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Pacers crush Cavaliers to force Game 7

Game 7 is Sunday in Cleveland.


UAW upset over 2nd shift cut today, Ryan gets reassurance from CEO Barra

A broken press that makes fenders for the Chevrolet Cruze at the General Motors Lordstown Assembly Complex led to the cancellation of the second shift at the East Plant on Friday.


Youngstown clerk of courts ordered to move to new building over weekend

Work continued Friday getting the city’s municipal court ready for the opening of its new facility Monday, including a court order directing the clerk of courts office to have all its materials moved over the weekend.


State superintendent names Hoffmaster to Y'town distress commission

Maria Hoffmaster was appointed Friday to Youngstown City Schools Academic Distress Commission by Paolo DeMaria, Ohio’s superintendent of public instruction.


27 years later, survivor still bears scars of Warren workplace killings

For William John Everett, the morning of June 27, 1991, was just an average morning.


Boardman to start landlord registrations after winning lawsuit

The township soon will begin registering landlords in a new program aimed at improving rental-property standards, in a community where about 30 percent of housing units are rentals.


Steelers take Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph at No. 76

Mason Rudolph looks like the heir apparent to Ben Roethlisberger.


Browns trade down, select Miami DE Chad Thomas at No. 67

The Browns sent the last pick of the second round, No. 64, to the Colts in exchange for the 67th and 178th selections.


Steelers select Oklahoma State WR James Washington at No. 60

The Steelers traded Martavis Bryant, so they had an opening at WR.


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Man held in Ohio, Pa. robberies

Man held in Ohio, Pa. robberies


Harding and Iowa C James Daniels goes 39th to Bears

James Daniels is the son of former WGH, Ohio State and NFL OL LeShun Daniels.


Browns select Nevada OT Austin Corbett, RB Nick Chubb

The Browns have a need at LT with the recent retirement of Joe Thomas.


Woman tells police she was attacked in Metropark

Woman tells police she was attacked in Metropark


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2018 NFL DRAFT UPDATES

Watch for updates throughout the draft.


49ers trade RT Trent Brown to Patriots

The 49ers sent RT Trent Brown to the Patriots on Friday.


NFL Draft: Trades

List of NFL Draft trades


NFL Draft: First-round selections

First-round picks Thursday night.


UPDATE | Consultant appointed to Youngstown Academic Distress Commission

Consultant appointed to Youngstown Academic Distress Commission


Trump urges NATO allies to spend more on defense

Trump urges NATO allies to spend more on defense


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Brownlee Woods man faces additional child porn charges

Brownlee Woods man faces additional child porn charges


400-pound Ohio man pleads guilty to accidentally smothering boy

400-pound Ohio man pleads guilty to accidentally smothering boy


Temple rescinds Cosby's honorary degree

Temple rescinds Cosby's honorary degree


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Orphaned manatees find temporary homes at 2 Ohio zoos

Three orphaned manatees have found temporary homes in Ohio.


OSHP seizes 100 pounds of weed in Lucas County

OSHP seizes 100 pounds of weed in Lucas County


Federal authorities charge Dallas-area couple with slavery

Federal authorities charge Dallas-area couple with slavery


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Boardman student hands out fake $100 bills to friends

Boardman student hands out fake $100 bills to friends


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60-year-old attacked at gas station on South Side

Police are still looking for two men who attacked a 60-year-old man and took his car as he was putting gas into the vehicle at a South Side gas station.


Kucinich to return $20K to pro-Syrian government group

Kucinich to return $20K to pro-Syrian government group


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman

A summary of recent criminal activity in Poland and Boardman


Fla. school district reviews claim teacher called student Hitler

Fla. school district reviews claim teacher called student Hitler


Ohio pregnant woman shot in March dies after giving birth

Ohio pregnant woman shot in March dies after giving birth


Judicial court order: Clerk of courts office must move to new facility

Judicial court order: Clerk of courts office must move to new facility


Ex-YPD chief sues YSU for discrimination

Ex-YPD chief sues YSU for discrimination


Lockup List Friday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


GOP-led House panel officially clears Trump in Russia probe

GOP-led House panel officially clears Trump in Russia probe


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Where you can drop off your old prescription drugs Saturday

Where you can drop off your old prescription drugs Saturday


4 plead guilty in Coast Guard drug seizure near Galapagos

4 plead guilty in Coast Guard drug seizure near Galapagos


Search for suspect in Maine deputy killing enters 3rd day

Search for suspect in Maine deputy killing enters 3rd day


Man gets 44 years in prison for shootout that wounded 2 Ohio cops

Man gets 44 years in prison for shootout that wounded 2 Ohio cops


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Britain's new prince is named Louis Arthur Charles

The new prince has a name — in fact three.


