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Landscaping, exterior home maintenance program Saturday

A landscaping and exterior home maintenance program will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, at 453 Vine Ave..


Mahoning Republicans recommend 3 Dems — 2 men, 1 woman — to replace Judge Evans

The Mahoning County Republican Party is recommending Gov. John Kasich, a fellow Republican, choose among three registered Democrats to replace retiring Judge James C. Evans on the common pleas court bench.


Williams could face death in murder of girl found in landfill

An 18-year-old man could face the death penalty if convicted of the murder of a 16-year-old girl who was found in a Mercer County, Pa., waste facility.


Historic tombstones destroyed by Hummer in Liberty crash

Two missing sections of cemetery fence along Church Hill-Hubbard Road, deeply gouged tire tracks in the cemetery and flattened, broken gravestones tell the tale.


Jamar Houser, once charged in murder at church, arrested on gun charge

A man who once faced the death penalty for the murder of an elderly woman in the parking lot of a South Side church has been arrested for the third time since those charges were dropped.

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For this family, Trumbull Fair is vacation

Jamie Lewis is only 31⁄2 years old, but she’s fully immersed in the lifestyle of the Trumbull County Fair.


Casino tax revenue up for tri-county area, but just barely

Quarterly casino-tax revenues for Ohio’s counties and eight major cities, including Youngstown, have risen slightly after three consecutive quarters of decline.


Prisoner convicted of trying to run over a cop suing city for $6.7M

A prisoner with a long criminal record, who was shot in the abdomen by a city police officer he allegedly tried to run down with his car in December 2012, has sued the city for $6.7 million, saying he was “attacked without provocation” by the officer.


Bugno Towing searched after complaint of child sexual abuse

Police, with help from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the FBI, served search warrants at the East Indianola Avenue and North Garland Avenue offices of Bugno Towing.


