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6 escape fire sparked by cigarette

Fire did $20,000 worth of damage to a house at 413 North Cedar Street, the city fire department reported.


Robber orders victim to 'Vote Obama'

The election was on the minds of most of the country Tuesday night, including the man who robbed Convenient Food Mart, 3120 Parkman Road NW.


Cornell prof presents fracking myths at YSU tonight

A Cornell University professor well known for his stance against shale gas development presented myths about the industry Wednesday night.


Campbell to give land to company that cleans drililng water

A company that cleans wastewater from shale drilling so it can be reused


Motive unclear in shooting at Calif. chicken plant

Motive unclear in shooting at Calif. chicken plant FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The ex-convict accused of


Break-in at Nancy Pelosi Calif. wine country home

Break-in at Nancy Pelosi Calif. wine country home ST. HELENA, Calif. (AP) — Napa County


Native American presentation canceled Thursday at Austintown library

Native American presentation canceled Thursday at Austintown library


Lane restrictions on Interstate 80

Lane restrictions on Interstate 80 YOUNGSTOWN Beginning at 11 p.m. today Interstate 80 westbound


Testimony suggests soldier knew he killed Afghans

Testimony suggests soldier knew he killed Afghans JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A soldier


Man found dead on Pa. highway clung to truck

Man found dead on Pa. highway clung to truck


Deer crashes through Pittsburgh-area carpet store

Deer crashes through Pittsburgh-area carpet store


US trade commission finds harm from China solar panels

US trade panel finds harm from China solar panels


Ohio man charged with having pipe bombs, silencer

Ohio man charged with having pipe bombs, silencer


President wins Ohio behind biggest cities

President wins Ohio behind biggest cities


Warren library board to meet

Warren library board to meet Warren The Board of Trustees of the Warren-Trumbull County Public


Delmon Young pleads guilty to harassment in NY

Delmon Young pleads guilty to harassment in NY NEW YORK (AP) — Former Detroit Tigers slugger


Salvation Army seeks donations to help those in NY, NJ

Salvation Army seeks donations to help those in NY, NJ


Ohio Supreme Court will hear Youngstown-area First Amendment case

Ohio Supreme Court will hear Youngstown-area First Amendment case


OSHP troopers seize pot, pills in Wood County

OSHP troopers seize pot, pills in Wood County


Fresh produce, food bags at Price Memorial AME Zion Church on Friday

Fresh produce, food bags at Price Memorial AME Zion Church on Friday


Police car crashes near school after Pa. robbery

Police car crashes near school after Pa. robbery


Judge demands Ohio provisional ballot answers

Judge demands Ohio provisional ballot answers


Few Ohio power outages remain from Sandy

Few Ohio power outages remain from Sandy


Today's Youngstown City Council meeting is canceled

Today's Youngstown City Council meeting is canceled


Ex-PSU president Spanier arraigned

Ex-PSU president Spanier arraigned


Ex-University of Texas coach Darrell Royal dies at 88

Ex-University of Texas coach Darrell Royal dies at 88


Ohio inmate dies after fight with cellmate

Ohio inmate dies after fight with cellmate


3-county sales-tax collections down from this time last year

3-county sales-tax collections down from this time last year


Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign starts Thursday

Salvation Army Red Kettle campaign starts Thursday


Officials say Ohio voter turnout was 68 percent

Officials say Ohio voter turnout was 68 percent


Stocks slide as Europe slashes its growth forecast

Stocks slide as Europe slashes its growth forecast


Gay marriage, marijuana use backed in historic votes

Gay marriage, marijuana use backed in historic votes


Sandy-battered NYC, NJ prepare for new storm

Sandy-battered NYC, NJ prepare for new storm


Ohio veterans group honors 15

Ohio veterans group honors 15


Assault charge filed in Ohio polling place argument

Assault charge filed in Ohio polling place argument


FOOD SALES AND DINNERS

TODAY Boar’s Head Ladies of St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., will serve a chicken


Senior center sponsors bingo and card party

Senior center sponsors bingo and card party AUSTINTOWN Austintown Senior Center, 112 Westchester


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After hard-fought win, Obama vows 'best is yet to come'

President Barack Obama waves as he walks on stage with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha at his election night party Wednesday night in Chicago after defeating Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.

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ELECTION UPDATE | Boehner: House win means mandate against taxes #vindyvote

Speaker John Boehner says that by keeping Republicans in control of the House, voters made clear there’s no mandate for raising tax rates.


