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Mancini film set for release

The movie will be available on demand July 16 and in selected theaters Aug. 9.


Girard council strengthens laws involving sexually oriented businesses

Girard council strengthens laws involving sexually oriented businesses


UPDATE | Popular psychologist Joyce Brothers dead at 85

Popular psychologist Joyce Brothers dies


Aubrey Toney still faces possible death sentence in 2010 shooting, judge rules

Aubrey Toney still faces death sentence judge rules


UPDATE | Pa. abortion doc found guilty of killing 3 babies born alive

Pa. abortion doc found guilty of killing 3 babies born alive


Youngstown man pleads to charges in YSU hazing case

Youngstown man pleads to charges in YSU hazing case


9 students honored for completing Youth Police Academy program

9 students honored for completing Youth Police Academy program


Man shot to death and wife wounded in Mahoning Township, Pa.

Man shot to death and wife wounded in Mahoning Township, Pa. HILLSVILLE, Pa. Mahoning Township


Builders bulldoze Mayan pyramid in Belize

Builders bulldoze Mayan pyramid in Belize BELIZE CITY (AP) — A construction company has


O.J. Simpson appears cuffed in Las Vegas courtroom seeking new trial

O.J. Simpson appears cuffed in Las Vegas courtroom seeking new trial LAS VEGAS - O.J. Simpson


Obama slams IRS targeting, defends Libya effort

Obama slams IRS targeting, defends Libya effort WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama today


Ohio Star Forge breaking ground for expansion

Ohio Star Forge breaking ground for expansion CHAMPION Ohio Star Forge Co., 4000 Mahoning Avenue


Former school board member charged with DUI

Former school board member charged with DUI YOUNGSTOWN A former Youngstown City School board


Boardman police arrest four on drug charges

Boardman police arrest four on drug charges BOARDMAN — Four people are expected to be in Mahoning


Man, wife shot in domestic incident

Man, wife shot in domestic incident NEW CASTLE, Pa. — A 50-year-old man is dead and his 50-year-


Crucial decision in Iraq murders court martial

Crucial decision in Iraq murders court martial JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — A military


End may near for Calif. evangelical radio network

End may near for Calif. evangelical radio network SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The end may be near for a


Council set to vote on bamboo ban

Council set to vote on bamboo ban UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Bamboo may soon be banned in a community


Boy dies after he’s found hanging from curtain

Boy dies after he’s found hanging from curtain READING, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in Reading are


Funds being raised for congressman’s son

Funds being raised for congressman’s son PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell


WORTH A LOOK

CRAFT SHOWS Celebrate Poland Craft Show will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 29 during the


Dahlia Society will sponsor plant sale

Dahlia Society will sponsor plant sale YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning Valley Dahlia Society’s annual


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UNBRIDLED PASSION

It might not be the way every mother would choose to spend Mother’s Day, but those at the Penn-Ohio Horseman’s Association Double Point Open Horse Show didn’t seem to mind.

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Leaving Bangladesh: no easy choice for brands

Bangladesh offers the global garment industry something unique: Millions of workers who quickly churn out huge amounts of well-made underwear, jeans and T-shirts for the lowest wages in the world.

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Grow Youngstown begins new season June 4

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Grow Youngstown’s Community Supported Agriculture Farm to You program


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Flick goes from Youngstown to Cooperstown

The Bedford native began his Hall of Famer career with the Puddlers.

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Chilly temps add to triathlon challenge

Lisbon’s Caitlin Glenn and Pittsburgh’s Eric Angstadt took home titles.

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Alvarez lifts Pirates in 8th

Associated Press NEW YORK Reliever Mark Melancon said his heart sunk. Second baseman Brandon


Two teens robbed at gunpoint while fishing in Lawrence County

Staff report SLIPPERY ROCK TOWNSHIP, Pa. Two teenagers said they were robbed at gunpoint while


Kenseth overcomes hurdles

The 41-year-old has found a new gear in his first season at Joe Gibbs Racing.


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Neighborhood Ministries alumnus shares his story

Anthony Madison shares how the program influenced his life in positive way.

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Indians find a way, topple Tigers in 10

Cleveland took two of three games at Comerica Park.

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Mahoning County seeking new dog warden

Dog Warden Matt Ditchey's last day was Saturday and now the county is looking to continue his mission under new leadership.


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Meeting will focus on future of Coitsville Presbyterian Church

Session on May 25 at the church is open to all to brainstorm ideas

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Police probe S. Side slaying

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN One mother spent her Mother’s Day in the hospital with a gunshot wound


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Study hopes to highlight growth potential along U.S. Route 422

V&M Star Youngstown revitalization efforts

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IN FOCUS

The sculptor shapes and designs art into shadow objects that makes the viewer almost in awe of what he has done.

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Warren lives up to its Relay reputation

Staff report WARREN With at least 74 teams and more than 1,100 participants, the Relay for Life


Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Youngstown releases survey statistics

The need for food represented the greatest increase in emergency assistance program last year, with a 35 percent increase over 2011.


Student standouts to address spring commencement at YSU

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Luke Politsky of Poland, who graduates with a bachelor’s degree, joins


TRUMBULL COUNTY COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Edward V. Eve, 35, of 218 Kenilworth Ave. SE, Warren,


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Woods rises, Garcia falls at TPC

Tiger Woods earned his 78th career victory at the Players Championship.

