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Valley Cuban natives laud end of U.S. embargo
12:10, 12/18/14

Change in U.S. policy toward Cuba is welcome news to Mahoning Valley residents with ties to the Caribbean nation.

Mill Creek board sets special meeting after hiring criticism
12:09, 12/18/14

The Mill Creek MetroParks board of commissioners will have a special meeting tonight to address concerns that it failed to follow state law in its selection of a new executive director.

Youngstown council votes not to oppose Crickets liquor license renewal
12:08, 12/18/14

The lawmakers also approved a new contract with ranking police officers.

Ohio House OKs bill for racino payments, heads to Kasich for approval
12:07, 12/18/14

Penn National to 'review legal options' should governor sign bill

Mahoning residents concerned about precinct-reduction plan
12:06, 12/18/14

The board of elections proposes cutting the number of precincts in Youngstown and Struthers

Liberty kids get moving
12:05, 12/18/14

The schools have been taking time out for Wellness Day for five years.

Trumbull judge approves settlement of $305,000 for infant rape victim
12:04, 12/18/14

Trumbull County Probate Judge Thomas A. Swift approved a $305,000 settlement Wednesday for a 3-year-old girl who was raped by her biological parents at the Trumbull County Children Services offices in 2011.

Trumbull workers to get pay raise after 6-year freeze
12:03, 12/18/14

A 30-cents-per-hour pay increase will give each employee $624 more per year and cost the county about $223,000.

Hubbard police stop attack on woman
12:02, 12/18/14

Police said they looked through the window and saw the man strangling the woman on the couch.

Niles to eliminate positions
12:02, 12/18/14

By JORDAN COHEN NILES Despite a protest by a dozen city firefighters during

Myers gets six year sentence for attack on wife
12:02, 12/18/14

Tells judge he's sorry, will seek help

Fireworks legislation dies on procedural mix-up
12:02, 12/18/14

Sponsor vows to reintroduce the legislation next year

Struthers 4th-graders decorate gingerbread houses with family
12:02, 12/18/14

Holiday tradition continues at Struthers Elementary school for more than two decades.

Anthony White gets 28 years for '11 shooting
12:02, 12/18/14

Was in a fight with man in middle of street

UAW members care and share to help families in need
12:01, 12/18/14

Maryola Stemple of Warren, center, and Brenda Zannetakk of Lordstown place food items into a box Thomas Clunen of Youngstown pushes through the assembly line at the Care and Share event at United Auto Workers Local 1112 Hall in Warren.

Brown: Support jobs
12:00, 12/18/14

Brown: Support jobs WASHINGTON U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, led a bipartisan group of eight

Software company expands in Mercer County
12:00, 12/18/14

Autosoft Inc. expands its headquarters in West Middlesex, Pa. adding 60 jobs over two years.

Poland Village Council considers new sidewalk project
12:00, 12/18/14

Poland Village Council considers new sidewalk project

Nigerian court sentences 54 soldiers to death
12:00, 12/18/14

Court sentences 54 soldiers to death ABUJA, Nigeria Nigeria on Wednesday sentenced 54 soldiers

Sony cancels ‘Interview’ amid threats
12:00, 12/18/14

Associated Press NEW YORK Under the threat of terrorist attacks from hackers and with the