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Shower and health fair attract expectant crowd

YOUNGSTOWN Expectant mothers gathered Saturday to learn about the best ways to care for their new babies. The fourth annual Citywide Baby Shower and Health Fair took place at Eugenia C. Atkinson Recreational Center, 801 Otis St., on the city’s North Side.


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Williamson students have gentleman's luncheon

YOUNGSTOWN To second-grader Damien Rodriguez, being a gentleman means “to be nice to ladies and help others.” “Being a gentleman means helping my mom with groceries, chores, opening the door for her and just being nice instead of being rude,” said third-grader Nicholas Blalock.


Voters expected to stay away from May primary

Voters expected to stay away from May primary


Private prison serves as classroom for inmates

Private prison serves as classroom for inmate


Youngstown schools plan spring performances

Youngstown schools plan spring performances


Springfield booster club committee launches website for fundraising

Springfield booster club committee launches website for fundraising


Darker than normal in downtown Youngstown

Darker than normal in downtown Youngstown


1 dead in Hartford fire

1 dead in Hartford fire


Fort Campbell says 2 soldiers killed in helicopter crash

Fort Campbell says 2 soldiers killed in helicopter crash


Student charged in Lehigh residence hall ’racist language’

Student charged in Lehigh residence hall ’racist language’


Ingraham due back at Fox after tweet backlash, vacation

Ingraham due back at Fox after tweet backlash, vacation


UPDATE | 1 man dies in apartment fire at Trump Tower in NYC

Fire breaks out at Trump Tower in NYC


Ohio sheriff: Newspaper is treated same after deputy shot newsman

Ohio sheriff: Newspaper is treated same after deputy shot newsman


AP reports EPA's Pruitt spent millions on security, travel

AP reports EPA's Pruitt spent millions on security, travel


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Vestal Road woman to be arraigned Monday on theft charge

Vestal Road woman to be arraigned Monday on theft charge


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Austintown woman faces domestic-violence charges

Austintown woman faces domestic-violence charges


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2 minors face charges after break-in at Hubbard business

2 minors face charges after break-in at Hubbard business


Ohio State revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree amid retrial

Ohio State revokes Bill Cosby's honorary degree amid retrial


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One Hot Cookie celebrates 5 years in business

One Hot Cookie has been in business for five years – and that calls for a cookie.


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Schiavoni says he's best Dem gubernatorial candidate

Of the Democratic candidates running for governor, state Sen. Joe Schiavoni said he has “the most relevant experience and the most recent experience.”

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Germany seeks motive after van crashes into crowd, killing 2

Germany seeks motive after van crashes into crowd, killing 2


Hannity vows to bash Kimmel until he apologizes to 1st lady

Hannity vows to bash Kimmel until he apologizes to 1st lady

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No indictment of dragged Ohio police officer who killed driver

No indictment of dragged Ohio police officer who killed driver


Ex-Ohio teacher who faked cancer, spouse’s death must repay $57K

Ex-Ohio teacher who faked cancer, spouse’s death must repay $57K


UPDATE | 15 die when truck collides with hockey team's bus in Canada

15 die when truck collides with hockey team's bus in Canada


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LaRosa begs court for ‘second chance in life’

Karen Kirk, daughter of Marie Belcastro, said a young Jacob LaRosa once “sat by my mother’s side on her front porch, where he received my mother’s full attention and kindness.”


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Mayor offers solutions to improve quality of life

YOUNGSTOWN Mayor Jamael Tito Brown said two relatively simple solutions will improve the quality of life in Youngstown: cleaning up the corridors and making sure streetlights are working. “I want to make the city safer and brighter,” he said during the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber’s Good Morning, Youngstown breakfast Friday at Stambaugh Auditorium.


Cavs rally from 30 down, but fall

Ben Simmons topped LeBron James in a triple-double battle.


Whitaker, Wood help Boardman notch W

Devin Whitaker scored a career-high four goals and Alexander Wood added three.


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GM says cars are still important

Chevrolet is strengthening its car lineup with premium, sporty styling, enhanced features and expanded choices for the 2019 Malibu, Cruze and Spark.


Versace’s ‘Beverly Hill Bandits’ at local theaters

Staff report “Beverly Hills Bandits,” the latest movie by Vitaliy Versace, opens this weekend in


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New water wheel at Lanterman's Mill up and running

The $182,000 project replaced the wheel, the structure holding it up and the penstock.

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Tom Williams: Two kinds of Frozen Four heartbreak

Ohio State and Michigan both lost in gut-wrenching fashion.


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‘WFMJ today’ co-anchor Case is leaving

Mike Case, co-anchor of local morning news magazine TV show “WFMJ Today,” is leaving.


Toby Keith in Canfield Fair concert

Staff report CANFIELD Toby Keith will headline a concert at the Canfield Fair on Sept. 3, it was


Phantoms win to clinch No. 2 seed in playoffs

Youngstown gets a first-round bye in the USHL playoffs.


Brantley delivers in his season debut for Tribe

The Indians beat the Royals 3-2 in their home opener.


HBO’s ‘Paterno’ leaves unanswered questions

AT A GLANCE What: “Paterno” When: 8 p.m. tonight Where: HBO By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College


Mall owner says it will redevelop Sears location

The Sears location at the Southern Park Mall will close mid-July.


USDA: “Zombie-like” raccoons are not rabid

with distemper exhibit similar symptoms to those with rabies, but distemper cannot be transmitted to humans.


Tiger ordinary and that’s OK

Tiger Woods looked long in the tooth compared to the youth.