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Rabies vaccine clinic planned Saturday at Berlin fire station

Rabies vaccine clinic planned Saturday at Berlin fire station BERLIN CENTER Mahoning County


Beware of moles with evil intent

Opinion: Beware of moles with evil intent Moles come in different forms. Most are animals, like the two


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Youngstown Human Relations Commission, 10 a.m., sixth floor, council caucus


Pop artist to speak for Scoutreach

Pop artist to speak for Scoutreach YOUNGSTOWN/WARREN Chris Yambar, pop art painter and comic


Memories of 2011 haunt Grizzlies

Memphis led Oklahoma City 2-1 in 2011 only to lose in seven games.


Warriors top Spurs, tie series

Stephen Curry scored 22 points on a bum ankle for Golden State.


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Jessica Miller and James Cessna, Jr., Youngstown, girl, May


Bedford plans statue of Flick

A city group has raised $25,000 to cover the statue’s costs.


YSU baseball falls, 8-3

YSU baseball falls, 8-3 Milwaukee Milwaukee scored seven runs in the fourth inning to blow open


Knicks battling illness, offensive woes

Two of the team’s top players didn’t even make it to Sunday’s workout.


James dismisses flopping accusations

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau was fined $35,000 for criticizing the officials.


An election victory for Pakistan’s Sharif

An election victory for Pakistan’s Sharif lahore, pakistan Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz


BRIDGE

BRIDGE Weekly Quiz Answers Q. Vulnerable, as South, you hold: xK Q 6 5 4 2 uJ 4 vK 10 wK 6 5


Official: Clinton didn’t make Benghazi call

Associated Press WASHINGTON The veteran diplomat who penned a highly critical report on security


NJ STANDOFF 2 bodies found; suspect is killed

Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. Police stormed a New Jersey home early Sunday and fatally shot a


Jeffery Ross Ervin Sr.

Jeffery Ross Ervin Sr. Accused of failure to register as sexual offender Height: 5’9” Weight:


3 freed women in Cleveland ask public for privacy

Associated Press CLEVELAND The three women allegedly imprisoned and sexually abused for years


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Mystery smell irks neighborhood QUINCY, Mass. Residents of a Quincy senior


Mom: Accused boy ‘could never’ hurt sis

Associated Press VALLEY SPRINGS, Calif. A day before a 12-year-old boy was arrested for the


ROBERT W. FISHER

ROBERT W. FISHER ACCUSED OF UNLAWFUL FLIGHT TO AVOID PROSECUTION, MURDER, ARSON Height: 6’


Restrictions at Ohio forest to protect resources

Associated Press NELSONVILLE, Ohio The Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio is putting new


19 New Orleans shooting victims include two kids

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS Gunmen opened fire on dozens of people marching in a neighborhood


“Once you see a large attack like this, that they made off with $45 million, that’s

“Once you see a large attack like this, that they made off with $45 million, that’s going to wake up


Black bear sightings rose in Ohio last year

Associated Press COLUMBUS Reported sightings of the endangered black bear rose in Ohio last


WILLIAM K. PETERSON

WILLIAM K. PETERSON accused of ROBBERY/BURGLARY/WEAPON OFFENSE Height: 6’4” Weight: 225


Years Ago

Today is Monday, May 13, the 133rd day of 2013. There are 232 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Asian Americans get recognition

Opinion: By Kathy Ko Chin McClatchy-Tribune May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, a


U.S. NATURAL GAS Export plans stir debate

Associated Press WASHINGTON A domestic natural-gas boom already has lowered U.S. energy prices


Details set for annual Sustainable Energy Forum

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN The fifth annual Sustainable Energy Forum, featuring more than 200


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

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


BANGLADESH | At a glance

About Bangladesh, one of the world’s most densely populated and poorest nations: Population: 163


The prescription drug scourge

Opinion: The prescription drug scourge Canton Repository: The state has been waging an aggressive battle


US needs more global trade

Opinion: By Myron Brilliant McClatchy-Tribune WASHINGTON Those who think we can protect U.S. jobs by


Loss of ‘anti-fracking’ issue was a gain for Youngstown

Editorial: The loss of what was billed as an anti-fracking amendment to Youngstown’s charter was surprising


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS ‘Great Gatsby’ gives ‘Iron Man 3’ a run for its money LOS ANGELES Gatsby looks


Trade pacts don’t help US

Opinion: By Mark Weisbrot McClatchy-Tribune WASHINGTON The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a very special


video game review

‘far cry 3: blood dragon’ Grade: B Details: Ubisoft, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, $15


Military brass don’t get it

Opinion: WASHINGTON Generals say the darndest things. Especially when it comes to issues of gender and


McGraw finds freedom on road

By CHRIS TALBOTT AP Music Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. Tim McGraw is free. The country star has


Liberty native Michelle Pesce finds fame as a DJ The life of the party

By GUY D’ASTOLFO dastolfo@vindy.com Michelle Pesce can pinpoint the moment when she knew she


Galloping Toward Growth

Staff and wire reports DAYTON Ohio’s horse racing industry is showing signs of rebounding just


Ghosts of Christmas past

Opinion: WASHINGTON Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is a gooey confection of seasonal sentiment. It