ELECTION UPDATE | Romney calls Obama to concede #vindyvote

Republican Mitt Romney has called President Barack Obama to concede the presidential race.


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Brookfield’s Mosora versatile weapon

Ryan Mosora is your typical student, one governed by the 3 Rs.

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3 Valley school levies pass; 2 fail

By Ashley Luthern aluthern@vindy.com BOARDMAN Overall, Mahoning Valley voters were supportive


Voters re-elect Judges Mary DeGenaro, Scott Hunter

By PETER H. MILLIKEN milliken@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Two longtime incumbent Republican judges


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Are playoffs possible for YSU?

YSU football needs to win out to have a chance

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Grier goes into ‘beast’ mode for YCS

With his helmet off, Youngstown Christian’s Ryan Grier is a soft-spoken kid with a broad face and a big smile.

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Stabile-Harwood defeats James in Trumbull County judicial race

By ED RUNYAN runyan@vindy.com WARREN Former state representative Sandra Stabile Harwood has


Shepas building Waynesburg with locals

Yellow Jackets closing in on unbeaten regular season By john bassetti bassetti@vindy.com


Brown holds on to Senate seat

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown fended off a challenge from Republican Josh Mandel to win a second six-year term with strong support for the Democratic incumbent in Mahoning and Trumbull counties.

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Democratic state legislators easily win re-election

By DAVID SKOLNICK and ED RUNYAN news@vindy.com It was a relatively easy night for incumbent


Ohio playoff pairings

Division I Saturday Games scheduled for 7 p.m.


Irate Sharon woman faces many charges after arrest at Hubbard bar

By danny restivo drestivo@vindy.com hubbard City police said a Pennsylvania woman kicked out a


Regional semifinals at a glance

Regional semifinals at a glance Division IV, Region 13 Matchup: Brookfield (11-0) at Akron


Boardman man sentenced in shooting of father

Staff report Boardman A 24-year-old township man was found guilty of negligent assault in the


Trumbull residents can access maps of demolition projects online

Staff report WARREN The Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership, a nonprofit organization funded


Bird is the word

Bird is the word With Thanksgiving fast approaching, you’ll be cooking a turkey before you know


PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS

PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS Vote totals for the Democratic and Republican candidates: MAHONING


WRTA renewal levy wins approval

By Ashley Luthern aluthern@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN The road ahead looks smooth for the Western


Ditzler wins Mahoning commissioner seat

By PETER H. MILLIKEN milliken@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN The Democratic candidate, David C. Ditzler,


Holiday help

Holiday help The holidays mean a lot of eating. Our Sig Dish feature this month will be looking


A better breakfast for busy families short on time

Family Features Eating breakfast is a good idea, but for busy families, it can be hard to find a


birthdays

birthdays Actor Barry Newman is 74. Singer Johnny Rivers is 70. Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell


Agenda Thursday

Agenda Thursday Howland school board, special meeting, 6 p.m., administration offices, 8200 South


Wake up to holiday flavor

Breakfast for the morning after Family Features Don’t save all the great food for one holiday


Kasich, his allies played a role in outcome

Opinion: What a difference two years and Republican dictatorial rule in Columbus make. The predominantly


Search continues

Search continues Guy’s BBQ in Youngstown, known for their famous BBQ sauce, is up next in the


“top chef” (10 p.m., bravo): Food fight! “Top Chef” returns for its 10th

“top chef” (10 p.m., bravo): Food fight! “Top Chef” returns for its 10th season and moves the


BRIDGE

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Buckeyes’ Smith contributing more

By TIM MAY The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS The Rod Smith renaissance project at Ohio State


Howland approves four levies

By LEE MURRAY TheNewsOutlet.com WARREN Howland Township voters approved a renewal levy for the


Polivka elected to 3rd term

By ED RUNYAN runyan@vindy.com WARREN At 49, Dan Polivka has been an elected official for


Ball State spoils Toledo’s ascent to Top 25

Associated Press TOLEDO Jahwan Edwards scored untouched on a 15-yard run around left end with


Valley turns out in force

Mahoning and Trumbull counties came out strong for President Barack Obama on his way to an 100,000-vote victory in the all-important state of Ohio, ensuring him another four years in the White House.

