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Velasquez’s 1-hitter freezes Rockets

Pitching in weather more appropriate for football than baseball, Dom Velasquez delivered for Western Reserve.

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Nocera recounts diamond moments

For nearly 50 years, Carmen Nocera has been involved with the game of baseball as a player, assistant coach, manager or scout.

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Rev. Stauffer to resign as Austintown trustee

Rev. Stauffer to resign as Austintown trustee


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Youngstown Foundation gives more to nonprofits in Support Fund

On the date of its 100th anniversary, the Youngstown Foundation decided to double the add-on it gives to nonprofits


Mill Creek MetroParks receives new endowments

Mill Creek MetroParks receives new endowments


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Lordstown residents vent concerns about HomeGoods venture

Many Lordstown residents tell commission that HomeGoods is the right project at the wrong location


What's that noise? Girard wants to find out

What's that noise? Girard wants to find out


Prosecutors: Backpage.com made millions in prostitution ads

Prosecutors: Backpage.com made millions in prostitution ads


Candidate's son posts about killing cops

Candidate’s son in custody after posts about killing cops


Trump threatens Syria strike, suggests Russia shares blame

Trump threatens Syria strike, suggests Russia shares blame


50 Lordstown residents protest HomeGoods project

50 Lordstown residents protest HomeGoods project

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Engineer avoids strike as union enters mediation

Teamsters decided to postpone the strike Monday as representatives for the union and the engineer’s office met with a SERB mediator


Federal agents seize documents from Trump lawyer

Federal agents seize documents from Trump lawyer


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Youngstown Clothing Co. makes zombie raccoons shirt

The Youngstown Clothing Co. now has a zombie raccoon shirt on sale to promote awareness for Youngstown raccoons suffering from an unknown condition


GOP Republicans return to work with Trump wish list in mind

GOP Republicans return to work with Trump wish list in mind


Aggravated murder trial starts in Warren case

Aggravated murder trial starts in Warren case


Mahoning County recycling division policy committee meets Tuesday

Mahoning County recycling division policy committee meets Tuesday


Warren council's finance committee meets at 5 p.m. today

Warren council's finance committee meets at 5 p.m. today


Youngstown cops probe stolen guns

Youngstown cops probe stolen guns


Poland Village Council Finance Committee meets Tuesday

Poland Village Council Finance Committee meets Tuesday


Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2019

Analysis: Tax cuts, spending to raise deficit to $1T by 2019


West Branch schools has public meeting on school security measures

West Branch schools has public meeting on school security measures


US and China both omit key products from tariff threats

US and China both omit key products from tariff threats


UPDATE | Image of 'zombie' raccoons are now on shirts

Zombie raccoons are now on shirts


Arizona sends 225 troops to Mexico border, more heading soon

Arizona sends 225 troops to Mexico border, more heading soon


Amid trade fight, Trump says he'll 'make it up' to farmers

Amid trade fight, Trump says he'll 'make it up' to farmers


Youngstown firefighters called out twice to battle West Side house blaze

Youngstown firefighters called out twice to battle West Side house blaze


Electrical box causes North Side fire

Electrical box causes North Side fire


YSU honors distiguished faculty Wednesday night

YSU honors distinguished faculty Wednesday night


Vindy Poll Now | Facebook's under fire. Have you changed Facebook habits?

Facebook’s been under fire the last few months for how users get tracked. How have you reacted?


Trump condemns 'heinous' gas attack in Syria

Trump condemns 'heinous' gas attack in Syria


Pittsburgh road to be closed for months after collapse, evacuations

Pittsburgh road to be closed for months after collapse, evacuations


Ohio company recalls more than 7 tons of BBQ beef

Ohio company recalls more than 7 tons of BBQ beef


Ohio man pleads not guilty in shooting of his pregnant girlfriend

Ohio man pleads not guilty in shooting of his pregnant girlfriend


'To hell with it': Trump increasingly weary of staff advice

'To hell with it': Trump increasingly weary of staff advice


Lockup List Monday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Suspected drugs discovered at Warren motel

Suspected drugs discovered at Warren motel


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Facebook Hotseat Latest | Zuckerberg says they did not take broad view of responsibility

The Latest: Facebook suspends another app in privacy scandal


Warren woman faces burglary, resisting arrest charges

Warren woman faces burglary, resisting arrest charges


Candidate’s son in custody after posts about killing cops

Candidate’s son in custody after posts about killing cops


Helicopter crashes, killing 2 workers stringing Pa. power

Helicopter crashes, killing 2 workers stringing Pa. power


Head of Cleveland Community Police Commission put on leave

Head of Cleveland Community Police Commission put on leave


Today's Biggest Loser event at Marian Living Center is canceled

Today's Biggest Loser event at Marian Living Center is canceled


Facebook's Zuckerberg meeting with lawmakers ahead of hearing

Facebook's Zuckerberg meeting with lawmakers ahead of hearing


UPDATE | Bond reduced for man charged in West Side homicide

Bond reduced for man charged in West Side homicide


South Side man faces OVI, driver's license violations

South Side man faces OVI, driver's license violations


No felony charges over fundraiser’s cancer, pregnancy claims

No felony charges over fundraiser’s cancer, pregnancy claims


Mattis does not rule out airstrike against Syria

Mattis does not rule out airstrike against Syria


Topless protester charges at Bill Cosby as retrial begins

Topless protester charges at Bill Cosby as retrial begins

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Youngstown Foundation increases support-fund giving

Youngstown Foundation increases support-fund giving


Co-defendant in 2017 homicide investigated for witness intimidation

Co-defendant in 2017 homicide investigated for witness intimidation


State Route 7 in Columbiana County restricted for slide-repair work

State Route 7 in Columbiana County restricted for slide-repair work


'Modern Family' actor Ed O'Neill makes commercial for governor hopeful Schiavoni

Youngstown native and Hollywood standout Ed O'Neill is featured in a commercial today supporting Joe Schiavoni for Ohio governor.