Trumbull County shows decline in overdoses

In March, Trumbull County has 22 overdoses, the lowest number the health district has recorded since January 2017.


AROUND THE HORN | Friday’s other MLB games

NATIONAL LEAGUE Pirates 14, Reds 3 PITTSBURGH Rookie Colin Moran had four hits and three RBIs,


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Letters to the Editor: April 8, 2018

Opinion: Letters to the Editor: April 8, 2018


ysu SPORTS SCHEDULE

ysu SPORTS SCHEDULE TODAY BASEBALL Oakland at YSU, 2 p.m. MEN’S GOLF YSU at Towson Spring


Giving up coins is penny foolish

Opinion: By Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons Now that the nation has a $1.3 trillion budget, lawmakers can


Man allegedly involved in 2017 shootout receives probation

Stennis’ attorney said prosecutors dismissed all charges but illegal possession of a firearm because of difficulties with witnesses.


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v YSU Dance Ensemble, 7:30 p.m.: Student troupe’s annual show ($14,


Lowellville club to host gun show

Lowellville club to host gun show Lowellville The Mahoning Valley Gun Collectors will have a gun


WKBN announces scholarship winner

Staff report AUSTINTOWN The WKBN-TV 27 Caring for Our Community campaign have announced the


HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION

HUNTER, TRAPPER EDUCATION INFORMATION — Ohio: Call 800-WILDLIFE Pennsylvania: 814-432-3187.


This incredibly old house

Every now and then, I’ll see a story on one of the home-decorating channels about the 13th Lord


oddly enough

oddly enough Portrait of mystery court justice identified BOSTON The case of the unidentified


Sword of the Lord Founder’s Day is April 22

Opinion: The church began in 2006 with a service in a chapel room at the Salvation Army on the South Side.


US hits Russian oligarchs with sanctions

Associated Press WASHINGTON The United States punished dozens of Russian oligarchs and


Now’s the time to target wasteful spending by federal government

Opinion: By Donald Lambro Andrews McMeel Syndication WASHINGTON The Trump economy was soaring at a much


Arrival of frogs and salamanders

It’s a little early to hear bullfrogs and toads, but wood frogs always get a head start on spring.


Trump, China escalate trade dispute

Associated Press WASHINGTON Unwilling to yield, President Donald Trump and China’s government


MORE PREP RESULTS FROM FRIDAY

BASEBALL Cardinal Mooney 3, West Branch 0 BELOIT Johnnie Mikos and J.T. Ogden combined on a


Nurses association is seeking applicants

Nurses association is seeking applicants Youngstown Warren Black Nurses Association is seeking


FRIDAY’S OTHER NBA GAMES

Kings 94, Grizzlies 93 MEMPHIS, TENN. Bogdan Bogdanovic connected on a 16-footer with a second


Kylie Minogue

Kylie Minogue Album: “Golden” Grade: B- It was bound to happen eventually. Don’t even pretend


NEWSMAKERS

NEWSMAKERS Stallone surprises fans with visit to iconic Rocky statue PHILADELPHIA Hey, it’s


YEARS AGO FOR APRIL 7

Today is Saturday, April 7, the 97th day of 2018. There are 268 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Are you registered to vote? If not, do so by Monday

Opinion: Columbus Dispatch: Here’s an important thing that can’t wait long: If you aren’t a registered voter


7 killed, hundreds injured by Israelis in Gaza protest

Associated Press KHUZAA, Gaza Strip Thousands of Palestinians protested along Gaza’s sealed


Arizona, Texas to send 400 troops to border

Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas Arizona and Texas announced Friday that they would send 400


Sunday news shows

Sunday news shows Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week”: Thomas


Feds seize website

Associated Press PHOENIX Federal law-enforcement authorities are in the process of seizing


AROUND THE NHL | Friday’s games

Penguins 4, Senators 0 PITTSBURGH The Penguins will start their bid for a Stanley Cup three-


Lake Erie forecast is good

If you fish and reside near enough to Lake Erie to enjoy a visit or two each year, you are living in


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WKBN announces scholarship winner

WKBN announces scholarship winner


Miss Shields, Mr. Thompson set wedding date

Miss Shields, Mr. Thompson set wedding date

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Melissa Straub, Kevin Hogan plan autumn wedding

Melissa Straub, Kevin Hogan plan autumn wedding

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Columbus Dispatch: Here’s an important thing that can’t wait long: If you aren’t a

Opinion: Columbus Dispatch: Here’s an important thing that can’t wait long: If you aren’t a registered voter


More and more women keep moving on up the entrepreneurial ladder in the nation and in the Mahoning

Editorial: More and more women keep moving on up the entrepreneurial ladder in the nation and in the Mahoning


Reed leads at the Masters as Tiger Woods scrapes by

Patrick Reed is leading a major championship for the first time


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman John and Domenica Latouf, Youngstown, girl, April 5. Cassidy


Hearings to continue on Lordstown power plant construction

The first hearing was Friday. Two other hearings are set.


Federal judge grants class-action lawsuit in disability lawsuit

Federal judge grants class-action lawsuit in disability lawsuit COLUMBUS A federal judge has


Man drowns trying to rescue his dog

Associated Press WORTHINGTON, Ohio A 67-year-old man drowned in a central Ohio river while


Stocks dive as US proposes more tariffs on China

The Dow plummeted 572 points Associated Press NEW YORK Stocks ended the week the way they


Minerva Muniz and Peter Widera to exchange wedding vows next week

Minerva Muniz and Peter Widera to exchange wedding vows next week


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