Ohio doctor sentenced for illegal dispersal of oxycodone pills

A Cincinnati physician who was convicted of illegally distributing oxycodone pills has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.


Korean leaders pledge denuclearization, but avoid specifics

The leaders of North and South Korea played it safe Friday, repeating a previous vow to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons


59th District Dems have choice of 2 strong hopefuls

Editorial: The Vindicator, however, gives a slight edge to Eric Ungaro


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Price center of attention for Bengals

Fitch and Ohio State graduate Billy Price was selected 21st by the Cincinnati Bengals.


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Thursday testimony focuses on brother of ex-mayor Infante

Former Niles auditor Charles Nader testified that Ralph Infante allowed his brother, Niles employee Joe Infante, to earn more than other employees for his overtime in 2013 when Ralph Infante was the city’s mayor.


Charges added to Youngstown cop’s sex case

Is free on 50k bond


SURPRISING BROWNS: Mayfield, Ward selected at 1 and 4

The Cleveland Browns believe all Baker Mayfield has in common with Johnny Manziel are height and a Heisman.


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2nd Annual Sarcoidosis Awareness Event is May 6 in Girard

Gwendolyn Fish is on a mission to raise awareness for sarcoidosis, a disease that has unknown causes and symptoms that can be hard to detect.


Fans at Boardman gathering are mystified by Browns’ selections

Mayfield draws mixed reviews as No. 1 overall pick.


Minus Miller, Indians fade

Seager’s late RBI double lifts Seattle after Cleveland’s rally from 4-0 deficit


WRPA partners with mental health board to develop YDC site

The mental-health board envisions the 35-acre property as a hub for nonprofits that serve the Valley’s vulnerable residents.


GM reports decline for 1Q

General Motors Co. reported a 58.7 percent year-over-year decline in income for the first quarter of 2018.


SPORTS DIGEST || MVCA recruiting night Monday at MVR

MVCA recruiting night Monday at MVR YOUNGSTOWN The Mahoning Valley Coaches Association is


Not a game; officials answer questions at event

Residents, businesses gather for Good Evening Canfield


Film co-directed by students from Valley will get premiere

Staff report KENT “Fly By Night,” a film made by Kent State University students Jimmy Naples and


Netflix documentary explores RFK’s legacy

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press BOSTON He was once called the most likely American


Broadway’s spring shows include some long and serious fare Bring a pillow

By MARK KENNEDY AP Entertainment Writer NEW YORK There are plenty of cocktail and wine options


high school roundup

high school roundup BASEBALL Ursuline 8, Poland 5 STRUTHERS Andrew Sabella’s two doubles


Austintown loses treasurer to Youngstown City Schools

A.J. Ginnetti is the third Austintown administrator to leave for the city school district.


Golden String Radio, Purple Cat celebrate new downtown space

The musicians and DJs at Golden String Radio and Purple Cat Records have a new space to call home in the middle of downtown Youngstown.


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DoubleTree to now open May 15

The DoubleTree by Hilton hotel will now open have its soft opening during the week of May 15.


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Daffodil show launches spring season at Fellows

Mill Creek MetroParks’ annual Daffodil Show opens today at Fellows Riverside Gardens’ D.D. and Velma Davis Education & Visitor Center, 123 McKinley Ave., Youngstown, where these “Fellows Favorites” and many other varieties will be on display. Entries are being accepted from 3 to 5 p.m.today and 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday. The show opens to the public from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.