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MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Craig S. Thomas, 50, of 16647 County Line Road, Lake


The holiday movie season arrives this weekend, bringing some much- anticipated films and maybe some

The holiday movie season arrives this weekend, bringing some much- anticipated films and maybe some


V&M Star produces its first pipe

By BURTON SPEAKMAN bspeakman@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Since the announcement of the 1-million-


The queen B

By ALICIA RANCILIO Associated Press NEW YORK Talking to Krysten Ritter, you quickly realize


Packard Band plans concert for veterans

1-18-3 subhead goes here and goes here goes here goes Staff report WARREN The W.D. Packard


Cavaliers win over Clippers; end losing skid

Associated Press LOS ANGELES Last season, the Cleveland Cavaliers were apt to follow up a tough


Nor’easter expected to weaken

Associated Press NEW YORK Weather experts had good news for beleaguered northeast coastal


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Keith and Carrie Boyer, Youngstown, boy, Nov. 5. Seth and


Language is a unifying force

Opinion: Language is a unifying force Presidents may come and go but our need to communicate with each


Painting from the Butler is part of Paris exhibition

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Edward Hopper’s “Pennsylvania Coal Town,” one of the best-loved works


Syrian rebels need weapons

Opinion: BAB AL-SALAMEH, Syria Walking from Turkey into Syria at the Bab al-Salameh gate takes you down a


METRO DIGEST || Free Handel’s cones for veterans

Free ice cream for vets at Handel’s on Sunday Canfield All area Handel’s Ice Cream shops will


Man gets prison for paralyzing western Pa. woman

Associated Press GREENSBURG, Pa. A western Pennsylvania man could spend up to 40 years in prison


US employers post fewest jobs in five months

Associated Press WASHINGTON U.S. employers posted fewer job openings in September after


Oil production up

Oil production up Houston Carrizo, a Houston-based oil and gas company with holdings in the


Make your donation count

Opinion: By Jose Holguin-Veras Los Angeles Times As the devastation wrought by super storm Sandy becomes


Bracing for future

Opinion: Presidential elections decide only who wins the White House and a congressional majority. They don’t


Classical composer Carter dies at 103

Associated Press NEW YORK Classical composer Elliott Carter, whose challenging, rhythmically


Fear of looting grips New York

Associated Press NEW YORK Richard Chan prowled around his cold, dark Staten Island home with


3 Ohio reps await final tally

Associated Press COLUMBUS The fates of three Ohio congressional incumbents were up in the air


Envoy: Syria could turn into Somalia

Envoy: Syria could turn into Somalia BEIRUT The U.N.-Arab League envoy for Syria warned Tuesday


Steelers won’t have Brown against KC

Associated Press PITTSBURGH The Pittsburgh Steelers have spent all season juggling running


Carpooling to the big house

Opinion: Carpooling to the big house Canton Repository: Give sheriff’s departments credit for taking the


Steelers take plenty of fans along for ride

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Casey Hampton can hear the chant. It never fails. Regardless of


The election is history, the future lies in working together

Editorial: Democracy is like one of those photo mosaics — a collection of thousands of little pictures arranged


Ohioans easily defeat both statewide issues

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS Both statewide issues failed by big margins Tuesday


oddly enough

oddly enough 3rd Circuit upholds Pa. woman’s burned heroin plea PITTSBURGH A Pittsburgh woman


2 high-court justices headed toward defeat

By MARC KOVAC news@vindy.com COLUMBUS Two incumbent Ohio Supreme Court justices were headed


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Holiday wine list

We all cherish the great holiday meals family and friends share each year at this time.

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NHL players back at bargaining table

Associated Press NEW YORK The locked-out NHL players’ association returned to the bargaining


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Ohio helps carry Obama to second term

President Barack Obama on Tuesday won a second term in the White House, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in a hard-fought election that served as a referendum on who could better ease Americans’ economic pain and uncertainty.

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Dems retain control of Senate, but GOP will still rule the House

McClatchy Newspapers WASHINGTON Democrats appeared to retain control of the Senate on Tuesday


Recycle yard signs, Green Team says

Recycle yard signs, Green Team says YOUNGSTOWN Now that the election is over, the Mahoning


POLICE CALLS IN CANFIELD, AUSTINTOWN

POLICE CALLS A summary of police activity in the city of Canfield and Austintown: CANFIELD


Board approves measures for plant

Staff report North beaver, pa. At a public hearing Monday, North Beaver’s board of supervisors


Years Ago

Today is Wednesday, Nov. 7, the 312th day of 2012. There are 54 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Shurmur supports QB despite uneven game

Associated Press BEREA Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden received a vote of confidence on


Problems at the polls

Associated Press WASHINGTON Voters in key states such as Florida and Virginia waited in long


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