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Girard council considers using remote water meters

Girard council considers using remote water meters


3rd Ohio casino opens in Columbus

3rd Ohio casino opens in Columbus


Youngstown schools bus involved in traffic mishap

Youngstown schools bus involved in traffic mishap YOUNGSTOWN Police are investigating an


Tuesday is Pa. voter registration deadline

Tuesday is Pa. voter registration deadline


Ohio auditor: State needs access to student IDs

Ohio auditor: State needs access to student IDs


Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 105

Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 105 NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say the number of


Ill. man faces terrorism charge in Okla. bomb plot

Ill. man faces terrorism charge in Okla. bomb plot OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Illinois man faces


Good Samaritan dies in 35-foot Conn. highway fall

Good Samaritan dies in 35-foot Conn. highway fall HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police


Dish, Gannett reach agreement over TV fees

Dish, Gannett reach agreement over TV fees McLEAN, Va. (AP) — Dish and Gannett say they have


D&L Energy prepares North Lima brine-injection well

D&L Energy prepares North Lima brine-injection well D & L Energy Group, which operated a brine-


Detroit police chief steps down amid sex probe

Detroit police chief steps down amid sex probe DETROIT (AP) — Detroit police Chief Ralph Godbee


Power outage hits Austintown, Canfield

Power outage hits Austintown, Canfield AUSTINTOWN — About 8,200 Ohio Edison customers in


Weak forecast on Asian economy sends stocks lower

Weak forecast on Asian economy sends stocks lower U.S. stocks fell this morning after the World


Mom: Student didn’t touch officer who shot him

Mom: Student didn’t touch officer who shot him WETUMPKA, Ala. (AP) — The mother of a University of


Mom who glued kid’s hands to wall faces life term

Mom who glued kid’s hands to wall faces life term DALLAS (AP) — A Texas woman who admitted to


Israeli forces and Gaza militants exchange fire

Israeli forces and Gaza militants exchange fire GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Officials say Israel


Widow of man slain at preschool pleads not guilty

Widow of man slain at preschool pleads not guilty DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — The widow of a businessman


Man dies amid brawl at wedding

Man dies amid brawl at wedding PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man died of a heart attack amid a


Pittsburgh cops find pot growing after fight call

Pittsburgh cops find pot growing after fight call PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh police say a


W. Pa. borough to vote on parade chairs compromise

W. Pa. borough to vote on parade chairs compromise CANONSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania


WORTH A LOOK

AUCTIONS St. Michael Scholarship Fund has scheduled its “A Decade of Donations” fall auction at


Parish sponsoring blanket drive

youngstown Holy Apostles Parish is sponsoring a blanket drive from Oct. 14 through Dec. 1 in


St. Patrick's 'Sunday Sauce and Song' events have begun

Staff report youngstown A 20-year tradition continues at St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave.

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Peace On Parade

Serenity Kitchen marches in Sunday’s Nonviolence Parade and Rally with Horizon Science Academy

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Consumer spending rises in Valley, sales-tax data show

By JAMISON COCKLIN jcocklin@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Sales-tax figures from the Ohio Department of Taxation show gains continuing across the Mahoning Valley, with modest upward collection rates in June and July, demonstrating consumers seem inclined to spend more this year than last.


Ryan targets power panel

If U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan is re-elected, he plans to reclaim the House Appropriations Committee seat he lost nearly two years ago when Republicans took control of the legislative body.

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2 city fire stations open doors to public on safety

The chance to see firetrucks up close and to learn more about fire safety and prevention drew many visitors to the downtown fire station.

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Giants Cruz over Browns

Weeden pick saps momentum as Cleveland stays winless

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Standing for peace

Randa Shabayek wants to reinforce that the vast majority of Muslims stand for peace and should not be judged by the few who distort and misinterpret the Quran’s teachings.

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GED test fee to triple starting in January 2014

By DENISE DICK denise_dick@vindy.com Youngstown If you’ve been thinking about finally earning your GED, now would be a good time to do it.


A nice drive in the rain

Steelers kicker makes field goal as time expires to beat Philadelphia

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Chase is still on for YSU defense

By Joe Scalzo YOUNGSTOWN Last weekend, I tweeted that Fargo, N.D., is a good option for people who like Akron but want something colder.


Charter panel not satisfied with ballot

By DAVID SKOLNICK skolnick@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN Members of city council say the four proposed charter amendments on the ballot are a good start toward improving government.


Stewart: Big crash ‘my fault’

Kenseth wins at Talladega as race ends under caution

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Fulfilling, rewarding career continues for altruistic dentist

Philanthropist Dr. Dominic Bitonte, a recipient of the Ohio Dental Association’s Achievement Award, learned the value of hard work and education from his immigrant parents.