Meals on Wheels thanks volunteers

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Meals on Wheels of Mahoning County had an appreciation

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Boardman Park hosts Disc Golf Open

Boardman Park hosted its first annual Boardman Park Disc Golf Open on March 25 celebrating the

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Princes and princesses attend library program

Children dressed as princesses and princes arrived at the Boardman library on April 12 for “It’s a Royal Affair!”

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Bake sale and bunnies at Family Video

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Two animal rescue organizations teamed up for a “Some Bunny

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E. coli outbreak sickens 3 in Mahoning County, nearly 85 across nation

Three cases of E. coli tied to contaminated romaine lettuce have been confirmed in Mahoning County according to the Ohio Department of Health.


Boardman Community Briefs

Bonding with babies and books This event is for caregivers and their little ones who are 6-23


Austintown Community Briefs

Redeemer Lutheran Church hosts rummage sale The Ladies Guild of Redeemer Lutheran Church, located


Easter program with Peeps at library

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The Austintown library invited children to have fun with

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Dobbins dad and daughter night

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Dobbins Elementary invited fathers and daughters to the

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Troop leader helps girls in Columbiana and Canfield take a stance against bullying

Sergeant Wade Boley of the Columbiana Police Department asked questions, such as ‘who likes sports’

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Poland Sports Briefs

Mooney golf team hosts fundraising scramble On June 9, there will be a Cardinal Mooney golf team


Poland Community Briefs

Appy hour Learn all about popular apps for smartphones and mobile devices on May 5 at 10 a.m. at


Meals on Wheels thanks volunteers

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Meals on Wheels of Mahoning County had an appreciation

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Canfield Sports Briefs

Canfield Local Schools announces a boys youth summer basketball camp There will be a boys youth


Zedakers celebrate 60th anniversary

HUBBARD Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Welchman Zedaker of Hubbard recently celebrated their 60th wedding


Charity Limbeck, Daniel Geisler plan June rite

AUSTINTOWN Daniel Limbeck and Sandra Limbeck, both of Austintown, are announcing the engagement of


Canfield speech and debate team wrapped up the season

The Canfield speech and debate team competed at the Ohio Speech and Debate Association’s State

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Fitch band honored heroes in D.C.

The Austintown Fitch High School marching band performed in the annual National Cherry Blossom

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Students bounce off the walls

by ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com The students of Boardman Center Intermediate School


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Walk and funday to fund IBD research

Austintown Township Park hosted the Fitness Sunday Funday 5K Run/Walk on April 14 to benefit the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation.

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POLICE BLOTTER

April 10 Breaking and entering: Someone broke into a vacant structure in the 40 block of North


Meals on Wheels thanks volunteers

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Meals on Wheels of Mahoning County had an appreciation

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Canfield Community Briefs

Bonding with babies and books This event is for caregivers and their little ones who are 6-23


School board approves new waiver policy

On April 23, the Boardman School Board approved a policy change that will enable school athletes,


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Canfield Local Schools host Literacy Night

The Canfield Local School District hosted a Family Literacy Night for families at C.H. Campbell Elementary School on April 11.

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Buck Wilder author visits Dobbins

By ZACK SHIVELY zshively@vindy.com Children’s author Tim Smith visited Dobbins Elementary on

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Analysts expect modest outcome from trade talks

Associated Press WASHINGTON When Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin leads a delegation of


BUSINESS DIGEST ||

Real-estate pros picked for program BOARDMAN Second-generation owners of Burgan Real Estate,


A judicial race is the most expensive primary matchup in Mahoning County

The two Democratic candidates for the seat raised about $125,000 combined so far this year


Niles voters asked to pass emergency school levy

This is the second time in six months school district voters are being asked to approve more money for school operations.


Surplus food/clothing

Surplus food/clothing Austintown Community Church, 242 S. Canfield-Niles Road, food giveaway


CAMPAIGN FINANCE

CAMPAIGN FINANCE Pre-primary election reports Candidates and issues committees on the May 8


Girard Fire Department has new fire truck

The 2018 Sutphen Rescue Engine cost the city $26,289.


Penn National reports earnings increase, busy 1Q

Penn National Gaming Inc. reported net income of $45.4 million from revenue of $816.1 million during the first quarter of 2018.


