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SV dog show at fairgrounds features 166 breeds, 1,688 competitors this year

People came from as far as Australia and Mexico and many of the United States, and as near as Lordstown to show their canines Thursday, the first of the four-day Steel Valley Cluster dog show at Canfield Fairgrounds.


Youngstown residents call city's flood psyment offer an insult

Six Wendover Circle residents who had extensive damage to their homes after a December water break were offered $2,500 each from the city administration to help pay their expenses.


Pastor, advocate describe battle to help Salem immigrants detained by ICE

Pastor Manuel Lux moved to Salem from Guatemala to plant a church among the 3,000-some Guatemalan immigrants living in the area who speak only Quiche, a Mayan language spoken long before the Spanish arrived.


Brookfield boil alert lifted

The Trumbull County Sanitary Engineers Department has lifted a boil alert issued Wednesday for Trumbull County water customers who live on state Route 7 north of Brookfield Fire Department.


Senate votes to release transcript of suspected Russian spy

Senate votes to release transcript of suspected Russian spy


FBI: Man who threatened Trump, DA may be driving school van

FBI: Man who threatened Trump, DA may be driving school van


Trump staffs up Mideast team for peace plan rollout

Trump staffs up Mideast team for peace plan rollout


Immunization clinics set in Warren

Immunization clinics set in Warren


Ohio airport kiosk offers free short stories for travelers

Ohio airport kiosk offers free short stories for travelers


Browns guard Zeitler sidelined with calf injury

Browns guard Zeitler sidelined with calf injury


UPDATE | Ohio State closes ranks as Meyer probe adds new scandal

Ohio State closes ranks as Meyer probe adds new scandal


Sanders won't dispute claim that media is 'enemy' of people

Sanders won't dispute claim that media is 'enemy' of people


Fetus on Kenmore Avenue was stillborn, coroner's office says

Fetus on Kenmore Avenue was stillborn, coroner's office says


West Side residents bristle at basement-flooding settlement amount

West Side residents bristle at basement-flooding settlement amount


Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply

Trump receives new letter from Kim Jong Un, sends his reply


Pa. 2-year-old fatally mauled by pit bulls inside home

Pa. 2-year-old fatally mauled by pit bulls inside home


US officials raise alarm about 2018, 2020 election security

US officials raise alarm about 2018, 2020 election security


UPDATE | Active shooter reported at Wright-Patterson base

Active shooter reported at Wright-Patterson base


US goes ahead with tax on Canadian newsprint

US goes ahead with tax on Canadian newsprint


Ex-Ohio cop accused in sex case involving teen pleads not guilty

Ex-Ohio cop accused in sex case involving teen pleads not guilty


Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company

Apple becomes 1st trillion-dollar company


OSHP: No bias shown toward black state lawmaker

OSHP: No bias shown toward black state lawmaker


Ohio State to open camp with Meyer on leave

Ohio State to open camp with Meyer on leave


Two 'flexible parks' coming to life in Youngstown

Two 'flexible parks' coming to life in Youngstown


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UPDATE | Man living in Warren charged in Canton with animal cruelty

Man living in Warren charged in Canton with animal cruelty


Lockup List Thursday — Mahoning County jail bookings, releases

Mahoning County Sheriff's Activity


Cash 'n' coke found in Campbell Street home

Cash 'n' coke found in Campbell Street home


Two Manhattan Avenue homes leveled by fires

Two Manhattan Avenue homes leveled by fires


Youngstown swears in four new police officers

Youngstown swears in four new police officers


Two grants awarded to McDonald Volunteer Fire Department

Two grants awarded to McDonald Volunteer Fire Department


Trump team wants to roll back Obama-era mileage standards

Trump team wants to roll back Obama-era mileage standards


Job and financial settlement with Abigail Beniston approved

Job and financial settlement with Abigail Beniston approved


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Pope changes death penalty teaching, now ‘inadmissible’

Pope changes death penalty teaching, now ‘inadmissible’


Ohioans get 3-day break from state sales tax for some items

Ohioans get 3-day break from state sales tax for some items


Patrol issues over 500 citations enforcing Move Over law

Patrol issues over 500 citations enforcing Move Over law


Governor signs bill increasing some drug penalties

Governor signs bill increasing some drug penalties


Akron airport kiosk offers free short stories for travelers

Akron airport kiosk offers free short stories for travelers


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You're watching DOYO live

Watch our live coverage of DOYO.


