April 20 Orlando 99, Detroit 94 L.A. Lakers

AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP Harvey's homer helps Royals to 17th victory

His three-run shot in the ninth beat Toronto, 9-6. ASSOCIATED PRESS TORONTO -- Ken Harvey hit a

Patrolman Michael Hartzell: A young man who lived to serve and died while serving

Opinion: A police officer can expect to make thousands of traffic stops during his career. But as the tragic

EMPIRE MAKER Bruise severity may alter race odds

Bob Baffert, winner of three Derbys, also got a jolt with Kafwain. LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Trainer

LOCKHEED MARTIN Workers OK contract, end strike

Workers will receive raises, more holidays and a signing bonus. FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Union

Truck drivers stop on the road to get realignments -- for their backs

Drivers visit a Pennsylvania truck stop for a tuneup on their aching backs. SMITHTON, Pa. (AP) --

LAWRENCE COUNTY Emergency readiness is team goal

Training is scheduled at eight Lawrence County locations. NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- Emergency

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL Tisha Hill is selected as YSU's coach

The Ball State aide won out over Liz Hauger-Grzesk and Joanna Bernabei. By PETE MOLLICA

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have been owned by the same family for 70 years. They've

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Steelers have been owned by the same family for 70 years. They've


NHL CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) Thursday, April 24 New Jersey 3, Tampa Bay 0 Anaheim

Suspect has a history of weapons use, escape

Koliser's rap sheet includes drugs and assault. By MARALINE KUBIK VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

Metro areas are not a priority of state lawmakers, Hunter Morrison said.

Metro areas are not a priority of state lawmakers, Hunter Morrison said. By JoANNE VIVIANO

Activists protest U.S. policy in Iraq

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Peace activists demonstrating against U.S. policy in Iraq converged downtown


TUESDAY DRAWINGS OHIO Day drawings: Pick 3, 9-6-7 Pick 4, 0-5-4-9 Night drawings: Pick 3:

AMERICAN LEAGUE Seattle streaks to fifth in row

Randy Winn just missed hitting for the cycle in a 6-0 win over Detroit. SEATTLE (AP) -- Randy Winn

ELKRUN TOWNSHIP Little Beaver will get new watercraft launch

The site will provide additional opportunities for people to enjoy the stream. By NORMAN LEIGH

Audit: Borough's woes rose from overspending

The borough borrowed money from a recreation bond issue. GREENVILLE, Pa. -- Carmen Surano could

COLUMBIANA CORNER Beaver Creek State Park honored for volunteers

Beaver Creek State Park's success in persuading area residents to volunteer at the park has gained

MANONING COUNTY Springfield Township prepares big celebration for 200th year

Help is needed in a variety of areas, including fund raising. BY MARY GRZEBIENIAK VINDICATOR

Zwick vs. Smith: With much attention this spring being focused on the match-up between Justin Zwick

Zwick vs. Smith: With much attention this spring being focused on the match-up between Justin Zwick

SHOPPING Haggling is now more accepted

Much money can be saved by price haggling. CBS MARKETWATCH SAN FRANCISCO -- For some, haggling


WEEKEND DRAWINGS Ohio Night drawings: Pick 3, 9-3-9 Pick 4, 3-7-9-4 Buckeye 5, 10-27-30-

PENN STATE FOOTBALL Paterno not concerned about spring game call

A fumble was ruled a touchdown as the Blue team won, 23-7. STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- Let's see if

COLLEGE SIGNINGS Girard's Racick will attend Baldwin-Wallace for football

GIRARD -- Jake Racick, a Girard High School senior, will play football at Baldwin-Wallace College in

Fortune earns promotion to council's top position

Opinion: It is a given in politics that an incumbent has an advantage going into an election. However, in


POWWOW Associated Press GREETER: Byron Berger, known as Matsihenipa, meaning bearded man, greets

Andre Agassi (1), United States, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 6-4, 6-1.

Andre Agassi (1), United States, def. Jurgen Melzer, Austria, 6-4, 6-1.

Memorial service will include Hartzell

YOUNGSTOWN -- Law enforcement officers in the city and Mahoning County on Tuesday were altering

DIANE MAKAR MURPHY Web site lets Valley's Holocaust survivors vent

"A sense of urgency informs our work, for the stories we preserve in tape and transcript will soon

SOCCER MetroStars edge Crew 1-0 on Magee's goal

Washington and Atlanta tied 1-1. ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBUS -- Eighteen-year-old Mike Magee

Cops keep heat on suspect

Police say the suspect may be trying to gather enough cash to go to Florida. By MARALINE KUBIK

HUBBARD Suspect in fatal hit and run was drinking, troopers say

The highway patrol hasn't determined how long the suspect was socializing before the accident. By

DEMOLITION DEATH City waits for OSHA findings

A key question will be whether the street was blocked off correctly. By ROGER G. SMITH CITY HALL

GREENVILLE, PA. Jobs concern residents more than finances

Some people say they don't see much of a future in the Mercer County town. By HAROLD GWIN

NHL PLAYOFFS Langenbrunner again features Devils in 3-2 overtime victory

He scored the game winner as New Jersey beat Tampa Bay to lead 2-0. ASSOCIATED PRESS EAST

AMERICAN LEAGUE Tribe breaks up Halama's no-hitter, but Oakland pulls away for 6-3 win

Brandon Phillips had a seventh-inning single for Cleveland's first hit. OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) --


FRIDAY'S GAMES American League Toronto 6, Kansas City 5 Tampa Bay 2, Baltimore 1 N.Y.

