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Advocates: School gun clubs teach discipline, not violence

Their classmates took to the streets to protest gun violence and to implore adults to restrict guns, seeming to forecast a generational shift in attitudes toward the Second Amendment. But at high-school and college gun ranges around the country, these teens and young adults gather to practice shooting and talk about the positive influence firearms have had on their lives.


North Korea tells US that Kim Jong Un ready to discuss nukes

North Korea’s government has communicated with the United States to say that leader Kim Jong Un is ready to discuss his nuclear weapons program with President Donald Trump, officials said Sunday, increasing the likelihood that the unprecedented summit will actually occur.


Hundreds brave cold to attend Animal Baby Shower in Canfield

The event kicks off the spring season for Mill Creek MetroParks


Patrick Reed wins The Masters

Patrick Reed won The Masters


State fire marshal to probe fire that killed elderly woman

The Ohio State Fire Marshal will investigate a fatal structure fire that killed a 91-year-old woman Saturday evening.


Barbecue beef recalled in Ohio

The meat may be contaminated with rubber


More than $1M in road projects planned in Struthers this season

State Route 289 and Midlothian Boulevard will be repaved


Officials warn of synthetic mairjuana laced with rat poison

No cases have been found in Ohio yet


Ohio governor's race heats up as early voting begins Tuesday

The four Democrat candidates will debate Tuesday


Trump administration snubs urban projects in TIGER grants

Youngstown's $10.3M request was summarily rejected last month


'A Quiet Place' makes thunderous $50M debut

'Ready Player One' came in second place


Trump condemns Syrian chemical attack, calls Assad 'animal'

Reports say at least 40 died in the attack near Damascus


Playhouse youth theater to present ‘The Little Prince’

If YOu Go What: “The Little Prince” When: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. April 15


Co-author of book on Strouss’ store to lecture

Staff report BOARDMAN Tom Welsh, a local author and historian, will give a presentation based on


Golf courses under the weather

Lingering cold and snow are costing Valley golf courses.


Citywide baby shower pushes infant safety

The baby shower took place at the Eugenia C. Atkinson Recreational Center on Saturday.


Stagnant gas tax presents statewide infrastructure issues

States near Ohio have raised their gas tax, and they have better roads, an Ohio officeholder says


Two eagles help Reed stay in front at Augusta

Patrick Reed seized control with a pair of eagles on the back nine, two big pars and a 5-under 67.


Steel takes advantage of tired Phantoms’ defense

Chicago scored three goals in the third period.


Ed Puskas: Mother Nature isn’t cooperating

Winter isn’t quite read to go away for good in Ohio.


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Local artist creating work to honor vets; cost is about $75,000

By WILLIAM K. ALCORN alcorn@vindy.com AUSTINTOWN The men and women who served in the military

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A song of hope for Al Adi Othman

YOUNGSTOWN Tom Manche has never met Amer “Al” Adi Othman, the Youngstown businessman who was deported to Jordan recently. But the Nashville-based singer-songwriter and music producer was so moved by Adi’s struggle that he wrote and recorded a song about him.


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Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter to host murder-mystery play

Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter to host murder-mystery play


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Angels of Easter Seals to host fashion show

Angels of Easter Seals to host fashion show


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Mahoning County Junior Fair Board elects officers

Mahoning County Junior Fair Board elects officers


For the Week of Sunday, April 8 2018

June Young to Cory M. Jones, Dobbins Road, Poland, $140,000. Giuseppe Sorice to Gennaro F.


Upon arrival on-site for a recent speaking engagement, I am told that several rather vocal parents

Upon arrival on-site for a recent speaking engagement, I am told that several rather vocal parents


More sharp, hilarious essays from Crosley

By LINCEE RAY Associated Press “Look Alive Out There: Essays” (MCD/FSG), by Sloane Crosley


LIMELIGHTS, CAREER PATHS

HOSPITALITY Hampton by Hilton, Hilton’s global mid-price brand of more than 2,200 hotels, has


Joan Silber’s ‘Improvement’ wins PEN-Faulkner award

Joan Silber’s ‘Improvement’ wins PEN-Faulkner award NEW YORK Author Joan Silber has received


Italy museum aims to show Casanova as more than just a lover

Italy museum aims to show Casanova as more than just a lover VENICE, Italy A museum has opened


How to read between lines of Airbnb listings

By MELISSA LAMBARENA NerdWallet If you’re not a regular Airbnb user, it may take trial and error


Anniversary celebration

Anniversary celebration YOUNGSTOWN The Diocese of Youngstown will sponsor a Wedding Anniversary


BUSINESS DIGEST ||

Incubator session YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Business Incubator will have a free Diversity &


Get lost in 32 rooms of books at the Book Loft in Columbus

By JONATHAN ELDERFIELD Associated Press COLUMBUS If you are longing to lose yourself in a


Turnout for primary in Mahoning Valley is expected to be about 25 percent

Early voting starts Tuesday and Monday is the deadline to register for the primary


YEARS AGO FOR APRIL 8

Today is Sunday, April 8, the 98th day of 2018. There are 267 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


PREPARING FOR LIFE

By JOE GORMAN jgorman@vindy.com YOUNGSTOWN A prison gives an image of a dark, damp place where


Darkness downtown due to electrical upgrades

Utility workers tried to get the power back on before the completion of the Phantoms game Saturday night.


