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Man gets $100K in OSHA whistleblower lawsuit

Man gets $100K in OSHA whistleblower lawsuit


Groups oppose Mass for priest convicted of murder

Groups oppose Mass for priest convicted of murder


2 jailed on charges they forced Pa. boys to smoke pot

2 jailed on charges they forced Pa. boys to smoke pot


Lawyers: Judge approves NFL concussion settlement

Lawyers: Judge approves NFL concussion settlement


Ohio casinos see revenue slump in June

Ohio casinos see revenue slump in June


Ohio gas prices continue to drop after holiday

Ohio gas prices continue to drop after holiday


Campbell sets Aug. 25 deadline for water shutoffs for delinquents

Campbell sets Aug. 25 deadline for water shutoffs for delinquents


YSU trustee board executive committee meeting is Tuesday

YSU trustee board executive committee meeting is Tuesday


OSHP troopers arrest 749 for OVI over holiday weekend

OSHP troopers arrest 749 for OVI over holiday weekend


Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses

Washington state issues 24 marijuana shop licenses


Journey Cafe event is Thursday at North Side church

Journey Cafe event is Thursday at North Side church


Man to appeal conviction in Cleveland fire that killed 9

Man to appeal conviction in Cleveland fire that killed 9


Youngstown streets closed for St. Nicholas Greek Summerfest

Youngstown streets closed for St. Nicholas Greek Summerfest


Fair-hiring meeting tonight at Warren church

Fair-hiring meeting tonight at Warren church


Esparra appointed to Youngstown health board

Esparra appointed to Youngstown health board


Trumbull Commissioner Paul Heltzel buried today

Trumbull Commissioner Paul Heltzel buried today


UPDATE | Caleb Denlinger is safe

Caleb Denlinger is safe


Campbell arrests six people for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia

Campbell arrests six people for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia


ValleyCare to cut ribbon on $20 million Northside modernization

ValleyCare to cut ribbon on $20 million Northside modernization


Boardman traffic stop leads to drug and weapon arrest

Boardman traffic stop leads to drug and weapon arrest


Goff receives 3 years probation, 300 hours community service for brine dumping

Goff receives 3 years probation, 300 hours community service for brine dumping


Brown calls for money to fix highways and bridges

Brown calls for money to fix highways and bridges


Austintown homeowner calls cops on two burglars

AUSTINTOWN Two men attempted to break into a resident’s home early Sunday. According to a police report, they were trying to break into a home on Kerrybrook Drive in the township about 1 a.m. Sunday. The resident of the house was home at the time and called the police. There have been no arrests.


WORTH A LOOK

CRAFT SHOWS Salem Kiwanis Club will host its 50th Antique & Craft Show in Centennial Park, East


Historical society will host festival

Lawrence County Historical Society will host a fireworks festival July 12.

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Kiwanis club installs newest member

Kiwanis club installs newest member AUSTINTOWN Austintown Kiwanis Club recently inducted its

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4-month-old baby critically injured by fireworks in Youngstown

The baby is being treated at Akron Children's Hospital in Akron


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Scrappers’ slide continues

Mahoning Valley committed three errors in a 5-3 loss to Batavia.

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Fords roll on 'Fat & Furious'

"Fat & Furious: Rolling Thunder" might be gaining traction.


Sucker for a sunset

There’s something downright magical about seeing the sun slowly slip from a colorful sky.

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Campbell City Schools invests in almost $225k in technology upgrades

The technology upgrades will be paid for with permanent improvement funds, which came from the sale of mineral rights, and not with general fund dollars.


Handel's gives ice cream to cops

Each cop to get a free pint


Cash, Lewis, Perkins and Presley are the ... 'Million Dollar Quartet'

The magic of the garage band isn’t lost on Broadway director Eric Schaeffer.


Canfield’s Smida wins Super Gas title

He won a pair of races Sunday at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.


Three Pirates, one Indian make All-Star Game

Pittsburgh outfielder Andrew McCutchen will start for the National League.


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City schools report expected soon

The report will include positive and negative findings to be included in the next academic recovery plan update

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Group joins search for missing Ohio boy

Associated Press DAYTON A national group joined in the search for a 4-year-old boy missing since


Homosexual lifestyle defies God, logic and common sense

Opinion: Homosexual lifestyle defies God, logic and common sense The recent World Digest report, “Gay-


Health care invigorates regional economy

Northeast Ohio’s health care employment has grown 20 percent since 2000 to 177,000 employees.