Plea made in ’15 shooting death

Sentence will be 18 years to life


Trump pledges hands off Russia probe, may ‘change my mind’

Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump insisted Thursday he “won’t be involved” in


MAHONING COUNTY

MAHONING COUNTY Indictments A county grand jury handed up indictments against these people on


Ohio’s top court further muddies fracking issue with new ruling

Opinion: One consistent thing about the Ohio Supreme Court when it comes to decisions about whether it’s


Meth found on woman

Meth found on woman AUSTINTOWN Officers arrested a Lake Milton woman after discovering


METRO DIGEST || Patriot Boulevard?

Patriot Boulevard? YOUNGSTOWN Interstate Boulevard in Austintown could soon be named Patriot


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Mich. couple gives 14th son creative middle name GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. A Michigan


Court won’t return exotic animals to man’s home

Associated Press TOLEDO A man whose tigers and other exotic animals were seized in a raid by


Miss Ferlaino, Mr. Diana plan May vows

Ryan and Christina Rinestine of East Liverpool, Betsy and Victor Ferlaino of Kansas City, Mo., and


What’s your emergency? 911 a different call for black, white

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA Two recent encounters at a Philadelphia Starbucks and a


49ers

49ers Notre Dame tackle taken with 9th pick SANTA CLARA, Calif. Even before speaking with


Che, Jost of ‘SNL’ to host Emmy Awards

Che, Jost of ‘SNL’ to host Emmy Awards LOS ANGELES NBC says that Michael Che and Colin Jost of


Steelers bolster depleted secondary

First pick is Virginia Tech safety


Today’s entertainment picks:

Today’s entertainment picks: v Justin Moore and Dylan Scott, 7:30 p.m.: Country music concert


WORLD DIGEST || Parents sue N. Korea over death of son

Parents sue N. Korea over death of son WASHINGTON The parents of U.S. college student Otto


SOCIETY DIGEST || YMTA to present spring recital

YMTA to present spring recital YOUNGSTOWN The Youngstown Music Teachers Association will present


CLUB CALENDAR

ASSOCIATIONS American Association of University Women Youngstown Branch will meet at St. John’s


Pa. asks court to block request

Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration went to court this


Fire out, evacuation lifted after refinery explosion injures 11

Associated Press SUPERIOR, WIS. Authorities said a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery


Associated Press

Associated Press SACRAMENTO, CALIF. More than three decades after his trail went cold, one of


NILES

NILES School levy A 5.85-mill, 10-year emergency operating levy that will generate $1.3 million


Cosby’s lawyer: ‘Fight is not over’

Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a


Week of pomp & civility in US

Opinion: By Peter Funt Cagle Cartoons Three disparate events within a week’s time captured the world’s


Seeing red: Teacher walkouts close Arizona, Colorado schools

Associated Press PHOENIX Teachers in Arizona and Colorado turned their state Capitols into a sea


nba playoffs | Thursday’s game

Bucks 97, Celtics 86 MILWAUKEE Giannis Antetokounmpo had 31 points and 14 rebounds and


Pens stun Caps in 3rd

Minus Malkin and Hagelin, Pittsburgh steals home-ice edge


OTHER DEVELOPMENTS

Mike Pompeo took over as America’s top diplomat Thursday after being confirmed by the Senate and


Today is Friday, April 27, the 117th day of 2018. There are 248 days left in the year.

Today is Friday, April 27, the 117th day of 2018. There are 248 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Dems have 2 weak choices for county commissioner

Editorial: Character matters. When evaluating the qualifications and backgrounds of candidates for public


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., .1252.760.81 Aqua America, .71


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Poland Rotary distributes funds among 16 charities

The Poland Rotary awarded funding to local charities during their Awards Breakfast on April 18 at the Holy Family Parish Hall.

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Laurie Jonda, Lyle Hayes to marry in June

POLAND Gregg and Donna Jonda of Poland are announcing the engagement of their daughter, Laurie


CVMS ACE students donate to Angels for Animals

By ABBY SLANKER neighbors@vindy.com Canfield Village Middle School Ambitious Citizens for

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