HARDCOVER FICTION

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “Red Alert” by James Patterson and Marshall Karp (Little, Brown) 2. “The


Agenda Monday

Agenda Monday Austintown Township trustees, 6 p.m., township hall, 82 Ohltown Road. Boardman


COURTS

COURTS columbiana county new cases Dynamic Structures Inc. v. Del-Sha Construction LLC, money.


SENIOR SIDELIGHTS

Gathering Place will meet at Lord of Life Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield, at 11 a.m. Monday. The


Angels of Easter Seals will host Fashion Show

Staff report BOARDMAN Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave., will be the site for the


Indians blow it for Bauer

Trevor Bauer felt the rules beat him before the Royals did


ON THE ALLEYS | Area BOWLING scores

ON THE ALLEYS | Area BOWLING scores amron lanes Farmers National Bank Mixed Doubles — Jim


Mahoning County 4-H will host fundraiser

Staff report BOARDMAN Mr. Anthony’s Banquet Center, 7440 South Ave., will be the site of the


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Farm Animal Baby Shower, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.: Families can welcome


Blood Drives

Blood Drives MONDAY Allegheny Wesleyan College, 2161 Woodsdale Road, Salem, 2 to 7 p.m. Newton


SENIOR CITIZENS

1418 Auxiliary Seniors will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Bedford Trails Golf Course Restaurant on


GARDEN CLUBS

TODAY Mahoning Valley Dahlia Society will meet at 2 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 1463 Shields


Blaney 3rd straight driver to steer No. 22 Ford to win

Three Xfinity Series races, three different drivers and three consecutive wins for the No. 22 car.


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

Associated Press NIPAWIN, Saskatchewan A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey


Cannon sees path for others in her road to ‘Blockers’

By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer LOS ANGELES Kay Cannon, a performer, screenwriter, producer and


Communication issues ahead of Koreas summit

Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea North and South Korea on Saturday held talks over


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman HOSPITAL Bradley and Dianah Likens, Struthers, boy, April 6.


Germany seeks motive after van plows into crowd

Associated Press MUENSTER, Germany A van crashed into people drinking outside a popular bar


Youngstown schools plan spring performances

Chaney’s spring performance is Thursday in the high-school auditorium


MILESTONES

MILESTONES HONORS Officer of the year The Ohio State Penitentiary on Coitsville-Hubbard Road


Red Hat Society to host annual luncheon at country club

Red Hat Society to host annual luncheon at country club GIRARD String of Pearls, Red Hat Society


FEDERATED CLUBS

WEDNESDAY Fortnightly IV will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Barbara Montgomery, 6805 Boardwalk


A look at what didn’t happen last week

Associated Press This is part of The Associated Press’ ongoing effort to fact-check misinformation


Senior menu

Easter Seals offers hot, nutritious meals weekdays in Columbiana and Mahoning counties for people 60


MASONIC groups

THURSDAY 32nd Club will meet at noon at Christ Church, Boardman. Hostesses are Diane Schuller and


AROUND THE HORN Saturday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Mariners 11, Twins 4 MINNEAPOLIS The Seattle Mariners heated up at the plate


Curbstone coaches seek better attendance

Response for its basketball banquet the past several years has been underwhelming, at best


IN THE CUP!

IN THE CUP! Area holes-in-one George Duritsa of McDonald aced the 156-yard No. 16 on March 5 at


Fire on 50th floor of Trump Tower kills man

Fire on 50th floor of Trump Tower kills man NEW YORK A raging fire that tore through a 50th-


Johnny Football back on field in Spring League

Johnny Manziel’s attempt to restart his football career brought to a high school stadium that was largely empty.


Scott stands out, but MSU not deep at RB

LJ Scott is back. Beyond that, Michigan State’s running game has plenty of questions.


Bulldogs defeat Irish, win title

Minnesota Duluth beat Notre Dame 2-1 Saturday night to win the school’s second NCAA hockey championship


Stewart-Haas controls front row in Texas

The decade-old team will now have the top three starters in a race for the first time today.


ysu SPORTS SCHEDULE

ysu SPORTS SCHEDULE SFlbTODAY MEN’S GOLF YSU at Towson Spring Invitational in Grasonville,


RUNNERS, TO YOUR MARKS … Upcoming races & walks

APRIL 22 — Run with the Wildcats Fund-raiser, co-sponsored by the Struthers High School softball


THIS WEEKEND’S HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS

SOFTBALL FRIDAY South Range 13, Liberty (W. Va.) 0 MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. Dani Vuletich had two


NCAA roundup

track and field YSU’s Zallow, Harden among Quad winners akron Chad Zallow and Collin Harden


Pirates let 4-0 lead slip away in loss

Eugenio Suarez hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning for the Reds.


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL STATISTICS

standings american league East Division WLPctGB Boston71.875— Toronto53.6252 New


Justify wins Santa Anita Derby

Justify vaulted into the role of probable Kentucky Derby favorite.


Another Master-ful weekend is finally upon us

Hello again, Valley golfers, and welcome to another season of Thoughts on the Green.


A good round for Woods at this Masters: even par

A few sloppy bogeys, two of them on par 5s. A few birdies. It added to an even-par 72.


Does disenfranchising felons serve government’s interest?

Opinion: JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The bumpy path of Desmond Meade’s life meandered to its current interesting


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Where's Joe's Gang of 32?

Opinion: One of the more popular recent items The Vindicator has ever sold (outside of the daily newspaper)


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A strike during pothole season?

Opinion: Even the most tone-deaf union employees in the Mahoning County Engineer’s office must know that