TRUMBULL COUNTY COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses Tyler C. Taylor, 26, of 437 Griswold St., Warren, and


Contracts awarded

Contracts awarded YOUNGSTOWN Contracts have been awarded for roof and boiler replacement at the


Officials look to gun-seizure law after mass killings in US

Associated Press HARTFORD, CONN. As state officials across the country grapple with how to


Fireworks critically injure baby during display in Youngstown SFlb

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A 4-month-old baby was flown by helicopter to Akron Children’s Hospital


Guardsman seeks light sentence in Ohio bomb case

Associated Press COLUMBUS An attorney for an Indiana Guardsman who pleaded guilty to having


births

births St. Elizabeth Health Center George and Logan Green of Canfield, boy, July 5. Sam and


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Mahoning County Board of Elections, 8 a.m., board room, Oakhill Renaissance Place,


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American Legion leads the charge to help veterans on hold with VA

A counselor at the local Veterans Affairs office looked at Rebecca King, a victim of domestic violence and abuse who was seeking help for depression, and told her she would not be able to see a psychologist.

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Associated Press OAK HARBOR, Ohio A wildlife refuge in northwestern Ohio is reporting the first


Cord sparked blaze that killed firefighter

Cord sparked blaze that killed firefighter NEW YORK A high-rise blaze that killed a fire


Boardman levy funds provide for school security upgrades

Boardman levy funds provide for school security upgrades


State adds features to sex offender web site

State adds features to sex offender web site


City schools report expected soon

The report will include positive and negative findings to be included in the next academic recovery plan update


Vases made in 1904 displayed in Zanesville

Associated Press ZANESVILLE Five vases created more than a century ago at an Ohio pottery plant


Change in state law is sought to levy cigarette tax to fund arts groups

Cuyahoga is the only county that currently has the right to implement sin taxes


Man killed in nightclub

Associated Press COLUMBUS Police say a man was fatally shot at a club in Columbus and they have


Jackson-Milton adds college-credit classes

Jackson-Milton adds college-credit classes NORTH JACKSON Three classes have been added to


GRADS LIST

These students were awarded bachelor’s degrees unless otherwise noted: WALSH UNIVERSITY, North


YSU 5 business grad students present research

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN Five graduate students in Youngstown State University’s Williamson


6 arrested in teen’s slaying

Associated Press JERUSALEM Israel arrested six Jewish suspects Sunday in the grisly slaying of a


Hurdles in child migrant crisis

AssociatedPress WASHINGTON The legal, humanitarian and political constraints facing the Obama


Years Ago

Today is Monday, July 7, the 188th day of 2014. There are 177 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


WWII BATTLE Survivors from US recall Saipan attack

Associated Press SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. Even after seven decades, Wilfred “Spike” Mailloux won’t


CHANEY STEM CAMPUS Ragan is named Master Teacher

Staff report Youngstown Sharon Ragan, a math and science teacher at the Chaney STEM Campus, has


First Place foundation fulfills contribution to YSU campaign

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN First Place Community Foundation has made its final $125,000


Unanimity rules the year on Supreme Court, but dissent remains cornerstone of justice

Editorial: Many legal scholars have been quick to boo the U.S. Supreme Court for hamming it up a bit too much.


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS ‘Transformers’ tops ‘Tammy’ at box office NEW YORK The Fourth of July went off like


Cabrera rallies at Greenbrier

His only other PGA Tour victories came in the 2007 U.S. Open and the 2009 Masters.


Argentina’s Di Maria to miss semifinal

He strained a muscle in his right thigh against Belgium.


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Diamond dog coughs up missing wedding ring STEVENS POINT, Wis. A Wisconsin woman


Life experience certainly contributes to sound judgment

Opinion: WASHINGTON How did the Supreme Court manage to agree unanimously that police must obtain a


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Backlash stirs in US against visas for foreign workers

Kelly Parker was thrilled when she landed her dream job in 2012 providing tech support for Harley-Davidson’s Tomahawk, Wis., plants. The divorced mother of three hoped it was the beginning of a new career.

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Comic book fans converge on Warren

Comic-book artist George Graybill of Brookfield signs an original piece of artwork for Riley Russo 7, of Brookfi eld during the 2014 All AmeriCon comic book convention at Packard Music Hall in Warren.

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Timken engineer to give lecture

Timken engineer to give lecture YOUNGSTOWN Craig Seidelson, chief engineer for Timken Corp. in


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Pirates (finally) complete sweep

Jeff Locke got the best of ex-Buc A.J. Burnett.

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