Ohio company wins rights to shipwreck's gold

Ohio company wins rights to shipwreck's gold


Brothers sentenced in Ohio food-stamp fraud case

Brothers sentenced in Ohio food-stamp fraud case


Former OSU football player sues over road rage arrest

Former OSU football player sues over road rage arrest


Struthers woman sentenced in vehicular-homicide case

Struthers woman sentenced in vehicular-homicide case


Germany kicks out top US spy over espionage claims

Germany kicks out top US spy over espionage claims


Israel escalates Gaza offensive, casualties mount

Israel escalates Gaza offensive, casualties mount


Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks

Report: Chinese hackers hit US personnel networks


Grand jury indicts Williams for Gina Burger murder

Grand jury indicts Williams for Gina Burger murder


Pittsburgh man sentenced on Craigslist tix scam

Pittsburgh man sentenced on Craigslist tix scam


Condemned Ohio killer's death sentence upheld

Condemned Ohio killer's death sentence upheld


Movies 8 at Shops at Boardman Park reopens Friday

Movies 8 at Shops at Boardman Park reopens Friday


Pa. man charged with attacking Good Samaritan

Pa. man charged with attacking Good Samaritan


Significant algae bloom predicted for Lake Erie

Significant algae bloom predicted for Lake Erie


Authorities raid a Youngstown towing company

Authorities raid a Youngstown towing company


Forecasters: 2 tornadoes, winds caused Pa. damage

Forecasters: 2 tornadoes, winds caused Pa. damage


Ticket sold in Ohio wins $122M Powerball jackpot

Ticket sold in Ohio wins $122M Powerball jackpot


Proposed bill to regulate NYC costumed characters

Proposed bill to regulate NYC costumed characters


Ohio probation officer fatally shoots suspect

Ohio probation officer fatally shoots suspect


Pa. Gov. Corbett signs budget, vetoes legislative funding

Pa. Gov. Corbett signs budget


Plans for future Youngstown business park revealed

Plans for future Youngstown business park revealed


Campbell police investigating gun-threat complaint

Campbell police investigating gun-threat complaint


Man charged with falsifying discharge papers to get Purple Heart license plates

Man charged with falsifying discharge papers to get Purple Heart license plates


Police arrest man who fled from St. E's

Police arrest man who fled from St .E's


Funeral set for Ohio priest convicted of murder

Funeral set for Ohio priest convicted of murder


Parts of US Capitol closed after incident

Parts of US Capitol closed after incident


Jamar Houser faces third arrest after dismissal of death penalty case

Jamar Houser faces third arrest after dismissal of death penalty case


$2K in eyeglass frames stolen from Boardman business

$2K in eyeglass frames stolen from Boardman business


7 dead in Massachusetts apartment fire

7 dead in Massachusetts apartment fire


US employment aid applications fall to 304,000

US employment aid applications fall to 304,000


Homeless families surge in Cincinnati

Homeless families surge in Cincinnati


State wants lawsuit dismissed over Ohio execution

State wants lawsuit dismissed over Ohio execution


St. Patrick Church hosts info session Sunday on Oak Hill Collaborative

Oak Hill Collaborative has info session Sunday at St. Patrick Church


Joshua Stutz named principal of John F. Kennedy’s Lower Campus

Joshua Stutz named principal of John F. Kennedy’s Lower Campus


Man stabbed early today at North Side party

Man stabbed early today at North Side party


4 children among 6 killed in Houston-area shooting

4 children among 6 killed in Houston-area shooting


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Warren police: Help us find missing woman

Help us find missing Warren woman

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Youngstown man faces federal gun charge

Youngstown man faces federal gun charge


Rabid deer attacks woman outside Pa. paint store

Rabid deer attacks woman outside Pa. paint store


North Dakota pipeline spill cleanup may take weeks

North Dakota pipeline spill may take weeks


9 arrested in slaying of Northeast Ohio man

9 arrested in slaying of Northeast Ohio man


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Senator Sherrod Brown on the Louie Free Show

July 10, 2014 | Senator Sherrod Brown on the Louie Free Show


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Belinky says he's 'ashamed'

Belinky gets up to two years probation, 60 days of house arrest.

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Cops: Woman apologizes after running

Reports say she also had a loaded handgun, heroin

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Man threatens cop at county jail

Taken into custody on domestic violence charge

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Lockwood powers Renegades past Scrappers

Taylor Murphy homered for Mahoning Valley.


Poland has Relay for Life this weekend

Poland holds Relay for Life this weekend


Take a tour of St. John’s Episcopal Church

Tours will be Saturday as the church participates in the Summer Festival of the Arts

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Cavs make trade to clear cap space

The maneuvering is designed to open room under the salary cap so they can re-sign the Akron-born James.

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Lynn, Wong lead Cards past Bucs

The Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third straight time, 5-2 on Wednesday night.


EGCC growing again

Administrative offices are moving out of the Valley Center to make room for more classrooms


City school board gives superintendent 3 out of 5 for performance

Board members say they’re happy with the direction of the district, but they want the improvement to happen faster

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Don't fear venturing into 'Forbidden Youngstown'

“Forbidden Youngstown” was one of Rust Belt Theater Company’s most popular shows when it premiered last season, so it’s being brought back with some fresh material.


Blue Man, 'Flashdance' coming to Packard hall

Blue Man Group and “Flashdance: The Musical” are among five new musical theater shows and concerts booked at Packard Music Hall.


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It's festival weekend at YSU

The Summer Festival of the Arts, the mid-summer celebration of creativity at Youngstown State University, returns this weekend.

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Utica Shale activity continuing to move south

Northern section of Utica just doesn't have production results to justify expense.


Fins to the Left returns after two-year hiatus

By JOHN BENSON entertainment@vindy.com WARREN In the supply and demand world of rock music,


Ellsbury’s homer in 14th beats Tribe

Jacony Ellsbury hit his sixth home run of the season on an 0-2 pitch from Vinnie Pestano (0-1).


Ethan Carter III, TNA to make an impact at Eastwood Field

To wrestling fans, Ethan Carter III is the arrogant “1 percenter.” But when it comes to his craft, the TNA Wrestling star gives 100 percent.

