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Election update | McNally wins, fracking issue loses, school issues win

Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman Dave Betras, at right, and other officials go over the results Tuesday night.


ELECTION UPDATE | In Trumbull, Graham, Paolone unofficial winners #vindyvote

ELECTION UPDATE | In Trumbull, shows Graham, Paolone maintain leads #vindyvote


ELECTION UPDATE | Voters approve Salem school renewal levy #vindyvote

ELECTION UPDATE | Voters approve Salem school renewal levy


Election update| McNally winning mayoral primary; fracking amendment headed to defeat#vindyvote

Election update| McNally winning mayoral primary; fracking amendment headed to defeat#vindyvote


Election Update|Brown pulls ahead of McNally in mayor’s race#vindyvote

Election Update|Brown pulls ahead of McNally in mayor’s race#vindyvote YOUNGSTOWN— With about half


ELECTION UPDATE | Levies support still mixed as more votes counted #vindyvote

ELECTION UPDATE | Early voting show levies getting support #vindyvote


ELECTION UPDATE | Salem school levy appears headed for approval #vindyvote

ELECTION UPDATE | Salem school levy appears headed for approval


ELECTION UPDATE | Mark Sanford to win in S.C., AP says #vindyvote

ELECTION UPDATE | Mark Sanford to win in S.C., AP says #vindyvote


ELECTION UPDATE | Trumbull school levies #vindyvote

ELECTION UPDATE | Trumbull school levies


ELECTION UPDATE | Early results for Struthers council at large race #vindyvote

ELECTION UPDATE | Early results for Struthers council at large race


Cleveland police under scrutiny after escape of missing women

One neighbor says a naked woman was seen crawling on her hands and knees in the backyard of the house a few years ago. Another heard pounding on the home's doors and noticed plastic bags over the windows.


ELECTION UPDATE| McNally has small early lead#vindyvote

ELECTION UPDATE| McNally has small early lead#vindyvote YOUNGSTOWN —Early voting results show a


ELECTION UPDATE | The polls close at 7:30 p.m. #vindyvote

ELECTION UPDATE | The polls close in 35 minutes #vindyvote


Delaware becomes the latest state to OK gay marriage

Delaware becomes the latest st5ate to OK gay marriage


Colorado shootings suspect to enter insanity plea

Colorado shootings suspect to enter insanity plea DENVER (AP) - The man accused in the deadly


Campbell man gets prison term for crimes in Trumbull Co.

Campbell man gets prison term for crimes in Trumbull Co.


US Marshals seek suspects in burglaries in Columbiana, Trumbull counties

US Marshals seek suspects in burglaries in Columbiana, Trumbull counties


Debra Chance gets released from prison, restitution required

Debra Chance gets released from prison, restitution required


Pat Benatar to hit the Covelli on Aug. 16

Pat Benatar to hit the Covelli on Aug. 16


Kasich balks at anti-fracking charter amendment

Kasich balks at anti-fracking charter amendment


Kristen Melnek | Chase Colantuoni

YOUNGSTOWN Kristen Lyn Melnek and Chase Anthony Colantuoni, both of Brunswick, Ohio, were united

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Amy Jaskowick | Matthew Muntean

CANFIELD Western Reserve United Methodist Church in Canfield served as the setting for the Oct.

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Joanna Liberato | Jason Moore

WARREN Believers Christian Church was the setting of the exchange of vows of Joanna Liberato of

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HAPPY 90TH BIRTHDAY | Dorothy M. McElroy

THE HONOREE Residence: Youngstown. Date of birth: May 7, 1923. FAMILY Parents: James and

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REUNIONS

Campbell Memorial High School Alumni Night, sponsored by the alumni association, will take place May


Dulci-More to host last spring concert

Dulci-More to host last spring concert SALEM Dulci-More: Folk & Traditional Musicians will host


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Threat turns out to be false

The incident was treated as a fire drill, and evacuees were not told about the bomb threat to avoid panic, said Lydia Hammar, assistant principal at YCS.

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Fitch’s Ford notches 200th victory

The Falcons (15-2, 10-0 All-American Conference American Division) swept their league opponents, a special moment for Ford’s seniors.

