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Grad student presents rare photo exhibit of Hubbard's iron mill

Clayton Ruminski said his interest in industrial history began when he was a child living on Spring Street in Hubbard.

Woodward: Still 'haunted by what we don't know'

After four decades of being one of the nation’s best-known and widely-respected journalists, you’d think Bob Woodward has seen it all.

Kokrak tied for 76th in Texas

Kokrak tied for 76th in Texas SAN ANTONIO — Warren JFK graduate Jason Kokrak shot a 2-over par 74

Audit: $28K unaccounted for in Columbus district

Audit: $28K unaccounted for in Columbus district COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Auditor Dave Yost has

Cubs drop Pirates 3-2

Cubs drop Pirates 3-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Travis Wood allowed one hit over six innings and the

Plain Dealer to have home delivery only three days a week

Plain Dealer to have home delivery only three days a week CLEVELAND – April 4, 2013 – A new

UN in Gaza closing food distribution centers

UN in Gaza closing food distribution centers GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United Nations says

Coroner says children suffered devastating injuries

Coroner says children suffered devastating injuries YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning County Coroner’s

Autopsies show Ohio couple suffered head trauma

Autopsies show Ohio couple suffered head trauma NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — A medical examiner’s

No alcohol found in teens who died in high speed Warren crash

No alcohol found in teens who died in high speed Warren crash WARREN The Ohio State Highway

Psychotherapist: Arias wasn’t stalking her lover

Psychotherapist: Arias wasn’t stalking her lover PHOENIX (AP) — A psychotherapist is testifying in

Armed robber caught on South Side

Armed robber caught on South Side YOUNGSTOWN — One man is in police custody following and armed

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Richie Plass and Jennifer Jones are guests on the show

April 4, 2013 | Native American author Richie Plass and Green Youngstown Program Coordinator Jennifer Jones stop by to chat with Louie

Two children killed in I-76 collision, highway now open

Two children killed in I-76 collision, parents injured YOUNGSTOWN Two children have died and two

Fatal crash shuts down I-76 west of state Route 534

Fatal crash shuts down I-76 west of state Route 534 Interstate 76 westbound just west of state

Crash shuts down I-76 west of state Route 534

Crash shuts down I-76 west of state Route 534 Interstate 76 westbound just west of state Route 534

Warren cops investigating allegations against 15-year-old

Police are investigating allegations that a 15-year-old Southern Boulevard boy committed felony aggravated vehicular assault, misdemeanor assault and discharging firearms in the city limits Tuesday afternoon near his home.


Nelson and Michelle (Nespeca) Villa of Valley Stream, N.Y., are announcing the birth of their son,

Kathleen King | Craig Josey

WARRENVILLE, S.C. Kathleen G. King of Aiken, S.C., and Craig A. Josey of Warrenville, were married

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Rickie Williams | John Grover

CANFIELD Mr. and Mrs. John Grover are making their home in Austintown after exchanging wedding

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Erica Antonucci | Jeffrey Kempe

YOUNGSTOWN St. Matthias Church provided the setting for the 2 p.m. May 12, 2012, wedding of Erica

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Emily Semrau | Thomas Thompson

ERIE, PA. Emily Anne Semrau and Thomas James Thompson Jr., both of Erie, Pa., were united in

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Concert correction

Concert correction YOUNGSTOWN St. Patrick Church, 1420 Oak Hill Ave., will host its monthly

Ceremony today in Canfield for 130 soldiers deploying to Afghanistan

The Ohio Army National Guard’s 838 Military Police Co. will have a Call to Duty ceremony at noon today for 130 soldiers from the unit who will deploy to Afghanistan for one year after attending training at Camp Shelby, Miss.

Precious Ones Family Resource Center fundraiser Saturday night

Precious Ones Family Resource Center is having its second annual fundraiser banquet, “Bringing About Change: Physically, Spiritually, and Emotionally,” on Saturday at 6 p.m. at Antone’s Banquet Center, 8578 Market St.

Mach jailed in break-in at women's house

Robert Mach, 26, of Logan Avenue is being held in the Trumbull County jail without eligibility to make bond after being charged with burglary in an early Wednesday break-in on Woodbine Avenue Southeast.

Feds to visit Mercer Behavioral Health Commission Friday

Representatives of the Federal Office of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration will visit at 9 a.m. Friday with program personnel of the Mercer County Behavioral Health Commission, 8406 Sharon-Mercer Road.

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Puzzlemania at OH WOW! to benefit autism society

Puzzle draws strong correlation with autism

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Poll finds caution 5 years after US financial crisis

Americans have grown more cautious and disciplined in handling their money since the financial crisis struck in 2008, a survey by a leading mutual fund company suggests.

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Man who raped, killed baby seeks clemency

Says he meant to rape the baby, but didn't mean to kill her

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RICE FIRED : Boardman grad loses job over slurs, abuse

Once the video went viral, Mike Rice’s coaching days at Rutgers were over.