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Canfield trustees talk road projects

Township sends counter-proposal to city on possible JEDD


Births

Births St. Elizabeth Health Center Correction: Daniel and Amy Lowry, Columbiana, girl, July 6.


Cleveland camera case put on hold

Associated Press CINCINNATI The state’s highest court put a Cleveland traffic cameras case on


Meeting to address formation of Trumbull environmental court

The Trumbull County Board of Health is hoping to join forces with the health departments in Warren, Niles and Girard to create an environmental court


Grand jury set to hear case today

Grand jury set to hear case today AUSTINTOWN A Mahoning County grand jury today will hear the


Sentenced to 2 years for child endangering

Sentenced to 2 years for child endangering WARREN Chad M. Lamarr, 24, of Apricot Drive, was


MAHONING COUNTY COURTS

courts MAHONING COUNTY Marriage licenses Michael R. Gierut, 27, of Dublin, Ohio, and Dana M.


Recommendations for a Mahoning common pleas court seat could be ready as soon as today

Democrats and Republicans have until Sept. 10 to select their candidates for Nov. 4 election


The Indecision: Cleveland, NBA awaits LeBron’s choice

Pat Riley made his pitch. And now, LeBron James wants time to think.


More NBA news & Notes

Los Angeles Clippers: A raging Donald Sterling denounced his wife, her lawyers and the NBA from the


2 adults, 4 kids die in shooting at house in Houston suburb

Associated Press SPRING, Texas A suspect in the slayings of six people, including four children,


Two-vehicle crash in Green injures two

Staff report GREEN The Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Canfield Post is investigating a two-vehicle


Mount Carmel Society continues festival for 119th year

This year’s festival will take place from July 16 to July 19.


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Canfield Residents Recover from Tornado

Affected areas will not receive federal aid

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SUMMER GARDENS IN OHIO

SUMMER GARDENS IN OHIO When: Friday, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m. What: Nothing’s better than spending a


Is that a tick?

Is that a tick? Ticks are crawling all over this time of year. If they are stuck to you, follow


Grape black rot must be stopped before it starts

Q. The leaves on my grapes and my grape clusters have dots on them. Is this going to harm my crop


POLICE CALLS

POLICE CALLS A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Girard and Liberty: HUBBARD


oddly enough

oddly enough Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm in Wyo. CHEYENNE, Wyo. A


Seats still available for NAACP trip to Detroit

The youth council meets Saturday


Pittsburgh uses goats to clear vines in park

Associated Press PITTSBURGH A herd of goats has been hired to clear weeds and invasive vines


3 homes for sale on historic block

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA The quaint Philadelphia street known as Elfreth’s Alley is one of


Utah to take ruling on gay marriage to Supreme Court

Utah to take ruling on gay marriage to Supreme Court SALT LAKE CITY Utah is going directly to


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Ways to a better veggie garden

Well-informed gardeners can be happy with their accomplishments in the vegetable garden with a few simple guidelines.

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birthdays

birthdays Singer Mavis Staples is 75. Actor Mills Watson (“B.J. and the Bear,” “Lobo”) is 74.


Brothers are awarded $235K in patrol-crash lawsuit

Associated Press COLUMBUS The State Highway Patrol has reached a $235,000 settlement in a


Canfield slides into 10U final as tourney heats up

Canfield advanced to the tournament final with a 2-0 victory.


Surplus food Friday

Surplus food Friday Price Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church, 920 Dryden Ave., Youngstown, produce,


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Coitsville Township trustees, 9 a.m., township hall, 3711 McCartney Road. Salem


4 arrested in appliances theft in Campbell

Police spotted them Tuesday night putting a refrigerator and stove in a truck.


Years Ago

Today is Thursday, July 10, the 191st day of 2014. There are 174 days left in the year.


Animals under the house? In the garden?

Animals under the house? In the garden? Most of us like wildlife in their native habitat, but


Mathieu: Gordon must help himself

Mathieu, 22, can relate to Gordon’s struggle.