Israel blamed for missile strike in Syria; 14 reported dead

Israel blamed for missile strike in Syria; 14 reported dead


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Aggravated-murder trial begins today in Warren

Shawn Hope is accused of killing a Niles man in 2016.


UPDATE | County road workers won't strike today

The Teamsters union has announced that it has postponed a strike set for today as a state mediator is scheduled to sit down today with representatives from both sides of a contract dispute with the Mahoning County Engineer.


Brookfield schools released from fiscal emergency

Brookfield schools have been in fiscal emergency since 2013. That ends Friday.


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Families brave the cold to welcome the MetroParks farm’s newest additions

A baby shower typically involves people showering expectant mothers with gifts, but at Mill Creek MetroParks Farm’s annual Farm Animal Baby Shower area residents shower the farm’s latest additions with attention.


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Girard school board hires security consultant

The consultant will help school officials create a security plan.


ODDLY ENOugh

ODDLY ENOugh Coyote found on museum’s outdoor mezzanine released ALBANY, N.Y. Authorities say


Kyle Busch wins at Texas for Joe Gibbs’ 1st victory of year

Associated Press FORT WORTH, TEXAS Kyle Busch’s return to Victory Lane only 10 races after his


EGCC to host computer clinic

EGCC to host computer clinic Steubenville Eastern Gateway Community College’s IT club will host


Facebook to send out Cambridge Analytica data-use notices today

Associated Press NEW YORK Get ready to find out if your Facebook data has been swept up in the


Man faces charge of inducing panic

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A man faces a charge of inducing panic after customers at V2 Wine Bar


Dem governor hopefuls will debate as Ohio voting begins

Associated Press CINCINNATI Ohio’s governor races have been heating up as early voting begins


HIGH SCHOOLS

HIGH SCHOOLS BASEBALL Late Friday Robert E. Lee (SC) 12, South Range 7 MYRTLE BEACH, SC


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Florida: Gator visits pool as reptiles warm to spring SARASOTA, Fla. Florida


City man faces drug, gun charges

Staff report YOUNGSTOWN A man pulled over after he allegedly failed to obey a stop sign Saturday


Cosby’s sex-assault retrial won’t be like the first one

Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. Bill Cosby’s sexual-assault retrial is guaranteed to be


‘Nothing can justify’ chemical weapons in Syria, pope says

Associated Press VATICAN CITY Pope Francis closed his traditional Sunday blessing by saying


AROUND THE NBA Sunday’s games

76ers 109, Mavericks 97 PHILADELPHIA J.J. Redick scored 18 points, and the surging Philadelphia


Agenda Tuesday

Agenda Tuesday Columbiana County Educational Service Center, 4:30 p.m., 38720 Saltwell Road,


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman HOSPITAL Steven and Rose Andrews, Lake Milton, boy, April 7.


The top paid iPhone apps from the App Store for the most recent one-week sales period:

The top paid iPhone apps from the App Store for the most recent one-week sales period: v


Murder trial involving Detroit man, kidnappings begins today

Murder trial involving Detroit man, kidnappings begins today


Kucinich makes stop in Brookfield

Staff report BROOKFIELD Democratic Ohio gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich made a 15-minute


Years ago for April 9

Today is Monday, April 9, the 99th day of 2018. There are 266 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


COURTS

COURTS TRUMBULL COUNTY Marriage licenses William R. Newell, 42, of Warren, and Brittney M.


Reed holds off top players for Masters title

It was never easy, just the way Reed likes it


ysu SPORTS SCHEDULE

TUESDAY BASEBALL YSU at Bowling Green, 3:05 p.m. SOFTBALL Northern Kentucky at YSU, DH, 3


SPORTS digest

Correction In Sunday’s golf column, Meander Golf Course in North Jackson was incorrectly reported


Late homer lifts Tribe

Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes beat everyone with one big swing


Small Canadian town mourns victims of fatal bus collision

Associated Press HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan A hockey arena became the epicenter of grief for a small


Trump warns Assad: ‘Big price to pay’ for fatal attack

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Sunday condemned a “mindless CHEMICAL


AROUND THE HORN Recaps of Sunday’s other MLB games

AMERICAN LEAGUE Angels 6, Athletics 1 ANAHEIM, CALIF. Shohei Ohtani retired the Oakland


YSU comes up short despite Birkbeck’s blast

The Youngstown State softball team’s three-game winning streak was snapped


Newgarden wins IndyCar race in Phoenix

Josef Newgarden had eight laps to catch rookie Robert Wickens. He barely needed half that.


Gas price rises in US

Gas price rises in US CAMARILLO, Calif. The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up


Woods closes with a flurry and looking forward to break

Associated Press AUGUSTA, Ga. Tiger Woods nearly aced a hole and made his lone eagle of the


YSU roundup

Sunday’s YSU results


One-hit wonder: Pirates top Reds behind Taillon

Associated Press PITTSBURGH Clint Hurdle approached Jameson Taillon in Pittsburgh’s dugout


There was a time in this country when we cared about one another

Opinion: By Ann Coulter Andrews McMeel Syndication Once upon a time, we cared about the welfare of our


Activism in age of Trump

Opinion: By Blair Bess Cagle Cartoons The operative word in activist is “active.” To be an activist you


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Trump mustn't waver in punishing Syria's leader

Editorial: A year ago, Donald J. Trump ordered dozens of cruise missiles to be fired at a Syrian air base, the


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Struthers slates summer projects

Struthers to see more than $1 million in construction projects begin this summer


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