PAKISTAN Police arrest suspect in USS Cole bombing

Police seized 330 pounds of explosives along with arms and ammunition. KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) --

Associated Press

Associated Press TOOTHY GRIN: Taxidermist Jeff Leonard Jr. eyes his prize-winning mako shark,


DISASTER RESPONSE Emergency training Lawrence County officials will hold emergency preparedness

MAHONING COUNTY Tablack: Officials need to keep funding airport

The treasurer said commissioners need a long-range plan for airport funding. By BOB JACKSON

Three stopgaps would help to slow the flood of red ink

The town is not totally devoid of resources. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON BUREAU


BASEBALL STANDINGS AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division WLPctGBL10StrHomeAwayIntr New York194.826--

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Procter & amp; Gamble Co. said today it has increased its offer for

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Procter & amp; Gamble Co. said today it has increased its offer for a


BASEBALL SCORES Wilson at Southern 8, Wilson 7 (8 innings) Akron Hoban 11, Ursuline 0

Getting informed on primary races

Getting informed on primary races kPRIMARY election day in Ohio is May 6. Today's Vindicator

SOFTBALL ROUNDUP Boardman drops first game

Western Reserve used two seventh-inning rallies to beat Crestview. ASHLAND -- The Boardman High

St. Elizabeth

St. Elizabeth Stanley and Ginger Wilczak, 186 Apache Lane, Columbiana, triplet boys, April 26.

Warren's new mayor needs experience and vision

Opinion: What the city of Warren needs at this time in its history is strong, stable leadership, and only one

LAWRENCE COUNTY New boards eager to start jobs

Two members serve on both of the volunteer boards. By NANCY TULLIS VINDICATOR NEW CASTLE BUREAU

BASEBALL Oates slowly losing out battle to brain cancer

Removed by surgery in 2001, the tumors returned to the former manager. MATOACA, Va. (AP) -- Johnny

Educator honored

Educator honored YOUNGSTOWN -- Dr. Robert L. Pegues will be honored at "Perpetuating the Legacy:

NBA PLAYOFFS Milwaukee holds off New Jersey to even series in 119-114 win

The Bucks won when the Nets missed nine free throws down the stretch. ASSOCIATED PRESS MILWAUKEE

Browns first pick is center Jeff Faine

Cleveland took West Texas A & amp;M linebacker Chaun Thompson in second round. BEREA (AP) --

Residents worry about jobs rather than town's finances

Some people say they don't see much of a future in the town. By HAROLD GWIN VINDICATOR SHARON

Lottery winner

Lottery winner HUBBARD -- John F. Fecych of Hubbard has won a lump sum payment of $69,500 in the


POSSIBLE EFFECTS Urban center cuts Cuts proposed in a budget passed by the Ohio House would


FISCAL CHANGES Repairing the damage Greenville has taken these steps to begin dealing with a

Hoyt Institute accepts slides for art show

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts is accepting slides through June 14 to select

AMERICAN LEAGUE Ordonez hits two homers, but Chicago fans don't lay off the boos

The White Sox beat the Twins in a game marred by a bench-clearing brawl. ASSOCIATED PRESS

Knight Ridder Tribune

Knight Ridder Tribune STREET SALES: Iraqis in Kirkuk examine satellite TV dishes sold on the

Lucky 49ers snap up available offensive lineman Kwame Harris

They weren't looking for an offensive lineman, but couldn't pass up Harris. SANTA CLARA, Calif.

GREENVILLE, PA. Wholesale business acquires warehouse in park

GREENVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A Mercer County wholesale importing and distribution business has taken over

OSU FOOTBALL QB Zwick keys rally as Scarlet tops Gray

The redshirt freshman tossed four touchdown passes in the victory. By GARY HOUSTEAU VINDICATOR

NATIONAL LEAGUE Late rally helps Marlins down reeling Cardinals

Florida handed St. Louis its sixth loss in seven games. ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI -- Mike Lowell's

REBUILDING Business in Iraq still risky

Iraqi business fairs are sprouting up in the United States. DOHA, Qatar (AP) -- A new Iraq flush

WASHINGTON Report lists top terror sponsors, says anti-U.S. attacks declined

There were 199 terror attacks worldwide in 2002, a drop of 44 percent. WASHINGTON (AP) --

Officers mourn one of their own

Single-officer patrols are commonplace in the city. By JoANNE VIVIANO VINDICATOR STAFF WRITER

MAHONING COUNTY Commissioners pull reps from bargaining

The personnel director will serve as an adviser, not a participant in negotiations. By BOB JACKSON

Warrant IDs Koliser in wounding

There is a bullet still lodged in Rowe's body, his father says. By IAN HILL VINDICATOR STAFF

TRUMBULL COUNTY Health offices take on West Nile

Many townships have contracted for mosquito spraying. By STEPHEN SIFF VINDICATOR TRUMBULL STAFF

REALISM: Greenville resident Warren Shaw is a critic of the way the borough is being run. "They

REALISM: Greenville resident Warren Shaw is a critic of the way the borough is being run. "They

Most-loved brands

Most-loved brands Eight of America's top 10 most-loved brands represent consumable food products

UPPER DARBY, PA. Taxidermist's art really does imitate life

Taxidermists now make realistic creations out of fiberglass. UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Rocco


UP, PUP! Associated Press A DOGGONE GOOD TIME: A small black Labrador retriever leaps for a soft

NFL Defensive linemen in demand

Eleven defensive linemen were tapped in the first round of the NFL draft. NEW YORK (AP) -- NFL

AMERICAN LEAGUE Ortiz goes route to foil Indians

Ramon Ortiz presented the Angels with their first complete game of the year. CLEVELAND (AP) --