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2 seriously injured in Newton Falls crash tonight

A two-vehicle crash in Newton Township at about 7 p.m. Saturday on Newton-Tomlinson Road left both drivers seriously injured.

Golden Bear anniversary lured East grads 'home' today

“Once a Golden Bear, always a Golden Bear” was the mantra heard repeated over-and-over at Saturday’s East High School alumni reunion on the school grounds.

Driver alert: OVI checkpoint starts at 8:30 on Route 46

The Ohio State Highway Patrol and Howland Police Department are conducting an OVI checkpoint from 8:30 p.m. today until 1 a.m. Sunday on state Route 46.

Minor injuries when semi forces car across I-76 today

A Coraopolis, Pa., woman was injured when the semi tractor-trailer she was passing today on Interstate-76 in Milton Township in Mahoning County blew a left front tire, causing the truck driver to lose control and sideswipe her Honda Civic.

Lake Milton party at the beach is today

Lake Milton party at the beach is today

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Man gets 15 to life for murder of girlfriend

Her body was found in the trunk of his car in Niagara Falls.

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YSU returns bigger, deeper roster this fall

Visitors to Stambaugh Stadium wouldn’t be incorrect if they thought they were seeing double or triple.

Girard firefighters fight to reduce cancer risk

Firefighters have double the risk of getting certain types of cancer than the general public.

Meyer defends himself; fired assistant Smith denies abuse

Urban Meyer insisted he handled the situation properly in 2015.

China plans tariffs on $60B of US goods

A Mahoning Valley expert said the Chinese tariffs would have a negative impact on businesses in the region especially machinery and agriculture.

Poulter, Fleetwood and Thomas share lead at Firestone

Tommy Fleetwood took advantage of another soft day of good scoring at Firestone with a 7-under 63.

Canton’s Class of 2018 gathers for big weekend

Associated Press CANTON Joining the most exclusive club in football truly hit home Friday for

ODOT: We will review the speed camera signage policy

Deadline for communities to remove speed camera signs and equipment on hold.

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$250,000 bond for Warren man accused of skinning his dog

Canton police filed the charge, known as prohibitions concerning companion animals, after photos of him skinning his own dog were seen on Facebook a couple of weeks ago.

Mixed results in Browns’ first scrimmage

Baker Mayfield had some typical rookie ups and downs. Tyrod Taylor was his steady self.

Cars in the Park 40th anniversary

The Mahoning Valley Old Cars Club will celebrate its 40th anniversary Cars in the Park car show and flea market from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

BUSINESS DIGEST || Steward Health, YGDNA extend contract

Steward Health, YGDNA extend contract YOUNGSTOWN A contract between the Youngstown General Duty

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Review: ’Christopher Robin’ a return to Hundred Acre Wood

The misfortune of “Christopher Robin” is not only that it comes a year after “Goodbye Christopher Robin,” an earnest if sentimental tale about Winnie-the-Pooh author A.A. Milne and his son, Christopher Robin Milne, but that it arrives a few months after the screwball radiance of “Paddington 2.”

Aligning the city schools plan with state standards

Youngstown City Schools CEO Krish Mohip tightens his strategic plan to align with state standards

METRO DIGEST || Niles council vacancy

After Councilman Steve Mientkiewicz’s selection Wednesday by Trumbull County Democratic Party Central Committee members from Niles to be Niles mayor, there is a vacancy for his 2nd Ward seat.

METRO DIGEST || Bus drivers in-service

Bus drivers in-service YOUNGSTOWN About 300 bus drivers from throughout Northeast Ohio are

McDonald man files suit against village, claiming he was denied public records

McDonald man files suit against village, claiming he was denied public records

Four indicted for selling cocaine

Indictment unsealed by feds Friday

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Food, music, culture draw throngs to 33rd Greater Y'town Italian Fest

Chirrell Brown of Cleveland eats chicken alfredo under a large Italian flag in downtown Youngstown Friday night during the 33rd annual Greater Youngstown Italian Fest.