As car sales continue to slide, Brown proposes incentive

Small-car sales decreased to represent about 31 percent of the auto market, analysts said.


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Austintown finishes third in 9-10 state tournament

Austintown catcher Kylie Folkwein is living proof you never stop learning, even when it’s summer


Yavorcik asks Ohio Supreme Court to reject prosecutors’ appeal

Prosecutors ‘relied upon an unfair and unsubstantiated allegation’ that they couldn’t receive a fair trial in Mahoning County, Yavorcik's attorney wrote.


Woods gets last crack at Firestone

This is one farewell party Tiger Woods didn’t want to miss


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Mientkiewicz elected Niles mayor in 6-5 Democratic Party vote

Councilman Steve Mientkiewicz, 34, said being part of “the younger generation,” experienced, educated and having a “common-sense approach” made him the right person to serve as Niles mayor.


Urban Meyer put on paid leave during investigation

The Ohio State football coach allegedly knew of assistant’s domestic violence history.


Hubbard trustees: We need to pass this police levy

The trustees may put a 3.5-mill police levy on the November ballot.


Scrappers hold off Crosscutters

Tyler Freeman drove in four runs and extending his hitting streak to 14 games.


Another critic of Trumbull engineer addresses commissioners

Terminated employee accuses Smith of harassment


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Greater Youngstown Italian Festival returns

Returning as headliner this year is the EuroRhythms, a Columbus-based showband that performs Italian standards Vegas-style. The eight-piece act, featuring a horn section, plays "a wide variety of traditional Italian songs but in a way that younger people will like,” sband leader Ray Massa said.


Report: Valley has 2nd-highest rate of food hardship in US

The report found 22 percent of all households in the region are impacted by food hardship.


MVSD $15.4M in upgrades showing progress

The Mahoning Valley Sanitary District has spent $15.4 million in upgrades in the last two years on 17 projects, which the chief engineer calls an essential investment in the district’s assets, including the Meander Reservoir Dam.


Canfield city residents to vote on term lengths, limits in Nov.

Currently, council members serve two-year terms.


South Side events draw families in effort to reduce crime in the city

The event is a partnership between the ICU Blockwatch, and the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp.


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DOYO live event draws professionals to downtown Youngstown

Gene Bonanno of TBG digital marketing led an in-depth workshop on marketing for manufacturers at Tyler History Center Wednesday for the third DOYO Live marketing and interactive design conference. which will draw hundreds of professionals to downtown Youngstown for the main event today.


Allen Gannett headlines DOYO Live

DOYO Live, Youngstown’s digital marketing and interactive design conference, is back for year three,


Plants need water

Plants need water During the hottest parts of summer, water management is critical to plant growth


Births

Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Matt and Elizabeth Mason, Salem, boy, July 31. Ciera


YEARS AGO FOR AUG. 2

Today is Thursday, Aug. 2, the 214th day of 2018. There are 151 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED


Learn to enjoy garden summer traffic

By Dolly Anderson Ohio certified volunteer naturalist I think I need a stoplight or a cop to


Don’t take your hiccups for granted

Most people think of hiccups as a minor annoyance. They normally last a few minutes and disappear as


ODDLY ENOUGH

ODDLY ENOUGH Trapped tourists call wrong Lisbon police for help LISBON, Maine Two tourists who


NIGHTLIFE

BirdFish Brewing Co., 16 S. Main St., Columbiana Fri: Rick Bruckner and the Brotherhood, 7 p.m.


Updates from the meeting of the Television Critics Association

By LYNN ELBER AND PABLO ARAUZ PENA Associated Press BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. A roundup of news


String algae can harm ponds

Q. I have these mats of scum on my pond. I think its filamentous algae. If it is, how do I get rid


NEW THIS WEEK

NEW THIS WEEK Christopher Robin (PG) Cinema South: Fri.-Thu. 11:30 a.m., 2:05, 4:35, 7:15, 9:50


SOCIETY DIGEST || Church will host yard sale Friday, Saturday

Church will host yard sale Friday, Saturday YOUNGSTOWN The Faith Fellowship Church of God, 388