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The amnesty program collected about $40,000 from those with unpaid parking tickets

If you owe at least $500 in unpaid parking tickets, your vehicle will be towed


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Indians hit four home runs in win over Oakland

The homers backed Ubaldo Jimenez (2-2), who had his second straight solid outing.

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Graveside gun salute and helicopter flyover planned for officer’s funeral

The funeral procession for Officer William “Jerry” McCarthy will pass the Shenango Township Police Department, where he worked, en route to Crestview Cemetery in Grove City.


Couples, Montgomerie join Golf Hall of Fame

Couples, Montgomerie join Golf Hall of Fame ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. About the only thing Fred


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K.O. Drugs Boxing Tournament returns to St. Lucy’s

Josh Mango got off on the right foot in defending that crown as he scored a unanimous decision over Keystone’s John O’Toole.

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Speaker focuses on managing school crises

Dr. Tina Swanson Brookes counseled people after shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn.


Struthers seeking grant for downtown revitalization

The grant would match 50 percent of a project's cost


Browns’ draft pick Bryant arrested for DUI

The Browns drafted Bryant last month despite his arrest last year on a felony charge of marijuana distribution in a school zone. He pleaded no contest.


The busy season is coming

ODH says a minimum of four are needed


Hagan files forms to start raising money for a 2016 U.S. Senate bid

Says the incumbent ‘must be held accountable’ for a vote against a gun background check expansion proposal


Robbers get six-year and four-year prison terms

After pleading guilty, an armed robber gets six years in prison; his accomplice, four years in prison.


Jones isn’t thinking about replacing Big Ben

The idea is so preposterous, at least to Landry Jones, he couldn’t help but laugh.


John Walsh is CEO

The two top administrative positions at Trumbull Memorial Hospital, an affiliate of ValleyCare Health System of Ohio, have been filled.


Today’s election expected to have low turnout

Five candidates filed as independents for Youngstown mayor


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Clinton tried to broker Led Zeppelin reunion NEW YORK It’s a diplomatic failure at


BOSTON marathon bombings Funeral director mulls burial offers

Associated Press BOSTON A Massachusetts funeral director said Monday he has received burial


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3 women missing for years found alive

Three women who went missing separately about a decade ago, when they were in their teens or early 20s, were found alive Monday in a residential area just south of downtown, and a man was arrested.

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Second finalist for YSU president meets faculty, students

Trustees could decide Friday who the next YSU president will be

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mlb roundup | Monday’s games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Blue Jays 8, Rays 7 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. J.P. Arencibia hit a two-out, two-run


Bomb at party rally kills 16 in Pakistan

Bomb at party rally kills 16 in Pakistan parachinar, pakistan A bomb blast tore through a


US team was stopped from going to Benghazi, former diplomat says

Associated Press WASHINGTON Four members of Army special forces ready to head to Benghazi,


Funds released

Funds released COLUMBUS The State Controlling Board released more than $464,000 Monday for a


Lorain boy wins one for autism

By JOSH Stipanovich jstipanovich@vindy.com LORAIN One 6-year-old Lorain boy took advantage of


Agenda Wednesday

Agenda Wednesday Struthers City Council, caucus at 6:15 p.m., council caucus room; regular


Operations return to normal at Southern Park Mall

After Saturday's power outage, electrical problems at Sears fixed


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Police: Man finds decaying money in W. Pa. woods CLARION, Pa. State police are


Israeli airstrike in Syria aimed at Iran

Associated Press BEIRUT From Israel’s perspective, its airstrikes near Damascus were more about


Stabbing reported

Stabbing reported youngstown A man was transported to St. Elizabeth Health Center on Monday


Writer explains MVP vote

Associated Press MIAMI The writer who did not choose LeBron James of the Miami Heat as the NBA’s


Creed reluctant award winner

A back judge, he spent 22 seasons in the trenches, working two Super Bowls, 22 playoff games and a bevy of meaningful regular-season contests.