Obama responds to border critics

Associated Press DALLAS President Barack Obama, seeking to keep a humanitarian crisis at the


High school senior-to-be leads Ohio Amateur

High school senior-to-be leads Ohio Amateur CINCINNATI Much like he did against an elite field


Officials won’t release Bakken oil-shipment details

By Rick Rouan Columbus Dispatch State officials won’t release records detailing when railroads


Penalty kicks send Argentina to World Cup final

The World Cup’s second semifinal was supposed to put the silky skills of Lionel Messi and Arjen Robben in the spotlight. Instead, a goalkeeper and two rock-solid defenses stole the show.


Ohio Glaciers top Creekside Fitness to force deciding Class B title game

Christian Porterfield hit a game-winning double to right field in the bottom of the 10th.


Today

Today Children Jim Kleefeld’s Fizz, Boom, Read Magic Show, 2 p.m., Canfield Public Library, 43


And now for a story that's totally random

Austintown native Justin Raimey has released his first graphic novel, “Fiji Random,” and it’s rather ... random.


Waters will bring tasty jazz

Staff report Youngstown Most downtown restaurants will be open before Saturday’s jazz concert on


Israel steps up Gaza offensive as diplomatic efforts get underway

Associated Press JERUSALEM With rockets raining deep inside Israel, the military pummeled


SFA PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

SFA PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE SATURDAY Kilcawley Center’s Chestnut Room Noon: Youngstown Jazz


“Welcome to Sweden” (9:01 P.M., NBC): Does funny run in the family? That’s our

“Welcome to Sweden” (9:01 P.M., NBC): Does funny run in the family? That’s our hope with “Welcome to


F.N.B. Corp. chooses Pittsburgh for HQ

F.N.B. Corp. chooses Pittsburgh for HQ PITTSBURGH F.N.B. Corp., parent company of First National


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Pinocchio,SDRq directed by Peggy Hanna, New Castle Playhouse, 202 E. Long


Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport sets apparent record for June

The Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport continues to set records for passengers, with June numbers apparently setting an all-time high.


Keep teen drivers safe

Opinion: South Bend (Ind.) Tribune: A recent study shows Indiana is the worst state in the country when it


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (PG-13) A growing nation of genetically evolved


Ex-New Orleans mayor sentenced to 10 years in prison

Associated Press NEW ORLEANS When Ray Nagin was elected mayor in 2002, there was real hope that


American Legion Post 131, 540 N. Main St., Leetonia; 330-427-6259

American Legion Post 131, 540 N. Main St., Leetonia; 330-427-6259 Fri: Muleface Brothers, 7 p.m.


New Iraq offensive backfires

Opinion: By Jim Hightower OtherWords Republican opportunists hoping to score political points are


global assessment

global assessment Teens do poorly in test of financial knowledge Associated Press WASHINGTON


Correction

Editorial: The editorial Wednesday on the city of Niles’ financial problems should have said that Auditor


Battle between Israel, Hamas could grow into regional war

Editorial: Although Israel and Hamas, the Islamic militant organization that governs the Gaza Strip, are bitter


CD RATES

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


Food, culture, music at Slovenefest

The 33rd annual Slovenefest will be Friday through Sunday at the SNPJ Recreation Center.


Fireworks Fest ready to explode

The Fireworks Festival featuring Arts on the Riverwalk will be Friday and Saturday on East Washington Street, downtown New Castle, Pa.


newsmakers

newsmakers ‘Under the Dome’ off to slow start NEW YORK A substantial number of the people


NYC police see risks with private drones

Associated Press NEW YORK One private drone crash-landed in midtown Manhattan. Another caused


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Aqua America, .61, 24.95 —.06 Avalon


Improper payments issued by federal government top $100B

Associated Press WASHINGTON Tax credits for families that don’t qualify. Medicare payments for


POLAND

POLAND Relay for Life All events will be held at Poland Seminary High School, at 3199 Dobbins


Trumbull commissioners approve more sewer work in Scott Street area of Newton Township

Construction could begin this year to connect 113 customers with sewer lines in the Scott Street area of Newton Township


Hillary’s duty was to her client

Opinion: WASHINGTON It should not be necessary to write this column. Lawyers represent clients. Criminal


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