WTG

THURSDAY Fairs and Festivals Columbiana County Fair, gates open 7 a.m. The Columbiana County


AUDITIONS

AUDITIONS ACTORS “Annapurna,” directed by Nick Mulichak, Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse


Firefly Hike

Firefly Hike When: Friday, 7:30-9 p.m. What: Enjoy a summer evening looking for these


The top 5 songs and albums on the iTunes Store for the week ending July 26:

The top 5 songs and albums on the iTunes Store for the week ending July 26: v “In My


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Lavender's many uses

By Eileen W. NOVOTNY OSU Ext. master gardener volunteer The diversity of lavender’s uses is


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Summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard

A summary of recent criminal activity in Hubbard, Liberty and Girard


Pruning fruit trees in summer

Pruning fruit trees in summer This is not the best time to prune fruit trees, but it can be done


Agenda Friday

Agenda Friday Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, building and sites committee


paul manafort trial Judge scolds prosecutors over testimony

Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort personally


California’s ‘dance of the lemons’ may end with upcoming election

Opinion: LOS ANGELES November’s congressional elections will decide which party will control a narcoleptic


Urlacher met lofty standards set by Bears

Linebacker will be inducted Saturday in Canton


Trump urges end to probe ‘right now’

Staff insists tweet was ‘not an order’ Associated Press WASHINGTON President Donald Trump


METRO DIGEST || Death ruled a homicide

Death ruled a homicide WARREN The Mahoning County Coroner’s office ruled the death of Jason


Pence welcomes return of presumed Korean War dead

Associated Press HONOLULU In an emotional and solemn ceremony, the remains of dozens of presumed


Payday lenders reaping what they have sowed

Editorial: Here’s the takeaway from Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s signing of a bill that clamps down on the predatory


Court strikes down Trump push to cut ‘sanctuary city’ funds

Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO A divided U.S. appeals court Wednesday struck down a key part of


Bitonio reluctant to move to left tackle

Browns guard Joel Bitonio is sliding over to starting left tackle to replace Joe Thomas — probably for good.


Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 42.06-1.21 Aqua America, .20


Experts: Stronger planes can mean fewer fatalities

Associated Press Passengers in plane crashes like the Aeromexico accident – in which no one died –


METRO DIGEST || Yo-Yo Ma to perform in Warren

Yo-Yo Ma to perform WARREN World-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform with the Warren


Liberty cops: Help us stop car break-ins

There have been at least 17 reports of theft from people’s cars since July 20.


BUSINESS DIGEST || AT&T hiring event scheduled for today

AT&T hiring event scheduled for today BOARDMAN The AT&T call center, 8089 South Ave., will host


Man found after being stabbed dies

Death is 10th homicide in Youngstown in 2018


More than 1,000 homes torched in Calif. wildfires

Associated Press UPPER LAKE, CALIF. A massive wildfire in Northern California has torched more


Trump’s short-term health plans are cheaper, but cover less

Associated Press WASHINGTON Consumers will have more options to buy cheaper, short-term health


A surge in shady ‘charity’ accounts

Opinion: By Helen Flannery and Chuck Collins OtherWords In every community, there are nonprofit


Facebook plays whack-a-mole with Russian interference

Associated Press Facebook is spending heavily to avoid a repeat of the Russian interference that


US slaps sanctions over charged pastor

Associated Press WASHINGTON The United States slapped sanctions on two Turkish officials


The Fed leaves key rate unchanged — for now

Associated Press WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve is leaving its benchmark interest rate


CD RATES

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


WORLD DIGEST || Trump to conduct Delaware, Ohio rally

Trump to conduct Delaware, Ohio rally WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is set to travel to Ohio


Asia-Pacific beats Canfield-Poland 1-0

Kirkland, Wash. The Canfield-Poland junior softball team lost its first game of the Junior


Bears, Ravens open NFL preseason in Canton

The game could very well honor Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher by being a defensive battle


Carrasco leads Indians to win over Twins

The Indians’ right-hander struck out 10 and won his fifth straight decision.


Cubs’ Hamels excels in return to NL

Pirates clobbered 9-2


SPORTS DIGEST || Warren Sports HOF announces 2018 class

The Warren Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting seven (7) stellar athletes into the Warren Sports Hall of Fame on Sept. 1.