CORRECTION

CORRECTION Registration for the 2nd Annual Blue Jay 5K will begin at 8 a.m. May 26, and the race


Today is Tuesday, May 7, the 127th day of 2013. There are 238 days left in the year.

Today is Tuesday, May 7, the 127th day of 2013. There are 238 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


No answer to terrible roads

Opinion: No answer to terrible roads I know the repaving job is al- ready started on New Buffalo Road. I


Kasich to attend Exterran grand opening

The governor will participate in a tour of the facility and tout its opening in Youngstown


BRIDGE

BRIDGE Both vulnerable. South deals. NORTH x6 5 uJ 3 2 vA 4 3 wQ 9 8 7 4 WEST EAST


East Coast about to be swarmed by cicadas

By SETH BORENSTEIN AP Science Writer WASHINGTON Any day now, billions of cicadas with bulging


Seminar | Managing crises

“Managing School Crises: From Theory to Application” is the theme of a fire and police chaplain


INTERNET SHOPPING Senate passes sales-tax bill

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped


Iginla, Penguins look to take commanding lead against Islanders

Iginla’s career has been reborn with a late-season trade to the Pittsburgh Penguins.


police Calls

police Calls A summary of recent criminal activity in Canfield city and Austintown: CANFIELD


Should Newman be fined?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Ryan Newman had to open his checkbook the last time he spoke out at Talladega.


Keystone XL pipeline security

Opinion: McCook (Neb.) Daily Gazette: The Nebraska State Patrol invited county sheriffs and prosecutors along


Megadeth coming to Covelli Centre

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Metal rock band Megadeth, with opening acts Black Label Society, Device,


Limo driver: Fire took 3 minutes to claim 5 lives

Associated Press REDWOOD CITY, Calif. First came the tapping. Over the blasting music, limo


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center James and Nancy Hanek, Salem, boy, May 5. Alesha Brown,


fast facts

fast facts Area Agency on Aging 11 formed the North East Ohio Coalition on Readmissions to reduce


Chocolate health benefits challenged

Q. Is there any evidence for the health benefits of chocolate? From what I’ve read, there have never


Hands-only CPR

Hands-only CPR HERMITAGE, PA. The Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Bureau of EMS have


Gitmo is a major headache

Opinion: President Obama sounded genuinely outraged last week when he talked about the Kafkaesque situation


Exhibit focuses on 1896 election

Students from YSU combed archives for political artifacts Staff report NILES A new exhibit


Legislation to reform immigration full of holes

Opinion: There’s the story of a woman with five kids who was asked if she had to do it all over again would


Hollywood bets on its blockbusters

By Amy Kaufman Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES Summer is the season for blockbusters at the box


TeamBSS event

TeamBSS event boardman TeamBSS, a physical- fitness training facility that offers personal and


When “The Great Gatsby” opens Friday in theaters, it will be the fifth and latest movie

When “The Great Gatsby” opens Friday in theaters, it will be the fifth and latest movie incarnation


The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss., on giving borrowers better options:

Opinion: The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss., on giving borrowers better options: Payday lending thrives in


Pfizer to sell Viagra online

Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. Men who are bashful about needing help in the bedroom no longer


Obama is targeted

Opinion: By Barbara Shelly Kansas City Star Pat Toomey, the U.S. senator from Pennsylvania who broke


‘Benghazi’ not just political buzzword

Opinion: By John Kass Chicago Tribune Mention the word “Benghazi” to Republicans, and chances are,


What happens if OHSAA proposal fails?

The possibility of separate postseason tournaments for public and non-public schools still exists.


The darkly funny side of parenting

By LEANNE ITALIE Associated Press NEW YORK These moms curse a lot, drink to excess, reveal


JobsOhio’s ‘private’ status still generates controversy

Editorial: First, Ohio Auditor David Yost presented a compelling — and successful — argument that JobsOhio, the


MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Christopher A. Williams, 27, of 3960 Martindale Road


Awareness walk

Awareness walk WARREN The sixth annual Survivors of Suicide Awareness Walk in memory of loved


Piloted and administered by AAAII

Readmissions reduced from 20 to 13 percent


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