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COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Mark S. Waldorf, 59, of 525 E. Jamestown Road,


Taylor McConnell

Taylor McConnell accused of Drug Paraphernalia Height: 5’1” Weight: 105 Hair: Black Eyes:


Years Ago

Today is Monday, Oct. 8, the 282nd day of 2012. There are 84 days left in the year. This is the


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Ellsworth Township Zoning Commission, 7 p.m., township administration building,


HMHP hospitals join Akron-based SummaCare

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The hospitals of Humility of Mary Health Partners (HMHP) — St. Elizabeth


Canfield voters to consider term limits

Staff report Canfield A proposed change in the city’s charter regarding council and mayoral


Film will place its money on Monopoly

Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES Hollywood continues to go crazy for toys and games. Hasbro, the


Pharmacy recalls all products

Associated Press ATLANTA The pharmacy that distributed a steroid linked to an outbreak of


Tigers take 2-0 lead over A’s

Associated Press DETROIT A dropped fly, two wild pitches and a little smooch for the baseball


Noth on board

By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television Writer NEW YORK The man widely known as “Big” gets even


newsmakers

newsmakers Neeson takes in $50M in ‘Taken 2’ debut LOS ANGELES Critics don’t like “Taken 2,”


The top five concert tours, ranked by average box-office gross per city. Includes the average ticket

The top five concert tours, ranked by average box-office gross per city. Includes the average ticket


GOING UP | Sales-tax collections in Valley

GOING UP | Sales-tax collections in Valley Sales-tax collections in the Mahoning Valley by


Park board should re-evaluate

Opinion: Park board should re-evaluate The Park Commissioners an- nounced during a special meeting Sept. 18


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Neal and Suha Atway, Youngstown, girl, Oct. 6. Desaree


At least 1 injured in New Castle shooting

At least 1 injured in New Castle shooting NEW CASTLE, pa. City police are investigating a


video game review

‘resident evil 6’ Grade: D Details: Capcom, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3; $59.99 “Resident


Ohio Senate race is nasty, expensive

Associated Press COLUMBUS Job experience has surfaced as the defining issue of the hotly


Pa. charities give $19M for fracking research

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Citizens groups and nonprofits around the nation are asking


3 WCBA alumni to receive awards

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Warren P. Williamson Jr. College of Business Administration at


Passing the torch

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords One of the mysteries of life in these curious times is that millions


Can Obama slow GOP’s Big Mo?

Opinion: Initial presidential debates traditionally favor challengers who survived their party’s multi-debate


Tuesday is deadline to register to vote

Tuesday is deadline to register to vote YOUNGSTOWN Boards of elections in Mahoning, Trumbull


birthdays

birthdays Actor Paul Hogan is 73. Singer Fred Cash of The Impressions is 72. Actor-comedian Chevy


Preps: Weekend news and notes

Staff report Allen scores touchdown in Ursuline’s victory STEUBENVILLE Ursuline senior wide


Clinton tax increases slowed growth

Opinion: By Curtis Dubay Heritage Foundation You’re going to hear it a lot in the coming weeks. President


BIG TEN

BIG TEN Indiana DL Ryan Phillis, Soph., Boardman — started and made five tackles in 31-27 loss


Global opportunities

Global opportunities YOUNGSTOWN “Competing in the Global Market: Opportunities for Regional


Sherrod Brown: the clear choice in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race

Editorial: Some candidates run as “outsid- ers” because they are just that — or even a little bit of that. And

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Clarkson to release a greatest-hits set

Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES A decade after being crowned the inaugural “American Idol”


oddly enough

oddly enough Police: Call from ‘burglar’ actually came from dog OREM, Utah Police in Orem,


Baghdad faces a major test

Opinion: When the presidential candidates finally get to their foreign policy debate, they aren’t likely to


Sunday’s other NFL games

Saints 31, Chargers 24 NEW ORLEANS Drew Brees broke a half-century-old NFL record by throwing a


Riding with …

Riding with … Dave Blaney Sunday: Blaney finished 29th in the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 500


Parliament ousts Libyan premier

Parliament ousts Libyan premier TRIPOLI, Libya Libya’s parliament ousted the country’s new prime


NFL Standings and summaries

AMERICAN CONFERENCE East WLTPctPFPA New England320.600165113 N.Y. Jets220.50081109


Obama raises money in Calif.

Associated Press WASHINGTON Fresh off his strongest fundraising month this year, President


Afghans fear another civil war

Associated Press KABUL Nobody wants a repeat of the bloody ethnic fighting that followed the


Mountaineers may need to play defense

Associated Press AUSTIN, TEXAS West Virginia is off to a blistering start in its first Big 12


Prep football news & notes

FOCUS IS BACK After serving as an assistant for 37 years, Larry Kempe’s first year as a head coach


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