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Allied Waste drivers go back to work

Local union claims drivers had to go back because trash is piling up

Those familiar with Mike Rice recall his intensity

Mike Rice’s behavior made national news, but it wasn’t news to Al Burns, his high school coach at Boardman.

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YSU students start shale group

The Youngstown Shale Energy Organization will help educate both sides of the fracking debate on campus and off

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Puskas: Rutgers shamed into firing Rice

Rutgers athletic director Tim Pernetti should be the next one to go.

Activists complain of inaction by Youngstown school board

The group wants the school board to adopt an executive order regarding expanding opportunities for black students

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Turocy, Zips spoil Penguins’ home opener

Canfield’s Jared Turocy homered and had three RBIs for Canfield.

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No playoff talk for low-key Penguins

After narrowly missing the postseason each of the past two seasons, YSU’s players have been pretty low-key through seven practices.

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Youngstown council OKs hiring of planning firm

Company will be hired ‘as quickly as possible,’ mayor says

Campbell’s start at Poland is Mmm-Mmm good

The coach saw his Bulldogs beat Girard 14-2 in his first game since taking over for Reid Lamport.

Towing company sues Youngstown, alleging harassment

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A South Side towing company has sued the city and several of its

Howland chiropractor indicted on Workers' Comp, Medicaid fraud

A Howland chiropractor has been indicted in Franklin County Common Pleas Court on seven felony charges including Worker’s Compensation fraud, theft, tampering with records, falsification and misdemeanor Medicaid fraud.

Mock school shooting gives true experience in Boardman

Boardman Patrolman Paul Poulos, left, and Sgt. Mike Hughes tend to an injured student, junior Braxton Menendez during a mock school shooting at Boardman HIgh School Wednesday. A special prosthetic device was used to represent realistic injuries. Sgt. Glen Riddle, right, provides cover.

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"Below the Surface" gets its premier at Victorian Players

The world premiere of “Below the Surface,” a play by Canton playwright Craig R. May, will open Friday and run for three weekends at Victorian Players Theater.

YSU notebook | More from Stambaugh Stadium

Getting better: YSU coach Eric Wolford called linebacker Travis Williams one of the team’s most-


LOTTERY Wednesday’s numbers MULTISTATE Powerball1-6-8-12-35 Red ball3 Jackpot in

Accused killer wants photo identification thrown out

The judge will make a decision in 20 days.

Ohio, feds to target food-stamp abuse

Ohio, feds to target food-stamp abuse DAYTON The state is partnering with the U.S. Department of

Magic Wandy: Rodriguzez pitches Pirates over Cubs

Rodriguez, acquired in a trade deadline deal with Houston last July, struck out six and walked one.

Reynolds’ home run lifts Tribe over Blue Jays

Reynolds drilled a leadoff shot into the second deck off Sergio Santos (0-1), the fifth Blue Jays reliever.

Merkel has top score for captain also

Lt. Eric Merkel has now scored highest on the civil service exam for captain as well as chief of the Warren Police Department.

GBS/CIDP meeting

GBS/CIDP meeting HUBBARD The Warren/Youngstown chapter of GBS/CIDP (Guillain-Barr syndrome and


courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Antonio G. Angelilli, 36 of 454 7th St., Struthers,

Let states handle marriage

Opinion: By Bruce Ramsey Seattle Times In the case of Hollingsworth v. Perry the U.S. Supreme Court is


VICTORIAN PLAYERS‘ “Below the Surface,” mystery set in 1950s, premieres Friday. C9

Office on Minority Health created to reduce disparity

April is Minority Health Month


MUSIC Neon Avenue to light up Lemon Grove. C10

Neon Avenue moving in new stylistic direction

Intentionally living with less is how Justin Edwards views his band Neon Avenue, which is undergoing a series of changes.

Cheap gin is no bargain for arthritis

Q. I have been using gin-soaked raisins for joint pain. However, the clerk at the store said that if


YOUNGSTOWN SYMPHONY SEASON Classical and pops concerts on tap. C7

Organist Wilson to perform with Warren Philharmonic Orchestra

Staff report WARREN The Warren Philharmonic Orchestra will present a concert featuring Rimsky-

Propaganda part of the curriculum in schools

Opinion: WASHINGTON The real vocation of some people entrusted with delivering primary and secondary

Consider the dangers of drilling

Opinion: Consider the dangers of drilling Wake up, neighbors. There’s a frack well in the protected


AUDITIONS ACTORS “Taming of the Shrew,SDRq Mahoning Valley Players, Oakland Center for the Arts,

Rust Belt premieres ‘Family Reunion’

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Rust Belt Theater Company will present the world premiere of “Family

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus King Charles Troupe's extraordinary feats

Kim Anthony Jones is always up for a challenge.