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Selected local stocks

Selected local stocks STOCK, DIVIDENDCLOSECHANGE Alcoa Inc., 42.72+0.24 Aqua America, .20

War on fentanyl requires united multifront attack

Editorial: Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich did not mince words earlier this week when signing into law legislation

DC not as good a place as PGH

Opinion: By Tom Purcell Cagle Cartoons Washington, D.C., routinely ranks high in surveys on America’s

GOP Rep. Nunes lacks character

Opinion: By Blair Bess Cagle Cartoons After railing against the FBI, the intelligence community, and the


Editorial: Correction In a Vindicator editorial published Wednesday titled “Sleaze-filled land contracts in

Police close probe into Las Vegas shooting

Investigation fails to find a motive Associated Press LAS VEGAS In the months before

Fountain pen a constant companion

Opinion: I have attended thousands of garage sales looking for the old-time fountain pens and it’s almost

California blaze spawns fire tornado

California blaze spawns fire tornado SAN FRANCISCO A deadly Northern California wildfire burned

Reuniting families is role of feds, judge says

Associated Press SAN DIEGO A federal judge on Friday said the Trump administration was solely

Facing deportation, Marine’s wife leaves

Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. The 16-year-old American daughter of a U.S. Marine held back

Officials ask evacuees not to return yet over flooding fears

Associated Press LYNCHBURG, Va. Officials in Virginia say a dam that overflowed Thursday is

Witness: Income disguised to help Manafort

Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. One of Paul Manafort’s tax preparers admitted Friday that she

Sunday news shows

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

Marshals seek burglary, robbery suspects

Wanted for incident Tuesday on Beechwood Place

After more than 30 years of reporting about fish, fishing and fishers, I have yet to grow weary of

After more than 30 years of reporting about fish, fishing and fishers, I have yet to grow weary of

Pair arrested on drug charges say they were on way to rehab.

Boardman police say man injected drugs in front of them.

ERNIE BROWN JR. | Wellness Walk, East High reunion picnic on tap this month

Opinion: The reunion picnic is today at East High School. The wellness walk is Aug. 11 beginning at the Covelli Centre.

SANDLOT roundup

PONY WORLD SERIES Baird Brothers wins tournament opener LAREDO, TEXAS Baird Brothers defeats

MILEAGE STANDARDS Obama-era standards continue – for now

Associated Press DETROIT For all the drama surrounding the Trump administration’s attempt to

US TRADE Deficit widens by $46.3B in June

Associated Press WASHINGTON The U.S. trade deficit widened in June for the first time in four

YSU NOTEBOOK | More from Stambaugh Stadium on Friday

Still king: On a team rich with running backs, Tevin McCaster is still the king. The senior from

US UNEMPLOYMENT Jobless rate slips as hiring slows

Associated Press WASHINGTON Employers pulled back on hiring in July, but the job gains were

Execution date set for father who killed son

Associated Press COLUMBUS The Ohio Supreme Court has set an execution date in four years for a

Memorial shoot

Memorial shoot Salem The Salem Hunting Club, 549 N. Indiana Ave., is having its Scholarship

Thanks for the lack of memories

Where are my keys? This is the second time in a year I’ve lost them. The first time was at the


Halestorm ALBUM: “Vicious” (Atlantic) GRADE: A- “Vicious” comes five years after Halestorm’s

Allen: Expect centrist ‘Last Man’

By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. “Last Man Standing” isn’t rushing to

Ohtani homers twice as Angels top Tribe

Shohei Ohtani hit two home runs in a game for the first time in the major leagues.

Library to host Wellness Wednesday, featuring pedorthist

Library to host Wellness Wednesday, featuring pedorthist SALEM Salem Public Library, 821 E.

Improve fitness

Improve fitness CANFIELD The Ursuline Health and Wellness Center, 4280 Shields Road, can help

OUT & ABOUT | Club Calendar

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


ODDLY ENOUGH Man in concrete mixer truck leads police in chase GILLETTE, Wyo. Wyoming police


Births St. Elizabeth boardman hospital Richard and Kourtney Nelson, Youngstown, boy, Aug. 2.

Some great news from Presque Isle

For the second-consecutive year, a pair of federally endangered piping plovers are raising chicks on


Today is Saturday, Aug. 4, the 216th day of 2018. There are 149 days left in the year. ASSOCIATED

SPORTS digest

Big inning by Batavia downs Scrappers batavia, n.y. The Batavia Muckdogs scored six runs in the

Pirates survive Archer’s rough debut

Adam Frazier’s RBI single in the eighth inning helped the Pittsburgh Pirates win in Chris Archer’s debut