American Legion Post 737, 16465 Milton Ave., Lake Milton; 330-654-5630 Fri: Ice n’ Spice, 7 to 11

A special song for Dr. King

Opinion: Today marks the 45th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s death, an event that shocked the nation


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Gorka builds his sound on guitar, vocal performances

By JOHN BENSON Folk music has long been considered the fabric of America

Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Lordstown Village Streets and Sidewalks Committee, 9 a.m., council chambers.


CD RATES The table shows the annual percentage yield as of Wednesday. All yields given in percent.

Oakland offers romantic fantasy

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The Oakland Center for the Arts will present “Prelude to a Kiss,” the


today Art Shows “Iron Valley: A Century of Change at the Hubbard Furnace,” Opening night, 5 to

Respect states on pot laws

Opinion: By Erwin Chemerinsky and Allen Hopper Los Angeles Times It may be surprising, but no state is


NEW THIS WEEK 42 (PG-13) Jackie Robinson and Brooklyn Dodgers executive Branch Rickey both face

HEALTH DIGEST || Child autism case management

Child autism case management AUSTINTOWN The First Ohio Chapter of the Federation of Families

“Elementary” (10 p.m., CBS): Holmes and Watson try to foil a heist in the middle of an

“Elementary” (10 p.m., CBS): Holmes and Watson try to foil a heist in the middle of an epic

Two Warren committees want to question Sunshine Inc. about its financial problems

Two Warren City Council committee meetings are scheduled for Tuesday afternoon to address the same issue — the cash flow problems being encountered by the non-profit organization Sunshine Inc.

2013-14 symphony season to include Valley composer’s work

The Youngstown Symphony Orchestra’s 2013-14 season will include seven concerts — four classical and three pops. The Stained Glass Concert Series, in which the YSO string section visits local houses of worship, will return for its second year.

Boardman officials keep faith with residents who voted yes

Editorial: When residents of boardman approved a 3.8-mill police levy in August 2011, we suggested that the

Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .70, 31.27 —.26 Avalon

Years Ago

Today is Thursday, April 4, the 94th day of 2013. There are 271 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

Radio station fundraiser set for Saturday

YSU’s student-run radio station is streamed on the web at

Richard Clark charged with murder in death of Dwayne Hickman

Richard A. Clark, 39, is being held without bond in the Trumbull County jail, charged in the murder of Dwayne Hickman, 49, found stabbed to death March 25.

‘Price is Right Live’ coming to Covelli

“The Price is Right Live” will come to the Covelli Centre at 7:30 p.m. May 8.


newsmakers NYC man who killed DJ Megatron sentenced NEW YORK The man who gunned down radio and

Man accused of stealing brass statue appears in court

Hubbard man facing felony charges for stealing statue at cemetery


BOARDMAN Division: I. Head coach: Mike Trell, fifth season, 79-35. 2012: 15-10, 6-6 Federal

Small-business loans rise in 4th quarter

Small-business loans rise in 4th quarter NEW YORK Small-business lending is showing small signs

It’s official: Fallon in, Leno out

Associated Prewss NEW YORK NBC announced Wed-nesday its long-rumored switch in late night,

Tattoo artist knows where to draw the line

McClatchy Newspapers FRESNO, Calif. Tattoo artist Megan Massacre (whose real name is Megan

Study: Alzheimer’s most-costly disease

Associated Press Cancer and heart disease are bigger killers, but Alzheimer’s is the most-

Changes to meat labels aim to help consumers

Associated Press Don’t know your pork butts from your rump roasts? It may be getting a little

Lupo resigns from D&L

Following a mound of litigation, Lupo hands the reins to his wife

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Reports show slowdown in hiring, service firms

Associated Press WASHINGTON Two reports Wednesday showed that U.S. service companies grew more

Police arrest city man after shooting

The man is being held on a $50,000 bond.

Affirmative Action needed to balance the racial scales

Opinion: The Paris (Tenn.) Post-Intelligencer: The law ought to be colorblind, no doubt. It’s not right to


Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Francine DeFrank, Youngstown, boy, April 2. Chris and Becky

China bird-flu strain might infect mammals

China bird-flu strain might infect mammals Associated Press BEIJING In a worrisome sign, a

oddly enough

oddly enough Ga. woman’s camera washes ashore NEWNAN, Ga. A Georgia woman has been reunited

Obama calls for middle ground on gun control

McClatchy Newspapers DENVER President Barack Obama appealed to Americans to set aside “the

N. Korea OKs use of nukes on US

Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea Ratcheting up the rhetoric, North Korea warned early today

W.Va. sheriff fatally shot; suspect caught

Associated Press WILLIAMSON, W.Va. A new sheriff who was cracking down on the drug trade in

METRO DIGEST || Deployment event today

Deployment event CANFIELD The Ohio Army National Guard’s 838 Military Police Co. will have a


Vindy Talk Radio for April 4, 2013